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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.

1-Minute Orange Mousse with Wild Blueberries and Gojis

Today my snack du jour was a refreshing 1-minute berry treat. Mmmm... I'd seen wild blueberries and oranges in a dream, and the real one was even better - Ha Ha! Of course I ate the WHOLE THING! My food experiments these days are all about quick and nutritious foods with very few ingredients. It's incredibly fun, saves lots of time, and my taste buds are in heaven. Enjoy this mousse as an instant breakfast, dessert, or snack. ...

Avocado Cilantro Detox Dressing

Quick. Delicious. Detoxifying. Yep, in 1 minute your tasty nutrient-dense dressing is ready. With only 5 ingredients, try it on everything! Salads, sandwiches, wraps, vegetables, quiche, crackers, chips, crudite, or as mayo. Fresh food tastes better than store-bought dressings! Now we can clear out the fridge and enjoy real flavor. I could go on forever about the health benefits of this dressing. Cilantro and parsley are potent detoxifiers of heavy metals stored in the body. Parsley helps ...

Chocolate Mousse with Wild Blueberries in 1-min

Did you know pure 100% chocolate is the highest anti-oxidant food on the planet? Today was one of those days. A deep dark craving came over me - slowly - until there it wa an irrepressible NEED calling me in like a bottomless hole. Yep - this kind of chocolate emergency requires extreme measures. In a blur of the blender, my snack was ready! Only 5 ingredients and I was in creamy bliss. Ahhhhhhhhhhh.... Wild blueberries add a refreshing jolt of superfood nutrient heaven. Check it out! ...

Paleo Grilled Cheese on Rosemary Bread

Grilled cheese used to be a comfort food for me. But sadly, I've been missing it for years... until now! Yep, today I finally figured it out. I'm thrilled! This grilled cheese sandwich is high in protein, without any gluten, grain, or dairy - and it's very low in carbs. Yay! When you use my Dairy-free Cheddar Cheese with any of my bread recipes, such as Rosemary Bread, this sandwich is a snap. Oh Yum! ...

Warm Beet Salad with Omega-3’s

Healthy food should be simple and delicious. With just 4 ingredients, get your omega-3's, boost your brain function, and build the immune system. Yay! This salad tastes amazing with my Easy Flax Oil Dressing! Beets are loaded with immune-boosting, anti-cancer nutrients, and vitamin C. They're rich in essential minerals like potassium for healthy brain and muscle function. Omega-3 fatty acids in flax oil are incredibly important for your body and brain. ...

Easy Flax Oil Dressing for Two

How fast can you stir together 4 ingredients? Yep, in one minute or less, your delicious dressing is ready. BTW, they don't sell this stuff in a bottle. You'll get more flavor, fresher ingredients, and pure organic flax oil for less money with homemade! Flax oil has a mild taste, and it's loaded with Omega-3 fatty acids, critically important for your body and brain. Omega-3's are said to calm anxiety, improve eyesight, and even reduce symptoms of ADHD in children. Oh! It tastes yummy on Warm Beet Salad. ...

Low-Carb Rosemary-Walnut Bread

Looks like bread, tastes like bread, but NO refined carbs. Hooray! A full-bodied Mediterranean-style bread with amazing flavor, you can taste the olive oil and black pepper in every bite. High-protein, gluten-free, grain-free and Paleo, it's made with almond meal, chia seeds, egg, and walnuts. This EASY bread tastes scrumptious with my Presto Pesto!, Vegan Butter, or just dip in olive oil. I'm tempted to eat the whole loaf, but I'll freeze with paper between slices so I can have one tomorrow - Ha Ha! ...

Presto Pesto in 1-Minute Flat

This mouth-watering dip is bursting with superfood flavor from pure vegetables. Enjoy it as a spread, a pate, or a topping for Zoodles! Looking for a quick, money-saving way to eat more veggies? Today I found kale, broccoli stems, green beans, zucchini, and Brussels sprouts in the fridge, already lightly cooked. I threw them in the processor with fresh basil, avocado, and garlic. Presto Pesto!! It was an instant WOW on Hi-Protein Rosemary-Walnut Bread!...

1-Minute Anti-Oxidant Blackberry Mousse

When you're reaching for a cookie - quick, eat this instead! In 1 minute flat, you'll be treating your taste buds and your body to a healthy anti-oxidant nutritional lift. This mousse won't raise blood sugar or cause weight gain, if you use one of the suggested non-glycemic sweeteners. Just 5 ingredients and a blender is all you need to experience bliss. OF COURSE I ate the WHOLE THING! ...

Chocolate Marble Cheesecake, Paleo and Vegan

My ideal cheesecake is rich, dense, and creamy, with a perfect balance of sweet and tart. Since I love chocolate, this cheesecake has a dark chocolate marble and a chocolate crust. Yep. It's dairy-free, made with coconut butter and lemon instead of cream cheese, but you'd never guess. And unlike traditional cheesecake, there's no baking—just blend and chill. Even better, it won't cause a sugar rush or weight gain ...

