Holiday Gift Guide 2017

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Once again, ’tis the season for rampant consumerism! Yes, it’s time to brighten your loved one’s faces by giving them awesome stuff. And with my annual holiday gift guide, you’ll find gifts that fit both your budget AND your buddies’ tastes—that is, assuming they love exactly the same things that I do. Plus, with the space-age techno-power of online shopping, you don’t even have to leave the comfort of your couch to do so! Just like every year, Read more

New House! Home Improvements Part 1, Kitchen & Family Room

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Last month a dream of ours came true: to buy a house here in Southern California, Murrieta to be exact. After really falling in love with this area we decided to stay here, and a couple years back we began dreaming of home ownership. I’m beyond grateful that, due to a very unexpected turn of events, this September we were able to make an offer on a house, which was accepted. We were absolutely giddy when our realtor showed us this house Read more

Dispelling The Lies: The new film featuring the Ethical Omnivore perspective.

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Hey folks! Quite a number of people indicated they were interested in supporting future film projects which take a contrarian view of health and sustainability compared to films such as What the Health. To say these topics are controversial and emotional is about as understated as saying “the surface of the sun is hot.” This post is primarily about the proposed film “Dispelling The Lies” but please keep an eye open for a Read more

Nom Nom Paleo + Whole Foods in the Northeast!

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Spotted in NYC’s Upper East Side Whole Foods Market! When I partnered with Whole Foods Market in the NorCal region in August to help folks go Paleo, the questions started pouring in: When would my Nom Nom Paleo Picks start popping up in other Whole Foods locations around the country? Well, I don’t know (yet!) about other parts of the U.S., but starting last week, our cartoon family has invaded all the stores in Whole Foods’ Northeast region, Read more

Ready for Another Whole Foods Takeover?

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I’ve been on the road, touring the continent for a solid 5 weeks now, and I’ve loved it more than I anticipated. It’s been amazing to meet all of the Nomsters who showed up to support the launch of our new cookbook, Ready or Not!, and despite my introverted nature, I’ve had a blast getting to hear your stories and kitchen triumphs—and to give you hugs in person, too. That said, one of the things I’ve missed out on (besides family time with Henry Read more

Gratitude (+ Ready or Not! Shopping Lists)

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Holy smokes. I can’t even begin to describe the past couple of weeks. As many of you know, since August 1, I’ve been on my Ready or Not! cookbook tour, and in just the last 14 days, I’ve made pitstops in Oregon, Washington, Colorado, Minnesota, Illinois, Ontario, and now, New York. Until a few days ago, Henry and the boys accompanied me, dutifully lugging suitcases full of Nom Nom Paleo swag wherever we went. (Don’t worry—we built in enough time Read more

Ready or Not! Nom Nom Paleo

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I have a confession to make. Turns out writing a cookbook a year for 6 years reeeeeeally burns you out on cooking. I don’t want to cook. Like very badly. So I stopped. I bought rotisserie chicken and salad, and had my husband and kids make dinner (hey, they kinda owed me after over a decade, amIright?!). Some nights I struuuuugle, but manage to bring myself to cook. It’s been a huge challenge. Then my friend, Michelle sent me her new Read more

Ready or Not, Our New Cookbook is Here!

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Hey, everybody: Our new Ready or Not! cookbook launches today! If you’ve been living under a rock and haven’t heard about our brand-spankin’ new book, go read this blog post first, and then head back over here. All caught up? Good! As you loyal Nomsters know, Henry and I threw ourselves into creating Ready or Not! to help make healthy home cooking a breeze, no matter if there’s time to prepare or just minutes to spare. Whether you’re a Read more

Ready or Not: Our New Cookbook! (+Preorder Bonuses & Book Tour!)

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I’m not a patient person. I try not to power off my computer ’cause it takes too long to boot up again. Can’t stand bumper-to-bumper traffic, long grocery checkout lines, or extended commercial breaks. And I’ll always choose pressure cookers over slow cookers. So after three solid years of carefully crafting our new cookbook and keeping it under wraps, you can imagine how antsy I’ve been to blab about it to you. Our publisher had advised us to Read more

Ready or Not! 2018 Wall Calendar

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I know that many of my loyal Nomsters have already preordered our upcoming cookbook, Ready or Not!—and to you, we want to say THANK YOU—you kick butt! (Also: Don’t forget to nab your exclusive preorder thank you gifts!) Yes, we know that Ready or Not!’s August 1 publication date is still weeks away, and you’re sick of waiting. But here’s a bit of exciting news to tide you over: Our Ready or Not! 2018 companion wall calendar is coming out on July Read more

Podcast Episode 19: Ready or Not!

