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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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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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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

940: Diana Rodgers Integrates Sustainability Into Homegrown Paleo Life

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Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Paleo blogger, podcaster, author and organic farmer Diana Rodgers is our guest today in Episode 940 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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You may have heard the term sustainability in the context of the food supply and healthy living in the past few years but didn’t quite know what it meant. But Boston, Massachusetts-based RD-in-training and organic animal and vegetable farmer Diana Rodgers from SustainableDish.com has made it her personal mission to spread the word about how to attain optimal health is by focusing on nutritious and delicious eating with humanely-raised animals, organic vegetables, and being willing to get your hands a little dirty to reconnect with your food again. She’s written a fabulous new book about this topic entitled The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food.

Listen in as Jimmy and Diana talk about her current farming life, her course work getting her registered dietitian education, how giving nutrition advice out to clients required her to become an RD, her extensive questionnaire for new clients, the depressing state of nutrition for patients in hospitals, how school cafeterias are trying to make the best food they can with the food they get, the local sourcing of quality foods happening in Minneapolis, MN, the guidelines and budgetary restraints of food sold to schools, the local store in her area that is making to-go meals made out of quality food available, why the original name for the book was going to be Sustainable Paleo, the variety of foods you get from a CSA (even if you don’t know what to do with it), how she’s getting people to take their Paleo diet to the next level (Paleo 2.0), why real food is really the ultimate focus we are trying to get people to embrace, the purpose and value in owning your own bees, the inspiration she’s made on me to get chickens for my backyard, how home gardens and farm animals used to be the norm, how Americans spend less money on food than the rest of the world, the kind of food she feeds her family, how she believes so strongly in eating by the season and locally, the non-diet, community-building things she included in her book, and the games she talks about like Capture The Flag and Chicken *BLEEP* Bingo.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 940
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the amazing new low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic Pili Nuts from Barefoot Provisions
Diana Rodgers bio
The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food
SustainableDish.com
Trader Joe’s Ex-President To Turn Expired Food Into Cheap Meals
Diana on Twitter
Diana on Facebook
Modern Farm Girls Podcast with Diana Rodgers & Liz Wolfe on iTunes
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #707: Diana Rodgers Provides Convenient Paleo Lunches And Breakfasts
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #534: Diana Rodgers Educating The Public On Real Food, Traditional Diets For Optimal Health

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

922: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton And Dana Carpender – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures

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Nutritional health specialists and bestselling authors Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton and low-carb cookbook author Dana Carpender are our special 2014 Low-Carb Cruise guest speakers featured today in Episode 922 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Throughout the month of February, we will be airing audio footage of most of the lectures shared on the 2014 Low-Carb Cruise. Unfortunately, we had some audio/visual problems that corrupted the video footage and distorted some of the cruise talks. However, we were able to salvage the sound from most of them for you to enjoy all month long. We’d love to have you join us on the 8th Annual Low-Carb Cruise coming up on May 24-31, 2015 sailing aboard the Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas leaving out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and going to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Philipsburg, St. Maarten, and Basseterre, St. Kitts. See the full list of guest speakers and lecture titles for this year’s exciting event!

Today’s first featured audio lecture is from husband-wife nutritional health advocates Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition” who share their perspective on getting all the proper micronutrition into your low-carb diet. Then in the second featured audio lecture we’ll hear from bestselling low-carb cookbook author and Low-Carb Cruise staple speaker Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast” who always brings a certain pizzazz to the microphone when she shares. DON’T MISS IT! If you want to join hundreds of your fellow low-carb and Paleo friends for a week of fun in the sun, then you can SIGN UP HERE. Hope to see you there!

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 922
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– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
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– JOIN US ON THE 2015 LOW-CARB CRUISE: LowCarbCruiseInfo.com
Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition”
Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast”
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #750: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton – 2013 Low-Carb Cruise Lecture
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #732: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton Encourage People To Make The Switch To Rich Food
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #530: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton Shift The Focus From Macronutrients To Micronutrients
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #34: Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton | The Importance Of Food Quality On A Low-Carb Diet
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #158: Oh My Gosh, It’s Low-Carb Cookbook Author Dana Carpender

Category Archives: Recipes

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

940: Diana Rodgers Integrates Sustainability Into Homegrown Paleo Life

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Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Paleo blogger, podcaster, author and organic farmer Diana Rodgers is our guest today in Episode 940 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

You may have heard the term sustainability in the context of the food supply and healthy living in the past few years but didn’t quite know what it meant. But Boston, Massachusetts-based RD-in-training and organic animal and vegetable farmer Diana Rodgers from SustainableDish.com has made it her personal mission to spread the word about how to attain optimal health is by focusing on nutritious and delicious eating with humanely-raised animals, organic vegetables, and being willing to get your hands a little dirty to reconnect with your food again. She’s written a fabulous new book about this topic entitled The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food.

Listen in as Jimmy and Diana talk about her current farming life, her course work getting her registered dietitian education, how giving nutrition advice out to clients required her to become an RD, her extensive questionnaire for new clients, the depressing state of nutrition for patients in hospitals, how school cafeterias are trying to make the best food they can with the food they get, the local sourcing of quality foods happening in Minneapolis, MN, the guidelines and budgetary restraints of food sold to schools, the local store in her area that is making to-go meals made out of quality food available, why the original name for the book was going to be Sustainable Paleo, the variety of foods you get from a CSA (even if you don’t know what to do with it), how she’s getting people to take their Paleo diet to the next level (Paleo 2.0), why real food is really the ultimate focus we are trying to get people to embrace, the purpose and value in owning your own bees, the inspiration she’s made on me to get chickens for my backyard, how home gardens and farm animals used to be the norm, how Americans spend less money on food than the rest of the world, the kind of food she feeds her family, how she believes so strongly in eating by the season and locally, the non-diet, community-building things she included in her book, and the games she talks about like Capture The Flag and Chicken *BLEEP* Bingo.

WANNA ADD MORE FAT TO YOUR DIET? TRY GHEE!

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
INTRODUCING LOW-CARB, HIGH-FAT PILI NUTS

USE COUPON CODE “KETO10″ TO GET 10% OFF
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 940
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the amazing new low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic Pili Nuts from Barefoot Provisions
Diana Rodgers bio
The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food
SustainableDish.com
Trader Joe’s Ex-President To Turn Expired Food Into Cheap Meals
Diana on Twitter
Diana on Facebook
Modern Farm Girls Podcast with Diana Rodgers & Liz Wolfe on iTunes
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #707: Diana Rodgers Provides Convenient Paleo Lunches And Breakfasts
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #534: Diana Rodgers Educating The Public On Real Food, Traditional Diets For Optimal Health

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GET YOUR FREE SAMPLE OF UCAN SUPERSTARCH

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

922: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton And Dana Carpender – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures

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Nutritional health specialists and bestselling authors Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton and low-carb cookbook author Dana Carpender are our special 2014 Low-Carb Cruise guest speakers featured today in Episode 922 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Throughout the month of February, we will be airing audio footage of most of the lectures shared on the 2014 Low-Carb Cruise. Unfortunately, we had some audio/visual problems that corrupted the video footage and distorted some of the cruise talks. However, we were able to salvage the sound from most of them for you to enjoy all month long. We’d love to have you join us on the 8th Annual Low-Carb Cruise coming up on May 24-31, 2015 sailing aboard the Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas leaving out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and going to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Philipsburg, St. Maarten, and Basseterre, St. Kitts. See the full list of guest speakers and lecture titles for this year’s exciting event!

Today’s first featured audio lecture is from husband-wife nutritional health advocates Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition” who share their perspective on getting all the proper micronutrition into your low-carb diet. Then in the second featured audio lecture we’ll hear from bestselling low-carb cookbook author and Low-Carb Cruise staple speaker Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast” who always brings a certain pizzazz to the microphone when she shares. DON’T MISS IT! If you want to join hundreds of your fellow low-carb and Paleo friends for a week of fun in the sun, then you can SIGN UP HERE. Hope to see you there!

