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10 Paleo Fall Recipes Perfect for Cooler Weather

From pumpkin and winter squashes to chili and hot chocolate, these recipes will make you feel all warm and snuggly inside in the midst of this cool, fall weather. Time to throw on a sweater, cozy up, and start enjoying some of fall’s most delicious...

Roasted Kohlrabi and Root Vegetables

This recipe for roasted kohlrabi is full of both color and nutrients.  I wanted to title this recipe “Roasted Root Vegetables” but didn’t want to lead you astray. Kohlrabi (pronounced “cole-rah-bee”) is a member of the brassica family and...

Arugula Salad with Muhamarra Dressing

Did you make those delicious lamb meatballs with muhammara and are now craving all the ways to continue eating that flavorful sauce? Don’t worry, I’ve solved all your problems right here with this arugula salad. Okay, at least the muhammara one. Check out...

Best Steamed Broccoli You’ll Ever Have

Love broccoli as much as I do? Then this recipe is for you. Not so sure about this nutrient-dense cruciferous vegetable? This steamed broccoli recipe just might turn you into a believer! Recently at the dinner table, my meat-and-potato-loving husband took a bite of...

Green Curry Chicken

This paleo and low-carb green curry chicken dish is packed with vegetables and flavor. I like to serve this with a side of steamed broccoli or cauliflower rice.  Here’s what you need: 8 ounces pasture-raised chicken thighs (F) 3-4 t coconut oil,...

Oven-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

It’s no secret that sweet potatoes are a darling of the nutrition world and this recipe for Roasted Sweet Potatoes couldn’t make eating this starchy vegetable more tasty and simple. These starchy carbs are a great source of vitamin C and manganese and a...

Spring Herb Salad with Snap Peas, Carrot, and Mint

I’m always looking for more ways to pack a variety of herbs and spices into my diet. This recipe combines sweet and citrusy marjoram with parsley and mint for a bright, flavorful spring herb salad. But these herbs don’t just make the dish taste delicious,...

Lamb Meatballs with Muhammara

These lamb meatballs with muhammara are where it’s at! If you’ve never tried muhammara, you are missing out on a simple, flavor and antioxidant-packed sauce. I’ve been traveling* quite a bit lately and one of my favorite things about travel is, of...

Dijon Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Who doesn’t love roasted Brussels sprouts?! This recipe makes preparing this nutrient-dense vegetable easy, without skimping on flavor! This cruciferous vegetable has key nutrients, including sulfurous compounds, that are key to liver health and detox support....

Roasted Cabbage “Spaghetti”

Sometimes I miss pasta. And sometimes, on the rare occasion, I eat pasta. For me, a little here and there is okay, but if I overdo it, it reminds me why I quit eating pasta and refined foods. I get brain fog, lethargic, and lose motivation. My digestion slows,...

Six Ways to Move More Every Day

You’ve probably seen the headlines “sitting is the new smoking” and are well aware of the hazards of a sedentary life. Unfortunately, many of us spend most of the day at a desk, commuting or sitting at work, a lifestyle that can take years off your life. There’s good...

Perfect Roast Chicken with Veggies, Lemon & Thyme

My sister recently had another baby (wahoo! that makes 15 nieces and nephews!) and I wanted to bring her something nutritious and filling for dinner, and this recipe couldn’t be more perfect.It’s easy for her to reheat and will last for several meals. She...

Hearty Beef and Pumpkin Soup

Okay, Austin, TX. Where’s the fall weather?! It’s been in the 80s and 90s lately. All my sweaters, boots, and fall recipes (including this beef and pumpkin soup recipe) are staring sadly at me, wondering when they’ll be able to come out to...

Top 5 Reasons to Shop at a Farmers’ Market

If you’re looking for ripe, delicious and sustainable groceries, your local farmers’ market is the perfect place to shop. At a farmers’ market, you can find the best seasonal produce that grows in your area. There are many advantages to shopping at a farmers’ market....

Dairy-free Pesto with Cilantro + Parsley

Who doesn’t love pesto?! It’s so easy to throw together and adds a flavor punch to so many dishes. I love to use this pesto to toss it with zoodles, top grilled chicken, and mix it with roasted sweet potatoes. It’s also dairy-free, so if you’re...

Paleo Citrus Glazed Chicken Wings

Time to get your gameday on with these sweet and savory chicken wings. Because who doesn’t love chicken wings?! Your best bet for the best wings starts with quality, fresh ingredients. I used pasture-raised chicken wings, fresh-squeezed orange juice, and...

Slow Cooker Healing Chicken Soup

Don’t let cold and flu season keep you down this year. Start the season out prepared and armored up with this immune-boosting chicken soup. Chicken soup is full of minerals that support immune function. It can also help relieve sinus congestion and reduce...