Love Means Letting Go

Love Means Letting Go. I use to believe that love meant holding on. Grasping tight. Stinging, wrenching, painful. Holding that fear. Holding uncertainty. Holding hurt. Holding intensity. Holding … [Read More...]

To My Children: It’s Not Your Fault

  I’m sorry I am not a perfect mother. But I know I am the perfect mother for you! I may not keep a perfect schedule. Or a perfect house. Sometimes I have no idea what to make for you to … [Read More...]

The ONE Supplement I’m Endorsing!

Let me start out by saying I'm not much of a salesperson. Look, quite frankly, I suck at selling things. I never want to be that person who is pushing the "next big thing." It's not in my … [Read More...]

Before I Become Invisible to You

Photo Credit: Myla Gonzalez,  Cheeky Boudoir Photography.  Someone very and near to me recently said something to me that shook me to the core and really made me think. She said at her age, she now … [Read More...]

Mother Dirt Product Review

  As a huge advocate of restoring the microbiome, I was thrilled to try Mother Dirt skin products! Mother Dirt products restore and maintain good bacteria on the skin. In our culture, we are … [Read More...]

5 Interesting Facts About the Human Microbiome

The human microbiome is fascinating! There has been a HUGE paradigm switch over the past couple of years, as we are beginning to realize just how important our diverse colonies of microbes are for … [Read More...]

Five Ways to Recover Faster after CrossFit

      Heavy lifting such as CrossFit can be very taxing on the entire body. Most people do not realize that physical stress, (not just mental stress) can also trigger … [Read More...]

Pulled Pineapple Pork in the Vitaclay Slowcooker, Plus a Giveaway!

This was my first experience using the Vitaclay Slowcooker, and I was a little skeptical about how it would work out. The company claims to cook in less than half the time as traditional slow cookers, … [Read More...]

Why Flexible Dieting/Macros Didn’t Work For Me-Guest Post

Let me start by saying I am a Nutritional Therapist. I work with clients on healing their digestion at a foundational level, with an emphasis on health, and sustainability. Real food. Quality food. … [Read More...]

The Real Heart Healthy Diet

  This topic is particularly important to me, as I think there is so much misinformation out there regarding heart health, and an optimal diet for heart health. Heart disease is one of the … [Read More...]

PaleoF(x) 2015!

Why should you save some of your tax return money for the most awesome weekend getaway ever?     Not only are you making a long-term investment in your health, and the health of … [Read More...]

Cauliflower, Golden Beet, and Leek Soup

  This soup is perfect for cold Upstate NY winters, with -10 degrees the last couple of days. Creamy soup warms the bones and this creamy soup is dairy free! I found these beautiful golden … [Read More...]

Grain-Free Paleo Banana Cinnamon Muffins

    It's a cold snowy morning here in Upstate NY. The kiddos and I were sitting by the fire in our feet pajamas, and I was craving something comforting and warm from the oven. I had … [Read More...]

5 Foods To Avoid Introducing to Children

  There are many foods out there that are marketed to parents and children. Companies produce fancy packaging, loud commercials with happy kids, and buzz words for parents like: "part of … [Read More...]

Owl Mug Giveaway!

    It's my two year Anniversary of blogging at Primal Bliss! What a whirlwind it has been. I had no idea what I was doing, and still have much to learn. I kind of just dove in and … [Read More...]

All About Grass-Fed Ghee

What is ghee?   Ghee is clarified butter-the butter is heated and milk solids (proteins) have been removed. The protein casein found in dairy is difficult for many people to digest. Casein is … [Read More...]

To The Bully Mom Who Belittled Me

I was going to just let it go. I tried so hard to let it go. I repeated to myself over and over that she is not worth the tears. I actually hate drama and usually do everything I can to avoid … [Read More...]

Five Tips for a Happy Paleo Holiday Season

    There are hundreds of blog posts written about "surviving the holidays." Such advice as "avoid the snack table at all cost" "eat before the party" "it's okay to binge during the … [Read More...]

Perfect Paleo Pumpkin Pie

  Ingredients for the crust: 2 cups of almond meal 1/3 cup of coconut flour 3/4 cup of coconut oil 6-8 TBS water 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 tsp sea salt Directions … [Read More...]

Paleo Squash Soup with Bacon, Leeks, and Pumpkin Seeds

  Ingredients: 4 cups of chopped squash. ***I strongly dislike chopping squash and have almost lost a finger a few I purchased a pre-chopped mix of acorn, winter, and butternut … [Read More...]

Fall Paleo Recipe Contest! Savory Sauerkraut and Apple Slow Roasted Ribs

  Do you like tangy sauerkraut, garlic, apples, and fall apart tender savory pork? This dish is everything fall. It is easy to make and sure to please! You can make it right in the crock pot. … [Read More...]

Gluten and Dairy Free Pumpkin Mousse

      Fall is all about pumpkins! Here is my quick and easy pumpkin mousse recipe :) Enjoy!   Ingredients: 1 can of Native Forest brand Coconut Milk, refrigerated … [Read More...]

Healthy Thyroid Diet: 4 Recommendations From A Nutritional Therapist

  In past pieces I discussed Autoimmune Thyroid disease, and how your immune system is attacking your thyroid gland. Many people believe that medication is the only answer, and many more … [Read More...]

Bacon Bolognese with Spaghetti Squash

    Sauce:  3 slices of bacon 1 lb grass-fed ground beef 1/2 pound ground chorizo or ground pastured pork if you don't like the spice 1 onion diced 3 garlic cloves minced 1 (28 … [Read More...]

Despite What Your Doctor Says, Your Thyroid Might Not Be Functioning Normally

  You have been experiencing thyroid symptoms, yet your Doctor told you your TSH was within a normal range. Now what? Now it's time to find a Doctor who will request a FULL thyroid … [Read More...]