Curried Kabocha Squash Soup—Paleo & Whole30

Curried Kabocha Squash Soup is so stupid-easy to make with only five ingredients, and it’s the perfect way to celebrate my favorite fall squash. Kabocha—also called “buttercup” in other regions of the United States and simply “pumpkin” in other parts of the world—tastes like a mash up between butternut squash and sweet potato. It’s wonderfully tasty read more…

4 Paleo Swaps for Pasta & Rice

Paleo swaps for pasta and rice can really help ease your transition into this way of eating. When you first go Paleo, it can be challenging to construct grain-free meals particularly when pasta or rice were staples of your diet. Luckily, there are some easy Paleo swaps you can use to replicate the “feel” of these read more…

Beet and Brussels Sprout Salad

Steph’s note: This recipe is a sneak preview of Cindy Sexton’s upcoming book “Paleo Takes 5 – Or Fewer: Healthy Eating was Never Easier with These Delicious 3, 4 and 5 Ingredient Recipes.” Cindy’s come up with a cookbook full of stupid-easy recipes with 3, 4 or 5 ingredients perfect for beginning chefs or those who read more…

Join Us On a Thai Culinary Adventure!

Nick Massie of Paleo Nick and I are teaming up for a one-week cultural and culinary adventure in Chiang Mai, Thailand…and we want YOU there! Spend 7 days / 6 nights in gorgeous Chiang Mai, experiencing the culture and cuisine that makes this area of the world famous. You’ll participate in two cooking classes, tour local open-air read more…

Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice

Making your own Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice means you’ll never run out again. I love shaking some into a homemade pumpkin spice latte…perfect way to celebrate fall! Print Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice Rating: 51 Prep Time: 5 minutes Yield: 1/4 cup (22 g) Ingredients2 tbsp (8g) cinnamon 1 tbsp (4 g) ground ginger 1/2 tbsp (3 g) read more…

Protein Pumpkin Spice Coffee

I mean, what says fall more than pumpkin spice coffee? Recently, Food Babe blasted Starbucks for their fall favorite, the PSL (pumpkin spice latte), for its chemical-filled ingredients. I’ve never been a fan of the PSL, and a few years ago, I posted my own recipe for a homemade pumpkin spice latte right here on the read more…

HUGE 50k Instagram Giveaway

Instagram is probably my favorite social media platform because I get to share tons of images about food, fitness and life. Recently, I ticked over 50,000 fans, and to celebrate this growing community, I’ve got a HUGE giveaway going. I’ve pooled together some amazing prizes from my personal favorite food and fitness brands into one gigantic read more…

Pork Chile Verde—Paleo & Whole30

Pork Chile Verde is a classic, flavorful recipe that’s Paleo and Whole30-friendly. Instead of the usual jalapeño peppers, I used some Hatch chiles. They’re in season right now at the end of August, and their mild heat really rounds out the base of flavors from the onion, garlic and tomatillos. If you can’t find fresh read more…

Beet Ginger Sauerkraut

Beet Ginger Sauerkraut has long been on my agenda to make, especially after I picked up a bag from Farmhouse Cultures. It was so delicious, and while buying it pre-made is convenient, it’s far more affordable to make it myself. The beets add a bit of sweetness—plus, the color is fantastic—and the ginger is so flavorful read more…

Muscle Mavens: AHS 2014 Wrap-Up

  If the theme at PaleoFX earlier this year was “stress,” it’s safe to say that “muscle” was a popular word at the Ancestral Health Symposium (AHS), held just a couple weeks ago. This year’s conference was held at UC Berkeley, and was attended by scientists and researchers, medical practitioners, bloggers and writers, and folks curious to read more…

Healing Chicken Soup—Paleo & Whole30

It’s hardly a secret that chicken soup is “good for what ails you”—as my grandmother used to say. If you’re a science nerd like me and want to know the how and why, click here and here. If you’re just here for the yummy recipe, you can skip all that. Suffice to say, maybe this soup read more…