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...
I just saw two of my really good friends from college this past Friday. We haven't seen each other for a little over two months and we needed to change that, so we planned a date night in a matter of...
It’s right at the end of summer when I start craving cozy fireplaces, chunky sweaters, cooler temperatures and ALL-THINGS-PUMPKIN. Yup. I am one of those people who shamelessly loves to make pumpkin everything during the fall months…breads, cookies, muffins, soups,...
Let me start by saying that I have never craved chocolate so much my life as I did while doing research for this Paleo brownie blog post. GIMMIE ALL THE CHOCOLATE! I’ve been crawling the web non-stop in search for...
Okay. This Strawberry Poppy Seed Paleo Bread is going to blow your socks off. Not kidding! I am adding it to my Top Five Favorite Paleo Treats list because that's how GOOD it is! #iminlove I have a set of must-haves when it comes...
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...
The fudgiest of Paleo brownies have made their entrance to the world. Ta-daaaa! Little in life is better than this recipe. I seriously could have these brownies as the only treat I ever get to have for the rest of my life. That's...
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 love eggs. They are a great source of protein, they're very nourishing, versatile and straight up delicious. However, sometimes, they are the last thing I want to have for breakfast. It's just a fact. And when that happens, I like...
Now that the days are nice and HOT I love, love, love being out and about (it was 98 degrees Fahrenheit in Boise yesterday...what!?). I especially like taking short trips to Whole Foods and Trader Joe's, which are only about two minutes...
I have a dirty chai latte lover at home. And I love it! This man is a total sucker for crafted coffee beverages, those that are a bit sweet and a bit spicy (which, coincidentally, is his wife's personality description...
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...
Want to build great-looking shoulders? These 6 exercises can help you achieve your goal! Most of us don’t look forward to shoulder day; at least not as much as we do to training other muscle groups, like chest, for example....
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...
I have another incredibly delicious Paleo-approved smoothie recipe for you guys today! This one is super trendy (because of one of it's sweet ingredients), it's colorful and it's packed with great nutrition. It is also one of the recipes found...
How about a smoothie treat? One that is delicious, refreshing and nutritious! This Paleo Blueberry Goodness Smoothie recipe is a total winner; it can help you re-energize when you're needing an energy boost, help your muscles recover from a strenuous workout, and improve...
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...
This Wake Up to Watermelon Smoothie is one of the one hundred and fifty recipes I have in my Paleo Smoothies cookbook! I am sharing it with you today, because the weather getting warmer and I just saw watermelons being sold...
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...
Tight hips can be a major bummer when you are trying to be active or live a healthy lifestyle.  They are downright debilitating!  Go too long with tight hips and you could effect your longterm health, as your body...
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...
I've prepared a quick paleo diet guide for your enjoyment! First off, I don't like to consider Paleo an actual "diet",  I see it as more of a lifestyle. This paleo diet guide is going to show you the basics...
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 Paleo Dark Chocolate Mint Mocha recipe is my new favorite drink. It's the kind of drink that provides comfort and satisfies the soul. Sipping on it, while enjoying a quiet moment at home, is a true moment of treasure…so...
Paleo Diet Snack Recipes, YUM! Sometimes we need a delicious snack, and we need it right away. All too often, we reach for unhealthy items in our pantries or forget about the diets we are supposed to be sticking to. With the little time we have...
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...
If you follow me on Instagram, you've probably seen pictures that showcase Nikki's Coconut Butters products. I am seriously obsessed with her coconut butters. Truly, I am. I eat those butters by the spoonful, eat them along with fruit (mostly bananas...
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...
Let's talk about these Deconstructed Cheesecake Bites for a second. I am in love with them. They are so darn cute. They're the perfect size for those days when all we want is ONE little bite. Not the whole piece. Not even a...
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...
Oil Pulling

Oil Pulling

I’m going to let you in on a little health secret of mine...my morning routine! When I tell you what I do, you may think it’s interesting (and you may want to do it too!)…or you may think it’s totally weird...
This is no regular carrot cake recipe. This is a super special carrot cake recipe for two reasons: one, it has CHEESECAKE layers (whaaaaa?), and two, it was developed for a friend's 30th birthday celebration (his very favorite dessert is...
A few weeks ago I was asked by the cavemandietblog.com to share my number one tip on how to get started on the Paleo Diet. They were compiling a bunch of tips from different Paleo bloggers and experts on this,...
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 branding...
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,...
These Pumpkin Chocolate Swirl Bars are such a treat! I made these for my honey on Valentine's Day, and he absolutely adored them. The plan was to eat a few that day, and then just keep the rest in the freezer for...
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...