PACK THESE FOOD ITEMS FOR HEALTHY TRAVELING

While going on trips can be fun and exciting, when you have food sensitivities and/or are easily prone to digestive issues from restaurant foods, traveling can also be stressful, both mentally and physically. I do love food and trying out new restaurants, but I also like to be prepared in case I’m in a situation where there aren’t too many options (or when I have an irrational fear that I’ll starve to death on a 2 hour flight… which is every time)....more

Apple, avocado and almond salad with blueberry vinaigrette

The sun is shining and it's a day for a crisp, refreshing salad. Specifically, this spinach salad tossed with slices of tart apples, creamy avocado and crunchy almonds and drizzled with a tangy blueberry vinaigrette....more

Onion Ranch Sliders with Sweet Potato Bun

The other night I totally winged it for dinner and it’s funny how sometimes it’s in those times when you stumble upon something extra good.  These tasty Onion Ranch Sliders with Sweet Potato Buns made my husband very happy....more

The Gluten-Free Meal Plan Cookbook

Here’s our first meal plan cookbook that features 7 days of gluten, dairy, soy and egg free recipes. The cookbook includes full color photos of recipes for breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner. Forty recipes including 20 paleo, all husband and kid approved! You can buy “The Gluten-Free Meal plan Cookbook” here....more

2-Serving Paleo Chocolate Mousse

 This mousse is smooth and creamy and ultra rich. The chocolate flavor is intense–for serious chocolate lovers only....more

The Problem with Paleo

For the last couple of years my time has been spent in the natural food world and one word keeps on popping up…Paleo. What is Paleo? It is a real diet? Is it a community of bloggers and workout enthusiasts? Is it a lifestyle? Is it science? Is it worth taking note of or just another fad?Well the answer might surprise you. It is all of the above. It also is a great story! It has plots and subplots, interesting characters, compelling facts, villains, and plenty of drama. In fact, it has tons of drama. The Paleo world has all the makings for a good Southern novel, if you ask me....more

Happy Moments from the Weekend

Good morning! While it will no longer be morning by the time this post is published, the draft began at 5:30 this morning after a cancelled boot camp class. I woke up at 4:30 and it was raining just a little bit. We've had class with a slight rain before, so I got dressed and sipped coffee while I waited for the "Class cancelled" text. It never came, so I left for the park. I waited until 5:05, and when no one else showed up, I assumed everyone hit snooze this morning....more