FIRST USDA ORGANIC SUGAR-FREE LEMONADE BOX

USE COUPON CODE “LUVLLVLC” TO GET $3 OFF
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GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2015

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TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 922
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaf and Love Sugar-Free Organic Lemonade (USE COUPON CODE “LUVLLVLC” TO GET $3 OFF)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– JOIN US ON THE 2015 LOW-CARB CRUISE: LowCarbCruiseInfo.com
Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition”
Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast”
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #750: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton – 2013 Low-Carb Cruise Lecture
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #732: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton Encourage People To Make The Switch To Rich Food
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #530: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton Shift The Focus From Macronutrients To Micronutrients
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #34: Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton | The Importance Of Food Quality On A Low-Carb Diet
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #158: Oh My Gosh, It’s Low-Carb Cookbook Author Dana Carpender

Category Archives: Recipes

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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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

940: Diana Rodgers Integrates Sustainability Into Homegrown Paleo Life

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Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Paleo blogger, podcaster, author and organic farmer Diana Rodgers is our guest today in Episode 940 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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You may have heard the term sustainability in the context of the food supply and healthy living in the past few years but didn’t quite know what it meant. But Boston, Massachusetts-based RD-in-training and organic animal and vegetable farmer Diana Rodgers from SustainableDish.com has made it her personal mission to spread the word about how to attain optimal health is by focusing on nutritious and delicious eating with humanely-raised animals, organic vegetables, and being willing to get your hands a little dirty to reconnect with your food again. She’s written a fabulous new book about this topic entitled The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food.

Listen in as Jimmy and Diana talk about her current farming life, her course work getting her registered dietitian education, how giving nutrition advice out to clients required her to become an RD, her extensive questionnaire for new clients, the depressing state of nutrition for patients in hospitals, how school cafeterias are trying to make the best food they can with the food they get, the local sourcing of quality foods happening in Minneapolis, MN, the guidelines and budgetary restraints of food sold to schools, the local store in her area that is making to-go meals made out of quality food available, why the original name for the book was going to be Sustainable Paleo, the variety of foods you get from a CSA (even if you don’t know what to do with it), how she’s getting people to take their Paleo diet to the next level (Paleo 2.0), why real food is really the ultimate focus we are trying to get people to embrace, the purpose and value in owning your own bees, the inspiration she’s made on me to get chickens for my backyard, how home gardens and farm animals used to be the norm, how Americans spend less money on food than the rest of the world, the kind of food she feeds her family, how she believes so strongly in eating by the season and locally, the non-diet, community-building things she included in her book, and the games she talks about like Capture The Flag and Chicken *BLEEP* Bingo.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 940
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the amazing new low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic Pili Nuts from Barefoot Provisions
Diana Rodgers bio
The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food
SustainableDish.com
Trader Joe’s Ex-President To Turn Expired Food Into Cheap Meals
Diana on Twitter
Diana on Facebook
Modern Farm Girls Podcast with Diana Rodgers & Liz Wolfe on iTunes
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #707: Diana Rodgers Provides Convenient Paleo Lunches And Breakfasts
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #534: Diana Rodgers Educating The Public On Real Food, Traditional Diets For Optimal Health

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

922: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton And Dana Carpender – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures

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Nutritional health specialists and bestselling authors Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton and low-carb cookbook author Dana Carpender are our special 2014 Low-Carb Cruise guest speakers featured today in Episode 922 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Throughout the month of February, we will be airing audio footage of most of the lectures shared on the 2014 Low-Carb Cruise. Unfortunately, we had some audio/visual problems that corrupted the video footage and distorted some of the cruise talks. However, we were able to salvage the sound from most of them for you to enjoy all month long. We’d love to have you join us on the 8th Annual Low-Carb Cruise coming up on May 24-31, 2015 sailing aboard the Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas leaving out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and going to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Philipsburg, St. Maarten, and Basseterre, St. Kitts. See the full list of guest speakers and lecture titles for this year’s exciting event!

Today’s first featured audio lecture is from husband-wife nutritional health advocates Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition” who share their perspective on getting all the proper micronutrition into your low-carb diet. Then in the second featured audio lecture we’ll hear from bestselling low-carb cookbook author and Low-Carb Cruise staple speaker Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast” who always brings a certain pizzazz to the microphone when she shares. DON’T MISS IT! If you want to join hundreds of your fellow low-carb and Paleo friends for a week of fun in the sun, then you can SIGN UP HERE. Hope to see you there!

FIRST USDA ORGANIC SUGAR-FREE LEMONADE BOX

USE COUPON CODE “LUVLLVLC” TO GET $3 OFF
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2015

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 922
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaf and Love Sugar-Free Organic Lemonade (USE COUPON CODE “LUVLLVLC” TO GET $3 OFF)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– JOIN US ON THE 2015 LOW-CARB CRUISE: LowCarbCruiseInfo.com
Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition”
Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast”
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #750: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton – 2013 Low-Carb Cruise Lecture
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #732: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton Encourage People To Make The Switch To Rich Food
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #530: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton Shift The Focus From Macronutrients To Micronutrients
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #34: Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton | The Importance Of Food Quality On A Low-Carb Diet
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #158: Oh My Gosh, It’s Low-Carb Cookbook Author Dana Carpender

Category Archives: Recipes

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

940: Diana Rodgers Integrates Sustainability Into Homegrown Paleo Life

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Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Paleo blogger, podcaster, author and organic farmer Diana Rodgers is our guest today in Episode 940 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

You may have heard the term sustainability in the context of the food supply and healthy living in the past few years but didn’t quite know what it meant. But Boston, Massachusetts-based RD-in-training and organic animal and vegetable farmer Diana Rodgers from SustainableDish.com has made it her personal mission to spread the word about how to attain optimal health is by focusing on nutritious and delicious eating with humanely-raised animals, organic vegetables, and being willing to get your hands a little dirty to reconnect with your food again. She’s written a fabulous new book about this topic entitled The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food.

Listen in as Jimmy and Diana talk about her current farming life, her course work getting her registered dietitian education, how giving nutrition advice out to clients required her to become an RD, her extensive questionnaire for new clients, the depressing state of nutrition for patients in hospitals, how school cafeterias are trying to make the best food they can with the food they get, the local sourcing of quality foods happening in Minneapolis, MN, the guidelines and budgetary restraints of food sold to schools, the local store in her area that is making to-go meals made out of quality food available, why the original name for the book was going to be Sustainable Paleo, the variety of foods you get from a CSA (even if you don’t know what to do with it), how she’s getting people to take their Paleo diet to the next level (Paleo 2.0), why real food is really the ultimate focus we are trying to get people to embrace, the purpose and value in owning your own bees, the inspiration she’s made on me to get chickens for my backyard, how home gardens and farm animals used to be the norm, how Americans spend less money on food than the rest of the world, the kind of food she feeds her family, how she believes so strongly in eating by the season and locally, the non-diet, community-building things she included in her book, and the games she talks about like Capture The Flag and Chicken *BLEEP* Bingo.

WANNA ADD MORE FAT TO YOUR DIET? TRY GHEE!

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
INTRODUCING LOW-CARB, HIGH-FAT PILI NUTS

USE COUPON CODE “KETO10″ TO GET 10% OFF
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 940
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the amazing new low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic Pili Nuts from Barefoot Provisions
Diana Rodgers bio
The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food
SustainableDish.com
Trader Joe’s Ex-President To Turn Expired Food Into Cheap Meals
Diana on Twitter
Diana on Facebook
Modern Farm Girls Podcast with Diana Rodgers & Liz Wolfe on iTunes
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #707: Diana Rodgers Provides Convenient Paleo Lunches And Breakfasts
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #534: Diana Rodgers Educating The Public On Real Food, Traditional Diets For Optimal Health

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

922: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton And Dana Carpender – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures

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Nutritional health specialists and bestselling authors Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton and low-carb cookbook author Dana Carpender are our special 2014 Low-Carb Cruise guest speakers featured today in Episode 922 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Throughout the month of February, we will be airing audio footage of most of the lectures shared on the 2014 Low-Carb Cruise. Unfortunately, we had some audio/visual problems that corrupted the video footage and distorted some of the cruise talks. However, we were able to salvage the sound from most of them for you to enjoy all month long. We’d love to have you join us on the 8th Annual Low-Carb Cruise coming up on May 24-31, 2015 sailing aboard the Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas leaving out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and going to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Philipsburg, St. Maarten, and Basseterre, St. Kitts. See the full list of guest speakers and lecture titles for this year’s exciting event!

