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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

Book Review & Giveaway: Paleo To Go

UPDATE: Congratulations Michelle T. – you are the winner! Check your email and confirm your address. In a perfect “paleo” world, we would cook and eat all of our meals at home, preparing them exclusively from local, organic, ethically sourced whole foods. But I don’t live in

GIVEAWAY! Win an autographed copy of The Paleo Approach Cookbook

UPDATE: Congratulations Dorca M.! Please check your email and reply with your mailing address. The Paleo Approach Cookbook, companion to Sarah Ballantyne’s ground breaking book The Paleo Approach, is releasing this week and I am excited to be able to offer a special autographed copy to one

My Visit to Polyface Farm

“The chickens keep the earth from getting indigestion,” explained Joel Salatin on our first stop of the hay wagon tour of Polyface Farm. “Excuse me,” asked someone a beat later. “Did you say the earth gets indigestion?” “Indeed it does!” Salatin boomed back with his trademark enthusiasm

31+ Recipes for Dairy Alternatives

One of the discoveries that I made over the course of my 30 day paleo reset is that I really do feel better if I stay away from dairy. As a born and raised Wisconsinite, this is a tough pill to swallow! The only thing that gives me

3000 Facebook Fans – A Giveaway to Celebrate!

UPDATE: Congratulations Megan W.! Check your email and reply so I can send you your book!   The good food healing word is spreading! Yesterday the Gutsy By Nature fan page on Facebook surpassed 3000 fans! Seems like just yesterday when I was excited to have anyone

Book Review: Kombucha Revolution

“Kombucha. It’s been called the ‘elixer of life,’ a cure-all that detoxifies the body, aids digestion, reenergizes the mind, and even helps reverse the symptoms of cancer. Drink several glasses of this fermented tea a day and, according to some, its healing properties will lower cholesterol, help

30 Day Paleo Reset: How to Start?

Last week I wrote about why I was starting a 30 day paleo reset now, after almost 18 months of eating some variation of a grain-free and nutrient dense diet. I’m one week into the reset and want to share my experiences so far and provide some

Gutsy By Nature is “The Paleo Approach Approved”!

I’m so excited to announce that this little blog has gotten the seal of approval from one of my paleo heroes and Gutsy By Nature is authorized to now display this logo. This emblem indicates that I am an officially approved resource, compliant with the recommendations of The

Book Review: The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook

If you have an autoimmune disease and are considering trying a dietary approach as part of your treatment strategy, then you simply must get this cookbook. Mickey Trescott has been around the paleo autoimmune scene for a while now, blogging at Autoimmune Paleo and already the successful