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986: Jimmy Moore And Maria Emmerich Make Real Food Focus Of The Ketogenic Cookbook

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Bestselling author, blogger and podcaster Jimmy Moore and ketogenic nutrition expert and author Maria Emmerich are our guests today in Episode 986 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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For many years, there have been cookbooks available to help low-carb dieters spruce up their meal selection and add in a little variety to the mix. But with the increased attention given to ketogenic diets that are low in carbohydrates, moderate in protein, and high in fat over the past few years, the demand for recipes that fit this has been very high while the selection of cookbooks that meet this demand has been next to nil. Until now. Our host Jimmy Moore, author of the 2014 bestselling book on ketogenic diets entitled Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, has joined forces with one of his fellow keto troubadours in wellness expert Maria Emmerich from MariaNutrition.com and author of the 2013 bestseller Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing to create what is sure to be the go-to cookbook for people following the ketogenic diet!

Listen in as Jimmy and Maria discuss the details about their highly-anticipated new book, how the collaboration on this cookbook happened after the runaway success of Keto Clarity in 2014, why a ketogenic diet seems complex to people, why some people are so super-sensitive to carbohydrates that they have to be careful even with lemon juice and spaghetti squash, why they used the word Paleo in the subtitle of their book, how almond flour can prevent ketosis, the cookbook is huge (nearly 400 pages!), how their spouses (Craig and Christine) were involved in this book, the abundance of treats that were included in the book, how the vegetarian recipes and meal plans are the most ketogenic in the book, there’s even a keto bread recipe in the book, how she had to take photos for the cookbook with snow on the ground, how the publisher wanted to put a sandwich on the front cover, the gorgeous front cover that was created by Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from The Primal Palate, the front matter material that is new information that wasn’t included in Jimmy’s Keto Clarity and Maria’s Keto-Adapted, how ketones are very normal, how Maria’s little boys eat ketogenic, how kid-friendly these recipes are, how she left the avocado off of one of her recipe photos, the meal plans provided in the back of the book for various conditions, her slow cooker recipes throughout the book, the recipe index with a little picture of the recipe with the name of the recipe and page number next to it, why there is a real food emphasis in this book, how people are surprised by how easy it is to make things like mayo, how the inferior omega-6 fats don’t satisfy like saturated fats, the three New York Times bestselling authors who endorsed the book on the back cover, and how Costco Canada is carrying the book in all their stores.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 986
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
Maria Emmerich bio
MariaNutrition.com
The Ketogenic Cookbook: Nutritious Low-Carb, High-Fat Paleo Meals to Heal Your Body
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing
Maria on Facebook
Maria on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #924: Maria Emmerich And Jimmy Moore – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #854: Maria Emmerich – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #734: Maria Emmerich Teaching The Art Of Healthy Low-Carb, High-Fat Cooking
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #376: Low-Carb Nutritionist Maria Emmerich
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #16: Low-Carb, Pregnancy & Kids | Maria Emmerich and Valerie Berkowitz

976: Mark Schatzker Says Improving Health Starts With Making Real Food Tasty

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Freelance magazine writer, columnist, and author Mark Schatzker is our guest today in Episode 976 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

What if we’ve been addressing the obesity and chronic health epidemics all wrong by putting all the focus on calories? This is a question that award-winning journalist and author Mark Schatzker (listen to Jimmy’s 2010 interview with him in Episode 402) has been investigating for several years and it comes down to this–flavor! Our bodies are hard-wired to be attracted to great-tasting foods because historically these have been the ones with the most nutrition in them. Mark has written a new book about this entitled The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor that details his investigation into how the flavor has been removed from food for decades through genetic manipulation and questionable farming practices.

Listen in as Jimmy and Mark discuss how he’s been “following the flavor trail” since writing his Steak book, how it shocked him that a grass-fed steak tasted the best, a cow gets their nutrients through flavor, how talking about fat and sugar are the wrong direction in discussion nutrition, the consumer is deeply confused by the nutritional claims put on food packaging, making food more abundant and more cheap has stripped real food of its flavor, we’re wired for deliciousness through great food, the reason he called his book The Dorito Effect, we have mastered the art of synthetic flavors, flavor is the language of nutrition, people live in a fake food environment and don’t know what real food is supposed to taste like, how easy it is to down 1200 calories at fast food and still be hungry, real food is satisfying where you eat it and you’re done, the goat study that explains the importance of the connection between flavor and micronutrients, of the hundreds of flavor profiles most people only turn to 20 of them, one of the best indicators of junk food is anything with synthetic flavorings, why “natural flavors” is an utterly meaningless term, consumers still exert a lot of power and can reject the engineered foods, the problem with the tradeoff between quantity and quality, it is possible to get real food that tastes good by sacrificing yield for quality, there’s nothing better than growing your own garden full of food, and how making real food tasting good again will make it more desirable.

WORLD’S 1ST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 976
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
Mark Schatzker bio
The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor
MarkSchatzker.com
Mark on Facebook
Mark on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #402: Mark Schatzker Finds The World’s Tastiest Steak

973: Hannah Crum Offers Up Comprehensive Kombucha Info At The Kombucha Kamp

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Kombucha brewing expert Hannah Crum is our guest today in Episode 973 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

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There are so many healthy foods that low-carbers aren’t including in their diet because they think they contain too many carbohydrates. One of these foods is Kombucha and we’ve got a bona fide expert named Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum from KombuchaKamp.com here today to share from her vast knowledge about anything and everything related to kombucha. Kombucha Kamp is the most visited website in the world for Kombucha information, recipes and practical advice. Hannah and her business partner Alex LaGory co-founded Kombucha Brewers International, the industry non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting bottled Kombucha around the world. Hannah is considered a leader on the subject of fermented foods, gut health, and the human microbiome.

Listen in to Jimmy and Hannah discuss what kombucha is, why fermented foods are important, what it means to be a “bacteriosapian,” why kombucha has become so popular in recent years, why sugar is an important ingredient in brewing a good kombucha, what the health benefits are of consuming kombucha, and a whole lot more! If you’ve been curious about adding in more kombucha and fermented foods to your diet, don’t miss this amazing interview with Hannah.

GOT BONE BROTH? TRY THE HEALTHY BARE BONES BROTH

GET $5 OFF YOUR ORDER USING COUPON CODE “LLVLC”
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2015

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 973
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum bio
KombuchaKamp.com
The Kombucha Kamp blog
Hannah on Twitter
Hannah on Facebook
Hannah on Instagram
Hannah on YouTube
Buy Kombucha from The Kombucha Kamp
Make Your Own Kombucha recipe

950: Jenni Hulet From The Urban Poser Makes The Argument For Paleo Treats

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Yoga teacher, chef, blogger, and author Jenni Hulet is our guest today in Episode 950 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

The gateway into finding Paleo for most people is as a direct result of dealing with some form of chronic health problem. For Jenni Hulet from “The Urban Poser” blog, her life was turned upside down in 2010 when she went from being an active mother, yoga teacher, and chef to being unable to get out of bed because of uncontrollable pain and muscle spasms. After months of unproductive doctor visits going through the conventional medicine route, she began to fear that all her creative pursuits were over and that she would have to resign herself to a life of pain management. Eventually, a doctor was able to identify an emerging autoimmune condition that, though devastating, could be fully recovered through changes in her nutrition and lifestyle. Jenni was diagnosed as severely gluten and casein intolerant and was put on a strict diet and supplement regimen to heal her ravaged body.

The process of facing down her worst fears and walking a lengthy path of recovery inspired a new expression for Jenni’s passion: to bring beauty, flavor, and freedom to those struggling with the fear and difficulty of living with health restrictions. It was out of this vision that her blog was born which perfectly marries her culinary skills and love of beautiful, celebratory food with her compassion for the suffering. Jenni was given the opportunity write a book in 2015 about her amazing story and the baking recipes she loves sharing with her readers called My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking.

Listen in as Jimmy and Jenni have a great conversation about her rock star status on Instagram, autoimmune health issues including her mother’s own multiple sclerosis, how teaching yoga overworked her body, the spasms she experienced all over her body, the medical doctor who finally figured out her underlying issue, the natural health doctor who immediately understood she was dealing with an autoimmune issue, the failure of traditional medicine, how she was Paleo before she knew what it was, her background in baking, the chicken pot pie recipe she shared on “The Paleo Parents” blog, the loving and supportive community in Paleo, why she feels Paleo treats and desserts are perfectly fine in the right circumstance, how using the term “Paleo” is a good catch-all for all the things she is about, her belief that food is so much more than just nourishment and health, why she says her book is about creating traditions and experiences with your family, why she doesn’t do Paleo breads at all, the pans she used for the front cover bundt cakes are rare pans, how her blog was originally about yoga and veganism, and how she lost so many readers and got ugly hate mail when she shifted to Paleo.

GET YOUR FREE SAMPLE OF UCAN SUPERSTARCH

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 950
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Jenni Hulet bio
My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking
“The Urban Poser” blog
Jenni on Facebook
Jenni on Twitter
Jenni on Instagram

943: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Are Back With More Recipes In Make It Paleo 2

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Paleo food bloggers and bestselling cookbook authors Bill Staley And Hayley (Mason) Staley are our guests today in Episode 943 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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There are so many amazing people doing great work in the Paleo community using the vast array of skills and talents they’ve been gifted with to spread the message to the mainstream. Two of the most incredible people pushing healthy Paleo living are the adorable husband-wife dynamic duo named Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from PrimalPalate.com. You may remember them from Jimmy’s previous interviews with them about their books Make It Paleo in 2011 and Gather in 2013. Now they’re back with a brand new book in 2015 entitled Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate.

Listen in as Jimmy, Bill, and Hayley talk about how they’ve inspired people to get backyard chickens, the craving for more and more recipes that fit the Paleo template, Bill’s amazing photography for various cookbooks in the community, their new book is what would happen if Make It Paleo and Gather had a baby, the lessons they’ve learned from photographing food by other authors, their famous dog Charley on Instagram, how they set the original mold for making good Paleo cookbooks, how the recipes in the new book are the next step up for people who have been eating Paleo for a while, the involvement of Hayley’s sushi chef and “pretty Paleo” sister Caitlin in the book, why they included safe starch information in their book although not so much in their recipes, Jimmy’s negative experience eating white rice on Paul Jaminet’s Perfect Health Retreat, the dirty dozen and clean fifteen information they included in their book, the funky names of ingredients they learned from the Netflix show The Mind Of A Chef, how they try to incorporate more organ meats into their recipes for getting quality nutrition (while being appealing to the palate), the companies like Epic bars adding in organ meats to their products, their burger with pork belly recipe that will get people to buy in to it, how you can make your own bacon at home in a week, the benefits of having various kinds of meat smokers, the low-carb friendly recipes throughout their new book, their world-famous chocolate-covered bacon recipe, the meal event recommendations they included in the back of the book, what got them interested in getting backyard chickens ten weeks ago (just don’t get baby chicks in January if you live in the north!), the mixed flock of egg-laying chickens, how Diana Rodgers pushed them to get the chickens, and the busybody neighbor who tried to prevent them from having chickens in their yard.

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GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 943
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 4-15-15)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Bill and Hayley (Mason) Staley bio
Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate
PrimalPalate.com
Bill and Hayley on Twitter
Bill and Hayley on Facebook
Bill and Hayley on Instagram
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #689: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Inspire You To ‘Gather’ Around Paleo
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #509: ‘Make It Paleo’ Authors Bill Staley And Hayley Mason

Category Archives: Cooking

986: Jimmy Moore And Maria Emmerich Make Real Food Focus Of The Ketogenic Cookbook

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Bestselling author, blogger and podcaster Jimmy Moore and ketogenic nutrition expert and author Maria Emmerich are our guests today in Episode 986 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

For many years, there have been cookbooks available to help low-carb dieters spruce up their meal selection and add in a little variety to the mix. But with the increased attention given to ketogenic diets that are low in carbohydrates, moderate in protein, and high in fat over the past few years, the demand for recipes that fit this has been very high while the selection of cookbooks that meet this demand has been next to nil. Until now. Our host Jimmy Moore, author of the 2014 bestselling book on ketogenic diets entitled Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, has joined forces with one of his fellow keto troubadours in wellness expert Maria Emmerich from MariaNutrition.com and author of the 2013 bestseller Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing to create what is sure to be the go-to cookbook for people following the ketogenic diet!

Listen in as Jimmy and Maria discuss the details about their highly-anticipated new book, how the collaboration on this cookbook happened after the runaway success of Keto Clarity in 2014, why a ketogenic diet seems complex to people, why some people are so super-sensitive to carbohydrates that they have to be careful even with lemon juice and spaghetti squash, why they used the word Paleo in the subtitle of their book, how almond flour can prevent ketosis, the cookbook is huge (nearly 400 pages!), how their spouses (Craig and Christine) were involved in this book, the abundance of treats that were included in the book, how the vegetarian recipes and meal plans are the most ketogenic in the book, there’s even a keto bread recipe in the book, how she had to take photos for the cookbook with snow on the ground, how the publisher wanted to put a sandwich on the front cover, the gorgeous front cover that was created by Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from The Primal Palate, the front matter material that is new information that wasn’t included in Jimmy’s Keto Clarity and Maria’s Keto-Adapted, how ketones are very normal, how Maria’s little boys eat ketogenic, how kid-friendly these recipes are, how she left the avocado off of one of her recipe photos, the meal plans provided in the back of the book for various conditions, her slow cooker recipes throughout the book, the recipe index with a little picture of the recipe with the name of the recipe and page number next to it, why there is a real food emphasis in this book, how people are surprised by how easy it is to make things like mayo, how the inferior omega-6 fats don’t satisfy like saturated fats, the three New York Times bestselling authors who endorsed the book on the back cover, and how Costco Canada is carrying the book in all their stores.

GOT BONE BROTH? TRY BARE BONES BROTH

GET $5 OFF YOUR ORDER USING COUPON CODE “LLVLC”
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
WORLD’S 1ST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 986
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
Maria Emmerich bio
MariaNutrition.com
The Ketogenic Cookbook: Nutritious Low-Carb, High-Fat Paleo Meals to Heal Your Body
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing
Maria on Facebook
Maria on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #924: Maria Emmerich And Jimmy Moore – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #854: Maria Emmerich – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #734: Maria Emmerich Teaching The Art Of Healthy Low-Carb, High-Fat Cooking
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #376: Low-Carb Nutritionist Maria Emmerich
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #16: Low-Carb, Pregnancy & Kids | Maria Emmerich and Valerie Berkowitz

976: Mark Schatzker Says Improving Health Starts With Making Real Food Tasty

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Freelance magazine writer, columnist, and author Mark Schatzker is our guest today in Episode 976 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

What if we’ve been addressing the obesity and chronic health epidemics all wrong by putting all the focus on calories? This is a question that award-winning journalist and author Mark Schatzker (listen to Jimmy’s 2010 interview with him in Episode 402) has been investigating for several years and it comes down to this–flavor! Our bodies are hard-wired to be attracted to great-tasting foods because historically these have been the ones with the most nutrition in them. Mark has written a new book about this entitled The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor that details his investigation into how the flavor has been removed from food for decades through genetic manipulation and questionable farming practices.

Listen in as Jimmy and Mark discuss how he’s been “following the flavor trail” since writing his Steak book, how it shocked him that a grass-fed steak tasted the best, a cow gets their nutrients through flavor, how talking about fat and sugar are the wrong direction in discussion nutrition, the consumer is deeply confused by the nutritional claims put on food packaging, making food more abundant and more cheap has stripped real food of its flavor, we’re wired for deliciousness through great food, the reason he called his book The Dorito Effect, we have mastered the art of synthetic flavors, flavor is the language of nutrition, people live in a fake food environment and don’t know what real food is supposed to taste like, how easy it is to down 1200 calories at fast food and still be hungry, real food is satisfying where you eat it and you’re done, the goat study that explains the importance of the connection between flavor and micronutrients, of the hundreds of flavor profiles most people only turn to 20 of them, one of the best indicators of junk food is anything with synthetic flavorings, why “natural flavors” is an utterly meaningless term, consumers still exert a lot of power and can reject the engineered foods, the problem with the tradeoff between quantity and quality, it is possible to get real food that tastes good by sacrificing yield for quality, there’s nothing better than growing your own garden full of food, and how making real food tasting good again will make it more desirable.

WORLD’S 1ST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GOT BONE BROTH? TRY BARE BONES BROTH

GET $5 OFF YOUR ORDER USING COUPON CODE “LLVLC”
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 976
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
Mark Schatzker bio
The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor
MarkSchatzker.com
Mark on Facebook
Mark on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #402: Mark Schatzker Finds The World’s Tastiest Steak

973: Hannah Crum Offers Up Comprehensive Kombucha Info At The Kombucha Kamp

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Kombucha brewing expert Hannah Crum is our guest today in Episode 973 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

There are so many healthy foods that low-carbers aren’t including in their diet because they think they contain too many carbohydrates. One of these foods is Kombucha and we’ve got a bona fide expert named Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum from KombuchaKamp.com here today to share from her vast knowledge about anything and everything related to kombucha. Kombucha Kamp is the most visited website in the world for Kombucha information, recipes and practical advice. Hannah and her business partner Alex LaGory co-founded Kombucha Brewers International, the industry non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting bottled Kombucha around the world. Hannah is considered a leader on the subject of fermented foods, gut health, and the human microbiome.

Listen in to Jimmy and Hannah discuss what kombucha is, why fermented foods are important, what it means to be a “bacteriosapian,” why kombucha has become so popular in recent years, why sugar is an important ingredient in brewing a good kombucha, what the health benefits are of consuming kombucha, and a whole lot more! If you’ve been curious about adding in more kombucha and fermented foods to your diet, don’t miss this amazing interview with Hannah.

GOT BONE BROTH? TRY THE HEALTHY BARE BONES BROTH

GET $5 OFF YOUR ORDER USING COUPON CODE “LLVLC”
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2015

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 973
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum bio
KombuchaKamp.com
The Kombucha Kamp blog
Hannah on Twitter
Hannah on Facebook
Hannah on Instagram
Hannah on YouTube
Buy Kombucha from The Kombucha Kamp
Make Your Own Kombucha recipe

950: Jenni Hulet From The Urban Poser Makes The Argument For Paleo Treats

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Yoga teacher, chef, blogger, and author Jenni Hulet is our guest today in Episode 950 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

The gateway into finding Paleo for most people is as a direct result of dealing with some form of chronic health problem. For Jenni Hulet from “The Urban Poser” blog, her life was turned upside down in 2010 when she went from being an active mother, yoga teacher, and chef to being unable to get out of bed because of uncontrollable pain and muscle spasms. After months of unproductive doctor visits going through the conventional medicine route, she began to fear that all her creative pursuits were over and that she would have to resign herself to a life of pain management. Eventually, a doctor was able to identify an emerging autoimmune condition that, though devastating, could be fully recovered through changes in her nutrition and lifestyle. Jenni was diagnosed as severely gluten and casein intolerant and was put on a strict diet and supplement regimen to heal her ravaged body.

The process of facing down her worst fears and walking a lengthy path of recovery inspired a new expression for Jenni’s passion: to bring beauty, flavor, and freedom to those struggling with the fear and difficulty of living with health restrictions. It was out of this vision that her blog was born which perfectly marries her culinary skills and love of beautiful, celebratory food with her compassion for the suffering. Jenni was given the opportunity write a book in 2015 about her amazing story and the baking recipes she loves sharing with her readers called My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking.

Listen in as Jimmy and Jenni have a great conversation about her rock star status on Instagram, autoimmune health issues including her mother’s own multiple sclerosis, how teaching yoga overworked her body, the spasms she experienced all over her body, the medical doctor who finally figured out her underlying issue, the natural health doctor who immediately understood she was dealing with an autoimmune issue, the failure of traditional medicine, how she was Paleo before she knew what it was, her background in baking, the chicken pot pie recipe she shared on “The Paleo Parents” blog, the loving and supportive community in Paleo, why she feels Paleo treats and desserts are perfectly fine in the right circumstance, how using the term “Paleo” is a good catch-all for all the things she is about, her belief that food is so much more than just nourishment and health, why she says her book is about creating traditions and experiences with your family, why she doesn’t do Paleo breads at all, the pans she used for the front cover bundt cakes are rare pans, how her blog was originally about yoga and veganism, and how she lost so many readers and got ugly hate mail when she shifted to Paleo.

GET YOUR FREE SAMPLE OF UCAN SUPERSTARCH

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 950
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Jenni Hulet bio
My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking
“The Urban Poser” blog
Jenni on Facebook
Jenni on Twitter
Jenni on Instagram

943: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Are Back With More Recipes In Make It Paleo 2

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Paleo food bloggers and bestselling cookbook authors Bill Staley And Hayley (Mason) Staley are our guests today in Episode 943 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

There are so many amazing people doing great work in the Paleo community using the vast array of skills and talents they’ve been gifted with to spread the message to the mainstream. Two of the most incredible people pushing healthy Paleo living are the adorable husband-wife dynamic duo named Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from PrimalPalate.com. You may remember them from Jimmy’s previous interviews with them about their books Make It Paleo in 2011 and Gather in 2013. Now they’re back with a brand new book in 2015 entitled Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate.

