10 Tips for Enjoying Holiday Parties

10 Tips for Enjoying Holiday Parties
With 4th of July right around the corner and the party invites a-galore, I thought it’d be a great time to give you my top party-going tips! I love a good party, but the party foods don’t always love me. Over the years I’ve developed my toolbox of tips to help me enjoy any party.
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Book Review: Paleo Takeout

Book Review: Paleo Takeout by Russ Crandall
One of my favorite food bloggers and cookbook authors by far is Russ Crandall who blogs as The Domestic Man. His Paleo-friendly recipes focus on classic, traditional, and international dishes from a historical, linguistic, and cultural perspective.
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7 Takeaways from Paleo f(x) 2015

7 Takeaways from Paleo (fx) 2015
I’m currently on an airplane jetting my way back to the good ol’ Silicon Valley from an amazing 5 days in Austin, Texas where I attended the fitness and nutrition conference Paleo f(x). I decided to take a second to jot down my thoughts and takeaways.
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A Personal Secret + Recipe: Easy Garlicky Green Beans

Recipe: Easy Garlicky Green Beans
I have a secret...I’m kind of a picky eater! Yep, this nutritionist who advocates eating a rainbow color of vegetables daily sometimes has a hard time doing it herself. I’ve made a conscious effort over the years to add more variety to my daily vegetable intake by trying new ones.
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Keep Calm and Eat Avocados!

Keep Calm and Eat Avocados
Mini rant alert! A polite rant with no f-bombs, but a rant none the less. I am so gosh darned sick to death of hearing people call avocados fattening!!! I actually overheard someone talking to themselves one time asking, "Do I want guacamole or do I want to be skinny?" Really??
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Book Review: The Ancestral Table

When I sat down to make a meal plan for our last week before vacation and realized that I had 3 dishes from Russ’ cookbook, it hit me that this cookbook truly rocks and I need to tell everyone about it!
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Ancestral Health Symposium (AHS13) Recap Part 2

We woke up feeling much more refreshed thanks to a good night’s sleep. Due to yesterday’s “so-so” breakfast, we sought out a local restaurant. I looked up reviews and found American Roadhouse.
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Ancestral Health Symposium (AHS13) Recap Part 1

This year I attended the Ancestral Health Symposium for the second time. My first experience had been last year’s conference at Harvard. It was also the first nutritional conference I had ever attended. At that time, I was still a student.
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