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August 4, 2015

Red Hot Chili Pepper Primer

By: Leanne Ely   Looking to add some heat to the dinner menu? So, you want to start spicing things up, but you don’t know where to start. Chances are, you walk through the pepper aisle examining all of the pretty little peppers and wondering what in the world you would do with them if… Read more

August 3, 2015

Top Ten Fibrous Foods

By: Leanne Ely Boosting your intake of fiber in your diet should be tops on the list of anyone hoping to improve their nutritional profile and will absolutely keep you on a regular, first name basis with a certain porcelain object in your bathroom, if you know what I mean. This is important information for… Read more

July 29, 2015

It’s baaack! (I’ve been waiting too!!)

I’m doing a happy dance over here (and yes, I’m dancing like no one’s watching!!). WHY? Our Perfect Paleo Protein is back in stock! BOTH the chocolate and vanilla!! So get yours ordered right now and you’ll also be able to join me for our newest 10-Day Paleo Blitz, starting Monday August 17th–absolutely 100% F*R*E*E!!! All… Read more

July 28, 2015

Are you eating this superfood?

By: Leanne Ely   Few things can raise as many “I’m not eating that” and “eew! Disgusting!” reactions from the dinner table as liver, but that’s too bad because the nutrition found in organ meats is unbelievable! The liver is a storage organ for vitamins A, B12, D, E and K, as well as copper,… Read more

July 27, 2015

8 Great (and Healthy) Homemade Popsicles

By: Leanne Ely I am not a fan of stuffing children with sugar; therefore, my kids rarely got to indulge in those traditional freezer pops many of us grew up with. (When you really break it down, those ice pops are essentially just frozen sugar water with chemicals on top.) But my kids did not… Read more

July 24, 2015

Cuckoo for coconut water

By: Leanne Ely Like most Paleoistas, I’m nuts about coconuts. Coconuts are relied on quite heavily for those of us following a Paleo lifestyle. I cook with coconut oil, I drink coconut milk and I add coconut water to my daily smoothie. Coconut water is the liquid you find inside a coconut. The water of… Read more

July 23, 2015

8 Quick Picks for Your Beach Picnic!

By: Leanne Ely Oh lazy, hazy beach days. One of the most wonderful things about summer. And what’s a day at the beach without a cooler full of goodies? But one must be strategic when it comes to packing food for the beach. Because at the beach, there is sand. And hot sun. And wind.… Read more

July 21, 2015

25 Farmer’s Market Buys – July 2015

By : Leanne Ely This is one of my favorite months to visit the farmers market because all of the things I love (well, almost all of them!) are ripe for the picking. If you don’t know what’s freshest and in season right now, this guide will help. You’ll also get the low-down on why… Read more

July 20, 2015

16 Summer Salads

By: Leanne Ely I make a meal out of a salad on a regular basis, but especially during the summer. It really is hard not to pile on the fresh vegetables when they’re in season. In case you’re short on salad inspiration, let me share some ideas for you for the summer. There are enough… Read more

July 17, 2015

​4 Uses for Lavender That You Won’t Believe!

By: Leanne Ely Lavender plants produce vast amounts of pretty and beautifully scented flowers. Not only are these purple flowers a common ingredient in bouquets and potpourri, but lavender flowers (fresh and dried!) are edible. They’ve actually been used in home kitchens since the Middle Ages. My bees love lavender so their honey has a… Read more