Today’s first featured audio lecture is from husband-wife nutritional health advocates Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition” who share their perspective on getting all the proper micronutrition into your low-carb diet. Then in the second featured audio lecture we’ll hear from bestselling low-carb cookbook author and Low-Carb Cruise staple speaker Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast” who always brings a certain pizzazz to the microphone when she shares. DON’T MISS IT! If you want to join hundreds of your fellow low-carb and Paleo friends for a week of fun in the sun, then you can SIGN UP HERE. Hope to see you there!

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 922
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaf and Love Sugar-Free Organic Lemonade (USE COUPON CODE “LUVLLVLC” TO GET $3 OFF)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– JOIN US ON THE 2015 LOW-CARB CRUISE: LowCarbCruiseInfo.com
Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition”
Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast”
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #750: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton – 2013 Low-Carb Cruise Lecture
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #732: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton Encourage People To Make The Switch To Rich Food
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #530: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton Shift The Focus From Macronutrients To Micronutrients
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #34: Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton | The Importance Of Food Quality On A Low-Carb Diet
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #158: Oh My Gosh, It’s Low-Carb Cookbook Author Dana Carpender

Category Archives: Recipes

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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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

940: Diana Rodgers Integrates Sustainability Into Homegrown Paleo Life

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Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Paleo blogger, podcaster, author and organic farmer Diana Rodgers is our guest today in Episode 940 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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You may have heard the term sustainability in the context of the food supply and healthy living in the past few years but didn’t quite know what it meant. But Boston, Massachusetts-based RD-in-training and organic animal and vegetable farmer Diana Rodgers from SustainableDish.com has made it her personal mission to spread the word about how to attain optimal health is by focusing on nutritious and delicious eating with humanely-raised animals, organic vegetables, and being willing to get your hands a little dirty to reconnect with your food again. She’s written a fabulous new book about this topic entitled The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food.

Listen in as Jimmy and Diana talk about her current farming life, her course work getting her registered dietitian education, how giving nutrition advice out to clients required her to become an RD, her extensive questionnaire for new clients, the depressing state of nutrition for patients in hospitals, how school cafeterias are trying to make the best food they can with the food they get, the local sourcing of quality foods happening in Minneapolis, MN, the guidelines and budgetary restraints of food sold to schools, the local store in her area that is making to-go meals made out of quality food available, why the original name for the book was going to be Sustainable Paleo, the variety of foods you get from a CSA (even if you don’t know what to do with it), how she’s getting people to take their Paleo diet to the next level (Paleo 2.0), why real food is really the ultimate focus we are trying to get people to embrace, the purpose and value in owning your own bees, the inspiration she’s made on me to get chickens for my backyard, how home gardens and farm animals used to be the norm, how Americans spend less money on food than the rest of the world, the kind of food she feeds her family, how she believes so strongly in eating by the season and locally, the non-diet, community-building things she included in her book, and the games she talks about like Capture The Flag and Chicken *BLEEP* Bingo.

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– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the amazing new low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic Pili Nuts from Barefoot Provisions
Diana Rodgers bio
The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food
SustainableDish.com
Trader Joe’s Ex-President To Turn Expired Food Into Cheap Meals
Diana on Twitter
Diana on Facebook
Modern Farm Girls Podcast with Diana Rodgers & Liz Wolfe on iTunes
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #707: Diana Rodgers Provides Convenient Paleo Lunches And Breakfasts
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #534: Diana Rodgers Educating The Public On Real Food, Traditional Diets For Optimal Health

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

922: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton And Dana Carpender – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures

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Nutritional health specialists and bestselling authors Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton and low-carb cookbook author Dana Carpender are our special 2014 Low-Carb Cruise guest speakers featured today in Episode 922 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Throughout the month of February, we will be airing audio footage of most of the lectures shared on the 2014 Low-Carb Cruise. Unfortunately, we had some audio/visual problems that corrupted the video footage and distorted some of the cruise talks. However, we were able to salvage the sound from most of them for you to enjoy all month long. We’d love to have you join us on the 8th Annual Low-Carb Cruise coming up on May 24-31, 2015 sailing aboard the Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas leaving out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and going to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Philipsburg, St. Maarten, and Basseterre, St. Kitts. See the full list of guest speakers and lecture titles for this year’s exciting event!

Today’s first featured audio lecture is from husband-wife nutritional health advocates Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition” who share their perspective on getting all the proper micronutrition into your low-carb diet. Then in the second featured audio lecture we’ll hear from bestselling low-carb cookbook author and Low-Carb Cruise staple speaker Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast” who always brings a certain pizzazz to the microphone when she shares. DON’T MISS IT! If you want to join hundreds of your fellow low-carb and Paleo friends for a week of fun in the sun, then you can SIGN UP HERE. Hope to see you there!

FIRST USDA ORGANIC SUGAR-FREE LEMONADE BOX

USE COUPON CODE “LUVLLVLC” TO GET $3 OFF
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2015

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TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 922
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaf and Love Sugar-Free Organic Lemonade (USE COUPON CODE “LUVLLVLC” TO GET $3 OFF)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– JOIN US ON THE 2015 LOW-CARB CRUISE: LowCarbCruiseInfo.com
Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition”
Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast”
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #750: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton – 2013 Low-Carb Cruise Lecture
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #732: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton Encourage People To Make The Switch To Rich Food
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #530: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton Shift The Focus From Macronutrients To Micronutrients
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #34: Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton | The Importance Of Food Quality On A Low-Carb Diet
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #158: Oh My Gosh, It’s Low-Carb Cookbook Author Dana Carpender

Category Archives: Recipes

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.”

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″
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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

940: Diana Rodgers Integrates Sustainability Into Homegrown Paleo Life

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Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Paleo blogger, podcaster, author and organic farmer Diana Rodgers is our guest today in Episode 940 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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You may have heard the term sustainability in the context of the food supply and healthy living in the past few years but didn’t quite know what it meant. But Boston, Massachusetts-based RD-in-training and organic animal and vegetable farmer Diana Rodgers from SustainableDish.com has made it her personal mission to spread the word about how to attain optimal health is by focusing on nutritious and delicious eating with humanely-raised animals, organic vegetables, and being willing to get your hands a little dirty to reconnect with your food again. She’s written a fabulous new book about this topic entitled The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food.

Listen in as Jimmy and Diana talk about her current farming life, her course work getting her registered dietitian education, how giving nutrition advice out to clients required her to become an RD, her extensive questionnaire for new clients, the depressing state of nutrition for patients in hospitals, how school cafeterias are trying to make the best food they can with the food they get, the local sourcing of quality foods happening in Minneapolis, MN, the guidelines and budgetary restraints of food sold to schools, the local store in her area that is making to-go meals made out of quality food available, why the original name for the book was going to be Sustainable Paleo, the variety of foods you get from a CSA (even if you don’t know what to do with it), how she’s getting people to take their Paleo diet to the next level (Paleo 2.0), why real food is really the ultimate focus we are trying to get people to embrace, the purpose and value in owning your own bees, the inspiration she’s made on me to get chickens for my backyard, how home gardens and farm animals used to be the norm, how Americans spend less money on food than the rest of the world, the kind of food she feeds her family, how she believes so strongly in eating by the season and locally, the non-diet, community-building things she included in her book, and the games she talks about like Capture The Flag and Chicken *BLEEP* Bingo.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 940
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the amazing new low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic Pili Nuts from Barefoot Provisions
Diana Rodgers bio
The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food
SustainableDish.com
Trader Joe’s Ex-President To Turn Expired Food Into Cheap Meals
Diana on Twitter
Diana on Facebook
Modern Farm Girls Podcast with Diana Rodgers & Liz Wolfe on iTunes
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #707: Diana Rodgers Provides Convenient Paleo Lunches And Breakfasts
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #534: Diana Rodgers Educating The Public On Real Food, Traditional Diets For Optimal Health

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

922: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton And Dana Carpender – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures

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Nutritional health specialists and bestselling authors Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton and low-carb cookbook author Dana Carpender are our special 2014 Low-Carb Cruise guest speakers featured today in Episode 922 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Throughout the month of February, we will be airing audio footage of most of the lectures shared on the 2014 Low-Carb Cruise. Unfortunately, we had some audio/visual problems that corrupted the video footage and distorted some of the cruise talks. However, we were able to salvage the sound from most of them for you to enjoy all month long. We’d love to have you join us on the 8th Annual Low-Carb Cruise coming up on May 24-31, 2015 sailing aboard the Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas leaving out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and going to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Philipsburg, St. Maarten, and Basseterre, St. Kitts. See the full list of guest speakers and lecture titles for this year’s exciting event!

