How To Brine a Turkey or Chicken

How to brine a turkey or chicken? I’m covering this simple method in today’s post and giving you my favorite go-to brine ingredients for succulent poultry every time. I first started brining my chicken back when I got my hands on Mel Joulwan’s ahhhhmazing book Well Fed. Since then, I’ve created lots of different brines, read more…

Learn Olympic Weightlifting with Diane Fu

This week only! Strength training and building muscle mass is so important for all of us, not just high-level athletes, but what if you don’t have your own personal coach? Meet me at the bar(bell) because I have the perfect thing to help you get started with weightlifting. Weight training has done incredible things for read more…

Thanksgiving Leftovers Ideas

Thanksgiving leftovers: Love them or hate them, they seem to be an inevitability…unless your guests are much hungrier than you planned on! You’ve gathered with family. Eaten enough to warrant loosening your zipper (or maybe you just wore sweatpants…you smarty, you). Watched plenty of football. But now you’re stuck with a fridge full of half-eatens. read more…

Best Paleo Recipes of 2014: Are You Hungry?

When I think back to early 2010, when I started eating Paleo, I remember how incredibly different things were. There were a handful of blogs—and it seemed even fewer books—available for inspiration. Fast forward five years and my, how it’s changed. Now there are hundreds, maybe even thousands, of blogs aligned to Paleo or real read more…

Tuesday Night Chicken

Steph’s note: This recipe comes to you courtesy of my personal friend and fellow Paleo blogger / author, Ciarra Hannah of Popular Paleo. Her new cookbook, The Frugal Paleo Cookbook—all about eating delicious, flavorful Paleo food without breaking the bank—comes out on December 2, 2014! She’s giving you a sneak peek with this tasty recipe read more…

Thai Culinary Adventure—Bangkok

A couple months ago, Nick Massie (better known as Paleo Nick) asked me if I wanted to go to Thailand on a culinary adventure. It didn’t take me long to jump at the chance to check another country off my travel bucket list. As type this, I’m lying on my fold out bed on the read more…

Paleo Pulled Pork Stuffed Squash

Paleo Pulled Pork Stuffed Squash doubles as a hearty fall dinner or a great game day appetizer. It takes a little advance planning because the pork gets the low and slow treatment in the slow cooker, but the meat can be made a day ahead of time and reheated after the squash is roasted. Or, read more…

Bonus Fitness & Nutrition Guide

“Am I doing this right?” It’s a common question I hear from Paleo people all the time! To go along with my upcoming cookbook—the one that comes out in just a bit over 8 weeks!—I created a companion bonus ebook called The Performance Paleo Cookbook Fitness & Nutrition Guide to help you figure out if you’re doing read more…

Food Photography Tips—Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of my series on Food Photography Tips! (Click here to read Part 1.) I’m on a mission to help beginners make their food photos look better, so we’re going to jump right in with some basics on styling. Plus, keep reading down for a killer giveaway from my friends at Erickson Wood Works…wink wink. Here’s read more…

Moules et Frites—Mussels & Fries

Moules et Frites (or Mussels & Fries) is one of my favorite appetizer-style dishes that seems so fancy, but is quite simple to make. Sometimes when I can get local mussels for a good deal, I’ll make a big batch and eat the whole thing, but this can easily be split among two people as read more…

Totally Pinchworthy

You know that thing of where you get recognized for something really awesome by your peers? Well, that just happened. I was nominated three Paleo Magazine Best of 2014 awards along with some M E G A talented folks like Nom Nom Paleo and Mel Joulwan. To say that I’m humbled is an understatement, and it makes me read more…