Clostridium Difficile: A Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) Success Story

Regular readers of this blog and followers on social media know that I was diagnosed with an intestinal infection due to clostridium difficile (commonly known as “c. diff“) about four months ago. In my last post, I shared the treatment up to that point and that the next

Creamy Coconut Chocolate Chip Macaroons and a review of Real Life Paleo

Before I tell you how much I love Real Life Paleo, the new book from Stacy Toth and Matthew McCary (also known as the Paleo Parents), I have to gush about these egg free macaroons. They are every thing you want in a paleo treat: easy to

“Powerhouse on a Plate” Bacon, Mushroom, Liver Pâté

Before I get into singing the praises of the nutrient density of this pâté I lovingly call “powerhouse-on-a-plate,” I have to tell you a funny story about the real life troubles of food blogging. It is autumn now and that means that the days are getting shorter

Big Announcement! The Paleo Approach Dinner Club E-Book

I am honored to have been invited to contribute a menu of recipes to Sarah Ballantyne’s up-until-now top secret project, The Paleo Approach Dinner Club E-Book! This huge collaborative project is now complete and available for instant download, just in time for the holiday season. It is

Crispy Sweet Potato Oven Fries

Sweet potato fries, made in the oven at home, that are actually crispy? YES! It is possible! I have tried so many different versions of this recipe since adopting a paleo diet and been disappointed with every single one. Sure, they tasted fine, but they were limp

Zesty Crab Cakes from Mediterranean Paleo Cooking, Review and Giveaway!

Every now and then, a cookbook comes along that changes everything you think you know about its particular niche. It presents something in a totally new way or it opens doors of a cuisine to a new audience. Mediterranean Paleo Cooking by popular blogger Caitlin Weeks, her chef husband

Sage, Rosemary, and Garlic Salt

I love playing with herbs and spices in my cooking, so when I first went on the paleo autoimmune protocol (AIP) and had to eliminate both nightshades and seed-based spices from my diet, I thought I would simply die of food boredom! What saved me is this

Paleo Meatballs that will fool your Italian grandmother! (AIP-friendly)

It has been well established that paleo meatballs do not NEED a binder like bread or breadcrumbs to hold their shape. Recipes for grain free and dairy free meatballs can be found and most of them taste really good. But they still lack a certain authenticity, a softness, a

Book Review: Meat and Potatoes

Have you heard? Potatoes are totally paleo now! So when I saw this new cookbook titled “Meat and Potatoes,” I knew I had to check it out. Potatoes are a key part of my personalized paleo diet, especially since discovering that I really feel my best when

Paleo Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes (Grain Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free)

In case you haven’t noticed, pumpkin is a pretty big deal this time of year and this recipe for a nut free paleo pumpkin spice cupcake is my latest entry into the pumpkin arms race. One store that seems to really be pushing the pumpkin avalanche is Trader Joe’s.
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