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Shrimp, Watermelon, and Tomato Salad

Shrimp, Watermelon and Tomato Salad

This easy to put together salad combines tender shrimp with sweet watermelon and cherry tomatoes. It’s best made in the height of summer when the sweet fruits are in season. Tossed with a little lime juice, olive oil and fresh herbs, this amazing salad will be a big hit at your next barbecue. This version makes a light meal, but for a side, you can leave the shrimp out for a nice side dish that goes great with your favorite … Continue reading


Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie

Smoothies are the perfect breakfast or snack for meals on the run. The chia seeds in this deliciously fruity version add a unique texture. Drink the smoothie right away for a satisfying crunch, or wait for the seeds to “gel” and enjoy a texture similar to tapioca pearls. This shake is lower in protein than most Paleo breakfasts, so be sure to pair it with a hard-boiled egg, some cooked chicken or sausage, or a handful of almonds for a … Continue reading

Paleo Muffins

If You’re Craving Carbs, You Might Just Need Some Carbs

Is this you? Low-Carb Endurance Exerciser "I run or do CrossFit 5 days a week. I'm on a Paleo diet - no grains, no high glycemic fruits, no starchy veggies because that's what I heard I should be doing. But I have these intense cravings for sugar and I end up bingeing on cookies because I just can't control myself. What am I doing wrong?? Maybe I just need more self control..." Or this... Low-Carb Moderate Excerciser "I lift 2-3 times a … Continue reading


How Much Fruit Should I Eat When First Starting Paleo?

The simple truth is that I don't know. Lemme explain. Whether or not you're trying to lose weight, the amount of fruit you should eat really depends on two things: how active you are and how your particular body responds to carbs.       Activity Level If you're an athletic person, you're probably going to need more carbs. More on this in a couple days, but that's all you need to know for now. You're A Unique Snowflake Our bodies really … Continue reading


Let’s All Stop Freaking Out About Carbs

When I was at the PaleoFX conference, we were given mostly meat to eat. I was grateful for the food, but I really like vegetables and fruit. So I went to a co-op and got some celery. I was chomping on the celery stalk as I walked through the conference hall and someone actually said to me, "Whoa, vegetables!" as if I'd committed some Paleo crime. There was such a vibe of carbs-are-the-devil at the conference that Dr. Emily Deans … Continue reading