rock tripe

Adventures in Foraging: Rock Tripe

As I summited Tray Mountain–the second highest peak on the Appalachian Trail in Georgia–the sun was still warming my face, but a brisk wind signaled that a chilly November night lay ahead.  I was taking part in an overnight backpacking trip with a group from […]


8 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Strawberries

This post was sponsored by the California Strawberry Commission. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I sat gazing out of the airplane window with one thing on my mind: strawberries. No, I wasn’t just caught up in another one of my random food-centric fantasies. […]

Jord Wood Watch

JORD Wood Watch Review & Giveaway

I am a sucker for pretty much anything made out of wood (one might label me rustic by nature). I sometimes fantasize about sitting in a log cabin at a pinewood table while wearing wooden clogs, drinking coffee from a freshly carved cedar cup. Naturally […]

Altra Lone Peak 3.0

Altra Lone Peak 3.0 Review

This post contains affiliate links. Lately, I’ve been on a little quest to find the perfect hiking shoe. It’s been a bit of a challenge because I have gigantic size 13 feet that are both wide as a shovel and flat as a board. Shoe manufacturers don’t exactly cater to […]

paleo treats review

Paleo Treats Review

Treats can be a touchy subject in the Paleo community. A big reason why is because it’s easy to get carried away. You can spend your days munching on cookies, brownies, and ice cream that are all technically considered “Paleo.” But overindulging in treats misses the point of a diet based on […]

Sun Basket Steak

Sun Basket Meal Kit Review

This post contains affiliate links Prior to this post, I had no experience to speak of when it came to mail order meal kits. I guess I never had the inclination to try one because there is a part of me that thoroughly enjoys the whole grocery shopping experience.  […]

How I Lost Weight with Paleo

How I Lost Weight with the Paleo Diet

“So…how’d you do it?” It’s a question that inevitably comes up when I run into someone that I haven’t seen in a while. They want to know how I’ve managed to lose so much weight and keep it off, like I have some sort of […]

Paleo (f)x 2016

5 Takeaways from Paleo f(x) 2016

I didn’t know what to expect attending my first Paleo f(x) conference at the the Palmer Events Center in Austin, TX. The Paleo movement seems to encompass such a wide array of individuals–from Cross Fit enthusiasts and body builders, to health practitioners and food bloggers–that […]

Hemp Milk

3 Reasons Why You Should Be Making Hemp Milk

It’s tough to find a non-dairy milk option in the supermarket that isn’t loaded with questionable ingredients. That’s why I’ve turned to making my own my own non-dairy milk at home. I’ve found it is also tastier and more economical. Here are three reasons why […]