FAQ: How do I treat (or prevent) a cold or flu naturally? [with video]

Diane Sanfilippo Cold Care, Health & Wellness, Most Popular 4 Comments

10 Ways to treat (or prevent) a cold or flu naturally It happens to the best of us. You’ve been eating clean Paleo or maybe you’re on the 21-Day Sugar Detox and you’re feeling amazing. Then suddenly you feel like you’ve been hit by a ton of bricks. Ugh. You’re coming down with a cold. Or even worse–the flu. If you’ve …

My take on: Flax, chia, juice cleanses, green smoothies & juicing

Diane Sanfilippo FAQs, Food & Recipes, Most Popular, Nutrition Myths, Real Food 101 25 Comments

Those of you who follow my blog and listen to my podcasts know that I am not particularly dogmatic about what is “allowed” and “not allowed” on a Paleo/Primal/Real Foods type of diet. My approach is to help you understand how food should work in your body and empower you to choose foods that provide optimal, nutrient-dense fuel for your body.  …

FAQs: What are good Paleo carbs to eat?

Diane Sanfilippo Carbohydrates, Health & Wellness 91 Comments

I’ve decided to start a bit of a series of FAQ posts since it seems like a good idea to get some of these questioned answered up in writing to share with my readers, and for you all to share with others who likely ask the same questions of you. So, here we go… starting it off with one I’ve …

sweetener rat

The Dish on Sugar & Sweeteners

Diane Sanfilippo Sugar & Sweeteners 55 Comments

(note: I originally published this post last year but somehow the formatting got really fouled up in the blog transition so I had to re-publish it… here you go!) I get a TON of questions about sugar and sweeteners. Most people just want to know which are okay to eat and which are bad. But, of course, I can’t just …

prather ranch bacon

My Top 6 Picks for Fast & Cheap Eats in San Francisco

Diane Sanfilippo Budget Eating, Dining Out, Lifestyle & Mindset 6 Comments

A slaw burger with bacon, sans bun from Prather Ranch Grill. 1. Prather Ranch Meat Company Grill Location: The Ferry Building (Pier 1/ The Embarcadero) Grill is open Tuedays & Saturdays, outside at The Ferry Building Farmers Market, the butcher shop is open daily Website Why eat here? Prather Ranch meats are pasture raised and certified organic. The people who work …