Listen in as Jimmy, Bill, and Hayley talk about how they’ve inspired people to get backyard chickens, the craving for more and more recipes that fit the Paleo template, Bill’s amazing photography for various cookbooks in the community, their new book is what would happen if Make It Paleo and Gather had a baby, the lessons they’ve learned from photographing food by other authors, their famous dog Charley on Instagram, how they set the original mold for making good Paleo cookbooks, how the recipes in the new book are the next step up for people who have been eating Paleo for a while, the involvement of Hayley’s sushi chef and “pretty Paleo” sister Caitlin in the book, why they included safe starch information in their book although not so much in their recipes, Jimmy’s negative experience eating white rice on Paul Jaminet’s Perfect Health Retreat, the dirty dozen and clean fifteen information they included in their book, the funky names of ingredients they learned from the Netflix show The Mind Of A Chef, how they try to incorporate more organ meats into their recipes for getting quality nutrition (while being appealing to the palate), the companies like Epic bars adding in organ meats to their products, their burger with pork belly recipe that will get people to buy in to it, how you can make your own bacon at home in a week, the benefits of having various kinds of meat smokers, the low-carb friendly recipes throughout their new book, their world-famous chocolate-covered bacon recipe, the meal event recommendations they included in the back of the book, what got them interested in getting backyard chickens ten weeks ago (just don’t get baby chicks in January if you live in the north!), the mixed flock of egg-laying chickens, how Diana Rodgers pushed them to get the chickens, and the busybody neighbor who tried to prevent them from having chickens in their yard.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 943
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 4-15-15)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Bill and Hayley (Mason) Staley bio
Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate
PrimalPalate.com
Bill and Hayley on Twitter
Bill and Hayley on Facebook
Bill and Hayley on Instagram
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #689: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Inspire You To ‘Gather’ Around Paleo
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #509: ‘Make It Paleo’ Authors Bill Staley And Hayley Mason

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986: Jimmy Moore And Maria Emmerich Make Real Food Focus Of The Ketogenic Cookbook

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Bestselling author, blogger and podcaster Jimmy Moore and ketogenic nutrition expert and author Maria Emmerich are our guests today in Episode 986 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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For many years, there have been cookbooks available to help low-carb dieters spruce up their meal selection and add in a little variety to the mix. But with the increased attention given to ketogenic diets that are low in carbohydrates, moderate in protein, and high in fat over the past few years, the demand for recipes that fit this has been very high while the selection of cookbooks that meet this demand has been next to nil. Until now. Our host Jimmy Moore, author of the 2014 bestselling book on ketogenic diets entitled Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, has joined forces with one of his fellow keto troubadours in wellness expert Maria Emmerich from MariaNutrition.com and author of the 2013 bestseller Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing to create what is sure to be the go-to cookbook for people following the ketogenic diet!

Listen in as Jimmy and Maria discuss the details about their highly-anticipated new book, how the collaboration on this cookbook happened after the runaway success of Keto Clarity in 2014, why a ketogenic diet seems complex to people, why some people are so super-sensitive to carbohydrates that they have to be careful even with lemon juice and spaghetti squash, why they used the word Paleo in the subtitle of their book, how almond flour can prevent ketosis, the cookbook is huge (nearly 400 pages!), how their spouses (Craig and Christine) were involved in this book, the abundance of treats that were included in the book, how the vegetarian recipes and meal plans are the most ketogenic in the book, there’s even a keto bread recipe in the book, how she had to take photos for the cookbook with snow on the ground, how the publisher wanted to put a sandwich on the front cover, the gorgeous front cover that was created by Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from The Primal Palate, the front matter material that is new information that wasn’t included in Jimmy’s Keto Clarity and Maria’s Keto-Adapted, how ketones are very normal, how Maria’s little boys eat ketogenic, how kid-friendly these recipes are, how she left the avocado off of one of her recipe photos, the meal plans provided in the back of the book for various conditions, her slow cooker recipes throughout the book, the recipe index with a little picture of the recipe with the name of the recipe and page number next to it, why there is a real food emphasis in this book, how people are surprised by how easy it is to make things like mayo, how the inferior omega-6 fats don’t satisfy like saturated fats, the three New York Times bestselling authors who endorsed the book on the back cover, and how Costco Canada is carrying the book in all their stores.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 986
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
Maria Emmerich bio
MariaNutrition.com
The Ketogenic Cookbook: Nutritious Low-Carb, High-Fat Paleo Meals to Heal Your Body
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing
Maria on Facebook
Maria on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #924: Maria Emmerich And Jimmy Moore – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #854: Maria Emmerich – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #734: Maria Emmerich Teaching The Art Of Healthy Low-Carb, High-Fat Cooking
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #376: Low-Carb Nutritionist Maria Emmerich
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #16: Low-Carb, Pregnancy & Kids | Maria Emmerich and Valerie Berkowitz

976: Mark Schatzker Says Improving Health Starts With Making Real Food Tasty

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Freelance magazine writer, columnist, and author Mark Schatzker is our guest today in Episode 976 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

What if we’ve been addressing the obesity and chronic health epidemics all wrong by putting all the focus on calories? This is a question that award-winning journalist and author Mark Schatzker (listen to Jimmy’s 2010 interview with him in Episode 402) has been investigating for several years and it comes down to this–flavor! Our bodies are hard-wired to be attracted to great-tasting foods because historically these have been the ones with the most nutrition in them. Mark has written a new book about this entitled The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor that details his investigation into how the flavor has been removed from food for decades through genetic manipulation and questionable farming practices.

Listen in as Jimmy and Mark discuss how he’s been “following the flavor trail” since writing his Steak book, how it shocked him that a grass-fed steak tasted the best, a cow gets their nutrients through flavor, how talking about fat and sugar are the wrong direction in discussion nutrition, the consumer is deeply confused by the nutritional claims put on food packaging, making food more abundant and more cheap has stripped real food of its flavor, we’re wired for deliciousness through great food, the reason he called his book The Dorito Effect, we have mastered the art of synthetic flavors, flavor is the language of nutrition, people live in a fake food environment and don’t know what real food is supposed to taste like, how easy it is to down 1200 calories at fast food and still be hungry, real food is satisfying where you eat it and you’re done, the goat study that explains the importance of the connection between flavor and micronutrients, of the hundreds of flavor profiles most people only turn to 20 of them, one of the best indicators of junk food is anything with synthetic flavorings, why “natural flavors” is an utterly meaningless term, consumers still exert a lot of power and can reject the engineered foods, the problem with the tradeoff between quantity and quality, it is possible to get real food that tastes good by sacrificing yield for quality, there’s nothing better than growing your own garden full of food, and how making real food tasting good again will make it more desirable.

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– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
Mark Schatzker bio
The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor
MarkSchatzker.com
Mark on Facebook
Mark on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #402: Mark Schatzker Finds The World’s Tastiest Steak

973: Hannah Crum Offers Up Comprehensive Kombucha Info At The Kombucha Kamp

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Kombucha brewing expert Hannah Crum is our guest today in Episode 973 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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There are so many healthy foods that low-carbers aren’t including in their diet because they think they contain too many carbohydrates. One of these foods is Kombucha and we’ve got a bona fide expert named Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum from KombuchaKamp.com here today to share from her vast knowledge about anything and everything related to kombucha. Kombucha Kamp is the most visited website in the world for Kombucha information, recipes and practical advice. Hannah and her business partner Alex LaGory co-founded Kombucha Brewers International, the industry non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting bottled Kombucha around the world. Hannah is considered a leader on the subject of fermented foods, gut health, and the human microbiome.

Listen in to Jimmy and Hannah discuss what kombucha is, why fermented foods are important, what it means to be a “bacteriosapian,” why kombucha has become so popular in recent years, why sugar is an important ingredient in brewing a good kombucha, what the health benefits are of consuming kombucha, and a whole lot more! If you’ve been curious about adding in more kombucha and fermented foods to your diet, don’t miss this amazing interview with Hannah.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 973
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum bio
KombuchaKamp.com
The Kombucha Kamp blog
Hannah on Twitter
Hannah on Facebook
Hannah on Instagram
Hannah on YouTube
Buy Kombucha from The Kombucha Kamp
Make Your Own Kombucha recipe

950: Jenni Hulet From The Urban Poser Makes The Argument For Paleo Treats

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Yoga teacher, chef, blogger, and author Jenni Hulet is our guest today in Episode 950 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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The gateway into finding Paleo for most people is as a direct result of dealing with some form of chronic health problem. For Jenni Hulet from “The Urban Poser” blog, her life was turned upside down in 2010 when she went from being an active mother, yoga teacher, and chef to being unable to get out of bed because of uncontrollable pain and muscle spasms. After months of unproductive doctor visits going through the conventional medicine route, she began to fear that all her creative pursuits were over and that she would have to resign herself to a life of pain management. Eventually, a doctor was able to identify an emerging autoimmune condition that, though devastating, could be fully recovered through changes in her nutrition and lifestyle. Jenni was diagnosed as severely gluten and casein intolerant and was put on a strict diet and supplement regimen to heal her ravaged body.

The process of facing down her worst fears and walking a lengthy path of recovery inspired a new expression for Jenni’s passion: to bring beauty, flavor, and freedom to those struggling with the fear and difficulty of living with health restrictions. It was out of this vision that her blog was born which perfectly marries her culinary skills and love of beautiful, celebratory food with her compassion for the suffering. Jenni was given the opportunity write a book in 2015 about her amazing story and the baking recipes she loves sharing with her readers called My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking.

Listen in as Jimmy and Jenni have a great conversation about her rock star status on Instagram, autoimmune health issues including her mother’s own multiple sclerosis, how teaching yoga overworked her body, the spasms she experienced all over her body, the medical doctor who finally figured out her underlying issue, the natural health doctor who immediately understood she was dealing with an autoimmune issue, the failure of traditional medicine, how she was Paleo before she knew what it was, her background in baking, the chicken pot pie recipe she shared on “The Paleo Parents” blog, the loving and supportive community in Paleo, why she feels Paleo treats and desserts are perfectly fine in the right circumstance, how using the term “Paleo” is a good catch-all for all the things she is about, her belief that food is so much more than just nourishment and health, why she says her book is about creating traditions and experiences with your family, why she doesn’t do Paleo breads at all, the pans she used for the front cover bundt cakes are rare pans, how her blog was originally about yoga and veganism, and how she lost so many readers and got ugly hate mail when she shifted to Paleo.

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Jenni Hulet bio
My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking
“The Urban Poser” blog
Jenni on Facebook
Jenni on Twitter
Jenni on Instagram

943: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Are Back With More Recipes In Make It Paleo 2

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Paleo food bloggers and bestselling cookbook authors Bill Staley And Hayley (Mason) Staley are our guests today in Episode 943 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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There are so many amazing people doing great work in the Paleo community using the vast array of skills and talents they’ve been gifted with to spread the message to the mainstream. Two of the most incredible people pushing healthy Paleo living are the adorable husband-wife dynamic duo named Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from PrimalPalate.com. You may remember them from Jimmy’s previous interviews with them about their books Make It Paleo in 2011 and Gather in 2013. Now they’re back with a brand new book in 2015 entitled Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate.

Listen in as Jimmy, Bill, and Hayley talk about how they’ve inspired people to get backyard chickens, the craving for more and more recipes that fit the Paleo template, Bill’s amazing photography for various cookbooks in the community, their new book is what would happen if Make It Paleo and Gather had a baby, the lessons they’ve learned from photographing food by other authors, their famous dog Charley on Instagram, how they set the original mold for making good Paleo cookbooks, how the recipes in the new book are the next step up for people who have been eating Paleo for a while, the involvement of Hayley’s sushi chef and “pretty Paleo” sister Caitlin in the book, why they included safe starch information in their book although not so much in their recipes, Jimmy’s negative experience eating white rice on Paul Jaminet’s Perfect Health Retreat, the dirty dozen and clean fifteen information they included in their book, the funky names of ingredients they learned from the Netflix show The Mind Of A Chef, how they try to incorporate more organ meats into their recipes for getting quality nutrition (while being appealing to the palate), the companies like Epic bars adding in organ meats to their products, their burger with pork belly recipe that will get people to buy in to it, how you can make your own bacon at home in a week, the benefits of having various kinds of meat smokers, the low-carb friendly recipes throughout their new book, their world-famous chocolate-covered bacon recipe, the meal event recommendations they included in the back of the book, what got them interested in getting backyard chickens ten weeks ago (just don’t get baby chicks in January if you live in the north!), the mixed flock of egg-laying chickens, how Diana Rodgers pushed them to get the chickens, and the busybody neighbor who tried to prevent them from having chickens in their yard.

GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 943
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 4-15-15)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Bill and Hayley (Mason) Staley bio
Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate
PrimalPalate.com
Bill and Hayley on Twitter
Bill and Hayley on Facebook
Bill and Hayley on Instagram
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #689: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Inspire You To ‘Gather’ Around Paleo
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #509: ‘Make It Paleo’ Authors Bill Staley And Hayley Mason

Category Archives: Cooking

986: Jimmy Moore And Maria Emmerich Make Real Food Focus Of The Ketogenic Cookbook

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Bestselling author, blogger and podcaster Jimmy Moore and ketogenic nutrition expert and author Maria Emmerich are our guests today in Episode 986 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

For many years, there have been cookbooks available to help low-carb dieters spruce up their meal selection and add in a little variety to the mix. But with the increased attention given to ketogenic diets that are low in carbohydrates, moderate in protein, and high in fat over the past few years, the demand for recipes that fit this has been very high while the selection of cookbooks that meet this demand has been next to nil. Until now. Our host Jimmy Moore, author of the 2014 bestselling book on ketogenic diets entitled Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, has joined forces with one of his fellow keto troubadours in wellness expert Maria Emmerich from MariaNutrition.com and author of the 2013 bestseller Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing to create what is sure to be the go-to cookbook for people following the ketogenic diet!

Listen in as Jimmy and Maria discuss the details about their highly-anticipated new book, how the collaboration on this cookbook happened after the runaway success of Keto Clarity in 2014, why a ketogenic diet seems complex to people, why some people are so super-sensitive to carbohydrates that they have to be careful even with lemon juice and spaghetti squash, why they used the word Paleo in the subtitle of their book, how almond flour can prevent ketosis, the cookbook is huge (nearly 400 pages!), how their spouses (Craig and Christine) were involved in this book, the abundance of treats that were included in the book, how the vegetarian recipes and meal plans are the most ketogenic in the book, there’s even a keto bread recipe in the book, how she had to take photos for the cookbook with snow on the ground, how the publisher wanted to put a sandwich on the front cover, the gorgeous front cover that was created by Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from The Primal Palate, the front matter material that is new information that wasn’t included in Jimmy’s Keto Clarity and Maria’s Keto-Adapted, how ketones are very normal, how Maria’s little boys eat ketogenic, how kid-friendly these recipes are, how she left the avocado off of one of her recipe photos, the meal plans provided in the back of the book for various conditions, her slow cooker recipes throughout the book, the recipe index with a little picture of the recipe with the name of the recipe and page number next to it, why there is a real food emphasis in this book, how people are surprised by how easy it is to make things like mayo, how the inferior omega-6 fats don’t satisfy like saturated fats, the three New York Times bestselling authors who endorsed the book on the back cover, and how Costco Canada is carrying the book in all their stores.

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GET $5 OFF YOUR ORDER USING COUPON CODE “LLVLC”
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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 986
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
Maria Emmerich bio
MariaNutrition.com
The Ketogenic Cookbook: Nutritious Low-Carb, High-Fat Paleo Meals to Heal Your Body
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing
Maria on Facebook
Maria on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #924: Maria Emmerich And Jimmy Moore – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #854: Maria Emmerich – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #734: Maria Emmerich Teaching The Art Of Healthy Low-Carb, High-Fat Cooking
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #376: Low-Carb Nutritionist Maria Emmerich
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #16: Low-Carb, Pregnancy & Kids | Maria Emmerich and Valerie Berkowitz

976: Mark Schatzker Says Improving Health Starts With Making Real Food Tasty

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Freelance magazine writer, columnist, and author Mark Schatzker is our guest today in Episode 976 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

What if we’ve been addressing the obesity and chronic health epidemics all wrong by putting all the focus on calories? This is a question that award-winning journalist and author Mark Schatzker (listen to Jimmy’s 2010 interview with him in Episode 402) has been investigating for several years and it comes down to this–flavor! Our bodies are hard-wired to be attracted to great-tasting foods because historically these have been the ones with the most nutrition in them. Mark has written a new book about this entitled The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor that details his investigation into how the flavor has been removed from food for decades through genetic manipulation and questionable farming practices.

Listen in as Jimmy and Mark discuss how he’s been “following the flavor trail” since writing his Steak book, how it shocked him that a grass-fed steak tasted the best, a cow gets their nutrients through flavor, how talking about fat and sugar are the wrong direction in discussion nutrition, the consumer is deeply confused by the nutritional claims put on food packaging, making food more abundant and more cheap has stripped real food of its flavor, we’re wired for deliciousness through great food, the reason he called his book The Dorito Effect, we have mastered the art of synthetic flavors, flavor is the language of nutrition, people live in a fake food environment and don’t know what real food is supposed to taste like, how easy it is to down 1200 calories at fast food and still be hungry, real food is satisfying where you eat it and you’re done, the goat study that explains the importance of the connection between flavor and micronutrients, of the hundreds of flavor profiles most people only turn to 20 of them, one of the best indicators of junk food is anything with synthetic flavorings, why “natural flavors” is an utterly meaningless term, consumers still exert a lot of power and can reject the engineered foods, the problem with the tradeoff between quantity and quality, it is possible to get real food that tastes good by sacrificing yield for quality, there’s nothing better than growing your own garden full of food, and how making real food tasting good again will make it more desirable.

WORLD’S 1ST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

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GOT BONE BROTH? TRY BARE BONES BROTH

GET $5 OFF YOUR ORDER USING COUPON CODE “LLVLC”
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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 976
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
Mark Schatzker bio
The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor
MarkSchatzker.com
Mark on Facebook
Mark on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #402: Mark Schatzker Finds The World’s Tastiest Steak

973: Hannah Crum Offers Up Comprehensive Kombucha Info At The Kombucha Kamp

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Kombucha brewing expert Hannah Crum is our guest today in Episode 973 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

There are so many healthy foods that low-carbers aren’t including in their diet because they think they contain too many carbohydrates. One of these foods is Kombucha and we’ve got a bona fide expert named Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum from KombuchaKamp.com here today to share from her vast knowledge about anything and everything related to kombucha. Kombucha Kamp is the most visited website in the world for Kombucha information, recipes and practical advice. Hannah and her business partner Alex LaGory co-founded Kombucha Brewers International, the industry non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting bottled Kombucha around the world. Hannah is considered a leader on the subject of fermented foods, gut health, and the human microbiome.

Listen in to Jimmy and Hannah discuss what kombucha is, why fermented foods are important, what it means to be a “bacteriosapian,” why kombucha has become so popular in recent years, why sugar is an important ingredient in brewing a good kombucha, what the health benefits are of consuming kombucha, and a whole lot more! If you’ve been curious about adding in more kombucha and fermented foods to your diet, don’t miss this amazing interview with Hannah.

GOT BONE BROTH? TRY THE HEALTHY BARE BONES BROTH

GET $5 OFF YOUR ORDER USING COUPON CODE “LLVLC”
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2015

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 973
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum bio
KombuchaKamp.com
The Kombucha Kamp blog
Hannah on Twitter
Hannah on Facebook
Hannah on Instagram
Hannah on YouTube
Buy Kombucha from The Kombucha Kamp
Make Your Own Kombucha recipe

950: Jenni Hulet From The Urban Poser Makes The Argument For Paleo Treats

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Yoga teacher, chef, blogger, and author Jenni Hulet is our guest today in Episode 950 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

The gateway into finding Paleo for most people is as a direct result of dealing with some form of chronic health problem. For Jenni Hulet from “The Urban Poser” blog, her life was turned upside down in 2010 when she went from being an active mother, yoga teacher, and chef to being unable to get out of bed because of uncontrollable pain and muscle spasms. After months of unproductive doctor visits going through the conventional medicine route, she began to fear that all her creative pursuits were over and that she would have to resign herself to a life of pain management. Eventually, a doctor was able to identify an emerging autoimmune condition that, though devastating, could be fully recovered through changes in her nutrition and lifestyle. Jenni was diagnosed as severely gluten and casein intolerant and was put on a strict diet and supplement regimen to heal her ravaged body.

The process of facing down her worst fears and walking a lengthy path of recovery inspired a new expression for Jenni’s passion: to bring beauty, flavor, and freedom to those struggling with the fear and difficulty of living with health restrictions. It was out of this vision that her blog was born which perfectly marries her culinary skills and love of beautiful, celebratory food with her compassion for the suffering. Jenni was given the opportunity write a book in 2015 about her amazing story and the baking recipes she loves sharing with her readers called My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking.

