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Mandarin Pecan Spinach Salad

I’ve found that this Mandarin Pecan Spinach Salad is lovely to share with loved ones.  Speaking of loved ones, I just got back from an amazing extended weekend in Vancouver.  It wasn’t my normal Vancouver trip, filled with eating out and shopping, etc.  This trip was more about reconnecting with friends that I haven’t spent time… 

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Paleo Candied Nuts

Looking for a salty sweet crunch?  Paleo friendly candy?  Paleo Candied Nuts are for you!!  I crave sugar, and this maple nut crunch is great on apple sauce, sprinkled on salad, as a game day snack, or by the handful after dinner, totally satisfies my sweet tooth. Well it happened. I was fighting, willing it not to happen,… 

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2015 Paleo Challenge Halfway (& Giveaway)

Today is the halfway point in our 2015 30-Day Paleo Challenge and we’re celebrating with our first giveaway!  Yay! New Year’s Resolution Success Just passed 2 weeks into the New Year.  I saw a stat the other day that said that 30% of New Year’s resolutions fail by 2 weeks.  That’s pretty sad, isn’t it?… 

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Paleo Braised Cabbage

I am now a few days into my paleo challenge.  It’s been okay.  Not amazing.  I have such a sugar addiction, even with maple syrup and honey approved as paleo friendly items I am CRAVING sugar.  I have had a headache, and really wanted to cry a couple of times.  I am pushing through a… 

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Killer Paleo Horseradish - www.ThePrimalDesire.com

Killer Paleo Horseradish

I’m serious: this is a Killer Paleo Horseradish recipe.  It’s delicious.  And hot.  And dangerous.  But not poisonous. Let me explain.  I was making my own paleo horseradish for the first time and the vinegar I decided to use was coconut vinegar. I know: I’d never heard of coconut vinegar before either, so I had to… 

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Paleo Challenge – Early Observations

Day 6 of the 30-Day Paleo Challenge.  How’s it going so far?  Did you read about my almost-screw-up on Day 1?  Haha, had totally forgot that it was the 1st.  It’s all good though, my sister caught me before I made the mistake of snatching a candy that my nephews were using to decorate a… 

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New Years Paleo Challenge 2015 - www.ThePrimalDesire.com

Happy New Year! Paleo Challenge Time…

Are you ready for 2015?  Ready or not, it’s here.  And I’m excited!  I’m hoping for big changes this year and have no idea what this year will bring. As you know, I have challenged Holley and you to a month-long 100% paleo challenge to start this year off with better health.  This will be my… 

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2014 - A Year in Review - www.ThePrimalDesire.com

2014 – A Year in Review

As you may or may not know, 2014 was the birth year for The Primal Desire and we’ve done some pretty great things.  I decided that we should do a “year in review” of what happened this year that has got us here.  Here are our top 10 viewed recipes, our 25 favorite recipes (that… 

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