Friday, February 18, 2011

The Paleo Rodeo #048

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:
Benjamin Skipper presents Chocolate Review: Endangered Species 70% Orange posted at Musing Aloud, saying, "Aside from mint and coffee, orange is another one of those things I really like paired with my chocolate. The citrus is strong, though I think the balance may be off in comparison to Theo's, but I'm contemplating doing another tasting so as to be just."

Robin presents Paleo Challenge: The Report, Part 1 posted at Everymom To Ironmom, saying, "I took the 30 Day Paleo Challenge, here's how it turned out."

Whitney presents Valentine cupcakes | Grain free! posted at The Paleo Child, saying, "Grain free cupcakes in pink to celebrate Valentine's Day!"

Pepper Ruper presents The Paleo Recipe Book posted at Paleo Pepper, saying, "I was so lucky to get to review Sebastien Noel's The Paleo Recipe Book. It is beautiful and thorough and truly "the only paleo cookbook anyone will ever have to buy.""

Julia Campbell presents pork chile verde + ancho chile salsa posted at the crankin' kitchen!, saying, "Chile verde is a welcome deviation from the heavy winter chilis I've been making. Try it, you'll love it!"

J. Stanton presents Food Allergies and Food Intolerances Reveal The True Human Diet posted at GNOLLS.ORG, saying, "What does the pattern of common food allergies tell us about what humans should be eating?"

Todd Dosenberry presents 3 Cheap Primal/Paleo Nutrient Dense Foods to Eat Frequently While On A Tight Budget posted at Toad's Primal Journey, saying, "There are plenty of foods that are primal or paleo budget friendly and in this post I elaborate on 3 that I eat frequently."

Dr. John presents Paleolithic Massage? posted at Paleoterran, saying, "New evidence shows massage increases vasopressin (lowers blood pressure), reduces cortisol (the stress hormone) and improves immune function. When did it originate?"

Amy Kubal presents Defending Doritos - Food Industry Quote of the Week posted at Fuel As Rx, saying, "Can you say "Cool Ranch"???"

Ravi presents SALT, The Grim Reaper in a Shaker- or No? posted at DaiaSolGaia.

David Csonka presents The Impossible Happened, I Learned How to Cook (And You Can Too) posted at Naturally Engineered, saying, "Learning how to cook is essential if you want your whole food eating experience to be good tasting and affordable."

Kate Yoak presents Cave Kitchen: Honey Mustard Chicken Nuggets posted at Cave Kitchen, saying, "After many tries and a lot of frustration, I finally made the kind of chicken nuggets that made me proud."

Melissa "Melicious" Joulwan presents Sunday Cooking WOD posted at The Clothes Make The Girl, saying, "Sometimes you've just gotta roll up your sleeves, crank up the stove, and make a big ol' pile of food."

Nell Stephenson presents Paleo In NY- Or Any Trip, For That Matter posted at TrainWithNellie.

Tyler presents Get Over Fear of Bacteria: Fermentation Primer posted at Evolutionary Health Systems, saying, "Fermentation is fun and has some serious health benefits. Here's a little primer on how it works, the history, and nutrition value of fermentation."

Jeff Callahan presents The Secret to Hack Seasonal Allergies posted at How to Die Young, saying, "How eliminating three simple things from your diet can help you finally conquer seasonal allergies."

Lindsey presents We are not perfect.... posted at Enjoying Healthy Foods, saying, "Last weekend we went to visit family in Chicago. We have not visited family since starting Paleo. The trip was challenging and ended up being a big splurge weekend and I am paying for it still. Grains and Dairy do not agree with me and my belly. Thank you again Paleo for showing how much I need you!"

Kerri Heffel presents scallops picatta posted at the functional foodie, saying, "after a few weeks off... let the blogging continue!"

Josephine Svendblad presents Cubed Pork Shoulder in Sauerkraut posted at Nutty Kitchen, saying, "This is a traditional dish from the “old country” – Austria. Since my mom is here she’s been busy cooking various delicious oldies such as this recipe from my grandma."

Primal Commuter presents Deaf By Choice? posted at The Primal Commuter, saying, "Fitness isn't just about diet and exercise and the body. It is about the mind and its health as well. Silence and meditation can nurture peace of mind. And while "silence is golden", it doesn't have to be the result impaired hearing."

Laurie Donaldson presents Chicken Broth to Soup 1-2-3 posted at Food for Primal Thought, saying, "Because you know the cold weather is going to return..."

Patty Strilaeff presents Ham Hocks and Kale, and a Few Tidbits. posted at following my nose....

Ray Sylvester presents I'll Regret (Not Doing) This When I?m 80 posted at chowza, saying, "When my company announced a series of diet-focused seminars, I was tempted to show up and throw a wrench into things..."
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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