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Dinner Diva: Bloating and gas (yes, we’re going there!)

Digestive enzymes have made a huge difference in my health. In fact, using digestive enzymes has helped me to digest my food much better and allowed me to keep my gall bladder.


Dinner Diva: Seven tricks for creating healthy habits

In case you haven’t heard, we have our brand new, absolutely amazing Summer 30 Day Paleo Challenge happening right now. One of the best parts of these Challenges, in my opinion, is the tremendous amount of support in our private Facebook group.


Dinner Diva: Are your hormones raging out of control? Learn how to balance them with food

You hear about it all of the time, but do you really understand how important hormone health is to your overall well being?


Dinner Diva: Grow your own stir fry from kitchen scraps

The next time you toss your kitchen scraps, you might want to ask yourself if you can regrow them first!


Dinner Diva: It’s time to get into a pickle

This is the year, y’all. This is the year you are going to can your summer harvest! And by “can” I mean pickle! Because really, how many cucumbers can one family eat?


Dinner Diva: Get back to your roots … A Root Vegetable Primer

Root vegetables are easy to grow and offer so much nutritionally (and deliciously, too!) I thought I’d put together a little primer for you to get all you can from root vegetables including how easy they are to grow and how to prepare them!


Dinner Diva: Diet-friendly snack ideas and restaurant tips

If you’re traveling or vacationing, as many people are this time of year, there are easy ways to “stay on plan” with your diet without feeling deprived.


Dinner Diva: Sneaky ways to have pasta

Pasta is one of those comfort foods that everyone loves and yet, if you’re at all like me, that pasta doesn’t love you back. For me, giving up pasta was heartbreaking, until I figured out there’s still ways to enjoy great pasta dishes—just ditch the pasta and try these fabulous alternatives:


Dinner Diva: Five secret swaps so you don’t gain weight!

Summer’s here. It’s hot, it’s sweaty and the food is fabulous! Who doesn’t love the grill for example? And while the grill can provide you with a delicious, flavorful meal, there’s plenty of other summer goodies lurking about, promising to throw your healthy intentions to the wind!


Dinner Diva: Soup for summer? (with THIS recipe, for sure!)

You’ll find gazpacho on the summer menus of many nice restaurants. It sounds fancier and more complicated than it really is. Basically, gazpacho is cold vegetable soup. You can see why it’s called something else now, yes?


Dinner Diva: 7 Time-Saving Dinner Shortcuts

Regardless of how you feel about cooking dinner, nobody wants to be a slave to the kitchen. We are all so busy these days that we need as many shortcuts as we can possibly find for getting a good home-cooked meal on the table with the minimum amount of stress!


Dinner Diva: Is alcohol friend or foe when dieting?

Now, we all know that alcohol is not the healthiest thing on the planet. You don’t need me to tell you that. However having an occasional cocktail or glass of wine can be an okay indulgence as long as you follow a few simple rules.


Dinner Diva: Can vegetarians and Paleoistas co-exist in one cave?

When you make the decision to go Paleo, it could get complicated, especially if you have a vegetarian in your cave to feed.


Dinner Diva: Laundry lettuce

The best salads start in the laundry room. Temperatures outside are rising and kitchens are heating up all over America. It’s time once again for those crisp green salads to dominate our dinner plates.


Dinner Diva: How to avoid going off the healthy eating track

It can happen to the best of us—a healthy eating regimen completely derails for whatever reason. Life is hard! Things happen. People get sick, work gets chaotic, life just gets out of control from time to time.


Dinner Diva: Cheap, tasty & fast! (my favorite protein+easy recipes!)

Chicken breasts are a great starting point for a delicious and healthy meal. They’re a very lean source of protein and an excellent item to serve to your family on a regular basis.


Dinner Diva: 10 Kitchen Tricks (+save time, money & more!)

Who doesn’t want to save a bit of time in the kitchen or a bit of money on the grocery bill? The following ten kitchen tricks will make your life a little bit easier. And they’re so simple, you’ll wonder why you hadn’t thought of them yourself!


Dinner Diva: Exactly how to get grill ready

Memorial Day will be here before we know it, and it’s time to get that grill in tip-top shape for barbecue season! There’s nothing worse than getting all the grub ready for grilling, only to discover that you’re out of propane, the barbecue won’t light, or, when it does light, it smokes or cooks food unevenly.


Dinner Diva: Eat like a caveman on the go-traveling while paleo

When most folks first decide to adopt a Paleo lifestyle, they tend to prepare their own food and avoid eating out at restaurants where healthy options can be hard to find.


Dinner Diva: Keen on collard greens

Collard greens are a wonderful item to add to your veggie rotation. They are versatile, they taste good, and they’re one of the most nutritious vegetables you can eat.


Dinner Diva: Time to get rid of the winter grime!

Winter is over, and the days are getting longer, y’all! And you know what that means? It’s just about time to get those gardens in, the patio furniture out, and to tackle that spring cleaning.