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Paleo Minimalism: Thoughts on Decluttering

I have been Paleo for nearly a decade, and it feels like forever ago that I cleaned out the clutter from my diet. No more processed foods, no more nasty preservatives, no gluten, no grains — all real, whole foods that helped my body get rid of “baggage,” too. I lost a bunch of weight, and I’ve maintained that weight loss. I reversed my autoimmune disease, and I’ve been living a life of wellness that I never thought was possible. … Continue reading

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Our New Favorite Protein Powder

I’m not sure about you, but where I live in the Pacific Northwest, autumn is definitely in the air! With the kids returning back to school, parents should have more time to themselves, although that often ends up not being the case… So today we wanted to chat about how to save time while packing a protein punch into your Paleo meals – with protein powder! Last week our nutritionist Aimee shared what’s in her Paleo Smoothie Pantry and today … Continue reading


Clovis Protein Powder Product Review

We’ve written about Paleo protein powders before, but when it comes down to choosing the best protein powder, there’s a new player in the game who will change everything. I’m talking about Clovis Nutrition’s Perfect Paleo Powder. I’ve tried just about every Paleo protein powder that exists, and I am not exaggerating when I say that the Perfect Paleo Powder is hands down my favorite. While Clovis sent me some free samples for my review, this is based on my … Continue reading

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My Paleo Smoothie Pantry

All you have to do is open Instagram and you’re likely going to see at least one artistically photographed smoothie or green drink. So what’s the deal with these drinks, anyway? Are smoothies Paleo? Shouldn’t you only be eating “real food” if you’re on a Paleo diet? As a Paleo nutritionist, I have to say, I am a big fan of the smoothie, when done right. It can allow you to consume a convenient and quick meal, and if you … Continue reading


Are Juice Fasts Paleo?

In the quest to achieve weight loss or health with a Paleo diet (or any diet, for that matter), the topic of juice fasts often come up. Juicing is popular in weight loss and detox circles, but is it a good idea? Do juice fasts have proven results? Do you need to combine juicing with a Paleo diet to lose weight? Juice Fasts Are Not Paleo Paleo is a diet that encourages whole foods, and while eating plenty of vegetables … Continue reading

Weight Loss

Hack Your Weight Loss

Howdy friend! If you’ve come to the Paleo diet with the goal of weight loss, you’re in the right place! Paleo helps to achieve ideal weight by providing the bio-available nutrients that we need for repair and metabolism. The body has amazing healing capacities when it’s fed the right ingredients, which is in part, the power of Paleo! This week on the blog, our Nutritionist Aimee answers 3 common questions about weight loss on Paleo: How Fast Will I Lose … Continue reading

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Paleo Weight Loss Part 3: Do I Have to Exercise to Lose Weight On Paleo?

(This is Part 3 of a 3 part series on Weight Loss covering Factors of Weight Loss, Paleo Foods to Eat and Exercise, Paleo and Weight Loss.  So be sure to check out the whole series.) Starting a new way of eating and going through a complete mindset shift can feel daunting. For people who don’t also have an existing fitness routine, the idea of going through a major dietary change and adding a new exercise routine can feel impossible or … Continue reading


Paleo Weight Loss Part 2: What Foods Should I Eat to Lose Weight On Paleo?

(This is Part 2 of a 3 part series on Weight Loss covering Factors of Weight Loss, Paleo Foods to Eat and Exercise, Paleo and Weight Loss.  So be sure to stay with us) While the entire Paleo diet is great for health and weight loss, certain foods will help to speed along the process of losing weight faster than others. When you’re eating Paleo, make sure you’re including these foods and food groups: Protein While it’s fairly easy to get … Continue reading

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Join The PaleOlympics

Hey Champ! Have you been watching the Olympics this year? It’s always inspiring (albeit humbling) to see the world’s top notch athletes performing at their very best. Ok so maybe none of us will ever be Olympians, but if you’re ready to perform at the top of your game, then Paleo should be a part of your game plan. The Paleo diet transforms lives, restores health and vitality, and allows you to not just survive, but to THRIVE (SurThrive)! Paleo … Continue reading

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Paleo Weight Loss Part 1: How Fast Will I Lose Weight On Paleo?

(This is Part 1 of a 3 part series on Weight Loss covering Factors of Weight Loss, Paleo Foods to Eat and Exercise, Paleo and Weight Loss.  So be sure to stay with us) Starting on a Paleo diet with the purpose of losing weight can seem exciting, and many have read the fabulous success stories where people lose a substantial amount of weight in a short amount of time. While this can and does happen, the results aren’t necessarily … Continue reading

Back To School – Are You Ready?

