How to Care for your Cooking Oils

In last week’s post I talked about how important it is to embrace and rotate through a variety of saturated fats and healthy plant-based oils. Remember, rotating your fats and oils is the key to optimal health and digestion; it will help you avoid Leaky Gut Syndrome and notably minimize your consumption of harmful free…

By Shane Young February 23, 2015 | 

Nutrition / Recipes


INGREDIENTS 1 Pound wild caught cod ¼ Cup full-fat coconut milk 3 Tablespoons coconut flour 6 Tablespoons shredded coconut 1 Teaspoon paprika 1 Teaspoon garlic powder 1 Bunch of asparagus 1-2 Tablespoon coconut oil Salt and pepper to taste INSTRUCTIONS Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Wash and trim the asparagus, cover with 1-2 tablespoons…

By Shane Young February 17, 2015 | 


It’s time to sort your fats and oils!

The first, and arguably most important ingredient of any dish is the oil you cook with. While we often give a lot of thought to the foods we cook, we don’t stop to think about what we’re cooking our foods in nearly enough.   Like a tire needs rotation, so do our cooking oils! Rotating…

By Shane Young February 16, 2015 | 

Nutrition / Recipes

Tonnato Sauce

  Exclusive @livinglovingpaleo Seasoned Recipe “Tonnato Sauce” Here’s what to gather to make 2 cups of sauce: 1 (7-ounce) can tuna packed in olive oil, drained 5 anchovies packed in olive oil, drained 2 tablespoons capers, drained 3 tablespoons lemon juice ½ cup extra virgin olive oil ½ cup Paleo Mayonnaise Kosher salt Freshly ground black…

By Shane Young February 11, 2015 | 

Nutrition / Tips

Follow Your Northstar

I just had a brilliant conversation with a new client today. She was talking about a time in her life when she had done a mentorship while living in Japan. While in Japan, she found herself eating simple foods- mostly gluten-free fishes, rice, vegetables, and smaller portion sizes than she was used to. She found that it provided plenty of energy after only a…

By Shane Young January 12, 2015 | 

Nutrition / Tips

I hope this doesn’t offend you

Have you been eating more than normal, lately? Most people have. Holiday indulgences are in full swing…between rich party food, dinners and piles of seasonal comfort foods. Today I’d like to be brutally honest with you about the food abuse that is so rampant today, and I certainly hope that it doesn’t offend you. Sure,…

By Shane Young December 29, 2014 | 


Baked Salmon with Lemon and Thyme

Ingredients 32 oz piece of salmon 1 lemon, sliced thin 1 tbsp capers Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 tbsp fresh thyme Olive oil, for drizzling Instructions Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper and place salmon, skin side down, on the prepared baking sheet. Generously season salmon with salt and pepper. Arrange capers…

By Shane Young December 24, 2014 | 


Whoopie Pie

Did someone say whoopie pie? Yes, please! A healthier take on a classic treat! These are amazing, only sweetened with honey, and super simple to make! That’s how I roll, I don’t have time for complicated, and I’m betting you don’t either. As a kid, my mom’s friend would make me these amazing chocolate mint…

By Shane Young December 10, 2014 | 


Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut squash soup has got to be one of my favorite soups! This recipe started out as an accident, and I actually had no plans to blog it. Luckily I wrote the recipe out as I threw ingredients into a pot, and my family absolutely loved it and insisted that I post it! So here…

By Shane Young December 2, 2014 | 


Pumpkin Chocolate Mousse Bars

Pumpkin Chocolate Mousse Bars 1 – 15oz can pumpkin puree 1 cup coconut oil, melted 1 avocado, peeled and pitted 12 medjool dates 1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice 1 tsp cinnamon ½ cup raw cacao powder (or unsweetened cocoa powder) 1 tsp salt ¾ cup raw pecans, chopped (optional) 1. Place a small pan on…

By Shane Young November 26, 2014 |