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11 Dec

My Favorite Macaroons & Baking with Stevia

Why people don’t like stevia People often tell me that they don’t like stevia. When I hear this, I tell them that not all brands of stevia are created equal. Some brands have a strong aftertaste. Others…

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Nuts & Nut Butters,Vegetables 7 Dec 0 COMMENTS

PrimalCon 2018 & Roasted Cauliflower with Marcona Almonds & Golden Raisins

Last Sunday evening I returned from Primalcon 2018, 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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Book Reviews,Books,Eco Tips,Green Living,Health Tips,Money Saving Tips 3 Dec 3 COMMENTS

A Review of Rich Food, Poor Food

Rich Food, Poor Food: The Ultimate Grocery Purchasing System (GPS) by Jayson Calton, PhD., and Mira Calton, CN, contains so much vital information that today’s shoppers need to navigate their way through supermarkets and natural foods stores to find the most micronutrient-rich foods. This lightweight, compact, 290 page book 6…

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Book Reviews,Books,Green Living,Health Tips 30 Nov 5 COMMENTS

Eat Naked!

Eat Naked: Unprocessed, Unpolluted & Undressed Eating For A Healthier, Sexier You! Now doesn’t that sound appealing? Okay, before you get too excited…Eat Naked isn’t about dining in the buff, although that’s not a bad idea in Arizona, during the summer, when the temps rise above 105˚F. You could have…

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Book Reviews,Books,Vegetables 28 Nov 6 COMMENTS

A Review of Gather: The Art of Paleo Entertaining by Hayley Mason & Bill Staley

Hayley & Bill have done it again! Their latest cookbook, Gather: The Art of Paleo Entertaining, contains stunningly beautiful photographs and recipes for year round entertaining. You’ll find 17 complete menus and more than 200 grain-free, mostly dairy-free, whole foods recipes, divided by season and theme. Gather includes remakes of…

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Book Reviews,Nuts & Nut Butters,Poultry,Red Meat,Turkey 24 Nov 3 COMMENTS

Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs

Spaghetti and meatballs can be made gluten-free with one of the delicious gluten-free pastas on the market. My students and I have enjoyed Tinkyada (brown rice pasta) and Andean Dream (quinoa & brown rice pasta. If you’re diabetic, have blood sugar issues, insulin resistance, cancer, an autoimmune disorder, or some…

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Book Reviews,Books 21 Nov 2 COMMENTS

The Paleo Kitchen: Finding Joy in Modern Primal Cooking

If you’ve been following my blog, classes and cookbooks you already know that healthy and delicious grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free (or dairy optional), paleo, primal, low-sugar and sugar-free, naturally sweetened recipes can taste utterly delicious! Maybe you already have a repertoire of favorite recipes but you want something more. If you’re…

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Appetizers & Dips,Healthy Holiday Tips,Healthy Snacks,Money Saving Tips,Nuts & Nut Butters 18 Nov 2 COMMENTS

More Healthy Edible Gifts & Party Food

Looking for an easy recipe to bring to a holiday potluck, party, or gift exchange or something you can make for the people on your gift list? I’ve got just the recipe, actually many recipes, for you. I’ll post one below and additional ideas as well. You can savor the…

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Appetizers & Dips,Book Reviews,Books,Condiments,Eggs,Health Tips 15 Nov 4 COMMENTS

Victory Mayo!

I’ve been wanting to make this 30-second mayo for months. I’ve had my share of mayo batches turn into soup rather than the thick, rich, creamy, marvelously textured mayo you see in the pictures below. If the weather is too humid (rare here in Phoenix but it does happen!), if…

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