Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Once again, ’tis the season for rampant consumerism! Yes, it’s time to brighten your loved one’s faces by giving them awesome stuff. And with my annual holiday gift guide, you’ll find gifts that fit both your budget AND your buddies’ tastes—that is, assuming they love exactly the same things that I do. Plus, with the … Read more


Pizza used to be a big deal in our house. Pre-Paleo, Henry and I were pizza freaks. Believe it or not, we once flew 700 miles from San Francisco to Phoenix, Arizona just to eat at the legendary Pizzeria Bianco. (Yes, we’re crazy.) But then, we went Paleo, and our neverending pizza party stopped. Sure, … Read more

Nomtastic DIY Holiday Gifts!

Looking for nomtastic DIY holiday gifts to make and give to your friends, family, colleagues, teachers, neighbors, and all the other people in your life? Sometimes, the best gift is the one you make yourself! If you’re starved for holiday inspiration, these are some of my classic giftable treats: Nom Nom Chocolate Truffles Coco-Nutty Dark … Read more

Arugula Pesto

Is there anything better than homemade Arugula Pesto? I doubt it. I’m a big believer in prepping sauces, dips, and dressings to keep on hand in my freezer and fridge—it’s one of the keys to whipping up quick and easy meals when I don’t have time or the energy to cook. That’s why I devoted … Read more

All-Purpose Stir-Fry Sauce

Despite its name, my All-Purpose Stir-Fry Sauce isn’t just for stir-fries. Try it, and you’ll see that it’s amazing on EVERYTHING. I’ll admit, though, that I came up with this recipe for our second cookbook, Ready or Not!, after struggling to find an easy, consistent way to whip up quick weeknight stir-fries. Having grown up … Read more

Whole30 Prep

Today’s post is all about Whole30® prep—’cause I know some of you are kicking off the New Year with a clean eating bang! If you’re feeling run-down after the holidays, join the club. Even for committed Paleo eaters, December can feel like a series of food traps. Let’s face it: Every holiday party we attended … Read more

Sheet Pan Salmon Supper

Hello, and welcome to Day One of your January Whole30! (If you have no idea what I’m talking about, go read my Whole30 prep post, and then come right back—I’ll wait!) I’m sure you’re trembling with excitement, but let’s start with a big, cleansing breath—and ease right into the New Year with an awesomely healthy, … Read more

Whole30 Day 2: Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas + Avocado Crema

Yay! You’ve made it to Day 2! The big question is: are you feeling hung over yet? My pal Melissa Hartwig, co-creator of the Whole30, attributes the “headache-y, foggy, weak, slow, lightheaded, and lethargic” symptoms to the dreaded Whole30 Hangover: This is where the ghosts of your high-carb past (cookies, chocolate chips, ice cream, muffins, bread, … Read more