Ancestral Chef (Louise Hendon)

Louise Hendon

Louise is on a lifelong journey to heal her body. She refused to try Paleo for a long time, but once she finally did, she never went back. She's cured her heartburn, IBS, and exhaustion problems and is constantly looking out for more ways to improve her health.

Louise is the co-founder of Paleo Living Magazine, and she writes about recipes and all things health. When she's not running Paleo Living Magazine, she loves to read mystery and fantasy books, traveling to different countries, hiking, and taking too many photos (you can see her travel photos on www.louisehendon.com).

Louise is also the author of 2 books, The Essential Paleo Cookbook, 30-Minute Paleo Dessert Recipes and The Autoimmune Cookbook.

Here are all of Louise's articles

The Wild Diet – Book Review

The Wild Diet

Book Title:

The Wild Diet
Click here to purchase this book.

Book Author(s):

Abel James

Overview of Book:

Written by Fat-Burning Man weight loss personality Abel James, this book is an overview of his program for losing fat rapidly, naturally and permanently. The book is broken up into very comprehensive sections beginning with general education and information. It then transitions into specific what to dos and what not to dos and lists broken down by specific food type. Finally, it wraps up with a comprehensive plan to get you started.
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4 Paleo Cooking Essentials

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I wasn’t into cooking at all before I started a Paleo diet. In fact, my knowledge of cooking was practically non-existent.

But that all changed when I got into a Paleo diet – in fact, I started to really enjoy cooking. And I started accumulating cookware and equipment.

These 4 pieces of cooking equipment have made my life and Paleo diet so much easier, and I hope you find them helpful too.
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How To Make Ghee In Slow Cooker

how to make ghee in slow cooker

What Is Ghee?

Ghee is clarified butter (i.e., the oil that’s left after removing the milk solids from butter). Ghee is very commonly used in Indian cooking, but you’ll also find many French chefs using clarified butter.

And if you want to know more about the benefits of ghee, then check out our article here.

If making your own ghee is too much hassle, then I highly recommend this delicious brand made with grass-fed butter and cultured so that pretty much all the lactose and casein is removed.

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How To Make Ghee In Slow Cooker

It’s pretty simple and quick, and you can make ghee yourself in the slow cooker (or crockpot) in a couple of hours. If you don’t have a slow cooker or crockpot, then you can use a regular pot on a stove (I recommend one with high sides to minimize the splattering).
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Paleo Chicken Sausages Recipe with Green Beans and Carrots – Guest Post from Orgali.ca

Paleo Chicken Sausage from Orgali.ca

Alina Muresan is a RHN holistic nutritionist who specializes in family nutrition and health. Visit her website, Orgali.ca to find great advice on your child’s nutrition and delicious recipes that are healthy and fast!

I love making one pot meals as they are fairly quick to make and give leftovers for a couple of days. This great meal can be made in about 1 hour and the leftovers taste great the next day too.

This casserole is rich in vegetables that have many vitamins, minerals, and fiber.

It is extremely delicious. Proof for this is that my whole family (husband and two kids) LOVES it.

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Why You Need A Foam Roller (Including 4 Foam Roller Exercises)

Why You Need A Foam Roller

I picked up a foam roller several years ago after my chiropractor recommended it.

I used it initially to help get rid of my chronic knee pain (it definitely helped), but over time I’ve also found that it’s amazing for rolling out a lot of kinks in my muscles – from my back (from slouching too much) to my lats (from rock climbing).

It’s like a whole body massager!

Foam rollers have gotten popular in many gyms as a way to roll out your muscles after exercising to prevent muscle soreness the next day (my CrossFit recommended it for that reason), but it can be a super cheap and great way to stretch and massage your muscles even if you don’t exercise!

Even though there are foam rollers at my gym, I find them so helpful that I keep one in my study and roll on it when I’m taking a break.

