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Paleo tacos recipe

Easy Weeknight Tacos

  Taco Tuesday is a staple in our house. Even when everything else about life is uncertain and the week is filled with chaos, we can count on Taco Tuesday. It never fails. When creating recipes for the blog I have the tendency to want to make fancy dishes, but sometimes it’s nice just to have no-frills, everyday cooking.  So, this recipe is a look into our life every Tuesday night and if you came over for dinner, I guarantee this would be on the menu. It’s a simple, easy meal that can be thrown together quickly. It’s also a

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Paleo guacamole recipe

Guacamole (with a kick!) AIP/ Paleo

  Is there a more perfect dip, topping, or sauce than guacamole? In my humble opinion, I don’t think so. First of all, it’s so versatile. You can make guacamole as fancy or as simple as you like. It’s kind of like a blank canvas. Second of all, it’s packed with healthy fats. Let’s face it, guacamole is basically a health food disguised as indulgence.  Avocados are considered a “super food” for good reason. They are packed with heart-healthy oleic-acid, otherwise known as omega-9, that has strong anti-inflammatory properties and promotes satiety. They are a rich source of fiber, containing

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Diet vs. Protocol: What’s the Difference?

di·et noun  a special course of food to which one restricts oneself, either to lose weight or for medical reasons. verb  restrict oneself to small amounts or special kinds of food in order to lose weight. Which of these definitions resonates with you the most? The word “diet” conjures up so many associations, images, and feelings. Maybe it brings up images of weight-loss commercials and specially prepared, pre-packed food promising a new body. Do you think of rigid calorie-counting and portion control? Does it resurface old feelings of failure or shame?  Diet culture is pervasive and infectious. It is synonymous

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Diet vs. Protocol: What’s the Difference?

di·et noun  a special course of food to which one restricts oneself, either to lose weight or for medical reasons. verb  restrict oneself to small amounts or special kinds of food in order to lose weight. Which of these definitions resonates with you the most? The word “diet” conjures up so many associations, images, and feelings. Maybe it brings up images of weight-loss commercials and specially prepared, pre-packed food promising a new body. Do you think of rigid calorie-counting and portion control? Does it resurface old feelings of failure or shame?  Diet culture is pervasive and infectious. It is synonymous

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Paleo taco seasoning recipe

“Ultimate” AIP Taco Seasoning

  I have to profess something to you: I. Love. Tacos. I always have. I even used to fry my own taco shells back in the day. So imagine my heartbreak after removing nightshades from my diet and having to say “goodbye” to the spicy, saucy tacos I loved. Do you feel the same? While I definitely don’t miss the unpleasant symptoms that accompanied this traditionally night-shade filled dish, I did miss the experience of enjoying a yummy taco. Well, I have good news. Are you ready? TACO NIGHT IS BACK BABY! After working on this taco seasoning blend for

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Zesty Summer Salad

Whenever the summer time rolls around I find myself craving fresh and bright flavors. Maybe because it’s been so hot & humid here, but the thought of a crisp, cold salad makes my mouth water. But when traditional summer salad fixin’s like tomatoes, peppers, and cheese are eliminated, what can you mix into a salad? Well, I’ve got you covered. There are so many beautiful AIP-compliant summer veggies available, that you won’t even miss those other toppings. I like to build my salads with a variety of textures & flavors, I think this is the key to a yummy plate. 

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