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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 …

What we’re diggin’ – 11/9/17

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Other recipes to try: Thanksgiving Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Butternut Squash Instant Pot Autumn Mash – I don’t have an Instant Pot but recipes like this make me wish I did! Savory Roasted Pecans   Let’s talk science: 300,000-year-old skull – In Morocco scientists discovered skulls that could potentially push back the emergence of Homo sapiens by 100,000 years! …

Flat Belly Full

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I’m not sure where I first heard the phrase “flat belly full” but I’ve loved it ever since.   When we eat we often eat to the point of being overstuffed. Our feeling of “full” has been associated with being “stuffed.” But stuffed is not the same thing as full.   It is possible to be full and yet not …

What we’re diggin’ – 10/26/17

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Since Halloween is next week, I’m gonna keep this one short and just point y’all to some fun Halloween themed recipes. I’m also including a couple recipes that are on the sweet side because while a “Paleo” cupcake is still a cupcake, they can be a way to enjoy a little treat without a bunch of ingredients that may make …

Eat Your Damn Veggies

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Step one: eat your damn veggies!   There are a lot of places we could start when it comes to how to improve your diet and nutrition. Cutting out liquid calories is a great place – this includes soda, sweet tea, protein powders, sugar in your coffee or tea, juice, alcohol, etc. That one step can be the beginning for …

What we’re diggin’ – 10/19/17

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Other recipes to try: Roasted Garlic and Sage Pumpkin Soup Halloween Apple Mouths – this one is a great kid friendly snack for Halloween! Pumpkin Pie in 2 Minutes Flat! – this one has a little sweetener in it, but play around with the amount, you may find that you need less than the recipe calls for.   Let’s talk …

200 Choices a Day

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200 choices a day   Those who study such things, say that we make somewhere around 200 food and drink related choices per day. That number could – and often does – make you exhausted.   I don’t bring this up to discourage you or make you want to quit before you start – though I totally understand that feeling. …

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Salt?

What about salt? Does it have a place in a nutrient dense, evolutionary approach to nutrition?