Hamburger Soup

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This could be called the kitchen sink soup, because of all the vegetables. You can add almost any vegetable you like to this soup, and it would still be delicious. Sautéing the vegetable ahead of time lets the flavor begin to meld and create a robust, delicious flavor. This recipe is sure to become a “go to” for a Sunday soup on a cold winter day! Enjoy. … [Read more...]

Coconut Broccoli Soup

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Our recipe for Coconut Broccoli Soup is probably one of the easiest soups you will even make. It takes no time at all to throw together and very little effort on your part. If you can chop broccoli and work a blender then you are covered! The addition of coconut gives this soup a creamy velvety texture without all the unhealthy dairy. Once you make a batch, you will soon be hooked! … [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...]

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...]

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...]

The Ultimate Paleo Guide To Intermittent Fasting

The Ultimate Paleo Guide To Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting (IF) has been around since the time when our Paleolithic ancestors walked the earth. They didn’t have grocery stores, refrigerators, restaurants, microwaves, or convenience stores. Nevertheless, they were able to overcome periods of famine. How on earth did they do it? Well, it certainly wasn’t by eating five to six small meals every day. Instead, our ancestors naturally used intermittent fasting. Of course, they didn’t know they were doing this. And, frankly, they didn’t have much of a choice. Food had to be rationed. They had to adapt. So, they likely ate about twice a day. The point is that our … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Paleo Guide To A Gluten-Free Lifestyle

The Ultimate Paleo Guide To A Gluten-Free Lifestyle

Gluten is so hot right now. Over the last decade, more and more people have become aware of the harmful effects that gluten can have on their health. Additionally, more men and women are discovering that they suffer from some degree of gluten intolerance. Gluten intolerance definitely appears to be on the rise and affecting more people than ever before. As a result, countless people are adopting a gluten-free diet. Despite this, some would simply dismiss gluten-free diets or gluten-free living as yet another fad. Nevertheless, the negative effects of gluten are quite real and, despite all of the potential negative gluten-related … [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 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...]

The Ultimate Paleo Guide To Fish Oil: Omega-6 & Omega-3

The Ultimate Paleo Guide To Fish Oil

At some point in the 1970s, the food industry began to demonize fat. We were then told that we could eat fat, as long as it was primarily plant-based omega-6 fat. Being the trusting, health-conscious people that most of us are, we largely followed this advice. Unfortunately, this advice hasn’t proven to be beneficial to our health, our lifestyles, or our relationships with food. In fact, research now indicates that such advice is misleading, often misinterpreted, and even downright unhealthy. Nevertheless, for over four decades, Western society has jumped whole-heartedly on to the “low-fat” bandwagon, in a misguided effort to live longer, … [Read more...]