Curry Cauliflower Rice

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One of the hardest things for anyone new to Paleo to give up is a side of rice with their curry. Have no fear this curry cauliflower rice will do just the trick! Fast to make and seasoned with curry, turmeric and ground ginger, it is the perfect thing for soaking up that extra coconut milk. Don’t have any coconut curry to serve it with? It would also be good with some grilled chicken or beef. … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

The Ultimate Paleo Guide To Artificial Sweeteners

The Ultimate Paleo Guide To Artificial Sweeteners

I've already discussed the role of sugar in the paleo diet in The Ultimate Paleo Guide To Sugar. If you have not checked that post yet, click that link and give it a quick read, as it will act as a nice primer for today's post on the artificial stuff. Don't worry, I'll wait. After you've read it, I hope it's clear to you that not all sugar is created equal (no pun intended). The body responds to various sugars in very different ways. When it comes to artificial sweeteners, the body is not much different.  Today's articles is going to take a look at the role of artificial sweeteners in our diets: What they are How … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Paleo Guide To Grass-Fed Beef

The Ultimate Paleo Guide To Artificial Grass-Fed Beeg

What's the difference between grass-fed and grain-fed beef? As it turns out, there is quite a big difference. Not only for the animals themselves but for us and the environment. If you're new to the paleo diet, you may have heard or read about the emphasis on consuming grass-fed beef. Or maybe you've been paleo for a while and you have your grass-fed game on point, but you're not exactly sure why you're consuming it rather than grain-fed beef. As a little prerequisite to this guide to grass-fed beef, I recommend taking some time out of your day to review some of the buzzwords used in the food industry, so that you understand what each … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Paleo Guide To Grass-Fed, Free-Range & Organic

The Ultimate Paleo Guide To Grass-Fed, Free Range & Organic

We live in a world of double speak. Politicians say one thing and mean another. Companies use deceptive marketing techniques to hide the truth and emphasize the good points about their products.  You don't need all that confusion when it comes to the food you eat so, in this article, we're going to explain what's meant by the terms "grass-fed", "free-range", and "organic". We'll also explain what “natural” means, although we'll leave it up to you to decide for yourself whether or not you think "natural" is natural.  Let's dive in! What Is "Natural" And What Isn’t? Don’t be swayed when you read the word “natural” on … [Read more...]

The 12 Foods You Should Buy Organic And The 15 You Shouldn’t

The 12 Foods You Should Buy Organic

One of the biggest complaints I hear from people who are trying to eat healthier is that organic foods is expensive. Well, they're right. Organic food is more expensive than regular food. For proof of that, see this University of Texas food science article. There are a number of reasons for this: Organic foods come with higher labor costs. Organic farmland only accounts for about 1% of farmland worldwide. Organic certification costs dolla dolla bill, ya’ll. It’s not easy or cheap to get the organic stamp of approval. Costs range from $400 to over $2,000 for this. Organic farms are not usually able to … [Read more...]

What Is Tahini?

What Is Tahini

You may have heard of tahini but never quite been sure what it is and whether or not it's paleo. Well, tahini is a paste made from ground sesame seeds. It's often used in the Middle East, North Africa, Greece, and Turkey, and it's most commonly served as a dip, as a meat topping, or as part of hummus, baba ghanoush, and halva.  How Is Tahini Made? Manufacturers produce tahini by first first soaking sesame seeds in water and then crushing them. This separates the bran from the kernels. Next, they're soaked in salt water, which makes the bran sink. The kernels are taken from the top, toasted, and then ground.  You can … [Read more...]