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Whey-ing in on Protein Powders

This week I got a question about protein powder and this is a somewhat controversial topic among the paleo circles, so let’s tackle it here.   The original question was “I’m currently using a protein powder that contains whey protein, pea protein and brown rice protein; is that OK to continue […]


Paleo Shopping Tips for Saving Time and Money

When discussing transitioning to a Paleo lifestyle, one of the very first questions I hear are often  about shopping and budgeting. These are some concerns that are usually pretty quickly squelched, but at first, may seem tough to tackle. We feed a family of five and although my kids are […]


Q&A: Type 2 Diabetes, Carb Count and the Paleo Diet

This blog is actually in answer to an email I received, that I thought was probably relevant to many more of you, so I’m publishing my response here:   The question: “My doctor told me that counting carbs was critical to managing my diabetes, how do I count carbs on […]


Halloween doesn’t have to cause you Paleo nightmares!

This post was originally published for Paleo Movement Online Magazine, here. I decided to update this post a little, because like everyone, I get a little smarter as time goes on. Halloween is absolutely hands down my favorite holiday, and has been since I was a child. And yet, there […]


8 Steps to a Healthy Body Image for your kids

This article is one that I originally wrote for the October 2014 edition of Paleo Living Magazine and can be found here.  I am reposting it after publication here, because this is an issue that is really an important topic for parents and families. As parents our primary responsibility to […]


15 Reasons to Use Ghee

First of all, what the heck is it? Ghee, is clarified butter that has been heated longer through an ancient process. Ghee is a premium cooking oil celebrated for its taste, nutritional benefits, and medicinal qualities. In India, ghee has always been a sacred and celebrated symbol of auspiciousness, nourishment […]


Coconut Curry Crusted Flounder 1

This is a combination of flavors I just love, coconut & curry. Any mild firm fish can be used in place of the flounder and it can be filets or smaller pieces for “bite sized” fish fun for the kids. Fish is a favorite among our family, and we eat […]


The Great Lamb Shank Experiment

In an effort to move out of my comfort zone, I am trying to experiment with new protein sources. This particular recipe was derived for my friend Lana, the founder of EOM-Ethical Omnivore Movement and it’s sister page Mindful Meat Mondays. It’s important to me that my kids have the […]