The Dark Side of Nuts by Nikki Jencen {for Our Paleo Life}
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The Dark Side of Nuts {by Nikki Jencen}

When I first went Paleo, I went a bit heavy on the nuts. I was eating trail mix, making “Paleo” approved desserts with assorted raw nuts, I was eating cashew “cheese”, nut butters, and I was drinking almond milk as my “milk” substitute. Then I felt something wasn’t right, instead of losing weight, I was gaining weight, plus my hair was falling out, I was cold all the time, I was experiencing muscle weakness and I was fatigued in the morning and totally drained by 7pm.
Brewed Butter Chocolate {A Primal Coffee Alternative} by Our Paleo Life
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Brewed Butter Chocolate {primal}

For personal reasons, we don't drink coffee, though we do enjoy the occasional mug of herbal tea (mmm, peppermint is our favorite). I kept hearing about butter coffee, but since coffee's not my thing, I never tried it, even though I love me some butter. I'm also not wild about large amounts of caffeine, so when I heard about brewing chocolate, which is naturally low in caffeine, I perked up a bit {see what I did there?}.
White Chocolate Almond Butter | Our Paleo Life
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White Chocolate Almond Butter

Why buy almond butter in the store when you can make it at home? It tastes better and you control the ingredients. I mean, this is white chocolate almond butter! Way better than anything you'll find in the store, trust me.