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Salted Caramel Protein Shakes

I have a thing for small spaces. Now, I know what you’re thinking: sour grapes. But that’s not it. Honestly. In fact, I had a really big house once, and it wasn’t for me. I have a thing for small spaces. Cottages, ranches, historic houses (the small ones). And then there’s the on-going debate over… 

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Lemon Cream Danish

I’m calling this Lemon Cream Danish. It’s similar to the Danish Cake in Paleo Chocolate Lovers (which, by the way is my favorite recipe in the book, although I wouldn’t refuse any of them), but I added coconut flour to the crust and I used coconut cream in the “cream cheese.” It came out so… 

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Pumpkin Paleo Chili

While we were on our book tour / road trip for nearly a month I daydreamed about what we would do when we got home. I imagined how I could simplify our life and make more time for the kids. One of my thoughts was to do more menu planning. It’s so nice knowing what… 

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The Road Trip Book Tour: Heading Home

After 2,600+ miles of driving we are finally home again. We had an absolute blast seeing all of the West Coast, spending time with old friends, and making new ones. People keep asking how the kids did on the road, especially the 2-yr-old. The girls all did great! Ginger got right on board, and Zoe… 

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The Road Trip Book Tour: Portland to Seattle and back!

The last stop of our road trip was on Saturday, and we’re now making our way back south. I still have two bookstore events lined up for the San Diego area in November. Until then, here’s the story of our trip to Washington: Ginger was into all the samurai shoes at the Portland Art Museum…. 

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The Road Trip Book Tour: Oregon!

It’s been a week since our last road trip blog post. We’ve just been too busy and too tired to keep up with it! We finished my Seattle cooking demo yesterday, and we’ve been driving back south again. We’re in an Oregon hotel for the night, so I finally have some time to tell you… 

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Book Signings in Eugene and Portland, Oregon

I’ve been too busy with the book tour to share new recipes lately, but if you visit my friends’ blogs HERE, they had special permission to share a few of my recipes from The Paleo Chocolate Lovers Cookbook. I hope you check them out and enjoy the recipes Eugene and Portland! I’m visiting your towns this week!… 

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My Road Trip Book Tour So Far: San Francisco

Above: Catherine, our dear friend who was Ashley’s occupational therapist when she was little. Check out her therapy in San Carlos. We’ve spent the past week in the San Francisco area. My book signing here was on Monday, but my next event in Ashland, OR isn’t scheduled until this Friday. So, that meant we got to… 

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Paleo Chocolate Book Tour: San Francisco on Monday the 14th!

San Francisco! My next talk and book signing is at Green Apple Books on Monday, October 14th at 7 pm. Free Paleo/gluten-free treats will be provided by Kur Organic Foods and Well Food Company. And a free screen-printed tote will be given to each person who buys a copy of my book (while supplies last). I… 

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My Road Trip Book Tour So Far: Grover Beach and Santa Cruz

On the pier in Avila Beach, CA. The beginning of our road trip / book tour has been amazing. In Grover Beach we stayed with friends who we had never met face-to-face. They were some of the most loving people I have ever met, and I’m so blessed to have them in my life. Slumbering… 

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The road trip book tour begins! I hope to see you!

Thanks so much to everyone who came to Patchwork this weekend! It was so great meeting you! We started off kind of away from all the action (as you can see above), ironically beside the bread stage. Then we moved, and our friends Mark and Beth hooked us up with this table and tent (below)…. 

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