9 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Paleo

1. Famed WWE Wrestler “Mr. Paleo” – Though it was largely kept secret at the time, we now know that professional wrestler “Mr. Paleo”—who regularly disrupted matches to discuss his favorite healthy, nutrient-dense foods—was in fact pretty into paleo! In hindsight, it makes sense: who has time for calorie counting when you’re battling it out in a steel cage? 2. …

What we’re diggin’ – 1/4/18

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Other Recipes to Try: Mexican Chocolate Pots De Crème (Dairy-Free!) Italian Vegetable Soup (Paleo and Whole30) Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Bison Chili   Let’s Talk Science and It’s a Lifestyle: The Best of 2017: Research Insights and Other Breakthroughs – Mark Sisson over at Mark’s Daily Apple compiled a fantastic list of the scientific insights from 2017. It’s a pretty …

Nutrition Does Not Equal Weight Loss

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We are now a couple of days into the New Year and often this time of year people choose to do a “nutrition challenge” or try a new “diet” or just generally want to try approach their life/food in a different way. Because of that I want to talk about something that often gets confused: nutrition and weight loss.   …

Recommit, Don’t Resolve

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“You can’t make a real commitment unless you accept that it is a choice that you make again, and again, and again” — Keeping the Faith   The New Year gives us inspiration to break some bad habits, start some good ones and strive to be better versions of ourselves. All of these are fantastic goals. But I think we …

What we’re diggin’ – 12/7/17

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Other Recipes to Try: Hasselback Butternut Squash Warm Brussels Sprouts Slaw with Asian Citrus Dressing Nut-Free Egg-Free Pie Crust   Let’s Talk Science: Kale vs. Cow: The Case for Better Meat – I have a request, please consider supporting this project, even if it’s only a few bucks. There have been so many documentaries over the years – most recently …

Eat Before You Go

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One of my favorite “tricks” for making sure that I prioritize and eat nutrient dense foods during the Holidays, when there are lots of parties and temptation, is to eat before I go (I actually use this “trick” year-round whenever I’ve been invited to an event that I know will include foods and drinks that won’t be a smart choice …

What we’re diggin’ – 11/30/17

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Other Recipes to Try: Gingerbread Spiced Pecans Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup – if you can handle a little dairy than this recipe is great as it uses real cream and butter; but if you can’t handle dairy then you’ll want to skip this one. Sweet Potato Custard – this recipe calls for a little milk, but it has lots …

Make a Better Decision

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As the year is winding down and we are gearing up for next year, many of you may be thinking about “resolutions.” We often paint “resolutions” as black and white changes – I will exercise x number of times a week or I won’t eat any dairy for the year. Because of this it can be very easy to throw …

What we’re diggin’ – 11/16/17

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Other recipes to try: Roasted Cauliflower with Apples, Bacon and Balsamic Vinegar Perfect Turkey – Thanksgiving is next week! Traditional Cranberry Sauce – This one is actually a recipe from my family, we know this traces back to at least my great-great-grandmother! Traditional cranberry sauce is basically apple sauce with cranberries. It’s super easy but it does require some elbow …

Eating Around the Holidays (and any time of year)

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Is anyone else floored that it’s already the holidays? (In the US “the holidays” typically means Thanksgiving, Christmas/Hanukkah, and New Year’s Eve, but for me personally it also includes my Grandmother’s birthday, my Dad’s birthday and my Parent’s anniversary – my family really knows how to cram the celebrations together!) What this means are many many many opportunities to be …