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I've a been a fan of brussels sprouts for about ten years now. We didn't eat them in Ecuador growing up, so I tried them for the very first time on my first year of college during Thanksgiving in 2005....
Sonoma Chicken Salad

Sonoma Chicken Salad

My honey recently had a blood test done and his results came back showing higher than normal creatinine levels...again. His last few blood tests have shown higher creatinine levels, so things have not gotten better. Such a bummer, especially since he's been...
My husband and I have been having this Blackened Chicken with Avocado and Cucumber Salsa recipe on repeat. We absolutely love it. It's one of those dishes that's got it all; it's great tasting, nutritious, easy to make and very satisfying. I like...
One of my favorite condiments to add to any dish is a fresh, chunky, summer-inspired salsa. I use it to top grilled chicken, pan-fried fish, a juicy stake, or even a breakfast omelette; so much flavor can be added to an...
What is it about summer that attracts us so much toward salads? Is it the constant need we get to feel refreshed when it's so hot outside? Is it because there is a ton of great produce available and it all looks...
I personally know a ton of people who really like bacon, a few people who are OBSESSED with bacon, and just a handful of people who don't like bacon (so strange, right?!) For all of us who do love bacon though, I...
I am totally, fully, completely, one hundred percent, positively obsessed with fish. It is seriously all I want for lunch, dinner and, may I dare say, breakfast. Yup. That's right, I crave fish for breakfast these days. (What?) I have been having my...
I am BEYOND excited about this 29 Paleo Treat Recipes round-up! And you guys are in for a total "treat" today! (Get it, get it?) I have tried every single one of these recipes and I can attest to the fact that they...
There is something about warm weather that makes me want to eat nothing but salads. I crave a light, refreshing, tasty salad more than I crave dark chocolate or black coffee...and that says a LOT. A nice salad hits the spot and keeps...
Happy Mother's Day to all of the beautiful mothers out there! You guys fill our lives with love, kindness, gentleness, wiseness and generosity. I don't know where we would be without you. For real. I've been thinking about my mother...
Don't you just love quality Summertime (or Springtime) BBQ? I know I do! I am a sucker for all things grilled. I mean, seriously, don't these Paleo Chicken Skewers look heavenly? Even if I'm not hungry, I'd pick one of these babies...
Paleo breads are easily the most delicious, scrumptious, and satisfying of treats. They are made with nature's best ingredients, which are nutrient dense and are able to feed your body right. And because these treats are so tasty and so good...
As many as you know, I was born and raised in Quito, Ecuador. At the age of eighteen, I moved to Boise, Idaho to go to school for my bachelors degree. I came to the US with the intention...
Since summer is just around the corner, I wanted to share with you guys a glute workout that is perfect for home, hotel room, or even for the gym.  Having strong glutes is something that can not only give...
I have a super cool announcement today. Are you ready for it? Okay. Here it goes... I came out with my very first Paleo Diet recipes e-Book. Whoop whoop! Apart from being my first e-Book, this e-Book is super special to me because it contains...
Who doesn't crave salads during the Spring and Summer months? I know I do! I love how refreshing and light they feel, how delicious they can be and how easy they are to make! Also, the seasonal produce that is available...
Spring is already here and summer is on the way and so I wanted to give you all a quick 10-Minute workout to help sculpt your arms.  Without delay, here is the workout: Sculpt your arms with this quick workout! ...
I am a sucker for a good waffle. Especially for the kind that make me feel good, that are healthy, that are nutritious, and that are tasty. I know this sounds like a lot to ask for from a...
I love easy. Easy is good. Especially when it has to do with cooking. And for the love of easy, I have a treat for you today: an easy recipe! This Paleo Diet Tuna Salad Recipe is bomb, and you can prepare it in...
I have THE fish recipe for you. It's colorful and flavorful...one of my favorite fish recipes to date! This Paleo Diet Sea Bass in Coconut Sauce recipe is very easy to make, so no matter what your skill level in the...
Ceviche is a very traditional appetizer in Latin America. One more commonly enjoyed on the coast. However, it can be enjoyed anywhere and at any time. In Ecuador, we have a bunch of different kinds of ceviche; ceviches particular to the coast (made with...
I thought that sharing 9 Fun Paleo Diet Recipes for Easter with you guys would be really nice. Especially since Easter Sunday is upon us! I have carefully selected some of the best looking and tasting Easter Paleo recipes out there for you, and I...
This Gluten Free Breakfast Bar Recipe is amazingly delicious! It is not 100% Paleo as it calls for gluten free oats, so if you are very strict Paleo, you’re going to have to skip this recipe (enter sad face here)....
This past weekend was magical. My brother-in-law married his best friend and sweetheart this Saturday, and it was definitely a wedding to remember. There was so much love present that day, not only from the groom towards his bride...
My husband returned home from his brother's bachelor party last night, and he was craving a healthy, tasty, homemade meal that had a good balance of essential macros (protein, carbs and fats). He told me that he ate way...
Yesterday was a fun day! Not only did I get to create and eat these delicious Sweet Vanilla Hemp Protein Waffles (topped with lots of strawberries, coconut cream and honey), but also, I got to see Carly Rae Jepsen in concert! I felt...
I got something very exciting in the mail last week. A package full of Paleo goodies! It was a set of four amazingly delicious Nikki's Coconut Butter jars! Each jar had a very unique and different flavor, and their presentation and...
I have an AMAZING healthy treat for you today! They are the right size, they're sweet, they're moist, they're satisfying and they're straight up delicious! These Coffee Nut Protein Muffins have quickly become one of my favorite Paleo snacks. Since the day I baked them,...
Sweet Tater Smoothie

