Chicken “Taco” Bar

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Invite your friends over for a paleo friendly taco Tuesday they won’t forget! This taco bar is a fun way to make your dinner a social experience. Make it even better with unique and fun toppings. You can add even more spice to these by adding some crushed red pepper flake. Better yet, let your guests decide, by adding red chilies or pepper flake to your topping bar. This recipes reminds you that even though you follow a paleo lifestyle, you don’t have to give up the fun traditions you used to enjoy! … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Carne Asada

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This is the perfect Mexican inspired paleo dinner. It’s easy to throw together in the morning, and then dinner is ready when you are. The sirloin become super tender in the slow cooker. This recipes serve up just the right amount of heat, but you can add more with some paleo friendly hot sauce! If the heat is too much, simple omit the cayenne and red pepper flake. The crisp lettuce leaves add a nice crunch to this delicious paleo dinner. It makes great left overs too! … [Read more...]

How To Tell If A Food Is Paleo

How To Tell If A Food Is Paleo I get a lot of questions about whether a specific food is paleo or not. It’s tough to figure all of paleo out from the start, so I've laid it all out here. Please note, that this is what would be considered a "strict" traditional paleo guidlines. There are variations (for fat loss, athletes, primal and autoimmune), but this is the most common one. You can always download our app - paleo.io - but on the odd chance you don’t find something you’re looking for, here’s how you go about determining if a food is or is not paleo. Hopefully with this post, we'll not only show you what foods are paleo and what … [Read more...]

Mini Paleo Meatloaves

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We all know that there is nothing more comforting than meatloaf. We also know that everything is better when you make it mini. So what happens when you combine the two? Magic! These mini paleo meatloaves are sure to be a hit at your family dinner table. They are made with ground turkey and topped with tangy paleo ketchup. Yum! … [Read more...]

Avocado Chicken Salad

Avocado Chicken Salad

This chicken salad will become a “go-to” paleo lunch for you and your family. It can even be made with left over chicken. If you want your salad spicy, add some crushed red pepper flake or cayenne pepper when you season it at the end. Using chicken thighs makes this salad taste almost decadent, however it can be made with shredded chicken breasts as well. Now you don’t have to miss out of creamy chicken salad at your next backyard picnic. Enjoy! … [Read more...]

How To Reintroduce Foods Following The Autoimmune Protocol

How To Reintroduce Foods Following The Autoimmune Protocol

This is a guest post by Megan McGrane - physician's assistant, health coach and autoimmune warrior. Find more about Megan on her site here. You can follow her on instagram and twitter. After using a strict elimination diet such as the autoimmune protocol, reintroducing foods can be intimidating. Perhaps you experienced a reduction in symptoms on the diet but you do not want to stay on AIP indefinitely. Trying to identify trigger foods is an important part of getting the most out of the AIP. Going through a focused reintroduction phase is critical in discovering food triggers and sensitivities. Here are a few simple steps to make your … [Read more...]

Paleo Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes

This is the perfect quick weeknight meal. Serve it with a side of steamed vegetables or a salad and you have the perfect meal. Whether you use ground beef or turkey it’s sure to become a family favorite.  Use a paleo friendly tomato sauce or make your own. Make it as spicy as you like with the cayenne and red pepper flake. [recipe]  [nutrition-label] … [Read more...]

The Beginner’s Guide To The Autoimmune Protocol

The Beginner's Guide To The Autoimmune Protocol

This is a guest post by Megan McGrane - physician's assistant, health coach and autoimmune warrior. Find more about Megan on her site here. You can follow her on instagram and twitter. Did you know that autoimmunity is one of the top ten causes of fatality in females under sixty-five years old? According to the National Institutes of Health, autoimmune disorders affect over twenty-three million people in the United States each year. Autoimmune disorders include hundreds of medical conditions that are due to the body’s own immune system attacking its own organs. For example, thyroiditis is an attack on the thyroid gland, … [Read more...]

Pesto Stuffed Sardines

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 Sardines are a nutrient dense food packed full of vitamins, minerals and healthy fats. These little beauties are made from fresh sardines. They are then stuffed with a vibrant spinach pesto and put under the broiler. They make great snacks, salad toppers, or can be eaten on their own. Squeeze some fresh lemon juice over the top and you will be hooked. [recipe] [nutrition-label] … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Paleo Guide: Intermittent Fasting Protocols, Tips, Tricks, And How To Use Them

The Ultimate Paleo Guide - Intermittent Fasting Protocols

When you think about skipping or missing a meal, going twenty-four hours without food, or actually allowing yourself to feel hungry, what goes through your head? Does it feel like you'd be starving yourself or depriving yourself of food? "No way could I do that. I’d die!" "But aren’t we suppose to eat five to six smaller meals throughout the day?" As kids, we’re trained to eat at every mealtime and to clean our plates. We learn as youngsters that skipping meals is never a good idea, and that we should really be eating several small meals throughout the day to keep our metabolism revved up, and to avoid putting our bodies into … [Read more...]