Elusive Sleep And How To Get Some

In the Paleo and Primal community, quality sleep is one of the key tenets of a healthy lifestyle but for parents of small children getting a solid eight hours can seem like an impossible goal. It is quite typical for a young family to be comprised of multiple children ranging in age from newborn to 6-8 years old.

While sleep is important for adults for multiple reasons ranging from hormone and neurotransmitter production to detoxification which happen while ...

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Functional Food Friday: Banana Bread (Gluten/Grain Free)

We recently shared how to make delicious ‘ice-cream’ from frozen bananas which is a great way to save and use bananas that get overripe before you can eat them. Another great way to use bananas that are ripe and need to be eaten as soon as possible is to make banana bread. The typical banana bread is made from highly refined wheat flour and sugar which, if you are trying to be ...

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Functional Food Friday: Banana Almond ‘Ice-Cream’

Today on Functional Food Friday we’re going to have a little fun! We’re sharing a quick and delicious ‘treat’ that is sugar-free and dairy-free and fits a Paleo or Primal eating plan.

When you clean up your diet in order to lose weight, improve performance or heal from a condition it is best to eliminate the typical go-to sweet treats or desserts all of which will be sugar-laden or high in refined carbohydrates. These are bad news and will derail your ...

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She’s a gatherer!

Since she started walking, walks with my daughter have been an exercise in frustration because she has to stop and examine every flower, every leaf, every insect. As she got older I started noticing some other oft-repeated behaviors but just thought it was a developmental phase. I commented to my friend that my daughter is like a pack rat. She just can’t resist a shopping bag and then walks around filling it up with random toys, stationery and other ‘treasures’ ...

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