Braising: Easier Than You Might Think!

When you see a photo of a delish recipe such as the one shown above, braised short ribs with cauliflower mash, what comes to mind? Something that looks amazing but too complicated to cook? Or a dish that you just don’t have time to prepare? Perhaps too rich and sinful to actually be good for […]

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Chilled Berry Soup, Anyone? It’s in The Paleo Kitchen!

Writing for online publications such as the blog on the Vitacost has been a great way to reach folks who may not have connected with me otherwise. After all, the Paleo niche can be limiting to say the least. Rather than focus only on those who truly understand what an authentic approach to ancestral eating is, […]

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Paleoista Chicken Under A Brick Recipe

I first learned about this preparation from a dear friend’s mom who brought it straight from her parents home in Tuscany to New York.  Different cultures may use different spices native to their locale, but for me, as always, the simplest flavors are the first choice! Be sure to chose a pastured chicken, rather than […]

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Avoiding “Quarantine 15” Weight Gain

What you eat during self-quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic can help you cope better, stay healthy, focused and fit…or make your stress worse, increase inflammation and cause weight gain. When quarantine began, we saw a situation not unlike what I’ve been told by a handful of elderly neighbors was experienced in times of war:  stocking […]

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