Paleo Chick-Fil-A nuggets

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When Taylor of Tayste of Paleo reached out and asked if I would be interested in having her guest post her Paleo Chick-Fil-A nuggets, I was thrilled. I am a big fan of her blog and her Instagram account, so naturally I was so excited to share her brilliant work with you here. You can also find Taylor on Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter. I grew up on a dairy farm in Southern Colorado so there are a lot of times that I incorporate dairy into my diet. My website and my vision are all about … [Continue Reading...]

Paleo Root Beer Gelatin Float

Paleo Root Beer Float

Gelatin is a great way to get some of the healing benefits of bone broth into our diets during these warm summer months. I love this creative recipe for Root Beer Gelatin Float from Grass Fed Girl's new eBook, Easy Paleo Gelatin Recipes. Caitlin Week's entire book is great. Easy Paleo Gelatin Recipes offers recipes for 30 smoothies, gummies and puddings. She is currently offering it for an introductory price of $5.99! Such a steal. Click here to download. Click here to download Easy Paleo … [Continue Reading...]

Skirt Steak with Radish & Cucumber Salsa

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We just got back from a really sweet little family vacation. We spent 4 days on the Russian River in an amazing little cabin. It was decorated perfectly. The kitchen was so adorable, I just couldn't get out of it. I wanted to take more photos of the cabin and our food to share with you guys, but since it is nestled in the woods, the lighting was hard to work with. We unplugged our cell phones and computers. We spent our days eating incredible meals and playing in the river. It was really … [Continue Reading...]

Hannah’s Healthy Bakery + Giveaway!

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When Hannah of Hannah's Healthy Bakery reached out to me and asked if I wanted to try her Paleo-friendly treats, I was ecstatic! I mean... paleo treats, that I don't have to bake myself? Yes, please! If you have been reading my blog for awhile, then you probably know I don't like baking. All that measuring and mess is not my thing. But, I do like eating Paleo goodies, which I rarely do, since you can't just run to the store and buy some. I was so lucky to get some treats from Hannah to bring … [Continue Reading...]

Paleo Mint Chip Ice Cream

Paleo Mint Chip ice cream

I am so excited to have Jennifer from Predominantly Paleo back to share her recipe for Mint Chip Ice Cream from her brand new eBook, We Can ALL Scream For Ice Cream! You may remember Jennifer from her incredible recipe that she shared back in April for Magical Paleo Lasagna from Predominantly Paleo. You can find Jennifer on Facebook and Instagram. Today I am incredibly EXCITED to share We Can ALL Scream For Ice Cream!!!!! This is a completely dairy-free, nut-free, seed and legume free, … [Continue Reading...]

Paleo & Gluten-free Dining in Santa Cruz, CA

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If you are anything like me, the first thing you do when you plan a vacation is you start researching the food options. I really love exploring restaurants in new areas. Since we don't go out to eat that often, I like my meals out to count. I google the heck out of terms like farm-to-table Santa Cruz, CA [insert city of choice]. So far, this research has paid off. We have enjoyed some incredible farm-to-table dining on our last few trips. See where we ate when we went to Austin for our babymoon … [Continue Reading...]

Paleo Chocolate Birthday Cake with Chocolate Frosting {Dairy, Gluten and Nut-free)

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I can't believe it. My Paleo Baby just turned 2! We have made it a tradition to bake her a Paleo cake every year. Although, I don't particularly like baking, I do really enjoy making her birthday cake. I guess it is the sentimental mama in me. Last year, we made her this Baby Friendly Coconut Flour Birthday Cake with Maple Buttercream Frosting. It was a hit at our little birthday bash. If you decide to make her cake from last year, make sure to read through the comments, a few people have had … [Continue Reading...]

Why This Competitive Athlete Follows a Paleo Diet

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I first met Michelle of The Paleo Goddess, when she attended my cookbook release party with her dad. They had just come from Nom Nom Paleo's book signing at Costco. It was so inspiring to meet such a supportive dad. Michelle is a competitive volleyball player, who had hit a plateau in her training. Read her story below to learn how she used the Paleo diet to get over this plateau and become a better athlete. Make sure to stop by Michelle's blog, The Paleo Goddess for some incredible recipes … [Continue Reading...]

Paleo Coffee Ice Cream

Paleo Coffee Ice Cream

I am so excited to share this recipe with you. Coffee ice cream has been my favorite flavor since I was a little kid! When I was in elementary school and I would go to Baskin Robbins with my best friend and her family, I would always order Jamoca (their version of coffee ice cream). I rarely have ice cream now, unless my brother in law makes it by hand with his vintage ice cream maker (cause who could say no to that?) or the occasional grass-fed artisan ice cream. This is mostly because dairy … [Continue Reading...]

Video: How to Make Paleo Hummus

I recently had the pleasure of being a guest on Lisa Yokota's show, Bay Area People. It was surprisingly fun! I was super nervous on my drive up, but once I got there, Lisa and her team were so warm and friendly, I instantly felt comfortable. Watch the video to learn how to make Spicy Paleo Hummus from my latest cookbook, The Paleo Foodie. Click HERE to order The Paleo Foodie Cookbook today!   … [Continue Reading...]