Category Archives: The Local Diet

Healthy Crab Cake Recipe

You may be asking yourself: are crab cakes healthy?! Well, that depends. A lot of restaurants make them with a bunch of processed ingredients and white flour bread crumbs and all sorts of bad things, so definitely check before you order them out; however, if you make crab cakes at home (which is really easy… Read More »

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Rutabaga Nutrition & Recipes: Bringing it Back

What happened to the dear, old rutabaga? I’m not really sure. I hardly EVER see recipes that include the rutabaga (I have to purposely search or dig for them), despite seeing it at the farmer’s market and the store often. Also, no one really talks about how nutritious the rutabaga is! We’re always talking about… Read More »

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What Do You Get When You Buy a Side of Beef?

In case you’ve ever wanted to know what you get when you buy a side of beef, here it is: Keep in mind, each cow is different just like each person is different. This is a grass-fed cow, which produces less poundage than a grain-finished cow. Also, keep in mind that my farmer gave me… Read More »

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Beef & Broccoli Stir fry Recipe

My husband came up with this recipe for a Beef/Broccoli stir-fry and it’s AMAZING. I was pretty impressed. We served it with rice, but if you’re doing Paleo you might wanna skip the rice and just have an extra big helping. Add some carrots and cauliflower if you want, that makes it great. You could… Read More »

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Best Local NC Potato Soup & Week 1 Recap

  So, now that we’re through the first week, I am going to start just posting weekly recaps of what’s been going on with our diet and lives. But first here’s a recap of the first few days of week 1: Days 1 through 3  Days 4 and 5 What we’re doing Why we’re doing it… Read More »

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