Food Freedom Forever Book Review

The book we’re reviewing for today’s Healthy Blogger Book Club virtual meeting came at the suggestion of Stephanie, my co-host, and the book is so appropriate as we get closer to making our New Year’s Resolutions. BTW, this is our last meeting of the year! You can see all the reviews I did for 2016 here…. [Continue Reading]

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Zucchini Bread Oatmeal with raisins.

Zucchini Bread Oatmeal

Zoats! That’s zucchini + oats! Add that term to the “things I learned on Instagram,” ha. You know I do love my green smoothies, but baby it’s been cold in the mornings lately and I want a hot breakfast, thankyouverymuch. Oats are a grain and aren’t technically paleo (see my current dietary approach here), but I… [Continue Reading]

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Date-Nut Kale Salad from Well Fed Weeknights (+ Giveaway)

This is the time of year when new and exciting cookbooks are coming on the market! I was lucky enough to receive a copy of Well Fed Weeknights: Complete Paleo Meals in 45 Minutes or Less, and I chose this Date-Nut Kale Salad to share with you today: This new cookbook is the third in the Well… [Continue Reading]

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How to Create a Worry JournalPower of Rest book

Learning How to Rest

Welcome to another meeting of the Healthy Blogger Book Club! I’m one of the hosts of this virtual discussion, along with Stephanie from Wholesome Paradise. Today’s book is The Power of Rest: Why Sleep Alone Is Not Enough. A 30-Day Plan to Reset Your Body, written by Matthew Edlund, M.D. This book was published in 2010 and I… [Continue Reading]

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Organic tahini as part of my 5-minute meal shopping from Trader Joe's

5-Minute Healthy Meal Shopping

One definite barrier to home cooking is making the time to actually buy healthy ingredients. Trader Joe’s is the store where I find the most “convenience” foods that are also real foods, so I’m highlighting some ingredients today that can be made into a healthy meal in 5 minutes (or less)! Note: this is not a… [Continue Reading]

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Vegan & Raw Pumpkin Pie Bites

These vegan- and paleo-friendly Pumpkin Pie Bites are great for a seasonal, healthy treat: This cookie recipe is a tweak on my classic Chocolate-Coconut version, but with the addition of pumpkin pie spice for that pumpkin pie flavor. I just made a batch this way for an anniversary party at my gym this coming weekend,… [Continue Reading]

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