Calling all kiddos (big and small)! Can you believe it's already time to head back to school!? Even if you're not a parent, autumn often equates to more hours spent commuting and a greater need to manage your time and plan ahead for meals. Whether you’re packing a Paleo lunch for yourself or for the apple of your eye, making the transition back to school or work requires a shift away from mostly home-cooked meals towards lunch box mentality, that … Continue reading


Is Pokemon Go Paleo?

I was sitting in my rocking chair, morning coffee in hand, when I started seeing tweets about something called Pokemon Go. As I pieced together things from my Twitter timeline, I started to figure out that some sort of new app had been released, and with it, people were chasing virtual Pokemon characters. Moreover, they were leaving their couches and their houses to do so. People of all ages — kids, teens, parents, and even much-older-than-parents were out trolling the … Continue reading

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Hack Your Sleep

How did you sleep last night? Did you know that your body does the majority of its healing while you're asleep? Likewise, a lack of consistent sleep can trigger inflammation and chronic disease. No bueno! Over the past 50 years, the average American’s sleep has decreased from 8+ hours to less than 7 hours, while chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, autoimmunity, cancers, etc. have been on the rise. We spend a lot of time in the Paleo community … Continue reading

Kettle and Fire Bone Broth – Nutrient Dense and Shelf-Stable

Bone broth is arguably one of the hottest topics in the paleosphere right now, and for good reason. The broad reaching health benefits are so great that there is a reason for everyone to be drinking bone broth. We've written about bone broth before, but maybe you've been deterred because, well, the idea of making your own sounds too intimidating. Maybe you are stressed, exhausted, burnt out — maybe you can barely stay on top of Paleo food prep, and … Continue reading


Steve’s PaleoGoods – A Review

If you Google the most dangerous cities in the USA, Camden New Jersey will pop up near the top. Knowing this, as you might imagine, Camden is not always considered a particularly beautiful place to live but something very beautiful is happening there and it started with Steve Liberati, his passion for Paleo nutrition and fitness, and the realization that he could positively impact some of Camden’s most vulnerable inhabitants, its at-risk teens. Steve’s Story Here’s Steve’s incredible story: In … Continue reading

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The Barefoot Experience

I have a new client, let's call him Myke. Like many that come to see me, Myke has been away from his fitness for quite some time, and has put on a few extra pounds. Unlike many that come to me, Myke used to be a professional athlete, and actually has won a championship in his sport. Did I mention that he has also had three knee surgeries on one knee, and two on the other? Myke has made a … Continue reading


Are Olives Paleo?

The fruit of the olive tree and the source of olive oil, olives have been eaten by humankind for millennia. When most people say "olives", they are referring to olea europaea, otherwise known as the European olive however, olives grow throughout the Mediterranean as well as California, Africa and the Middle East and hundreds of different cultivars of olives exist. Some olives are green when picked but become black during the curing process while other olives turn black on the … Continue reading

Take a Paleo Cooking Break

We wanted to let y'all know about a CRAZY deal that our friends at Paleo On The Go are offering for the month of July. If you’re sick of cooking, need a hand in the kitchen, or want to liberate some time away from food prep, then July’s your lucky month! In case you don’t know, Paleo On The Go (POTG) is a certified gluten-free kitchen and Certified Paleo company that prepares and ships pre-made (frozen) Paleo, Autoimmune Paleo (AIP), … Continue reading

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POTG Bone Broth Review

If you’ve been in the Paleo community for more than two seconds, you’ve undoubtedly heard about bone broth. Maybe you’ve even read blog posts or books on the subject. Maybe you’ve made your own in a crockpot or a pressure cooker. Maybe you drink a mug every morning, or maybe you add it to your soup stock. Whatever the case, bone broth is arguably one of the healthiest foods that exists. It’s amazing for people of all ages, and can … Continue reading


Got Adrenal Fatigue?

We've been a little tired lately. Ok, exhausted is a better word for it.  After finishing another successful 30 Day Paleo Challenge and wrapping up our epic Evolve Your Life Kit, we could use a nap (or two)! Summer is a busy time for all, and we sometimes forget how important it is to take care of ourselves. Particularly in the stressful months leading up to 'back to school', adrenal fatigue can readily set in. It affects as much as 60% … Continue reading