July Spotlight: Paleo Picnics | Declare Your Freedom From Gluten With These Creative Sandwiches

2018-07-02T23:11:26+00:00 July 4th, 2018|Clean Eats, Holidays, Recipes, Spring Recipes, Summer Recipes|

In July, we're focusing on Paleo picnics, and we figured what better way to celebrate the Fourth than to demonstrate our independence from the crippling stomach pain, inflammation, rashes, bloating, and general misery of eating gluten? Proudly, we're sharing 40 Creative Paleo Sandwiches, from the always-industrious Paleo Grubs. Some of our favorite sandwich ends are sweet [...]

Pasadena’s Bone Kettle Restaurant & A Recipe For Bone Broth

2018-07-03T23:14:19+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Clean Made LA, Nutrition, Recipes|

We've been drinking bone broth for years. Although, truly, if you want to get technical about it, we've been eating it for decades, because we grew up on soups of all sorts, most of them divined -- alchemical-style -- out of a pot full of water, some vegetables, and a big pile of bones. Bone broths [...]

June Spotlight: AIP | The Pros & Cons of AIP

2018-06-26T22:44:18+00:00 June 30th, 2018|Clean Eats, Clean Living, Clean Reads, Nutrition, Self Care|

Over the past month we’ve discussed a lot of aspects of the Autoimmune Protocol, including why to try it, how it differs from other Paleo-type diets, ways to make life on AIP a little easier, and offered a whole bunch of recipes to ensure the AIP diet will be as delicious as can be. But the [...]

Moroccan Khlii Is Better Beef Jerky

2018-06-28T13:25:17+00:00 June 30th, 2018|Clean Eats, Clean Made LA|

Beef jerky could be a perfect Paleo snack (and we're big fans of Epic Bars), but many of the jerkies on the market have way too much sugar for our comfort (not to mention other no-no's in the seasonings, like soy sauce and gluten-laced MSG). For people who eat halal as well as Paleo, there are [...]

June Spotlight: AIP | What If You Feel Worse on AIP?

2018-06-27T21:08:08+00:00 June 29th, 2018|Brain Health, Clean Eats, Nutrition|

The Autoimmune Protocol is hard at the beginning. It's an elimination diet, and what is eliminated are probably some of your favorite comfort foods. Foods like gluten and dairy that create a natural high in addition to the sensual enjoyment of the foods' flavors and textures. It doesn't feel good to give these things up. It [...]

June Spotlight: AIP | A Week’s Worth Of AIP Lunch Recipes

2018-06-26T19:49:23+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Clean Eats, Clean Living, Recipes|

Before beginning any new undertaking, it's necessary to do a little planning. Before starting a yoga practice, you get a few pairs of yoga pants, some sports bras and a mat. Before taking classes, you stock up on notebooks, pens, and maybe a couple cases of cold brew to get you through the late-night study sessions. [...]

June Spotlight: AIP | AIP Meals Without The Planning

2018-06-26T14:56:56+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Clean Eats, DIY, Recipes|

What if we told you there's a way to whip up something super-fast and easy (we're talking exhausted, mid-week, really want to order take-out fast and easy), while sticking to your Autoimmune Protocol diet -- but without meal planning? It's possible, we promise (no magic wand required)! So what's the secret? Condiments! Pre-made, delicious, measured and seasoned [...]

14 Indications You Might Have A Nightshade Allergy

2018-06-22T19:21:39+00:00 June 23rd, 2018|Nutrition, Self Care|

Nightshades get a lot of buzz in the autoimmune community. This class of plant (known scientifically as Solanaceae) often includes most people's favorite vegetables, but they can cause a range of health problems, from itchiness to leaky gut and even arthritis*.   The problem seems to be related to glycoalkaloids. These act as natural bug repellants in [...]

June Spotlight: AIP | 39 Amazing Autoimmune Protocol Recipes

2018-06-23T09:43:14+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Clean Eats, Clean Made Picks, Recipes|

Waffles, tempura shrimp, gyro sliders, coconut cream pie. If you thought you’d be limited to nothing but free-range steaks and carrot sticks on the Autoimmune Protocol diet, think again.   This post, 39 Amazing Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) Friendly Recipes, from Primal Palate, offers recipes for AIP-friendly breakfast, lunch, and dinner meals, with some snacks thrown in, [...]

The Secret Life Of Bees And Their Role In Longevity | Clean Made LA 2018 Speaker Sessions

2018-06-19T17:02:08+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Clean Living, Clean Made LA, Clean Made Picks, Clean Reads, Los Angeles, Speaker Sessions, Sustainability + Earth Care|

Last year marked a decade since Colony Collapse Disorder was first reported in this country. We were honored to have Maryam Henein join us to discuss how bees and other pollinators are doing today and what these ancient creatures can teach us about our health, autoimmunity, and our food supply. ABOUT MARYAM: Maryam Henein [...]