Fermented Kimchi

I took a fermentation class a few months ago and have been playing around with this technique ever since.  Fermented vegetables are more easily digested than raw vegetables and they contain living bacteria that are incredibly healthy for your gut.  

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Paleo Secret’s Top 5 Recipes of 2014

December 31st, 2014 | Eating, Gluten Free, Recipes

We hope everyone has had a wonderful 2014 and are ready to celebrate the beginning of 2015!  This has been a great year for health and wellness.  The concept of real, whole foods and their healing properties is beginning to take on some steam.  

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Sitting less can increase your lifespan!

December 16th, 2014 | Healthcare, Living, Moving, Practical Living

As a society, we tend to live very sedentary lifestyles, sitting at our office desk all day and on our couch all night.  Sure we may workout at the gym, do yoga or go for a run daily – but we spend the rest of our time on our butts. Unfortunately, various studies have shown that this sedentary way of life is correlated to obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, even if you exercise regularly!

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Paleo Lamb Rogan Josh

December 2nd, 2014 | Eating, Lamb

I love curry and I LOVE lamb… put those two together and magic happens!  This Paleo Lamb Rogan Josh is a very rich, creamy, flavorful Indian curry with a beautiful deep reddish brown color.  

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Paleo-Friendly Thanksgiving Recipes

November 25th, 2014 | Eating, Recipes, Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just a few days away.  I know what you must be thinking.  How in the world am I going to stick to my paleo diet on Thanksgiving?  How will I be able to resist the carb-filled goodness of stuffing, cornbread, and all the pies??  

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Interview with Dr. Terry Wahls

November 18th, 2014 | Eating, Healthcare, Living

Audio Interview with Terry Wahls

 

Last week, I had the privilege of talking to Dr. Terry Wahls about nutrition and wellness.  For those of you that don’t know, Dr. Wahls,  a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa and a practicing physician at the Iowa City VA Hospital, personally overcame multiple sclerosis (MS) using nutrition and lifestyle changes. 

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Gut bacteria can prevent food allergies!

November 12th, 2014 | Eating, Healthcare, Living

In the United States, currently at least 15 million people have food allergies.  The prevalence of these allergies is increasing every year.  A CDC report from 2013 showed that food allergies in children has risen approximately 50% between 1997 and 2011!

Keep Reading »

“Cream” of Broccoli Soup

October 28th, 2014 | Eating, Recipes, Soups

Last week, my lab mate gave me an amazing recipe for a “cream” of broccoli soup.   I tried it during lunch one day and it was delicious, I couldn’t believe it had no dairy.  I changed it up a bit based on a few extra ingredients I had at home and it was still pretty incredible.  Check it out!

Keep Reading »

Artificial Sweeteners: Friend or Foe for Metabolic Disorders?

October 21st, 2014 | Dangerous Food, Eating, Healthcare

Artificial sweeteners have been a part of our diet for over a century, but recent evidence suggests that they might be harming us more than helping us! 

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Amy’s Paleo Secret Testimonial

October 13th, 2014 | Resources, Testimonials

We are so fortunate to be able to share an incredible story from Amy Danielson, a Paleo newbie, whose life changed when she took on the Paleo Secret 30 Day Challenge.  Her experience and progress is inspirational.  Without further ado, here’s Amy: 

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Homemade Kimchi

Fermented Kimchi

I took a fermentation class a few months ago and have been playing around with this technique ever since.  Fermented vegetables are more easily digested than raw vegetables and they contain living bacteria that are incredibly healthy for your gut.   Keep Reading…

Top5

Paleo Secret’s Top 5 Recipes of 2014

December 31st, 2014 | Eating, Gluten Free, Recipes

We hope everyone has had a wonderful 2014 and are ready to celebrate the beginning of 2015!  This has been a great year for health and wellness.  The concept of real, whole foods and their healing properties is beginning to take on some steam.   Keep Reading…

Gingerbread Cookies

Paleo Gingerbread Cookies

December 23rd, 2014 | Dessert, Eating, Gluten Free, Recipes

Christmas is just a few days away and New Years is right around the corner!  I always find it difficult to avoid all the delicious, sugar-filled treats at holiday dinners and parties.  This past month, I’ve been experimenting with making holiday cookies without the grains and processed sugars.  Here is an incredible gluten-free, paleo gingerbread cookie recipe I’ve perfected over the last few weeks, it’s pretty awesome.

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Sitting and Lifespan

Sitting less can increase your lifespan!

December 16th, 2014 | Healthcare, Living, Moving, Practical Living

As a society, we tend to live very sedentary lifestyles, sitting at our office desk all day and on our couch all night.  Sure we may workout at the gym, do yoga or go for a run daily – but we spend the rest of our time on our butts. Unfortunately, various studies have shown that this sedentary way of life is correlated to obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, even if you exercise regularly! Keep Reading…

Lamb Rogan Josh

Paleo Lamb Rogan Josh

December 2nd, 2014 | Eating, Lamb

I love curry and I LOVE lamb… put those two together and magic happens!  This Paleo Lamb Rogan Josh is a very rich, creamy, flavorful Indian curry with a beautiful deep reddish brown color.   Keep Reading…

Thanksgiving Recipes

Paleo-Friendly Thanksgiving Recipes

November 25th, 2014 | Eating, Recipes, Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just a few days away.  I know what you must be thinking.  How in the world am I going to stick to my paleo diet on Thanksgiving?  How will I be able to resist the carb-filled goodness of stuffing, cornbread, and all the pies??   Keep Reading…

Terry Wahls

Interview with Dr. Terry Wahls

November 18th, 2014 | Eating, Healthcare, Living

Audio Interview with Terry Wahls

 

Last week, I had the privilege of talking to Dr. Terry Wahls about nutrition and wellness.  For those of you that don’t know, Dr. Wahls,  a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa and a practicing physician at the Iowa City VA Hospital, personally overcame multiple sclerosis (MS) using nutrition and lifestyle changes.  Keep Reading…

Peanuts

Gut bacteria can prevent food allergies!

November 12th, 2014 | Eating, Healthcare, Living

In the United States, currently at least 15 million people have food allergies.  The prevalence of these allergies is increasing every year.  A CDC report from 2013 showed that food allergies in children has risen approximately 50% between 1997 and 2011! Keep Reading…

Cream of Broccoli Soup

“Cream” of Broccoli Soup

October 28th, 2014 | Eating, Recipes, Soups

Last week, my lab mate gave me an amazing recipe for a “cream” of broccoli soup.   I tried it during lunch one day and it was delicious, I couldn’t believe it had no dairy.  I changed it up a bit based on a few extra ingredients I had at home and it was still pretty incredible.  Check it out! Keep Reading…

Artifical Sweeteners

Artificial Sweeteners: Friend or Foe for Metabolic Disorders?

October 21st, 2014 | Dangerous Food, Eating, Healthcare

Artificial sweeteners have been a part of our diet for over a century, but recent evidence suggests that they might be harming us more than helping us!  Keep Reading…

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