Today’s first featured audio lecture is from husband-wife nutritional health advocates Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition” who share their perspective on getting all the proper micronutrition into your low-carb diet. Then in the second featured audio lecture we’ll hear from bestselling low-carb cookbook author and Low-Carb Cruise staple speaker Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast” who always brings a certain pizzazz to the microphone when she shares. DON’T MISS IT! If you want to join hundreds of your fellow low-carb and Paleo friends for a week of fun in the sun, then you can SIGN UP HERE. Hope to see you there!

FIRST USDA ORGANIC SUGAR-FREE LEMONADE BOX

USE COUPON CODE “LUVLLVLC” TO GET $3 OFF
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GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2015

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TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 922
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaf and Love Sugar-Free Organic Lemonade (USE COUPON CODE “LUVLLVLC” TO GET $3 OFF)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– JOIN US ON THE 2015 LOW-CARB CRUISE: LowCarbCruiseInfo.com
Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition”
Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast”
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #750: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton – 2013 Low-Carb Cruise Lecture
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #732: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton Encourage People To Make The Switch To Rich Food
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #530: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton Shift The Focus From Macronutrients To Micronutrients
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #34: Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton | The Importance Of Food Quality On A Low-Carb Diet
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #158: Oh My Gosh, It’s Low-Carb Cookbook Author Dana Carpender

Category Archives: Recipes

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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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

940: Diana Rodgers Integrates Sustainability Into Homegrown Paleo Life

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Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Paleo blogger, podcaster, author and organic farmer Diana Rodgers is our guest today in Episode 940 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

You may have heard the term sustainability in the context of the food supply and healthy living in the past few years but didn’t quite know what it meant. But Boston, Massachusetts-based RD-in-training and organic animal and vegetable farmer Diana Rodgers from SustainableDish.com has made it her personal mission to spread the word about how to attain optimal health is by focusing on nutritious and delicious eating with humanely-raised animals, organic vegetables, and being willing to get your hands a little dirty to reconnect with your food again. She’s written a fabulous new book about this topic entitled The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food.

Listen in as Jimmy and Diana talk about her current farming life, her course work getting her registered dietitian education, how giving nutrition advice out to clients required her to become an RD, her extensive questionnaire for new clients, the depressing state of nutrition for patients in hospitals, how school cafeterias are trying to make the best food they can with the food they get, the local sourcing of quality foods happening in Minneapolis, MN, the guidelines and budgetary restraints of food sold to schools, the local store in her area that is making to-go meals made out of quality food available, why the original name for the book was going to be Sustainable Paleo, the variety of foods you get from a CSA (even if you don’t know what to do with it), how she’s getting people to take their Paleo diet to the next level (Paleo 2.0), why real food is really the ultimate focus we are trying to get people to embrace, the purpose and value in owning your own bees, the inspiration she’s made on me to get chickens for my backyard, how home gardens and farm animals used to be the norm, how Americans spend less money on food than the rest of the world, the kind of food she feeds her family, how she believes so strongly in eating by the season and locally, the non-diet, community-building things she included in her book, and the games she talks about like Capture The Flag and Chicken *BLEEP* Bingo.

WANNA ADD MORE FAT TO YOUR DIET? TRY GHEE!

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
INTRODUCING LOW-CARB, HIGH-FAT PILI NUTS

USE COUPON CODE “KETO10″ TO GET 10% OFF
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 940
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the amazing new low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic Pili Nuts from Barefoot Provisions
Diana Rodgers bio
The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food
SustainableDish.com
Trader Joe’s Ex-President To Turn Expired Food Into Cheap Meals
Diana on Twitter
Diana on Facebook
Modern Farm Girls Podcast with Diana Rodgers & Liz Wolfe on iTunes
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #707: Diana Rodgers Provides Convenient Paleo Lunches And Breakfasts
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #534: Diana Rodgers Educating The Public On Real Food, Traditional Diets For Optimal Health

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GET YOUR FREE SAMPLE OF UCAN SUPERSTARCH

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

922: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton And Dana Carpender – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures

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Nutritional health specialists and bestselling authors Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton and low-carb cookbook author Dana Carpender are our special 2014 Low-Carb Cruise guest speakers featured today in Episode 922 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Throughout the month of February, we will be airing audio footage of most of the lectures shared on the 2014 Low-Carb Cruise. Unfortunately, we had some audio/visual problems that corrupted the video footage and distorted some of the cruise talks. However, we were able to salvage the sound from most of them for you to enjoy all month long. We’d love to have you join us on the 8th Annual Low-Carb Cruise coming up on May 24-31, 2015 sailing aboard the Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas leaving out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and going to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Philipsburg, St. Maarten, and Basseterre, St. Kitts. See the full list of guest speakers and lecture titles for this year’s exciting event!

Today’s first featured audio lecture is from husband-wife nutritional health advocates Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition” who share their perspective on getting all the proper micronutrition into your low-carb diet. Then in the second featured audio lecture we’ll hear from bestselling low-carb cookbook author and Low-Carb Cruise staple speaker Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast” who always brings a certain pizzazz to the microphone when she shares. DON’T MISS IT! If you want to join hundreds of your fellow low-carb and Paleo friends for a week of fun in the sun, then you can SIGN UP HERE. Hope to see you there!

FIRST USDA ORGANIC SUGAR-FREE LEMONADE BOX

USE COUPON CODE “LUVLLVLC” TO GET $3 OFF
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2015

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 922
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaf and Love Sugar-Free Organic Lemonade (USE COUPON CODE “LUVLLVLC” TO GET $3 OFF)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– JOIN US ON THE 2015 LOW-CARB CRUISE: LowCarbCruiseInfo.com
Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition”
Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast”
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #750: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton – 2013 Low-Carb Cruise Lecture
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #732: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton Encourage People To Make The Switch To Rich Food
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #530: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton Shift The Focus From Macronutrients To Micronutrients
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #34: Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton | The Importance Of Food Quality On A Low-Carb Diet
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #158: Oh My Gosh, It’s Low-Carb Cookbook Author Dana Carpender

Category Archives: Recipes

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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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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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

940: Diana Rodgers Integrates Sustainability Into Homegrown Paleo Life

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Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Paleo blogger, podcaster, author and organic farmer Diana Rodgers is our guest today in Episode 940 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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You may have heard the term sustainability in the context of the food supply and healthy living in the past few years but didn’t quite know what it meant. But Boston, Massachusetts-based RD-in-training and organic animal and vegetable farmer Diana Rodgers from SustainableDish.com has made it her personal mission to spread the word about how to attain optimal health is by focusing on nutritious and delicious eating with humanely-raised animals, organic vegetables, and being willing to get your hands a little dirty to reconnect with your food again. She’s written a fabulous new book about this topic entitled The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food.

Listen in as Jimmy and Diana talk about her current farming life, her course work getting her registered dietitian education, how giving nutrition advice out to clients required her to become an RD, her extensive questionnaire for new clients, the depressing state of nutrition for patients in hospitals, how school cafeterias are trying to make the best food they can with the food they get, the local sourcing of quality foods happening in Minneapolis, MN, the guidelines and budgetary restraints of food sold to schools, the local store in her area that is making to-go meals made out of quality food available, why the original name for the book was going to be Sustainable Paleo, the variety of foods you get from a CSA (even if you don’t know what to do with it), how she’s getting people to take their Paleo diet to the next level (Paleo 2.0), why real food is really the ultimate focus we are trying to get people to embrace, the purpose and value in owning your own bees, the inspiration she’s made on me to get chickens for my backyard, how home gardens and farm animals used to be the norm, how Americans spend less money on food than the rest of the world, the kind of food she feeds her family, how she believes so strongly in eating by the season and locally, the non-diet, community-building things she included in her book, and the games she talks about like Capture The Flag and Chicken *BLEEP* Bingo.