Listen in as Jimmy and Jenni have a great conversation about her rock star status on Instagram, autoimmune health issues including her mother’s own multiple sclerosis, how teaching yoga overworked her body, the spasms she experienced all over her body, the medical doctor who finally figured out her underlying issue, the natural health doctor who immediately understood she was dealing with an autoimmune issue, the failure of traditional medicine, how she was Paleo before she knew what it was, her background in baking, the chicken pot pie recipe she shared on “The Paleo Parents” blog, the loving and supportive community in Paleo, why she feels Paleo treats and desserts are perfectly fine in the right circumstance, how using the term “Paleo” is a good catch-all for all the things she is about, her belief that food is so much more than just nourishment and health, why she says her book is about creating traditions and experiences with your family, why she doesn’t do Paleo breads at all, the pans she used for the front cover bundt cakes are rare pans, how her blog was originally about yoga and veganism, and how she lost so many readers and got ugly hate mail when she shifted to Paleo.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 950
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Jenni Hulet bio
My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking
“The Urban Poser” blog
Jenni on Facebook
Jenni on Twitter
Jenni on Instagram

943: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Are Back With More Recipes In Make It Paleo 2

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Paleo food bloggers and bestselling cookbook authors Bill Staley And Hayley (Mason) Staley are our guests today in Episode 943 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

There are so many amazing people doing great work in the Paleo community using the vast array of skills and talents they’ve been gifted with to spread the message to the mainstream. Two of the most incredible people pushing healthy Paleo living are the adorable husband-wife dynamic duo named Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from PrimalPalate.com. You may remember them from Jimmy’s previous interviews with them about their books Make It Paleo in 2011 and Gather in 2013. Now they’re back with a brand new book in 2015 entitled Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate.

Listen in as Jimmy, Bill, and Hayley talk about how they’ve inspired people to get backyard chickens, the craving for more and more recipes that fit the Paleo template, Bill’s amazing photography for various cookbooks in the community, their new book is what would happen if Make It Paleo and Gather had a baby, the lessons they’ve learned from photographing food by other authors, their famous dog Charley on Instagram, how they set the original mold for making good Paleo cookbooks, how the recipes in the new book are the next step up for people who have been eating Paleo for a while, the involvement of Hayley’s sushi chef and “pretty Paleo” sister Caitlin in the book, why they included safe starch information in their book although not so much in their recipes, Jimmy’s negative experience eating white rice on Paul Jaminet’s Perfect Health Retreat, the dirty dozen and clean fifteen information they included in their book, the funky names of ingredients they learned from the Netflix show The Mind Of A Chef, how they try to incorporate more organ meats into their recipes for getting quality nutrition (while being appealing to the palate), the companies like Epic bars adding in organ meats to their products, their burger with pork belly recipe that will get people to buy in to it, how you can make your own bacon at home in a week, the benefits of having various kinds of meat smokers, the low-carb friendly recipes throughout their new book, their world-famous chocolate-covered bacon recipe, the meal event recommendations they included in the back of the book, what got them interested in getting backyard chickens ten weeks ago (just don’t get baby chicks in January if you live in the north!), the mixed flock of egg-laying chickens, how Diana Rodgers pushed them to get the chickens, and the busybody neighbor who tried to prevent them from having chickens in their yard.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 943
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 4-15-15)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Bill and Hayley (Mason) Staley bio
Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate
PrimalPalate.com
Bill and Hayley on Twitter
Bill and Hayley on Facebook
Bill and Hayley on Instagram
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #689: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Inspire You To ‘Gather’ Around Paleo
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #509: ‘Make It Paleo’ Authors Bill Staley And Hayley Mason

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986: Jimmy Moore And Maria Emmerich Make Real Food Focus Of The Ketogenic Cookbook

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Bestselling author, blogger and podcaster Jimmy Moore and ketogenic nutrition expert and author Maria Emmerich are our guests today in Episode 986 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

For many years, there have been cookbooks available to help low-carb dieters spruce up their meal selection and add in a little variety to the mix. But with the increased attention given to ketogenic diets that are low in carbohydrates, moderate in protein, and high in fat over the past few years, the demand for recipes that fit this has been very high while the selection of cookbooks that meet this demand has been next to nil. Until now. Our host Jimmy Moore, author of the 2014 bestselling book on ketogenic diets entitled Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, has joined forces with one of his fellow keto troubadours in wellness expert Maria Emmerich from MariaNutrition.com and author of the 2013 bestseller Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing to create what is sure to be the go-to cookbook for people following the ketogenic diet!

Listen in as Jimmy and Maria discuss the details about their highly-anticipated new book, how the collaboration on this cookbook happened after the runaway success of Keto Clarity in 2014, why a ketogenic diet seems complex to people, why some people are so super-sensitive to carbohydrates that they have to be careful even with lemon juice and spaghetti squash, why they used the word Paleo in the subtitle of their book, how almond flour can prevent ketosis, the cookbook is huge (nearly 400 pages!), how their spouses (Craig and Christine) were involved in this book, the abundance of treats that were included in the book, how the vegetarian recipes and meal plans are the most ketogenic in the book, there’s even a keto bread recipe in the book, how she had to take photos for the cookbook with snow on the ground, how the publisher wanted to put a sandwich on the front cover, the gorgeous front cover that was created by Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from The Primal Palate, the front matter material that is new information that wasn’t included in Jimmy’s Keto Clarity and Maria’s Keto-Adapted, how ketones are very normal, how Maria’s little boys eat ketogenic, how kid-friendly these recipes are, how she left the avocado off of one of her recipe photos, the meal plans provided in the back of the book for various conditions, her slow cooker recipes throughout the book, the recipe index with a little picture of the recipe with the name of the recipe and page number next to it, why there is a real food emphasis in this book, how people are surprised by how easy it is to make things like mayo, how the inferior omega-6 fats don’t satisfy like saturated fats, the three New York Times bestselling authors who endorsed the book on the back cover, and how Costco Canada is carrying the book in all their stores.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 986
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
Maria Emmerich bio
MariaNutrition.com
The Ketogenic Cookbook: Nutritious Low-Carb, High-Fat Paleo Meals to Heal Your Body
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing
Maria on Facebook
Maria on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #924: Maria Emmerich And Jimmy Moore – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #854: Maria Emmerich – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #734: Maria Emmerich Teaching The Art Of Healthy Low-Carb, High-Fat Cooking
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #376: Low-Carb Nutritionist Maria Emmerich
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #16: Low-Carb, Pregnancy & Kids | Maria Emmerich and Valerie Berkowitz

976: Mark Schatzker Says Improving Health Starts With Making Real Food Tasty

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Freelance magazine writer, columnist, and author Mark Schatzker is our guest today in Episode 976 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

What if we’ve been addressing the obesity and chronic health epidemics all wrong by putting all the focus on calories? This is a question that award-winning journalist and author Mark Schatzker (listen to Jimmy’s 2010 interview with him in Episode 402) has been investigating for several years and it comes down to this–flavor! Our bodies are hard-wired to be attracted to great-tasting foods because historically these have been the ones with the most nutrition in them. Mark has written a new book about this entitled The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor that details his investigation into how the flavor has been removed from food for decades through genetic manipulation and questionable farming practices.

Listen in as Jimmy and Mark discuss how he’s been “following the flavor trail” since writing his Steak book, how it shocked him that a grass-fed steak tasted the best, a cow gets their nutrients through flavor, how talking about fat and sugar are the wrong direction in discussion nutrition, the consumer is deeply confused by the nutritional claims put on food packaging, making food more abundant and more cheap has stripped real food of its flavor, we’re wired for deliciousness through great food, the reason he called his book The Dorito Effect, we have mastered the art of synthetic flavors, flavor is the language of nutrition, people live in a fake food environment and don’t know what real food is supposed to taste like, how easy it is to down 1200 calories at fast food and still be hungry, real food is satisfying where you eat it and you’re done, the goat study that explains the importance of the connection between flavor and micronutrients, of the hundreds of flavor profiles most people only turn to 20 of them, one of the best indicators of junk food is anything with synthetic flavorings, why “natural flavors” is an utterly meaningless term, consumers still exert a lot of power and can reject the engineered foods, the problem with the tradeoff between quantity and quality, it is possible to get real food that tastes good by sacrificing yield for quality, there’s nothing better than growing your own garden full of food, and how making real food tasting good again will make it more desirable.

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– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
Mark Schatzker bio
The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor
MarkSchatzker.com
Mark on Facebook
Mark on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #402: Mark Schatzker Finds The World’s Tastiest Steak

973: Hannah Crum Offers Up Comprehensive Kombucha Info At The Kombucha Kamp

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Kombucha brewing expert Hannah Crum is our guest today in Episode 973 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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There are so many healthy foods that low-carbers aren’t including in their diet because they think they contain too many carbohydrates. One of these foods is Kombucha and we’ve got a bona fide expert named Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum from KombuchaKamp.com here today to share from her vast knowledge about anything and everything related to kombucha. Kombucha Kamp is the most visited website in the world for Kombucha information, recipes and practical advice. Hannah and her business partner Alex LaGory co-founded Kombucha Brewers International, the industry non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting bottled Kombucha around the world. Hannah is considered a leader on the subject of fermented foods, gut health, and the human microbiome.

Listen in to Jimmy and Hannah discuss what kombucha is, why fermented foods are important, what it means to be a “bacteriosapian,” why kombucha has become so popular in recent years, why sugar is an important ingredient in brewing a good kombucha, what the health benefits are of consuming kombucha, and a whole lot more! If you’ve been curious about adding in more kombucha and fermented foods to your diet, don’t miss this amazing interview with Hannah.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 973
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum bio
KombuchaKamp.com
The Kombucha Kamp blog
Hannah on Twitter
Hannah on Facebook
Hannah on Instagram
Hannah on YouTube
Buy Kombucha from The Kombucha Kamp
Make Your Own Kombucha recipe

950: Jenni Hulet From The Urban Poser Makes The Argument For Paleo Treats

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Yoga teacher, chef, blogger, and author Jenni Hulet is our guest today in Episode 950 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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The gateway into finding Paleo for most people is as a direct result of dealing with some form of chronic health problem. For Jenni Hulet from “The Urban Poser” blog, her life was turned upside down in 2010 when she went from being an active mother, yoga teacher, and chef to being unable to get out of bed because of uncontrollable pain and muscle spasms. After months of unproductive doctor visits going through the conventional medicine route, she began to fear that all her creative pursuits were over and that she would have to resign herself to a life of pain management. Eventually, a doctor was able to identify an emerging autoimmune condition that, though devastating, could be fully recovered through changes in her nutrition and lifestyle. Jenni was diagnosed as severely gluten and casein intolerant and was put on a strict diet and supplement regimen to heal her ravaged body.

The process of facing down her worst fears and walking a lengthy path of recovery inspired a new expression for Jenni’s passion: to bring beauty, flavor, and freedom to those struggling with the fear and difficulty of living with health restrictions. It was out of this vision that her blog was born which perfectly marries her culinary skills and love of beautiful, celebratory food with her compassion for the suffering. Jenni was given the opportunity write a book in 2015 about her amazing story and the baking recipes she loves sharing with her readers called My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking.

Listen in as Jimmy and Jenni have a great conversation about her rock star status on Instagram, autoimmune health issues including her mother’s own multiple sclerosis, how teaching yoga overworked her body, the spasms she experienced all over her body, the medical doctor who finally figured out her underlying issue, the natural health doctor who immediately understood she was dealing with an autoimmune issue, the failure of traditional medicine, how she was Paleo before she knew what it was, her background in baking, the chicken pot pie recipe she shared on “The Paleo Parents” blog, the loving and supportive community in Paleo, why she feels Paleo treats and desserts are perfectly fine in the right circumstance, how using the term “Paleo” is a good catch-all for all the things she is about, her belief that food is so much more than just nourishment and health, why she says her book is about creating traditions and experiences with your family, why she doesn’t do Paleo breads at all, the pans she used for the front cover bundt cakes are rare pans, how her blog was originally about yoga and veganism, and how she lost so many readers and got ugly hate mail when she shifted to Paleo.

GET YOUR FREE SAMPLE OF UCAN SUPERSTARCH

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 950
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Jenni Hulet bio
My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking
“The Urban Poser” blog
Jenni on Facebook
Jenni on Twitter
Jenni on Instagram

943: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Are Back With More Recipes In Make It Paleo 2

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Paleo food bloggers and bestselling cookbook authors Bill Staley And Hayley (Mason) Staley are our guests today in Episode 943 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

There are so many amazing people doing great work in the Paleo community using the vast array of skills and talents they’ve been gifted with to spread the message to the mainstream. Two of the most incredible people pushing healthy Paleo living are the adorable husband-wife dynamic duo named Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from PrimalPalate.com. You may remember them from Jimmy’s previous interviews with them about their books Make It Paleo in 2011 and Gather in 2013. Now they’re back with a brand new book in 2015 entitled Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate.

Listen in as Jimmy, Bill, and Hayley talk about how they’ve inspired people to get backyard chickens, the craving for more and more recipes that fit the Paleo template, Bill’s amazing photography for various cookbooks in the community, their new book is what would happen if Make It Paleo and Gather had a baby, the lessons they’ve learned from photographing food by other authors, their famous dog Charley on Instagram, how they set the original mold for making good Paleo cookbooks, how the recipes in the new book are the next step up for people who have been eating Paleo for a while, the involvement of Hayley’s sushi chef and “pretty Paleo” sister Caitlin in the book, why they included safe starch information in their book although not so much in their recipes, Jimmy’s negative experience eating white rice on Paul Jaminet’s Perfect Health Retreat, the dirty dozen and clean fifteen information they included in their book, the funky names of ingredients they learned from the Netflix show The Mind Of A Chef, how they try to incorporate more organ meats into their recipes for getting quality nutrition (while being appealing to the palate), the companies like Epic bars adding in organ meats to their products, their burger with pork belly recipe that will get people to buy in to it, how you can make your own bacon at home in a week, the benefits of having various kinds of meat smokers, the low-carb friendly recipes throughout their new book, their world-famous chocolate-covered bacon recipe, the meal event recommendations they included in the back of the book, what got them interested in getting backyard chickens ten weeks ago (just don’t get baby chicks in January if you live in the north!), the mixed flock of egg-laying chickens, how Diana Rodgers pushed them to get the chickens, and the busybody neighbor who tried to prevent them from having chickens in their yard.

GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 943
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 4-15-15)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Bill and Hayley (Mason) Staley bio
Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate
PrimalPalate.com
Bill and Hayley on Twitter
Bill and Hayley on Facebook
Bill and Hayley on Instagram
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #689: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Inspire You To ‘Gather’ Around Paleo
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #509: ‘Make It Paleo’ Authors Bill Staley And Hayley Mason

Category Archives: Cooking

986: Jimmy Moore And Maria Emmerich Make Real Food Focus Of The Ketogenic Cookbook

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Bestselling author, blogger and podcaster Jimmy Moore and ketogenic nutrition expert and author Maria Emmerich are our guests today in Episode 986 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

For many years, there have been cookbooks available to help low-carb dieters spruce up their meal selection and add in a little variety to the mix. But with the increased attention given to ketogenic diets that are low in carbohydrates, moderate in protein, and high in fat over the past few years, the demand for recipes that fit this has been very high while the selection of cookbooks that meet this demand has been next to nil. Until now. Our host Jimmy Moore, author of the 2014 bestselling book on ketogenic diets entitled Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, has joined forces with one of his fellow keto troubadours in wellness expert Maria Emmerich from MariaNutrition.com and author of the 2013 bestseller Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing to create what is sure to be the go-to cookbook for people following the ketogenic diet!

Listen in as Jimmy and Maria discuss the details about their highly-anticipated new book, how the collaboration on this cookbook happened after the runaway success of Keto Clarity in 2014, why a ketogenic diet seems complex to people, why some people are so super-sensitive to carbohydrates that they have to be careful even with lemon juice and spaghetti squash, why they used the word Paleo in the subtitle of their book, how almond flour can prevent ketosis, the cookbook is huge (nearly 400 pages!), how their spouses (Craig and Christine) were involved in this book, the abundance of treats that were included in the book, how the vegetarian recipes and meal plans are the most ketogenic in the book, there’s even a keto bread recipe in the book, how she had to take photos for the cookbook with snow on the ground, how the publisher wanted to put a sandwich on the front cover, the gorgeous front cover that was created by Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from The Primal Palate, the front matter material that is new information that wasn’t included in Jimmy’s Keto Clarity and Maria’s Keto-Adapted, how ketones are very normal, how Maria’s little boys eat ketogenic, how kid-friendly these recipes are, how she left the avocado off of one of her recipe photos, the meal plans provided in the back of the book for various conditions, her slow cooker recipes throughout the book, the recipe index with a little picture of the recipe with the name of the recipe and page number next to it, why there is a real food emphasis in this book, how people are surprised by how easy it is to make things like mayo, how the inferior omega-6 fats don’t satisfy like saturated fats, the three New York Times bestselling authors who endorsed the book on the back cover, and how Costco Canada is carrying the book in all their stores.

GOT BONE BROTH? TRY BARE BONES BROTH

GET $5 OFF YOUR ORDER USING COUPON CODE “LLVLC”
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
WORLD’S 1ST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 986
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
Maria Emmerich bio
MariaNutrition.com
The Ketogenic Cookbook: Nutritious Low-Carb, High-Fat Paleo Meals to Heal Your Body
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing
Maria on Facebook
Maria on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #924: Maria Emmerich And Jimmy Moore – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #854: Maria Emmerich – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #734: Maria Emmerich Teaching The Art Of Healthy Low-Carb, High-Fat Cooking
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #376: Low-Carb Nutritionist Maria Emmerich
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #16: Low-Carb, Pregnancy & Kids | Maria Emmerich and Valerie Berkowitz

976: Mark Schatzker Says Improving Health Starts With Making Real Food Tasty

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Freelance magazine writer, columnist, and author Mark Schatzker is our guest today in Episode 976 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

What if we’ve been addressing the obesity and chronic health epidemics all wrong by putting all the focus on calories? This is a question that award-winning journalist and author Mark Schatzker (listen to Jimmy’s 2010 interview with him in Episode 402) has been investigating for several years and it comes down to this–flavor! Our bodies are hard-wired to be attracted to great-tasting foods because historically these have been the ones with the most nutrition in them. Mark has written a new book about this entitled The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor that details his investigation into how the flavor has been removed from food for decades through genetic manipulation and questionable farming practices.

Listen in as Jimmy and Mark discuss how he’s been “following the flavor trail” since writing his Steak book, how it shocked him that a grass-fed steak tasted the best, a cow gets their nutrients through flavor, how talking about fat and sugar are the wrong direction in discussion nutrition, the consumer is deeply confused by the nutritional claims put on food packaging, making food more abundant and more cheap has stripped real food of its flavor, we’re wired for deliciousness through great food, the reason he called his book The Dorito Effect, we have mastered the art of synthetic flavors, flavor is the language of nutrition, people live in a fake food environment and don’t know what real food is supposed to taste like, how easy it is to down 1200 calories at fast food and still be hungry, real food is satisfying where you eat it and you’re done, the goat study that explains the importance of the connection between flavor and micronutrients, of the hundreds of flavor profiles most people only turn to 20 of them, one of the best indicators of junk food is anything with synthetic flavorings, why “natural flavors” is an utterly meaningless term, consumers still exert a lot of power and can reject the engineered foods, the problem with the tradeoff between quantity and quality, it is possible to get real food that tastes good by sacrificing yield for quality, there’s nothing better than growing your own garden full of food, and how making real food tasting good again will make it more desirable.

WORLD’S 1ST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GOT BONE BROTH? TRY BARE BONES BROTH

GET $5 OFF YOUR ORDER USING COUPON CODE “LLVLC”
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 976
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
Mark Schatzker bio
The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor
MarkSchatzker.com
Mark on Facebook
Mark on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #402: Mark Schatzker Finds The World’s Tastiest Steak

973: Hannah Crum Offers Up Comprehensive Kombucha Info At The Kombucha Kamp

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Kombucha brewing expert Hannah Crum is our guest today in Episode 973 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

There are so many healthy foods that low-carbers aren’t including in their diet because they think they contain too many carbohydrates. One of these foods is Kombucha and we’ve got a bona fide expert named Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum from KombuchaKamp.com here today to share from her vast knowledge about anything and everything related to kombucha. Kombucha Kamp is the most visited website in the world for Kombucha information, recipes and practical advice. Hannah and her business partner Alex LaGory co-founded Kombucha Brewers International, the industry non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting bottled Kombucha around the world. Hannah is considered a leader on the subject of fermented foods, gut health, and the human microbiome.

Listen in to Jimmy and Hannah discuss what kombucha is, why fermented foods are important, what it means to be a “bacteriosapian,” why kombucha has become so popular in recent years, why sugar is an important ingredient in brewing a good kombucha, what the health benefits are of consuming kombucha, and a whole lot more! If you’ve been curious about adding in more kombucha and fermented foods to your diet, don’t miss this amazing interview with Hannah.

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– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum bio
KombuchaKamp.com
The Kombucha Kamp blog
Hannah on Twitter
Hannah on Facebook
Hannah on Instagram
Hannah on YouTube
Buy Kombucha from The Kombucha Kamp
Make Your Own Kombucha recipe

950: Jenni Hulet From The Urban Poser Makes The Argument For Paleo Treats

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Yoga teacher, chef, blogger, and author Jenni Hulet is our guest today in Episode 950 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

The gateway into finding Paleo for most people is as a direct result of dealing with some form of chronic health problem. For Jenni Hulet from “The Urban Poser” blog, her life was turned upside down in 2010 when she went from being an active mother, yoga teacher, and chef to being unable to get out of bed because of uncontrollable pain and muscle spasms. After months of unproductive doctor visits going through the conventional medicine route, she began to fear that all her creative pursuits were over and that she would have to resign herself to a life of pain management. Eventually, a doctor was able to identify an emerging autoimmune condition that, though devastating, could be fully recovered through changes in her nutrition and lifestyle. Jenni was diagnosed as severely gluten and casein intolerant and was put on a strict diet and supplement regimen to heal her ravaged body.

