Paleo Desserts For Dummies
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When eating Paleo, modern processed and refined foods such as grains, soy, industrial seed oils, artificial or refined sugar and sweeteners, and pasteurized dairy products should be avoided. This handy guide helps you make good, conscious decisions when choosing ingredients for your meals. Paleo offers so many healthy and incredibly tasty choices!

Food Best Includes
Meat, poultry, eggs, and seafood Grass-fed, pasture-raised, wild-caught, local Beef, pork, bison, buffalo, goat, game meats, lamb, rabbit, chicken, duck, quail, turkey, eggs, clams, oysters, shrimp, prawns, salmon, halibut, snapper, herring, tuna
Vegetables Organic, seasonal, local Asparagus, broccoli, cauliflower, Brussel sprouts, celery, cabbage, green beans, onions, mushrooms, lettuce
Fruits Organic, seasonal, local Berries, apples, avocados, apricots, bananas, oranges, kiwis, lemons, melons, peaches
Fats and oils Organic, cold-pressed, extra virgin Coconut oil, avocado oil, olive oil, bacon fat, lard, butter, ghee, duck fat, palm oil, tallow, macadamia nut oil, walnut oil, sesame seed oil
Nuts and seeds Organic Almonds, macadamia nuts, pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts, cashews, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds
Superfoods Grass-fed, pasture-raised, wild-caught, local, raw/unpasteurized Organ meats (such as liver, kidney, heart), homemade bone broth, sea vegetables (such as kelp, seaweed), fermented foods (sauerkraut, yogurt, kefir, kombucha)
Herbs and spices Organic Cumin, basil, cilantro, coriander, dill, thyme, and other herbs and spices
Dairy Grass-fed, raw/unpasteurized Butter, ghee, yogurt, milk, cheese

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Adriana Harlan is the author of the award-winning blog Living Healthy with Chocolate (, where she shares new recipes and tips for healthy living weekly. Her recipes have been featured in a number of Paleo and gluten-free magazines and blogs around the globe.

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