All posts by V "Paleo Boss Lady" Capaldi

Low-Sugar or Sugar-Free Cranberry Sauce

Low-Sugar or Sugar-Free Cranberry Sauce

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It makes me sad that cranberry sauce gets a bad rap because of the common understanding that it comes gelled out of a can. Don’t get me wrong—before I was more conscious about the food I consumed, I lived for the red-jellied blob that came complete with all the can markings. Today? Not so much.

That said, my family holiday meals still include a side of cranberry sauce, no matter what—but now it’s this homemade recipe for low-sugar or sugar-free cranberry sauce.…

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3 Easy Ways to Make Fat Coffee (That Taste Like a Treat)

3 Easy Ways to Make Fat Coffee (That Taste Like a Treat)

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I have been a huge coffee drinker for decades, but in the last three years I have found myself rushing to bed in anticipation of my morning coffee. You might wonder what has changed?

Adding healthy fats and spices to my coffee changed the game for me big time.

There are a few reasons I love my new way of drinking coffee:

  1. I can make it in a variety of ways to keep my morning fun and my taste buds tantalized.
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Cold Sweet Potato Salad with Dill, Bacon, and Lime

Cold Sweet Potato Salad with Dill, Bacon, and Lime

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When I was growing up, my grandmother would always make me a gift from the kitchen for my birthday each year. I always requested homemade potato salad.

So, you can imagine my sadness when limiting my white potato intake became a part of my conscious eating habits. And perhaps you can imagine my delight when I discovered this recipe, inspired 100% by The Paleo Kitchen.…

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Single Serving Gluten-Free Strawberry Shortcake

Single Serving Gluten-Free Strawberry Shortcake

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When I think of summer, aside from picturing my feet in the sand, I think of strawberry shortcake. I live for sweets and summer turns up the volume on my desire to eat treats like fruits and summer cakes.

But like you, I have been working hard to focus my attention on how much natural sugar I consume — and baking an entire cake has never been a good look for me.…

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Slow Cooker Pomegranate Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Pomegranate Pulled Pork

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Recently while I was staying with friends, they made a dinner that used pomegranate seeds and pork ribs. I liked the idea for the dish and the combination of flavors, but the ingredient list for their recipe was not the best for those of us working on making healthier food choices.

I decided to recreate the dish with healthier ingredients — and it was a huge hit.…

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Apple Walnut Fennel Salad

Apple Walnut Fennel Salad

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So often during life, we use travel as a reason for our diet and lifestyle to suffer from bad choices and improper self-care. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

I live my life on the road, basically moving every few days. This has been my reality for the last year and will continue to be for several more. This is because I believe so much in the power of diet and lifestyle to transform people’s daily experience that I have been taking my personal knowledge to the streets to share this journey with others.…

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6 Simple Ways to Make the Best Meatballs Ever

6 Simple Ways to Make the Best Meatballs Ever

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I am 100% Italian and love a good meatball. Actually, I love all meatballs.

The older I get, the more this love has translated into pure excitement about creating new meatball recipes. I find meatballs to be fun to make in all sizes and often lean toward making smaller ones so they are bite-size.

This gal even loves the many ways meatballs can be cooked.…

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Crowd-Pleasing One-Pan Chorizo Hash

Crowd-Pleasing One-Pan Chorizo Hash

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One-pan meals are my latest love affair. I love combining all sorts of different foods together to create a delicious and nutritious experience. It seems the sky is the limit and I am forever experimenting with this cooking concept. (To be honest, it might even qualify as an obsession.)

But no matter what concoctions I put together, the most requested one-pan meal I’ve ever invented is my chorizo hash.…

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Guilt-Free Dairy-Free Avocado Chocolate Pudding

Guilt-Free Dairy-Free Avocado Chocolate Pudding

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Everyone I serve this pudding to simply goes nuts. It is one of the easiest and most delicious treats to make and offers up healthy fats, antioxidants, and much more. This dish works for a treat at any time of day, and everyone seems to enjoy it — because we are talking chocolate pudding here.

The best part about this recipe is you can modify it in so many ways.…

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Whole Life Challenge Compliant Super Bowl Snacks

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Watching the Super Bowl is only part of what makes the day great in America. Super Bowl snacking and the commercials are two additional reasons to participate in the day America watches the NFL like no other.

But when participating in a Whole Life Challenge, “snacking” takes on a different meaning. Now, we’re talking about healthy snacking (and, yes, there is such a thing).…

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