This is the foam roller I bought from Amazon for $13.99 (the 6×18 round). And read the rest of this article for 4 exercises to start getting rid of the kinks in your body.

foam roller

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Paleo Breaded Cod Recipe With Garlic Ghee Sauce

Paleo Breaded Cod Recipe

This recipe is a modified version of one that Jana, one of our readers, sent in. As soon as I saw her recipe, I knew it was going to be a winner, and I asked her if I could try making it with some modifications and then share the recipe with everyone.

She very generously agreed, so here it is! Thanks Jana!

(Even if you don’t eat much fish, give this recipe a try. It’s really really good especially with the garlic ghee!) And an AIP version of this recipe will be posted here soon.

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How To Cure Heartburn For Good! (In 4 Steps)

HOW TO CURE heartburn for good

This post is mostly based on how I managed to cure heartburn, but I’ve also added in steps that other people have found to work as well. I’ve listed below 4 steps to curing heartburn – I hope it helps you like it helped me!

I Used To Have Chronic Heartburn

Heartburn is one of the worst conditions to have – for me, it happened daily. I would eat dinner, and then this burning sensation would arise in my stomach. If I burped, then acid would come up into my throat. Sometimes, it would be just a dull pain between my ribcage just below my heart. Maybe there are medical differences in my symptoms, but to me, it was just discomfort and pain.

And the worst part of it was that I thought I would have it for the rest of my life. Thankfully that wasn’t the case, so read on for the 4 steps on how to cure heartburn for good!

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How To Start A Paleo Diet (5 Options – I like #5 the best)

How to start a paleo diet

A common question I get from readers is something along these lines:

I really want to start a Paleo diet, but I don’t know how best to start it.

If you’re asking this question, then read on as this article goes into detail about the different ways to start a Paleo diet so you can pick the best method for you.

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Wicked Paleo Smoothie Recipe

wicked paleo smoothie recipe

I was at Wicked Spoon Buffet in Las Vegas for brunch a few days ago when I tried this delicious smoothie that they had – it was dairy-free and Paleo (shocking!).

wicked paleo smoothie recipe

So, here it is – my recreation of it.

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Chinese Petrale Sole Recipe with Ginger and Garlic

Paleo Chinese Petrale Sole with ginger and garlic

Petrale sole is a delicious fish that’s pretty cheap (we bought 3 for around $15 at Costco).

There’s not much debate between the various diets that fish is super nutritious and healthy, and I happen to love all seafood, so we often cook fish in our house.

Petrale sole is a fish I’ve eaten at restaurants before, but I’ve never tried to cook it until now.

It was remarkably easy and tasty, and here’s how to cook it.
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20 Perfect Paleo Keto Recipes

Best Paleo Keto Recipes

You may have read Louise’s Ultimate Guide to the Ketogenic Diet. She also provided an informative keto foods list to accompany the guide. If you haven’t seen it already, I encourage you to read the article if you’re curious to find out more. To sum it up: when you nearly completely cut out carbs from your diet (even those trace amounts found in vegetables), your body goes into “ketosis” and starts burning fat as fuel instead of glucose.

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But How Do You Really Go Paleo? – A Guest Post from PaleoParents.com

Prolific Paleo authors Matthew and Stacy are parents of three boys and have found a great balance between healthy nutrition and delicious food for their entire family. After myriad health problems, they began their Paleo journey in 2010 and have never looked back. Check out their blog Paleo Parents to read more about their story, access plenty of amazing recipes, and discover their e-books and print books. Their newest book, Real Life Paleo, was published in 2014 and is available on Amazon (read our recent review here). You can also connect with the Paleo Parents via Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.

We just returned from a twenty-one stop book signing tour and were not at all surprised by the common questions we received, as we are often asked these same questions on the blog – what do you really eat – how do you “go” paleo – and is paleo safe for my kids? It was these questions that inspired us to write our recently released third book, Real Life Paleo. We no longer just wanted to answer these questions with examples from our healthy living journey, we wanted to show people the steps we took to not only adopt a paleo lifestyle, but how we have managed to raise our three boys on this lifestyle, all while making it sustainable for the long-haul.

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