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Onions 101

Last summer, I told Farmer Chuck — the king of everything delicious at our CSA Sunrise Farm — that the onions we’d been getting in our basket were the most delicious I’d ever tasted. He...
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Our Precious Bodies

We had some friends over for dinner a few nights ago, and the conversation meandered to a discussion of if, as conventional wisdom holds, “things get better as you get older.” We chewed on...
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myPaleoPal 2.0

Social media and I have a love-hate relationship. I love being in touch with all of you — I resent feeling beholden to a gadget and the non-stop input of so much talking. And I feel overwhelmed by the...
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Paleo Creole Ham & Cauliflower Rice

I moved into my own apartment — my first apartment! — during my junior year of college and suddenly had access to a full kitchen. No more dining hall meals for me! It was the first time I’d...
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Paleo Moroccan Feast

While we’re on our Parisian adventure, Dave and I are feasting at Le 404, a swank and delicious Moroccan restaurant tucked in a cobblestone street. The last time we went there, we shared a...
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Celebrate March Meatball Madness

I’m in Paris celebrating a big birthday with my husband Dave, but that doesn’t mean I’m not thinking of you and your needs. Really! It’s March, and that means it’s time for...
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Learn to Lift Weights And Love It

Some of you might not know this about me, but I didn’t always love working out. When I first started in 1993 — overweight, completely out of shape, scared— I loathed working up a sweat, and I...
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Giving Fear A Workout

A few weeks ago, I was interviewed by Molly Mogren of Hey Eleanor about giving up the thing that defined me, a.k.a. CrossFit. Now I’m delighted to share some of Molly’s insights right here. I...
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A Big Birthday Adventure

To celebrate Dave’s big milestone birthday, we’re going on an adventure to Paris and Reykjavik! I’m taking an actual, no-internet vacation, so you won’t see me back here until the...
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Spicy Coconut Mayo

A few days ago, the temperature in Vermont rose above zero, then into the teens, then over 20, and it just kept going! It finally landed on a balmy 37 degrees Fahrenheit. Practically bathing suit...
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Tips for Eating Paleo in Restaurants

I’ve been eating Whole30-style paleo since 2009, and somewhere along the way, following the guidelines stopped being a massive pain in the butt and just became how I eat. It’s really comfortable and...
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National Chili Day

[photo] Hey! Thursday, February 26 is National Chili Day! Sure, it’s totally made up, but aren’t most holidays?! And I just can’t find a way to be opposed to celebrating meat, tomatoes,...
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Paleo Cincinnati Chili

In honor of National Chili Day on February 26, I’m sharing one of the recipes from Well Fed 2. My husband Dave grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, and eating at Skyline Chili was one of our food-bonding...
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Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves

When we started Smudge Publishing, Dave and I made the commitment to donate some of the proceeds from the sales of our books to organizations that we think are doing great work. With the original Well...
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