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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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Sugar-Free Pizza Seasoning

Pizza Seasoning from Well Fed This quick spice blend has the robust flavors of pizza takeout, without the painful pizza hangover! Use this blend to whip up a tomato sauce that will everything it...
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I Quit The Thing That Defined Me

  My pal Molly thinks she’s a scaredy-cat, but she’s actually bold and daring. On her delightful blog Hey Eleanor, she writes — honestly, eloquently— about her adventures trying...
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Spice Up Your Life

It’s officially the last call for my “Spice Up Your Life” Quarterly box! There are less than 50 boxes left and you don’t want to miss out on this one! My “Spice Up Your...
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Get To Know Z

Last summer, Dave and I decided to expand our little company, and we were very fortunate that Craig Zielinski, a.k.a., Z, agreed to join us in our (mis)adventures. Z has been helping us behind the...
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5 Reasons To Go To PaleoF(x)

I’m loving the snow that’s drifting down on us here in Vermont today, but I’m also starting to look forward to the balmy, sunny weather in Austin, Texas in April — because I’m...
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Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards

I’ve wanted to be a writer since I composed my first story in first grade. It consisted of one full sentence — I think it was about a little girl catching the bus to school — and a crayon...
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