Kettlebell Training: The Most Effective Home Workout (for busy moms!)


Today's guest post is by Peter Hirsh from Kettlebell Movement, a nationally certified personal trainer and kettlebell instructor who has been teaching and training with kettlebells for over ten years. I know that I have a lot of busy moms that read my blog. Getting to the gym can be really tough for some of us. I was an avid Crossfitter before I had Indyanna. For years, I made it to my local box 3 to 5 times a week religiously. I would even hit other boxes when I was traveling. Between work, … [Continue Reading...]

Paleo Slow Cooker Stuffing

Slow Cooker Stuffing

UPDATE 11/18/14: I updated this Paleo Slow Cooker Stuffing recipe with some new photos and made some very minor tweaks to the ingredients. This dish also makes a great one-pot meal. We enjoy this easy recipe all season long. Hope you love it! It finally feels like fall. Although, I enjoyed the extra sun the last few months, it's nice to finally have some rain. Especially, since I have a list of fall type of dishes that I want to cook this weekend - stuffed acorn squash, brussels sprouts and … [Continue Reading...]

Paleo Blueberry Orange Smoothie + Aloha Daily Good Greens Review & Giveaway!

Paleo Berry Smoothie

I recently had a chance to try the "Daily Good Greens" whole food powders from Aloha. Before we get into the nutritional benefits, I have to tell you that this Paleo Blueberry Orange Smoothie was hands down, the most delicious smoothie that I've ever made! You'll find the recipe for it below. Make sure to scroll all the way down to enter the GIVEAWAY to win a 6 pack of Daily Good Greens! Let's talk a little bit about Daily Good Greens. These whole food powders are a perfect way for busy … [Continue Reading...]

Homemade Baby Wipe Solution

Homemade Baby Wipe Solution

Have you ever read the ingredient label on baby wipes? They usually consist of a long list of unpronounceable words. Some of these ingredients can even be hazardous to your baby’s health. Even the more natural brands often use preservatives and fragrances. Luckily, making your own wipe solution is not only healthy, but easy to do and cheaper than the store bought stuff! I've been making this for Indy since she was born. Most of the time, we just use a wet cloth wipe to wipe our baby’s … [Continue Reading...]

Paleo Slow Cooker N’Oatmeal

Paleo Slow Cooker Oatmeal

Indyanna (my two year old) started preschool recently and they do a group snack. Her school is really great and they let us send a Paleo version of whatever they are serving. Every few weeks, oatmeal is on the menu. We tried gluten-free steel cut oatmeal the first week and she really wasn't that into it. I created this Paleo Slow Cooker N'Oatmeal for her - loaded with butternut squash and some apples. Indyanna has been loving this! It's been a nice change from our usual eggs too. Since this … [Continue Reading...]

November Special: Essential Oils Welcome Kit from ME!


It's no secret that I am essential oil obsessed. I have been using them for years to create skincare products and natural cleaning products. Ever since I started using the Young Living essential oil line, I have been having so much fun discovering new oils and new blends of oils. We now also use oils to help with sore muscles after hard workouts, stuffy noses, to clear the occasional non-cystic pimple, reduce lines from aging and to support our immune system. One of my favorite uses for … [Continue Reading...]

Paleo Cilantro Crackers

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I am so excited to share Paleo Cilantro Crackers from a brand new Paleo cookbook, Mediterranean Paleo Cooking by Caitlin Weeks, Nabil Boumrar and Diane Sanfilippo with you. This book is just stunning! The photography is brilliant and the recipes are delicious and innovative. Of course, I love the Mediterranean flair. There are so many recipes similar to the ones I grew up with in this book. Nabil, Caitlin's husband is a professional chef and offers cooking tips all throughout the book. … [Continue Reading...]

How to heal your gut naturally! [FREE Online Event!]

Digestion Sessions

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...]