Paleo Lard Manie: The trick to thickening sauces

Paleo Lard Manie: the grain and dairy free alternative for thickening sauces and gravies.

Now that flour and cornstarch are out, how do you thicken sauces and gravies? I have the answer! There are two key grain-free, gluten-free flour substitutes that will help our sauces take shape: arrowroot starch and tapioca flour. Tapioca comes from a cassava root and arrowroot comes from the arrowroot plant (big shocker there), which is found in […]

The Frugal Paleo Cookbook Tour

Performance Paleo & Frugal Paleo Cookbook Tour January 2015 -- see you again in spring!

Phew! Stephanie from The Performance Paleo Cookbook (and a wee blog called Stupid Easy Paleo) and I wrapped up the first phase of our Frugal Paleo & Performance Paleo Cookbook tour this week and we had an amazing time. We are already planning our second leg for this spring where we’ll be hitting cities like […]

Provisions For The Road

Provisions for the Road! What I took with me on my book tour. #paleo

Hello from Salt Lake City, Utah! I’ve just wrapped up the first leg of The Frugal Paleo & Performance Paleo Cookbook tour where we are covering 4 cities in 4 days TWICE! That’s a lot of traveling, my friends. Need some Paleo snack ideas for traveling? We got ‘em! Stephanie and I are really big […]

$500 Whole Foods Shopping Spree

Win a $500 Gift Card to Whole Foods from PopularPaleo!

Yep. You read that right. What better way to THANK YOU for making The Frugal Paleo Cookbook a best seller than with a ginormous shopping spree at one of the coolest foodie stores out there: $500 to Whole Foods! But don’t depart from your thrifty ways in that mega store of Paleo-friendly awesomeness! Instead, keep these 5 […]

The Paleo Cookbook Tour!

The Paleo Cookbook Tour

We’re getting ready to pack our bags and hit the road! Stephanie Gaudreau from the awesome Stupid Easy Paleo & upcoming Performance Paleo Cookbook and I are partnering up in January 2015 to travel the west coast together to share key highlights from our books, answer your questions personally, and get plenty of time to say hello and chat! We […]

Golden Milk Latte

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You may have heard of Golden Milk. It’s an Ayurvedic drink made of turmeric paste, milk, and fat. It’s also a tasty and convenient way to take advantage of the health benefits from turmeric—or more accurately, from curcuminoids.  Curcumin is the main active compound in turmeric and has remarkable antioxidant and anti-inflammatory qualities (sources below). I’ve been […]

Swiss Chard Salad with Toasted Walnuts

Swiss Chard Salad with Toasted Walnuts from The Performance Paleo Cookbook

I’m super excited! This is an early preview recipe from The Performance Paleo Cookbook — a cookbook dedicated to fueling you for athletic performance through simple and delicious whole foods. This book was written by Stephanie Gaudreau from the awesome blog, Stupid Easy Paleo. Not only is Steph a certified holistic nutritionist, but she’s got […]