Why I Quit The Paleo Diet After 1 Year: A Woman’s Perspective

These are the 20 reasons why my husband and I quit the Paleo diet exactly a year ago. I’m grateful to it for showing me the beauty of whole foods, but it has also damaged my body pretty bad. As time passed, my thoughts crystallized and I was able to work out the best kind […]

10 Reasons Why I Don’t Agree With A Strict Paleo Diet

I guess I should first define what I consider a strict Paleo diet. It would not include things like dairy, grains, legumes, lentils, potatoes, and of course all the processed foods and sugar. It would also be reasonably low-carb, somewhere around 50-100g of carbohydrates a day. I guess most traditional Paleo followers would fall within […]

Rethinking the Paleo Diet, Magnesium Deficiency and Why Being Fanatical Isn’t Good

A heart-to-heart about my recent doubts, thoughts and just generally opening up. I hope you’ll not be disappointed!

Salad Your Way to Acne Free Skin! – Benefits, Nutritional Facts and My Favourite Recipe

What would you say if I told you that salad could help you achieve acne free skin? I attribute a huge chunk of my success in clearing acne to eating a lot of salads. I love the way it makes me feel – satiated but light, clean, happy, energized…And there are so many different variations of ingredients and dressings – even the pickiest eater can find something they like.

Causes of Acne – How To Get Rid of Acne Series

According to Medical News Today, “three quarters of 11 to 30 year olds will get acne at some time”. That’s a terrifying number. What are we doing so terribly wrong? Many things. In fact, most things. Let me explain why.

Chicken Drumsticks with Vegetables – Easy Paleo Recipe

I’m always on the lookout for quick and easy Paleo recipes. Who isn’t? One evening, I opened my fridge, took stock of what I had, and decided to improvise a bit. I was so happy with the end result that I decided to share it with all of you! As drumsticks are generally cheaper than chicken thighs or any other meat, this is a great meal if you are on a budget. It’s also so easy to prepare that even a total beginner can prepare it and show off their cooking skills to the whole world.

Cupboard Essentials – The Paleo / Primal Diet #2

Ever wonder what’s inside a primal girl’s pantry/cupboards? It’s generally a very tricky area where unhealthy junk foods (such as chips, cookies, crackers, candies, etc.) like to hide. But they don’t have to! I’m going to share with you my favourite healthy snacks and everything else I use for creating amazing meals every single day. It’s just what I, as a simple primal girl, eat on a daily basis.

Fridge Essentials – The Paleo / Primal Diet

Ever wonder what’s inside a primal girl’s fridge? There are many What’s In My Fridge videos on YouTube but I find that most of them show products that are expensive and virtually impossible to find outside the US or UK. I wanted to demonstrate that it’s possible to have a very healthy grain-free diet based on readily available, fresh, real foods that can be found in any country, any supermarket or any farmer’s market.

Frittata with Red Peppers and Chorizo – My Favourite Primal Breakfast

Following a primal diet means that we start most of our mornings with a breakfast containing eggs. I admit it could easily get boring, so we constantly try to reinvent the humble eggs: we fry them, boil them hard or soft, scramble or poach them, make omelettes or frittatas with various vegetables. However, recently, I’ve discovered a little twist to the frittata that made all the difference and turned it into our favourite breakfast dish. We can’t get enough of it!