Book Reviews Archive

Bubbe’s Brisket from The New Yiddish Kitchen

Jewish paleo food sounds like an impossible oxymoron but this new cookbook proves that you can stay grain-free and still nosh on all your old favorites – even bagels! The New Yiddish Kitchen is a joint effort of Simone Miller, chef and owner of Zenbelly Catering and author

Ginger Beef Stir-Fry from Ditch The Wheat

Three simple words: ditch the wheat. After battling health issues for many years, in 2010 a doctor suggested to Carol Lovett that she try doing that and it changed her life forever. She created a popular blog using that phrase as its name, and this week is

Paleo Tzatziki Sauce (Dairy and Nut Free) from Get Sauced!

The Greeks knew what they were doing when they created the yogurt-based tzatziki sauce to accompany gyros and souvlaki. Without it, you’ve just got grilled meat. With it, you have something divine! Now I even have a recipe for a dairy-free version that happens to also be compliant with

Brodo: A Book Review and Bone Broth Recipe Roundup!

Bone broth has long been touted as a healing food by people who follow the paleo autoimmune protocol and other real food diets, but is now breaking into the trendy mainstream. For proof, look no further than Manhattan’s East Village where chef Marco Canora’s takeout window attached to

Book Review: A Simple Guide to the Paleo Autoimmune Protocol

The autoimmune protocol variation of the paleo diet (commonly known as AIP) is a powerful healing tool that can seem overwhelming to many when they are first introduced to it. A new book, A Simple Guide to the Paleo Autoimmune Protocol, written by Eileen Laird, who has long

My Favorite Cookbooks for the Paleo Lifestyle 2015 – GIVEAWAY!

The days of the “paleo diet” being all about quick weight loss are long over and this collection of my favorite paleo cookbooks for 2015 reflect that! Today, people all over the world have discovered that eating more nutrient dense real foods while limiting the amount of inflammatory

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Cinnamon – from The Healing Kitchen

This recipe for roasted brussels sprouts with bacon and cinnamon from the new book The Healing Kitchen is guaranteed to change your view of the seasonal vegetable that everyone seems to either love or hate. I’m one of the members of the former camp, but this way of

Coffee and Crohn’s Disease: 5 Reasons to Ditch Your Coffee Habit

Should you drink coffee if you have Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, or another inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)? I confess, I am a coffee lover who has never been able to give up the habit completely – despite having made big announcements to the contrary! I have successfully

Sweet and Savory Slow Cooker Pulled Pork from Down South Paleo

The caption for the above picture should be “get into my belly now.” These paleo pulled pork sliders from the brand new cookbook Down South Paleo are absolutely as good as they look! You definitely want this recipe and I’m thrilled that Jennifer Robins, the author and powerhouse behind

Cauliflower Pork Fried Rice from One-Pot Paleo

My midwestern relatives have one-pot cooking down to a science with their casseroles, hot dishes, and stews – but what about one-pot paleo cooking? This new cookbook from Jenny Castaneda proves that it can be done deliciously, even while sticking to a whole and real food diet free
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