The process of facing down her worst fears and walking a lengthy path of recovery inspired a new expression for Jenni’s passion: to bring beauty, flavor, and freedom to those struggling with the fear and difficulty of living with health restrictions. It was out of this vision that her blog was born which perfectly marries her culinary skills and love of beautiful, celebratory food with her compassion for the suffering. Jenni was given the opportunity write a book in 2015 about her amazing story and the baking recipes she loves sharing with her readers called My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking.

Listen in as Jimmy and Jenni have a great conversation about her rock star status on Instagram, autoimmune health issues including her mother’s own multiple sclerosis, how teaching yoga overworked her body, the spasms she experienced all over her body, the medical doctor who finally figured out her underlying issue, the natural health doctor who immediately understood she was dealing with an autoimmune issue, the failure of traditional medicine, how she was Paleo before she knew what it was, her background in baking, the chicken pot pie recipe she shared on “The Paleo Parents” blog, the loving and supportive community in Paleo, why she feels Paleo treats and desserts are perfectly fine in the right circumstance, how using the term “Paleo” is a good catch-all for all the things she is about, her belief that food is so much more than just nourishment and health, why she says her book is about creating traditions and experiences with your family, why she doesn’t do Paleo breads at all, the pans she used for the front cover bundt cakes are rare pans, how her blog was originally about yoga and veganism, and how she lost so many readers and got ugly hate mail when she shifted to Paleo.

GET YOUR FREE SAMPLE OF UCAN SUPERSTARCH

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 950
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Jenni Hulet bio
My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking
“The Urban Poser” blog
Jenni on Facebook
Jenni on Twitter
Jenni on Instagram

943: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Are Back With More Recipes In Make It Paleo 2

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Paleo food bloggers and bestselling cookbook authors Bill Staley And Hayley (Mason) Staley are our guests today in Episode 943 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

There are so many amazing people doing great work in the Paleo community using the vast array of skills and talents they’ve been gifted with to spread the message to the mainstream. Two of the most incredible people pushing healthy Paleo living are the adorable husband-wife dynamic duo named Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from PrimalPalate.com. You may remember them from Jimmy’s previous interviews with them about their books Make It Paleo in 2011 and Gather in 2013. Now they’re back with a brand new book in 2015 entitled Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate.

Listen in as Jimmy, Bill, and Hayley talk about how they’ve inspired people to get backyard chickens, the craving for more and more recipes that fit the Paleo template, Bill’s amazing photography for various cookbooks in the community, their new book is what would happen if Make It Paleo and Gather had a baby, the lessons they’ve learned from photographing food by other authors, their famous dog Charley on Instagram, how they set the original mold for making good Paleo cookbooks, how the recipes in the new book are the next step up for people who have been eating Paleo for a while, the involvement of Hayley’s sushi chef and “pretty Paleo” sister Caitlin in the book, why they included safe starch information in their book although not so much in their recipes, Jimmy’s negative experience eating white rice on Paul Jaminet’s Perfect Health Retreat, the dirty dozen and clean fifteen information they included in their book, the funky names of ingredients they learned from the Netflix show The Mind Of A Chef, how they try to incorporate more organ meats into their recipes for getting quality nutrition (while being appealing to the palate), the companies like Epic bars adding in organ meats to their products, their burger with pork belly recipe that will get people to buy in to it, how you can make your own bacon at home in a week, the benefits of having various kinds of meat smokers, the low-carb friendly recipes throughout their new book, their world-famous chocolate-covered bacon recipe, the meal event recommendations they included in the back of the book, what got them interested in getting backyard chickens ten weeks ago (just don’t get baby chicks in January if you live in the north!), the mixed flock of egg-laying chickens, how Diana Rodgers pushed them to get the chickens, and the busybody neighbor who tried to prevent them from having chickens in their yard.

GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 943
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 4-15-15)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Bill and Hayley (Mason) Staley bio
Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate
PrimalPalate.com
Bill and Hayley on Twitter
Bill and Hayley on Facebook
Bill and Hayley on Instagram
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #689: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Inspire You To ‘Gather’ Around Paleo
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #509: ‘Make It Paleo’ Authors Bill Staley And Hayley Mason

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986: Jimmy Moore And Maria Emmerich Make Real Food Focus Of The Ketogenic Cookbook

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Bestselling author, blogger and podcaster Jimmy Moore and ketogenic nutrition expert and author Maria Emmerich are our guests today in Episode 986 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

For many years, there have been cookbooks available to help low-carb dieters spruce up their meal selection and add in a little variety to the mix. But with the increased attention given to ketogenic diets that are low in carbohydrates, moderate in protein, and high in fat over the past few years, the demand for recipes that fit this has been very high while the selection of cookbooks that meet this demand has been next to nil. Until now. Our host Jimmy Moore, author of the 2014 bestselling book on ketogenic diets entitled Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, has joined forces with one of his fellow keto troubadours in wellness expert Maria Emmerich from MariaNutrition.com and author of the 2013 bestseller Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing to create what is sure to be the go-to cookbook for people following the ketogenic diet!

Listen in as Jimmy and Maria discuss the details about their highly-anticipated new book, how the collaboration on this cookbook happened after the runaway success of Keto Clarity in 2014, why a ketogenic diet seems complex to people, why some people are so super-sensitive to carbohydrates that they have to be careful even with lemon juice and spaghetti squash, why they used the word Paleo in the subtitle of their book, how almond flour can prevent ketosis, the cookbook is huge (nearly 400 pages!), how their spouses (Craig and Christine) were involved in this book, the abundance of treats that were included in the book, how the vegetarian recipes and meal plans are the most ketogenic in the book, there’s even a keto bread recipe in the book, how she had to take photos for the cookbook with snow on the ground, how the publisher wanted to put a sandwich on the front cover, the gorgeous front cover that was created by Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from The Primal Palate, the front matter material that is new information that wasn’t included in Jimmy’s Keto Clarity and Maria’s Keto-Adapted, how ketones are very normal, how Maria’s little boys eat ketogenic, how kid-friendly these recipes are, how she left the avocado off of one of her recipe photos, the meal plans provided in the back of the book for various conditions, her slow cooker recipes throughout the book, the recipe index with a little picture of the recipe with the name of the recipe and page number next to it, why there is a real food emphasis in this book, how people are surprised by how easy it is to make things like mayo, how the inferior omega-6 fats don’t satisfy like saturated fats, the three New York Times bestselling authors who endorsed the book on the back cover, and how Costco Canada is carrying the book in all their stores.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 986
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
Maria Emmerich bio
MariaNutrition.com
The Ketogenic Cookbook: Nutritious Low-Carb, High-Fat Paleo Meals to Heal Your Body
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing
Maria on Facebook
Maria on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #924: Maria Emmerich And Jimmy Moore – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #854: Maria Emmerich – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #734: Maria Emmerich Teaching The Art Of Healthy Low-Carb, High-Fat Cooking
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #376: Low-Carb Nutritionist Maria Emmerich
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #16: Low-Carb, Pregnancy & Kids | Maria Emmerich and Valerie Berkowitz

976: Mark Schatzker Says Improving Health Starts With Making Real Food Tasty

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Freelance magazine writer, columnist, and author Mark Schatzker is our guest today in Episode 976 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

What if we’ve been addressing the obesity and chronic health epidemics all wrong by putting all the focus on calories? This is a question that award-winning journalist and author Mark Schatzker (listen to Jimmy’s 2010 interview with him in Episode 402) has been investigating for several years and it comes down to this–flavor! Our bodies are hard-wired to be attracted to great-tasting foods because historically these have been the ones with the most nutrition in them. Mark has written a new book about this entitled The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor that details his investigation into how the flavor has been removed from food for decades through genetic manipulation and questionable farming practices.

Listen in as Jimmy and Mark discuss how he’s been “following the flavor trail” since writing his Steak book, how it shocked him that a grass-fed steak tasted the best, a cow gets their nutrients through flavor, how talking about fat and sugar are the wrong direction in discussion nutrition, the consumer is deeply confused by the nutritional claims put on food packaging, making food more abundant and more cheap has stripped real food of its flavor, we’re wired for deliciousness through great food, the reason he called his book The Dorito Effect, we have mastered the art of synthetic flavors, flavor is the language of nutrition, people live in a fake food environment and don’t know what real food is supposed to taste like, how easy it is to down 1200 calories at fast food and still be hungry, real food is satisfying where you eat it and you’re done, the goat study that explains the importance of the connection between flavor and micronutrients, of the hundreds of flavor profiles most people only turn to 20 of them, one of the best indicators of junk food is anything with synthetic flavorings, why “natural flavors” is an utterly meaningless term, consumers still exert a lot of power and can reject the engineered foods, the problem with the tradeoff between quantity and quality, it is possible to get real food that tastes good by sacrificing yield for quality, there’s nothing better than growing your own garden full of food, and how making real food tasting good again will make it more desirable.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 976
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
Mark Schatzker bio
The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor
MarkSchatzker.com
Mark on Facebook
Mark on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #402: Mark Schatzker Finds The World’s Tastiest Steak

973: Hannah Crum Offers Up Comprehensive Kombucha Info At The Kombucha Kamp

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Kombucha brewing expert Hannah Crum is our guest today in Episode 973 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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There are so many healthy foods that low-carbers aren’t including in their diet because they think they contain too many carbohydrates. One of these foods is Kombucha and we’ve got a bona fide expert named Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum from KombuchaKamp.com here today to share from her vast knowledge about anything and everything related to kombucha. Kombucha Kamp is the most visited website in the world for Kombucha information, recipes and practical advice. Hannah and her business partner Alex LaGory co-founded Kombucha Brewers International, the industry non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting bottled Kombucha around the world. Hannah is considered a leader on the subject of fermented foods, gut health, and the human microbiome.

Listen in to Jimmy and Hannah discuss what kombucha is, why fermented foods are important, what it means to be a “bacteriosapian,” why kombucha has become so popular in recent years, why sugar is an important ingredient in brewing a good kombucha, what the health benefits are of consuming kombucha, and a whole lot more! If you’ve been curious about adding in more kombucha and fermented foods to your diet, don’t miss this amazing interview with Hannah.

GOT BONE BROTH? TRY THE HEALTHY BARE BONES BROTH

GET $5 OFF YOUR ORDER USING COUPON CODE “LLVLC”
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2015

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 973
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum bio
KombuchaKamp.com
The Kombucha Kamp blog
Hannah on Twitter
Hannah on Facebook
Hannah on Instagram
Hannah on YouTube
Buy Kombucha from The Kombucha Kamp
Make Your Own Kombucha recipe

950: Jenni Hulet From The Urban Poser Makes The Argument For Paleo Treats

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Yoga teacher, chef, blogger, and author Jenni Hulet is our guest today in Episode 950 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

The gateway into finding Paleo for most people is as a direct result of dealing with some form of chronic health problem. For Jenni Hulet from “The Urban Poser” blog, her life was turned upside down in 2010 when she went from being an active mother, yoga teacher, and chef to being unable to get out of bed because of uncontrollable pain and muscle spasms. After months of unproductive doctor visits going through the conventional medicine route, she began to fear that all her creative pursuits were over and that she would have to resign herself to a life of pain management. Eventually, a doctor was able to identify an emerging autoimmune condition that, though devastating, could be fully recovered through changes in her nutrition and lifestyle. Jenni was diagnosed as severely gluten and casein intolerant and was put on a strict diet and supplement regimen to heal her ravaged body.

The process of facing down her worst fears and walking a lengthy path of recovery inspired a new expression for Jenni’s passion: to bring beauty, flavor, and freedom to those struggling with the fear and difficulty of living with health restrictions. It was out of this vision that her blog was born which perfectly marries her culinary skills and love of beautiful, celebratory food with her compassion for the suffering. Jenni was given the opportunity write a book in 2015 about her amazing story and the baking recipes she loves sharing with her readers called My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking.

Listen in as Jimmy and Jenni have a great conversation about her rock star status on Instagram, autoimmune health issues including her mother’s own multiple sclerosis, how teaching yoga overworked her body, the spasms she experienced all over her body, the medical doctor who finally figured out her underlying issue, the natural health doctor who immediately understood she was dealing with an autoimmune issue, the failure of traditional medicine, how she was Paleo before she knew what it was, her background in baking, the chicken pot pie recipe she shared on “The Paleo Parents” blog, the loving and supportive community in Paleo, why she feels Paleo treats and desserts are perfectly fine in the right circumstance, how using the term “Paleo” is a good catch-all for all the things she is about, her belief that food is so much more than just nourishment and health, why she says her book is about creating traditions and experiences with your family, why she doesn’t do Paleo breads at all, the pans she used for the front cover bundt cakes are rare pans, how her blog was originally about yoga and veganism, and how she lost so many readers and got ugly hate mail when she shifted to Paleo.

GET YOUR FREE SAMPLE OF UCAN SUPERSTARCH

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 950
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Jenni Hulet bio
My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking
“The Urban Poser” blog
Jenni on Facebook
Jenni on Twitter
Jenni on Instagram

943: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Are Back With More Recipes In Make It Paleo 2

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Paleo food bloggers and bestselling cookbook authors Bill Staley And Hayley (Mason) Staley are our guests today in Episode 943 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

There are so many amazing people doing great work in the Paleo community using the vast array of skills and talents they’ve been gifted with to spread the message to the mainstream. Two of the most incredible people pushing healthy Paleo living are the adorable husband-wife dynamic duo named Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from PrimalPalate.com. You may remember them from Jimmy’s previous interviews with them about their books Make It Paleo in 2011 and Gather in 2013. Now they’re back with a brand new book in 2015 entitled Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate.

Listen in as Jimmy, Bill, and Hayley talk about how they’ve inspired people to get backyard chickens, the craving for more and more recipes that fit the Paleo template, Bill’s amazing photography for various cookbooks in the community, their new book is what would happen if Make It Paleo and Gather had a baby, the lessons they’ve learned from photographing food by other authors, their famous dog Charley on Instagram, how they set the original mold for making good Paleo cookbooks, how the recipes in the new book are the next step up for people who have been eating Paleo for a while, the involvement of Hayley’s sushi chef and “pretty Paleo” sister Caitlin in the book, why they included safe starch information in their book although not so much in their recipes, Jimmy’s negative experience eating white rice on Paul Jaminet’s Perfect Health Retreat, the dirty dozen and clean fifteen information they included in their book, the funky names of ingredients they learned from the Netflix show The Mind Of A Chef, how they try to incorporate more organ meats into their recipes for getting quality nutrition (while being appealing to the palate), the companies like Epic bars adding in organ meats to their products, their burger with pork belly recipe that will get people to buy in to it, how you can make your own bacon at home in a week, the benefits of having various kinds of meat smokers, the low-carb friendly recipes throughout their new book, their world-famous chocolate-covered bacon recipe, the meal event recommendations they included in the back of the book, what got them interested in getting backyard chickens ten weeks ago (just don’t get baby chicks in January if you live in the north!), the mixed flock of egg-laying chickens, how Diana Rodgers pushed them to get the chickens, and the busybody neighbor who tried to prevent them from having chickens in their yard.

GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 943
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 4-15-15)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Bill and Hayley (Mason) Staley bio
Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate
PrimalPalate.com
Bill and Hayley on Twitter
Bill and Hayley on Facebook
Bill and Hayley on Instagram
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #689: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Inspire You To ‘Gather’ Around Paleo
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #509: ‘Make It Paleo’ Authors Bill Staley And Hayley Mason

Category Archives: Cooking

986: Jimmy Moore And Maria Emmerich Make Real Food Focus Of The Ketogenic Cookbook

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Bestselling author, blogger and podcaster Jimmy Moore and ketogenic nutrition expert and author Maria Emmerich are our guests today in Episode 986 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

For many years, there have been cookbooks available to help low-carb dieters spruce up their meal selection and add in a little variety to the mix. But with the increased attention given to ketogenic diets that are low in carbohydrates, moderate in protein, and high in fat over the past few years, the demand for recipes that fit this has been very high while the selection of cookbooks that meet this demand has been next to nil. Until now. Our host Jimmy Moore, author of the 2014 bestselling book on ketogenic diets entitled Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, has joined forces with one of his fellow keto troubadours in wellness expert Maria Emmerich from MariaNutrition.com and author of the 2013 bestseller Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing to create what is sure to be the go-to cookbook for people following the ketogenic diet!

Listen in as Jimmy and Maria discuss the details about their highly-anticipated new book, how the collaboration on this cookbook happened after the runaway success of Keto Clarity in 2014, why a ketogenic diet seems complex to people, why some people are so super-sensitive to carbohydrates that they have to be careful even with lemon juice and spaghetti squash, why they used the word Paleo in the subtitle of their book, how almond flour can prevent ketosis, the cookbook is huge (nearly 400 pages!), how their spouses (Craig and Christine) were involved in this book, the abundance of treats that were included in the book, how the vegetarian recipes and meal plans are the most ketogenic in the book, there’s even a keto bread recipe in the book, how she had to take photos for the cookbook with snow on the ground, how the publisher wanted to put a sandwich on the front cover, the gorgeous front cover that was created by Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from The Primal Palate, the front matter material that is new information that wasn’t included in Jimmy’s Keto Clarity and Maria’s Keto-Adapted, how ketones are very normal, how Maria’s little boys eat ketogenic, how kid-friendly these recipes are, how she left the avocado off of one of her recipe photos, the meal plans provided in the back of the book for various conditions, her slow cooker recipes throughout the book, the recipe index with a little picture of the recipe with the name of the recipe and page number next to it, why there is a real food emphasis in this book, how people are surprised by how easy it is to make things like mayo, how the inferior omega-6 fats don’t satisfy like saturated fats, the three New York Times bestselling authors who endorsed the book on the back cover, and how Costco Canada is carrying the book in all their stores.

GOT BONE BROTH? TRY BARE BONES BROTH

GET $5 OFF YOUR ORDER USING COUPON CODE “LLVLC”
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
WORLD’S 1ST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 986
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
Maria Emmerich bio
MariaNutrition.com
The Ketogenic Cookbook: Nutritious Low-Carb, High-Fat Paleo Meals to Heal Your Body
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing
Maria on Facebook
Maria on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #924: Maria Emmerich And Jimmy Moore – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #854: Maria Emmerich – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #734: Maria Emmerich Teaching The Art Of Healthy Low-Carb, High-Fat Cooking
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #376: Low-Carb Nutritionist Maria Emmerich
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #16: Low-Carb, Pregnancy & Kids | Maria Emmerich and Valerie Berkowitz

976: Mark Schatzker Says Improving Health Starts With Making Real Food Tasty

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Freelance magazine writer, columnist, and author Mark Schatzker is our guest today in Episode 976 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

What if we’ve been addressing the obesity and chronic health epidemics all wrong by putting all the focus on calories? This is a question that award-winning journalist and author Mark Schatzker (listen to Jimmy’s 2010 interview with him in Episode 402) has been investigating for several years and it comes down to this–flavor! Our bodies are hard-wired to be attracted to great-tasting foods because historically these have been the ones with the most nutrition in them. Mark has written a new book about this entitled The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor that details his investigation into how the flavor has been removed from food for decades through genetic manipulation and questionable farming practices.

Listen in as Jimmy and Mark discuss how he’s been “following the flavor trail” since writing his Steak book, how it shocked him that a grass-fed steak tasted the best, a cow gets their nutrients through flavor, how talking about fat and sugar are the wrong direction in discussion nutrition, the consumer is deeply confused by the nutritional claims put on food packaging, making food more abundant and more cheap has stripped real food of its flavor, we’re wired for deliciousness through great food, the reason he called his book The Dorito Effect, we have mastered the art of synthetic flavors, flavor is the language of nutrition, people live in a fake food environment and don’t know what real food is supposed to taste like, how easy it is to down 1200 calories at fast food and still be hungry, real food is satisfying where you eat it and you’re done, the goat study that explains the importance of the connection between flavor and micronutrients, of the hundreds of flavor profiles most people only turn to 20 of them, one of the best indicators of junk food is anything with synthetic flavorings, why “natural flavors” is an utterly meaningless term, consumers still exert a lot of power and can reject the engineered foods, the problem with the tradeoff between quantity and quality, it is possible to get real food that tastes good by sacrificing yield for quality, there’s nothing better than growing your own garden full of food, and how making real food tasting good again will make it more desirable.

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Mark Schatzker bio
The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor
MarkSchatzker.com
Mark on Facebook
Mark on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #402: Mark Schatzker Finds The World’s Tastiest Steak

973: Hannah Crum Offers Up Comprehensive Kombucha Info At The Kombucha Kamp

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Kombucha brewing expert Hannah Crum is our guest today in Episode 973 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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There are so many healthy foods that low-carbers aren’t including in their diet because they think they contain too many carbohydrates. One of these foods is Kombucha and we’ve got a bona fide expert named Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum from KombuchaKamp.com here today to share from her vast knowledge about anything and everything related to kombucha. Kombucha Kamp is the most visited website in the world for Kombucha information, recipes and practical advice. Hannah and her business partner Alex LaGory co-founded Kombucha Brewers International, the industry non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting bottled Kombucha around the world. Hannah is considered a leader on the subject of fermented foods, gut health, and the human microbiome.

