Roasted sweet potatoes

Roasted Yams

Roasted yams, or sweet potatoes, meet all the criteria of a safe starch. They have a high micronutrient content and are full of both soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber feeds the healthy gut bacteria and slows the absorption of carbohydrates which helps moderate blood sugar…

Vegetable sauté

Vegetable Sauté

Vegetable sauté is a great way to fill up on vegetables. Pick a vegetable (or 2 or 5) and a safe starch, sauté them in your cooking fat of choice, top with a couple of fried eggs and voilà – you have the quintessential nutrient-dense, whole-food meal.  It’s simple, delicious, and…

Paleo Granola

Paleo Granola

Paleo granola makes for a delicious, moderately sweet breakfast that sticks to all the principles of a nutrient-dense, whole-food diet. Try it with whole milk grass-fed plain yogurt, chia seed pudding, almond milk, or on top of a homemade smoothie bowl. Paleo granola…

Slow-Cooked Pulled Pork

Slow-Cooked Pulled Pork

Slow-cooked pulled pork is a simple and delicious source of protein.  Its great straight out of the oven and just as good as leftovers. It also lends well to variety, which is helpful for those of us who don’t love eating the exact same thing multiple meals in a row. This pulled pork…