The Holiday Giveaways Continue!

December 8, 2014 in Categories: by


We are definitely feeling festive over here in the Ballantyne household!  We got most of our Christmas decorations up over the weekend and we took the kids to visit Santa!  My oldest was a little chatterbox on his lap, asking about the status on those magic flying wings he has promised for the last three years (Santa is […]

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Guest Post by The Healthy Foodie – Roasted Cashew Butter Cookies

December 6, 2014 in Categories: , , by


Sonia! is the seasoned home cook behind The Healthy Foodie, a healthy living blog with a strong paleo flavor. She went from an overweight, heavy drinker, chain smoker and food junkie to big time health and fitness aficionado. Having recently discovered the benefits of the paleo lifestyle, she decided to fully adopt it and now […]

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Is It Paleo? Guar Gum, Xanthan Gum and Lecithin, Oh My!

December 4, 2014 in Categories: , , by


It’s pretty typical to be introduced to the Paleo diet with a list of foods to avoid.  The stereotypical explanation is that a Paleo diet is no grains, no dairy, no legumes, no refined sugars, no refined oils and no processed/manufactured foods.  If you’ve been following me a while, then you know that I strongly […]

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Book Review: The Alternative Autoimmune Cookbook by Angie Alt with Jenifer Beehler

December 2, 2014 in Categories: , by


This review was written by my assistant Christina. Angie Alt of Alt-ternative Autoimmune is a health coach at ThePaleoMom Consulting and one of the most compassionate, kind, and endearing people I’ve ever met. Angie keeps it real. She doesn’t pretend to be perfect and she doesn’t expect anyone else to be perfect, either. She understands […]

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My Books are in Costco! Get your FREE Costco Shopping Guide and enter my BIG Costco Giveaway!

November 26, 2014 in Categories: , , by

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My books are now available at all Costco stores in the USA!!! That’s when you know you’ve made it, right?  I mean seriously, how many authors get their books in Costco!?!  I can’t wait to see my books among the stacks in the middle of the store!  Plus, I love Costco!!!! (Seriously, best toilet paper and […]

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Guest Post by Glenn McElfresh of The Bos Creek – Grass-fed and Finished Beef vs Pasture-raised Beef

November 24, 2014 in Categories: , , by


Glenn McElfresh is the CEO and co-founder of The Bos Creek, the first online subscription service for pasture-raised meats. He started The Bos Creek when he had a hard time sourcing tasty, grass-finished beef in Wisconsin. At that point he decided to quit the corporate life and help people eat healthier. He loves to cook, […]

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Real People, Real Paleo: How Paleo led to a blog, a degree, a book and a baby! by Tarah Chieffi

November 19, 2014 in Categories: by

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“Real People, Real Paleo” is a series of posts written by real people who were inspired to share their paleo story with you.  There is such diversity in the challenges that bring us to a paleo diet and lifestyle and in what we hope to achieve by adopting them.  These stories are intended to be a […]

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