Should You Cheat On Your Diet? 3 Reasons Why Dietary Infidelity is a Good Thing


Usually when people talk about “cheating” on their diet, they mean they had a cheat meal, or a cheat day, or they “went off the rails” completely at a party. Whether or not these are scheduled “cheats”, the underlying premise is that you’ve broken the rules or done something naughty. And whether or not you […]

Get Rid of Your Fatigue Once and For All


Start waking up with energy TODAY! I am so excited to be able to FINALLY share the release of my first online program with you! Paleo Rehab: Adrenal Fatigue has just launched today, and dozens of people have already signed up to start learning the step-by-step process to healing from adrenal fatigue. Are you ready […]

Giveaway: The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook

The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook

  My friend Diana Rodgers over at Sustainable Dish has offered to give away a free copy of her beautiful hardcover cookbook and lifestyle guide, The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook. This book is full of delicious, farm-fresh Paleo and gluten-free recipes that will keep you inspired after your trips to the farmers market or if you are […]

Could Stress Be Causing Your Autoimmune Disease To Get Worse?


“The cause of autoimmune disease is unknown.” That’s one of the first answers that comes up when searching the internet for the causes of autoimmune disease. And maybe that’s what your doctor told you when you asked her what caused your autoimmune disease. While it’s true that we don’t know for certain what causes certain […]

What The Alternative Health Community Must Learn From Jess Ainscough


I’ll start this post by saying that I didn’t know Jess, that I didn’t “follow” her work beyond occasionally reading some articles she wrote, and this article is not an attack on Jess as a person, her character, her motivations, or her beliefs. This blog post was inspired by a controversial discussion I started on […]

Recipe: Sage Lamb Meatballs With Tahini Dipping Sauce and Shepherd’s Salad

Lamb Meatballs with Tahini Dipping Sauce and Shepherd's Salad

While I am a huge proponent of learning to cook, and making your own food from scratch, sometimes you just need something that requires no effort whatsoever. As some of you may know, I was in a car accident in January and I had some injuries that made working somewhat difficult. It also made cooking, […]

Lab Tests You Should Ask Your Doctor For (Or Order Yourself)

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I am often asked by both clients and blog readers what general lab tests I recommend for tracking overall health, particularly when a person does not have any significant health issues they are trying to monitor. Sometimes it’s hard to know what tests are worth running to get a good sense of how your body […]

Help Me Get To Haiti!


*UPDATE* The trip in June was cancelled due to lack of adequate sign-ups, but fortunately there is another trip scheduled for November, so I’ll be participating in that trip instead. Thanks for all your support in my fundraising, now we just have to pray that the November trip doesn’t get cancelled as well! (I don’t […]

Hate Liver? Eat It Anyway With These Tips


I wish I could say I love liver. It’s an incredibly nutrient dense food that all of us should be eating on a weekly basis. And it’s definitely something that must be eaten on a balanced Paleo diet. Unfortunately, like many of my clients and readers, I don’t really care for it, and I usually […]

The Women’s Guide to Weight Loss (That I Wish I Wrote)


Weight loss for women is a tricky, touchy subject that I don’t often discuss on my blog for a variety of reasons. One is that there are dozens of different theories on the “best” way for women to lose weight, and the majority of those involve significant restriction, superhuman willpower, and motivation based on body […]