Sweet Tater Smoothie

This Sweet Tater Smoothie is one of the many smoothie recipes I have in my Paleo Smoothies cookbook! (Do you own a copy yet? If not, what are you waiting for? It's awesome!) Paleo Smoothies is a pretty awesome little cookbook;...
Turkey Thai Lettuce Wraps. They're such a cute and fun way to eat your protein and your veggies! I absolutely love how much flavor is packed in every bite, and how many different textures can be experienced from all of the fun ingredients that...
I thought I'd share one of my favorite easy recipes with you today. My Classic Slow Cooker Pot Roast! I love how this recipe tastes, how nourishing it is, how comforting it is and how easy it is to...
Coconut Dream Bars

Coconut Dream Bars

These Coconut Dream Bars are delicious. Honestly, they are probably one of my favorite Paleo (and vegan) desserts ever. What I love about these little Coconut Dream Bars is that they are not too sweet and they don't feel like a heavy dessert....
Say hello to my Pumpkin Walnut Protein Bars! Boy, are these good. I created this beautiful recipe because first, I was needing a mid-afternoon snack that I could look forward to and enjoy along with a nice cup of coffee, and second, I was...
Paleo Waffle BLT

Paleo Waffle BLT

How does a Paleo Waffle BLT for lunch sound? I think it sounds incredible. This delicious "sandwich" is packed with flavor. The bacon, the avocado, the tomatoes, the mayo...they all go so well together. It's like one big party in your...
Today I have 9 Valentine's Day Paleo recipes for you! Nine gorgeous, delicious, decadent and satisfying recipes that you and your honey can enjoy on a romantic date at home. You could make some of these for a Valentine's Day...
These Pumpkin Pie Spice Paleo Waffles will rock your world. I love waffles, and I have tried my share of waffle recipes...so don't take it lightly when I say these are GOOD. Have you ever had a bad egg-cracking experience?...
Today I have 3 Chia Seed Pudding Recipes for you guys. Not one, but THREE. What I love about these cute chia pudding jars is that you can make them the night before and enjoy them right away the next...
Crepes are a great way to enjoy the moment and indulge. Especially on a day like national love day: Valentine's Day! You can make these yummy Chocolate Banana Paleo Crepes with your loved ones as a fun activity, you can share them...
Mixed Berry Jam

Mixed Berry Jam

I've been using this Mixed Berry Jam recipe almost every day this last week, spreading it on top of Paleo waffles, breads and banana NiceCreams (or as I like to call them, Healthy Bowls). This temporary habit of mine has been wonderfully delicious! I made...
Hope you all had a wonderful weekend, and enjoyed your Super Bowl parties and all of the goodies that were served! This year I kept my Super Bowl food very basic Paleo; I ate tons of sweet potatoes, grilled proteins and delicious salads...
With the Super Bowl coming up TOMORROW, food prepping starts today! I am so excited for the game and I cannot wait to start making all sorts of goodies to enjoy with my family and friends. I'll probably go grocery shopping...
I'm taking a small break from Super Bowl Sunday recipes today, because I want to share one of my current favorite snacks with you. This particular snack recipe is packed with great protein (as one of it's main ingredients is my favorite protein...
Who doesn't love a classic meatball? I crave them at least once a month. Not sure if it's because they're so saucy, so comforting, so packed with protein, so tasty...but there is definitely something about them that draws me to them...
You'll find this Beef and Sweet Potato Crockpot Chili recipe super easy to make and super easy to eat! I think my husband and I finished the whole pot in a matter of 2 days. It is delicious and comforting,...
Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo is a condiment you want to keep in your refrigerator at all times. Reason being: it is so versatile and stupid delicious! You can use it to top proteins (goes really well on top of grilled chicken...
With the Super Bowl coming up in just a few days, I've decided to share some tasty finger foods with you this week. Food is such an important part of Super Bowl Sunday that we all must have a plan...
Pisco Sour

Pisco Sour

Pisco Sour is a very traditional drink in Peru, a neighboring country of the country where I grew up (Ecuador!) The story behind it is that an American bartender, who worked at a popular upscale bar in the early 20's, was...
I have been following a muscle building training program for the last month or so, and apart from heavy lifting, a big part of what will determine my success is my diet. What we eat and the timing of when we eat is huge for these...
It's very easy to cook these days, especially with all the tutorials that people can find on the Internet! All you need are ingredients and a good step-by-step guide, and you can slowly become a better chef. However, if you think...
7 Super Bowl Paleo Recipes

Paleo Nachos

I made you a colorful and large plate of Paleo Nachos today! Isn't it pretty? It's got everything you'd want in a regular nachos plate, minus the cheese. But who needs dairy when you have spicy beef, creamy guacamole,...