Pecan Sandies, Paleo Style

Crisp and irresistible, these melt-in-your mouth homemade cookies taste WAY better than store-bought. Rich in flavor and nutrients without gluten, grain, sugar, or dairy - no one would guess they're special. Afterwards I thought - these are so easy - why not Chocolate Dipped? And they turned out absolutely fabulicious! Scroll down to check out the Chocolate-Dipped Pecan Sandies. Ha Ha! ...

Blueberry No-Cornmeal Pancakes

Once upon a time I loved traditional cornmeal pancakes. Corn was healthy, non-GMO, with authentic homemade flavor and crunchy texture. But nowadays corn is GMO, lifeless, and tasteless. I miss my favorite pancakes! So I just invented this easy one-step recipe. It's free of grains, gluten, sugar, and GMO's. YAY! It uses blended coconut flakes for an old-fashioned texture that tastes just like corn. Ha Ha! I'm happy now. Throw in your blueberries at the end and stir by hand. Try these pancakes! ...

Paleo-licious Green Smoothie Pancakes

I woke up hungry, craving a high-protein nutritious breakfast. In the fridge I found berries, eggs, spinach, an apple. 15-minutes later I was eating a short stack of green flapjacks loaded with protein. They're gluten-free, grain-free, low-carb, and Paleolicious! Most green pancakes use high-carb ingredients like refined flour and bananas. But this recipe causes no sugar spike or weight gain! The quick berry sauce is so delicious it will make your eyes roll....

Crispy Baked Coconut Herb Chicken

The most flavorful chicken I ever ate, and the easiest. It tastes like fried chicken, except (surprise!) it's free of gluten, grains, and GMO oils. Every-body loves this chicken, not just those on alternative diets. It's as easy as Paleo shake & bake. Ha Ha! Look for organic chicken for the best flavor and healthiest birds. ...

High-Protein Savory Quinoa Waffles

Fluffy, high-protein, low-carb, flourless, gluten-free, grain-free, sugar-free waffles? In less than 15 minutes work? Yep. I was craving waffles today, and tired of sticky-sweet breakfasts. Quinoa is a tasty ancient Incan superfood. Even better, it’s a complete protein! Quinoa is a seed related to beets and spinach, not a grain. ...

Black Brownies, Dark Superfood Bars

Today I needed an especially intense black leather stiletto boots radical chocolate fix. Yep. These flourless brownies really did the trick! I got a nice endorphin lift from the chocolate without disturbing my blood sugar. Yay! Even better, I got a generous serving of phyto-nutrients. Fresh vegetables - beets, carrots, and kale make these bars very dark. And they taste FANTASTIC! They're incredibly luscious with my Hot Fudge Sauce.  ...

Cocoa-Nutty Paleo Granola

When I'm in a hurry, this quick granola saves the day! Loaded with nutrient dense seeds and crunchy nuts, it is gluten-free, Paleo, with tasty cocoa and cinnamon. High in protein, low in sugar, it's a yummy breakfast with any nut milk. Or make your own with my easy Homemade Nut Milk. Commercial granola is loaded with sugars, however this recipe is extremely low in carbs. It will not raise blood sugar or cause weight gain if you use one of the suggested non-glycemic sweeteners. Keep it on hand and enjoy whenever you need a fast nutritious breakfast.  ...

Fennel Top Leek Soup

Are you eating your green veggies? Fennel bulbs with fluffy tops are delicious, tender, economical, and taste wonderful with leek. I love blended soups, because they're so EASY to pre-make. First boil veggies while you're doing other things. Later on immersion blend and serve in minutes. We had it for dinner today, however it's also fantastic for breakfast or lunch! This Paleo - Vegan soup is rich and thick with nutrient-dense veggies like fennel, fennel tops, leek, celery, and parsley. ...

Detox Green Probiotic Smoothie with a Young Coconut

Yep, it's a body cleanse in a glass! After drinking one of these, I'm ready for the day. Deliciously vibrant flavors of live anti-oxidant ingredients for breakfast or snack, will leave you feeling refreshed and alkalinized. Young coconuts are high in B vitamins, while supporting nervous system balance. And it's EASY to open a coconut with my new Coco Jack! Granny Smith apples are low in sugars, HIGH in vitamins, minerals, and fiber. ...

Paleo Chocolate Apple Gingerbread Muffins

Today I just couldn't help it! I NEEDED healthy dark gingerbread with REAL blackstrap molasses. Sadly, molasses is 100% sugar (toxic), not Paleo. Even worse - these days it's made from GMO beet sugar. However in this healthy recipe, I found just the right Paleo mélange of chicory sweetener (no sugar spike), shredded coconut, apple and Latino spices for that real old-fashioned gingerbread feeling.  ...