June 28: What's in the CSA Box?

June 28: What's in the CSA Box?

CSA Box number 2, coming in late after the holiday weekend! In the spirit of transparency this was an off week as far as meal prep went. I wasn’t feeling well the afternoon I picked up our CSA and was pretty much down with a tension headache-migraine until the following afternoon. So I didn’t clean and store everything right away (key!) and that made cooking time less-efficient.

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Blended Coconut Collagen Coffee

Blended Coconut Collagen Coffee

Protein powders and meal replacements are everywhere, touting all kinds of health benefits, sprawling ingredient lists (with words that are spelling bee sluggers) and most taste like chalky vanilla, fake chocolate, or worse. Pass!

Whenever possible, I’m a fan of choosing real food protein options, not processed powders, bars, or drinks. Still, there are cleaner options that pack more nutritional benefits than just protein. My favorite convenient protein powder is a collagen supplement.

Read on to learn more about collagen AND my favorite collagen coffee recipe!

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2 Paleo Books You Need

2 Paleo Books You Need

Today I’m sharing two of my favorite books that I recommend you add to your shelf. These were two of the first books that I added to my collection a few years ago that were pretty much “gateway” books to what is now an overflowing real food reference library. One is a lighthearted, but informative introduction to real food that you could breeze through poolside and the other is so nice I’ve bought it twice.

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