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Salmon Cakes

Last week was hotter than it’s been, and I try not to use the oven as much when it’s really hot outside. So I made the kids healthy dairy-free ice cream for breakfast every day, with half the dates, and added protein powder. Actually the ice cream for breakfast theme has continued into this week… 

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Hazelnut Gluten-Free Biscotti

Lets have some coffee, biscotti, and chit-chat. I’ll go first: So we had an earthquake here last week. In Murrieta (where we are) it was really little, but in LA it was scary. Things falling down and breaking, houses trembling, scary. Andy and I stayed up late the following night talking about it. Should we… 

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Vibrant Life, Red Rush Coconut Smoothie Recipe

My friend Leanne Vogel is just awesome. If you already follow her blog, then you know that she is the kind of person you want to be around. She is radiant. I was super excited when she shared her new cookbook with me! I want to dive into so many of these recipes and stunning photos,… 

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The Paleo Foodie Cookbook

Today my friend Arsy’s new cookbook, The Paleo Foodie Cookbook is released! We had the pleasure of meeting Arsy and her sweet family when we stayed with them on our last book tour. It was so nice of them to have us and they couldn’t have been lovelier. And the food! Arsy made a few… 

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Best Ever Paleo Pancakes

Yesterday on Facebook I shared this Instagram photo of a variation of my pancake recipe. A bunch of you made these paleo pancakes and loved them (Yay!!!), and were asking for a Pin It option. So I’m posting the recipe here on the blog so you can Pin It and find it again We think… 

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Paleo Chocolate Cake

So there’s this gene that men don’t have, called The Chocolate Cake Gene. I mean, I’m sure some men occasionally enjoy a piece of chocolate cake, but they don’t need it, do they? Some men (like my husband) don’t even care if they never have a piece of chocolate cake again. Which is crazy to… 

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Zoe’s Green Smoothie

Ever wished your kids were fans of green smoothies? Now’s your chance! With St. Patrick’s Day approaching, anything green goes! Today my 11-year-old, Zoe (who normally refuses to eat green smoothies), told me that she had an idea for a St. Patrick’s Day green smoothie. Can I just tell you how fast I dropped what I… 

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I’m a guest on The Paleo View podcast

This week I was delighted to join Stacy of Paleo Parents and Sarah of The Paleo Mom on their podcast The Paleo View!  They invited me on the show to talk about my experience with autistic spectrum disorder, and how I used diet and detoxing to change Ashley’s life Click to listen to my interview on… 

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Chocolate Hazelnut Cupcakes and News

This has been a big week for us. BIG My friend, George took my new author photos (bloopers here), Spunky Facebook likes reached 100,000, AND the blog got a new ‘do. What do you think? I’m so in love with it. And so in love with my husband who put it all together. He’s the… 

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Blackberry Muffins with Walnut Crumble

Today I have a special treat for you: Blackberry Muffins with Walnut Crumble. Sigh. I could really eat one of these right now. Okay, maybe two. And why not? They’re packed with protein, lightly sweetened, and completely satisfying. Yum. What I love about muffins is that I can make them the day before, so I’m… 

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Indian “Couscous”

Remember last year when Ginger and I spontaneously flew to PaleoFX? While I was there I got to spend time with Josh of Slim Palate and his parents. They are AWESOME. I love them. All of Josh’s recipes are DELISH and his photos are GORGE. And what’s even more amazing is that Josh started his blog when… 

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