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Author: Lisa A. Bloom

Lisa A. Bloom resides in New York with her husband and three wonderful daughters. She graduated from the University at Albany with majors in English and Psychology and received her law degree from Hofstra University. When she isn’t working, Lisa enjoys spending time with family, writing, hot yoga and cooking Paleo. You can follow her on Instagram @Paleoworkingmama

Paleo/Dairy Free Tacos with ALL the Fixin’s

“Taco Tuesdays” may very well be one of the most popular food days of the week…everywhere! At first when I began eating clean/Paleo, I was bummed that one of my favorite cuisines would be less fun since dairy and rice are out of the diet. However, I found a way to make it fun again and perhaps even tastier. There are great substitutes for sour cream, cheese and grain tortillas, which are the best parts […]

Paleo Fast Food: Chicken Nuggets & French Fries

Most kids, including my own, will tell you that their “go to” favorite fast food meal is the infamous chicken nuggets and fries. It seems easy enough to head through the drive through and grant this request. After all, its chicken, which is protein, right? Wrong! In fact, fast food chicken nuggets are among the unhealthiest foods consumed.  This is mostly, because there is more filler and saturated fat than actual white meat. In just […]

Paleo/Vegan Slow Cooked Pulled “Pork” over Cole Slaw

BBQ has become popular and one of the biggest crazes within these last few years. BBQ food trucks and restaurants are popping up everywhere. But what if you are vegan, or maybe, after this summer BBQ season, you feel as though you have overdosed on meat and would like to take a meat hiatus. While I am not vegan, I strive to incorporate as many meatless meals into the dinner rotation. If you don’t know […]

Seven Ingredient Paleo Tahini Blondies

Who doesn’t love the classic Blondie? And here is a way to make it vegan, Paleo AND refined sugar free. And best of all, it is loaded with health benefits and so easy and fast to make. Tahini, in its purest form, is made from toasted sesame seeds, which are ground down into a paste. Tahini has a smooth, peanut buttery flavor. It is rich in antioxidants, contains anti-inflammatory compounds, and just one teaspoon provides […]

The Benefits of a Standing Desk

Americans work longer hours a day than in previous generations. This is a fact. A Gallup report from 2014 estimated that the average full time worker in America works 47 hours per week which is significantly higher than any country in the world. Americans worked 137 hours per year than Japanese workers; 260 more hours than British workers and 499 more hours per year than the French workers. Curiously, 134 countries have laws setting the […]

Tips for Working from Home With Children

It is well known that in this day and age, parents are expected to be super humans and do everything seamlessly. Prior to the pandemic, we were working full time jobs while still being full time parents and engaged in everything from carpools, PTA, Pinterest worthy school projects and cooking marvelous dinners. After years of doing this, we thought we had all the balls juggling in the air—and everything was just right. And then the […]

How to Efficiently Work From Home

In my last piece, I wrote about finding the ideal space to work from home. Now, that you have found your work space, how can you maximize your efficiency while staying mentally and physically healthy?  Here are some tips for success: Work Hours The cardinal rule for working from home is that you should work amount of hours that you are paid to work! The best part of working from home is being able to […]

Where to Work from Home…In The Home

2020 will be remembered for a lot of things, most of them not very good. For better or for worse, this is the year that the work force dynamic drastically changed. People began working from home full time as the pandemic shut down offices and buildings across the world. Prior to this, many people never or rarely worked from home.  For the past three years, I have been working from home half of the week. […]

Five Easy Paleo Summer Breakfasts

We know the cardinal rule: “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day”. After a night of sleep, when the body rests for hours, breakfast is needed to jump start your metabolism which helps you get energized and burn calories throughout the day. In addition, for all people, especially diabetics, skipping breakfast is associated with an increase in blood sugar that puts undue stress on the body.  Breakfast is needed to regulate these blood […]

Pile High Paleo Lasagna…Loaded with veggies and “cheese”.

Imagine eating lasagna that could be made dairy free, vegan, grain free, gluten free, refined sugar free, loaded with health benefits and actually DELICIOUS? That sounds impossible. But it is possible and it exists! Don’t give up on your favorite comfort food dishes just because you decided to eat clean and Paleo. The reason why the Paleo lifestyle is attainable is because you can recreate almost any dish or recipe within the Paleo parameters.  Let’s […]

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