Author Archives: Kinsey Jackson


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.

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Paleo Nutrition 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 the Paleo diet safe for growing adolescents? 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 … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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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Houdini Zucchini – 13 Fun Ways to Make it Paleo!

A to Z - Abracadabra to Zucchini I titled this post Houdini Zucchini to pay tribute to this magically versatile veggie which provides endless creative inspiration in the Paleo kitchen and in our awesome Paleo Plan meal plans. Perhaps it’s zucchini’s firm yet yielding texture which holds up well under heat, but also easily blends into a creamy consistency...or maybe zucchini’s magic comes from it’s mildly delicate yet distinctive flavor which lends itself well in both sweet and savory dishes, … Continue reading

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Fall into Paleo – 30 Day Challenge (Plus New Meal Plan Features!)

Fall into Paleo! Since eating Paleo is also about eating seasonally, it seems fitting to host a 30 day Paleo challenge every equinox and solstice. With the autumn equinox arriving this week... it’s time for our seasonal “Fall into Paleo” 30 Day Paleo Challenge, which fires off Monday September 21st, 2015! With the holidays right around the corner, this is your last chance this year to fall headfirst into one of our Paleo challenges, as we won't be hosting another until 2016! Ready to … Continue reading

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On-the-Go with Paleo Meals To Go!

Camp on Paleo! One of the (many) reasons why I love my job as a Paleo Plan Nutritionist involves sampling and reviewing the rapidly evolving array of Paleo foods that are becoming available on the market. Now I know what you’re thinking...pre-made foods aren’t Paleo! While it may be true that our ancestors didn't have pre-packaged foods, it’s also true that most of us are no longer living in caves or gathering our food from the wild. The reality is that … Continue reading

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Garden Fresh Zucchini Bread

Got a bunch of zucchini from your garden you can’t use up? This Paleo zucchini bread recipe is the easiest way to use them up while also satisfying your sweet tooth. Moist and tender, it’s a delicious afternoon Paleo snack or breakfast option. This yummy Paleo zucchini bread tastes great covered in grass-fed butter or ghee, right out of the oven, but it tastes even better the next day, so go ahead and make it in advance. Don't skip the step … Continue reading

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Back to School – Paleo Lunch Inspiration

Back to School...Paleo Style! It’s hard to believe that it’s already time for the kids to head back to school! I know there are mixed feelings from parents about this time of year...sad to have less time with the kiddos, but happy to get back into a routine and have more ‘adult’ time. Whether you’re packing a Paleo lunch for yourself or for the apple of your eye, making the transition back to school requires shifting away from mostly home-cooked meal … Continue reading

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