Listen in to Jimmy and Hannah discuss what kombucha is, why fermented foods are important, what it means to be a “bacteriosapian,” why kombucha has become so popular in recent years, why sugar is an important ingredient in brewing a good kombucha, what the health benefits are of consuming kombucha, and a whole lot more! If you’ve been curious about adding in more kombucha and fermented foods to your diet, don’t miss this amazing interview with Hannah.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 973
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum bio
KombuchaKamp.com
The Kombucha Kamp blog
Hannah on Twitter
Hannah on Facebook
Hannah on Instagram
Hannah on YouTube
Buy Kombucha from The Kombucha Kamp
Make Your Own Kombucha recipe

950: Jenni Hulet From The Urban Poser Makes The Argument For Paleo Treats

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Yoga teacher, chef, blogger, and author Jenni Hulet is our guest today in Episode 950 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

The gateway into finding Paleo for most people is as a direct result of dealing with some form of chronic health problem. For Jenni Hulet from “The Urban Poser” blog, her life was turned upside down in 2010 when she went from being an active mother, yoga teacher, and chef to being unable to get out of bed because of uncontrollable pain and muscle spasms. After months of unproductive doctor visits going through the conventional medicine route, she began to fear that all her creative pursuits were over and that she would have to resign herself to a life of pain management. Eventually, a doctor was able to identify an emerging autoimmune condition that, though devastating, could be fully recovered through changes in her nutrition and lifestyle. Jenni was diagnosed as severely gluten and casein intolerant and was put on a strict diet and supplement regimen to heal her ravaged body.

The process of facing down her worst fears and walking a lengthy path of recovery inspired a new expression for Jenni’s passion: to bring beauty, flavor, and freedom to those struggling with the fear and difficulty of living with health restrictions. It was out of this vision that her blog was born which perfectly marries her culinary skills and love of beautiful, celebratory food with her compassion for the suffering. Jenni was given the opportunity write a book in 2015 about her amazing story and the baking recipes she loves sharing with her readers called My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking.

Listen in as Jimmy and Jenni have a great conversation about her rock star status on Instagram, autoimmune health issues including her mother’s own multiple sclerosis, how teaching yoga overworked her body, the spasms she experienced all over her body, the medical doctor who finally figured out her underlying issue, the natural health doctor who immediately understood she was dealing with an autoimmune issue, the failure of traditional medicine, how she was Paleo before she knew what it was, her background in baking, the chicken pot pie recipe she shared on “The Paleo Parents” blog, the loving and supportive community in Paleo, why she feels Paleo treats and desserts are perfectly fine in the right circumstance, how using the term “Paleo” is a good catch-all for all the things she is about, her belief that food is so much more than just nourishment and health, why she says her book is about creating traditions and experiences with your family, why she doesn’t do Paleo breads at all, the pans she used for the front cover bundt cakes are rare pans, how her blog was originally about yoga and veganism, and how she lost so many readers and got ugly hate mail when she shifted to Paleo.

GET YOUR FREE SAMPLE OF UCAN SUPERSTARCH

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 950
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Jenni Hulet bio
My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking
“The Urban Poser” blog
Jenni on Facebook
Jenni on Twitter
Jenni on Instagram

943: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Are Back With More Recipes In Make It Paleo 2

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Paleo food bloggers and bestselling cookbook authors Bill Staley And Hayley (Mason) Staley are our guests today in Episode 943 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

There are so many amazing people doing great work in the Paleo community using the vast array of skills and talents they’ve been gifted with to spread the message to the mainstream. Two of the most incredible people pushing healthy Paleo living are the adorable husband-wife dynamic duo named Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from PrimalPalate.com. You may remember them from Jimmy’s previous interviews with them about their books Make It Paleo in 2011 and Gather in 2013. Now they’re back with a brand new book in 2015 entitled Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate.

Listen in as Jimmy, Bill, and Hayley talk about how they’ve inspired people to get backyard chickens, the craving for more and more recipes that fit the Paleo template, Bill’s amazing photography for various cookbooks in the community, their new book is what would happen if Make It Paleo and Gather had a baby, the lessons they’ve learned from photographing food by other authors, their famous dog Charley on Instagram, how they set the original mold for making good Paleo cookbooks, how the recipes in the new book are the next step up for people who have been eating Paleo for a while, the involvement of Hayley’s sushi chef and “pretty Paleo” sister Caitlin in the book, why they included safe starch information in their book although not so much in their recipes, Jimmy’s negative experience eating white rice on Paul Jaminet’s Perfect Health Retreat, the dirty dozen and clean fifteen information they included in their book, the funky names of ingredients they learned from the Netflix show The Mind Of A Chef, how they try to incorporate more organ meats into their recipes for getting quality nutrition (while being appealing to the palate), the companies like Epic bars adding in organ meats to their products, their burger with pork belly recipe that will get people to buy in to it, how you can make your own bacon at home in a week, the benefits of having various kinds of meat smokers, the low-carb friendly recipes throughout their new book, their world-famous chocolate-covered bacon recipe, the meal event recommendations they included in the back of the book, what got them interested in getting backyard chickens ten weeks ago (just don’t get baby chicks in January if you live in the north!), the mixed flock of egg-laying chickens, how Diana Rodgers pushed them to get the chickens, and the busybody neighbor who tried to prevent them from having chickens in their yard.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 943
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 4-15-15)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Bill and Hayley (Mason) Staley bio
Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate
PrimalPalate.com
Bill and Hayley on Twitter
Bill and Hayley on Facebook
Bill and Hayley on Instagram
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #689: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Inspire You To ‘Gather’ Around Paleo
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #509: ‘Make It Paleo’ Authors Bill Staley And Hayley Mason

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986: Jimmy Moore And Maria Emmerich Make Real Food Focus Of The Ketogenic Cookbook

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Bestselling author, blogger and podcaster Jimmy Moore and ketogenic nutrition expert and author Maria Emmerich are our guests today in Episode 986 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

For many years, there have been cookbooks available to help low-carb dieters spruce up their meal selection and add in a little variety to the mix. But with the increased attention given to ketogenic diets that are low in carbohydrates, moderate in protein, and high in fat over the past few years, the demand for recipes that fit this has been very high while the selection of cookbooks that meet this demand has been next to nil. Until now. Our host Jimmy Moore, author of the 2014 bestselling book on ketogenic diets entitled Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, has joined forces with one of his fellow keto troubadours in wellness expert Maria Emmerich from MariaNutrition.com and author of the 2013 bestseller Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing to create what is sure to be the go-to cookbook for people following the ketogenic diet!

Listen in as Jimmy and Maria discuss the details about their highly-anticipated new book, how the collaboration on this cookbook happened after the runaway success of Keto Clarity in 2014, why a ketogenic diet seems complex to people, why some people are so super-sensitive to carbohydrates that they have to be careful even with lemon juice and spaghetti squash, why they used the word Paleo in the subtitle of their book, how almond flour can prevent ketosis, the cookbook is huge (nearly 400 pages!), how their spouses (Craig and Christine) were involved in this book, the abundance of treats that were included in the book, how the vegetarian recipes and meal plans are the most ketogenic in the book, there’s even a keto bread recipe in the book, how she had to take photos for the cookbook with snow on the ground, how the publisher wanted to put a sandwich on the front cover, the gorgeous front cover that was created by Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from The Primal Palate, the front matter material that is new information that wasn’t included in Jimmy’s Keto Clarity and Maria’s Keto-Adapted, how ketones are very normal, how Maria’s little boys eat ketogenic, how kid-friendly these recipes are, how she left the avocado off of one of her recipe photos, the meal plans provided in the back of the book for various conditions, her slow cooker recipes throughout the book, the recipe index with a little picture of the recipe with the name of the recipe and page number next to it, why there is a real food emphasis in this book, how people are surprised by how easy it is to make things like mayo, how the inferior omega-6 fats don’t satisfy like saturated fats, the three New York Times bestselling authors who endorsed the book on the back cover, and how Costco Canada is carrying the book in all their stores.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 986
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
Maria Emmerich bio
MariaNutrition.com
The Ketogenic Cookbook: Nutritious Low-Carb, High-Fat Paleo Meals to Heal Your Body
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing
Maria on Facebook
Maria on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #924: Maria Emmerich And Jimmy Moore – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #854: Maria Emmerich – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #734: Maria Emmerich Teaching The Art Of Healthy Low-Carb, High-Fat Cooking
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #376: Low-Carb Nutritionist Maria Emmerich
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #16: Low-Carb, Pregnancy & Kids | Maria Emmerich and Valerie Berkowitz

976: Mark Schatzker Says Improving Health Starts With Making Real Food Tasty

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Freelance magazine writer, columnist, and author Mark Schatzker is our guest today in Episode 976 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

What if we’ve been addressing the obesity and chronic health epidemics all wrong by putting all the focus on calories? This is a question that award-winning journalist and author Mark Schatzker (listen to Jimmy’s 2010 interview with him in Episode 402) has been investigating for several years and it comes down to this–flavor! Our bodies are hard-wired to be attracted to great-tasting foods because historically these have been the ones with the most nutrition in them. Mark has written a new book about this entitled The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor that details his investigation into how the flavor has been removed from food for decades through genetic manipulation and questionable farming practices.

Listen in as Jimmy and Mark discuss how he’s been “following the flavor trail” since writing his Steak book, how it shocked him that a grass-fed steak tasted the best, a cow gets their nutrients through flavor, how talking about fat and sugar are the wrong direction in discussion nutrition, the consumer is deeply confused by the nutritional claims put on food packaging, making food more abundant and more cheap has stripped real food of its flavor, we’re wired for deliciousness through great food, the reason he called his book The Dorito Effect, we have mastered the art of synthetic flavors, flavor is the language of nutrition, people live in a fake food environment and don’t know what real food is supposed to taste like, how easy it is to down 1200 calories at fast food and still be hungry, real food is satisfying where you eat it and you’re done, the goat study that explains the importance of the connection between flavor and micronutrients, of the hundreds of flavor profiles most people only turn to 20 of them, one of the best indicators of junk food is anything with synthetic flavorings, why “natural flavors” is an utterly meaningless term, consumers still exert a lot of power and can reject the engineered foods, the problem with the tradeoff between quantity and quality, it is possible to get real food that tastes good by sacrificing yield for quality, there’s nothing better than growing your own garden full of food, and how making real food tasting good again will make it more desirable.

WORLD’S 1ST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 976
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
Mark Schatzker bio
The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor
MarkSchatzker.com
Mark on Facebook
Mark on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #402: Mark Schatzker Finds The World’s Tastiest Steak

973: Hannah Crum Offers Up Comprehensive Kombucha Info At The Kombucha Kamp

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Kombucha brewing expert Hannah Crum is our guest today in Episode 973 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

There are so many healthy foods that low-carbers aren’t including in their diet because they think they contain too many carbohydrates. One of these foods is Kombucha and we’ve got a bona fide expert named Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum from KombuchaKamp.com here today to share from her vast knowledge about anything and everything related to kombucha. Kombucha Kamp is the most visited website in the world for Kombucha information, recipes and practical advice. Hannah and her business partner Alex LaGory co-founded Kombucha Brewers International, the industry non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting bottled Kombucha around the world. Hannah is considered a leader on the subject of fermented foods, gut health, and the human microbiome.

Listen in to Jimmy and Hannah discuss what kombucha is, why fermented foods are important, what it means to be a “bacteriosapian,” why kombucha has become so popular in recent years, why sugar is an important ingredient in brewing a good kombucha, what the health benefits are of consuming kombucha, and a whole lot more! If you’ve been curious about adding in more kombucha and fermented foods to your diet, don’t miss this amazing interview with Hannah.

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GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2015

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 973
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum bio
KombuchaKamp.com
The Kombucha Kamp blog
Hannah on Twitter
Hannah on Facebook
Hannah on Instagram
Hannah on YouTube
Buy Kombucha from The Kombucha Kamp
Make Your Own Kombucha recipe

950: Jenni Hulet From The Urban Poser Makes The Argument For Paleo Treats

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Yoga teacher, chef, blogger, and author Jenni Hulet is our guest today in Episode 950 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

The gateway into finding Paleo for most people is as a direct result of dealing with some form of chronic health problem. For Jenni Hulet from “The Urban Poser” blog, her life was turned upside down in 2010 when she went from being an active mother, yoga teacher, and chef to being unable to get out of bed because of uncontrollable pain and muscle spasms. After months of unproductive doctor visits going through the conventional medicine route, she began to fear that all her creative pursuits were over and that she would have to resign herself to a life of pain management. Eventually, a doctor was able to identify an emerging autoimmune condition that, though devastating, could be fully recovered through changes in her nutrition and lifestyle. Jenni was diagnosed as severely gluten and casein intolerant and was put on a strict diet and supplement regimen to heal her ravaged body.

The process of facing down her worst fears and walking a lengthy path of recovery inspired a new expression for Jenni’s passion: to bring beauty, flavor, and freedom to those struggling with the fear and difficulty of living with health restrictions. It was out of this vision that her blog was born which perfectly marries her culinary skills and love of beautiful, celebratory food with her compassion for the suffering. Jenni was given the opportunity write a book in 2015 about her amazing story and the baking recipes she loves sharing with her readers called My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking.

Listen in as Jimmy and Jenni have a great conversation about her rock star status on Instagram, autoimmune health issues including her mother’s own multiple sclerosis, how teaching yoga overworked her body, the spasms she experienced all over her body, the medical doctor who finally figured out her underlying issue, the natural health doctor who immediately understood she was dealing with an autoimmune issue, the failure of traditional medicine, how she was Paleo before she knew what it was, her background in baking, the chicken pot pie recipe she shared on “The Paleo Parents” blog, the loving and supportive community in Paleo, why she feels Paleo treats and desserts are perfectly fine in the right circumstance, how using the term “Paleo” is a good catch-all for all the things she is about, her belief that food is so much more than just nourishment and health, why she says her book is about creating traditions and experiences with your family, why she doesn’t do Paleo breads at all, the pans she used for the front cover bundt cakes are rare pans, how her blog was originally about yoga and veganism, and how she lost so many readers and got ugly hate mail when she shifted to Paleo.

GET YOUR FREE SAMPLE OF UCAN SUPERSTARCH

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 950
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Jenni Hulet bio
My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking
“The Urban Poser” blog
Jenni on Facebook
Jenni on Twitter
Jenni on Instagram

943: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Are Back With More Recipes In Make It Paleo 2

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Paleo food bloggers and bestselling cookbook authors Bill Staley And Hayley (Mason) Staley are our guests today in Episode 943 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

There are so many amazing people doing great work in the Paleo community using the vast array of skills and talents they’ve been gifted with to spread the message to the mainstream. Two of the most incredible people pushing healthy Paleo living are the adorable husband-wife dynamic duo named Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from PrimalPalate.com. You may remember them from Jimmy’s previous interviews with them about their books Make It Paleo in 2011 and Gather in 2013. Now they’re back with a brand new book in 2015 entitled Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate.

Listen in as Jimmy, Bill, and Hayley talk about how they’ve inspired people to get backyard chickens, the craving for more and more recipes that fit the Paleo template, Bill’s amazing photography for various cookbooks in the community, their new book is what would happen if Make It Paleo and Gather had a baby, the lessons they’ve learned from photographing food by other authors, their famous dog Charley on Instagram, how they set the original mold for making good Paleo cookbooks, how the recipes in the new book are the next step up for people who have been eating Paleo for a while, the involvement of Hayley’s sushi chef and “pretty Paleo” sister Caitlin in the book, why they included safe starch information in their book although not so much in their recipes, Jimmy’s negative experience eating white rice on Paul Jaminet’s Perfect Health Retreat, the dirty dozen and clean fifteen information they included in their book, the funky names of ingredients they learned from the Netflix show The Mind Of A Chef, how they try to incorporate more organ meats into their recipes for getting quality nutrition (while being appealing to the palate), the companies like Epic bars adding in organ meats to their products, their burger with pork belly recipe that will get people to buy in to it, how you can make your own bacon at home in a week, the benefits of having various kinds of meat smokers, the low-carb friendly recipes throughout their new book, their world-famous chocolate-covered bacon recipe, the meal event recommendations they included in the back of the book, what got them interested in getting backyard chickens ten weeks ago (just don’t get baby chicks in January if you live in the north!), the mixed flock of egg-laying chickens, how Diana Rodgers pushed them to get the chickens, and the busybody neighbor who tried to prevent them from having chickens in their yard.

GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 943
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 4-15-15)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Bill and Hayley (Mason) Staley bio
Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate
PrimalPalate.com
Bill and Hayley on Twitter
Bill and Hayley on Facebook
Bill and Hayley on Instagram
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #689: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Inspire You To ‘Gather’ Around Paleo
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #509: ‘Make It Paleo’ Authors Bill Staley And Hayley Mason

Category Archives: Cooking

986: Jimmy Moore And Maria Emmerich Make Real Food Focus Of The Ketogenic Cookbook

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Bestselling author, blogger and podcaster Jimmy Moore and ketogenic nutrition expert and author Maria Emmerich are our guests today in Episode 986 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

For many years, there have been cookbooks available to help low-carb dieters spruce up their meal selection and add in a little variety to the mix. But with the increased attention given to ketogenic diets that are low in carbohydrates, moderate in protein, and high in fat over the past few years, the demand for recipes that fit this has been very high while the selection of cookbooks that meet this demand has been next to nil. Until now. Our host Jimmy Moore, author of the 2014 bestselling book on ketogenic diets entitled Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, has joined forces with one of his fellow keto troubadours in wellness expert Maria Emmerich from MariaNutrition.com and author of the 2013 bestseller Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing to create what is sure to be the go-to cookbook for people following the ketogenic diet!

Listen in as Jimmy and Maria discuss the details about their highly-anticipated new book, how the collaboration on this cookbook happened after the runaway success of Keto Clarity in 2014, why a ketogenic diet seems complex to people, why some people are so super-sensitive to carbohydrates that they have to be careful even with lemon juice and spaghetti squash, why they used the word Paleo in the subtitle of their book, how almond flour can prevent ketosis, the cookbook is huge (nearly 400 pages!), how their spouses (Craig and Christine) were involved in this book, the abundance of treats that were included in the book, how the vegetarian recipes and meal plans are the most ketogenic in the book, there’s even a keto bread recipe in the book, how she had to take photos for the cookbook with snow on the ground, how the publisher wanted to put a sandwich on the front cover, the gorgeous front cover that was created by Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from The Primal Palate, the front matter material that is new information that wasn’t included in Jimmy’s Keto Clarity and Maria’s Keto-Adapted, how ketones are very normal, how Maria’s little boys eat ketogenic, how kid-friendly these recipes are, how she left the avocado off of one of her recipe photos, the meal plans provided in the back of the book for various conditions, her slow cooker recipes throughout the book, the recipe index with a little picture of the recipe with the name of the recipe and page number next to it, why there is a real food emphasis in this book, how people are surprised by how easy it is to make things like mayo, how the inferior omega-6 fats don’t satisfy like saturated fats, the three New York Times bestselling authors who endorsed the book on the back cover, and how Costco Canada is carrying the book in all their stores.

GOT BONE BROTH? TRY BARE BONES BROTH

GET $5 OFF YOUR ORDER USING COUPON CODE “LLVLC”
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 986
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
Maria Emmerich bio
MariaNutrition.com
The Ketogenic Cookbook: Nutritious Low-Carb, High-Fat Paleo Meals to Heal Your Body
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing
Maria on Facebook
Maria on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #924: Maria Emmerich And Jimmy Moore – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #854: Maria Emmerich – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #734: Maria Emmerich Teaching The Art Of Healthy Low-Carb, High-Fat Cooking
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #376: Low-Carb Nutritionist Maria Emmerich
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #16: Low-Carb, Pregnancy & Kids | Maria Emmerich and Valerie Berkowitz

976: Mark Schatzker Says Improving Health Starts With Making Real Food Tasty

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Freelance magazine writer, columnist, and author Mark Schatzker is our guest today in Episode 976 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

What if we’ve been addressing the obesity and chronic health epidemics all wrong by putting all the focus on calories? This is a question that award-winning journalist and author Mark Schatzker (listen to Jimmy’s 2010 interview with him in Episode 402) has been investigating for several years and it comes down to this–flavor! Our bodies are hard-wired to be attracted to great-tasting foods because historically these have been the ones with the most nutrition in them. Mark has written a new book about this entitled The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor that details his investigation into how the flavor has been removed from food for decades through genetic manipulation and questionable farming practices.

