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Gluten-Free Girl’s Flour

Confession: I’ve got a little bit of Kickstarter burn-out. I love love love the concept, and I’m very interested in supporting people who are passionate about what they do. But each week, I get a metric tonne (it’s so much, it made me go international!) of requests to share Kickstarter info with you. I generally say “no,” but this one? To this one I say “yes” and... read more

Simple Red Cabbage Salad

My dad and I spent the afternoon cooking yesterday. Or, more accurately, running back and forth between the kitchen and the living room, taking advantage of commercial breaks to chop and stir while we watched the New England Patriots defeat the Buffalo Bills. There was a lot of me jumping up, throwing my arms overhead, and yelling, “Gronk is back!” and “Come on, Tommy!” (Yes, I... read more

Paleo Pink Pickled Eggs & Beets

I’ve been joking that I’m becoming a homesteader since we moved to Vermont. That is an (unintentional) insult to homesteaders everywhere. Preserving things during the summer is a Big Deal here, and after multiple exposures, I could no longer resist the massive towers of 1-quart Ball jars at the co-op, the regular grocery store, and K-Mart. I’ve been tinkering a lot and after several... read more

Tuesday 10: Paleo Pumpkin Recipes

I tried to deny it, but I can’t resist. The internet has given me Pumpkin Fever. Everywhere I click, there are orange-colored treats beckoning me to indulge in the warm spiciness. I don’t even drink coffee, but I’m convinced my day would be perfect if I could just sip a pumpkin spice latte. I’m distracted by the idea of adding pumpkin to everything. (No! Not pumpkin. If I’m... read more

Coconut 101

I was working on updating a classic American recipe for my Paleo Magazine column this weekend and realized I had no idea how to properly prepare a fresh coconut. After a little research and some tinkering in my test kitchen, this what I came up with. If you’ve never eaten fresh coconut, you really owe it to yourself to give a go! Preheat oven to 400F. Place the coconut on a kitchen towel for... read more

Guest Post: The Beauty of Sleep

A few years ago, I decided to make sleep as important to me as the food I ate, and I tackled my sleep project with the same intensity as my workouts. Now, according to my Fitbit, I get about 7 hours and 50 minute of sleep almost every night — and I’m not ashamed to say that I looooooove my very firm mattress and side-sleeper pillow. Here’s a guest post from Kayla, the blogger behind Cookie... read more

Spicy Pumpkin-Spiced Pepitas

When I was in Miami in May for the BlogHer Food Conference, I ate seriously ginormous chopped salads for lunch every day, topped with golden raisins and roasted pepitas (hulled pumpkin seeds). This week, I caught “MAKE EVERYTHING WITH PUMPKIN SPICE”-Fever. So I roasted pepitas with ghee and a pumpkin spice blend, amped up with a smidge of cayenne. I’ve been sprinkling them on my food... read more

Let’s Be Friends

I love when you come to visit me here, but did you know we can also connect in lots of places on social media? Here’s where you can find me. Let’s be friends! Follow me on Twitter Twitter is probably my favorite social media because it’s quick and friendly and feels more like  pssst… I gotta tell you this and less like a Big Announcement. I use Twitter to share links to stuff I... read more

Paleo Caesar Salad

In each issue of Paleo Magazine, I share the history of a traditional recipe and adapt it to fit into a healthier paleo lifestyle. For the July issue, I explored the disputed but entertaining story of this classic bowl of greens. To understand the story of the Caesar Salad, travel back in time to Prohibition-era California — warm sun and empty cocktail glasses. Then imagine the rollicking good time to... read more

Quarterly Unboxed

My first Quarterly box made its way into the world last week, and it was really fun to see everyone’s reactions to the goodies I picked out for EAT01. Thank you so much to everyone who subscribed! To those of you who took the time to send me a note or post on Twitter and Facebook, an extra-special thank you hug is included in this post. Dave and I were really sweatin’ the details to make sure... read more

Happy Weekend

This plyo box at the gym seemed shocked at how hard I was kicking ass at my workout today. A good, solid 75 minutes of effort and sweat set me up for a great day and a fun weekend. Tonight, we’re seeing This Is Where I Leave You. And, because it’s starting to get pretty chilly here, we’re off to Farm-Way tomorrow— a store that at least five people told me I must visit for boots, a... read more

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