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Diana Rodgers bio
The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food
SustainableDish.com
Trader Joe’s Ex-President To Turn Expired Food Into Cheap Meals
Diana on Twitter
Diana on Facebook
Modern Farm Girls Podcast with Diana Rodgers & Liz Wolfe on iTunes
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #707: Diana Rodgers Provides Convenient Paleo Lunches And Breakfasts
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #534: Diana Rodgers Educating The Public On Real Food, Traditional Diets For Optimal Health

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

922: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton And Dana Carpender – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures

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Nutritional health specialists and bestselling authors Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton and low-carb cookbook author Dana Carpender are our special 2014 Low-Carb Cruise guest speakers featured today in Episode 922 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Throughout the month of February, we will be airing audio footage of most of the lectures shared on the 2014 Low-Carb Cruise. Unfortunately, we had some audio/visual problems that corrupted the video footage and distorted some of the cruise talks. However, we were able to salvage the sound from most of them for you to enjoy all month long. We’d love to have you join us on the 8th Annual Low-Carb Cruise coming up on May 24-31, 2015 sailing aboard the Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas leaving out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and going to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Philipsburg, St. Maarten, and Basseterre, St. Kitts. See the full list of guest speakers and lecture titles for this year’s exciting event!

Today’s first featured audio lecture is from husband-wife nutritional health advocates Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition” who share their perspective on getting all the proper micronutrition into your low-carb diet. Then in the second featured audio lecture we’ll hear from bestselling low-carb cookbook author and Low-Carb Cruise staple speaker Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast” who always brings a certain pizzazz to the microphone when she shares. DON’T MISS IT! If you want to join hundreds of your fellow low-carb and Paleo friends for a week of fun in the sun, then you can SIGN UP HERE. Hope to see you there!

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Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition”
Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast”
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #750: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton – 2013 Low-Carb Cruise Lecture
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #732: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton Encourage People To Make The Switch To Rich Food
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #530: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton Shift The Focus From Macronutrients To Micronutrients
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #34: Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton | The Importance Of Food Quality On A Low-Carb Diet
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #158: Oh My Gosh, It’s Low-Carb Cookbook Author Dana Carpender

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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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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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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

940: Diana Rodgers Integrates Sustainability Into Homegrown Paleo Life

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Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Paleo blogger, podcaster, author and organic farmer Diana Rodgers is our guest today in Episode 940 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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You may have heard the term sustainability in the context of the food supply and healthy living in the past few years but didn’t quite know what it meant. But Boston, Massachusetts-based RD-in-training and organic animal and vegetable farmer Diana Rodgers from SustainableDish.com has made it her personal mission to spread the word about how to attain optimal health is by focusing on nutritious and delicious eating with humanely-raised animals, organic vegetables, and being willing to get your hands a little dirty to reconnect with your food again. She’s written a fabulous new book about this topic entitled The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food.

Listen in as Jimmy and Diana talk about her current farming life, her course work getting her registered dietitian education, how giving nutrition advice out to clients required her to become an RD, her extensive questionnaire for new clients, the depressing state of nutrition for patients in hospitals, how school cafeterias are trying to make the best food they can with the food they get, the local sourcing of quality foods happening in Minneapolis, MN, the guidelines and budgetary restraints of food sold to schools, the local store in her area that is making to-go meals made out of quality food available, why the original name for the book was going to be Sustainable Paleo, the variety of foods you get from a CSA (even if you don’t know what to do with it), how she’s getting people to take their Paleo diet to the next level (Paleo 2.0), why real food is really the ultimate focus we are trying to get people to embrace, the purpose and value in owning your own bees, the inspiration she’s made on me to get chickens for my backyard, how home gardens and farm animals used to be the norm, how Americans spend less money on food than the rest of the world, the kind of food she feeds her family, how she believes so strongly in eating by the season and locally, the non-diet, community-building things she included in her book, and the games she talks about like Capture The Flag and Chicken *BLEEP* Bingo.

WANNA ADD MORE FAT TO YOUR DIET? TRY GHEE!

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 940
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the amazing new low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic Pili Nuts from Barefoot Provisions
Diana Rodgers bio
The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food
SustainableDish.com
Trader Joe’s Ex-President To Turn Expired Food Into Cheap Meals
Diana on Twitter
Diana on Facebook
Modern Farm Girls Podcast with Diana Rodgers & Liz Wolfe on iTunes
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #707: Diana Rodgers Provides Convenient Paleo Lunches And Breakfasts
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #534: Diana Rodgers Educating The Public On Real Food, Traditional Diets For Optimal Health

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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GET YOUR FREE SAMPLE OF UCAN SUPERSTARCH

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

922: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton And Dana Carpender – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures

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Nutritional health specialists and bestselling authors Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton and low-carb cookbook author Dana Carpender are our special 2014 Low-Carb Cruise guest speakers featured today in Episode 922 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Throughout the month of February, we will be airing audio footage of most of the lectures shared on the 2014 Low-Carb Cruise. Unfortunately, we had some audio/visual problems that corrupted the video footage and distorted some of the cruise talks. However, we were able to salvage the sound from most of them for you to enjoy all month long. We’d love to have you join us on the 8th Annual Low-Carb Cruise coming up on May 24-31, 2015 sailing aboard the Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas leaving out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and going to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Philipsburg, St. Maarten, and Basseterre, St. Kitts. See the full list of guest speakers and lecture titles for this year’s exciting event!

Today’s first featured audio lecture is from husband-wife nutritional health advocates Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition” who share their perspective on getting all the proper micronutrition into your low-carb diet. Then in the second featured audio lecture we’ll hear from bestselling low-carb cookbook author and Low-Carb Cruise staple speaker Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast” who always brings a certain pizzazz to the microphone when she shares. DON’T MISS IT! If you want to join hundreds of your fellow low-carb and Paleo friends for a week of fun in the sun, then you can SIGN UP HERE. Hope to see you there!

FIRST USDA ORGANIC SUGAR-FREE LEMONADE BOX

USE COUPON CODE “LUVLLVLC” TO GET $3 OFF
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GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2015

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TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 922
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaf and Love Sugar-Free Organic Lemonade (USE COUPON CODE “LUVLLVLC” TO GET $3 OFF)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– JOIN US ON THE 2015 LOW-CARB CRUISE: LowCarbCruiseInfo.com
Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition”
Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast”
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #750: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton – 2013 Low-Carb Cruise Lecture
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #732: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton Encourage People To Make The Switch To Rich Food
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #530: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton Shift The Focus From Macronutrients To Micronutrients
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #34: Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton | The Importance Of Food Quality On A Low-Carb Diet
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #158: Oh My Gosh, It’s Low-Carb Cookbook Author Dana Carpender

Category Archives: Recipes

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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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

940: Diana Rodgers Integrates Sustainability Into Homegrown Paleo Life

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Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Paleo blogger, podcaster, author and organic farmer Diana Rodgers is our guest today in Episode 940 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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You may have heard the term sustainability in the context of the food supply and healthy living in the past few years but didn’t quite know what it meant. But Boston, Massachusetts-based RD-in-training and organic animal and vegetable farmer Diana Rodgers from SustainableDish.com has made it her personal mission to spread the word about how to attain optimal health is by focusing on nutritious and delicious eating with humanely-raised animals, organic vegetables, and being willing to get your hands a little dirty to reconnect with your food again. She’s written a fabulous new book about this topic entitled The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food.