Listen in as Jimmy and Mark discuss how he’s been “following the flavor trail” since writing his Steak book, how it shocked him that a grass-fed steak tasted the best, a cow gets their nutrients through flavor, how talking about fat and sugar are the wrong direction in discussion nutrition, the consumer is deeply confused by the nutritional claims put on food packaging, making food more abundant and more cheap has stripped real food of its flavor, we’re wired for deliciousness through great food, the reason he called his book The Dorito Effect, we have mastered the art of synthetic flavors, flavor is the language of nutrition, people live in a fake food environment and don’t know what real food is supposed to taste like, how easy it is to down 1200 calories at fast food and still be hungry, real food is satisfying where you eat it and you’re done, the goat study that explains the importance of the connection between flavor and micronutrients, of the hundreds of flavor profiles most people only turn to 20 of them, one of the best indicators of junk food is anything with synthetic flavorings, why “natural flavors” is an utterly meaningless term, consumers still exert a lot of power and can reject the engineered foods, the problem with the tradeoff between quantity and quality, it is possible to get real food that tastes good by sacrificing yield for quality, there’s nothing better than growing your own garden full of food, and how making real food tasting good again will make it more desirable.

WORLD’S 1ST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

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GOT BONE BROTH? TRY BARE BONES BROTH

GET $5 OFF YOUR ORDER USING COUPON CODE “LLVLC”
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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 976
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
Mark Schatzker bio
The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor
MarkSchatzker.com
Mark on Facebook
Mark on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #402: Mark Schatzker Finds The World’s Tastiest Steak

973: Hannah Crum Offers Up Comprehensive Kombucha Info At The Kombucha Kamp

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Kombucha brewing expert Hannah Crum is our guest today in Episode 973 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

There are so many healthy foods that low-carbers aren’t including in their diet because they think they contain too many carbohydrates. One of these foods is Kombucha and we’ve got a bona fide expert named Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum from KombuchaKamp.com here today to share from her vast knowledge about anything and everything related to kombucha. Kombucha Kamp is the most visited website in the world for Kombucha information, recipes and practical advice. Hannah and her business partner Alex LaGory co-founded Kombucha Brewers International, the industry non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting bottled Kombucha around the world. Hannah is considered a leader on the subject of fermented foods, gut health, and the human microbiome.

Listen in to Jimmy and Hannah discuss what kombucha is, why fermented foods are important, what it means to be a “bacteriosapian,” why kombucha has become so popular in recent years, why sugar is an important ingredient in brewing a good kombucha, what the health benefits are of consuming kombucha, and a whole lot more! If you’ve been curious about adding in more kombucha and fermented foods to your diet, don’t miss this amazing interview with Hannah.

GOT BONE BROTH? TRY THE HEALTHY BARE BONES BROTH

GET $5 OFF YOUR ORDER USING COUPON CODE “LLVLC”
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2015

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 973
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum bio
KombuchaKamp.com
The Kombucha Kamp blog
Hannah on Twitter
Hannah on Facebook
Hannah on Instagram
Hannah on YouTube
Buy Kombucha from The Kombucha Kamp
Make Your Own Kombucha recipe

950: Jenni Hulet From The Urban Poser Makes The Argument For Paleo Treats

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Yoga teacher, chef, blogger, and author Jenni Hulet is our guest today in Episode 950 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

The gateway into finding Paleo for most people is as a direct result of dealing with some form of chronic health problem. For Jenni Hulet from “The Urban Poser” blog, her life was turned upside down in 2010 when she went from being an active mother, yoga teacher, and chef to being unable to get out of bed because of uncontrollable pain and muscle spasms. After months of unproductive doctor visits going through the conventional medicine route, she began to fear that all her creative pursuits were over and that she would have to resign herself to a life of pain management. Eventually, a doctor was able to identify an emerging autoimmune condition that, though devastating, could be fully recovered through changes in her nutrition and lifestyle. Jenni was diagnosed as severely gluten and casein intolerant and was put on a strict diet and supplement regimen to heal her ravaged body.

The process of facing down her worst fears and walking a lengthy path of recovery inspired a new expression for Jenni’s passion: to bring beauty, flavor, and freedom to those struggling with the fear and difficulty of living with health restrictions. It was out of this vision that her blog was born which perfectly marries her culinary skills and love of beautiful, celebratory food with her compassion for the suffering. Jenni was given the opportunity write a book in 2015 about her amazing story and the baking recipes she loves sharing with her readers called My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking.

Listen in as Jimmy and Jenni have a great conversation about her rock star status on Instagram, autoimmune health issues including her mother’s own multiple sclerosis, how teaching yoga overworked her body, the spasms she experienced all over her body, the medical doctor who finally figured out her underlying issue, the natural health doctor who immediately understood she was dealing with an autoimmune issue, the failure of traditional medicine, how she was Paleo before she knew what it was, her background in baking, the chicken pot pie recipe she shared on “The Paleo Parents” blog, the loving and supportive community in Paleo, why she feels Paleo treats and desserts are perfectly fine in the right circumstance, how using the term “Paleo” is a good catch-all for all the things she is about, her belief that food is so much more than just nourishment and health, why she says her book is about creating traditions and experiences with your family, why she doesn’t do Paleo breads at all, the pans she used for the front cover bundt cakes are rare pans, how her blog was originally about yoga and veganism, and how she lost so many readers and got ugly hate mail when she shifted to Paleo.

GET YOUR FREE SAMPLE OF UCAN SUPERSTARCH

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 950
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Jenni Hulet bio
My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking
“The Urban Poser” blog
Jenni on Facebook
Jenni on Twitter
Jenni on Instagram

943: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Are Back With More Recipes In Make It Paleo 2

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Paleo food bloggers and bestselling cookbook authors Bill Staley And Hayley (Mason) Staley are our guests today in Episode 943 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

There are so many amazing people doing great work in the Paleo community using the vast array of skills and talents they’ve been gifted with to spread the message to the mainstream. Two of the most incredible people pushing healthy Paleo living are the adorable husband-wife dynamic duo named Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from PrimalPalate.com. You may remember them from Jimmy’s previous interviews with them about their books Make It Paleo in 2011 and Gather in 2013. Now they’re back with a brand new book in 2015 entitled Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate.

Listen in as Jimmy, Bill, and Hayley talk about how they’ve inspired people to get backyard chickens, the craving for more and more recipes that fit the Paleo template, Bill’s amazing photography for various cookbooks in the community, their new book is what would happen if Make It Paleo and Gather had a baby, the lessons they’ve learned from photographing food by other authors, their famous dog Charley on Instagram, how they set the original mold for making good Paleo cookbooks, how the recipes in the new book are the next step up for people who have been eating Paleo for a while, the involvement of Hayley’s sushi chef and “pretty Paleo” sister Caitlin in the book, why they included safe starch information in their book although not so much in their recipes, Jimmy’s negative experience eating white rice on Paul Jaminet’s Perfect Health Retreat, the dirty dozen and clean fifteen information they included in their book, the funky names of ingredients they learned from the Netflix show The Mind Of A Chef, how they try to incorporate more organ meats into their recipes for getting quality nutrition (while being appealing to the palate), the companies like Epic bars adding in organ meats to their products, their burger with pork belly recipe that will get people to buy in to it, how you can make your own bacon at home in a week, the benefits of having various kinds of meat smokers, the low-carb friendly recipes throughout their new book, their world-famous chocolate-covered bacon recipe, the meal event recommendations they included in the back of the book, what got them interested in getting backyard chickens ten weeks ago (just don’t get baby chicks in January if you live in the north!), the mixed flock of egg-laying chickens, how Diana Rodgers pushed them to get the chickens, and the busybody neighbor who tried to prevent them from having chickens in their yard.

GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 943
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 4-15-15)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Bill and Hayley (Mason) Staley bio
Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate
PrimalPalate.com
Bill and Hayley on Twitter
Bill and Hayley on Facebook
Bill and Hayley on Instagram
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #689: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Inspire You To ‘Gather’ Around Paleo
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #509: ‘Make It Paleo’ Authors Bill Staley And Hayley Mason

Category Archives: Cooking

986: Jimmy Moore And Maria Emmerich Make Real Food Focus Of The Ketogenic Cookbook

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Bestselling author, blogger and podcaster Jimmy Moore and ketogenic nutrition expert and author Maria Emmerich are our guests today in Episode 986 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

For many years, there have been cookbooks available to help low-carb dieters spruce up their meal selection and add in a little variety to the mix. But with the increased attention given to ketogenic diets that are low in carbohydrates, moderate in protein, and high in fat over the past few years, the demand for recipes that fit this has been very high while the selection of cookbooks that meet this demand has been next to nil. Until now. Our host Jimmy Moore, author of the 2014 bestselling book on ketogenic diets entitled Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, has joined forces with one of his fellow keto troubadours in wellness expert Maria Emmerich from MariaNutrition.com and author of the 2013 bestseller Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing to create what is sure to be the go-to cookbook for people following the ketogenic diet!

Listen in as Jimmy and Maria discuss the details about their highly-anticipated new book, how the collaboration on this cookbook happened after the runaway success of Keto Clarity in 2014, why a ketogenic diet seems complex to people, why some people are so super-sensitive to carbohydrates that they have to be careful even with lemon juice and spaghetti squash, why they used the word Paleo in the subtitle of their book, how almond flour can prevent ketosis, the cookbook is huge (nearly 400 pages!), how their spouses (Craig and Christine) were involved in this book, the abundance of treats that were included in the book, how the vegetarian recipes and meal plans are the most ketogenic in the book, there’s even a keto bread recipe in the book, how she had to take photos for the cookbook with snow on the ground, how the publisher wanted to put a sandwich on the front cover, the gorgeous front cover that was created by Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from The Primal Palate, the front matter material that is new information that wasn’t included in Jimmy’s Keto Clarity and Maria’s Keto-Adapted, how ketones are very normal, how Maria’s little boys eat ketogenic, how kid-friendly these recipes are, how she left the avocado off of one of her recipe photos, the meal plans provided in the back of the book for various conditions, her slow cooker recipes throughout the book, the recipe index with a little picture of the recipe with the name of the recipe and page number next to it, why there is a real food emphasis in this book, how people are surprised by how easy it is to make things like mayo, how the inferior omega-6 fats don’t satisfy like saturated fats, the three New York Times bestselling authors who endorsed the book on the back cover, and how Costco Canada is carrying the book in all their stores.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 986
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
Maria Emmerich bio
MariaNutrition.com
The Ketogenic Cookbook: Nutritious Low-Carb, High-Fat Paleo Meals to Heal Your Body
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing
Maria on Facebook
Maria on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #924: Maria Emmerich And Jimmy Moore – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #854: Maria Emmerich – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #734: Maria Emmerich Teaching The Art Of Healthy Low-Carb, High-Fat Cooking
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #376: Low-Carb Nutritionist Maria Emmerich
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #16: Low-Carb, Pregnancy & Kids | Maria Emmerich and Valerie Berkowitz

976: Mark Schatzker Says Improving Health Starts With Making Real Food Tasty

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Freelance magazine writer, columnist, and author Mark Schatzker is our guest today in Episode 976 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

What if we’ve been addressing the obesity and chronic health epidemics all wrong by putting all the focus on calories? This is a question that award-winning journalist and author Mark Schatzker (listen to Jimmy’s 2010 interview with him in Episode 402) has been investigating for several years and it comes down to this–flavor! Our bodies are hard-wired to be attracted to great-tasting foods because historically these have been the ones with the most nutrition in them. Mark has written a new book about this entitled The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor that details his investigation into how the flavor has been removed from food for decades through genetic manipulation and questionable farming practices.

Listen in as Jimmy and Mark discuss how he’s been “following the flavor trail” since writing his Steak book, how it shocked him that a grass-fed steak tasted the best, a cow gets their nutrients through flavor, how talking about fat and sugar are the wrong direction in discussion nutrition, the consumer is deeply confused by the nutritional claims put on food packaging, making food more abundant and more cheap has stripped real food of its flavor, we’re wired for deliciousness through great food, the reason he called his book The Dorito Effect, we have mastered the art of synthetic flavors, flavor is the language of nutrition, people live in a fake food environment and don’t know what real food is supposed to taste like, how easy it is to down 1200 calories at fast food and still be hungry, real food is satisfying where you eat it and you’re done, the goat study that explains the importance of the connection between flavor and micronutrients, of the hundreds of flavor profiles most people only turn to 20 of them, one of the best indicators of junk food is anything with synthetic flavorings, why “natural flavors” is an utterly meaningless term, consumers still exert a lot of power and can reject the engineered foods, the problem with the tradeoff between quantity and quality, it is possible to get real food that tastes good by sacrificing yield for quality, there’s nothing better than growing your own garden full of food, and how making real food tasting good again will make it more desirable.

WORLD’S 1ST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GOT BONE BROTH? TRY BARE BONES BROTH

GET $5 OFF YOUR ORDER USING COUPON CODE “LLVLC”
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 976
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
Mark Schatzker bio
The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor
MarkSchatzker.com
Mark on Facebook
Mark on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #402: Mark Schatzker Finds The World’s Tastiest Steak

973: Hannah Crum Offers Up Comprehensive Kombucha Info At The Kombucha Kamp

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Kombucha brewing expert Hannah Crum is our guest today in Episode 973 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

There are so many healthy foods that low-carbers aren’t including in their diet because they think they contain too many carbohydrates. One of these foods is Kombucha and we’ve got a bona fide expert named Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum from KombuchaKamp.com here today to share from her vast knowledge about anything and everything related to kombucha. Kombucha Kamp is the most visited website in the world for Kombucha information, recipes and practical advice. Hannah and her business partner Alex LaGory co-founded Kombucha Brewers International, the industry non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting bottled Kombucha around the world. Hannah is considered a leader on the subject of fermented foods, gut health, and the human microbiome.

Listen in to Jimmy and Hannah discuss what kombucha is, why fermented foods are important, what it means to be a “bacteriosapian,” why kombucha has become so popular in recent years, why sugar is an important ingredient in brewing a good kombucha, what the health benefits are of consuming kombucha, and a whole lot more! If you’ve been curious about adding in more kombucha and fermented foods to your diet, don’t miss this amazing interview with Hannah.

GOT BONE BROTH? TRY THE HEALTHY BARE BONES BROTH

GET $5 OFF YOUR ORDER USING COUPON CODE “LLVLC”
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2015

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 973
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum bio
KombuchaKamp.com
The Kombucha Kamp blog
Hannah on Twitter
Hannah on Facebook
Hannah on Instagram
Hannah on YouTube
Buy Kombucha from The Kombucha Kamp
Make Your Own Kombucha recipe

950: Jenni Hulet From The Urban Poser Makes The Argument For Paleo Treats

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Yoga teacher, chef, blogger, and author Jenni Hulet is our guest today in Episode 950 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

The gateway into finding Paleo for most people is as a direct result of dealing with some form of chronic health problem. For Jenni Hulet from “The Urban Poser” blog, her life was turned upside down in 2010 when she went from being an active mother, yoga teacher, and chef to being unable to get out of bed because of uncontrollable pain and muscle spasms. After months of unproductive doctor visits going through the conventional medicine route, she began to fear that all her creative pursuits were over and that she would have to resign herself to a life of pain management. Eventually, a doctor was able to identify an emerging autoimmune condition that, though devastating, could be fully recovered through changes in her nutrition and lifestyle. Jenni was diagnosed as severely gluten and casein intolerant and was put on a strict diet and supplement regimen to heal her ravaged body.

The process of facing down her worst fears and walking a lengthy path of recovery inspired a new expression for Jenni’s passion: to bring beauty, flavor, and freedom to those struggling with the fear and difficulty of living with health restrictions. It was out of this vision that her blog was born which perfectly marries her culinary skills and love of beautiful, celebratory food with her compassion for the suffering. Jenni was given the opportunity write a book in 2015 about her amazing story and the baking recipes she loves sharing with her readers called My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking.

Listen in as Jimmy and Jenni have a great conversation about her rock star status on Instagram, autoimmune health issues including her mother’s own multiple sclerosis, how teaching yoga overworked her body, the spasms she experienced all over her body, the medical doctor who finally figured out her underlying issue, the natural health doctor who immediately understood she was dealing with an autoimmune issue, the failure of traditional medicine, how she was Paleo before she knew what it was, her background in baking, the chicken pot pie recipe she shared on “The Paleo Parents” blog, the loving and supportive community in Paleo, why she feels Paleo treats and desserts are perfectly fine in the right circumstance, how using the term “Paleo” is a good catch-all for all the things she is about, her belief that food is so much more than just nourishment and health, why she says her book is about creating traditions and experiences with your family, why she doesn’t do Paleo breads at all, the pans she used for the front cover bundt cakes are rare pans, how her blog was originally about yoga and veganism, and how she lost so many readers and got ugly hate mail when she shifted to Paleo.

GET YOUR FREE SAMPLE OF UCAN SUPERSTARCH

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 950
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Jenni Hulet bio
My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking
“The Urban Poser” blog
Jenni on Facebook
Jenni on Twitter
Jenni on Instagram

943: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Are Back With More Recipes In Make It Paleo 2

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Paleo food bloggers and bestselling cookbook authors Bill Staley And Hayley (Mason) Staley are our guests today in Episode 943 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

There are so many amazing people doing great work in the Paleo community using the vast array of skills and talents they’ve been gifted with to spread the message to the mainstream. Two of the most incredible people pushing healthy Paleo living are the adorable husband-wife dynamic duo named Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from PrimalPalate.com. You may remember them from Jimmy’s previous interviews with them about their books Make It Paleo in 2011 and Gather in 2013. Now they’re back with a brand new book in 2015 entitled Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate.

Listen in as Jimmy, Bill, and Hayley talk about how they’ve inspired people to get backyard chickens, the craving for more and more recipes that fit the Paleo template, Bill’s amazing photography for various cookbooks in the community, their new book is what would happen if Make It Paleo and Gather had a baby, the lessons they’ve learned from photographing food by other authors, their famous dog Charley on Instagram, how they set the original mold for making good Paleo cookbooks, how the recipes in the new book are the next step up for people who have been eating Paleo for a while, the involvement of Hayley’s sushi chef and “pretty Paleo” sister Caitlin in the book, why they included safe starch information in their book although not so much in their recipes, Jimmy’s negative experience eating white rice on Paul Jaminet’s Perfect Health Retreat, the dirty dozen and clean fifteen information they included in their book, the funky names of ingredients they learned from the Netflix show The Mind Of A Chef, how they try to incorporate more organ meats into their recipes for getting quality nutrition (while being appealing to the palate), the companies like Epic bars adding in organ meats to their products, their burger with pork belly recipe that will get people to buy in to it, how you can make your own bacon at home in a week, the benefits of having various kinds of meat smokers, the low-carb friendly recipes throughout their new book, their world-famous chocolate-covered bacon recipe, the meal event recommendations they included in the back of the book, what got them interested in getting backyard chickens ten weeks ago (just don’t get baby chicks in January if you live in the north!), the mixed flock of egg-laying chickens, how Diana Rodgers pushed them to get the chickens, and the busybody neighbor who tried to prevent them from having chickens in their yard.

GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 943
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 4-15-15)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Bill and Hayley (Mason) Staley bio
Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate
PrimalPalate.com
Bill and Hayley on Twitter
Bill and Hayley on Facebook
Bill and Hayley on Instagram
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #689: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Inspire You To ‘Gather’ Around Paleo
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #509: ‘Make It Paleo’ Authors Bill Staley And Hayley Mason

Category Archives: Cooking

986: Jimmy Moore And Maria Emmerich Make Real Food Focus Of The Ketogenic Cookbook

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Bestselling author, blogger and podcaster Jimmy Moore and ketogenic nutrition expert and author Maria Emmerich are our guests today in Episode 986 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

For many years, there have been cookbooks available to help low-carb dieters spruce up their meal selection and add in a little variety to the mix. But with the increased attention given to ketogenic diets that are low in carbohydrates, moderate in protein, and high in fat over the past few years, the demand for recipes that fit this has been very high while the selection of cookbooks that meet this demand has been next to nil. Until now. Our host Jimmy Moore, author of the 2014 bestselling book on ketogenic diets entitled Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, has joined forces with one of his fellow keto troubadours in wellness expert Maria Emmerich from MariaNutrition.com and author of the 2013 bestseller Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing to create what is sure to be the go-to cookbook for people following the ketogenic diet!

