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Paleo Diet Primer: Is It Right for You?

Paleo Diet Primer: Is It Right for You?

The Paleo diet is based on the theory that our bodies haven’t significantly changed since the Stone Age. As a result, advocates say  that optimal health can be achieved  by eating the foods enjoyed by the hunter-gatherer tribes who flourished d ...
Orange Asparagus Pasta Salad

Orange Asparagus Pasta Salad

Not your ordinary pasta salad, this gourmet dish gets a citrusy and nutritious twist when warm, gluten-free penne is tossed with fresh-squeezed orange juice, slender asparagus spears and  chopped pistachio nuts. No need to pre-steam the greens” ...
Grow Your Own Paleo Garden

Grow Your Own Paleo Garden

One question I’m frequently asked is how to go Paleo on a tight budget, when the unfortunate reality is that it’s far more economical to make poor food choices than to eat fresh produce and wild meats. Of course, there’s the age-old ...
Getting Started on the Mediterranean Diet

Getting Started on the Mediterranean Diet

You may be familiar with a Mediterranean diet, which typically is rich in vegetables, fruit, beans, olive oil, nuts and fish. What do those foods offer your body? The veggies and fruit provide you with fiber, vitamins and minerals, while beans offer ...
Hearty Slow Cooker Beans & Greens

Hearty Slow Cooker Beans & Greens

When you make a meal in a slow cooker, you can “prep and forget,” going about your day while it takes care of the cooking. Another advantage is that you’ll probably have leftovers, giving you a quick lunch or a dinner for another d ...