Listen in as Jimmy and Diana talk about her current farming life, her course work getting her registered dietitian education, how giving nutrition advice out to clients required her to become an RD, her extensive questionnaire for new clients, the depressing state of nutrition for patients in hospitals, how school cafeterias are trying to make the best food they can with the food they get, the local sourcing of quality foods happening in Minneapolis, MN, the guidelines and budgetary restraints of food sold to schools, the local store in her area that is making to-go meals made out of quality food available, why the original name for the book was going to be Sustainable Paleo, the variety of foods you get from a CSA (even if you don’t know what to do with it), how she’s getting people to take their Paleo diet to the next level (Paleo 2.0), why real food is really the ultimate focus we are trying to get people to embrace, the purpose and value in owning your own bees, the inspiration she’s made on me to get chickens for my backyard, how home gardens and farm animals used to be the norm, how Americans spend less money on food than the rest of the world, the kind of food she feeds her family, how she believes so strongly in eating by the season and locally, the non-diet, community-building things she included in her book, and the games she talks about like Capture The Flag and Chicken *BLEEP* Bingo.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 940
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the amazing new low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic Pili Nuts from Barefoot Provisions
Diana Rodgers bio
The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food
SustainableDish.com
Trader Joe’s Ex-President To Turn Expired Food Into Cheap Meals
Diana on Twitter
Diana on Facebook
Modern Farm Girls Podcast with Diana Rodgers & Liz Wolfe on iTunes
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #707: Diana Rodgers Provides Convenient Paleo Lunches And Breakfasts
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #534: Diana Rodgers Educating The Public On Real Food, Traditional Diets For Optimal Health

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

922: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton And Dana Carpender – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures

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Nutritional health specialists and bestselling authors Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton and low-carb cookbook author Dana Carpender are our special 2014 Low-Carb Cruise guest speakers featured today in Episode 922 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Throughout the month of February, we will be airing audio footage of most of the lectures shared on the 2014 Low-Carb Cruise. Unfortunately, we had some audio/visual problems that corrupted the video footage and distorted some of the cruise talks. However, we were able to salvage the sound from most of them for you to enjoy all month long. We’d love to have you join us on the 8th Annual Low-Carb Cruise coming up on May 24-31, 2015 sailing aboard the Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas leaving out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and going to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Philipsburg, St. Maarten, and Basseterre, St. Kitts. See the full list of guest speakers and lecture titles for this year’s exciting event!

Today’s first featured audio lecture is from husband-wife nutritional health advocates Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition” who share their perspective on getting all the proper micronutrition into your low-carb diet. Then in the second featured audio lecture we’ll hear from bestselling low-carb cookbook author and Low-Carb Cruise staple speaker Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast” who always brings a certain pizzazz to the microphone when she shares. DON’T MISS IT! If you want to join hundreds of your fellow low-carb and Paleo friends for a week of fun in the sun, then you can SIGN UP HERE. Hope to see you there!

FIRST USDA ORGANIC SUGAR-FREE LEMONADE BOX

USE COUPON CODE “LUVLLVLC” TO GET $3 OFF
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2015

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 922
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaf and Love Sugar-Free Organic Lemonade (USE COUPON CODE “LUVLLVLC” TO GET $3 OFF)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– JOIN US ON THE 2015 LOW-CARB CRUISE: LowCarbCruiseInfo.com
Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition”
Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast”
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #750: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton – 2013 Low-Carb Cruise Lecture
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #732: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton Encourage People To Make The Switch To Rich Food
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #530: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton Shift The Focus From Macronutrients To Micronutrients
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #34: Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton | The Importance Of Food Quality On A Low-Carb Diet
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #158: Oh My Gosh, It’s Low-Carb Cookbook Author Dana Carpender

Category Archives: Recipes

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

940: Diana Rodgers Integrates Sustainability Into Homegrown Paleo Life

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Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Paleo blogger, podcaster, author and organic farmer Diana Rodgers is our guest today in Episode 940 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

You may have heard the term sustainability in the context of the food supply and healthy living in the past few years but didn’t quite know what it meant. But Boston, Massachusetts-based RD-in-training and organic animal and vegetable farmer Diana Rodgers from SustainableDish.com has made it her personal mission to spread the word about how to attain optimal health is by focusing on nutritious and delicious eating with humanely-raised animals, organic vegetables, and being willing to get your hands a little dirty to reconnect with your food again. She’s written a fabulous new book about this topic entitled The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food.

Listen in as Jimmy and Diana talk about her current farming life, her course work getting her registered dietitian education, how giving nutrition advice out to clients required her to become an RD, her extensive questionnaire for new clients, the depressing state of nutrition for patients in hospitals, how school cafeterias are trying to make the best food they can with the food they get, the local sourcing of quality foods happening in Minneapolis, MN, the guidelines and budgetary restraints of food sold to schools, the local store in her area that is making to-go meals made out of quality food available, why the original name for the book was going to be Sustainable Paleo, the variety of foods you get from a CSA (even if you don’t know what to do with it), how she’s getting people to take their Paleo diet to the next level (Paleo 2.0), why real food is really the ultimate focus we are trying to get people to embrace, the purpose and value in owning your own bees, the inspiration she’s made on me to get chickens for my backyard, how home gardens and farm animals used to be the norm, how Americans spend less money on food than the rest of the world, the kind of food she feeds her family, how she believes so strongly in eating by the season and locally, the non-diet, community-building things she included in her book, and the games she talks about like Capture The Flag and Chicken *BLEEP* Bingo.

WANNA ADD MORE FAT TO YOUR DIET? TRY GHEE!

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
INTRODUCING LOW-CARB, HIGH-FAT PILI NUTS

USE COUPON CODE “KETO10″ TO GET 10% OFF
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 940
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the amazing new low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic Pili Nuts from Barefoot Provisions
Diana Rodgers bio
The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food
SustainableDish.com
Trader Joe’s Ex-President To Turn Expired Food Into Cheap Meals
Diana on Twitter
Diana on Facebook
Modern Farm Girls Podcast with Diana Rodgers & Liz Wolfe on iTunes
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #707: Diana Rodgers Provides Convenient Paleo Lunches And Breakfasts
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #534: Diana Rodgers Educating The Public On Real Food, Traditional Diets For Optimal Health

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

922: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton And Dana Carpender – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures

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Nutritional health specialists and bestselling authors Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton and low-carb cookbook author Dana Carpender are our special 2014 Low-Carb Cruise guest speakers featured today in Episode 922 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Throughout the month of February, we will be airing audio footage of most of the lectures shared on the 2014 Low-Carb Cruise. Unfortunately, we had some audio/visual problems that corrupted the video footage and distorted some of the cruise talks. However, we were able to salvage the sound from most of them for you to enjoy all month long. We’d love to have you join us on the 8th Annual Low-Carb Cruise coming up on May 24-31, 2015 sailing aboard the Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas leaving out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and going to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Philipsburg, St. Maarten, and Basseterre, St. Kitts. See the full list of guest speakers and lecture titles for this year’s exciting event!

Today’s first featured audio lecture is from husband-wife nutritional health advocates Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition” who share their perspective on getting all the proper micronutrition into your low-carb diet. Then in the second featured audio lecture we’ll hear from bestselling low-carb cookbook author and Low-Carb Cruise staple speaker Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast” who always brings a certain pizzazz to the microphone when she shares. DON’T MISS IT! If you want to join hundreds of your fellow low-carb and Paleo friends for a week of fun in the sun, then you can SIGN UP HERE. Hope to see you there!

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 922
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaf and Love Sugar-Free Organic Lemonade (USE COUPON CODE “LUVLLVLC” TO GET $3 OFF)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– JOIN US ON THE 2015 LOW-CARB CRUISE: LowCarbCruiseInfo.com
Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition”
Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast”
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #750: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton – 2013 Low-Carb Cruise Lecture
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #732: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton Encourage People To Make The Switch To Rich Food
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #530: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton Shift The Focus From Macronutrients To Micronutrients
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #34: Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton | The Importance Of Food Quality On A Low-Carb Diet
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #158: Oh My Gosh, It’s Low-Carb Cookbook Author Dana Carpender

Category Archives: Recipes

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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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

940: Diana Rodgers Integrates Sustainability Into Homegrown Paleo Life

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Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Paleo blogger, podcaster, author and organic farmer Diana Rodgers is our guest today in Episode 940 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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You may have heard the term sustainability in the context of the food supply and healthy living in the past few years but didn’t quite know what it meant. But Boston, Massachusetts-based RD-in-training and organic animal and vegetable farmer Diana Rodgers from SustainableDish.com has made it her personal mission to spread the word about how to attain optimal health is by focusing on nutritious and delicious eating with humanely-raised animals, organic vegetables, and being willing to get your hands a little dirty to reconnect with your food again. She’s written a fabulous new book about this topic entitled The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food.

