My Thoughts Archive

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

Tom Kha Gai (with AIP Modifications) and a review of Paleo Takeout

I could sum up the review of Russ Crandall’s new cookbook, Paleo Takeout, in just three words: BUY IT NOW. You could just quit reading now and jump over to Amazon and order your copy… but first take a second to scroll to the end of this post and

What Paleo Means to Me: A Gutsy Living Manifesto

It seems that the more mainstream “being paleo” becomes, it is less clear exactly what that means. Hang out on any Facebook page, Instagram feed, or other social media outlet with the paleo label and you’ll quickly find someone either asking for clarification on the rules or getting

Healthy Paleo Travel Habits: Living with an Autoimmune Disease

Things have been pretty quiet around here lately because my “real” life has been extra busy and I’ve spent much of the past month on the road for business and pleasure, doing my best to stay on my healing path. I’ve been eating some form of a

Book Review: Against the Grain

Everyone knows that the frozen pizza from Against the Grain Gourmet is not only the best gluten-free pizza anywhere, but one of the best frozen pizzas period (gluten-free or otherwise!). So I was very excited when I heard that Nancy Cain, the owner of Against the Grain

Creamy Artichoke Dip from Nourish: The Paleo Healing Cookbook (AIP)

UPDATE: Congratulations Melissa W. – You are the winner of the cookbook giveaway! Creamy artichoke spinach dip that is paleo autoimmune protocol (AIP) compliant and yet tastes just a luscious as the dairy and mayonnaise filled original? Sounds like a fantasy, but thanks to the brilliant skills

Review of Thrive Market: Is it worth the membership cost?

A few months ago there was a flurry of emails and social media chatter going around about Thrive Market, a new business that was a cross between Whole Foods and Costco – meaning that you could get organic, real food at wholesale prices. I am always looking

Paleo Crab Bisque from He Won’t Know It’s Paleo

She’s been called the “Paula Deen of the AIP community” and this paleo crab bisque is a great example of why! This recipe is from the brand new cookbook by Bre’anna Emmit, He Won’t Know It’s Paleo. It is creamy, comforting, and delicious… but also good for

Cookbook Roundup: The latest in Paleo, Grain Free, and Gluten Free

It’s no secret that I am a cookbook fanatic and am thrilled at the high quality of paleo and gluten free cookbooks that seem to be coming out every week now. I’ve been a cookbook connoisseur for a long time (since long before I began modifying my

Autoimmune Disease: Balancing Conventional Medicine and a Paleo Diet

Last night I was honored to be part of a panel discussion on the topic of balancing conventional medical treatment of autoimmune disease with a paleo-based approach to diet. There are some great diet reviews at ehiprimarycare.com, you can find one that is right for you. Regular
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