My Paleo Life

Portrait of a Food Meltdown: Even Acupuncturists Need to Find Ways to Keep Keepin’ on, When Eating Healthy Feels Too Overwhelming

August 6, 2016

A couple weeks ago, I had one of those moments that as an acupuncturist, I’m usually coaching my patients through: a total food meltdown. Because I so often hear my patients experience them when they’re trying to completely overhaul their entire way of eating, after I was through it (and thinking clearly) I knew what […]

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How to Make “Paleo Bread” that’s just Veggie & Protein, Without Unhealthy Gluten-Free Substitutes

March 11, 2014

What do YOU think this is? Looks like bread… Tastes like bread… Feels like bread… It’s not bread! No gluten, no unhealthy substitutes like potato or corn starch. No grains at all. Paleo Bread It’s actually just sweet potatoes with eggs. That’s practically it! All I added were some sunflower seeds and flax seeds sprinkled […]

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Another Acupuncture Paleo Practitioner Approved, Amazingly Yummy and Filling Non-grain “bun/pancake” Recipe, Perfectly Balancing for Cold Winter Months

January 21, 2014

  Paleo hamburger bun As an acupuncture paleo practitioner (I made that term up) :-), I’m always excited when I come across a recipe that’s both fabulous and medicinal, according to Chinese medicine’s nutrition principles. Well I just stumbled upon another recipe that I’ve gone crazy over and have to share, for so many reasons. […]

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