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Make this warming and soothing tea that will knock-out any cold or flu

Ginger Juice Cold & Flu Remedy

With cold and flu season lasting pretty much from September right on through April or May, it’s good to have a remedy that you can put together when you feel that first sniffle, that wisp in your chest, or that first bit of body stiffness indicating that your body is in the midst of trying […]

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Sourdough Pizza Crust

With 93% of Americans having eaten pizza in the last month, and the average person consuming 46 slices of pizza per year,  it’s no wonder that pizza is becoming just as American as apple pie. (resource) The good news is that pizza doesn’t have to be an unhealthy indulgence and making it yourself doesn’t have […]

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easy gluten free cream cheese frosting recipe

Easy Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Birthdays, Christmas, Valentine’s day, there’s never an end to the need for frosting! It’s tempting to just throw a can or two of frosting into your cart at the store, but before you do take a look at the list of ingredients.  After “sugar” there is nothing on the ingredient list that remotely resembles food. […]

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8 Tips to help you ease into the Paleo lifestyle

Getting started with the Paleo diet

So you’ve decided to commit to eating like a caveman have you? Well put down your club, lose the loin cloth, and stand up straight, cuz’ you’re in for a wild ride! If you’re switching from eating the Standard American Diet (SAD) to Paleo, then yeah, cutting out all grains, dairy, legumes and pre-packaged foods […]

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apple nachos covered with caramel, marshmallow fluff, and chocolate sauce

Triple Threat Apple Nachos

These thinly sliced apples drizzled with caramel, chocolate, and homemade honey marshmallow fluff, are not only perfect for Superbowl Sunday and birthday parties, they’ll also make an easy and special treat for your kids Valentine’s Day party! Super easy to make, here’s how:    First, wash and dry your apples. Then, if using a mandoline, […]

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Paleo pizza crust using almond and arrowroot flour. With a sauce recipe included!

Paleo Pizza Crust

I must admit, there’s nothing more alluring than the aroma of hot luscious pizza to strike a serious craving.  In my quest to find the perfect Paleo diet pizza crust recipe, I tried just about every grain free pizza crust recipe out there (cauliflower-yuck, eggplant-double yuck, quinoa-nope) and finally came across Unrefined Kitchen’s almond flour […]

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hard boiled egg isolated on white

How to Properly Hard Boil an Egg

Hard boiled eggs have been around since cavemen figured out how to put two sticks together and got a spark (well, maybe they hadn’t figured out the pot situation yet so give or take a few years.). Yet, they are an oft forgotten food. Inexpensive, simple to make, high in protein and super healthy, buy […]

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date wrapped in bacon

Sweet Bacon Bear Hugs

Anyone who appreciates the power of bacon’s magical flavors will love the resulting tastiness of sweet dates wrapped in a slice of America’s favorite breakfast meat! These could quite possibly be the easiest appetizer to make in the history of civilization! With only 2 ingredients, this scrumptious appetizer is simple enough for even a caveman […]

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dairy free caramel latte

Dairy Free Caramel Latte

Living in the Kingdom of Starbucks (Seattle) means there’s a coffee shop on just about every corner. There’s a long line of cars at the good ones, and if you’re not holding a coffee cup with a logo, you might as well be walking around naked with your underwear on your head. Uh-huh, you’re […]

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Picture of The Paleo Sweet Tooth Book

The Paleo Sweet Tooth

I’ve been a busy bee putting together 20 of my absolute favorite desserts to satisfy your Paleo sweet tooth. Testing, tasting, re-making, re-testing, setting up and taking the perfect shot with the perfect background. All because I want you to be able to make these desserts and enjoy them thoroughly. I want you to feel, […]

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These tantalizing little beauties are grain, dairy, and refined sugar free!

Chocolate Cherry Muffins from Paleo Treats Cookbook

I don’t know about you, but I am a sucker for anything that combines cherry and chocolate. Add a bit of coconut flavor to the mix, and I am at your mercy….unless it contains gluten….or dairy…or regular sugar

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Fluffy Paleo Diet Coconut Flour Pancakes

I’m a big fan of starting your day with protein. It revs up the metabolism, helps curb cravings for sugar laden coffees and pastries, and aides in weight loss. For kids, protein is a morning must because they’ve got hard work to do. Sitting still for hours on end and being asked to concentrate, follow […]

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