Are Dried Cranberries (or Craisins) Paleo?

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Craisins are a specific brand of dried cranberry, made by Ocean Spray, but any peek at the dried fruits and nuts section of Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, or most other grocery stores will… Continue reading

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Is Zucchini Paleo?

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Summer is on the way, which means every gardener will soon be growing, serving, and giving zucchini away. This squash is a staple of many diets across the country, but much like corn… Continue reading

Is Maple Syrup Paleo?

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It’s time to take a look at another sweetener for those of you who can’t shake the sugar! Clearly anything is better than aspartame and high fructose corn syrup, but are other natural… Continue reading

Is Beef Jerky Paleo?

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When you think about beef jerky, you’re probably envisioning packages of dried meat and sticks of Slim Jims at the gas station on a road trip, or for the Californians, maybe you think… Continue reading

Is Wild Rice Paleo?

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Wild rice is commonly associated with the Midwest, and many kids learn about it when studying the foods European settlers discovered upon arriving in the Americas. Just because this ancient food is older… Continue reading

Are Anchovies Paleo?

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Many of you might only know anchovies as those salty little fish adorning Caesar salads and pizza, but they’re actually a lot more common around the world than you might think. Standard Caesar… Continue reading

Is Justin’s Almond Butter Paleo?

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Even Paleo neophytes know that almonds are a-okay, peanuts should be avoided, and all seed and nut butters should be consumed in moderation. But while you’re out looking for Paleo-approved almond butters, you… Continue reading

Is Wasabi Paleo?

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Choosing Paleo-approved meals at restaurants can be difficult. It doesn’t get much more Paleo than straight raw fish like sashimi, but since you know the majority of the sauces like soy sauce, teriyaki,… Continue reading

Is Sauerkraut Paleo?

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Topping meats with fermented vegetables is a food tradition that dates back thousands of years. From kimchi to sauerkraut, there’s no doubt that fermentation has been a part of both eastern and western… Continue reading

Is Ponzu Sauce Paleo?

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Dining out at sushi restaurants can be incredibly difficult with all the rice, soy, and even sugary sauces. Asking about the ingredients in each of these different sauces can be confusing and troublesome,… Continue reading

Is Sea Salt Paleo?

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Most condiments are not allowed on the Paleo diet because they’re full of preservatives, artificial colorings, gluten, corn, soy, or sugar. (Sometimes all of the above!) In the Paleo world, we try to… Continue reading

Is Tea Paleo?

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We’ve covered flavored tea, but what about the standard stuff? Is it healthy? Does it matter if you drink green or black or oolong? Is tea Paleo? What is Tea? All tea comes from… Continue reading

Is Couscous Paleo?

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When you’re looking for Paleo-approved starches and belly-filling carbohydrates, it’s easy to get caught up in a mess of vocabulary. Vegetarians will push Quinoa, while health food stores and grocers push anything from… Continue reading

Is Teriyaki Sauce Paleo?

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Now that soy sauce is out of the picture in your Paleo diet world, you might be looking for an alternative to fill the void. Many grilled meat recipes call for a teriyaki… Continue reading