Charley was a special dog. I know you've heard people tell you that their dog was the "greatest dog ever," but I'm not going to make that claim. I'll simply share his story and let you decide... I am telling you Charley's story because he and I had a similar approach to eating. He was the runt of his litter,...
It’s the diet of the cavemen, who surely did eat it. And, if you try it out, you’ll want to cheat it. You see, everything that’s sold is laced with sugar and flour But you can make different choices this very hour. Thanks to the cardboard box, cooking skills have been blunted. Caveman didn’t have this problem, they gathered and hunted. Whole wheat, whole grain,...

The Other Paleo Nick

There are people in life who cross our paths and leave us changed forever. Nick Knutzen is one of those people for me. We met last August at the inaugural "Keep It Paleo!" seminar at CrossFit St. Paul. During introductions, Nick explained that he had some "Paleo Plans" in the works, but didn't share the details until a later...

The Zone Diet 101

The Zone diet gets its name from the zone in which the diet keeps your blood sugar level in order to shed fat, support exercise, and experience amazing levels of energy and concentration. When you are in The Zone, you’ll know it. The Zone Diet gives us a scientific method for keeping “intake to levels that will support exercise, but...
The Cave Crave Whether you are a culinary cheechako or a seasoned sourdough, there will come a point when you will wonder how good you are as a cook. Starting out, your opinion will be biased and you’ll always search out the good in what you have created. Others will taste your food  and smile as they choke it down, too...