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Brazil Bark (For Fast, Healthy Smoothies)

Mix coconut spread, butter, and Brazil nuts- add chunks to smoothies

If you scour the web for nutritional info on super foods and health and such, you may already know how cod liver oil is even more effective when mixed with grass-fed butter. You may have noticed that the quality supplier, Blue Ice, carries a product called “Royal Butter/Cod Liver Oil Blend“. (If you love scientific…

Hot Cocoa (or Cool Fudge), Paleo-Style

Make "Hot Cocoa Concentrate"- just add water

I cut way down on bread. And I try to eat more organic produce, + free-range, grass-fed, wild-caught, yada yada… But… sometimes I just need CHOCOLATE! I can keep from sabotaging my health but making a quick drink out of this stuff. (Or eating as-is.)

Inflammation: Natural Answers (Bone Broth, Etc.)

Collagen- Make Bone Broth for Health!

I don’t like synthesized vitamin/mineral products. I believe we need a proper balance of naturally occurring nutrients to maintain health. A lot of studies support this! A natural mineral combination, like that found in this Mineral Whey (from grass-fed goats), is best absorbed. It’s very concentrated, containing more than 20 naturally occurring minerals, and is real alkaline, which helps reduce acidic deposits in arthritic joints. (An acid/alkaline balance is crucial!)

Quest Bars (& Vitafiber): Recipe, Review

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Quest bars: all the rage with many body-builders, paleo-happy types, & for many seeking low-carb solutions to cravings. For me, Quest bars seem OK. But just in a pinch. (Then again, I am in a pinch sometimes!)

I’d never heard of Vitafiber. Or Quest bars. I don’t run with the crowd that works out at the gym and buys muscle-building supplements! But I do get a lot of exercise, and hitch a ride on the Paleo bandwagon often enough, so Nolan’s interests and mine do intersect at points. Not to mention the frugal quality- saving money can be a driving force for me!

Artichoke Frittata, Gluten-Free

Gluten-Free Aritchoke Frittata

Many popular breakfast places add flour to their egg dishes, knowing it helps the eggs hold their shape- to stay light, fluffy… But potato starch works too. This is a great dish for party time- easy to make!