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Monthly Archive for June, 2012

Banana bread brings back memories of being a kid and comfort for me. Not only does it taste good, I makes my kitchen smell awesome!!  Ingredients: 3 ripe bananas 3 eggs 1/4 cup coconut oil 1 tsp vanilla 2 tbs honey (you can add more if you like it sweeter. some of the sweetness of the […]


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Arugula….yum! I love the crisp peppery taste that compliments just about everything. This is so quick and easy I feel almost guilty calling it a recipe. Ingredients: Amounts depend in how many people are eating it and if it is a side dish or a meal. I made mine as a side dish to grilled skirt steak […]


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If you have been reading my blog for any length of time you probably already know I am a single mom with 2 very busy kids, a fast paced career and now a passion for health and nutrition that I am trying to cultivate into something I can share. This kind of stressful and over […]


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Snickerdoodles are always a crowd pleaser! That yummy cinnamony goodness gets my kids ( and me too!)  every time. Below is my Paleo version of the classic recipe. Ingredients: For dough 2 1/2 cups of almond flour 1/2 tsp sea salt 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp cream of tartar 2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 cup coconut oil (or butter) I […]


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Who likes Spaghetti and Meatballs?! I do! I do! But I can’t eat pasta! That’s OK. Zucchini  noodles to the rescue! Here is my recipe for a delicious tomato sauce and paleo meatballs.   Ingredients: For Meat Balls 1 lbs ground beef (grass-fed if you can get it) 1 lbs ground pork (pastured or humanely […]


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This is my new office chair for my home office. I am usually on the road, driving from client to client most days, but one day a week I sit on my ass in an office chair. I can just feel my ass getting bigger and bigger as I spend 8 hours on it just sitting […]


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Paleo Crab Cakes!

Yum! I love crab cakes! I was struggling with how to make these babies with the right consistency.  These came out just about right but they do require a bit of finesse. Ingredients: (You can easily half this recipe) 2 16oz can of lump crab meat or back fin meat lightly drained 2-3 eggs whisked […]


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Sugar….you sweet, sweet poison.

  Poison? That’s right poison. Don’t you think you are being a little over dramatic Laura? No, I’m not. But, people have been eating sugar or some version of it since life has been on earth. Sugar, in the form of glucose is necessary for life for goodness sake! For the record, sugar is the […]


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  The argument against supplementation by some is that if you are eating a well-rounded healthy diet you should be getting all the vitamins, minerals, and nutrients you need from whole foods. Cavemen didn’t take vitamin supplements, they ate food!! Real Food! However the quality of the food available to our earliest ancestors was vastly […]


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As more and more people learn about my lifestyle change to Paleo, this inevitably leads to many questions. Typically, they ask questions about what I eat, what I don’t eat, why or why not and what do I do under certain circumstances etc. It’s as though eating Paleo is this complicated new-fangled concept. It makes […]


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