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1 Weird Hack to Ignite Your Metabolism Today

April 15th, 2017 | Eating, Moving

There are some really weird fat loss tricks out there on the internet today.

It may be overwhelming to try and decipher fact vs. fiction vs. fantasy.

Lucky for you – we did the work for you!

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If you JUST want ONE fat loss trick, keep reading..

Have you ever heard that cold showers are super beneficial to your health? It turns out – it’s true!

Not only do they help energize you and elevate your mood, research shows that they can actually stimulate weight loss. A combination of stimulated hormones, shivering and improved circulation can help kick-start your body into fat-burning mode for the day.

Try it today!

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Article written by: Andi Petty

Andi is a CrossFit Level 1 trainer and Paleo enthusiast. She is currently seeking her PNL1 certification from Precision Nutrition. Read more of her work and connect with Andi here

Photo Credit: Ian Schneider via Unsplash


3 Things You Need to Know About the Ketogenic Diet

April 7th, 2017 | Eating, Resources

Are you still living in fear of eating too much fat?

Once considered detrimental to health and body composition, dietary fat is now making a comeback in the world of diets and nutrition.

The Ketogenic Diet – or, Keto Diet for short – is the center of conversation on this topic. Originally used as a method to treat epilepsy, many people are finding long-term health and weight-loss effects from this fat-burning food plan.

Here are 3 things you need to know about the Keto Diet:

Fat is where it’s at in this diet. It centers around constructing every meal with QUALITY dietary fat sources as the main component. Fatty meats and seafood, avocado, eggs and nuts are all examples of staples in the Ketogenic Diet. The rest of your meal should be comprised of a moderate amount of protein and little to no carbohydrates.

While glucose via carbohydrates is the most efficient fuel source for the body, it doesn’t need carb in order to survive. With an adequate abundance of fat in the diet, your body shifts into ‘fat-burning’ mode – which means it uses that fat and stored body fat for energy. It’s a process called ‘ketosis’ – which is where the Keto Diet gets its name from.

Many people who adapt to the Ketogenic Diet experience side effects that include:

  • Weight Loss
  • Decreased inflammation
  • Relief from Metabolic Disorders
  • Clear thoughts/heightened ability to focus

While this covers the basics, there is SO much more to know about the details and health benefits of the Keto Diet.



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Article written by: Andi Petty

Andi is a CrossFit Level 1 trainer and Paleo enthusiast. She is currently seeking her PNL1 certification from Precision Nutrition. Read more of her work and connect with Andi here

Photo Credit: Eduardo Roda Lopes via Unsplash

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RECIPE: Sirloin Tip Roast

April 8th, 2016 | Beef, Eating, Recipes
Photo by Julianne Schapery

Servings: 4


  • 1 to 1.5lb grass-fed beef roast
  • coconut oil
  • seasonings of choice (oregano, cayenne, onion, garlic, paprika, etc.)
  • greens of choice


Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Remove the meat from the fridge and allow to sit at room temperature for 30 minutes if you have time. Rub the meat with a little bit of oil and season to taste.

OPTION to sear the meat in a skillet before placing it into the oven. In an oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat, add a drizzle of coconut oil or butter. Allow the pan to heat up a couple of minutes before adding the meat to the pan, cooking about 2 minutes per side.

Place the skillet in the oven – bake approximately 16 minutes per lb; 24 minutes for 1.5lb roast. Serve over greens of choice.


Avocado Breakfast Bake

December 8th, 2015 | Breakfast, Eating, featured
Photo by Julianne Shapery

We are always getting asked for Paleo friendly breakfast ideas. It’s easy to get stuck in a rut of always eating the same thing for breakfast. Mix it up!

Here is a quick, easy  and unique breakfast idea full of great protein and fat! Enjoy!

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Thanksgiving Paleo Style

November 23rd, 2015 | Eating, featured, Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is right around the corner!!

I can’t wait! It’s my all-time favorite holiday…I love the fall, being with family and of course…the FOOD!!

For many folks the holidays are a time when they throw healthy eating out the window and binge on sweets and unhealthy food. And…typically feel like crap after it’s all said and done.

Well..I am here to tell you can still eat healthy during the holidays AND experience delicious food, WITHOUT feeling awful and realizing you’ve gained an extra 10 pounds going into the New Year. Keep Reading…


Chicken with Cherries

November 16th, 2015 | Chicken, Eating, featured


This is a great dish that gives chicken a little pizazz! And it’s simple with minimal ingredients. Enjoy!


Prep time: 2 minutes

Cook time: 35 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 1-1.5 lb chicken breast (4 small breasts)
  • 1 shallot
  • 1 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 cups cherries, pitted and halved (option to buy frozen
  • 1 large bunch of asparagus
  • arugula


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Pound chicken so they are thin (option to buy thin breast). Clean and break ends of asparagus. Place the chicken on a baking dish drizzled lightly with oil. On a separate baking dish, place the asparagus and drizzle lightly with oil. Bake for about 15 minutes, until chicken is cooked.
Chop shallot. In a small bowl add shallots, red wine vinegar, oil and cherries. Place chicken on top of a large handful of arugula and add the cherry mixture. Serve with asparagus.

Recipe by Tami Monaghan



5 Hidden Causes That Could Be Making Your Fat – Part 4: GMO…OMG!!

November 9th, 2015 | Eating, featured, Healthcare, Living


This is Part 4 of 5 in the series: 5 Hidden Causes That Could Be Making You Fat


If you missed the previous posts in this series you can check them out at the links below:

Part 1: Low Vitamin D Levels

Part 2: Poor Gut Health

Part 3: Obesogens…Obes-o-what?

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Hey guys! Check out this delicious drink, CocoTropic, packed full of ancient immune and brain-boosting nutrients! We like mixing it with some coconut milk and occasionally adding a little Vital Proteins collagen peptides. Yum!

Here is a little info and history about the ingredients found in Cocotropic from the creator Mansal Denton…

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Obesogens… Obese-o-what?

October 19th, 2015 | Eating, featured, Living


Obesogens …Obese-o-what?

Endocrine disruptors, also known as “OBESOGENS”, are lurking all around us and may be a key factor in making America FAT and SICK.  As you may realize, obesity is an epidemic and chronic diseases, such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes continue to escalate.

So…what role do obesogens play?

Obesogens are environmental toxins found in food, water, insecticides, plastics, cleaning products, cosmetics, etc. that negatively affect metabolism and may predispose some to weight gain. They mimic our own hormones and confuse or disrupt natural hormone production.

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Easy Peasy Paleo Mayo!

October 5th, 2015 | Eating

The point of these Paleo Secret “Product of the Month” posts are to share with you some ideas about healthy, Paleo-friendly products you can enjoy and incorporate into your life. It’s always nice to learn about something new to mix things up a bit! These are all products we’ve tried and loved! 


Have you ever made Paleo Mayo from scratch?

To be honest…I have about a 50% success rate. Half the time it turns out wonky. I know some swear it’s super easy, but I haven’t had the best luck. Keep Reading…