Listen in as Jimmy and Maria discuss the details about their highly-anticipated new book, how the collaboration on this cookbook happened after the runaway success of Keto Clarity in 2014, why a ketogenic diet seems complex to people, why some people are so super-sensitive to carbohydrates that they have to be careful even with lemon juice and spaghetti squash, why they used the word Paleo in the subtitle of their book, how almond flour can prevent ketosis, the cookbook is huge (nearly 400 pages!), how their spouses (Craig and Christine) were involved in this book, the abundance of treats that were included in the book, how the vegetarian recipes and meal plans are the most ketogenic in the book, there’s even a keto bread recipe in the book, how she had to take photos for the cookbook with snow on the ground, how the publisher wanted to put a sandwich on the front cover, the gorgeous front cover that was created by Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from The Primal Palate, the front matter material that is new information that wasn’t included in Jimmy’s Keto Clarity and Maria’s Keto-Adapted, how ketones are very normal, how Maria’s little boys eat ketogenic, how kid-friendly these recipes are, how she left the avocado off of one of her recipe photos, the meal plans provided in the back of the book for various conditions, her slow cooker recipes throughout the book, the recipe index with a little picture of the recipe with the name of the recipe and page number next to it, why there is a real food emphasis in this book, how people are surprised by how easy it is to make things like mayo, how the inferior omega-6 fats don’t satisfy like saturated fats, the three New York Times bestselling authors who endorsed the book on the back cover, and how Costco Canada is carrying the book in all their stores.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 986
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
Maria Emmerich bio
MariaNutrition.com
The Ketogenic Cookbook: Nutritious Low-Carb, High-Fat Paleo Meals to Heal Your Body
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing
Maria on Facebook
Maria on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #924: Maria Emmerich And Jimmy Moore – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #854: Maria Emmerich – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #734: Maria Emmerich Teaching The Art Of Healthy Low-Carb, High-Fat Cooking
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #376: Low-Carb Nutritionist Maria Emmerich
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #16: Low-Carb, Pregnancy & Kids | Maria Emmerich and Valerie Berkowitz

976: Mark Schatzker Says Improving Health Starts With Making Real Food Tasty

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Freelance magazine writer, columnist, and author Mark Schatzker is our guest today in Episode 976 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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What if we’ve been addressing the obesity and chronic health epidemics all wrong by putting all the focus on calories? This is a question that award-winning journalist and author Mark Schatzker (listen to Jimmy’s 2010 interview with him in Episode 402) has been investigating for several years and it comes down to this–flavor! Our bodies are hard-wired to be attracted to great-tasting foods because historically these have been the ones with the most nutrition in them. Mark has written a new book about this entitled The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor that details his investigation into how the flavor has been removed from food for decades through genetic manipulation and questionable farming practices.

Listen in as Jimmy and Mark discuss how he’s been “following the flavor trail” since writing his Steak book, how it shocked him that a grass-fed steak tasted the best, a cow gets their nutrients through flavor, how talking about fat and sugar are the wrong direction in discussion nutrition, the consumer is deeply confused by the nutritional claims put on food packaging, making food more abundant and more cheap has stripped real food of its flavor, we’re wired for deliciousness through great food, the reason he called his book The Dorito Effect, we have mastered the art of synthetic flavors, flavor is the language of nutrition, people live in a fake food environment and don’t know what real food is supposed to taste like, how easy it is to down 1200 calories at fast food and still be hungry, real food is satisfying where you eat it and you’re done, the goat study that explains the importance of the connection between flavor and micronutrients, of the hundreds of flavor profiles most people only turn to 20 of them, one of the best indicators of junk food is anything with synthetic flavorings, why “natural flavors” is an utterly meaningless term, consumers still exert a lot of power and can reject the engineered foods, the problem with the tradeoff between quantity and quality, it is possible to get real food that tastes good by sacrificing yield for quality, there’s nothing better than growing your own garden full of food, and how making real food tasting good again will make it more desirable.

WORLD’S 1ST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

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– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
Mark Schatzker bio
The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor
MarkSchatzker.com
Mark on Facebook
Mark on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #402: Mark Schatzker Finds The World’s Tastiest Steak

973: Hannah Crum Offers Up Comprehensive Kombucha Info At The Kombucha Kamp

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Kombucha brewing expert Hannah Crum is our guest today in Episode 973 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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There are so many healthy foods that low-carbers aren’t including in their diet because they think they contain too many carbohydrates. One of these foods is Kombucha and we’ve got a bona fide expert named Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum from KombuchaKamp.com here today to share from her vast knowledge about anything and everything related to kombucha. Kombucha Kamp is the most visited website in the world for Kombucha information, recipes and practical advice. Hannah and her business partner Alex LaGory co-founded Kombucha Brewers International, the industry non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting bottled Kombucha around the world. Hannah is considered a leader on the subject of fermented foods, gut health, and the human microbiome.

Listen in to Jimmy and Hannah discuss what kombucha is, why fermented foods are important, what it means to be a “bacteriosapian,” why kombucha has become so popular in recent years, why sugar is an important ingredient in brewing a good kombucha, what the health benefits are of consuming kombucha, and a whole lot more! If you’ve been curious about adding in more kombucha and fermented foods to your diet, don’t miss this amazing interview with Hannah.

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NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 973
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum bio
KombuchaKamp.com
The Kombucha Kamp blog
Hannah on Twitter
Hannah on Facebook
Hannah on Instagram
Hannah on YouTube
Buy Kombucha from The Kombucha Kamp
Make Your Own Kombucha recipe

950: Jenni Hulet From The Urban Poser Makes The Argument For Paleo Treats

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Yoga teacher, chef, blogger, and author Jenni Hulet is our guest today in Episode 950 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

The gateway into finding Paleo for most people is as a direct result of dealing with some form of chronic health problem. For Jenni Hulet from “The Urban Poser” blog, her life was turned upside down in 2010 when she went from being an active mother, yoga teacher, and chef to being unable to get out of bed because of uncontrollable pain and muscle spasms. After months of unproductive doctor visits going through the conventional medicine route, she began to fear that all her creative pursuits were over and that she would have to resign herself to a life of pain management. Eventually, a doctor was able to identify an emerging autoimmune condition that, though devastating, could be fully recovered through changes in her nutrition and lifestyle. Jenni was diagnosed as severely gluten and casein intolerant and was put on a strict diet and supplement regimen to heal her ravaged body.

The process of facing down her worst fears and walking a lengthy path of recovery inspired a new expression for Jenni’s passion: to bring beauty, flavor, and freedom to those struggling with the fear and difficulty of living with health restrictions. It was out of this vision that her blog was born which perfectly marries her culinary skills and love of beautiful, celebratory food with her compassion for the suffering. Jenni was given the opportunity write a book in 2015 about her amazing story and the baking recipes she loves sharing with her readers called My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking.

Listen in as Jimmy and Jenni have a great conversation about her rock star status on Instagram, autoimmune health issues including her mother’s own multiple sclerosis, how teaching yoga overworked her body, the spasms she experienced all over her body, the medical doctor who finally figured out her underlying issue, the natural health doctor who immediately understood she was dealing with an autoimmune issue, the failure of traditional medicine, how she was Paleo before she knew what it was, her background in baking, the chicken pot pie recipe she shared on “The Paleo Parents” blog, the loving and supportive community in Paleo, why she feels Paleo treats and desserts are perfectly fine in the right circumstance, how using the term “Paleo” is a good catch-all for all the things she is about, her belief that food is so much more than just nourishment and health, why she says her book is about creating traditions and experiences with your family, why she doesn’t do Paleo breads at all, the pans she used for the front cover bundt cakes are rare pans, how her blog was originally about yoga and veganism, and how she lost so many readers and got ugly hate mail when she shifted to Paleo.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 950
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Jenni Hulet bio
My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking
“The Urban Poser” blog
Jenni on Facebook
Jenni on Twitter
Jenni on Instagram

943: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Are Back With More Recipes In Make It Paleo 2

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Paleo food bloggers and bestselling cookbook authors Bill Staley And Hayley (Mason) Staley are our guests today in Episode 943 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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There are so many amazing people doing great work in the Paleo community using the vast array of skills and talents they’ve been gifted with to spread the message to the mainstream. Two of the most incredible people pushing healthy Paleo living are the adorable husband-wife dynamic duo named Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from PrimalPalate.com. You may remember them from Jimmy’s previous interviews with them about their books Make It Paleo in 2011 and Gather in 2013. Now they’re back with a brand new book in 2015 entitled Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate.

Listen in as Jimmy, Bill, and Hayley talk about how they’ve inspired people to get backyard chickens, the craving for more and more recipes that fit the Paleo template, Bill’s amazing photography for various cookbooks in the community, their new book is what would happen if Make It Paleo and Gather had a baby, the lessons they’ve learned from photographing food by other authors, their famous dog Charley on Instagram, how they set the original mold for making good Paleo cookbooks, how the recipes in the new book are the next step up for people who have been eating Paleo for a while, the involvement of Hayley’s sushi chef and “pretty Paleo” sister Caitlin in the book, why they included safe starch information in their book although not so much in their recipes, Jimmy’s negative experience eating white rice on Paul Jaminet’s Perfect Health Retreat, the dirty dozen and clean fifteen information they included in their book, the funky names of ingredients they learned from the Netflix show The Mind Of A Chef, how they try to incorporate more organ meats into their recipes for getting quality nutrition (while being appealing to the palate), the companies like Epic bars adding in organ meats to their products, their burger with pork belly recipe that will get people to buy in to it, how you can make your own bacon at home in a week, the benefits of having various kinds of meat smokers, the low-carb friendly recipes throughout their new book, their world-famous chocolate-covered bacon recipe, the meal event recommendations they included in the back of the book, what got them interested in getting backyard chickens ten weeks ago (just don’t get baby chicks in January if you live in the north!), the mixed flock of egg-laying chickens, how Diana Rodgers pushed them to get the chickens, and the busybody neighbor who tried to prevent them from having chickens in their yard.

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– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 4-15-15)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Bill and Hayley (Mason) Staley bio
Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate
PrimalPalate.com
Bill and Hayley on Twitter
Bill and Hayley on Facebook
Bill and Hayley on Instagram
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #689: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Inspire You To ‘Gather’ Around Paleo
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #509: ‘Make It Paleo’ Authors Bill Staley And Hayley Mason

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986: Jimmy Moore And Maria Emmerich Make Real Food Focus Of The Ketogenic Cookbook

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Bestselling author, blogger and podcaster Jimmy Moore and ketogenic nutrition expert and author Maria Emmerich are our guests today in Episode 986 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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For many years, there have been cookbooks available to help low-carb dieters spruce up their meal selection and add in a little variety to the mix. But with the increased attention given to ketogenic diets that are low in carbohydrates, moderate in protein, and high in fat over the past few years, the demand for recipes that fit this has been very high while the selection of cookbooks that meet this demand has been next to nil. Until now. Our host Jimmy Moore, author of the 2014 bestselling book on ketogenic diets entitled Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, has joined forces with one of his fellow keto troubadours in wellness expert Maria Emmerich from MariaNutrition.com and author of the 2013 bestseller Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing to create what is sure to be the go-to cookbook for people following the ketogenic diet!

Listen in as Jimmy and Maria discuss the details about their highly-anticipated new book, how the collaboration on this cookbook happened after the runaway success of Keto Clarity in 2014, why a ketogenic diet seems complex to people, why some people are so super-sensitive to carbohydrates that they have to be careful even with lemon juice and spaghetti squash, why they used the word Paleo in the subtitle of their book, how almond flour can prevent ketosis, the cookbook is huge (nearly 400 pages!), how their spouses (Craig and Christine) were involved in this book, the abundance of treats that were included in the book, how the vegetarian recipes and meal plans are the most ketogenic in the book, there’s even a keto bread recipe in the book, how she had to take photos for the cookbook with snow on the ground, how the publisher wanted to put a sandwich on the front cover, the gorgeous front cover that was created by Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from The Primal Palate, the front matter material that is new information that wasn’t included in Jimmy’s Keto Clarity and Maria’s Keto-Adapted, how ketones are very normal, how Maria’s little boys eat ketogenic, how kid-friendly these recipes are, how she left the avocado off of one of her recipe photos, the meal plans provided in the back of the book for various conditions, her slow cooker recipes throughout the book, the recipe index with a little picture of the recipe with the name of the recipe and page number next to it, why there is a real food emphasis in this book, how people are surprised by how easy it is to make things like mayo, how the inferior omega-6 fats don’t satisfy like saturated fats, the three New York Times bestselling authors who endorsed the book on the back cover, and how Costco Canada is carrying the book in all their stores.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 986
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
Maria Emmerich bio
MariaNutrition.com
The Ketogenic Cookbook: Nutritious Low-Carb, High-Fat Paleo Meals to Heal Your Body
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing
Maria on Facebook
Maria on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #924: Maria Emmerich And Jimmy Moore – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #854: Maria Emmerich – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #734: Maria Emmerich Teaching The Art Of Healthy Low-Carb, High-Fat Cooking
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #376: Low-Carb Nutritionist Maria Emmerich
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #16: Low-Carb, Pregnancy & Kids | Maria Emmerich and Valerie Berkowitz

976: Mark Schatzker Says Improving Health Starts With Making Real Food Tasty

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Freelance magazine writer, columnist, and author Mark Schatzker is our guest today in Episode 976 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

What if we’ve been addressing the obesity and chronic health epidemics all wrong by putting all the focus on calories? This is a question that award-winning journalist and author Mark Schatzker (listen to Jimmy’s 2010 interview with him in Episode 402) has been investigating for several years and it comes down to this–flavor! Our bodies are hard-wired to be attracted to great-tasting foods because historically these have been the ones with the most nutrition in them. Mark has written a new book about this entitled The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor that details his investigation into how the flavor has been removed from food for decades through genetic manipulation and questionable farming practices.

Listen in as Jimmy and Mark discuss how he’s been “following the flavor trail” since writing his Steak book, how it shocked him that a grass-fed steak tasted the best, a cow gets their nutrients through flavor, how talking about fat and sugar are the wrong direction in discussion nutrition, the consumer is deeply confused by the nutritional claims put on food packaging, making food more abundant and more cheap has stripped real food of its flavor, we’re wired for deliciousness through great food, the reason he called his book The Dorito Effect, we have mastered the art of synthetic flavors, flavor is the language of nutrition, people live in a fake food environment and don’t know what real food is supposed to taste like, how easy it is to down 1200 calories at fast food and still be hungry, real food is satisfying where you eat it and you’re done, the goat study that explains the importance of the connection between flavor and micronutrients, of the hundreds of flavor profiles most people only turn to 20 of them, one of the best indicators of junk food is anything with synthetic flavorings, why “natural flavors” is an utterly meaningless term, consumers still exert a lot of power and can reject the engineered foods, the problem with the tradeoff between quantity and quality, it is possible to get real food that tastes good by sacrificing yield for quality, there’s nothing better than growing your own garden full of food, and how making real food tasting good again will make it more desirable.

WORLD’S 1ST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 976
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
Mark Schatzker bio
The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor
MarkSchatzker.com
Mark on Facebook
Mark on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #402: Mark Schatzker Finds The World’s Tastiest Steak

973: Hannah Crum Offers Up Comprehensive Kombucha Info At The Kombucha Kamp

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Kombucha brewing expert Hannah Crum is our guest today in Episode 973 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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There are so many healthy foods that low-carbers aren’t including in their diet because they think they contain too many carbohydrates. One of these foods is Kombucha and we’ve got a bona fide expert named Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum from KombuchaKamp.com here today to share from her vast knowledge about anything and everything related to kombucha. Kombucha Kamp is the most visited website in the world for Kombucha information, recipes and practical advice. Hannah and her business partner Alex LaGory co-founded Kombucha Brewers International, the industry non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting bottled Kombucha around the world. Hannah is considered a leader on the subject of fermented foods, gut health, and the human microbiome.

Listen in to Jimmy and Hannah discuss what kombucha is, why fermented foods are important, what it means to be a “bacteriosapian,” why kombucha has become so popular in recent years, why sugar is an important ingredient in brewing a good kombucha, what the health benefits are of consuming kombucha, and a whole lot more! If you’ve been curious about adding in more kombucha and fermented foods to your diet, don’t miss this amazing interview with Hannah.

GOT BONE BROTH? TRY THE HEALTHY BARE BONES BROTH

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NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2015

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 973
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum bio
KombuchaKamp.com
The Kombucha Kamp blog
Hannah on Twitter
Hannah on Facebook
Hannah on Instagram
Hannah on YouTube
Buy Kombucha from The Kombucha Kamp
Make Your Own Kombucha recipe

950: Jenni Hulet From The Urban Poser Makes The Argument For Paleo Treats

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Yoga teacher, chef, blogger, and author Jenni Hulet is our guest today in Episode 950 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

The gateway into finding Paleo for most people is as a direct result of dealing with some form of chronic health problem. For Jenni Hulet from “The Urban Poser” blog, her life was turned upside down in 2010 when she went from being an active mother, yoga teacher, and chef to being unable to get out of bed because of uncontrollable pain and muscle spasms. After months of unproductive doctor visits going through the conventional medicine route, she began to fear that all her creative pursuits were over and that she would have to resign herself to a life of pain management. Eventually, a doctor was able to identify an emerging autoimmune condition that, though devastating, could be fully recovered through changes in her nutrition and lifestyle. Jenni was diagnosed as severely gluten and casein intolerant and was put on a strict diet and supplement regimen to heal her ravaged body.

The process of facing down her worst fears and walking a lengthy path of recovery inspired a new expression for Jenni’s passion: to bring beauty, flavor, and freedom to those struggling with the fear and difficulty of living with health restrictions. It was out of this vision that her blog was born which perfectly marries her culinary skills and love of beautiful, celebratory food with her compassion for the suffering. Jenni was given the opportunity write a book in 2015 about her amazing story and the baking recipes she loves sharing with her readers called My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking.

Listen in as Jimmy and Jenni have a great conversation about her rock star status on Instagram, autoimmune health issues including her mother’s own multiple sclerosis, how teaching yoga overworked her body, the spasms she experienced all over her body, the medical doctor who finally figured out her underlying issue, the natural health doctor who immediately understood she was dealing with an autoimmune issue, the failure of traditional medicine, how she was Paleo before she knew what it was, her background in baking, the chicken pot pie recipe she shared on “The Paleo Parents” blog, the loving and supportive community in Paleo, why she feels Paleo treats and desserts are perfectly fine in the right circumstance, how using the term “Paleo” is a good catch-all for all the things she is about, her belief that food is so much more than just nourishment and health, why she says her book is about creating traditions and experiences with your family, why she doesn’t do Paleo breads at all, the pans she used for the front cover bundt cakes are rare pans, how her blog was originally about yoga and veganism, and how she lost so many readers and got ugly hate mail when she shifted to Paleo.

GET YOUR FREE SAMPLE OF UCAN SUPERSTARCH

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 950
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Jenni Hulet bio
My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking
“The Urban Poser” blog
Jenni on Facebook
Jenni on Twitter
Jenni on Instagram

943: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Are Back With More Recipes In Make It Paleo 2

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Paleo food bloggers and bestselling cookbook authors Bill Staley And Hayley (Mason) Staley are our guests today in Episode 943 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

There are so many amazing people doing great work in the Paleo community using the vast array of skills and talents they’ve been gifted with to spread the message to the mainstream. Two of the most incredible people pushing healthy Paleo living are the adorable husband-wife dynamic duo named Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from PrimalPalate.com. You may remember them from Jimmy’s previous interviews with them about their books Make It Paleo in 2011 and Gather in 2013. Now they’re back with a brand new book in 2015 entitled Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate.

Listen in as Jimmy, Bill, and Hayley talk about how they’ve inspired people to get backyard chickens, the craving for more and more recipes that fit the Paleo template, Bill’s amazing photography for various cookbooks in the community, their new book is what would happen if Make It Paleo and Gather had a baby, the lessons they’ve learned from photographing food by other authors, their famous dog Charley on Instagram, how they set the original mold for making good Paleo cookbooks, how the recipes in the new book are the next step up for people who have been eating Paleo for a while, the involvement of Hayley’s sushi chef and “pretty Paleo” sister Caitlin in the book, why they included safe starch information in their book although not so much in their recipes, Jimmy’s negative experience eating white rice on Paul Jaminet’s Perfect Health Retreat, the dirty dozen and clean fifteen information they included in their book, the funky names of ingredients they learned from the Netflix show The Mind Of A Chef, how they try to incorporate more organ meats into their recipes for getting quality nutrition (while being appealing to the palate), the companies like Epic bars adding in organ meats to their products, their burger with pork belly recipe that will get people to buy in to it, how you can make your own bacon at home in a week, the benefits of having various kinds of meat smokers, the low-carb friendly recipes throughout their new book, their world-famous chocolate-covered bacon recipe, the meal event recommendations they included in the back of the book, what got them interested in getting backyard chickens ten weeks ago (just don’t get baby chicks in January if you live in the north!), the mixed flock of egg-laying chickens, how Diana Rodgers pushed them to get the chickens, and the busybody neighbor who tried to prevent them from having chickens in their yard.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 943
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 4-15-15)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Bill and Hayley (Mason) Staley bio
Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate
PrimalPalate.com
Bill and Hayley on Twitter
Bill and Hayley on Facebook
Bill and Hayley on Instagram
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #689: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Inspire You To ‘Gather’ Around Paleo
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #509: ‘Make It Paleo’ Authors Bill Staley And Hayley Mason

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986: Jimmy Moore And Maria Emmerich Make Real Food Focus Of The Ketogenic Cookbook

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Bestselling author, blogger and podcaster Jimmy Moore and ketogenic nutrition expert and author Maria Emmerich are our guests today in Episode 986 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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For many years, there have been cookbooks available to help low-carb dieters spruce up their meal selection and add in a little variety to the mix. But with the increased attention given to ketogenic diets that are low in carbohydrates, moderate in protein, and high in fat over the past few years, the demand for recipes that fit this has been very high while the selection of cookbooks that meet this demand has been next to nil. Until now. Our host Jimmy Moore, author of the 2014 bestselling book on ketogenic diets entitled Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, has joined forces with one of his fellow keto troubadours in wellness expert Maria Emmerich from MariaNutrition.com and author of the 2013 bestseller Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing to create what is sure to be the go-to cookbook for people following the ketogenic diet!

