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The Paleo diet was first brought into the spotlight by Loren Cordain, PhD, one of the world’s leading experts on the Paleolithic diet, and author of the best-selling book “The Paleo Diet: Lose Weight and Get Healthy by Eating the Food You Were Designed to Eat.” Dr. Cordain’s extensive research focused on the evolutionary and anthropological basis for dietary health and the links between modern diets and disease.
Recently, the Paleo diet has surged in popularity. Also known as the primal diet, caveman diet, Stone Age diet, or hunter-gatherer diet, it consists of fresh vegetables, fruits, roots, nuts, wild fish, free-range poultry, and grass-fed meat. It excludes all grains, legumes, dairy products, refined sugars, and processed oils. The modern Paleo diet is a whole lifestyle of particular foods and exercise, and it has many interpretations.

Strawberry-Rhubarb Upside Down Cake, Paleo and Grain-free

This humble cake doesn’t look like anything special, but it will blow you away with tantalizing flavor and simple preparation. A great summer dessert for picnics and gatherings, everybody loves fresh rhubarb with strawberries. To make it, put the strawberry-rhubarb mixture into a pan, spread the cake batter on top, and bake. The simple yellow cake is Paleo, grain-free, and gluten-free, with a rich and sumptuous taste that infuses with strawberry-rhubarb flavors while baking. Yum yum! ...

Strawberry Rhubarb Cream Tart

Today I was craving raw strawberries for mental clarity. These babies caught my eye, gorgeous and full of flavor! Then I saw the fresh rhubarb. That clinched it. Be sure to use organic strawberries, as they tend to absorb atrocious amounts of pesticides. Strawberries are one of the “Dirty Dozen” foods to always buy organic. I’m surprised many so-called healthy groceries still sell strawberries raised with pesticides. ...

Paleo Wild Blueberry Fudgesicles

With only 5 ingredients, these super-easy fudgesicles hit the spot this afternoon! No guilt, no sugar rush or weight gain from these low-carb babies. Just pure joy! Yes, they're Paleo, vegan, free of dairy, gluten, tree-nuts and sugar. Hooray! Did you know that pure 100% chocolate is the #1 highest anti-oxidant food on the planet? I used slightly softened 100% baking chocolate to minimize sugar content and give a thick, creamy texture. Wild blueberries are a potent anti-oxidant anti-inflamma...

Apricot Blueberry Goji Salad with Basil

All you need is a few apricots, blueberries, a handful of spinach, lemon, and a bit of fresh basil. Perfect! Just toss all these ingredients together, knowing every one of them is loaded with delicious refreshing flavor, high anti-oxidants, vitamins, and alkaline power. It took about 3 minutes to slice them and blend a dressing. Whew! It was a fabulicious lunch! Try it! ...

Strawberry Mousse, Young Coconut

Oh boy! It's strawberry season! This healthy, refreshing mousse can be ready in 3 minutes. Please be sure to use organic strawberries, as these berries absorb nefarious amounts of pesticides. A great snack or dessert, all you need is five ingredients including a young coconut, strawberries, and a banana. Opening a young coconut used to be a chore, however my new Coco Jack tool makes it super-easy! See below how it works. I'm going to make this a LOT! ...

Best Paleo Carrot Cake

Finally, a fantastic Paleo carrot cake with non-dairy cream cheese frosting! This cake is alive with flavor! Fresh carrots, apple, and orange zest add nutrition and keep it lusciously moist. It goes perfectly with my dairy-free Coconut Cream Cheese FrostingGreat for birthdays, special occasions, or just a snack, ...

Creamy Peach Dream-Bar Pie

Heavenly flavor, indescribable joy, a refreshing Paleo dream-bar pie, that looks complicated but isn't. This 3-part recipe includes a nutty crust, gooey blended cashew-peach filling, and sliced peaches on top. Simple. The combination tastes divine, looks beautiful, easy to make, and 100% raw with no baking needed. Like all my desserts, there's no harmful sugar spike or risk of weight gain if you use the suggested non-glycemic sweeteners. My guests were moaning with pleasure, ...

Golden Milk Spicy Uplifting Chai

A delicious invigorating tea, these rich spices will stimulate you to full brain awareness. This Golden Milk is specifically formulated to wake you up and optimize the absorption of turmeric in your body. Curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, is difficult for the body to assimilate, and sadly most people absorb very little of the turmeric they consume. To fully benefit from curcumin, you need to include these four elements...

Blueberry Chia Jam

What could be more wonderful than fresh Blueberry Jam on your breakfast toast? This recipe is so pure it will refresh your whole body and soul. Make it in 15 minutes or less. Blueberries are a fantastic low-carb super-food, high in anti-oxidants. They contain so much natural pectin that this jam hardly needs any other ingredients. It is also thickened with chia seeds, for a dense, spreadable jam. ...

Pumpkin Golden Milk

This creamy rich Golden Milk is my favorite. Turmeric stimulates blood circulation. It is a powerful anti-inflammatory superfood that destroys many types of cancer cells. Essentially turmeric helps to heal and nourish the organs to keep the body systems functioning properly. But before you start sprinkling turmeric on everything, please know that curcumin (its major active compound) is poorly absorbed in the body. To boost curcumin absorption, always ...

