Book Review: 85 Amazing AIP Breakfast Recipes by Eileen Laird

January 5, 2015 in Categories: , by

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This review was written by my assistant Christina. 85 Amazing AIP Breakfasts answers one of the most frequently-asked autoimmune protocol questions: “What on Earth do I eat for breakfast?!” It is a community cookbook featuring some of the best autoimmune protocol breakfast recipes from twenty-six bloggers, edited by Eileen Laird of Phoenix Helix. Inside, you’ll […]

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Is It Paleo? Splenda, Erythritol, Stevia and other low-calorie sweeteners

January 3, 2015 in Categories: , , by

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Regulating blood sugar levels is a key feature of the Paleo diet.  In fact, this may be the critical mechanism responsible for the observed benefits of a Paleo diet in managing diabetes that has been proven in clinical trials.  Generally, blood sugar levels are well regulated as soon as we focus on eating a variety […]

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Habit Formation and My New Years Resolutions 2015

January 1, 2015 in Categories: , , , , , , by

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Happy New Year!  For me, like many, the start of a new year is a time of reflection.  I look back over the last year, appreciate my accomplishments, note where I fell short of my goals, and think forward to the year ahead with optimism, determination and resolve. Habit Formation (for resolutions or anytime) When […]

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Is It Paleo? Fructose and Fructose-Based Sweeteners (I’m looking at you, Agave!)

December 27, 2014 in Categories: , , , , by

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Regulating blood sugar levels is a key feature of the Paleo diet.  In fact, this may be the critical mechanism responsible for the observed benefits of a Paleo diet in managing diabetes that has been proven in clinical trials.  Generally, blood sugar levels are well regulated as soon as we focus on eating a variety […]

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The Health Benefits of Connection

December 20, 2014 in Categories: , , , by

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‘Tis the season for merriment, spending time with family and friends, and exchanging gifts as signs of appreciation for our loved ones. Did you know that this connection has a huge positive influence on your health? Diet is but one component of healthy living.  And there are many other factors, which can be broadly categorized […]

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Guest Post by Vibrant Life Army Wife – Mini Rustic Apple Pies (Autoimmune Protocol Friendly)

December 18, 2014 in Categories: , , by

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Kiersten is a 20 something self proclaimed nutrition nerd with a love for real food, homemade beauty care, and natural healing. She is also an army wife living in Fort Hood, TX with her handsome husband and two fur babies and is passionate about helping other military spouses thrive. She is currently pursuing certification as […]

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Guest Post by Samantha McClellan – Mini Pumpkin “Cheesecakes” (Autoimmune Protocol-Friendly)

December 17, 2014 in Categories: , , , , , by

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Samantha is the author of the blog Sweet Potatoes and Social Change. She writes about apartment homesteading, simple living and healing her autoimmune condition through diet and lifestyle. Outside of writing she is also a wife and a childbirth doula. Connect with Samantha on Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter.  There tend to be a lot of […]

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My 2014 Paleo Holiday Gift Ideas plus 5 FREE Downloads!!!!

December 13, 2014 in Categories: , by

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Tis the season for wracking our brains for gift ideas for the special people in our lives.  I’m certainly no exception.  But while I struggle to figure out what to get my husband, I definitely have some ideas that might help you with your shopping!!! I’m sticking to my strengths here, and recommending only something I […]

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