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Another recipe, and a giveaway!

Collard Wraps with Spiced Aioli Dipping Sauce

Our publisher posted another recipe from Powerful Paleo Superfoods on their website this week: Collard Wraps with Spiced Aioli Dipping Sauce. I haven’t tried it yet, so I can’t vouch for it personally, but I’ve seriously enjoyed all the recipes

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Cauliflower “Couscous” Veggie Salad

Cauliflower Veggie Couscous

Powerful Paleo Superfoods is almost on shelves! (Preorder your copy here!) In the meantime, here’s another sneak peek recipe. This one is vegan as well, and it is delicious. You really won’t believe it’s not couscous! Cauliflower “Couscous” Veggie Salad

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My new book, Powerful Paleo Superfoods (with Paleo expert and food blogger Heather Connell), releases in a little less than a month! I have a copy already, and I’m really happy with how it turned out. And the recipes are amazing!

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New Book!

Sorry for the hiatus—my husband and I had a baby in December, and our lives have been turned upside down in the best way possible. Nothing could have prepared us for the sleep deprivation that comes with having a newborn,

Posted in cooking, eating well, live longer, Paleo, recipes, writing

For Those of Us Who Haven’t Gone to Cooking School…

I recently spoke with Sybil Kramer, MD, an endocrinologist in private practice in Melrose, MA, about the most common struggle facing her patients with diabetes: how to prepare healthy foods, whether they are trying to make favorite dishes lighter or

Posted in blood sugar, cooking, diabetes, eating well, healthy choices, insulin, nutrition, snacks

Snack Your Way Healthy

Done right, snacks can fill in nutritional gaps, help keep your blood sugar steady, and quell cravings. Experts say you should eat every few hours, which for me means that I need a bite to eat in the late afternoon

Posted in cooking, eating well, fruits and vegetables, healthy choices, snacks

Do Celebrities Make Good Health Role Models?

My answer: It depends. Obviously, there are plenty of celebrities who engage in all manner of self-destructive behaviors—ranging from addiction problems to extreme diets—that you would never want to emulate. But there are also a whole slew of celebrities who

Posted in celebrity, cooking, food, portion control, role model, running, teamwork

Paula Deen’s Diabetes Diagnosis

First, is anyone really surprised by Paula Deen’s revelation that she has type 2 diabetes? Assuming she eats what she cooks, the woman has been courting disaster for years. That said, she is charming, gracious, smart, and hilarious, and I

Posted in cooking, diabetes, healthy choices, Paula Deen

Meatless Meal Ideas

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to eat more healthfully, a great way to start is to make at least one of your meals each week without meat. In my book, I talk about the anti-aging benefits of

Posted in cooking, goals, new year, produce, recipes, resolutions, vegetables, weight loss

My CSA: A Love-Hate Relationship

Okay, hate is much too strong a word, but as wonderful as my CSA (community-supported agriculture) share has been this year, I do have some frustrations. First, let me expound upon the many ways I love my CSA: 1) I

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