The Benefits of Gelatin

I’ve been trying to include more gelatin in my diet after reading so much about the benefits of both bone broth and gelatin. When I was a the Ancestral Health Symposium at Berkeley this year, there was an interesting presentation by Kaayla Daniel Ph.D. called Bone Broth and Health: A Look at the Science. The main […]

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Paleo Meatballs Recipe

This recipe comes from Lisa Turner, founder of Wholly Bites! Ground flax and finely minced vegetables add fiber and nutrition, and make the texture lighter and more colorful. Roll them small and skewer them for appetizers, or make them larger and simmer in tomato sauce, then serve over spaghetti squash or spiralized and cooked zucchini. […]

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Looking for a Coffee Alternative? Try Brewed Cocoa Beans

I had been reading a lot about the pros and cons of coffee and wondering if I should try to cut back. Then I got some blood work back from my naturopath and dairy, gluten and coffee showed up as my biggest problems. So I soon switched to chai which is great and all, but […]

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Cutting Back on Alcohol? Try Bitters with Club Soda

It can be very difficult to go out with friends to a nice dinner and not order wine or a fun cocktail of some kind. It tastes good, it’s relaxing and don’t you deserve it? If you’re trying to cut out alcohol during the clean challenge or just cut back in general, one option is […]

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Chopped Kale Salad with Prosciutto, Paleo Ranch Dressing from Wholly Bites

Paleo vegan ranch dressing

Wholly Bites, based in Boulder, CO, was founded from a desire to make nutrient-packed, Paleo snacks for anyone following a grain-free diet. When we formulated our sweet, crunchy clusters, we kicked out the grains, sugar and agave, and replaced them with organic fruit, nuts, seeds and superfoods, like hemp, flax, cacao nibs and chia. The […]

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Paleo-Friendly Almond Butter Bark

Worried about satisfying any “sweet” cravings during the Clean Challenge? This is a great, fast treat. This literally takes 5 minutes to make and if you can’t do nuts, you can substitute sunflower seed butter for the almond butter. This recipe is based on one that was in The Best of Paleo Magazine, but we’ve altered […]

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Chris Kresser & Robb Wolf Recap

Chris and Robb were here last Saturday and while it would be impossible to share everything they covered in 8 hours, here are a few tidbits… WHY PALEO? Maximizes Nutrient Density: Here’s a subset from Harvard University chemist Dr. Lalonde’s recent analysis of nutrient density in foods. As you can see, the foods that make up […]

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Paleo Egg Nog

paleo egg nog

Ingredients: 4 egg yolks2 cans of full fat Organic Coconut Milk1/4 cup Maple Syrup1 teaspoon Nutmeg (adjust to taste)¼ tsp of Cinnamon rum, brandy or bourbon (optional) Instructions: Beat yolks for a couple minutes and gradually add maple syrup. Set aside for now. In a saucepan, bring the coconut milk to a low simmer and […]

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Winning Recipe from Last Paleo Potluck – Raspberry Coconut Macaroons

Donna Wynn brought one of the winning recipes to the last paleo potluck and we wanted to share it here.  It’s from urbanposer.com…enjoy! Raspberry Coconut Macaroons (Paleo, Dairy/Gluten/Egg/Refined Sugar Free) Ingredients:3/4 cup very fine ground blanched almond flour (like Honeyville)1 1/2 cup “Let’s Do Organic” unsweetened shredded coconut*3/4 cup(about 28g) freeze dried raspberries or other flavor (strawberries are great too)1/4 cup plus […]

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