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Cooking DVDs,Dessert,Fruit,Fruit Dessert 11 Jan 0 COMMENTS

Blueberry Sauce

This is the time of year for berries. Are you looking for great ways to add fresh, flavorful, antioxidant rich berries to meals, snacks, or desserts? I’ve got a great recipe for you. It’s sweet and delicious and naturally low in sugars, far lower than most recipes because of the…

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New Developments,Restaurant Reviews 5 Jan 1 COMMENTS

Chef Rachel’s Review of Blue Lemon Express Gourmet in Gilbert

This small chain of restaurants originated in Utah, where they have five other locations (all in the Ogden area). They recently opened a new location in Gilbert, Arizona, a part of the valley that had slimmer pickings for people who want a casual environment, fast service, and something far healthier…

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Restaurant Reviews 29 Dec 0 COMMENTS

A review of Old TownTortilla Factory

Old Town Tortilla Factory offers Southwestern cuisine with a Mexican influence. They are located in the heart of historic Old Town Scottsdale at 6910 East Main Street (one block south of Indian School Road and two blocks west of Scottsdale Road). In or out? You can dine indoors or sit…

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Appetizers & Dips 27 Dec 0 COMMENTS

Pizza Confusion

My friend, Heather, and I had high hopes as we set out to review a new restaurant: Pizza Fusion. They call themselves the “greenest restaurant in America”. They use tables made from reclaimed wood sources, counter tops made from recycled glass bottles, paint without VOCs (volatile organic chemicals). More than…

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Contests & Giveaways,Grains,Interviews,New Developments,Product Review 17 Dec 2 COMMENTS

Paleo Pasta

I know, it might sound like a contradiction in terms. A paleo diet focuses on pre-agricultural foods, nutrient-rich vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, herbs, spices, wild or grassfed meat, wild caught fish, and healthy fats and oils, foods abundant prior to the advent of agriculture and food processing. Pasta is associated…

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Healthy Holiday Tips 16 Dec 0 COMMENTS

Year End Holiday Special on Chef Rachel’s Cookbooks

The holidays mean sharing food with family and friends and being with the ones you love. This year, give them the gift of good health. Chef Rachel’s books, The Garden Of Eating: A Produce-Dominated Diet & Cookbook, and, The Ice Dream Cookbook: Dairy-Free Ice Cream Alternatives with Gluten-Free Cookies, Compotes…

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Nuts & Nut Butters,Vegetables 12 Dec 0 COMMENTS

PrimalCon 2015 & Roasted Cauliflower with Marcona Almonds & Golden Raisins

Last Sunday evening I returned from Primalcon 2015, a fabulously fun three and half day weekend of total immersion into paleo and primal diet and fitness. Although I didn’t participate in any of the fitness activities this year, I enjoyed short walks to and from the beach park each day…

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Fruit,Nuts & Nut Butters,Vegetables 11 Dec 0 COMMENTS

Nutty Apple & Green Salad

Apples among my favorite fruits. I like them raw, in fruit and vegetable salads, slathered with nut butter, simmered, stewed, in crisps and cobblers, or stuffed and baked. They’re available throughout the year, making it easy to get your “apple a day.” They’re very nutritious (I’ll tell you more about…

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Book Reviews,Contests & Giveaways,New Cookbook,Red Meat 24 Nov 2 COMMENTS

Enter to win a copy of Beyond Bacon

A few days ago I told you about Stacy Toth and Matthew McCarry’s new cookbook, Beyond Bacon: Paleo Recipes That Respect The Whole Hog by (Victory Belt Publishing 2013) and how impressed I was with the book. Today I’m posting one of the recipes from the book and giving you…

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