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20 Jun Pizza Party with Cappello’s

We threw an epic PIZZA PARTY last night with Cappello’s, to celebrate my brother’s graduation! Imagine this: it’s a warm summer’s evening. The house is bustling with close friends and family, all eager to try what awaits on the table. And what is on the table? Why, Cappello’s cheese pizza! Also, a tray of freshly baked Paleo chocolate cupcakes, and vegan bruschetta made with Kasandrinos Extra Virgin olive oil. As people step outside with their warm, crispy pizza, they squeal with delight and exclaim, “WOW, this pizza is amazing! Where can I get it?!” When we tell...

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13 May “The Keto Diet” Book Review + Free Bread Recipe!

Keto.  It’s a word that’s been floating around a lot lately, and for good reason. What is Keto, you ask? It’s a diet (short for Ketogenic) built around eating lots of healthy fats, and very few carbs. Keto food is centered around nutrient-dense, whole ingredients to help burn fat and give you more energy. But of course it’s a lot more complicated and intricate than that, and it’s necessary to have someone explain all about Keto to you… Enter Leanne and her book, The Keto Diet!! I have met Leanne a few times in person after connecting on...

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15 Mar Expo West 2017 (Exclusive Video Interviews Included!)

  [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cxjQyE8ysA[/embed] It is a sunny, warm day in Southern California. You pull up at a huge hotel crowded with people and saunter through the doors. You smell a multitude of foods being cooked, and see 80,000 people walking around, trying samples. Sauerkraut. Marshmallows. Bone broth. Paleo pizza. Cold brew. Bone broth. Granola. Pork rinds. Bone broth. The food options are so diverse, and they all seem to scream out, “Eat me!” You then wonder: Where am I? Is this heaven? In fact, it is EXPO WEST. You are at the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California! [caption...

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18 Jul Good Fat, Bad Fat Book Review

Good Fat, Bad Fat by Romy Dollé {Book Review}   Eating fat doesn't make you fat. We are all starting to catch on to this idea, but do we all know the science to support it? I sure didn't! That is, until I read Good Fat, Bad Fat. The book is chock-full of information to answers all your questions about fat, such as: What happens to our bodies when we eat fat? What are the differences between the three types of fat? What actually makes people fat? What is the Ketogenic diet? What's the difference between good and bad fat? I want to start...

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26 Jun Summer Salad

A few days ago on Instagram, I shared how I used to hate salads. They were bland, with bad dressing and no toppings. Blah! But then, I realized salads could be flavorful and exciting! So I made this delicious summer salad from all the yummy fruits and veggies I had in my fridge. It was made out of a bed of organic mixed greens topped with an avocado rose, a peach rose, sliced fig, and chopped cashews. I dressed it with Primal Kitchen Foods Honey-Mustard Vinaigrette, which was incredible. I urge you all to get creative with...

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20 Jun Cookbook Review: Paleo Mug Muffins 2

Last month at Paleo f(x), I had the pleasure of meeting the amazing Heather Resler, of Cook It Up Paleo! Not only is she the sweetest girl you’ll ever meet, but she is literally an allergy-free baking genius. I kid you not! So when Heather she told me she had written another eBook, I was ecstatic to review it! With over 20 brand-new mug muffin recipes, Paleo Mug Muffins 2 is the perfect resource for the allergy-free baker or health enthusiast! Or just anyone who loves muffins. :) And this is where Heather’s allergy-free baking genius kicks...

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17 Jun Coconut Green Smoothie Bowl Tutorial

As you may have seen on my Instagram page lately, I have an obsession with smoothie bowls. A few days ago, I made the most delicious one yet. It got its amazing flavor from fresh coconut and mint leaves. Plus, it was full of veggies and healthy fats! Today I will show you how to make this amazing smoothie bowl, step-by-step. I hope you enjoy it! P.S. Do you see that lovely bowl I pour the smoothie into at the end of the video? That's a Corelle Dining bowl. I'm doing a Corelle giveaway right now...

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15 Jun Corelle Dinnerware Giveaway!!!

I am so excited to announce that I have teamed up with Corelle Dining and we’re doing a giveaway! Two lucky winners will each win one set of Corelle Dinnerware. To enter, click HERE. Contest ends June 21st at 12am PT and a winner will be chosen the following day! This is going to be awesome.   Here are the contest rules: You must live in the USA. You must follow me on IG You must follow CorelleDining on IG To enter, you click on THIS link, which will take you to my Instagram page. Then all you have to do...

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04 Jun Paleo f(x) 2016 Recap + Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Last weekend I had the amazing opportunity to give a cooking demonstration at Paleo f(x) in Austin, Texas!!!! Why all the exclamation marks, you ask? Because it was amazing. Like, best-weekend-of-my-life amazing. Paleo f(x) is the world’s largest Paleo convention. It is filled with the Paleo world’s most influential speakers, and the hottest Paleo foods on the market. Not only did I get to meet my greatest idols over the weekend, but I also had the amazing experience of doing a cooking demo in front of a live audience! I've attached my cooking demo below...

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28 Apr Why I ❤️ Coconuts + How to Open Them (Video Tutorial!)

Here is a video of me opening a coconut, using my favorite tool, a Coco Jack! Below, I talk all about coconuts and why I love them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhBTG--ZJwI So, as you may have noticed from my various recipes and social media posts, I am in love with coconut. I love to use coconut products in my baking, such as coconut flour, coconut sugar, coconut milk, coconut oil, and coconut cream! My new favorite kind of coconut is the young Thai variety. You can find them at your local supermarket. They look white on the outside (the green husk...

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