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About Kinsey Jackson

Kinsey Jackson, LMP, MS, CNS® is a clinical nutritionist specializing in functional and evolutionary nutrition. Her own experience of overcoming multiple autoimmune disorders by adopting a Paleo lifestyle vastly contributes to her passion for helping others to also reclaim their health and vitality by making informed dietary decisions.

The Food Lover’s Guide to Paleo Snacks

When folks are first starting down the Paleo path, one of the top questions they have is, “Are there Paleo snacks? Can I have snacks on a Paleo diet?” The short answer is, yes—snacks are allowed on a Paleo plan! This is a complete guide to all of your Paleo snack options, including homemade and store-bought. Whether or not you should be snacking on your diet is up to you and your hunger levels. When people are transitioning to the … Continue reading

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Easy Paleo Ghee (Clarified Butter) Recipe

Ghee (similar to clarified butter) is simply butter that has been heated to remove the milk solids, sugars and water leaving a clear, yellow liquid which is pure butterfat. The smoke point of butter is 350°F, but when you remove the milk solids to make ghee, the smoke point increases significantly…to 450°F or higher! Because ghee has a higher smoke point than most other Paleo-friendly fats, it's a versatile cooking fat that's great for high-temp cooking like sautées, roasts, and … Continue reading

The Complete Guide to Shopping Paleo

When you go shopping for the first time on the Paleo diet, the grocery store can seem like a completely foreign place! When you’re not used to operating within certain food restrictions, it can be overwhelming knowing what to buy. Take a deep breath. We’re going to walk you through this! Until you get the swing of things, I recommend printing a copy of this guide (or pull it up on your smartphone) to have with you at the store. … Continue reading

The Ultimate Paleo Kitchen Cookware Guide

Whether you’re new to Paleo or a seasoned pro, having the right cookware can make or break your food preparation efforts. To simplify your journey, the team here at PaleoPlan has compiled this ultimate Paleo kitchen guide. While everything on this list may not be required, it’s what we’ve determined to be the basic list of cookware and utensils that makes prepping and cooking Paleo an easy task. Having said that, it’s totally possible to eat Paleo in cramped living … Continue reading

The Ultimate Guide to Paleo Drinks

A question people often ask when they’re first starting a Paleo diet is what can they drink? Paleo drinks aren't just limited to water, and in fact, can be just as exciting as beverages that aren't good for you. What Drinks Are Paleo? Obviously, water is Paleo. First and foremost, I recommend drinking pure, filtered water to maintain hydration on the Paleo diet. A general rule of thumb for how much water to drink each day is to drink half of your … Continue reading

Paleo for Teens

As the Paleo diet grows in popularity, it’s reaching a younger audience, and for good reasons! Many of the health conditions that teenagers struggle with such as acne, obesity, diabetes, and autoimmune disease can benefit greatly from eating Paleo. But is Paleo for teens a safe diet? The short answer is, yes—it sure can be! The longer answer is that it depends on the foods that are being consumed on the individuals’ Paleo diet. Importance of Diet in the Teen … Continue reading

22 Swaps to Make Your Next Meal More Paleo

The Paleo diet is the original diet of mankind, meaning, it's the foods that humans have been eating for the majority of our time here on earth. Our bodies evolved eating meats and vegetables, and it's not surprising that these are the foods that optimize our health. The Paleo diet includes and excludes specific foods for good reasons. The foods that are excluded on the diet are ones that tend to cause problems for people like weight gain, leaky gut syndrome, elevated blood glucose … Continue reading

41 Holiday Gift Ideas: A Paleo Gift Guide

If you’re searching for a healthy gift to give this holiday season, look no further! Putting together our annual Paleo gift guide was a breeze—we just listed all the things that we’re hoping Santa stuffs our stockings with! In case you missed them, here’s our 2015 Holiday Gift Guide and our 2014 Holiday Gift Guide, which are also packed full of Paleo and fitness gifts galore. Need a hand cooking a healthy Paleo holiday feast this year? PaleoPlan’s got you covered! Download a … Continue reading

4 Tips for an Allergy Friendly Halloween

Halloween can be a tough time for kiddos with food allergies. It can feel isolating and seem totally unfair when everyone around you is happily swimming in piles of colorful Halloween candy, and you can’t eat a single bite of it! While there’s not much you can do about that, there are ways to help your child feel less excluded during the trick-or-treat season. Even if it doesn’t affect your immediate family, you should be aware of the growing epidemic … Continue reading

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Italian Sausage Stew

This mouth-watering Italian Sausage Stew recipe was shared by one of our awesome Paleo Plan meal plan members, and we think it’s a winner! The flavor is outstanding on its own, or you can try serving it atop a plop of our creamy cauliflower mashers. I've made this recipe countless times for guests, family, and the pickiest of non-Paleo eaters...and every single time it's been a smashing success! I'll often make a double batch, and then freeze half of it for later since … Continue reading

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Creamy Peaches n-Zing Salad Dressing

This light and refreshing Paleo salad dressing is super creamy thanks to the blending of peaches with full fat coconut cream. But this salad dressing gets its zing from the addition of ginger, lemon, and fresh mint! Whipping up this simply mouth-watering dressing takes mere seconds using a magic bullet or another type of blender device. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge. Thaw and re-blend before each serving (the ingredients will separate and harden sitting in the fridge). This dressing is the perfect accompaniment … Continue reading

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Paleo Thai Marinade

Looking for a healthy Thai sauce to use as a Paleo marinade? Our Paleo Thai Marinade infuses meats and vegetables with tantalizing flavors and just the right amount of spice. It also makes for a delicious and healthy salad dressing or Paleo stir-fry sauce as well! If you enjoy this recipe, check out our other FREE Paleo marinade and sauce recipes over at the PaleoPlan recipe center. … Continue reading

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Join the Resolution to ‘Go Paleo’!

Take Back Your Health This Year!  We know it can be challenging to ‘go Paleo’, especially when you’re first starting out. There’s a lot of questions along the Paleo path... and one of the most helpful stepping stones to Paleo victory is seeking the guidance of those who have traveled the path before you, and to surround yourself with others who are also eating to live! There’s no better year than 2016 to start living the life that Mother Nature intended … Continue reading

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Magic Mango Salad Dressing

This mango salad dressing imparts an explosion of flavor, with the perfect blend of sweet and spicy. One taste will have you believing in magic! For more Paleo salad dressing recipes and other delicious FREE Paleo recipes, visit the PaleoPlan recipe center!
Serving Size is 2 tablespoons … Continue reading

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Simple Tuna Salad

It doesn’t get much easier than this simple tuna salad! Packed with protein and healthy omega-3 fatty acids, this Paleo tuna salad tastes great when eaten on its own, served upon a bed of mixed greens, or wrapped up in lettuce leaves. If you liked this simple tuna salad recipe, try our Mediterranean Tuna Salad recipe next time! Looking for even more delicious Paleo recipes? Look no further and visit our PaleoPlan Recipe Center for hundreds of FREE Paleo recipes. … Continue reading

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Coconut Creamed Greens

Toasted garlic and onion meld with creamy coconut in this simple and flavorful creamed greens side dish. This nutrient-dense recipe makes about 2 cups of creamed greens (2 servings). Looking for even more delicious Paleo side dish recipes? Look no further and visit our PaleoPlan Recipe Center for hundreds of FREE Paleo recipes! … Continue reading

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