October 2013

Carmel Belle

Carmel is one of my favourite places. And I’ve only been there twice. That white sand beach is absolutely gorgeous and I love the quaint little shopping village, with the best cheese shop ever (The Cheese Shop). Monterey is pretty sweet too, with an absolute must see aquarium, and as I quickly found out, a terrific bakery (Parker-Lusseau) and fantastic restaurant (Passionfish). Between the scenery, including the famous 17-Mile drive,  and all the great food, it’s no wonder I can’t wait to go back. Read on to find out about what to eat if you’re in the area, or planning a trip (or just curious to see how I primally ate my way through town)…

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Pumpkin Spice Mousse (Paleo)

October 25, 2013

Pumpkin Spice Mousse

This pas week, Vancouver has been shrouded in fog. Not just a little bit of fog, here and there. And not just in the mornings or late at night. We’ve been under a thick, expansive blanket for over a week. The worst part about it wasn’t that I couldn’t see out my window. It wasn’t the constant gloominess. It was knowing, that just above the fog line, as low as some of my friends’ homes on the North Shore, the weather was stunningly gorgeous. We’re talking hot sun beating down on your face as you kick through piles of crimson and golden leaves, no need for a jacket because a sweater will do, type of gorgeous.

But for the past couple of days, it seems to have lifted (though it comes and goes, constantly teasing us), and I’ve finally been able to enjoy some of this glorious fall weather. And as I was driving through town, I saw the cutest little kid, probably 3 or 4 years old, trying to roll a massive pumpkin (bigger than he was) up his driveway, with his parents chuckling behind him. It was one of those moments that makes you pause because you know you’re witnessing something special (and adorable to boot).

Speaking of pumpkins, are you guys as obsessed with them as I am? A couple of weeks ago, I posted a recipe for pumpkin spice pancakes, which I still can’t get enough of. Then I played around with a pumpkin soufflé recipe, but didn’t like it enough to share. And my experimentation went off on a tangent as I began tinkering around with this fabulous mousse.

Pumpkin Spice Mousse 5

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Salted Chocolate Coconut Stacks

My favourite recipes are those where very few ingredients combine to make something magical. And this is such a recipe. When you pop one of these salted chocolate coconut stacks in your mouth, and experience the salty, crunchy, chocolatey goodness, you’ll expect the recipe to be complicated, or for there to be some secret ingredient. Prepare for your mind to be blown: 3 ingredients, one of which is salt. The other two are coconut flakes and chocolate. So, all three ingredients are healthy, paleo, and probably in your kitchen pantry right now…

These irresistible treats are simply salted coconut chips enrobed in dark chocolate, and yet they taste like so much more. And dare I say they’re pretty much guilt-free? These are one of my favourite snacks, and I hope you enjoy them!

Salted Chocolate Coconut Stacks 3

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Have you checked out the Harvest Your Health Bundle yet? There are so many great eBooks in the bundle, it’s challenging to highlight the most exciting ones. But I thought I’d mention these 7 books that really stood out for me…

21-Life-Lessons-from-Livin-La-Vida-Low-Carb30-Day-Intro-to-PaleoNatural-Cleaning-GuideSimple-Scrubs-to-Make-and-GiveThe-Paleo-Miracle Tips-and-Tricks-to-Remineralize-and-Repair-Your-Teeth

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Harvest Your Health Bundle

October 7, 2013

harvest your health bundle

I’m super excited to present to you the opportunity to purchase the epic Harvest Your Health Bundle! It’s a package of 71 health and wellness eBooks that’s being offered for 3% of the price. Yes, you read that right, these fantastic eBooks are being sold at a 97% discount! The total package is valued at over $1,000! But it’s being offered for only $37!

Whether you’re new to the paleo/primal lifestyle, not yet committed but interested in health and wellness, or a seasoned paleo eating pro, I’m sure that many books in this bundle will spark your interest. There’s something for everyone, regardless of what stage of your journey you are at, or what your interests are. The eBooks cover a wide range of topics, like food/cooking (including tons of recipes and meal planning), skin care, home care, fertility/children, and fitness.

It’s a terrific opportunity to invest in your  and your family’s health and really get inspired to jumpstart or ramp up your journey, or simply get some new, exciting ideas to spruce up your lifestyle a little bit.

I don’t think this bundle is for any particular type of person, but I think it’ll be especially useful if you’re currently thinking any of the following thoughts:

  • You’re new to all of this, and are at the stage where you’re devouring information and are excited to learn more
  • You’re troubleshooting or tweaking your lifestyle and could use some fresh ideas
  • You want to eat healthy but are used to cooking the same old, same old and don’t know what to eat or how to adapt to this new healthy lifestyle
  • You’re overwhelmed by all the new food restrictions and feel like there’s nothing left to eat
  • You’re in a bit of a rut and are looking for some inspiration
  • You’ve been at this for a while, but feel like a new approach might help you break through your plateau
  • You’re a deal hunter and can’t pass up a 97% off sale ;)

harvest your health bundle

Below are all of the books that are part of this bundle. Additionally, there are magazine subscriptions, and discounts being offered as part of this package.

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