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Paleo Dieting: How Is It Restrictive?

We hear it all the time: “Paleo is so restrictive!” Umm, not really! It all comes down to perspective. If you think you can’t eat bacon & eggs, or ribeye steak, or seafood because of the cholesterol and saturated fat – now, that’s what WE call restrictive. What should you eat on a Paleo Diet? Paleo is about “JERF”-ing. Just-Eat-Real-Food-ing. There …

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It’s Never Going to Be Perfect

It’s that time of year when many people start to do a self-evaluation of their current state, how they have progressed and where they want to be. It’s no different for me as I turn 58 years old in a few days. Also around this time of year I usually set up a doctor’s appointment and get a very comprehensive …

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Classic Pizza Margherita

We love pizza and there is nothing better than a classic Pizza Margherita made with fresh tomatoes, fresh basil and real mozzarella cheese.  It’s simple, yet delicious and our crispy thin style of crust is a perfect base for this classic. Below you’ll find the recipe and also a short video on how to make this authentic pizza.  Enjoy and Buon …

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It’s a Lifestyle

I really don’t like the word “diet.” Makes me cringe. On a “diet?” OMG that seems like punishment. Diets have end-points. “Imma gonna diet for 6 months to look good at the beach!” But, when the diet is over, it’s back to the same-ole-same-ole and soon all the hard-won gains are gone. And, I hate it when someone tells me …

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Hero

I have thought for a long time about writing this piece. It might seem a little weird for a wife to write something like this about her husband. But that is how I see him, a hero; my hero. The word hero can mean many different things to many people. In the regular use of the word it usually means someone …

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Who Me?

As I write this (late July, 2013), I find myself staring at “the big 6-1.” It’s much less noteworthy than its predecessor. I do still feel “young at heart;” say, 30? That makes me a 30yo with 30 years’ worth of experience! Thirty is a number I can deal with, but 61 …? Who, me? The question of disbelief, “who, …