Listen in as Jimmy and Maria discuss the details about their highly-anticipated new book, how the collaboration on this cookbook happened after the runaway success of Keto Clarity in 2014, why a ketogenic diet seems complex to people, why some people are so super-sensitive to carbohydrates that they have to be careful even with lemon juice and spaghetti squash, why they used the word Paleo in the subtitle of their book, how almond flour can prevent ketosis, the cookbook is huge (nearly 400 pages!), how their spouses (Craig and Christine) were involved in this book, the abundance of treats that were included in the book, how the vegetarian recipes and meal plans are the most ketogenic in the book, there’s even a keto bread recipe in the book, how she had to take photos for the cookbook with snow on the ground, how the publisher wanted to put a sandwich on the front cover, the gorgeous front cover that was created by Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from The Primal Palate, the front matter material that is new information that wasn’t included in Jimmy’s Keto Clarity and Maria’s Keto-Adapted, how ketones are very normal, how Maria’s little boys eat ketogenic, how kid-friendly these recipes are, how she left the avocado off of one of her recipe photos, the meal plans provided in the back of the book for various conditions, her slow cooker recipes throughout the book, the recipe index with a little picture of the recipe with the name of the recipe and page number next to it, why there is a real food emphasis in this book, how people are surprised by how easy it is to make things like mayo, how the inferior omega-6 fats don’t satisfy like saturated fats, the three New York Times bestselling authors who endorsed the book on the back cover, and how Costco Canada is carrying the book in all their stores.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 986
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
Maria Emmerich bio
MariaNutrition.com
The Ketogenic Cookbook: Nutritious Low-Carb, High-Fat Paleo Meals to Heal Your Body
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing
Maria on Facebook
Maria on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #924: Maria Emmerich And Jimmy Moore – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #854: Maria Emmerich – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #734: Maria Emmerich Teaching The Art Of Healthy Low-Carb, High-Fat Cooking
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #376: Low-Carb Nutritionist Maria Emmerich
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #16: Low-Carb, Pregnancy & Kids | Maria Emmerich and Valerie Berkowitz

976: Mark Schatzker Says Improving Health Starts With Making Real Food Tasty

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Freelance magazine writer, columnist, and author Mark Schatzker is our guest today in Episode 976 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

What if we’ve been addressing the obesity and chronic health epidemics all wrong by putting all the focus on calories? This is a question that award-winning journalist and author Mark Schatzker (listen to Jimmy’s 2010 interview with him in Episode 402) has been investigating for several years and it comes down to this–flavor! Our bodies are hard-wired to be attracted to great-tasting foods because historically these have been the ones with the most nutrition in them. Mark has written a new book about this entitled The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor that details his investigation into how the flavor has been removed from food for decades through genetic manipulation and questionable farming practices.

Listen in as Jimmy and Mark discuss how he’s been “following the flavor trail” since writing his Steak book, how it shocked him that a grass-fed steak tasted the best, a cow gets their nutrients through flavor, how talking about fat and sugar are the wrong direction in discussion nutrition, the consumer is deeply confused by the nutritional claims put on food packaging, making food more abundant and more cheap has stripped real food of its flavor, we’re wired for deliciousness through great food, the reason he called his book The Dorito Effect, we have mastered the art of synthetic flavors, flavor is the language of nutrition, people live in a fake food environment and don’t know what real food is supposed to taste like, how easy it is to down 1200 calories at fast food and still be hungry, real food is satisfying where you eat it and you’re done, the goat study that explains the importance of the connection between flavor and micronutrients, of the hundreds of flavor profiles most people only turn to 20 of them, one of the best indicators of junk food is anything with synthetic flavorings, why “natural flavors” is an utterly meaningless term, consumers still exert a lot of power and can reject the engineered foods, the problem with the tradeoff between quantity and quality, it is possible to get real food that tastes good by sacrificing yield for quality, there’s nothing better than growing your own garden full of food, and how making real food tasting good again will make it more desirable.

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– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
Mark Schatzker bio
The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor
MarkSchatzker.com
Mark on Facebook
Mark on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #402: Mark Schatzker Finds The World’s Tastiest Steak

973: Hannah Crum Offers Up Comprehensive Kombucha Info At The Kombucha Kamp

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Kombucha brewing expert Hannah Crum is our guest today in Episode 973 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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There are so many healthy foods that low-carbers aren’t including in their diet because they think they contain too many carbohydrates. One of these foods is Kombucha and we’ve got a bona fide expert named Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum from KombuchaKamp.com here today to share from her vast knowledge about anything and everything related to kombucha. Kombucha Kamp is the most visited website in the world for Kombucha information, recipes and practical advice. Hannah and her business partner Alex LaGory co-founded Kombucha Brewers International, the industry non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting bottled Kombucha around the world. Hannah is considered a leader on the subject of fermented foods, gut health, and the human microbiome.

Listen in to Jimmy and Hannah discuss what kombucha is, why fermented foods are important, what it means to be a “bacteriosapian,” why kombucha has become so popular in recent years, why sugar is an important ingredient in brewing a good kombucha, what the health benefits are of consuming kombucha, and a whole lot more! If you’ve been curious about adding in more kombucha and fermented foods to your diet, don’t miss this amazing interview with Hannah.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 973
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum bio
KombuchaKamp.com
The Kombucha Kamp blog
Hannah on Twitter
Hannah on Facebook
Hannah on Instagram
Hannah on YouTube
Buy Kombucha from The Kombucha Kamp
Make Your Own Kombucha recipe

950: Jenni Hulet From The Urban Poser Makes The Argument For Paleo Treats

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Yoga teacher, chef, blogger, and author Jenni Hulet is our guest today in Episode 950 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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The gateway into finding Paleo for most people is as a direct result of dealing with some form of chronic health problem. For Jenni Hulet from “The Urban Poser” blog, her life was turned upside down in 2010 when she went from being an active mother, yoga teacher, and chef to being unable to get out of bed because of uncontrollable pain and muscle spasms. After months of unproductive doctor visits going through the conventional medicine route, she began to fear that all her creative pursuits were over and that she would have to resign herself to a life of pain management. Eventually, a doctor was able to identify an emerging autoimmune condition that, though devastating, could be fully recovered through changes in her nutrition and lifestyle. Jenni was diagnosed as severely gluten and casein intolerant and was put on a strict diet and supplement regimen to heal her ravaged body.

The process of facing down her worst fears and walking a lengthy path of recovery inspired a new expression for Jenni’s passion: to bring beauty, flavor, and freedom to those struggling with the fear and difficulty of living with health restrictions. It was out of this vision that her blog was born which perfectly marries her culinary skills and love of beautiful, celebratory food with her compassion for the suffering. Jenni was given the opportunity write a book in 2015 about her amazing story and the baking recipes she loves sharing with her readers called My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking.

Listen in as Jimmy and Jenni have a great conversation about her rock star status on Instagram, autoimmune health issues including her mother’s own multiple sclerosis, how teaching yoga overworked her body, the spasms she experienced all over her body, the medical doctor who finally figured out her underlying issue, the natural health doctor who immediately understood she was dealing with an autoimmune issue, the failure of traditional medicine, how she was Paleo before she knew what it was, her background in baking, the chicken pot pie recipe she shared on “The Paleo Parents” blog, the loving and supportive community in Paleo, why she feels Paleo treats and desserts are perfectly fine in the right circumstance, how using the term “Paleo” is a good catch-all for all the things she is about, her belief that food is so much more than just nourishment and health, why she says her book is about creating traditions and experiences with your family, why she doesn’t do Paleo breads at all, the pans she used for the front cover bundt cakes are rare pans, how her blog was originally about yoga and veganism, and how she lost so many readers and got ugly hate mail when she shifted to Paleo.

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Jenni Hulet bio
My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking
“The Urban Poser” blog
Jenni on Facebook
Jenni on Twitter
Jenni on Instagram

943: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Are Back With More Recipes In Make It Paleo 2

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Paleo food bloggers and bestselling cookbook authors Bill Staley And Hayley (Mason) Staley are our guests today in Episode 943 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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There are so many amazing people doing great work in the Paleo community using the vast array of skills and talents they’ve been gifted with to spread the message to the mainstream. Two of the most incredible people pushing healthy Paleo living are the adorable husband-wife dynamic duo named Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from PrimalPalate.com. You may remember them from Jimmy’s previous interviews with them about their books Make It Paleo in 2011 and Gather in 2013. Now they’re back with a brand new book in 2015 entitled Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate.

Listen in as Jimmy, Bill, and Hayley talk about how they’ve inspired people to get backyard chickens, the craving for more and more recipes that fit the Paleo template, Bill’s amazing photography for various cookbooks in the community, their new book is what would happen if Make It Paleo and Gather had a baby, the lessons they’ve learned from photographing food by other authors, their famous dog Charley on Instagram, how they set the original mold for making good Paleo cookbooks, how the recipes in the new book are the next step up for people who have been eating Paleo for a while, the involvement of Hayley’s sushi chef and “pretty Paleo” sister Caitlin in the book, why they included safe starch information in their book although not so much in their recipes, Jimmy’s negative experience eating white rice on Paul Jaminet’s Perfect Health Retreat, the dirty dozen and clean fifteen information they included in their book, the funky names of ingredients they learned from the Netflix show The Mind Of A Chef, how they try to incorporate more organ meats into their recipes for getting quality nutrition (while being appealing to the palate), the companies like Epic bars adding in organ meats to their products, their burger with pork belly recipe that will get people to buy in to it, how you can make your own bacon at home in a week, the benefits of having various kinds of meat smokers, the low-carb friendly recipes throughout their new book, their world-famous chocolate-covered bacon recipe, the meal event recommendations they included in the back of the book, what got them interested in getting backyard chickens ten weeks ago (just don’t get baby chicks in January if you live in the north!), the mixed flock of egg-laying chickens, how Diana Rodgers pushed them to get the chickens, and the busybody neighbor who tried to prevent them from having chickens in their yard.

GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 943
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 4-15-15)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
Bill and Hayley (Mason) Staley bio
Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate
PrimalPalate.com
Bill and Hayley on Twitter
Bill and Hayley on Facebook
Bill and Hayley on Instagram
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #689: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Inspire You To ‘Gather’ Around Paleo
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #509: ‘Make It Paleo’ Authors Bill Staley And Hayley Mason

Category Archives: Cooking

986: Jimmy Moore And Maria Emmerich Make Real Food Focus Of The Ketogenic Cookbook

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Bestselling author, blogger and podcaster Jimmy Moore and ketogenic nutrition expert and author Maria Emmerich are our guests today in Episode 986 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

For many years, there have been cookbooks available to help low-carb dieters spruce up their meal selection and add in a little variety to the mix. But with the increased attention given to ketogenic diets that are low in carbohydrates, moderate in protein, and high in fat over the past few years, the demand for recipes that fit this has been very high while the selection of cookbooks that meet this demand has been next to nil. Until now. Our host Jimmy Moore, author of the 2014 bestselling book on ketogenic diets entitled Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, has joined forces with one of his fellow keto troubadours in wellness expert Maria Emmerich from MariaNutrition.com and author of the 2013 bestseller Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing to create what is sure to be the go-to cookbook for people following the ketogenic diet!

Listen in as Jimmy and Maria discuss the details about their highly-anticipated new book, how the collaboration on this cookbook happened after the runaway success of Keto Clarity in 2014, why a ketogenic diet seems complex to people, why some people are so super-sensitive to carbohydrates that they have to be careful even with lemon juice and spaghetti squash, why they used the word Paleo in the subtitle of their book, how almond flour can prevent ketosis, the cookbook is huge (nearly 400 pages!), how their spouses (Craig and Christine) were involved in this book, the abundance of treats that were included in the book, how the vegetarian recipes and meal plans are the most ketogenic in the book, there’s even a keto bread recipe in the book, how she had to take photos for the cookbook with snow on the ground, how the publisher wanted to put a sandwich on the front cover, the gorgeous front cover that was created by Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from The Primal Palate, the front matter material that is new information that wasn’t included in Jimmy’s Keto Clarity and Maria’s Keto-Adapted, how ketones are very normal, how Maria’s little boys eat ketogenic, how kid-friendly these recipes are, how she left the avocado off of one of her recipe photos, the meal plans provided in the back of the book for various conditions, her slow cooker recipes throughout the book, the recipe index with a little picture of the recipe with the name of the recipe and page number next to it, why there is a real food emphasis in this book, how people are surprised by how easy it is to make things like mayo, how the inferior omega-6 fats don’t satisfy like saturated fats, the three New York Times bestselling authors who endorsed the book on the back cover, and how Costco Canada is carrying the book in all their stores.

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GET $5 OFF YOUR ORDER USING COUPON CODE “LLVLC”
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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 986
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
Maria Emmerich bio
MariaNutrition.com
The Ketogenic Cookbook: Nutritious Low-Carb, High-Fat Paleo Meals to Heal Your Body
Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet
Keto-Adapted: Your Guide to Accelerated Weight Loss and Healthy Healing
Maria on Facebook
Maria on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #924: Maria Emmerich And Jimmy Moore – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #854: Maria Emmerich – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #734: Maria Emmerich Teaching The Art Of Healthy Low-Carb, High-Fat Cooking
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #376: Low-Carb Nutritionist Maria Emmerich
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #16: Low-Carb, Pregnancy & Kids | Maria Emmerich and Valerie Berkowitz

976: Mark Schatzker Says Improving Health Starts With Making Real Food Tasty

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Freelance magazine writer, columnist, and author Mark Schatzker is our guest today in Episode 976 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

What if we’ve been addressing the obesity and chronic health epidemics all wrong by putting all the focus on calories? This is a question that award-winning journalist and author Mark Schatzker (listen to Jimmy’s 2010 interview with him in Episode 402) has been investigating for several years and it comes down to this–flavor! Our bodies are hard-wired to be attracted to great-tasting foods because historically these have been the ones with the most nutrition in them. Mark has written a new book about this entitled The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor that details his investigation into how the flavor has been removed from food for decades through genetic manipulation and questionable farming practices.

Listen in as Jimmy and Mark discuss how he’s been “following the flavor trail” since writing his Steak book, how it shocked him that a grass-fed steak tasted the best, a cow gets their nutrients through flavor, how talking about fat and sugar are the wrong direction in discussion nutrition, the consumer is deeply confused by the nutritional claims put on food packaging, making food more abundant and more cheap has stripped real food of its flavor, we’re wired for deliciousness through great food, the reason he called his book The Dorito Effect, we have mastered the art of synthetic flavors, flavor is the language of nutrition, people live in a fake food environment and don’t know what real food is supposed to taste like, how easy it is to down 1200 calories at fast food and still be hungry, real food is satisfying where you eat it and you’re done, the goat study that explains the importance of the connection between flavor and micronutrients, of the hundreds of flavor profiles most people only turn to 20 of them, one of the best indicators of junk food is anything with synthetic flavorings, why “natural flavors” is an utterly meaningless term, consumers still exert a lot of power and can reject the engineered foods, the problem with the tradeoff between quantity and quality, it is possible to get real food that tastes good by sacrificing yield for quality, there’s nothing better than growing your own garden full of food, and how making real food tasting good again will make it more desirable.

WORLD’S 1ST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

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GOT BONE BROTH? TRY BARE BONES BROTH

GET $5 OFF YOUR ORDER USING COUPON CODE “LLVLC”
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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 976
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
Mark Schatzker bio
The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor
MarkSchatzker.com
Mark on Facebook
Mark on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #402: Mark Schatzker Finds The World’s Tastiest Steak

973: Hannah Crum Offers Up Comprehensive Kombucha Info At The Kombucha Kamp

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Kombucha brewing expert Hannah Crum is our guest today in Episode 973 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

There are so many healthy foods that low-carbers aren’t including in their diet because they think they contain too many carbohydrates. One of these foods is Kombucha and we’ve got a bona fide expert named Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum from KombuchaKamp.com here today to share from her vast knowledge about anything and everything related to kombucha. Kombucha Kamp is the most visited website in the world for Kombucha information, recipes and practical advice. Hannah and her business partner Alex LaGory co-founded Kombucha Brewers International, the industry non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting bottled Kombucha around the world. Hannah is considered a leader on the subject of fermented foods, gut health, and the human microbiome.

Listen in to Jimmy and Hannah discuss what kombucha is, why fermented foods are important, what it means to be a “bacteriosapian,” why kombucha has become so popular in recent years, why sugar is an important ingredient in brewing a good kombucha, what the health benefits are of consuming kombucha, and a whole lot more! If you’ve been curious about adding in more kombucha and fermented foods to your diet, don’t miss this amazing interview with Hannah.

GOT BONE BROTH? TRY THE HEALTHY BARE BONES BROTH

GET $5 OFF YOUR ORDER USING COUPON CODE “LLVLC”
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2015

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 973
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try Bare Bones Broth (Use coupon code “LLVLC” for $5 off your order)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum bio
KombuchaKamp.com
The Kombucha Kamp blog
Hannah on Twitter
Hannah on Facebook
Hannah on Instagram
Hannah on YouTube
Buy Kombucha from The Kombucha Kamp
Make Your Own Kombucha recipe

950: Jenni Hulet From The Urban Poser Makes The Argument For Paleo Treats

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Yoga teacher, chef, blogger, and author Jenni Hulet is our guest today in Episode 950 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

The gateway into finding Paleo for most people is as a direct result of dealing with some form of chronic health problem. For Jenni Hulet from “The Urban Poser” blog, her life was turned upside down in 2010 when she went from being an active mother, yoga teacher, and chef to being unable to get out of bed because of uncontrollable pain and muscle spasms. After months of unproductive doctor visits going through the conventional medicine route, she began to fear that all her creative pursuits were over and that she would have to resign herself to a life of pain management. Eventually, a doctor was able to identify an emerging autoimmune condition that, though devastating, could be fully recovered through changes in her nutrition and lifestyle. Jenni was diagnosed as severely gluten and casein intolerant and was put on a strict diet and supplement regimen to heal her ravaged body.

The process of facing down her worst fears and walking a lengthy path of recovery inspired a new expression for Jenni’s passion: to bring beauty, flavor, and freedom to those struggling with the fear and difficulty of living with health restrictions. It was out of this vision that her blog was born which perfectly marries her culinary skills and love of beautiful, celebratory food with her compassion for the suffering. Jenni was given the opportunity write a book in 2015 about her amazing story and the baking recipes she loves sharing with her readers called My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking.

Listen in as Jimmy and Jenni have a great conversation about her rock star status on Instagram, autoimmune health issues including her mother’s own multiple sclerosis, how teaching yoga overworked her body, the spasms she experienced all over her body, the medical doctor who finally figured out her underlying issue, the natural health doctor who immediately understood she was dealing with an autoimmune issue, the failure of traditional medicine, how she was Paleo before she knew what it was, her background in baking, the chicken pot pie recipe she shared on “The Paleo Parents” blog, the loving and supportive community in Paleo, why she feels Paleo treats and desserts are perfectly fine in the right circumstance, how using the term “Paleo” is a good catch-all for all the things she is about, her belief that food is so much more than just nourishment and health, why she says her book is about creating traditions and experiences with your family, why she doesn’t do Paleo breads at all, the pans she used for the front cover bundt cakes are rare pans, how her blog was originally about yoga and veganism, and how she lost so many readers and got ugly hate mail when she shifted to Paleo.

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943: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Are Back With More Recipes In Make It Paleo 2

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Paleo food bloggers and bestselling cookbook authors Bill Staley And Hayley (Mason) Staley are our guests today in Episode 943 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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There are so many amazing people doing great work in the Paleo community using the vast array of skills and talents they’ve been gifted with to spread the message to the mainstream. Two of the most incredible people pushing healthy Paleo living are the adorable husband-wife dynamic duo named Bill Staley and Hayley Mason from PrimalPalate.com. You may remember them from Jimmy’s previous interviews with them about their books Make It Paleo in 2011 and Gather in 2013. Now they’re back with a brand new book in 2015 entitled Make it Paleo II: Over 175 New Grain-Free Recipes for the Primal Palate.

Listen in as Jimmy, Bill, and Hayley talk about how they’ve inspired people to get backyard chickens, the craving for more and more recipes that fit the Paleo template, Bill’s amazing photography for various cookbooks in the community, their new book is what would happen if Make It Paleo and Gather had a baby, the lessons they’ve learned from photographing food by other authors, their famous dog Charley on Instagram, how they set the original mold for making good Paleo cookbooks, how the recipes in the new book are the next step up for people who have been eating Paleo for a while, the involvement of Hayley’s sushi chef and “pretty Paleo” sister Caitlin in the book, why they included safe starch information in their book although not so much in their recipes, Jimmy’s negative experience eating white rice on Paul Jaminet’s Perfect Health Retreat, the dirty dozen and clean fifteen information they included in their book, the funky names of ingredients they learned from the Netflix show The Mind Of A Chef, how they try to incorporate more organ meats into their recipes for getting quality nutrition (while being appealing to the palate), the companies like Epic bars adding in organ meats to their products, their burger with pork belly recipe that will get people to buy in to it, how you can make your own bacon at home in a week, the benefits of having various kinds of meat smokers, the low-carb friendly recipes throughout their new book, their world-famous chocolate-covered bacon recipe, the meal event recommendations they included in the back of the book, what got them interested in getting backyard chickens ten weeks ago (just don’t get baby chicks in January if you live in the north!), the mixed flock of egg-laying chickens, how Diana Rodgers pushed them to get the chickens, and the busybody neighbor who tried to prevent them from having chickens in their yard.

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