Friday, January 21, 2011

The Paleo Rodeo #044

By Diana Hsieh

Welcome to this week's edition of The Paleo Rodeo!

The Paleo Rodeo is a weekly blog carnival featuring the best paleo-related posts by members of the PaleoBloggers e-mail list. The past editions are collected on this page.

What is "paleo"? As I say in Modern Paleo Principles:

A "paleo" approach to health uses the evolutionary history of homo sapiens, plus the best of modern science, as a broad framework for guiding daily choices about diet, fitness, medicine, and supplementation. The core of paleo is the diet: it eschews grains, sugars, and modern vegetable oils in favor of high-quality meat, fish, eggs, and vegetables.
The purpose of The Paleo Rodeo is to highlight some of the best blogging of the ever-growing paleosphere.

Here is this week's edition:
Miranda Barzey presents Boozy Fruit Pork Chops posted at Building Atlantis, saying, "A recipe of my own invention using fruit canned in liquor, otherwise known as Boozy Fruit."

Benjamin Skipper presents Chocolate Review: Dagoba's 73% Conacado posted at Musing Aloud, saying, "Single-origin chocolates are very special, though this one really isn't..."

Melissa "Melicious" Joulwan presents Don't Be Lily-Livered! Aromatic Chicken Livers posted at The Clothes Make The Girl, saying, "Chicken livers probably don't top most peoples' list of favorite protein sources, but they can be SO tasty. This recipe is easy to make and give them an Eastern flavor with cloves and cumin."

Lindsey presents Lettuce Tacos posted at Enjoying Healthy Foods, saying, "Replacing family favorite meal nights in a fun challenge that I am enjoying! The latest switch is these delicious lettuce tacos. I hope you enjoy!"

Diana Hsieh presents Paleo Versus Christianity? posted at NoodleFood, saying, "Is eating paleo compatible with Christianity? This atheist gives her view."

Amy Kubal presents Pre-Workout: To Eat or Not to Eat... posted at Fuel As Rx, saying, "The Pre-Workout Meal - do you need it or not??"

Tara Grant presents Intermittent Fasting, Insomnia and Doctors posted at Primal Living, saying, "It's been a while since my last post and this explains why. :)"

mark owen-ward presents is it the end of the cholesterol scam? posted at new habit.

Sara Hatch presents Straight Paleo Update and Budget for the Week posted at Edible.

Dr. John presents Dim lights at dusk for better sleep posted at Paleoterran, saying, "release that melatonin"

M presents Hacking Your Own Sous Vide Machine posted at Nom Nom Paleo, saying, "I know cavemen didn't own sous vide machines but this cavegirl loves to sous vide her meats. Yes, the contraptions can be pricey but here's how to hack your own for cheap!"

Kelly Elmore presents Whole30: What I am Actually Eating posted at Reepicheep's Coracle, saying, "A note about focusing on what you CAN eat and a list of the delicious things I have eaten recently."

Nell Stephenson presents Paleo Yam & Apple Casserole posted at TrainWithNellie.

Adam Farrah presents The NorCal Margarita? posted at, saying, "Video Blog post about a "Paleo Friendly" Margarita."

Kristy A. presents A Dinner in the Zone: Hearty Paleo-Zone Chili on Roasted Portobello Mushroom Caps with Crunchy Slaw posted at Feasting on Fitness, saying, "Here are my recipes to help others on a Paleo-Zone quest find delicious, filling meals easily weighed and measured. Even if you aren't Zoning, this chili is well worth the effort and provides enough for an army!"

Paul Jaminet presents How Does a Cell Avoid Obesity? posted at Perfect Health Diet, saying, "This post provides some scientific background about weight regulation, showing that how a single muscle cell manages its weight can tell us a lot about how the whole body manages weight -- and what mechanisms may be involved in obesity and diabetes."

Josephine Svendblad presents Best and Worst of Nutty Kitchen 2010 posted at Nutty Kitchen, saying, "Nutty Kitchen best and worst of 2010, see what you liked best and least."

Angelo Coppola presents Welcome Livin La Vida Low Carb Fans! This is What I Eat. posted at This Week in Paleo, saying, "Just a little welcome to Livin' La Vida Low Carb fans visiting the site after my interview went live. UPDATE: Final episode of This Week in Paleo goes up Monday. Joining up with a network and starting a new podcast. Stay tuned!"

Laurie Donaldson presents Something Old, Something New posted at Food for Primal Thought, saying, "A week of good food..."
Many thanks to the PaleoBloggers who submitted to this edition of the The Paleo Rodeo! I hope to see this blog carnival grow in the future. If you blog on paleo-related matters and you'd like to submit your posts to the carnival, please subscribe to the PaleoBloggers e-mail list. You'll receive instructions and reminders via that list.

Finally, you can find all of the blogs of the PaleoBloggers on this continuously-updated list:

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