Whole30 Challenge On the Road – And Nut Free!

As if my eating habits weren’t difficult enough with a nut allergy, gluten sensitivities and lactose-intolerance; I’ve decided to undertake a Whole30 challenge with my ambitious boyfriend (co-creator of PrimalPal.net and lead blogger over there). When I agreed to the challenge I had forgotten that I had a week of work travel planned in August. […]

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paleo coleslaw

Paleo Coleslaw

Is the growing season delayed everywhere, or is it just in Minnesota this year? The frigid northern winter hung out for an extended stay and didn’t mosey back up to Canada where it belongs until around mid June. As a result, my garden and my CSA are only just now starting to provide enough sustenance […]

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Nut Free Homemade Pesto with Zoodles

What is it with Paleo people insisting that pesto includes walnuts or almonds? I disagree. Traditional pesto, depending on where in the world you are, oftens includes pine nuts. I’m told that pine nuts aren’t technically a nut, but I’ve seen conflicting proclamations on the subject. Honestly, I don’t think I’ve ever had a pine […]

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Nut Free Paleo Chocolate Cupcakes

While many Paleo cupcake recipes rely on ground nuts or almond meal for substance, these sweet muffins make up for nutlessness with double the chocolate. If you like the Nut Free Paleo Banana Zucchini Muffins, or if you just love chocolate anything (like me), you’re really going to go nuts for these. (Ha – I’m […]

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The Primal Blueprint Cookbook Review

If you’ve been doing any online reading about this whole Paleo thing, you must have come across Mark Sisson and his Primal Blueprint empire. While Robb Wolf and Loren Cordain are often credited with starting the Paleo revolution, Sisson could surely be held responsible for bringing a point of view and a ridiculous amount of […]

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Nut Free Paleo Banana Zucchini Muffins

There are so many recipes for paleo zucchini bread and paleo banana muffins that I decided to merge these two beautiful food spheres into one. I love opportunities to blend fruit with vegetable, and these muffins are part of a growing body of evidence that we should do this all the time. The full title […]

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No Nuts in This Citrus Baked Salmon

Way back in December my boyfriend and I had a boatload of salmon in the fridge. It was getting close to dinner time, it was dark and cold outside, and we were feeling competitive. This could mean only one thing. Salmon showdown. This wasn’t the first time we dueled in the kitchen, and it wasn’t […]

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