Podcast Episode #285: Healthy Snack Ideas

Topics News and updates from Diane & Liz [2:05] Something I'm digging this week: new baby line from Beautycounter and Primally Pure [4:14] Healthy Paleo Snacks [6:47] Our favorite snacks [13:11] Grab and go snacks [22:55] Let's talk about nachos [26:56] Talking about jerky [35:09] Drinks [37:45] ; Subscribe to Real Food Liz!  Subscribe to DianeSanfilippo.com The episodes are also ... Read More The post Podcast Episode #285: Healthy Snack Read more

Low Carb Cranberry Walnut Coffee Cake

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Can we all just take a moment to appreciate how awesome cake for breakfast is?  And when you don’t have to feel guilty about it – even better!  This low carb Cranberry Walnut Coffee Cake is my new morning BFF.     I literally ate the last piece of this cranberry cake with my coffee... Read More » The post Low Carb Cranberry Walnut Coffee Cake appeared first on I Breathe I'm Hungry. SOURCE: I Breathe I'm Hungry - Read entire Read more

Smoky Tuna Pickle Boats – Low Carb & Gluten Free

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These smoky tuna pickle boats are the perfect keto friendly after school snack, or they even make a great low carb lunch on the go option – no fork required!  Not a fan of pickles?  You can use small cucumbers instead!      In other news, we spent a week in the Cayo region of Belize... Read More » The post Smoky Tuna Pickle Boats – Low Carb & Gluten Free appeared first on I Breathe I'm Hungry. SOURCE: I Breathe I'm Read more

Food I Want to Make and Books I Want to Read

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Best Ever BarsLow Carb Zucchini BreadHm. Just realized those are dessert-ish. Sorry.Pineapple + Chimichurri + Guacamole? With plantain chips. I'd give that a shot.Books on my short reading list:All the Light We Cannot SeeYou'll Grow Out of ItFalling Free(affiliate links)Not sure if I'll get to them soon as I really don't have time for them right now, need to be reading textbooks.Oh, and some other random stuff-Someone please tell me why 1st Read more

Coconut Pecan Chia Pudding

Chia seeds are high in protein and antioxidants, but they also have the unique ability to turn your favorite non-dairy milk into a thick and rich tasting pudding. When combined with a bit of honey and vanilla, and topped with crunchy pecans and coconut, it turns into a healthy snack that’s filling and delicious. It’s easy to prepare the night before in a mason jar, and then you can just grab and go! The post Coconut Pecan Chia Pudding appeared Read more

Bacon and Tomato Sweet Potato Bites

If you’re looking for a quick and easy snack that hits the perfect combination of sweet, salty, and savory, this is it. Charred sweet potatoes, sweet and juicy cherry tomatoes, and thick cut bacon are the perfect compliment to each other. The post Bacon and Tomato Sweet Potato Bites appeared first on Paleo Plan. SOURCE: Paleo Plan - Read entire story here. Read more


Hellooooooooooooooo! (Mrs. Doubtfire style)I am back from a 3 week blogging hiatus due to a change in school schedule (3 week clinical assignment)...Having brand new daily routine sure messes with me. It was actually really good once I got used to it, but of course, now that I got used to it, it's back to normal! That's life I guess.Last week the kids were at their grandparents' house and so I bought lots of fresh asparagus because it was on sale Read more

Ginger Turmeric Smoothie

Winter doesn’t seem like smoothie weather, but when you use the right ingredients, it can be. This smoothie is the right combination of sweet, tart, and spicy and combines all the ingredients of your favorite warm winter tea into a easy to drink version perfect for a quick energizing breakfast. Turmeric, the bright yellow spice found in curry, is a super food in its own right and can help boost brain power, prevent joint pain, and fight off Read more

Primal Challenge Day 2

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I think I'm going to do most measurements weekly rather than daily, but I will track my weight daily.weight: 135 lbs (-1.4)breakfast: nonelunch:salad - escarole, radicchio, endive, carrots, celery, cucumbers, bacon, balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oiltopped with leftover steak from last night's dinnerroasted unsalted almondsprimal limeade - water, lime juice, steviasnack:chai - coconut chai teabag, heavy cream, steviahomemade beef jerky1 oz Read more

