Saturated Fat: Healthful, Harmful, or Somewhere In Between?

March 7, 2016 in Categories: , , by


For decades, we’ve been warned that saturated fat is a dangerous substance capable of raising our cholesterol, clogging our arteries, and sending us to an early grave. Official guidelines told us to swap out animal fats for high-omega-6 vegetable oils to stay healthy (blech!). And so, natural sources of saturated fat (like butter and coconut […]

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Cran-Apple Coleslaw (AIP)

March 3, 2016 in Categories: , , by

Cran-Apple Coleslaw

This simple salad is inspired by another one of my mother’s family recipes. It’s a fantastic way to work in a salad during the winter months, when traditional salad greens are harder to come by locally-grown and cabbage, cranberries and apples are abundant. Plus, cabbage is an incredibly nutrient-dense veggie! If you’re focusing on “eating the […]

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Book Review: The Bare Bones Broth Cookbook by Katherine and Ryan Harvey

February 29, 2016 in Categories: by


This review was written by my assistant Christina. If you’ve been following Paleo and/or The Paleo Mom for a while, you may know that we’re big fans of the company Bare Bones Broth–which delivers high-quality, delicious bone broth in a variety of flavors right to your door. If you aren’t already familiar with the many […]

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Guest Post by Peter Hirsh – What to Look for when Hiring a Personal Trainer

February 27, 2016 in Categories: by


Peter Hirsh is a nationally certified personal trainer and kettlebell instructor who has been teaching and training with kettlebells for over ten years. Peter has dedicated his life to the enrichment and well being of others and currently teaches classes and trains students one on one in San Diego, California. Wanting to reach a larger […]

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TPV Podcast, Episode 184, The Misrepresentation of the Paleo Diet in the Media

February 26, 2016 in Categories: , by

The Paleo View TPV 184 Misrepresentation of Paleo Diet Media

Ep. 184, The Misrepresentation of the Paleo Diet in the Media On this episode of The Paleo View, Stacy and Sarah discuss a recent press release that sparked a fury of negative claims against the Paleo diet in the media – and share their thoughts on how we as a community should handle these misrepresentations of the […]

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Citrus, Fig and Walnut Salad

February 25, 2016 in Categories: by

Citrus, Fig and Walnut Salad

I came up with this salad for a television appearance on Atlanta Plugged In this week.  I was presenting a Paleo breakfast, lunch and dinner while trying to make Paleo accessible and focus on the commonalities between Paleo and the other leading healthy diets (there’s far more in common than there are differences). You can […]

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Rebuttal to “Paleo Diet Could Lead To Rapid Weight Gain, New Study Shows”

February 22, 2016 in Categories: , by


You’ve seen the news sites blowing up with variations of this headline “New Scientific Study Proves Paleo Diet Causes Weight Gain and is Dangerous for Diabetics”. And you’ve seen the many impassioned responses in the Paleo community. Both of which have me hulking out. Yes, I find myself in the very awkward position of needing […]

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Get the Best AIP Recipes of 2015!

February 17, 2016 in Categories: by

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Whether you struggle with autoimmune disease or any other chronic illness, the Autoimmune Protocol (more commonly referred to as “the AIP”) can be an amazingly therapeutic, restorative, healing solution. It is designed to provide the immune system with both the resources and opportunity to regulate itself, reducing inflammation and immune attacks, thereby mitigating a whole […]

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Mucilaginous Fiber: The Good, the Bad, and the Gooey

February 15, 2016 in Categories: , , by


You might not know what mucilage is just by the name, but chances are, you’ve seen it in action! Chia seeds, flaxseeds, and agar agar all contain a type of vicious, soluble fiber called mucilage that swells up and becomes gelatinous and gooey when it makes contact with water.  Many paleo recipes call for high-mucilage […]

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Guest Post by Alaena Haber – Korean Pork and Tangy Slaw (Autoimmune Protocol-Friendly)

February 13, 2016 in Categories: by


Alaena Haber is the recipe creator and blogger, behind Grazed and Enthused, an Autoimmune Protocol diet and lifestyle blog. She recently co-authored The Healing Kitchen: 175 Quick & Easy Paleo Recipes to Help You Thrive. Alaena has three requirements for her recipes: they must be creative, accessible, and make others excited about nutritional healing. You […]

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