Is Dairy Healthy for YOU?

Is Dairy Healthy for YOU?
In my previous article, Ditch Your Diet This New Year, I wrote about eating your “native” diet, a diet consisting primarily of quality meat, vegetables, fat, some starch, fruit, nuts and seeds, and a mindfully small amount of sugar - in other words, real food.
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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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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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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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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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Recipe: Gingered Carrot Parsnip Purée

Gingered Carrot Parsnip Puree
We all know we need to eat more vegetables because we’ve been hearing this our entire life right! I recommend 10 x 1/2 cup servings per day or 5 cups of vegetables every darn day. It sounds like a lot and it can be hard in the winter time.
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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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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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