Entries by Marybeth Dickerson

Gluten intolerance…Some good info, but long.

check this one out: http://www.healthy-holistic-living.com/10-signs-you-are-gluten-intolerant.html Gluten intolerance, also called gluten sensitivity or Celiac Disease- when it’s in its most severe form- can have symptoms that range from no symptoms to life threatening or debilitating chronic health problems and anywhere in between. Often, these symptoms are not consistent from person to person and this is part of what […]

Cool weather, warm kitchen and new store partners

  It’s been pretty foggy, windy and rainy on the island this week…Very primal weather.  But the kitchen is warm and toasty thanks to our ovens…and it smells wonderful! We have two new retailers this week.  Yelm Food Co-Op  ( http://yelmfood.coop/) in…Yelm and Mountain Community Co-Op ( http://www.mountaincommunitycoop.coop/ ) in Eatonville. If live or wandering around in these […]

Help Primal Island WIN Best-of 2013!!

Paleo Magazine is doing their “Best-Of” issue and Primal Island is nominated for “Best Paleo Snack”.  Help Primal Island WIN Best-of 2013 by going here:  https://paleomag.wufoo.com/forms/paleo-magazines-best-of-2013-part-1/ and voting for us! The competition is stiff, but we’re going for it!  People like you who have tried our grain-free granola LOVE IT. Now you can buy it in more […]

New Market and other great stuff

That’s Janell on the right.    She owns and operates a market in Everett, WA called Janell’s Gluten Free Market.  Her store is dedicated to providing gluten-free foods… And she’s our most recent retailer! From National Guardperson to market owner, hers is a really inspiring story of how one person overcame her body’s gluten intolerance […]

Win 8 bags of Primal Island Toasted Coconut Granola!

Mark’s Daily Apple is having a really great contest.  The short version:  place a Post-It note, with a Paleo-oriented message on it, on an item and snap a photo.  Photo-shopped photos are ok as well.  Send it to Mark@marksdailyapple.com. Here is the link to the contest page:  http://www.marksdailyapple.com/contest-primal-post-its-2/#axzz2fjMxFmMp If you win, you’ll receive 8 bags […]

Grain-Free Granola Goes International!

Well, since we live about 50 miles (80 km) from the Canadian border, someone has probably smuggled a bag or two into another country already, but today, at one of the farmers’ markets on Whidbey, we sold 20 bags to a lovely person who is taking them to Saudi Arabia…Granola in the Desert!  The dry […]

A Paleo Success Story

Hi there! I’d like to introduce you to our latest paleo success story, Karen. I heard Karen’s story and, as politely as I could, approached her to see if she’d be interested in inspiring and encouraging others with her story. She graciously agreed and sat down to answer all my questions. Thank you, Karen! Here […]

Benefits of a Paleo Diet

Everyone gets into Paleo for different reasons and experiences different results and changes in their bodies, mood and energy levels. But pretty much everyone agrees that eating the Paleo/Primal way makes you feel pretty damn awesome. Let’s go through a list of reported and known benefits (taken from multiple success stories, studies, books and articles). […]