Paleo

Indian cuisine has always fascinated and inspired me.  I come from a large extended family with roots strongly set in the British Empire and their colonies.  My Granddad and his siblings scattered around the globe as railroad engineers, some moving to Australia, others to South Africa, and most to India….

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First thing’s first – What the heck is jicama?! Jicama is a tuberous root vegetable, indigenous to the Americas (mostly central and southern).  The texture is akin to a raw potato or an unripe pear – very crisp and slightly sweet, with the tendency to take on the flavor of…

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It’s the end of week 1 for our GRIT 8-week Challenge team at my gym, and that means one thing: Total panic and dread en masse about the start of the Les Mills 21-Day Nutrition Challenge, a strict Paleo nutrition plan that accompanies the GRIT program. No dairy, no grains,…

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It’s 10:30 at night and I just finished a batch of these.  The recipe is adapted from PaleOMG – and I have to tell you – I’m probably going to make more changes to it. Even though it’s 10:30 at night, I felt compelled to take a bite and do…

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Last weekend, my work as a Les Mills trainer took me to Bethesda, Maryland. I tacked on an extra day before and after my training since it’s so close to home. (“Home” meaning: Northern Virginia.  Was I born there? Did I grow up there? No, but it’s where my friends…

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