Paleo Eats – Product Review

Welcome to the dawn of a new age. An era of great taste and good nutrition fueled by the foods of our ancestors. Made with 100% Paleo ingredients, Paleo Eats is designed to help you live by your genetic code. Evolve back to a better way of living and eating. Experience pure Paleo power with delicious,…

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Honey Peppered Yogurt

It doesn’t take much to create and devour a REAL FOOD little treat. Really, it doesn’t. Simply the best ingredients, the best intentions, and the best in creative ideas. So, mix up your sweet with a little salty, a bunch of creamy, and a hint of spicy pepper! Honey Peppered Yogurt 1 cup plain, full…

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Sweet Apple Grape Paste

How about the absolute perfect pairing for your wine and cheese? …well, why don’t we add to that a handful of nuts and a spoonful of olives. I don’t hear any opposition or complaints. The answer is a Sweet Apple Grape Paste. Super tart apples, tangy lemons, and sweet grapes, are all cooked down together,…

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Apple Cider Vinegar

Just like coconut oil, apple cider vinegar is pretty much the ultimate “cure all” for those of us who subscribe to the health and wellness crunchy lifestyle. No really, many, many, many people (not just the granola-heads) experience tremendous health benefits from the fermented magic. It’s not that is simply makes a great vinaigrette, it truly…

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Apricot Orange Miso Jam

After such sweet success with my Quick Triple Berry Jam, I decided to try out something just a touch more savory. I wanted a bit of the umami flavor of mellow miso to swing softly with the succor of dried fruit and fresh citrus juice. And, I wanted just a touch of red wine. And,…

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Green Chile Meatballs with Polenta Croutons

With the “oh my good god” category success of the last polenta creation, I decided to break out the green chiles and host a southwestern themed dinner tonight. This one was a success too! Green Chile Meatballs with Polenta Croutons Meatballs: 1 lb. ground beef 1/4 cup roasted green chiles, seeded and finely chopped 1/4…

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Ginger Rose Toasted Nuts

This amazing, fragrant and sensual creation may be simply (or rather wordily) defined as ~ the natural sweetness of almonds and the inherent smooth buttery softness of creamy cashews coupling so well with aromatic bouquet essence of rosewater and a spicy punch packed by ginger and amazing salt. Ginger Rose Toasted Nuts 1 cup raw almonds 1 cup…

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Sweet Corn Pesto

Although I don’t eat it often often, I really do love fresh sweet corn. And how true is it that this fruit of the earth is so naturally sweet?!? Fresh of the cob – I mean fresh, these kernels are pure sugar. Perhaps that’s one reason why I’m an infrequent consumer. In any case, the…

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Crockett Creek Beef Jerky – Product Review

This really is the best jerky I’ve ever had. Really. Honestly. Truly. I’ve had some jerky in my day – amidst the years of camping and climbing and hiking – it was my go-to snack.   Beef jerky, turkey jerky, salmon jerky, and even ahi tuna jerky. They’re all pretty much the same. Dry, chewy,…

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