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…

Nutrient-Dense, Whole-Food Diet Part 2

Nutrient-Dense, Whole-Food Diet Part 2: Consume in Moderation

The general rule for deciding which foods belong on this list is to limit food that has no nutritional benefit aside from calories. While these foods may not be directly harmful, consuming them in large quantities instead of more nutrient-dense options limits the amount and diversity of micronutrients, phytonutrients, fatty acids, and amino acids you consume.