Category Archives: Dairy-Free

30-Day Re-Introduction Challenge: Halfway There

Many of us are at least halfway through the 30-Day Re-Introduction Challenge, and it’s great to hear of everyone’s successes so far. My only slip-up came over the weekend when consuming a lethal amount of cheese at a work party. … Continue reading

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Managing Cravings With Primal Alternatives: Blueberry Muffins

To manage our carb cravings, Amanda and I decided to make some primal blueberry muffins made with almond meal. We used the recipe from The Cavewoman’s Kitchen. Sure, it has some honey and maple syrup, but if it keeps us … Continue reading

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I ate like a vegan and didn’t know it

So today, I met a friend at Sticky Fingers in Columbia Heights for lunch, I ordered a grilled cheese, and unbeknownst to me it was a completely vegan dish! Everyone should check it out, here are the ingredients they have … Continue reading

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Dairy Free Challenge: Final thoughts from Paleo Joe

The 30-day Dairy-Free challenge has ended. Here are some final thoughts: Much like Chuck, I did not notice any benefits to going dairy-free. I have reintroduced dairy to a much larger extent than I was consuming pre-challenge, and I am … Continue reading

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Dairy-Free Challenge Wrap-up

The Dairy-free challenge ended a week ago. I was 90% dairy free for the past month, and though I was expecting big results, I unfortunately have noticed no change. I thought that I might notice some discomfort once I reintroduced … Continue reading

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Dairy-Free Challenge: Chuck’s Week 3 Update

First off, I have to admit that I have only been about 90% dairy free for the past three weeks. The first week, I was 100%, but I fell prey to stress and convenience the past two weeks. (Bridget’s last … Continue reading

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(99%) Dairy Free, Week 3, and Mindful eating

I have a small confession to make: In the three weeks since starting the dairy-free challenge, I cheated. Just once, though. In a moment of weakness, I ordered coffee with cream from Dunkin’ Donuts. Ahhhhh! DD cream is much less … Continue reading

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Another dairy-free update

It is time for my update on the 30-day dairy-free challenge. As my primal eating has evolved, I have transitioned to a more minimalist diet, preparing simple meals with very few ingredients. This has become especially true over the winter months, … Continue reading

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Dairy-Free Challenge, Week 1 Update (Chuck)

I’ve been 100% dairy free for a full week so far. I don’t feel a difference in my energy levels, nor do I seem to be noticeably dropping any weight. It is only the first week, though, so I am not worried. … Continue reading

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Dairy-free time

I finished the last of the Kerrygold butter last night and am ready to go dairy-free with Ben and Chuck. I’ve gone back and forth in the past with dairy, but seem to always come back to it because grass-fed butter … Continue reading

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30 Day Dairy-Free Challenge

Yesterday, I posted a weekend challenge about going dairy-free. I suggested that we start this weekend and go dairy-free for 10 days. Well, Ben Stafford upped the ante in the comments. He wrote, Chuck…must be telepathic or something…I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

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