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Seeing Green For A Paleo St. Patrick’s Day!

I've been a fan of St. Patrick's Day for as long as I can remember, even though I'm not really Irish. I say not really because there's only a small part of my genetics that are Irish (a whopping 5%). I'm primarily German, with some roots in the Amish community. While German food is great, I've always been a huge fan of Irish food, Irish culture, and well, Ireland itself. One of the extra bonuses I got from marrying my … Continue reading

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Deconstructed Shepherd’s Pie

This dish provides all of the delightful flavor of the savory, Irish favorite shepherd's pie, but with a more upscale presentation. By cooking each component separately, it allows for a unique celebration of each ingredient's best flavors. Buffalo steaks make this dish unique, although lamb or beef work just as well. While this isn't a quick throw together meal, the effort put into cooking this dish will pay off and it'll quickly become a favorite holiday, special occasion, or even … Continue reading

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Irish Soda Bread

Almost every pub in Ireland has its own special way to make soda bread. This soda bread—which rises from the interaction of baking soda, cream of tartar, and apple cider vinegar—has just a hint of sweetness that will make it the perfect complement to your soup, stew, or roast (or paired with ghee for a quick snack). Soda bread by nature is dense and dry, but this allows it to perfectly soak up the flavors of whatever meal you've paired … Continue reading

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Paleo Plan Holiday Gift Guide

DOWNLOAD OUR PDF VERSION - print and start shopping...   Looking for the perfect gift for the Paleo or fitness fanatic in your life? Our team at Paleo Plan has put together this uber handy shopping list of a few of our favorite things...that we’re pretty sure the Paleo peeps in your life are gonna love too! Most of these gifts are available online, and if you place your orders soon, they should arrive before the holidays do. Happy shopping, and … Continue reading

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5 Tips To Get Back On The Paleo Train

I hope all your holidays were fantastic and that you enjoyed some much-deserved time off to be with your families and friends. Seth and I went to his parents' house and spent a few relaxing days playing Catch Phrase, eating good food, putting together an entire winter scene (that's what's in the picture), and opening fun presents. Our dinner wasn't anything too ornate, since we went nutso on Thanksgiving with cooking. Our Simple Christmas Dinner We bought a couple three-pound … Continue reading

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Q&A: Navigating A Non-Paleo Holiday

We recently received a question from a reader that we think you might be able to relate with. With the holiday season in full force right now, a lot of you are stressing about how you're going to navigate Christmas dinner and dessert without offending, confusing, and/or alienating your family... Q: Hi, I am wondering how you get around being at social functions? Being Italian, big holiday meals are the norm for my family. I get frustrated trying to explain … Continue reading

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