Recipe: Insalata Caprese

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This post is sponsored by the Paleo Recipe Generator, which features over 700 Paleo recipes personalized to meet your unique needs. This simply traditional appetizer can double as a snack anytime, and is perfect during the hot summer months. Type of dish: Snack, Salad Equipment: Knife and Cutting Board Ingredients: 3 large tomatoes, sliced into ¼ inch slices 1 ball mozzarella, cut into ¼ inch slices 1 packed cup fresh basil leaves good quality olive… Read More

Recipe: Simple Mustard

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This post is sponsored by the Paleo Recipe Generator, which features over 700 Paleo recipes personalized to meet your unique needs. You can either make simple mustard from mustard powder with a mixing bowl, mustard seeds with a grinder, or a combination of the two. Type of dish: Condiment Equipment: Mixing Bowl Servings: 1 Ingredients: 2 TB dry mustard powder 1 TB water apple cider vinegar to taste Directions: To make the simplest homemade mustard, mix equal… Read More

Get Your Period Back: 5 Tips For Recovering From Post Birth Control Syndrome

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This is a guest post by Laura Schoenfeld, a Registered Dietitian with a Master’s degree in Public Health, and staff nutritionist and content manager for ChrisKresser.com. You can learn more about Laura by checking out her popular blog or visiting her on Facebook. One of the downsides of using “the Pill” is that many times it’s hard to get back to a normal menstrual cycle once you stop taking it. Some of my young female clients in their 20s and 30s who were… Read More

Recipe: Sweet and Sour Chicken and Coconut Soup

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This guest recipe is by Sarah Fragoso of Everyday Paleo, author of 5 national best selling books and co-owner of Everyday Paleo Lifestyle and Fitness. The following recipe is from Sarah’s latest book Everyday Paleo Thai Cuisine. Sarah and her family spent several weeks in Thailand cooking with numerous chefs and home cooks throughout the country in order to learn the true art of authentic Thai cuisine and culture. In Everyday Paleo Thai Cuisine, Sarah… Read More

How (and Why) To Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally

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High blood pressure, or hypertension, is the most important risk factor for premature death, accounting for half of all deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and 13.5 percent of all deaths each year. It affects 26 percent of the population worldwide, and one-third of the population in the U.S. Nine in ten Americans are expected to develop high blood pressure by the age of sixty-five. With this in mind, it’s no exaggeration to suggest that keeping… Read More

Recipe: Crispy Nuts

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This post is sponsored by the Paleo Recipe Generator, which features over 700 Paleo recipes personalized to meet your unique needs. Preparing nuts properly helps make them more nutritious. Type of dish: Snack Equipment: Baking Sheet Oven Temp: 120-150°F/50-65°C/Gas – ; 170°F/77°C/Gas Servings: Makes Approximately 12 Servings Ingredients: 4 cups pecans, almonds, walnuts (you can use macadamias, pine nuts, and cashews, too, and these need less soaking…only 6 hours or overnight) 1 TB sea salt… Read More