Recipe: Sautéed Asian-style Cabbage

Asian-style Cabbage Feature
I absolutely adore Asian food! Lately, I’ve been cooking my little heart out of Russ Crandall’s Paleo Takeout – you can read me review of this awesome cookbook here. I really take pleasure in the main dishes served over traditionally steamed rice, however sometimes I try to eat
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Are Legumes Healthy for YOU?

Are Legumes Healthy for YOU?
In a previous article, I asked the question, “Is Dairy Healthy for YOU?” and I explained that dairy and legumes are something I call gray area foods, meaning that they have healthful properties and nutrients and while they are good for some, they can be very problematic for others. So
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Sorry, There’s NO Magic Pill or Quick Fix!

Sorry, There’s NO Magic Pill or Quick Fix!
If you watch TV or spend any time at all on Facebook or other social media, you are bombarded day in and day out with enticing and alluring quick fix products and methods touting that they will overhaul everything that ails you in two weeks or less! No other changes needed!
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Recipe: Robert’s St. Louis Style BBQ Sauce

Recipe: Robert's St. Louis Style BBQ Sauce
I’d like to send out a Happy Father’s Day to all you dads out there - especially my dad Robert Levy! Now, most of you that follow me and my blog know that my dad is an awesome cook and I steal (lol) many of his recipes for my website, so why would today be any different?
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Susan Dines Out: Mission Heirloom

Susan Dines Out: Mission Heirloom
I rarely dine out for many reasons, but the following two are the most important: most restaurants use subpar ingredients, including cheap vegetable oils and a ton of salt; and secondly, I’m often disappointed as the food we make at home usually tastes better.
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Advanced Food Label Reading Techniques

Advanced Food Label Reading Techniques
You probably are under the impression that because I am a nutritionist and having worked in food manufacturing for 7 years, I always know what’s lurking in the food I spend my hard earned dollars on. I’m here to tell you that even a nutritionist and expert label reader gets fooled!
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Top 10 Reasons I Celebrate My 4-Year Paleo-versary!

Top 10 Reasons I Celebrate My 4-Year Paleo-versary!
This month completes a total of 4 years since I’ve transitioned to a food and lifestyle ancestral template - let’s call it my Paleo-versary. Four years, can you believe it? Certainly a long time for what some people consider to be a fad diet!
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Recipe: Dad’s Wilted Spinach Salad

Recipe: Dad's Wilted Spinach Salad
I have fond memories of my dad’s Wilted Spinach Salad. The way everyone spoke of it, it seemed like such a special dish. Imagine fresh sweet spinach leaves dressed in a warm vinaigrette made with bacon fat instead of olive oil and topped with crispy bacon and hardboiled egg crumbles.
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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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Easy Peasy Meal Planning

Easy Peasy Meal Planning
You’ve read my post from last week and I’ve convinced you to finally ditch your diet! You decided to throw the newest fad diet out the window and vow to never fall for one again. Yay! You’re ready to try this “real food” thing! Ok, ready, set, go! Oh wait, so what do you do now?
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