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Book Reviews 17 Oct 2 COMMENTS

A review of The Modern No-Nonsense Guide to Paleo

Paleo and primal diet are becoming more mainstream. More people are talking about it, hearing about it, reading about it, following it, and curious about it. There are more blogs, books, and online resources now than at any other time. If you live alone or have a supportive family or…

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Cooking DVDs,Dessert,Fruit,Fruit Dessert 14 Oct 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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Contests & Giveaways,Grains,Interviews,New Developments,Product Review 12 Oct 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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New Developments,Restaurant Reviews 10 Oct 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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Feline Nutrition,Product Review,Products for Cats and Dogs 6 Oct 1 COMMENTS

By Nature Cat Food Passes the Taste Test

A healthy, natural diet is vital to keeping you, your family, and your furry children (in this case, cats) healthy. Your cats (and dogs) are designed to eat a carnivorous diet. Most pet foods don’t honor that. They contain a long list of artificial colorings and flavorings, grains, beans, legumes,…

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Bread & Baked Goods,Breakfast,Healthy Snacks,Nuts & Nut Butters,Product Review 2 Oct 3 COMMENTS

A review of NoGRAINola

Granolasare notoriously high in carbohydrates, mainly from the sugar they contain but also from the grains. Not this one! Whether your follow a paleo, primal, grain free, gluten free, whole foods, real foods, low sugar, no sugar, low or moderate carb diet, or some combination of some of these, NoGRAINola,…

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Book Reviews,Books,Chicken,Contests & Giveaways 30 Sep 4 COMMENTS

Enter to win a copy of Eat Like a Dinosaur

How would you like to win a copy of a super-fun, kid-friendly cookbook and nutrition guide? Earlier this week I posted a review of Eat Like A Dinosaur: Recipe & Guidebook for Gluten-Free Kids written by The Paleo Parents. The book contains more then 100 kid-approved recipes and projects free…

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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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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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