Paleo Pumpkin Pie

Full of pumpkin, spice, and everything nice, this paleo pumpkin pie packs all the nostalgia of the classic holiday treat without any of the guilt or post-cheat bloat. This recipe meets all of the requirements of a paleo diet as it is grain, dairy, and refined sugar-free.

Paleo banana bread is a delicious baked treat

Paleo Banana Bread

Paleo Banana Bread When it’s cold and wet outside there is nothing I love more than to curl up with a good book… or some new research articles! But the cherry on top is a cup of tea and a freshly baked treat. Paleo banana bread is a great excuse to get your oven cranking.…

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…

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.