Garlic Dijon Spinach With Pine Nuts from The Slim Palate Paleo Cookbook and an Interview with the Author and Giveaway

Before the age of 18 he lost 100 pounds, taught himself to cook, started a successful food blog and if that wasn’t impressive enough, just published his first book. 

THE SLIM PALATE COOKBOOK Garlic Dijon Spinach With Pine Nuts from The Slim Palate Paleo Cookbook and an Interview with the Author and Giveaway

His name is Joshua Weissman and he’s the writer, recipe developer and photographer behind the blog Slim Palate and his newly released first cookbook entitled The Slim Palate Paleo Cookbook.

The Slim Palate Paleo Cookbook (like his blog) perfectly captures Joshua’s passion for real food and home cooking which makes it such a pleasure to read and cook through and the recipes are beautifully photographed by Joshua himself as well. With a genuine enthusiasm for real food and a fierce determination to make lasting changes he’s taken his health into his own hands and hopes to inspire others to do so as well.

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An Earth Day Pledge and A Re-Usable Drink Container Giveaway from Mighty Nest

The next time you grab a cup of coffee or a bottle of water before you head out, consider what those drinks are in.  Whatever that cup or container is made of can end up in your body or in already overfull landfills.

Safe Re Usable Bottles on gourmandeinthekitchen.com  An Earth Day Pledge and A Re Usable Drink Container Giveaway from Mighty Nest

Plastic bottles are a cause for concern when it comes to both our health and our environment and it makes sense to avoid using them whenever possible.  Chemicals in plastic bottles can leach out over time with heat and reuse, which you then ingest.

By carrying a non-toxic reusable water bottle or using a thermal cup for your coffee when you’re out you’re keeping toxins out of your body and the environment.

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50 Favorite Gluten-Free and Grain-Free Desserts and Sweets for the Holidays

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50 Gluten-Free and Grain-Free Dessert and Sweets Recipes to make this Holiday Season. So now that the holiday season has officially started let’s move straight… 

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Cranberry Spice Tea

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This lightly spiced cranberry tea filled with the power of anti-oxidants and vitamin C is a comforting and soothing way to warm up, fight colds… 

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Vanilla Roasted Pears with Bourbon Cream and Glazed Pecans (Refined Sugar-Free, Paleo and Vegan Options)

vanilla roasted pears with bourbon cream and glazed pecans

Buttery pears are roasted in the oven with a vanilla scented caramel syrup and served with a bourbon spiked coconut cream and glazed pecans. Roasting… 

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Lightroom 5 Review and Giveaway

Adobe Lightroom 5

Find out what’s new in Lightroom 5 and enter for a chance to win a copy for yourself or the photographer in your life. Whenever… 

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Celery Root and Cauliflower Purée with Garlicky Greens (Vegetarian, Vegan Option, Paleo)

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A creamy purée of celery root and cauliflower topped with garlicky sautéed chard makes a simple, rustic side dish. Meet my new favorite purée, a… 

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Maple Spice Squash Butter Recipe (Refined Sugar-Free, Vegan, Paleo)

maple pumpkin butter

A maple sweetened butternut squash spread with warm seasonal spices like cinnamon, cloves and star anise. Fall is clearly in full swing in my kitchen…. 

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Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies (Gluten-Free, Paleo Friendly)

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These zippy ginger molasses crinkle cookies are gluten-free, paleo friendly and filled with holiday spice. I love the smell of the holidays.  We’ve got a… 

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Steamed Pumpkin and Baby Bok Choy with Ginger Sesame Sauce (Vegan, Paleo)

steamed pumpkin and bok choy with ginger sesame sauce

Red kuri squash (Hokkaido pumpkin) and baby bok choy are lightly steamed and served with a ginger sesame sauce in this easy fall and winter… 

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Celery Root and Apple Salad

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A cool and crisp salad featuring crunchy thin slices of celery root, celery and apples in a lemon-mustard vinaigrette. I would venture to guess that… 

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Savory Cocktails: Sour Spicy Herbal Umami Bitter Smoky Rich Strong | Giveaway and Q&A with the Author

Savory Cocktails by Greg Henry

You’ll be rushing to restock your bar and reinstate cocktail time after reading Savory Cocktails by Greg Henry. If you don’t know Greg Henry already,… 

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