Paleo Blueberry Cobbler in a Cup

High in protein, low in carbs, this "cake in a cup" makes an easy breakfast for one. Just whisk together the batter when you wake up, and bake. By the time you’re dressed and checking your messages, breakfast is served. Enjoy it plain or with Instant Coconut Whipped Cream, if desired. As you know, blueberries are one of the world's highest anti-oxidant foods. Like other berries, blueberries reduce DNA damage, which may protect against aging and cancer. Makes one 12-oz. cobbler. ...

Matcha Green Tea Golden Milk

This creamy Golden Milk will boost your entire immune system. Turmeric and Matcha Green Tea are a dynamic superfood duo, if you don't mind the pea green color. We know about turmeric health benefits and everybody's going crazy for Golden Milks. However curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, is difficult for the body to absorb. Very few people understand how to prepare Golden Milk to insure absorption. Sadly, the Golden Milk you're drinking may not benefit you at all. Turmeric can dissolve inflammation and pain. It's a powerful anti-inflammatory that destroys cancer cells and helps keep all the organs in balance – if it is absorbed

Here are four secrets to maximizing the benefits of turmeric:...

Best Paleo Quiche Lorraine

Creamy, rich, and so easy to make, quiche is nutritious grab-and-go food anytime. Pair it with a vegetable or salad for a complete breakfast, lunch or dinner. I tried to emulate the traditional flavor of heavy cream and old-fashioned Emmentaler cheese, using Paleo hunt and gather ingredients such as coconut milk, coconut butter, lemon juice and nutritional yeast. It turned out totally delicious and my guests gave it rave reviews. ...

My Favorite Chocolate Mousse

I need chocolate. Yup. Besides, 100% chocolate is the highest anti-oxidant food on the planet, when it contains no sugar. Here's a fantastic hunt-and-gather Paleo delicacy with 100% pure cacao. It's also the easiest treat in the world to make! Smooth, creamy, chocolaty, tastier than French "mousse au chocolat" and way healthier! It will give you a pleasant endorphin lift, without any sugar rush or risk of weight gain if you use one of the zero glycemic sweeteners suggested. ...

Paleo Crepes Suzettes

Yep, this is the famous French dessert, Paleo adapted. And so easy to make! Just start with my Easy Paleo Crepes, dip them in the Orange Sauce below, and serve. That's it! If you want to be Paleo, you can skip the traditional Grand Marnier and Cognac - that's up to you. Ha ha! The Origin of Crepes Suzettes. This mouth-watering treat is said to have been created by mistake at a Paris cafe in 1895. A fourteen year-old assistant waiter, Henri Charpentier, was preparing dessert for the ...

Easy Paleo Crepes!

I'm totally amazed, these crepes are so quick and easy. Just blend 4 ingredients and presto! Perfect crepes like Julia Child!  Fill them, roll them, fold them, drizzle with your favorite sauce. These babies are Paleo, free of gluten, grains, sugar, tree nuts, soy, GMO's, and nightshades. Hooray! Now you can now make any of these amazing Paleo crepe dishes: ...

Bye-bye Colds and Flu, Virus-Busting Garlic Soup

Say good-bye to any virus! Say hello to wellness with this powerful immune-boosting soup. My personal favorite high-potency cold and flu busters are: Garlic, Coconut oil, Ginger, Reishi, Astralagus, Calendula, Oregano, and Schizandra. This recipe uses the first six, however feel free as it's very flexible - if you don't have any one ingredient, you may omit it and the soup will still be divine. Read more about how to use all these virus-busting herbs in my article: Got a Virus? Try these Anti-Viral Herbs....

Chocolate Golden Milk with MCT Oil

I NEED my Golden Milk, and I NEED chocolate. So why not enjoy them together? Curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, is a powerful anti anti-inflammatory food that destroys many types of cancer cells. But curcumin is not easily absorbed in the body, and many people totally miss the health benefits. This recipe includes ALL the essential ingredients to help you to get the greatest benefits from your turmeric. ...

Paleo Oven Fried Chicken, Garlic & Herbs

Absolutely the best fried chicken I've ever tasted! Just dip and bake. It's a super-easy comfort food favorite. Even better, it's gluten-free, grain-free, Paleo, with no GMO or processed ingredients. You'll love how fast this dinner comes together, and how simply delicious. I serve it with a vegetable such as Broccoli with No-Cheese Sauce, or Asparagus Gremolata and Fermented Veggies. ...

Banana Golden Milk with Bee Pollen

Creamy, smooth, and nourishing, Golden Milk helps stimulate blood circulation and organ health. But turmeric is hard for the body to absorb, and very few people understand how to mix Golden Milk to optimize assimilation. Turmeric is a powerful anti-inflammatory food that destroys many types of cancer. This delicious Golden Milkshake is especially formulated with black pepper and quercetin-rich bee pollen, to maximize the health benefits of turmeric. ...