Egg & Alfalfa Salad

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sprouts are a raw, live food….which basically makes them super-healthy Hubs recently dug out his ancient, but still functional, sprouter. Cue broccoli sprouts, mung bean sprouts, lentil sprouts and alfalfa….lots of alfalfa. While he has no problem eating them raw, I’m a bit more reticent – they’re too grassy/spicy/bleurgh for my fussy tastebuds. So this egg salad was the perfect vehicle. They are a nice replacement Read more

Maple Bacon Wrapped Peaches

With only three ingredients, you can whip up a snack that is the perfect combination of sweet and salty. This recipe is a great way of using up the tail end of your summer peaches as you move into fall. The post Maple Bacon Wrapped Peaches appeared first on Paleo Plan. SOURCE: Paleo Plan - Read entire story here. Read more

Chili Lime Broiled Avocado

Avocados are loaded with good fats and other vitamins and minerals, but they aren’t just for guacamole! This recipe takes only a few minutes and makes a luscious snack you can eat any time of the day. It’s sweet and spicy, but best of all, super healthy! The post Chili Lime Broiled Avocado appeared first on Paleo Plan. SOURCE: Paleo Plan - Read entire story here. Read more

Paleo Snacks: A Paleo Snack Cookbook Full of Healthy Paleo Snack Foods

Are you too busy to eat healthfully? Do you surrender your diet to a bag of potato chips or a chocolate chip cookie when you're hungry and on the go?  Whether traveling, at work, or at the gym, Paleo Snacks: A Paleo Snack Cookbook Full of Healthy Paleo Snack Foods provides delicious Paleo treats for those long, tempting stretches between meals.  Paleo Snacks is the easy answer to all those moments of weakness. In Paleo Snacks you'll discover: Read more

Top 5 Paleo Super Bowl Snacks

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While the Super Bowl is know as an all-American day of football. It is just as known for a feast of sinful goodies that you munch on for the many hours of game play. Don't let this holiday get you off track. These 5 recipes will be a touchdown for Paleo and non-Paleo guests alike!For even more fabulous football food ideas, get a copy of Paleo Happy Hour! in the back of the book I feature a party menu called the "Football Feast"!Here are my top 5 Read more

Paleo Coco-Apple Cookies

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Have I told you that I have an apple tree? It lives on my front yard. Small children come and steal apples from it as I stare out at them in excitement that I can provide fresh food for the neighbourhood. I try not to look creepy, but something tells me that peering out from behind a curtain inside the house is not the way to go about this. Don't leave now! I have something yummy to share! SOURCE: Against the Grain Nutrition - Read entire Read more

Week End Ramblings

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my daughter was thrilled to find a tiger lily on the same day she was watching the movie Peter Pan(that's the princess's name in case you didn't know)Thursday:It might be a 2 cups of coffee kind of day. Or not. Maybe a nap instead. Yeah, right, I think my kids will prohibit that.The dark rain makes me just want to curl up with a good book.A nice contrast once in awhile in the normally sunny summer.I'm reading Eat the Yolks right now. (affiliate Read more

Groceries + Weekly Menu

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Goodmorning! I love sleep.I took an excursion with the kiddos this weekend to do some shopping at the new-to-me Aldi and Costco on this side of town. Tax on food is cheaper here, yay! Of course, both stores were humming on a Saturday.On the left, $43.25 at Aldi. On the right, $75.93 at Costco. I'll probably pick up a few more things mid-week.forgive my hasty photo. didn't realize it was blurry until later.As you can see, I bought some Read more

The Paleo Diet Cookbook: More Than 150 Recipes for Paleo Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners, Snacks, and Beverages

Dr. Loren Cordain's The Paleo Diet has helped thousands of people lose weight, keep it off, and learn how to eat for good health by following the diet of our Paleolithic ancestors and eating the foods we were genetically designed to eat. Now this revolutionary cookbook gives you more than 150 satisfying recipes packed with great flavors, variety, and nutrition to help you enjoy the benefits of eating the Paleo way every day. Based on the Read more