Paleo Zucchini Fritters Recipe

These Paleo Zucchini Fritters are one of my most favorite veggie side dishes I’ve cooked up lately. The recipe’s one I adapted from Smitten Kitchen, a really cool website. If you have a food processor with a shredding blade, this recipe becomes even faster to make but have no fear: I broke out my trusty read more…

CrossFit Open 15.5 Nutrition Strategy

If you’re participating in the Open, I’ve written a CrossFit Open 15.5 nutrition strategy for you! 15.5 is going to challenge even the most elite competitors. This couplet of rowing and thrusters is going to burn through some major glycogen and leave you gassed. Eating well in the days, weeks and months leading up to the Open read more…

CrossFit Open 15.4 Nutrition Strategy

If you’re participating in the Open, I’ve written a CrossFit Open 15.4 nutrition strategy for you! So far, the workouts have been pretty true to CrossFit’s roots, and 15.4 is no different: an AMRAP ascending ladder of handstand push-ups and cleans. Eating well in the days, weeks and months leading up to the Open is the read more…

Food Photography Tips: Part 4

Welcome to Part 4 of my series Food Photography Tips! (Click here to read Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3.) I’m on a mission to help beginners make their food photos look better, so we’re going to jump right in with some info about basic editing techniques. I’ll be covering the basics of editing in this post, plus showing read more…

Cabbage with Apple & Onion Recipe

This Cabbage with Apple & Onion side dish is perfect for whipping together on a busy night, and it easily doubles to feed a larger crowd. This one comes together in less than 10 minutes and is a good way to use up cabbage that’s sort of wilted or apples that have gotten a bit soft. read more…

CrossFit Open 15.3 Nutrition Strategy

If you’re participating in the Open, I’ve got a CrossFit Open 15.3 nutrition strategy that I wrote just for you! So far, we’ve seen a classic couplet plus a separately scored max lift in 15.1, then a repeat of last year’s 14.2 ascending ladder. Now, 15.3 is a challenging triplet AMRAP (as many rounds / reps as possible) of read more…

Meet the ManBearPig

Steph’s note: Today’s post is from my strength sister, Jen Sinkler. Jen’s an absolute dynamo, a super strong woman, and a wealth of knowledge when it comes to strength and conditioning. A regular contributor to Shape, Women’s Health and Men’s Health magazines, you could say she knows a thing or two about making fitness approachable. You read more…

Paleo Breakfast Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Paleo Breakfast Stuffed Peppers are a great way to change up your morning meal routine! These require a bit of prep time, so I usually make them on weekends when I’m not super busy. If you want to bump up the protein content, mix in some grass-fed ground meat with the spinach or layer it between read more…

CrossFit Open 15.2 Nutrition Strategy

If you’re participating in the Open, I’ve written a CrossFit Open 15.2 nutrition strategy for you! 15.1 threw a curveball at the field with a separately scored, two-part workout of a classic AMRAP triplet plus a time-capped max clean and jerk. And now, 15.2 has been announced as the encore to last year’s 14.2! If you read more…

Foolproof Hard Boiled Eggs

Hard boiled eggs are part of my weekly food prep, but they can be such a pain to peel. If the eggs are really fresh, the white is still very voluminous which can make the membrane stick to the shell. The result is often a million pieces of broken shell that pull bits of white off read more…

CrossFit Open 15.1 Nutrition Strategy

If you’re participating in the Open, I’ve written a CrossFit Open 15.1 nutrition strategy for you! It’s safe to say that eating well in the days, weeks and months leading up to the Open is the biggest way to set up a strong foundation for your best performance, but there are definitely some key pieces to read more…

Stupid-Easy Beekeeping: Part 1

Steph’s Note: Today’s post is from the lovely Diana Rodgers, author of the soon-to-be-released gorgeous book, The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food. Diana pitched me the idea of raising bees, and my answer was a resounding yes. I’m a nature-lover at heart read more…

Paleo Meal Plans

If there’s one thing that readers have consistently asked me for, it’s paleo meal plans! And for so long, I resisted writing them. It sort of freaks me out to tell someone exactly what to eat, when. My philosophy is to teach you how to do something so you don’t need me. (That’s why I wrote about read more…

How to Clean a Cast Iron Skillet

Today I’m sharing with you the easiest tips for how to clean a cast iron skillet. If you follow me on Instagram, you know I love my cast iron cookware. It’s versatile, cleans up easily, and goes from stovetop to oven seamlessly. There’s something magical about the delectably brown, seared crust you can get on a read more…