Eating for Multiple Sclerosis

Eating for Multiple Sclerosis When we think about treating MS, food isn’t usually the first thing to pop into many people’s minds. Medication usually comes first, then maybe exercise, then possibly stress reduction techniques. But what if I told you that what is on the end of your fork will have a drastic impact on how you feel? So what …

PainFreePaleo is here!

What is included in the guide? Paleo Protein and Snack Bars Quick options for when you need a pick-me-up! Paleo Protein Powders Need more protein in your life? Here are some great options! Paleo Sweets and Treats Want a sweet treat? I’ve got you covered! Paleo No Cook Meal Options and 5 Minute Meal Ideas Life in the way? Not …

Paleo: The Who, What and Why?

Paleolithic Diet: also called the paleo diet, caveman diet or stone-age diet. is based mainly on foods presumed to be available to paleolithic humans.[2] It includes vegetables, fruits, nuts, roots, meat, and organ meats[2] while excluding foods such as dairy products, grains, sugar, legumes, processed oils, salt, and alcohol or coffee.[1] **Taken from Wikipedia** The Paleo Diet, or lifestyle (that’s …

Veggie Fries! (Paleo, AIP)

These have been a staple in my dinners as of late. The hubby has been LOVING them as have I. I’ve been using all color carrots, parsnips and sweet potatoes, but any starchy-ish veggie will really do. The only one that requires a different preparation is yucca, so DON’T try this recipe with yucca (taro, cassava). Capeesh? What you need: …

How Not to Mess Up Your Future Kids, and Other Tips.

One of the most interesting things I heard about recently happened to be learned while I was at Paleo F(x). I’m sure you’re stunned, right? While listening to the Express Yourself Panel discussion (all about genes vs. epigenetics) the idea that epigenetic changes that occur in our bodies now, can contribute to genetic changes in our children. That’s mind blowing …

Paleo F(x) Part 3: Sunday and Reflections

The last installment of my Paleo F(x) journey! In all its glory….. Sunday was a much more low-key day. I had several people to meet up with and only one session to attend. The rest of the time I got to BUY ALL THE THINGS and EAT ALL THE FOOD. The one session I did attend on Sunday was by …

Paleo F(x) Part 1: Friday

My reflection on Paleo F(x) turned out to be quite the reflection! It will be given to you in 3 parts. Here is part 1! Paleo F(x). What a weekend that was. I entered feeling nervous, excited and unsure of what was ahead. I left feeling energized, inspired and more sure of my direction than ever before (more about that …

AIP Meatballs!

I made these meatballs for the Paleo Potluck I attended a few weeks ago at my CrossFit gym. I loved them, even my sister who usually does not imbibe in my “crazy healthy food” loved them too. I took that as the ultimate supremo sign of approval, if she likes them, anyone will like them! Use these as an easy make ahead …

AIP and Me. Why I Started and My First 3 Months.

AIP and Me. Why I Started and My First 3 Months. I felt like crap everyday. I decided I had to do it. I needed to do it! I deserved better than this! Right? I didn’t want the weird, squirmy feelings going up and down my legs anymore. I didn’t want my legs to become tingly and numb. I didn’t want …

AIP (Autoimmune Protocol/Paleo) 101- What it is

The Autoimmune Protocol, Autoimmune Paleo or simply known to most as AIP, is a type of elimination diet that helps heal the immune system, when it has gone rogue and started to hurt our own bodies. It can be helpful for all types of autoimmune (or inflammatory) issues. Autoimmunity is where your body does not know the difference between the …