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Book Reviews,Books,Health Tips,New Developments 16 Apr 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 15 Apr 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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Book Reviews,New Cookbook 6 Apr 0 COMMENTS

A review of Beyond Bacon

If you’re into cooking real, fresh, whole foods, and you like or love pork, you’ll want to check out Beyond Bacon: Paleo Recipes That Respect The Whole Hog by Stacy Toth and Matthew McCarry (Victory Belt Publishing 2013). Stacy and Matt, author’s of Eat Like a Dinosaur, a family-friendly paleo…

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Book Reviews,Books,Vegetables 5 Mar 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,Books,New Cookbook 18 Feb 4 COMMENTS

A Review of Paleo Indulgences

Everyone likes treat. If you’re committed to eating a gluten-free, real foods diet with little or no dairy and refined sugar, you don’t have to abandon these principles to enjoy the occasional indulgence. No need to resort to junk food when real food can satisfy the urge to splurge. Whether…

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Books,Health Tips,Product Review 4 Feb 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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Book Reviews,Books,New Cookbook 2 Feb 1 COMMENTS

Practical Paleo really is a practical book!

Practical Paleo: A Customized Approach to Health and a Whole Foods Lifestyle is one of the most practical books and one of the most beautiful cookbooks on the subject of paleo, primal, and whole foods nutrition, healing, and cooking. What’s in it for you? Author and nutritionist Diane Sanfilippo, a…

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Books,Condiments,Health Tips,Herbs & Spices 29 Jan 0 COMMENTS

Chef Rachel Albert’s Tips for Celebrating Cilantro & Greening Your Diet

Cilantro is one of those foods people seem to love or hate – no in between. I love adding  it to vinaigrettes, dips, and marinades. It’s a super nutritious food with many healing properties. Cilantro is a great source of phytonutrients and antioxidants, such as quercetin. It also contains iron,…

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Book Reviews,Books 4 Jan 0 COMMENTS

Review of Paleo Cooking From Elana’s Pantry

I’ve been a fan of Elana Amsterdam’s work for several years now. I follow her blog. I regularly make a couple of my favorite recipes from her first book, The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook and I’ve wowed people with cupcakes from her second book, Gluten-Free Cupcakes. Both books were bestsellers….

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