Mmmm…it just sounds good doesn’t it? Well it was AMAZING! Another great recipe by Monica’s Cafe Head Chef – Monica Ward. Here’s a short video showing off what was cooking last night as she proceeds forward with Mark Sissons 21 Day Total Body Transformation program.
True story. The body is designed to burn fat. Unfortunately, a variety of people (including the USDA and their misguided Food Pyramid) have encouraged us to become sugar burners. Mark Sisson refers to fat burning as your default “factory setting”. Let’s talk about how to take advantage of that factory setting and learn how to… [Continue Reading]
I’ve personally watched at least 40 people make dramatic body transformations by changing their nutrition to a Paleo style plan and by incorporating one or more of the Beachbody programs that we Coach people through. I recommend this nutritional approach (it’s not a diet) because it works. It’s important to understand what eating Paleo is… [Continue Reading]
I’ve recently started reading Mark Sisson’s 21 Day Total Body Transformation (“21 Day”) and I thought I’d share my thoughts and my experiences since I started adopting the Primal/Paleo lifestyle in early 2010. I also thought I’d discuss specific issues/concepts throughout the book and, again, share my experience. I first heard about Mark and The… [Continue Reading]
Eating healthy is CHEAP, if you know how to cook. Here are some ideas from Monica’s Healthy Kitchen. Even a Primal option. This is one of our staple meals. We typically make a large pot of sauce on the weekend and then devour it throughout the week.
Just an idea on how to whip up something very simple and very healthy. As a disclaimer, the Primal Blueprint is a lot more complex than I describe it here, but eating an appropriate level of carbs is the foundation of my nutrition plan. I adjust the amount according to what I’m doing.
This can be a real challenge. I typically follow the Primal/Paleo diet, which excludes grains. My kids love pasta. Here’s one way you can make a single meal that will make everyone happy.
Why is America so overweight? We get a lot of answers to this question and there is a great deal of conflicting information on the topic. The corn producing industry has recently launched a massive campaign aimed at convincing people that the answer is not related to sugar, but instead has more to do with… [Continue Reading]
We are fresh off the Beachbody Success Club Cruise, which was truly amazing. We got to see Nassau, St. Thomas and St. Maarten, workout with Shaun T., see a lot of old friends, make some new ones, and rub elbows with the Corporate Big Wigs. In general, it was a blast. St. Maarten was particularly… [Continue Reading]