Listen in as Jimmy and Diana talk about her current farming life, her course work getting her registered dietitian education, how giving nutrition advice out to clients required her to become an RD, her extensive questionnaire for new clients, the depressing state of nutrition for patients in hospitals, how school cafeterias are trying to make the best food they can with the food they get, the local sourcing of quality foods happening in Minneapolis, MN, the guidelines and budgetary restraints of food sold to schools, the local store in her area that is making to-go meals made out of quality food available, why the original name for the book was going to be Sustainable Paleo, the variety of foods you get from a CSA (even if you don’t know what to do with it), how she’s getting people to take their Paleo diet to the next level (Paleo 2.0), why real food is really the ultimate focus we are trying to get people to embrace, the purpose and value in owning your own bees, the inspiration she’s made on me to get chickens for my backyard, how home gardens and farm animals used to be the norm, how Americans spend less money on food than the rest of the world, the kind of food she feeds her family, how she believes so strongly in eating by the season and locally, the non-diet, community-building things she included in her book, and the games she talks about like Capture The Flag and Chicken *BLEEP* Bingo.

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– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the amazing new low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic Pili Nuts from Barefoot Provisions
Diana Rodgers bio
The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food
SustainableDish.com
Trader Joe’s Ex-President To Turn Expired Food Into Cheap Meals
Diana on Twitter
Diana on Facebook
Modern Farm Girls Podcast with Diana Rodgers & Liz Wolfe on iTunes
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #707: Diana Rodgers Provides Convenient Paleo Lunches And Breakfasts
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #534: Diana Rodgers Educating The Public On Real Food, Traditional Diets For Optimal Health

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

922: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton And Dana Carpender – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures

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Nutritional health specialists and bestselling authors Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton and low-carb cookbook author Dana Carpender are our special 2014 Low-Carb Cruise guest speakers featured today in Episode 922 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Throughout the month of February, we will be airing audio footage of most of the lectures shared on the 2014 Low-Carb Cruise. Unfortunately, we had some audio/visual problems that corrupted the video footage and distorted some of the cruise talks. However, we were able to salvage the sound from most of them for you to enjoy all month long. We’d love to have you join us on the 8th Annual Low-Carb Cruise coming up on May 24-31, 2015 sailing aboard the Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas leaving out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and going to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Philipsburg, St. Maarten, and Basseterre, St. Kitts. See the full list of guest speakers and lecture titles for this year’s exciting event!

Today’s first featured audio lecture is from husband-wife nutritional health advocates Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition” who share their perspective on getting all the proper micronutrition into your low-carb diet. Then in the second featured audio lecture we’ll hear from bestselling low-carb cookbook author and Low-Carb Cruise staple speaker Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast” who always brings a certain pizzazz to the microphone when she shares. DON’T MISS IT! If you want to join hundreds of your fellow low-carb and Paleo friends for a week of fun in the sun, then you can SIGN UP HERE. Hope to see you there!

FIRST USDA ORGANIC SUGAR-FREE LEMONADE BOX

USE COUPON CODE “LUVLLVLC” TO GET $3 OFF
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2015

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TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 922
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaf and Love Sugar-Free Organic Lemonade (USE COUPON CODE “LUVLLVLC” TO GET $3 OFF)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– JOIN US ON THE 2015 LOW-CARB CRUISE: LowCarbCruiseInfo.com
Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition”
Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast”
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #750: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton – 2013 Low-Carb Cruise Lecture
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #732: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton Encourage People To Make The Switch To Rich Food
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #530: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton Shift The Focus From Macronutrients To Micronutrients
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #34: Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton | The Importance Of Food Quality On A Low-Carb Diet
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #158: Oh My Gosh, It’s Low-Carb Cookbook Author Dana Carpender

Category Archives: Recipes

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.”

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″
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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

940: Diana Rodgers Integrates Sustainability Into Homegrown Paleo Life

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Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Paleo blogger, podcaster, author and organic farmer Diana Rodgers is our guest today in Episode 940 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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You may have heard the term sustainability in the context of the food supply and healthy living in the past few years but didn’t quite know what it meant. But Boston, Massachusetts-based RD-in-training and organic animal and vegetable farmer Diana Rodgers from SustainableDish.com has made it her personal mission to spread the word about how to attain optimal health is by focusing on nutritious and delicious eating with humanely-raised animals, organic vegetables, and being willing to get your hands a little dirty to reconnect with your food again. She’s written a fabulous new book about this topic entitled The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food.

Listen in as Jimmy and Diana talk about her current farming life, her course work getting her registered dietitian education, how giving nutrition advice out to clients required her to become an RD, her extensive questionnaire for new clients, the depressing state of nutrition for patients in hospitals, how school cafeterias are trying to make the best food they can with the food they get, the local sourcing of quality foods happening in Minneapolis, MN, the guidelines and budgetary restraints of food sold to schools, the local store in her area that is making to-go meals made out of quality food available, why the original name for the book was going to be Sustainable Paleo, the variety of foods you get from a CSA (even if you don’t know what to do with it), how she’s getting people to take their Paleo diet to the next level (Paleo 2.0), why real food is really the ultimate focus we are trying to get people to embrace, the purpose and value in owning your own bees, the inspiration she’s made on me to get chickens for my backyard, how home gardens and farm animals used to be the norm, how Americans spend less money on food than the rest of the world, the kind of food she feeds her family, how she believes so strongly in eating by the season and locally, the non-diet, community-building things she included in her book, and the games she talks about like Capture The Flag and Chicken *BLEEP* Bingo.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 940
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the amazing new low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic Pili Nuts from Barefoot Provisions
Diana Rodgers bio
The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food
SustainableDish.com
Trader Joe’s Ex-President To Turn Expired Food Into Cheap Meals
Diana on Twitter
Diana on Facebook
Modern Farm Girls Podcast with Diana Rodgers & Liz Wolfe on iTunes
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #707: Diana Rodgers Provides Convenient Paleo Lunches And Breakfasts
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #534: Diana Rodgers Educating The Public On Real Food, Traditional Diets For Optimal Health

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

922: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton And Dana Carpender – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures

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Nutritional health specialists and bestselling authors Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton and low-carb cookbook author Dana Carpender are our special 2014 Low-Carb Cruise guest speakers featured today in Episode 922 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Throughout the month of February, we will be airing audio footage of most of the lectures shared on the 2014 Low-Carb Cruise. Unfortunately, we had some audio/visual problems that corrupted the video footage and distorted some of the cruise talks. However, we were able to salvage the sound from most of them for you to enjoy all month long. We’d love to have you join us on the 8th Annual Low-Carb Cruise coming up on May 24-31, 2015 sailing aboard the Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas leaving out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and going to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Philipsburg, St. Maarten, and Basseterre, St. Kitts. See the full list of guest speakers and lecture titles for this year’s exciting event!

Today’s first featured audio lecture is from husband-wife nutritional health advocates Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition” who share their perspective on getting all the proper micronutrition into your low-carb diet. Then in the second featured audio lecture we’ll hear from bestselling low-carb cookbook author and Low-Carb Cruise staple speaker Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast” who always brings a certain pizzazz to the microphone when she shares. DON’T MISS IT! If you want to join hundreds of your fellow low-carb and Paleo friends for a week of fun in the sun, then you can SIGN UP HERE. Hope to see you there!

FIRST USDA ORGANIC SUGAR-FREE LEMONADE BOX

USE COUPON CODE “LUVLLVLC” TO GET $3 OFF
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GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2015

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TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 922
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaf and Love Sugar-Free Organic Lemonade (USE COUPON CODE “LUVLLVLC” TO GET $3 OFF)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– JOIN US ON THE 2015 LOW-CARB CRUISE: LowCarbCruiseInfo.com
Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition”
Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast”
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #750: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton – 2013 Low-Carb Cruise Lecture
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #732: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton Encourage People To Make The Switch To Rich Food
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #530: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton Shift The Focus From Macronutrients To Micronutrients
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #34: Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton | The Importance Of Food Quality On A Low-Carb Diet
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #158: Oh My Gosh, It’s Low-Carb Cookbook Author Dana Carpender

Category Archives: Recipes

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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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

940: Diana Rodgers Integrates Sustainability Into Homegrown Paleo Life

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Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Paleo blogger, podcaster, author and organic farmer Diana Rodgers is our guest today in Episode 940 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

You may have heard the term sustainability in the context of the food supply and healthy living in the past few years but didn’t quite know what it meant. But Boston, Massachusetts-based RD-in-training and organic animal and vegetable farmer Diana Rodgers from SustainableDish.com has made it her personal mission to spread the word about how to attain optimal health is by focusing on nutritious and delicious eating with humanely-raised animals, organic vegetables, and being willing to get your hands a little dirty to reconnect with your food again. She’s written a fabulous new book about this topic entitled The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food.

