Savory Fig Salad

Savory Fig Salad

This delicious and seasonal salad packs a paleo punch, especially when you can pick the figs right off trees in your area! Take advantage of this healthy and delicious dish and turn a weeknight meal into something out of this world! … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Paleo Pancakes!

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This is a guest recipe from Jenny Sansouci of Healthy Crush. Check our more of her great recipes and her best yoga mat recommendations here. Take it away Jenny! ==== Happy Thanksgiving! Pumpkin season is here, and we all know that one of the best things about fall is baking treats. When you’re following a paleo diet, you may think you can’t join in on the pumpkin festivities, which is pretty depressing. But worry not because it’s totally possible to make a grain-free pumpkin paleo pancake. It’s true. Trust me on this, it’s a winner -- I tested this recipe to perfection. I got the idea for pumpkin paleo pancakes because I’m … [Read more...]

Baked Pork & Apples

Baked Pork Chops & Apples

Combine an age-old favorite of pork chops and apples in this easy-to-make meal! Perfect for fall, when apples are coming into season, or winter when you want to snuggle up inside with some hot food.  Useful Links Broth recipe … [Read more...]

Curry Chicken Stir-Fry

Red Curry Chicken Stir Fry

This super easy and healthy stir-fry gets an update with smoked paprika and red curry. You can easily switch in other types of meat such as flank steak or pork, depending on what you have to hand. Consider serving this with a traditional baked sweet potato. YUM! … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Paleo Guide To Sugar

The Ultimate Paleo Guide To Sugar

You’re surrounded by different kinds of sugars and sweeteners and bombarded by commercials for foods containing them. Pick up a box of cereal and you’ll most likely find cane sugar, regular sugar, corn syrup, maltodextrin, fruit juice concentrates, and maybe, just maybe, even a little bit of real sweeteners. Grab a beverage and you’ll likely see artificial sweeteners added to the list of ingredients. Most packaged, processed desserts will have three or more sweeteners in them. Can you live without sugar and stand up to the food industry’s in-your-face advertising? You can, and your health depends on it. In order to do this, you … [Read more...]

Paleo Moroccan Chicken

Moroccan Chicken

Looking to spice up a ho-hum paleo cooking routine? Bring in some Moroccan flavor with this interesting combination of spices and entertain your palate! This would go great with some steamed Brussels sprouts or baked cabbage wedges. … [Read more...]

Are Processed Foods Paleo?

Are Processed Foods Paleo

The Quick Answer No. Processed foods are not paleo. Why Aren’t Processed Foods Paleo? An increase in processed foods in our diets is often blamed for the obesity epidemic and serious health problems that have been taking over western nations including the U.S over the past few decades. As people have become busier and busier, unfortunately they have turned to convenient, packaged, and processed foods to replace what used to be healthy, fresh, home cooked meals made with only whole foods. Processed foods, meaning those that are not found in nature but that are instead created in complex food laboratory settings, often come in … [Read more...]

Mint Chip Freezer Bars

Mint Chip Freezer Bars

This easy no-bake recipe is so pretty and delicious that it’ll make it look like you spent hours slaving away in the kitchen! It’s great to store in the freezer for a quick and refreshing treat when you’re craving a little something sweet. … [Read more...]

Are Fish & Seafood Paleo?

Are Fish & Seafood Paleo

The Quick Answer Yes. Fish and seafood are paleo. Why Are Fish And Seafood Paleo? Fish and other types of seafood are often referred to as the healthiest sources of animal protein on the planet, often ranking on nutrition experts' “must” lists in terms of food that should make a regular appearance in everyone’s diets for optimal health. In addition to being natural sources of protein, fish and seafood also contain important trace minerals and some vitamins too, many of which the average person is deficient in. Perhaps most importantly, fish offer a high level of crucial omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). Omega-3s help the … [Read more...]