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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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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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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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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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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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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