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…

Chicken Wings Scarpariello

Steph’s note: Today’s recipe is brought to you by my guest blogger Bob from Not So Fast Food. Bob runs San Diego’s first Paleo food truck and is mega-creative in the kitchen. You may remember him from this interview I posted last year. Enjoy this flavor-packed wing recipe! Ingredients for Chicken Wings Scarpariello Print Chicken Wings Scarpariello read more…

The Whole30 Gets an Update

If you’ve been a reader of the blog for a while, you’ll know I’m a huge proponent of, participant in and Envoy Extraordinaire for the Whole30 Program. (It helped me kick my sugar addiction.) There have been a couple changes to the Whole30 recently, and an official site-wide Whole30 kicks off on August 1 through their read more…

Bone Broth 101: How to Make the Best Broth

Bone Broth 101: How to Make the Best Broth Steph’s note: Today’s awesome tutorial is brought to you by Ryan Harvey, founder of Bare Bones Broth Co. Bare Bones offers hand-crafted broth shipped right to you, but if you’re more of a DIY type of person, Ryan shares some of the secrets for making the read more…

The Performance Paleo Cookbook Update!

Time for an update on The Performance Paleo Cookbook! It’s been a crazy past few months working on the cookbook, but we’re at an exciting stage. I’ve turned in the manuscript and completed the photographs (still need to finish editing those) which means the lion’s share of the creative content is done. I’m still catching my read more…

July Giveaway: PurePharma Prize Pack

July’s giveaway is a prize pack of fish oil, magnesium and vitamin D from my friends at PurePharma! When it comes to supplements, I’m a minimalist and a skeptic by nature. I don’t rely on pills, powders and potions because when it comes down to it, good nutrition must have its roots in good nutrition. read more…