Paleo Sushi Night

A Paleo sushi night is an absolute must.  Not the kind where you go out and order unlimited sushi rolls from a restaurant.  I’m talking about the kind you make at home, where you can be creative and spend quality time with friends and family. Josh and I rarely have dates.  We prefer family time over spouse alone-time, and…

How You Can Overcome Temptation and Not Miss Out

Temptation is Everywhere We are constantly bombarded by temptation every day, all day long, and in many different ways.  Unless you lock yourself in your room and hire a personal chef, living without temptation is unavoidable.  By breaking down the different forms of temptation and understanding how it affects us, you can overcome it. Tempting…

Upper Body Workout – Why Lifting Heavy Weights Destroys Fat

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t have much time to workout.  Yes, there are a select few who live at the gym or are lucky enough to work there, but I’m certainly not one of those people.  While at the gym, I am consistent and focused, which maximizes my calorie burn. In the past, I mainly focused…

My Struggle Made Me but Doesn’t Define Me

I first found out I had cancer while in the grocery store parking lot.  Thank goodness I was already in my truck at the time of the phone call because the news was a shock and hit me like a bolt of lightning.  I distinctly remember three things from that five minute phone call from…

18 Paleo Fruits and Vegetables for the Summer

It’s officially summer! Whether you’re on a beach vacation, having a pool party, or just laying in the grass finding shapes in the clouds, here are 18 delicious vegetables and fruits to eat this summer and why they’re so good for our bodies. I started a tradition every Saturday now, where my son and I go to…

5 Essential Steps to Master the Art of Grilling

Grilling is the epitome of summer cooking.  It keeps kitchens cooler, cleaner, and calmer.  With these essential steps, the guesswork goes out the window and grilling becomes quite simple. Growing up on the northeast coast, there weren’t that many perfect summer grilling days.  Actually, there weren’t that many summer days in general.  Summer was limited…