Paleo Soda Drinks – La Croix

PALEO SODA DRINKS - review of la croix soda

I was one of those rare kids who didn’t like soda. The bubbles always made me burp, and I couldn’t ever manage to finish an entire can of coke.

That all changed when I got to law school. One of my best friends there was addicted to diet coke (even she called it an addiction).

I wasn’t drinking coffee during that period and needing caffeine to stay awake during law school, I also turned to diet coke.

I’m happy to say that I haven’t had a diet coke for years now, but on a hot summer day, it’s still the drink I crave!

Luckily, that same friend gave up diet coke as well and recently, she introduced me to a new soda, La Croix, which contains only Paleo ingredients!

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Review of Primal Kitchen Mayo

Review of primal kitchen mayo

Mayo (short for mayonnaise)…a creamy combination of eggs and oil in an emulsified state. It’s delicious and an amazing addition to many dishes.

So, what’s wrong with the regular mayo you buy in the stores?

The main issue is that they use bad oils (non-Paleo oils that oxidize easily and/or are high in omega-6 fats). For example, Hellmann’s Mayonnaise contains “canola oil” or “soybean oil.”

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Review of Go Raw Cookies – Cookies that Grow in the Ground

Review of go raw cookies

Jadah West is the Executive Editor of Paleo Living Magazine. She’s also the founder of Salted Paleo. When not running Paleo Living Magazine, Jadah loves to spend time at the beach, at her beloved CrossFit, and working as a model.

Apparently (and somewhat bizarrely), if you plant a cookie from Go Raw in the ground, then it will grow.

My guess is that it doesn’t grow a cookie-tree, which is sad.

I’ve always wanted a cookie-tree…

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Paleo Kale Chips – Review of Pacific Kale

Review of Pacific Kale Chips

Jadah West is the Executive Editor of Paleo Living Magazine. She’s also the founder of Salted Paleo. When not running Paleo Living Magazine, Jadah loves to spend time at the beach, at her beloved CrossFit, and working as a model.

Being a Paleo food blogger doesn’t mean I only have Paleo friends. Indeed, I find myself hanging out with vegetarians, vegans, as well as other carnivorous eaters.
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The Wild Diet – Book Review

The Wild Diet

Book Title:

The Wild Diet
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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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Seared Scallops with Beet Relish Recipe – Guest Post

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This is a recipe from Dr. Loren Cordain’s new book, The Real Paleo Diet Cookbook, which contains 250 delicious, 100% Paleo recipes, coupled with the scientific evidence suggesting why each dish is comprised of the best ingredients to attain optimal health. You can order it on Amazon here.

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Everyday Grain-Free Baking – Book Review

Everyday Grain-Free Baking

Book Title:

Everyday Grain-Free Baking
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Book Author(s):

Kelly Smith

Overview of Book:

Everyday Grain-Free Baking is a collection of more than 100 recipes for everything from bread and biscuits to breakfast treats and desserts. Where many cookbooks focus on main dishes, starters and sides, this book fills in the gaps and answers many of the ‘but what do I do about’ questions. It takes the user from breads and biscuits to muffins, cookies and bars, throws in cakes and pies and wraps up with a list that includes icing, yogurt and glazes.
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Review of Part Time Paleo

Book Review Part Time Paleo by Leanne Ely

If there’s one thing that Louise and I love to focus on, it’s simplicity and practicality.

To be fair, I go far beyond simplicity and practicality in many areas of my life. At various times, I’ve been obsessed with music, dance, academics, health, and…girls (before I met Louise of course!). I believe it’s healthy and fun to be obsessed with some things in life. And what those things are depends a lot on what you enjoy and want to become great at.

Nutrition isn’t necessarily something that everybody wants to be GREAT at. We all want to be healthy, to look good naked, and to feel great. But not everybody wants to be a bodybuilder, race in Ironman triathlons, or be a super model.

And that’s why Louise and I love focusing on simplicity and practicality. Even if you do want to be great, you need to start somewhere, and overcomplicating matters is a sure path toward discouragement and resistance.

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Livin’ Spoonful Raw and Paleo Crackers – Paleo Food Review

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Jadah West is the Executive Editor of Paleo Living Magazine. She’s also the founder of Salted Paleo. When not running Paleo Living Magazine, Jadah loves to spend time at the beach, at her beloved CrossFit, and working as a model.

Rule number one of convenience paleo eating: Don’t judge a food by it’s package.

At first glance the crackers from Livin’ Spoonful are quite unassuming. I opened the box containing all seven flavors and quite frankly, at first glance, I wasn’t sure I could expect much based on the simple packaging.

Each package contains four crackers. The ingredients vary according to flavor, but most are generally the same, for example, the sourdough flavor has: sprouted sunflower seeds, sprouted almonds, flax seeds, dates, raw apple cider vinegar, Celtic sea salt, and almost all of which are organic ingredients.

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Paleo On A Budget – Book Review

Paleo On A Budget Cookbook

Book Title:

Paleo on a Budget
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Book Author(s):

Elizabeth McGaw

Overview of Book:

Paleo on a Budget is exactly what it professes to be – a guide to Paleo eating with an awareness of budget and bottom line costs. It includes essential lists for stocking your pantry, how to prepare ingredients ahead to save time during a busy week, and outlines and illustrates a whole host of simple, easy to make meals to take you through everyday eating. Many recipes come with tips about money and time savings and preparation instructions to ensure your success along the way.
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Indulge – Book Review

Indulge Grain-Free Desserts

Book Title:

Indulge
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Book Author(s):

Carol Lovett

Overview of Book:

Indulge is a cookbook specifically geared towards desserts. It covers basics including switching ingredients, icings and how to’s. The 70 recipes featured take the reader all the way from pies to cakes and from bars to cookies. An introductory chapter shares information and tips about ingredients, baking and preparation and storing ingredients. A single page on switching ingredients provides a great tool for the ‘I want to make but don’t have any’ days that we all have.
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Paleo Chocolate Orange Truffles – From A Healthy Christmas

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This Paleo Chocolate Orange Truffles recipe is a guest post from A Healthy Christmas, the new Paleo holidays cookbook by Lisa at MummyMade.It. You can purchase the cookbook by clicking here.

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