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How to heal your gut naturally! - Digestive problems are one of the main reasons people tend to try a Paleo diet and seek natural health solutions in general. I know that I have many friends, family and blog readers that suffer from gas, bloating, constipation and abdominal pain. Many of us find that our conventional practitioners are confused by our symptoms and all they have to offer are drugs that provide temporary symptom relief and often cause an entire new host of symptoms. At … [Continue Reading...]

Slow Cooker Paleo Teriyaki Chicken


This Paleo Teriyaki Chicken is the easiest recipe ever. I almost didn't post it because it feels funny sticking two things in a crock-pot and calling it a recipe. But, I figure most of you are super busy and could use more of these 5 minute prep recipes in your life. I use this Paleo-friendly teriyaki sauce for this slow cooker recipe. You should be able to find it at Whole Foods or a local health food store. It's really tasty and it's Whole30 friendly. Although it tastes a little sweet like … [Continue Reading...]

BIG 10K Instagram Giveaway!


YAY! Rubies & Radishes passed the 10K mark on Instagram today! Thank you all so much for your support and inspiration. I really really love the Instagram community that we have built. It's kind of my favorite place to hang out on the internet. To celebrate, I am giving away some of my favorite products and books - from handbags to grassfed meat! Actually, over $400 worth of my favorite things! What will you win? Cookbook: A signed copy of my cookbook, The Paleo Foodie. Cookbook: … [Continue Reading...]

Paleo Beet Salad: Warm Beet, Kohlrabi and Watercress

Paleo Beet Salad

I've been really into spiralizing beets lately. I am usually trying to toss together dinner at the last minute. I love how quickly beet noodles cook. Plus, they make it look like I slaved away in the kitchen. ;) You will need some sort of spiralizing device to make this recipe. I use and LOVE this one. This Paleo Beet Salad is also delicious topped with chopped walnuts and goat cheese. If you don't tolerate these foods, it is still tasty as is. Paleo Beet Salad I shared this Paleo Beet … [Continue Reading...]

5 Ingredient Paleo Guacamole

Paleo Guacamole

I am so excited to share this delicious recipe for a 5 Ingredient Paleo Guacamole with you. It is from my friend Cindy Sexton's brand new cookbook, Paleo Takes 5 - Or Fewer. This is a must-have book for those of us that have packed schedules, but want to eat, healthy and easy Paleo meals! Paleo Takes 5 will be officially released on October 21st, but it is available for pre-order now! I had the pleasure of spending time with Cindy and her husband at a recent Paleo conference, AHS. We had … [Continue Reading...]

4 Steps to Defeating “Grill-timidation” by Tony Federico, Author of “Paleo Grilling”

Paleo Grilling

This is the last post in my series of guest posts this summer. We have had a really busy summer and I am so grateful for all of my friends and colleagues, that helped me out by creating inspiring content for you! I invited my friend, Tony Federico, author of “Paleo Grilling: A Modern Caveman’s Guide to Cooking with Fire” and blogger at to share some grilling tips with us here. You can also connect with Tony on Instagram! I am a little embarrassed to say that I am a novice … [Continue Reading...]

Health Benefits of Kombucha Tea

Cantaloupe and Mint Kombucha

One of our favorite summertime beverages is kombucha tea. It is so refreshing on a hot day! I often recommend kombucha to those of you that are new to the Paleo diet and are having trouble giving up soda. Kombucha has that familiar fizziness that you might still be craving, except instead of the nasty stuff you find in soda from sugar to chemicals, kombucha actually offers health benefits! Purchasing kombucha at the health food store can add up quickly. Fortunately, it is really simple to … [Continue Reading...]

How to Source Affordable Organic Vegetables and Pasture Raised Meats in YOUR Area

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One of the most common questions I receive from blog readers and friends & family is, how do I find organic vegetables and pasture raised meats in my area? In this post, I am going to help you figure out how you can locate farms and ranches in your area and I am also going to give you tips on how to eat organic on a budget. For those of you living in the Santa Cruz area, look for the "For Santa Cruz Peeps" sections. I show you where we get all of our food from, locally! Why is it … [Continue Reading...]

Mini Grain Free Pound Cakes with Peaches, Blackberries and Cream

paleo pound cake

Hi All! I've been traveling lately, working on some exciting projects. If you receive my newsletter, then you got to see a little sneak peek! Tomorrow, I am off to the Ancestral Health Symposium in Berkeley. If you are going too and see me, please say hi! I love meeting blog readers. I asked my friend Caroline to share a recipe with you this week, to keep the healthy living inspiration going and to introduce you to some new bloggers! I was thrilled when my friend Caroline of Colorful Eats … [Continue Reading...]

Mission Heirloom – Paleo Eats in Berkeley, CA


Mission Heirloom - Paleo Eats in Berkeley, CA My friend Hannah of Healy Eats Real recently invited me to visit Mission Heirloom, a new Paleo business in Berkeley, CA. We had the best time touring this gluten and grain-free kitchen space. Mission Heirloom offers Paleo meals for pick-up. They drop them off at various sites in the Bay Area or you can pick it up at their gorgeous kitchen. The meals can be ordered on their site. They also have a restaurant coming in the Fall, which I cannot wait … [Continue Reading...]