Whole30 Recipe – Kale Chips (Potato Chip Substitute)

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Doing a Whole30 and looking for a crispy alternative to potato chips? Try Kale chips, full of antioxidants and loads of good for you minerals, this healthy alternative couldn’t be easier to make. Check out this short video from America’s Test Kitchen for step-by-step instructions.

Mind-Blowing Hot Chocolate

Paleo Savvy tips and tricks

We all know Santa loves cookies and milk. But if your name is teetering on the naughty/nice list, you might win a few extra points with St. Nick if you make this mind-blowing, super quick, made from scratch hot chocolate. America’s Test Kitchen shows you how to make homemade hot chocolate in a snap with all the convenience a man on the go (aaa hmm Santa) needs.

Review: Kitchen Stand Mixer

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Are you thinking of taking advantage of the holiday sales and FINALLY splurging on a kitchen stand mixer for yourself?  Or maybe you have a heavy-weight baker in your family and want to gift the stand mixer. Well you should definitely take a look at this review from America’s Test Kitchen first! Tons of great advice and a recommendation for the best model to invest in and a great second place finisher that’s a little more affordable!

Recipe: Cuban Meatball (Well Fed 2)


Meatballs are easy to make, versatile for any meal – breakfast (my fav), lunch, or dinner or as a side or appetizer (akkk humm holiday apps!?!?). Meatballs are inexpensive and a breeze to prepare in batches for freezing. Taking on any flavor profile from Parisian to African, Greek to Indian and everything in between. As I mentioned in my review of Well Fed 2, I made not one but two of Well Fed 2’s amazing ball recipes and Melissa has {Read More}

Review and Giveaway: Well Fed 2 by Melissa Joulwan


7 Reasons You Gotta Have Well Fed 2 in Your Kitchen (and giveaway) ***Giveaway is now closed and the winner has been notified. Thanks to all who played!*** Melissa is like the big sister I never had – her blog encourages me to try new things, lifts me up with her positive just keeping trying attitude, and stokes my curiosity for the unknown with recipes from far off lands. Of course, I also think Melissa is a culinary rock star and {Read More}

Black Friday Sale: Paleo Cookbook

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Weeknight Paleo: 9 Weeks of Quick and Easy Gluten Free Meals is on Sale now for $19.99!  Call it a Black Friday Pre-sale or simply Holiday Cheer! I am ready to kick off the holidays and I’m giving you a mad discount on autographed copies of my cookbook. Available now for $19.99! Use discount code CHEER to save 30% off the cover price!  Hurry sale ends soon! Don’t wait, buy now! Ten Reasons to buy Weeknight Paleo Shopping Lists Weekly Meal {Read More}

How to make SUPER crispy skin on Roast Chicken


After a crazy July, filled with Book-iversary recipes and articles, spiral slicer giveaways, and all-around celebrations, I’m ready to chill a little and eat some good food. Nothing’s better than roast chicken! It’s fairly inexpensive,  easy to make (i.e. put it on a roasting pan and go), and DE-licious with just about every kind of summer vegetable imaginable. If you’re looking to turn up the volume, check out this fantastic tip from my BFFs at America’s Test Kitchen for getting super crispy skin {Read More}