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Real Food for Real Life is for people who never stop searching for solutions and inspiration to improve their lives. While we focus primarily on the Paleo and Clean Eating lifestyles, our goal is to give you real food alternatives for your real life—whether that means eating healthier, managing your weight, simplifying your life or simply getting your family around the dinner table. We’ll do this each episode by bringing you a lively mix of informative interviews with some of the most notable names in food, health and fitness.
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Jul 18, 2019

About Evan Schiff:

https://www.francisfordcoppolawinery.com

Evan Schiff was born in Northern California, yet raised in the Southern California community of Orange County by his wine-savvy parents who were members of several prestigious wine clubs. After overhearing his parents’ casual conversations about wine, he decided to make his own special bottle of juice at the ripe old age of 7 years old. With a plastic jug, a few grape juices, soda and strawberries, he managed to ferment his first medley. Much to his surprise the lid shot off the bottle and left a huge mess to clean up before his parents could notice. One could say this early determination was foreshadowing for his flourishing wine career.

Schiff’s fascination and determination to be part of the wine industry never faltered. As he puts it, “Winemaking has many facets: economics, history, science, engineering, personality, agriculture -- and it’s quite astounding.” With that philosophy in mind, he moved back to Northern California in 1997 to attend the University of California, Davis, known as having one of the best winemaking and viticulture programs in the nation.

In 2005, Schiff started his winemaking career in Napa Valley with the Coppola family. He started as a laboratory technician at what was then called Niebaum-Coppola Winery (what would become known in later years as Rubicon Estate, followed by the current name Inglenook). Just a few months into his role, he was presented with the opportunity to visit the Argentine winemaking province of Mendoza to participate in the harvest season at the reputable and award-winning Dominio del Plata Winery.

Working alongside renowned winemaker Susana Balbo on her signature wines as well as the winery’s popular Crios brand, Schiff gained valuable insight into the inner workings and craftsmanship of fine wines. It was there that he met and fell in love with Argentine local Virginia, who would eventually become his wife after a three-year, long-distance relationship. Upon returning to the Coppola family’s winemaking business, he was promoted to enologist of Rubicon Estate where he spearheaded winemaking efforts for some of the company’s sizable brands.

In 2006, during Schiff’s time as enologist, winery owner Francis Ford Coppola started his eponymous Sonoma County winery in Geyserville, providing a distinct home for some of the popular, flourishing brands, such as Diamond Collection and Rosso & Bianco. As Francis Ford Coppola Winery continued to evolve and expand efforts in Sonoma County, Schiff was promoted and relocated to Geyserville to become associate winemaker, where he continues to oversee daily winemaking, crush facilities and wine business operations, focusing primarily on the winery’s red wines of the Diamond Collection. His expertise working with more than 200 grape growers in eight counties throughout California provides him with a well-rounded perspective for creating distinct wines showcasing a variety of diverse appellations. When asked about his proudest accomplishment, he says, “The team’s success story of the Diamond Collection Claret. There’s so much that goes into it. Everyone has a role and everyone is invested at every level. That blend is the flagship and it’s a model of the classic Coppola story.”

Schiff lives in Sonoma County with his wife Virginia and their son. When he’s not busy on the crushpad, he spends his free time enjoying hobbies such as building wood ships, hiking and camping.

 

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May 13, 2019

About James Clear:

https://jamesclear.com

Hi there, I'm James Clear. I'm an American author, entrepreneur, and photographer. I'm also the guy behind JamesClear.com (naturally).

This website is the home of my life's work. I write about habits and human potential. The central question I’m trying to answer through my work is, “How can we live better?”

In order to answer that question, I uncover the latest scientific research and explain it in a way that you can easily understand and actually use. As I share these science-based ideas for living a better life, I like to showcase the habits and rituals of athletes, artists, and entrepreneurs. By analyzing the stories of top performers from many different fields and understanding proven scientific principles, we can start to tease out the common characteristics that make these people the best at what they do.

My specific focus is on self-improvement tips based on proven scientific research.

I believe the best way to change the world is in concentric circles: start with yourself and work your way out from there. If you get yourself sorted out, then that is one less person for the world to worry about. You'll be in a position to contribute rather than consume. You will add order rather than disorder.

I write about the art and science of how to live better. Science because I am concerned with the root causes of our behavior and the data behind high performance. Art because I want to figure out how to apply these ideas and put them into daily practice.

But I don't merely write about things. Along the way, I like to try out the concepts for myself as I experiment with building better habits as an entrepreneur, writer, and weightlifter. In the end, my work ends up being one-part storytelling, one-part academic research, one-part personal experiment. It's a colorful blend of inspirational stories, academic science, hard-earned wisdom.

The primary place that I share this information is through my weekly newsletter. Hundreds of thousands of people receive my articles via email each week. You can sign up below. You'll only get information on how to master your habits and live a better life. Nothing annoying or unexpected.

I don't claim to have all the answers and I still have a lot to learn, but I'm happy to share what I've learned along the way.

 

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Mar 18, 2019

About Brandi and The Vegan 8:

https://thevegan8.com/

"More than 5 years ago, popular blogger Brandi Doming of The Vegan 8 became a vegan, overhauling the way she and her family ate after a health diagnosis for her husband. Her recipes rely on refreshingly short ingredient lists that are ideal for anyone new to plant-based cooking or seeking simplified, wholesome, family-friendly options for weeknight dinners. Each of the 100 recipes uses 8 ingredients or less (not including salt, black pepper, and water) to create satisfying, comforting meals that your family-even the non-vegans-will love.

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Jan 21, 2019

About Madeline Puckett and Wine Folly:

Madeline Puckette is a certified sommelier, designer, and enthusiastic co-founder of winefolly.com. Wine Folly is a wine education site that launched in 2011. Puckette's infographics and content on Wine Folly began to gain attention for their innovative approach. Her work has been featured in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.  

In 2015, Puckette launched their first book, Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine, which rose to the New York Times Bestsellers list and was listed as an Amazon Top Cookbook of 2015.  

Then, Puckette was asked to contribute to the Somm documentary series (on Netflix) and has a featured role in Somm: Into The Bottle, and Somm III (out Nov. 2018 on iTunes.)

Then in late 2018, Madeline Puckette launched their second book, Wine Folly: Magnum Edition: The Master Guide. The new book offers a deep dive into wine, with over two times the content of the first volume.  

Original Blog Post: The Realist's Guide to Keto Wines

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eMeals meal plans simplify the process for getting healthy and delicious meals on the table. eMeals provides simple-to-follow recipes and 1-click shopping lists. Subscribers can choose to either pick-up items on the shopping lists themselves or utilize the newly integrated grocery delivery option through AmazonFresh and Instacart or curbside pickup with Walmart Grocery or Kroger ClickList. Start your FREE 2-week trial today.

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Jan 2, 2019

About eMeals:

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eMeals meal plans simplify the process for getting healthy and delicious meals on the table. eMeals provides simple-to-follow recipes and 1-click shopping lists. Subscribers can choose to either pick-up items on the shopping lists themselves or utilize the newly integrated grocery delivery option through AmazonFresh and Instacart or curbside pickup with Walmart Grocery or Kroger ClickList. Start your FREE 2-week trial today.

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