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Erin Carter (MD)
MD by day, paleo blogger by night!
MD by day, paleo blogger by night!

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Pure and Simple Nourishment Has Moved
Hi friends! I just wanted to let you know that Pure and Simple Nourishment has officially moved! The new site has so much more to offer. I hope you will check it out. You can now find it at: Or simply click here to be taken ...

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The Top 10 Posts of 2016
Last year was the first year I posted a Top 10 Post for 2015 and I decided it was a good tradition to continue. So today's post is The Top 10 Posts of 2016. It's always interesting for me to see which posts you guys loved and which ones you didn't. A couple...

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Weekly Workout Challenge: December 30, 2016
It's Friday which means it's time for your Weekly Workout Challenge. The last workout challenge of 2016. Crazy hey? I can't believe another year has already come and gone... 2016 was a big year for me.  I finished residency (finally!), started my medical pr...

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Slow Cooker Pineapple Pork Ribs (Paleo, low FODMAP, SCD, GAPS, Whole 30, Gluten Free)
Another Christmas has come and gone. And on the day after Christmas, I am sure the last thing you are thinking about is slaving away in the kitchen. So I have just the recipe for you. Slow Cooker Pineapple Pork Ribs. These are so easy to make and taste so g...

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Spiced Carrot and Parsnip Soup (Paleo, Whole 30, Vegan, Vegetables)
Spiced Carrot and Parsnip Soup. That's what we're making today. Because it's been like minus a billion here and all I want to eat is soups and stews. Okay, I may be exaggerating slightly. I think it's only -25 today, but -32 with the windchill. However you ...

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15 Scary Skincare Facts
When I completely overhauled my diet over five years ago to a grain-free/paleo style of eating I thought that was enough to improve my health. I was eating healthy, exercising, studying hard to become a doctor, and enjoying life. And I definitely noticed a ...

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Weekly Workout Challenge: December 9, 2016
It's that time of the week! Time for the weekly workout challenge. I realize I missed posting last week. Sorry friends. I was busy moving and have been taking a few more days off than usual since I have aggravated my back injury. It's totally annoying! I mi...

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Blueberry Coconut Chia Seed Jam (Paleo, Gluten Free, Sugar Free, Whole 30, Vegan)
Blueberry Coconut Chia Seed Jam. Sounds pretty tasty doesn't it? Well that's what we're making this week. But before we talk about this recipe I need to share my big news! We got possession of our new house! It was a bit of a fiasco near the end because the...

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Paleo Lemon and Coconut Cheesecake Bars (Paleo, Gluten Free, SCD, GAPS, Vegan)
Paleo Lemon and Coconut Cheesecake Bars. Don't those sound amazing? Well that's what were eating this week friends.  Now, you may be thinking: “cheese isn’t
paleo!” And you are correct. But don’t worry, these bars don’t actually contain
any dairy. But when ...

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Weekly Workout Challenge: November 25, 2016
It's that day again. The weekly workout challenge day! In other words one of my favourite days of the week. I also realize that it is Black Friday. Or what is also known as the crazy American shopping day. Can you believe people get killed on this day in th...
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