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Discoveries and Takeaways: Our Whole30 Midway Update

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It’s official—we have passed the halfway point of our team Whole30 experience! To celebrate, we had a special Whole30 potluck, complete with pork carnitas, guacamole, salsas, and all the (compliant!) fixings. In addition to celebrating, we have also taken a moment to look back before we look ahead to the next fifteen days. We each have had unique experiences, realizations, …

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Dr. LoRang’s Paleo Peasant Sweet Chicken Stew Recipe

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When the weather chills, it’s a perfect time to get out the soup pot and fill it with something delicious. That is what Dr. LoRang set out to do with this recipe. It can be made all in one pot. Plus, it is great to share with friends for a hearty meal or freeze to enjoy later. Dr. LoRang’s Paleo …

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7 Halloween Recipes With No Added Sugar

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When the Sugar Bug Bites Halloween is fun! With the cozy fall weather, vibrant costumes, corny jokes, parties, and decorations — what’s not to enjoy? Well, we hear from patients again and again that they feel stuck when it comes to holidays like Halloween because it’s tough to celebrate without all the added SUGAR. Between parties and trick-or-treating, candy and …

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Dr. LoRang’s liver + onions recipe

Abbie Sawyer Recipes

Liver and onions is not a new dish by any means. This nutrient-dense dish has been around for years. But it is definitely not known for being a popular, well-loved food (at least by most people) in today’s food culture. So, in his quest to make nourishing foods more palatable for everyday cooks and families, Dr. LoRang experimented with variations …

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3 easy recipes for whole-food summer grilling

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Summer is upon us and that means it’s grilling season. We may think of hamburgers and hot dogs as standard grill fare, but what about vegetables, fish, and mouthwatering peaches? This is the season to experiment with flavors, while keeping it fresh and delicious. Also, with all the fun activities and long hours of daylight this time of year, you’ll …

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Dr. LoRang’s Homemade Sauerkraut Recipe + Tips

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Sauerkraut is one of our family’s favorite foods. This fermented cabbage-based food is a delicious condiment paired with most foods, including casseroles, stews, egg dishes, baked sweet potatoes, fish, chicken, beef, and sandwiches. Tangy, crunchy, and colorful – even our little one likes it! In addition to being delicious, kraut has plenty of health benefits. It’s loaded with of beneficial …