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…

Paleo Baked Avocado Fries

Paleo Baked Avocado Fries are a deliciously different way to enjoy this healthy fat source in your diet. This appetizer was inspired by a dish the hubs and I enjoyed at a local cafe. While their version was gluten-free, I’m pretty certain they used rice flour and deep fried them. Convinced I could do better, I read more…

Paleo Portion Sizes: How Much Is Just Right?

Paleo portion sizes—how much is just right? It’s a very common question I hear all the time, and rightly so. When you’re just starting out with Paleo, especially if you’re coming from a past of calorie-counting (and generally restriction) or other portion control tactics, it can be intimidating to think you’re just going to wing read more…

3 Muscle Myths That Won’t Die

It seems like every time I’m in the gym training or I read an article in an online fitness magazine, I run across at least one of these three big muscle myths that just will. not. die. Science may not be perfect, but these three gym fears no longer need to prevent you from getting read more…

When Cheap is Actually Good

When I was about 21, I bought a car for $500. It was a beat up, white Plymouth Acclaim with maroon interior, and it sounded like a two-pack-a-day smoker when it ran. Sure, it got me back and forth the few miles between my college dorm and my job as a cake decorator at a read more…

June Giveaway: Elete Electrolyte Prize Packs

With summer about to officially start on June 21, I’m super excited to share this month’s giveaway with you! Maintaining a proper electrolyte level when you’re exerting yourself through training or even strenuous work is really important. They help keep your muscles and nervous system functioning properly and guard against dehydration. Unfortunately, many electrolyte replacements read more…

Easy Paleo Chicken Curry

Steph’s note: I’m really chuffed to introduce you to my guest bloggers Emma and Carla, the dynamic sister duo behind The Merrymaker Sisters! These two creative minds come up with all sorts of amazing Paleo food, both savory and sweet. Emma and Carla are well-known in the Australian Paleo world, and I know you’ll love read more…

Sweet Plantain Guacamole

Guacamole is pretty much like heaven to me. Packed with healthy fats, this combination of luscious, creamy avocado mixed with any variety of spices, herbs and aromatics is pretty great on just about anything. This recipe, one from the soon to be released book The Paleo Kitchen by George Bryant and Juli Bauer, adds a read more…