super easy squash and kale soup

By | February 7th, 2016|Autoimmune Paleo, Recipes, Soups, Salads, Sides|

I frequently discuss the importance of real/whole food as the source for all of the nutrients we need to heal, perform, and thrive. But one of the issues many people seem to face when it comes to getting all the needed nutrients is that it can be daunting to eat a giant bowl of greens or [...]

secret ingredient paleo meatloaf

By | August 15th, 2014|Health, Nutrition, Offal, Pastured Meat, Recipes|

So Rusty absolutely loves meatloaf, which is great because it's a relatively simple meal to prepare. BUT what complicates things is that he is incredibly particular about the meatloaf that he likes. I am pretty sure there's nothing that pisses him off more than dry meatloaf (ok that might be a little extreme, but this is [...]

the best parts of summer… and a delicious summer soup!

By | July 24th, 2014|Autoimmune Paleo, CrossFit, Health, Nutrition, Recipes, Soups, Salads, Sides|

Ahhhh summer. It's hard to beat this time of year; sunshine, tank tops, flip flops, cold brew, bright produce, and The CrossFit Games... What's not to love? First, let's talk about the CrossFit Games. 1 day is done, and what a day it was for my good friends, Jason Khalipa, who is holding his own [...]

what is gluten and why all the gluten-free hype?

By | May 14th, 2014|Nutrition|

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AdJFE1sp4Fw Ok, so first, let's answer the questions, so you don't have to look like those guys... What is GLUTEN? Simply put, gluten refers to the two proteins found in wheat endosperm: gliadin (a prolamin protein) and glutenin (a glutelin protein). During germination, it is the gluten that provides nourishment for the plant. It also creates the chewy [...]

let’s talk about coffee…

By | May 11th, 2014|Nutrition, To Drink|

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUpY1BT9Xf4   I hope you enjoyed that... I sure did. Now on to the coffee coffee coffee coffee.... (but I swear I won't get snobby) I love coffee (in moderation, sometimes), but I haven't always. I went until 25 years of age without ever enjoying a single cup. Then, one day, with the help and encouragement [...]