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Books,Health Tips,Product Review 23 Sep 0 COMMENTS

Chef Rachel Albert writes on The Benefits of a Ketogenic Diet, Part 1

What is a ketogenic diet? A ketogenic diet is a high fat, moderate protein (meaning protein-adequate), very low-carbohydrate diet that has been used to treat refractory (difficult to control) epilepsy and other brain disorders in children and adults. It has also been used in the treatment of multiple sclerosis, Grave’s…

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Books,Eco Tips,Green Living,Health Tips 21 Sep 0 COMMENTS

Chef Rachel Albert talks about The Politics Of Healthy Eating & The Garden of Eating

Michael Pollan, esteemed author of The Omnivores Dilemma, In Defense of Food, Food Rules, The Botany of Desire, and Cooked, has revolutionized the way many people look at food, from what’s in it to where it comes from and what was done to it before and after it was raised,…

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Appetizers & Dips,Book Reviews,Cooked Vegetables,New Cookbook,Nuts & Nut Butters 15 Sep 0 COMMENTS

Baked Onion Rings with a Twist

Of all of the recipes I tried fromPaleo Happy Hour, The lightly floured (well, sort of floured but not the usual kind) and baked Onion Rings are my favorite. They were a little fussy to make but oh so worth it for the mix of sweet, salty, savory, crunchy goodness….

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Books,Health Tips,Herbs & Spices 10 Sep 3 COMMENTS

Adding Spice to Your Life

How many different herbs and spices do you use on a daily, weekly, and regular basis? Do you feel confident pairing these seasonings with food? If not, you could benefit from the tips and techniques outlined my my cookbooks, my cooking DVD, and the live cooking classes I lead in…

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Book Reviews,Books,Contests & Giveaways,New Cookbook,Poultry,Turkey 4 Sep 7 COMMENTS

The Primal Cravings Cookbook Giveaway

Primal Cravings: Your Favorite Foods Made Paleo by Megan McCullough Keatley and Brandon Keatley reflects one the latest trends in paleo and primal diet cookbooks: hardcover, coffee table worthy cookbooks with thick paper stock and gorgeous full color food photos accompanying every recipe. I reviewed this book a few days…

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Books,New Developments 31 Aug 3 COMMENTS

Garden of Eating Soon to be Collector’s Item

The Garden of Eating: A Produce-Dominated Diet & Cookbook will receive a much needed make-over in the new year.  We have a limited number of copies of the current printing left. When they’re gone, they’re gone. We won’t be reprinting. Instead, we’ll redesign the book, cutting almost 100 pages of…

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Book Reviews,Books,Herbs & Spices 29 Aug 2 COMMENTS

A review of Well Fed: Paleo Recipes For People Who Love To Eat

Well Fed: Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat is not a brand new book, it came out in 2011. I’d heard a lot about it and finally got my hands on a copy several months ago. It read like a novel. I found a lot of similarities in…

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Book Reviews,Books,Health Tips,New Developments 11 Aug 0 COMMENTS

Chef Rachel Albert writes on The Benefits of a Ketogenic Diet, Part II: Allowed Foods

ALLOWED FOODS The Top 13 Foods & Food Groups to Eat Healthy Fats & Oils (coconut oil, MCT oil, coconut butter, unsweetened canned coconut milk, unsweetened flaked coconut, coconut flour, avocados, olives, flax oil, extra virgin olive oil, hemp oil, macadamia nut oil, macadamia nuts, pistachios, almonds, walnuts, pecans) Coconut…

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Book Reviews,Books,Health Tips 9 Aug 2 COMMENTS

A Blueprint for Health

I first heard about The Primal Blueprint: Reprogram Your Genes For Effortless Weight-Loss, Vibrant Health, And Boundless Energy by Mark Sisson (Primal Nutrition Inc., 2009) through the author’s blog, Mark’s Daily Apple. I liked what I read on his blog and wanted to read his book. Paleo and primal diets…

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