Author: Karen Rylander

Eating 9 Cups of Veggies a Day

The question: Will I feel better if I increase my vegetable intake?   The inspiration: Dr. Terry Wahls book, The Wahls Protocol   The experiment: 9 cups of non-starchy vegetables and berries (green, sulfur, color) a day for 30 days.    Why Eat Vegetables?   One of my favorite things to do is to experiment on myself. We are all so different that really you need to see how something feels in your own body.  Something that works for one person, may not for you. My latest experiment is taking a part of the Terry Wahl’s Protocol for autoimmune conditions. Since...

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Paleo Nutella Pie

Just because your Paleo doesn’t mean you can’t bring delicious baked goods to holiday gatherings! Nutella just means “chocolate and hazelnut,” so it’s certainly possible to do a paleo version.  Paleo Nutella Pie 2015-12-27 12:49:22 Nutella filling sits atop a crushed hazelnut crust. Write a review Save Recipe Print Crust 2 cups hazelnut flour 2 Tbs ghee (I used brown butter ghee for more flavor) 1 egg ¼ tsp sea salt Crust Directions Combine all ingredients in food processor until it forms a ball. Smooth into a 9 inch, well-greased pie pan into an even layer, making sure it’s...

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Top Five Paleo Party Rules – Paleo on the Go

Wondering how to navigate all of your holiday parties this season and still stay on track? Is your current plan to simply skip them, watch Netflix, and avoid all the gluten/dairy/sugar bombs?? Don’t do that! This is such a wonderful time of year to connect with all of your loved ones, enjoy all the festivities, and set yourself up for a great new year. I have some practical tips you can use so you don’t have to stay at home and miss all the fun.   Staying Paleo During the Holidays Eat Before and/or bring something you feel good...

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Ditch the Diet Soda

Why is Diet Soda Bad For You? Still downing those diet sodas and “sugar-free” thirst quenchers? Perhaps you think diet is a better choice than regular soda? Neither is a part of the Paleo lifestyle, but maybe it’s still part of your 20%. I’m hoping some information will help you reconsider. You may even be shocked to hear that I would recommend real soda over diet any day.    On my recent flight to Boston, 5 out of 6 of the people around me ordered some sort of Diet Soda. I know that I pretty much kept Diet Pepsi...

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DIY Gluten Free Halloween Chocolate Bites Recipe

Make this easy and paleo friendly “candy” to help you resist the pull of all that low quality candy floating around this time of year. These chocolate bites are full of good fats, antioxidants, and minerals to nourish your body while also indulging in a sweet treat. You can also add in some chopped nuts or dried fruit. Enjoy! DIY Gluten Free Halloween Chocolate Bites 2015-11-11 11:38:44 Write a review Save Recipe Print Ingredients 1/2 cup unrefined, virgin coconut oil 1/2 cup unrefined coconut butter 1/2 cup raw cacao powder 1/4 cup real maple syrup 1 Tbs cinnamon 1...

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