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Book Reviews,New Cookbook 26 Jul 0 COMMENTS

A Review of Make Ahead Paleo

As many of you know, I’ve been a fan of planning and cooking ahead for years. I wrote about doing a Sunday Start Up earlier this week. While I don’t do one of these every week, at times I have. Sometimes I do a little bit (or a lot) of…

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Book Reviews,Books,Dessert,New Cookbook 24 Jul 7 COMMENTS

A review of Joshua Weissman’s Slim Palate Paleo Cookbook

Joshua Weissman’s first cookbook is stunningly beautiful––from the artfully laid out photographs to the clearly written instructions and head notes (the descriptive text below the title of a recipe) to the elegant and easy to follow (yet incredibly delicious) recipes, The Slim PalatePaleo Cookbook will please young and old, experienced…

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Restaurant Reviews 20 Jul 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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Money Saving Tips,Product Review 13 Jul 0 COMMENTS

Cool Kitchen Tool: The Herb Keeper

How many times have you purchased or picked fresh herbs and watched them wilt, dry out, turn soggy, black, or mold before you could consume them? For years I’ve searched for the best way to extend the life of fresh herbs. Been here, done this? I tried standing them in…

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Book Reviews,Contests & Giveaways,New Cookbook,Red Meat 11 Jul 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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Book Reviews,Books,Health Tips 5 Jul 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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Dessert,Nuts & Nut Butters 3 Jul 0 COMMENTS

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 blend easily into food without being noticed. Some brands have a cleaner taste….

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Appetizers & Dips,Condiments,Green Living,Herbs & Spices 1 Jul 0 COMMENTS

Nourished Butter & Bone Broth

Maybe you’ve heard about the benefits of Bone Broth (aka Bone-Building Broth), Ghee made from the fat skimmed from the milk of pasture-raised cows, and Compound Butter, but do you have the time to make them? If not, there’s an easy solution if you live in the Phoenix metro area!…

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Restaurant Reviews 28 Jun 0 COMMENTS

Blue Wasabi Sushi & Martini Bar Offers Gluten-Free Options

For those with celiac disease, a gluten intolerance, or autoimmune disorder, dining at a sushi bar can spell digestive disaster. Most soy sauces contain gluten and this soy sauce is often used for more than just dipping at the table. Surimi, the fake crab used in many sushi rolls, contains…

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