Are Microwaves Safe to Use?

May 7, 2016 in Categories: , , , , by

Are Microwaves Safe to Use

Microwaves are a hot topic in the health community (pun intended!), and the internet is full of claims that they leak radiation, destroy nutrients, change the chemical structure of food to become toxic, and pose a wide variety of health risks. Even the term “nuking” our food brings to mind scary images of atomic bombs […]

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AIP Barbacoa

May 2, 2016 in Categories: , , by

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Alaena Haber of Grazed & Enthused developed the AIP taco beef recipe for our collaborative AIP cookbook and guide, The Healing Kitchen. I was blown away by Alaena’s ability to recreate Mexican flavors using only AIP-friendly seasonings (that’s right, no chili powder, which is the usual dominant spice in taco beef).  Following the Autoimmune Protocol […]

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Broth: Hidden Dangers in a Healing Food?

April 30, 2016 in Categories: , , by

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It’s no secret that I’m a huge broth fan! Between its helpful mineral content and abundance of important amino acids (especially proline and glycine), it’s definitely meets the criteria for a healing and nourishing food to include in our diets. But, every once in a while, an article makes the rounds claiming that bone broth […]

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Epic Tostones

April 14, 2016 in Categories: , , by

Tostones

Tostones are simply twice-fried plantain slices, a traditional South American dish that can also be called tachinos, chatinos, fritos verde, bananes pesées and patacones, depending on the exact region of origin. Tostones are a delightful, relatively flavor-neutral, starchy addition to most meals.  They can also be used as a Paleo bread or cracker substitute.  Traditionally, […]

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Book Review: The New Yiddish Kitchen by Simone Miller and Jennifer Robins

April 11, 2016 in Categories: by

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This review was written by my assistant Christina. {cc_h_line] Authored by the talented, entertaining, dynamic duo that is Simone Miller and Jennifer Robins, The New Yiddish Kitchen offers grain-free, healthier versions of traditional Jewish meals. With over 100 recipes and a holiday guide to answer the call for Paleo recipes beyond the needs of Christmas […]

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