On upleveling food and life…

clean eating my story Sep 03, 2018

I started the Plant Paradox diet pretty spontaneously on the suggestion of a new friend. I couldn’t wait to get started while I listened to the audiobook, hopeful that it would help us heal...

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A Labor Day Birthday BBQ Celebration: Plant Paradox Menu

clean eating my story Aug 31, 2018

This weekend we are celebrating our son’s 14th birthday, Plant Paradox style. We will be hosting 20+ family members and plan to feature lots of delicious food (that they won’t know is...

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Back to School Meal Plan using Plant Paradox Diet

clean eating my story Aug 21, 2018

As we get ready to go back to school, I thought I’d offer a couple of meal plans to help you organize healthy lectin-free meals that your kids will actually eat. As a heads up - these plans...

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Plant Paradox Diet: Phase 3 Update

clean eating my story Jul 16, 2018

Our family is starting week 18 on the diet and we are feeling great. I’ve lost ~20 lbs and I threw away my heartburn medicine, which was my primary motivation. My headaches are less frequent...

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Plant Paradox Diet: Week 5 Wrap-up

clean eating my story Apr 24, 2018

Today marks the end of our fifth week on the diet, and I have to say things are getting easier now that our pantry is stocked and I know what to buy at each store. While it still feels like a lot...

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Plant Paradox Diet: Week 2 Wrap-up

clean eating my story Apr 11, 2018

Our family just finished the second week of Phase 2 on the Plant Paradox Diet and are feeling really good. We’ve been surprised by how far we’ve been able to push this diet for...

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The Plant Paradox Diet: Week 1 Wrap-up

clean eating my story Apr 02, 2018

A little over a week ago we started a new diet fairly spontaneously. I was talking to a friend about some health concerns I had and she recommended I read the Plant Paradox, that it might be...

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Paleo in Paradise

clean eating my story Jul 23, 2013

This summer we took our dream family vacation to Hawaii to regroup and it was everything we hoped it would be.  This time around we made a commitment to eat paleo for the entire two weeks...

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Holy Cow - We did it! 100% clean Thanksgiving

clean eating Nov 21, 2012

We made a quick Thanksgiving meal today that was 100% paleo and SCD friendly. For some reason, I can't believe it. The past couple of years we have modified our favorite dishes to be gluten-free or...

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SCD Intro diet

clean eating Sep 08, 2012

I started the Simple Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) this week and WOWZERS! - I wasn't prepared for how difficult it would be. If you want to heal your digestive track, cure chronic heartburn, or even...

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