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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 and soggy, never crispy. Some recipes called for […]

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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 Nabil Boumrar, and Diane Sanfilippo does both. Think […]

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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 sage, rosemary and garlic salt – which I […]

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AIP Meatballs that will fool your Italian grandmother!

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 “meatball-iness.” Or rather, they are heavy on the “meat” […]

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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 I increase my intake of healthy starches. I […]

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Recipes Treats

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. On a recent trip to pick up my […]