May Giveaway: Fat Face Skincare Products

I am so excited about the May giveaway! It’s for a rad travel kit full of healthy skin products from Fat Face, a $75 value! It’s funny how serendipitous things happen. I was in the checkout line at Sprouts and it turns out that Cassy, the founder of Fat Face Skincare, was in line right read more…

Vanilla Berry Chia Pudding

Vanilla Berry Chia Pudding is the perfect red, white and blue treat for this weekend. Seeing as it’s Memorial Day, I put together a quick, easy, festive treat for your holiday picnic or BBQ. You can make them parfait-style like I did here or just plop the chia pudding on the bottom and the fruit on read more…

Paleo Avocado Bacon Sliders

Steph’s note: Please welcome my guest blogger Ashley from Livin Paleo! I first learned of Ashley through her Instagram account where I saw her throwing around heavy barbells, so needless to say, she became an instant girl crush. She’s a CrossFit badass—competing in the NorCal Regionals soon—and a whiz in the Paleo kitchen, coming up read more…

My Secret Nickname

I’m going to let you in on a (not so secret anymore) secret. My nickname is Quadzilla. For a really long time, I was embarrassed by my muscular legs because they seemed so much bigger than everyone else’s. When I raced bikes, I always had to size my shorts up. And then, I found CrossFit and read more…

5 Recipes To Ease Your Real Food Transition

Paleo, Primal and real food lifestyles are gaining in popularity by the day. While the benefits—such as fat loss and stable energy—are enough to convince most people to take the leap and leave their processed food-based diets behind, for others the transition can be pretty overwhelming. If you’re just starting out on your journey to Paleo, this read more…

Chicken Florentine Spaghetti Squash (Paleo)

Steph’s note: Please welcome Ciarra from Popular Paleo back to the blog. Not only is she a close personal friend of mine, she’s a whiz in the kitchen AND she’s just finished writing a cookbook (releasing December 2nd so click here to pre-order) called The Frugal Paleo Cookbook: Affordable, Easy & Delicious Paleo Cooking. I read more…

Passion Fruit Panna Cotta (Paleo & Dairy-Free)

There’s nothing better than the smell of passion fruit: tropical, sweet-tart and fragrant! (Okay, maybe the smell of bacon could compete.) I saw some delectable passion fruits at the farmer’s market last weekend and immediately wanted to make something with them. Invariably, my mind jumped to a Paleo-friendly panna cotta. If you can’t find fresh read more…

Avocado BLT Egg Salad

Steph’s note: I’m really chuffed to be featuring Lexi from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen on the blog today! I first noticed her drool-worthy recipes on Instagram, and her dishes are really approachable and simple. Lexi specializes in gluten-free, dairy-free and Paleo recipes that are packed with nutrient-dense ingredients. Make sure you keep up with her on read more…

Why Am I Still Hungry on Paleo?

Why am I still hungry on Paleo? This is a fairly common question that I get from readers, and though the causes can be many, there are a few culprits that can leave you feeling hungry all the time even when you’re eating a Paleo diet. You’ll have to take an honest look at your read more…

Paleo Travel Lessons from Abroad — Part 3

Paleo Lessons from Abroad—Part Three [This is the second in a three-part series about my experiences living, eating, cooking and blogging about Paleo in my four months abroad. Click here for Part One and here for Part Two (vacations).] Bruce Lee famously said, “Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to read more…

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! The giveaway has now ended. Congratulations to the winner, Christina G. of Pennsylvania! Check back in May for the next monthly giveaway, and thank you to all who entered! There are TONS of great new companies 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…