Listen in as Jimmy and Diana talk about her current farming life, her course work getting her registered dietitian education, how giving nutrition advice out to clients required her to become an RD, her extensive questionnaire for new clients, the depressing state of nutrition for patients in hospitals, how school cafeterias are trying to make the best food they can with the food they get, the local sourcing of quality foods happening in Minneapolis, MN, the guidelines and budgetary restraints of food sold to schools, the local store in her area that is making to-go meals made out of quality food available, why the original name for the book was going to be Sustainable Paleo, the variety of foods you get from a CSA (even if you don’t know what to do with it), how she’s getting people to take their Paleo diet to the next level (Paleo 2.0), why real food is really the ultimate focus we are trying to get people to embrace, the purpose and value in owning your own bees, the inspiration she’s made on me to get chickens for my backyard, how home gardens and farm animals used to be the norm, how Americans spend less money on food than the rest of the world, the kind of food she feeds her family, how she believes so strongly in eating by the season and locally, the non-diet, community-building things she included in her book, and the games she talks about like Capture The Flag and Chicken *BLEEP* Bingo.

WANNA ADD MORE FAT TO YOUR DIET? TRY GHEE!

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
INTRODUCING LOW-CARB, HIGH-FAT PILI NUTS

USE COUPON CODE “KETO10″ TO GET 10% OFF
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 940
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the amazing new low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic Pili Nuts from Barefoot Provisions
Diana Rodgers bio
The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food
SustainableDish.com
Trader Joe’s Ex-President To Turn Expired Food Into Cheap Meals
Diana on Twitter
Diana on Facebook
Modern Farm Girls Podcast with Diana Rodgers & Liz Wolfe on iTunes
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #707: Diana Rodgers Provides Convenient Paleo Lunches And Breakfasts
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #534: Diana Rodgers Educating The Public On Real Food, Traditional Diets For Optimal Health

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GET YOUR FREE SAMPLE OF UCAN SUPERSTARCH

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

922: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton And Dana Carpender – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures

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Nutritional health specialists and bestselling authors Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton and low-carb cookbook author Dana Carpender are our special 2014 Low-Carb Cruise guest speakers featured today in Episode 922 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Throughout the month of February, we will be airing audio footage of most of the lectures shared on the 2014 Low-Carb Cruise. Unfortunately, we had some audio/visual problems that corrupted the video footage and distorted some of the cruise talks. However, we were able to salvage the sound from most of them for you to enjoy all month long. We’d love to have you join us on the 8th Annual Low-Carb Cruise coming up on May 24-31, 2015 sailing aboard the Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas leaving out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and going to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Philipsburg, St. Maarten, and Basseterre, St. Kitts. See the full list of guest speakers and lecture titles for this year’s exciting event!

Today’s first featured audio lecture is from husband-wife nutritional health advocates Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition” who share their perspective on getting all the proper micronutrition into your low-carb diet. Then in the second featured audio lecture we’ll hear from bestselling low-carb cookbook author and Low-Carb Cruise staple speaker Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast” who always brings a certain pizzazz to the microphone when she shares. DON’T MISS IT! If you want to join hundreds of your fellow low-carb and Paleo friends for a week of fun in the sun, then you can SIGN UP HERE. Hope to see you there!

FIRST USDA ORGANIC SUGAR-FREE LEMONADE BOX

USE COUPON CODE “LUVLLVLC” TO GET $3 OFF
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

GET WEEKLY LOW-CARB MEAL PLANS THROUGHOUT 2015

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 922
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaf and Love Sugar-Free Organic Lemonade (USE COUPON CODE “LUVLLVLC” TO GET $3 OFF)
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Join Jimmy Moore’s Livin’ Low-Carb Meal Plan
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– JOIN US ON THE 2015 LOW-CARB CRUISE: LowCarbCruiseInfo.com
Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition”
Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast”
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #750: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton – 2013 Low-Carb Cruise Lecture
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #732: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton Encourage People To Make The Switch To Rich Food
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #530: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton Shift The Focus From Macronutrients To Micronutrients
– RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #34: Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton | The Importance Of Food Quality On A Low-Carb Diet
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #158: Oh My Gosh, It’s Low-Carb Cookbook Author Dana Carpender

Category Archives: Recipes

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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– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #689: Bill Staley And Hayley Mason Inspire You To ‘Gather’ Around Paleo
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940: Diana Rodgers Integrates Sustainability Into Homegrown Paleo Life

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Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Paleo blogger, podcaster, author and organic farmer Diana Rodgers is our guest today in Episode 940 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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You may have heard the term sustainability in the context of the food supply and healthy living in the past few years but didn’t quite know what it meant. But Boston, Massachusetts-based RD-in-training and organic animal and vegetable farmer Diana Rodgers from SustainableDish.com has made it her personal mission to spread the word about how to attain optimal health is by focusing on nutritious and delicious eating with humanely-raised animals, organic vegetables, and being willing to get your hands a little dirty to reconnect with your food again. She’s written a fabulous new book about this topic entitled The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Delicious, Gluten-Free, Farm-to-Table Recipes, and a Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Healthy Food.

Listen in as Jimmy and Diana talk about her current farming life, her course work getting her registered dietitian education, how giving nutrition advice out to clients required her to become an RD, her extensive questionnaire for new clients, the depressing state of nutrition for patients in hospitals, how school cafeterias are trying to make the best food they can with the food they get, the local sourcing of quality foods happening in Minneapolis, MN, the guidelines and budgetary restraints of food sold to schools, the local store in her area that is making to-go meals made out of quality food available, why the original name for the book was going to be Sustainable Paleo, the variety of foods you get from a CSA (even if you don’t know what to do with it), how she’s getting people to take their Paleo diet to the next level (Paleo 2.0), why real food is really the ultimate focus we are trying to get people to embrace, the purpose and value in owning your own bees, the inspiration she’s made on me to get chickens for my backyard, how home gardens and farm animals used to be the norm, how Americans spend less money on food than the rest of the world, the kind of food she feeds her family, how she believes so strongly in eating by the season and locally, the non-diet, community-building things she included in her book, and the games she talks about like Capture The Flag and Chicken *BLEEP* Bingo.

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– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #707: Diana Rodgers Provides Convenient Paleo Lunches And Breakfasts
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938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

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– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
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922: Dr. Jayson & Mira Calton And Dana Carpender – 2014 Low-Carb Cruise Lectures

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Nutritional health specialists and bestselling authors Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton and low-carb cookbook author Dana Carpender are our special 2014 Low-Carb Cruise guest speakers featured today in Episode 922 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Throughout the month of February, we will be airing audio footage of most of the lectures shared on the 2014 Low-Carb Cruise. Unfortunately, we had some audio/visual problems that corrupted the video footage and distorted some of the cruise talks. However, we were able to salvage the sound from most of them for you to enjoy all month long. We’d love to have you join us on the 8th Annual Low-Carb Cruise coming up on May 24-31, 2015 sailing aboard the Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas leaving out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and going to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Philipsburg, St. Maarten, and Basseterre, St. Kitts. See the full list of guest speakers and lecture titles for this year’s exciting event!

Today’s first featured audio lecture is from husband-wife nutritional health advocates Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton from “Calton Nutrition” who share their perspective on getting all the proper micronutrition into your low-carb diet. Then in the second featured audio lecture we’ll hear from bestselling low-carb cookbook author and Low-Carb Cruise staple speaker Dana Carpender from “Hold The Toast” who always brings a certain pizzazz to the microphone when she shares. DON’T MISS IT! If you want to join hundreds of your fellow low-carb and Paleo friends for a week of fun in the sun, then you can SIGN UP HERE. Hope to see you there!

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– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #750: Dr. Jayson And Mira Calton – 2013 Low-Carb Cruise Lecture
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