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Dinner Diva: Bitter or better

When I go through my list of things I’m thankful for, I think about the hard stuff I have had to deal with.


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Dinner Diva: Part time paleo

I get asked all the time what’s up with the “part time” aspect of going paleo.


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Dinner Diva: Stock your fridge and pantry for Paleo

When you start looking at Paleo and regular old gluten-free recipes, you may notice that you could stand to do a better job of stocking your cupboards.


Dinner Diva: Paleo versus primal … what’s the difference?

By now, you all know that I’m a big supporter of the paleo lifestyle. I’ve experienced the benefits myself, so it’s easy for me to get behind this way of eating.


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.


100 pounds and counting: Our secret to losing weight

I could make this short and sweet: the secret to losing weight is to move more and eat less. Funny thing is, it really is that easy. I know, because that’s what I’m doing.


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: 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: Focus on what you CAN have

When people first hear the Dinner Diva’s gone Paleo, they almost always say the same thing: Oh I know this Paleo diet is supposed to be healthy, but I could never give up [bread/potatoes/pasta/corn/dairy/etc.].


Dinner Diva: Make the decision-eat to live

Instead of scrambling and looking for replacements for bread and cereal, try to focus on eating for your best health. Get out of the “live to eat” mindset and adopt the attitude of “eat to live.”


Dinner Diva: Get the family to the table with raclette

The Swiss mastered the art of playing with food a long time ago. It’s the Swiss we have to thank for Fondue. And we also have the Swiss to thank for raclette. Raclette has three different meanings. It can refer to a type of creamy cow’s milk cheese, a type of meal or a cooking method which involves communal cooking at the table.


Dinner Diva: Add a new meat to your dinner plate

There’s a lot more in the way of meat out there than pork, beef and poultry. Venison, bison, rabbit, goat and even alligator are all examples of readily available game meats (in most places).


Dinner Diva: Raising a Paleo Baby

If you are currently expecting a baby, or if you have a baby getting ready to start on solid foods, how I envy you! You have the chance to raise an organic, Part-Time Paleo baby. How fortunate you are!


Dinner Diva: Can you live without the microwave?

I don’t use a microwave, and this has nothing to do with following a Paleo lifestyle. I started avoiding microwaves when I was a new mother.


Dinner Diva: Stock your fridge and pantry for Paleo

When you start looking at Paleo and regular old gluten-free recipes, you may notice that you could stand to do a better job of stocking your cupboards so that you’re not always either running to the market or passing over recipes due to lack of key ingredients.