Witches’ Night 2013
April 30, 2013

Tonight is Witches' Night, or pálení čarodějnic (burning of the witches) in Czech; you can read all about it in this article from The Guardian....

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Grocery Shopping in Prague: A Story in Photos
April 29, 2013

Note to self: If you want to make deconstructed hamburger salad (p. 38 in Well Fed) with ground beef, it's best to learn the Czech words...

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Remember Who You Are
April 28, 2013

We're safe and sound in Prague after several airport adventures, involuntary fasting, and jetlag exhaustion; details coming soon. For now, I want to share this...

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Gather: The Art of Paleo Entertaining
April 28, 2013

I don't know about you guys, but until recently, it felt like "healthy" cookbooks were the embarrassing second cousins of "real" cookbooks. That's why when...

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Where in the World is Mel?
April 25, 2013

We're off! Dave and I have packed our bags and are heading over the Atlantic tomorrow for six weeks of adventure. I'll be blogging, Tweeting,...

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The “Best Chicken” Throw Down
April 25, 2013

Dig this cover from Men's Health: Harumph, I say. I've got The Best Chicken You Will Ever Eat right here. Enjoy!

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Rants & Raves 4/24/13
April 24, 2013

Oh, the webbernet! It gets me all riled up with dire news and mainstream idiocy, then blammo! it hits me with something so awesome, it...

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The Egg Foo Yong Story
April 20, 2013

A few months ago, I had the great pleasure of collaborating with Nom Nom Paleo and FitBomb on a magazine piece about egg foo yong....

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Reminder: 7 Day Real Food Challenge
April 20, 2013

 Quick reminder: The 7 Day Real Food Challenge starts Sunday, April 21 — that's tomorrow! If you have no idea what I'm on about, you...

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Strong is Beautiful: Mikaela Mayer
April 18, 2013

I know I'm kind of preaching to the choir here, but in case you needed a reminder that there is nothing more beautiful than a...

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Vote in the Saveur Awards
April 17, 2013

Two of my favorite bloggers are finalists in the Saveur Food Blog Awards. As you probably recall, the almost-too-fabulous-for-words Nom Nom Paleo won in the...

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Steady State Cardio = Thyroid Killer?
April 17, 2013

I ditched "steady-state cardio" — those endless slogs of running for hours at the same pace — a long time ago... partially because I hated...

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