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Paleo Sunrise Smoothie

Creamy Coconut Sweet Potato Smoothie Recipe

Protein powders can be a very simple way to get a lot of protein in without having to actually chew anything. However, a lot of the protein powders out there are expensive, contain ingredients that many people are sensitive to, and are filled with additives and artificial sweeteners. Also, if you’re Paleo and don’t drink […]

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Do you suffer from adrenal fatigue?

Anxious, Depressed, Overweight? It Might Be Adrenal Fatigue

If you’re anxious, depressed, can’t fall asleep or stay asleep, have stubborn belly fat, can’t lose the weight, have digestive issues & more, adrenal fatigue is worth taking a closer look at. Stress, diet, medication and more can wreak havoc in the body. You don’t have to live like this, and you don’t have to take an SSRI/Prozac/”Happy pill.”

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Paleo, gluten free frosting with a dairy free option

Vanilla Meringue Buttercream Frosting Recipe

If Oprah ever asked me her famous question “What is the one thing you know for sure?” Without skipping a beat, I would firmly reply “A cupcake without frosting is only a muffin.” Now that you understand exactly how important frosting is in the whole line-up of life lessons, we can move on. I hit […]

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Easter Brunch Casserole

Sunday Brunch Casserole

Since it’s nearing Easter, and the kids and I have been blowing eggs to decorate, I thought I’d share a recipe that uses LOTS of eggs! This gluten free casserole is not only perfect for Easter brunch, it makes a super easy weekday breakfast when made ahead and reheated in the toaster oven or microwave. […]

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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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picture of alison and sour dough pizza

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 dessert recipe with apples covered with caramel, marshmallow fluff, and chocolate sauce

Triple Threat Apple Nachos Recipe

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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What I’ve Learned About Selling An eBook

Hello blogger friend.  I want to share some things with you that I learned about selling eBooks over the past couple of weeks.  Money making kinda things.  Ok, so I recently launched my first eBook, The Paleo Sweet Tooth.  I’m super proud of the final product, which is a relief given the amount of work […]

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