Tag Archive for Paleo Diet

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Our favorite Paleo dressing and sauce recipes

Whether you’re new to a low sugar, gluten-free or Paleo diet or been at it for a while, figuring out how to spice up your dishes can be a daunting task. Sometimes we get bored or lazy when prepping food, or we simply just forget about those we loved. So to keep it all in one place, here are some… Read more →

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The Beginning is the Biggest Step

In the beginning I was just a sad lump of statistics: 5’2, 3 daily medications, knocking on the door of 200lbs at 191lbs.  Let me be clear: I DID NOT GET THIS WAY EATING TWINKIES AND SITTING ON THE COUCH. I thought I knew what good nutrition was; I worked out, counted calories, and never snacked.  In the summer of… Read more →

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Is a gluten-free diet a healthier diet?

Is a gluten-free diet really healthier for us? I’ve been asked often if a gluten-free diet is healthier for someone who isn’t gluten intolerant. Meaning, does everyone gain something from going gluten-free, or just those with a sensitivity or allergy (Celiac)? This is a tough one because it really comes down to how you treat the gluten-free lifestyle. If you’re… Read more →

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Bison Burgers and Paleo Meal Plans

It’s one of the first chilly spells in Austin for the year, and we’re enjoying some college football (Go Horns and Gators!) and prepping our burgers. While our version today is made with ground turkey, we’re following this recipe for quick and delish bison burgers. You can view the recipe we’re following today, and a full Paleo meal plan on… Read more →

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Kale chips are a quick and healthy alternative to potato and corn chips

When I started my health journey a few years ago, I discovered kale in large part thanks to my nutritionist. Admittedly, I had never even tried kale, let alone knew why it was such a powerful food.  She explained that I was experiencing oxidative stress, chronic inflammation and various auto-immune conditions that caused my liver to stop functioning properly. Poor liver function… Read more →

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MyPaleo Approved Foods for a Paleo diet

There are so many incredible foods to share with you on the “approved foods” list,  which might sound funny to some of you, since you first hear that you have to omit all processed foods including grains, sugar and dairy and think “what the hell am I going to eat then?” The truth is, MyPaleo diet focuses on fresh, healthy… Read more →

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MyPaleo Restricted Foods

I hate to say “forbidden” as it makes it seem so dramatic; but the reality is, the current state of our health is a dramatic crisis for many people. We are suffering rates of obesity, diabetes, high blood sugar, high blood pressure, imbalanced hormones, adrenal fatigue, food sensitivities, ADD, ADHD and various immune compromises and more, at alarming rates. And the research… Read more →

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Paleo Quick Start Guide

Thanks to Robb Wolf for this handy little tool!  He has compiled some helpful Paleo tools that we are sharing here for your benefit.  A little about Robb…. Robb Wolf, a former research biochemist is the New York Times Best Selling author of The Paleo Solution – The Original Human Diet. A student of Prof. Loren Cordain, author of The Paleo Diet, Robb… Read more →