Grilled Grapefruit Mint Lime Sparkler

Over the last few years, I’ve become less attracted to alcohol. The effect, taste, and reasons why I drank have all changed. I used to drink for a buzz, and to have fun. I also used to drink simply out of habit. and due to social pressures. Now that my diet, lifestyle, and priorities have [...]

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Why Your Brain Thinks Sugar is a Schedule II Drug

A lot of us use the word “addiction” pretty loosely, just meaning that we particularly love something or have strong psychological cravings for it. But more and more research is emerging to show that the human brain is hardwired to have a real, chemical addiction or dependency to sugar, in the clinical, not metaphorical sense. [...]

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Weekday Breakfast, Solved!

Eating a balanced plate first thing will give you an energy surge to kick off your day STRONG, and help keep those hunger growls in check. As I state in my book Go from Stressed to Strong: Health & Fitness Advice from High Achievers, “what you eat for breakfast sets the tone for your entire [...]

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Spaghetti Squash with Paleo Meat Sauce

Ingredients: 1 spaghetti squash 1 1/2 lbs of ground beef (chicken, turkey, and lamb can also be substituted for ground beef) 1/4 cup water 1 white onion, diced 1 zucchini, diced 1 green bell pepper, chopped 6 cloves of garlic, chopped 1 (14.5 ounce) can organic crushed tomatoes 1 (8 ounce) can organic crushed tomatoes [...]

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Flat Iron Steak with Fingerling Potatoes, & Asparagus

Ingredients: 2 flat iron steaks (8 oz. each) 8 ounces fingerling potatoes 1/2 bunch asparagus 3 ramps (wild onion) 1 lemon 1 bunch chives 1/2 bunch dill 1 shallot 4 tablespoons butter 2 teaspoons of olive oil 2 tablespoons crème fraîche Yields: 2 servings Cooking Time: 35 - 45 minutes Prepare the ingredients: Wash and [...]

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Almond Meal Pancakes

A few weekends ago, I was craving pancakes so I played around and created an easy, and healthy recipe using almond meal. I shared a picture that morning on IG & FB, and it got such a great response that I’m adding the recipe to the blog to share with all of you. These babies [...]

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Sausage Stuffing Stuffed Squash

From Pastured Kitchen For the month of January, I’ve been doing a Whole30 challenge (#JanuaryWhole30). What is the Whole30? The challenge is giving up certain food groups like sugar, grains, dairy, and legumes. That means eating only fruit, nuts, meat, and vegetables for thirty days. Think you can do it? I’m not going to sugarcoat [...]

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