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Podcast: Play in new window (right click to download the episode) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSS Episode 19: Ready or Not! We’re back! Yeah, I know it’s been over two months since our last podcast, but we think you’ll really dig this hour-long episode packed with juicy details about my favorite Hawaiian-inspired summer dish, our exciting new cookbook, volunteering with the family at the food bank, and my favorite green Read more

Podcast Episode 18: Wonton Fever!

Podcast: Play in new window (right click to download the episode) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | Stitcher | RSS Episode 18: Wonton Fever! Aiya! Did you miss our mellifluous voices? By popular demand, our whole family is back behind the microphones (set up around our dining room table) for the start of Season 2 of our podcast! It’s been over a year(!) since we last released an episode of our podcast—and one of our voices is now unrecognizable. Read more

Turn your passion, into your career!

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; I am a cookbook author, I’ve worked for fortune 500 companies, as well as non-profit organizations. I can honestly say that being a Beautycounter consultant is the most rewarding and exciting job I’ve ever had! It is one of the few jobs where you are financially rewarded, while making a significant social impact! Before […] The post Turn your passion, into your career! appeared first on Rubies & Radishes. SOURCE: Rubies & Read more

Update on Ashley

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It’s been a while guys. I don’t think I’ve done a dedicated Ashley update post since January, 2015. (Read all my posts on sweet Ashley HERE.) Of course, I’ve frequently talked about her progress in the chit-chat of recipe posts, but it’s not the same thing as a dedicated post. And as I was working on your cookie kits today, I said to Andy, “I feel inspired to do an update on Ashley.” So Andy offered to Read more

Site Setup Checklist

Creating a site under awcnet Settings/media set pics to thumb=150, medium=600, large=1200 SOURCE: Agile WebCraft Network - Read entire story here. Read more

PaleOMG Uncensored Podcast: Episode 12 – How I Create Content For My Site

I was recently asked multiple questions about how I come up with content on the website, how I stay creative with recipes, and how I keep it fresh. So I’m talking all about that today and answering many of your questions, as well! And if you’ve been waiting for podcast episodes to be transcribed, you can read episodes 1-6 right now! Just click here to search the first six episodes. And I should have the next 6 transcribed in a week or Read more

Wired To Eat: Coming Soon!

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Hey folks! It’s been a long time in the making (or has felt like it to me anyway) but we are getting closer to the release of my second book, Wired to Eat! The official release date is March 21, 2017 but since we are close to finalizing the cover and a few other details I thought I’d do a quick post to let you know where this project is. What is Wired to Eat? In the past ten plus years of working with people and helping them to change their Read more

PaleOMG Uncensored Podcast: Episode 13 – Finding Your Own Confidence

Happy Saturday! I hope your weekend is absolutely lovely and not painfully cold like it’s going to be here in Colorado. I’m so not into it. And don’t tell me not to complain – I’m a Colorado native, I earned my complaints! Anywho, let’s talk about confidence. I thought this was a great topic to go over because it’s something that I struggled with for a long time. About 23+ years. And working in a gym and Read more

When and Why To Use Accommodating Resistance to Get Stronger

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Written by: Kevin Cann The use of accommodating resistance was made popular by Louie Simmons of Westside Barbell. Now a days accommodating resistance is not only used by powerlifters, but by high school and college strength and conditioning programs, as well as the general public. When I was an intern at Harvard University, many of the coaches used bands and chains in their programs. You definitely do not need to use bands and chains to get Read more

Cyber Monday – Instant Pot Special Discount Deals

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click photo for sale prices Today and tomorrow only, there are a couple of amazing Instant Pot deals to take advantage of! The 5-Quart Instant Pot IP-LUX50 5-Quart model is only $49 !!!! This is the older model, lacks the yogurt, low-pressure and lid-holding features, yet if you just want the pressure and slow cookers, $49 is an absolute steal. Click here for the sale price. Now the 6-Quart 7-in-1 Instant Pot IP-DUO60 is on sale as well for Read more