Book Reviews Archive

Tostones (Fried Green Plantains) from Freezer Cooking for the Paleo AIP

Tostones, or twice-fried green plantains, are an AIP breakfast staple for me. Cheap, easy, and delicious – what’s not to love? Well, the fact that they take a little bit of time is one! You have to peel, cut, heat oil, cook pieces on all sides, remove

Marinated chicken kebabs from Latin American Paleo Cooking (AIP)

I’ve been on a culinary tour of Latin America – and I didn’t even have to leave my house to do it, or compromise on my commitment to a healing diet! This virtual “trip” came courtesy of an exciting new cookbook that landed in my mailbox earlier this

My Favorite New Cookbooks for the Paleo Lifestyle 2016 (plus a GIVEAWAY!)

2016 is almost over, which means it is time to unveil my top 10 list of favorite paleo cookbooks of the year! It’s no secret that I’m a cookbook addict. I have even been known to take them to bed with me… yes, I read them like

Store Bought Bone Broth – When you don’t want to make your own!

Store bought bone broth? Just a couple of years ago the only way to consume the nourishing concoction some call the “elixir of life” was to make it yourself. Today there is a dizzying array of options, both in stores and by mail order, making it easy for

Green Breakfast Soup from The Autoimmune Wellness Handbook

Breakfast soup may seem like an odd choice to some, but in fact it is a common dish in cultures around the world. A humble bowl of soup is nourishing, satisfying, and quick – all features busy people appreciate for that first meal of the day – and can

Pork Vindaloo from The Paleo AIP Instant Pot Cookbook

This recipe for paleo pork vindaloo veers away from the traditional in a few ways, but is still so flavorful and easy to make, especially with the help of my favorite kitchen multi-tasker, the Instant Pot. It comes from The Paleo AIP Instant Pot Cookbook, which is

Sweet Potato Bacon Tots from The Paleo Kids Cookbook

I can’t think of any more quintessentially American kid food than the “tater tot”; unfortunately the store bought ones are usually made with ingredients that are at best not health-promoting and at worst, downright disgusting and off limits for kids with allergies and food sensitivities. But with this

In praise of the audiobook!

Gasoline may fuel the engine, but audiobooks are what keep me going behind the wheel on my long drives for work and pleasure, so I thought it would be fun to share some of my favorites with you readers… and ask you to help me re-fill my

Mint and Basil Pesto from Simple French Paleo (AIP)

I have long been enamored with everything French, beginning when I signed up to study the language as a 9th grader and culminating when I discovered the deliciousness that is French food! This recipe for mint and basil pesto comes from an incredible new cookbook called Simple

Book Review: The Whole Coconut Cookbook

Coconut used to make an appearance in my life maybe just a couple times a year, generally in the form of a dessert, but all that changed when I started following a paleo diet and lifestyle as part of a strategy to manage Crohn’s disease and post-surgical
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