I was reading an article recently about why protein is one of the best nutrients for losing weight. Typically, we associate protein with muscle gain… and while that is true, the stats about how upping your protein intake blew me away. Back in 2005, a group of researchers conducted a clinical trial studying the effects … Continue reading The Trick For Losing Weight Without Counting Calories
I love Thanksgiving. It seems that frequently when we get together with family, there are presents involved. Whether it’s birthdays or other holidays during the year, very often my parents or my in-laws are giving the kids a present for some reason or another. Don’t get me wrong, I’m thankful to have such great people … Continue reading Thanksgiving, Paleo-Style
So, if you're like me, then most people you know still have a modern diet and holiday parties are filled with lots of enticing foods that are loaded with flour, sugar and processed oils. I feel a little better when I bring something that is both tasty and healthy. I know I can eat that … Continue reading Paleo Holiday Recipes
What Is the Paleo Diet? The Paleolithic Diet (alternatively called the Paleo, Caveman, or Stone Age Diet) can be traced to a 1975 book by gastroenterologist Walter Voegtlin, whose concept was built upon 10 years later by Stanley Boyd Eaton and Melvin Konner. As other 21st century diets gained traction (Atkins, South Beach, Raw Food, and Eating for … Continue reading Eating Paleo? Try This Easy Trick to Get Grass-fed Beef in Your Diet.
Apple season is in full swing and I've been happily cooking with them all week! My apple obsession started as a kid. I have fond memories of apple picking with just my family and also with extended family. We'd make a day of going out to an orchard and picking a big bag of apples, drinking … Continue reading Get Your Apples On! My Five Favorite Healthy Apple Recipes