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Chocolate Swirl Paleo Banana Bread (Grain-Free)

May 29, 2014

A couple of years ago I met George via our blogs and was inspired by his drive to eat nutrient-dense foods even while deployed as a Marine. His first cookbook – The Paleo Kitchen – written with Juli Bauer from OMG Paleo, will be released next month. Today I’m giving you a sneak peek and a […]

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15 Flavored Water Recipes

May 23, 2014

My nutritionist continually reminds me to drink more water. She suggests I take my body weight in pounds and drink half that number in ounces of water every day. That’s a lot of water! Let’s be honest, sometimes drinking that much water can get a bit boring. So I like to liven things up by flavoring […]

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Chocolate Pudding Pie (Grain-Free, Paleo)

May 19, 2014

When I was a kid, each Sunday after church my family would hop into the station wagon and make our way to Highland Park Cafeteria in Dallas for lunch. I loved that place. The people were friendly and I could pick whatever I wanted from the cafeteria line (a dream for any kid!). Each week […]

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Teriyaki Chicken Stir-Fry (Grain-Free, Paleo)

May 14, 2014

Our family has been very busy the last few weeks as school begins to wind down. I’ve made lots of stir-fry for dinner because it’s quick, easy and I can prep everything in the morning. Teriyaki chicken is a kid favorite and I love it because it has a short list of ingredients and after the […]

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The Perfect Nut-Free, Dairy-Free, Grain-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies (Paleo too!)

May 9, 2014

Nut-free, Grain-free and Dairy-free? What’s left? I promise, even without those ingredients, this is a fabulous cookie! Many of you have expressed a desire for a nut-free, grain-free chocolate chip cookie so I’m so excited to share this recipe with you. I used a combination of coconut flour (coconut

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Why You Shouldn’t Eat Raw Kale and the Perfect Green Smoothie Recipe

May 5, 2014

Kale contains many beneficial nutrients, but it’s not good idea to eat these hearty leafy greens raw. Kale is a goitrogenic vegetable and when eaten raw in small quantities, this vegetable can inhibit the uptake of iodine by the thyroid gland. If it’s eaten in excess, these chemicals can inhibit the incorporation of iodine into thyroid hormone. […]

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Orange Chicken Recipe (Paleo, Grain-Free)

May 1, 2014

Orange chicken is a favorite in our house. Crispy, fried chicken with a sweet orange glaze is pretty hard to pass up! It’s great served over cauliflower fried rice or if you can tolerate grains, you can serve it over properly prepared brown rice. My kids love the addition of broccoli in stir-fry, but can also add […]

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Pad Thai (Grain-Free, Paleo, Gluten Free)

April 29, 2014

Pad Thai is a classic take-out favorite and is quite easily made at home. You’ll need to do a bit of chopping and mixing, but once you prep all the ingredients, it only takes 15 minutes to cook on the stove. My very favorite recipe for Pad Thai comes from Cook’s Illustrated. I adapted their […]

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Salmon Baked in Cream with Sweet Bay, Thyme and Dill; & The Nourished Kitchen

April 21, 2014

It makes me so happy seeing all the real food cookbooks reaching the mainstream market lately. Jenny’s new cookbook The Nourished Kitchen practically bursts at the seams with nutrient-dense recipes. Here’s a sampling of the recipes you’ll find: Yogurt and Cheddar Cheese Soufflé with Chives, Roasted Pumpkin with Spiced Sorghum Syrup, Sweet Molasses Baked Beans […]

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