People, parties, dinners, and cookies galore—how do you keep your sanity and stay healthy during the most festive (and hectic) time of year?
Clean-eating your way through November and December is easier than you think. Join paleo experts Michelle Tam, PharmD, and Diana Rodgers, RD, LDN, NTP—trusted voices in mindful eating, real food, and sustainable living—for tips and tricks on how to enjoy the holidays without sacrificing your health and happiness.
Through lecture, interactive Q&A, and hands-on cooking demos, you’ll learn:
- To prepare tasty, simple, and shareable paleo holiday appetizers, mocktails, and desserts
- How to get (and stay) in the right mindset for tackling the holidays with friends and family
- How to be paleo-flexible during the holidays while still setting limits
- What to do after the holidays to stay or get back on track.
You don’t need to call yourself paleo to enjoy this low-stress approach to healthy eating. Leave with crowd-pleasing recipes and practical tools to thrive during an otherwise crazy time of year.
Michelle Tam, PharmD
Food writer and best-selling author
Michelle Tam is a Saveur Award-winning blogger, food writer, and best-selling author whose humor, creativity, and passion about the paleo diet and lifestyle reach millions each month through her Nom Nom Paleo blog.
She is author of the New York Times best-selling cookbook Nom Nom Paleo: Food For Humans, which was nominated for a James Beard Award, and her app has been voted “Best New App” and received a webby award.
With a degree in nutrition and food science—and a doctorate in pharmacy—Michelle understands the science behind the paleo lifestyle, and her inspirational recipes highlight the variety of flavors and foods available to paleo-style eaters—and anyone who loves food.
Called the “Martha Stewart of Paleo” by the New York Times, Michelle posts stunning photographs to accompany her evolving list of alluring recipes. Her work is featured throughout the media, including in the Huffington Post, Experience Life, and Bon Appétit.View Bio PageDiana Rodgers, RD, LDN, NTP
"Real food" nutritionist, farmer, author, filmmaker
After working in photography, furniture building, and bigwig corporate marketing jobs, Diana’s lifelong battle with undiagnosed digestive issues revealed her true purpose: to be a “real food” nutritionist living on a working organic farm in Massachusetts. Diana now helps thousands with weight, metabolic, and intestinal issues recover their health through diet and lifestyle via her active nutrition practice and consultation services.
The best-selling author of two cookbooks, Diana writes and speaks about the intersection of optimal human nutrition, environmental sustainability, animal welfare, and social justice. She is also the producer of theSustainable Dishpodcast where she interviews experts in the environmental and health movements. Her newest venture is a film project, Kale vs. Cow, which examines the environmental, nutritional, and ethical case for “better meat.”
Diana is the consulting dietitian to several gyms and also to Nom Nom Paleo, Whole30, and the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund, and is a board member of Animal Welfare Approved. She contributes regularly to several blogs and her work has been featured in theLos Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Outsidemagazine, and Mother Earth News.View Bio Page
There's no better gift than good food, vibrant health, and your own well-being. Give yourself this practical, low-stress paleo approach to the holidays.
Michelle and Diana are trusted experts in paleo cooking. Let these two creative and vibrant foodies teach you the tricks of the paleo trade. Learn recipes that are easy to recreate which will satisfy a range of palates.
Go through this festive time of year without succumbing to stress, pressure, exhaustion, guilt, or unwanted weight. Don't let old traditions and family pressures knock you off track.
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