Category Archive: Functional foods

Jun 02

Recommended Grocery List

If we fail to plan, we plan to fail. Eating healthy begins with a good grocery list and having an idea of what meals to make for the week ahead. More tips and advice below. Produce – focusing on seasonal produce and organic if possible Veggies – lots and lots! Sweet potatoes – great for sweet potato …

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Apr 07

Do You Know What’s in Season Right Now?

Back in the day, we could all probably answer this question within seconds, but with recent technology, communication and travel advances, our food is making it to our neighborhood grocery store, from around the world. So who knows if I would naturally be eating bing cherries right now? One way to tell, is of course, …

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Oct 22

Top 10 Reasons to See a Paleo Registered Dietitian

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics posted an article, “Top 10 Reasons to Visit an RD,” and it inspired me to repost similar content but outline why a Paleo Registered Dietitian can suit your needs. A trusted health care professional can serve as an integral liaison in helping you make change for a healthy lifestyle. …

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Sep 19

A Day (Diet) In the Life of Kelly

It has been awhile since I have posted my daily food intake and since moving my food options have varied be remain to be primal choices. Enjoy this observation and let me know if you have any questions. Brekkie Paleo pancakes – 2 free range eggs, lots of cinnamon, Himalayan sea salt, tablespoon or so of coconut …

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Apr 01

My Hypoglycemia Go-To

As someone with type 1 diabetes and always on the go for work and fitness, I need to be armed with something to deal with low blood sugars (hypoglycemia). My go-to item to have in my hand bag are raisins. They are small enough you can judge just the right amount you need to lift …

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Feb 21

Food For Thought: Himalayan Crystal Salt

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Do you take a multivitamin? If so, would you be willing to swap it for something more natural and perhaps cheaper? When eating a paleo or primal diet, there is little room for processed foods thus a low intake of sodium. Plus the hard cold facts on the idea of consuming salt/sodium is bad for …

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Jan 27

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice…

Banana! Frozen banana, melted dark chocolate and homemade macadamia nut butter. Heavenly, and gluten free and dairy free. Give it a whirl, it is amazing. Cheers to you and good health!

Jan 20

What? That is Breakfast?

Have you ever put strawberries in an omelette? Have you ever put fruit in your eggs? I know, I know. Sometimes I surprise myself with what I eat… This morning and for the past week or so, I have come up with something pretty creative in the kitchen. Anyone willing to give it a try? …

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Dec 11

Sunday Sessions & Food Log

Sundays are so homey. Do you agree? It’s a day for personal time, preparation for the week and to reminisce on what took place in the last few days. Most Sundays, especially when the weather agrees, I go on a run or walk or head to the gym, think of what’s on for the next 5 days and what …

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Nov 16

Food for Thought: Seaweed

Do you ever come across the situation of going for sushi, buying sashimi (nice option to avoid rice) and still desire something else to fill your plate and appetite? If you can relate to the above occasion or have an interest in knowing the awesome health benefits of seaweed, keep reading. Nutrients Composition: vitamins A (beta carotene) …

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