5 Things I Learned at PaleoFX

What’s new in the Paleo-sphere? It seems like the movement and community are growing rapidly by the day, and the wild, wild West, tumbleweed era is over. What was once limited to a loose network of websites and a couple books has expanded into an industry. And while more choice may ultimately be better, it’s read more…

April Giveaway: Some of My Favorite Things

It’s time for a giveaway and this month, it’s a collection of some of my favorite things, worth $100! There are TONS of great new companies who support the Paleo / real food lifestyle, and this month, I’m putting a package with some of my favorite products up for grabs! Included in April’s prize is: read more…

It All Started With a Non-Stick Pan

It all started with a non-stick pan and an innocent picture on Instagram. I was just about to make some homemade ghee, and I posted a photo of the pan with 3 gorgeous sticks of grass-fed butter waiting to get all melty. Then it happened. Someone decided to shame me for using a non-stick pan. read more…

Paleo Meal Planning: A How-To

Paleo meal planning doesn’t have to be intimidating, and you’re going to learn the essentials of putting together a one week menu in this post. Cool, right? Paleo Meal Planning, Step 1: The Weekly Cook-Up When you eat Paleo, you tend to cook at home (a LOT) but one thing that can slow you down read more…

Strawberry Lemonade Gummies

Making homemade gummies with fruit and high-quality gelatin is one alternative to making lots of bone broth / soup stock for its gelatin content. These Strawberry Lemonade Gummies are a recipe I develop for BreakingMuscle.com. The combo of the berries and lemon give it a sweet-tart flavor that’s really refreshing. (This is the only high-quality read more…

Ghee: What Is This Healthy Fat?

Ghee…what is this healthy fat that’s becoming so popular in the Paleo & real food world? Essentially, ghee is a type of clarified butter that’s been cooked a bit longer to give it a nutty flavor. It’s got some fantastic properties that make it both healthy and good to cook with. But first, let’s settle read more…

Coming To Shelves in Early 2015…

Before I spill the beans, let me just say this is not an April Fool’s joke—though I did pick probably the worst day to convince you it’s not! I’m proud to announce that I’ve joined the Page Street Publishing family and am writing a print cookbook for release in early 2015. Ho-lee smokes! To say that read more…

DIY Photography Background—No Tools Required!

DIY Photography Background—No Tools Required! Steph’s note: This is another post in a series for fellow bloggers who are interested in improving their food photography and blog posts. You may also be interested in How to Take Better Food Pictures. Creating a DIY photography background to make your pictures stand out is really simple, and read more…

Crispy Buffalo Chicken Fingers

Steph’s note: Give a hearty welcome to my guest blogger, Cassy from Fed & Fit. Cassy is a quadruple threat: She has mad kitchen skills, is an ace behind the camera, gets her sweat on at CrossFit and is one of the nicest folks you’ll ever meet. On her blog Fed & Fit, Cassy brings read more…

The Perfect Burger

Okay y’all…the perfect burger. It’s not every day you hear a burger claim to be “the one”, but this may very well be it. Perfectly flavored beef, parsnip crisps fried in coconut oil and a decadent avocado mousse…have I convinced you yet? The Perfect Burger is just one of the awesome meaty recipes you’ll find read more…

Digestion: From Brain to Bowl

Steph’s note: Please welcome my guest blogger Heather from Just Love Your Guts. Heather’s a true personification of a healthy, balanced lifestyle and she blogs about nutrient-dense recipes and wellness. She’s got a positive outlook and infectious enthusiasm. In addition, Heather’s a wellness coach, personal trainer and is currently studying for her Nutritional Therapy certification. read more…

Plantain Protein Pancakes

Plantain Protein Pancakes are a great way to get some more good carbs into your post-workout recovery window.                                     I created this recipe specifically for Breaking Muscle, so head on over there to check out the ingredients and read more…

How To Take Better Food Pictures

Want to know how to take better food pictures—especially better ones than Martha Stewart? Food blogging is pretty unique (compared to other subjects) because you’ve got to convey a recipe’s appeal across a computer or phone screen. If you can’t smell the aroma and taste the mouth-watering flavors, the imagery of the food helps draw read more…

PeaNOT Pineapple Slaw by Beyoutifully Delicious

Steph’s note: Please give a super warm welcome to my guest blogger Candace, better known around the Web as the creative mind behind Beyoutifully Delicious. She’s incredibly sweet and wickedly innovative in the kitchen, and I know you’re going to love her Paleo recipes. In fact, look out for part two of this recipe (a read more…

5 Ways to Make More Time for Exercise

Steph’s note: This is the last in a three-part series about your time and your health brought to you by my guest blogger Justin of Limitless365. (Click here to read Part 1 and Part 2.) Justin brings his expertise as a one-on-one health coach to you here, and his philosophy on life, training and nutrition really jive read more…