Friday, March 18, 2011

The Paleo Rodeo #052

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' 72% Coexist Toffee Pieces posted at Musing Aloud, saying, "I thought I'd give Endangered Species' toffee pieces a try since I was disappointed in the bar, and this has not been a disappointing treat."

Jeff Callahan presents The 4 Most Dangerous Types of Weight Loss Supplements posted at How to Die Young, saying, "Why you should avoid weight loss supplements if you are involved in a paleo lifestyle and have long term weight loss goals."

Marisa presents Lam-a-Lamba GrokBalls posted at Primal Pearls, saying, "A wonderful recipe for lamb meatballs, donated to the blog by my mother! They say everything tastes better when Mom makes it!"

Tyler presents A Secret to Success - In Anything posted at Evolutionary Health Systems, saying, "Elegantly simply and amazing results. Always keep this in mind when your trying to achieve a goal."

Wenchypoo presents "Look Ma--No Grains!" Meat Loaf Pizza posted at Wisdom From Wenchypoo's Mental Wastebasket, saying, "There's a Thanksgiving leftover version at the bottom--just ignore it (it contains stuffing and potatoes). I originally wrote it for frugal people and Celiacs trying to figure out how to put Thanksgiving leftovers to creative use."

Wenchypoo presents Grow Your Own Shiitake Mushrooms posted at Wisdom From Wenchypoo's Mental Wastebasket, saying, "An article originally from the Christian Science monitor with my tips on doing it frugally."

Todd Dosenberry presents Primal Protein Blueberry Coconut Smoothie Recipe posted at Toad's Primal Journey, saying, "Simple smoothie recipe. It includes whey but is great for post-workout!"

Patty Pittman presents Eating Out Primal ~ Brazilian Steak House posted at Primal 30 Day Challenge, saying, "Eating out at restaurants, for someone who wants to eat Primal, can be come difficult and sometimes require one to be creative. When visiting a Brazilian Steak House, specifically Gauchos Brazilian Steak House in Portland, Maine, there is no creativity required."

Kris presents Calculating calories for weight loss – The solution? posted at Kris Health Blog, saying, "An article displaying doubt about how calculating calories for weight loss is probably not the right solution to the obesity epidemic."

Ravi presents Get Stupid & Get Cancer in Convenient, BPA-lined-Hormone-Disrupting Can posted at DaiaSolGaia, saying, "Although never an addict (happily), i did use to keep this canned crap around the house for the occasional sugar-jolt - well, NO MORE..."

Michelle Tram presents The Psychology of a Max Effort Attempt posted at Project Swole - A Conditioning, Weightlifting, and Nutrition Blog, saying, "Find out how mental exercises can help you gain muscle strength for your next work out!"

Amy Kubal presents Buying Meat On A Budget posted at Fuel As Rx, saying, "No more excuses! Eating meat doesn't have to cost a fortune!"

Tara Grant presents What To Do When You Cheat posted at Primal Living, saying, "Advice for those of you that have strayed, or cheated way too much lately, and are looking to get back on the Primal/Paleo Path."

Dustin Sharp presents Bringing the Modern World and Paleo Principles Together Through Cycling posted at Paleo Vélo.

Julia Campbell presents sweet potato and sausage shepherd's pie posted at the crankin' kitchen!, saying, "This recipe is a fun twist on traditional Shepherd's Pie. Make it for St. Patrick's Day!"

Primal Kitchen's Family Grokumentarian presents Is Ron Swanson of NBC's Parks and Recreation Secretly Primal / Paleo? posted at Primal Kitchen: A Family Grokumentary, saying, "I am slowly beginning to suspect that one of my current favorite TV characters, Ron Swanson, may secretly be primal or paleo. The evidence is presented for your consideration!"

Patty Strilaeff presents One Month, and Still No Cupcakes! posted at following my nose....

Nell Stephenson presents A New Challenge - Paleo In A Feeding Tube posted at TrainWithNellie.

Kate Yoak presents Poo-less hair: troubleshooting posted at Cave Kitchen, saying, "An update on 'pooless hair. Having ditched shampoo and conditioner many months ago and ran into a stumbling block. Finally, I learned how to get my hair really clean and keep it healthy."

J. Stanton presents "Live Now, Live Later": Paleo Diet, Paleo Life posted at GNOLLS.ORG, saying, "I reject the false dichotomy that we must be either sybarites (“Live now, pay later”) or self-flagellants (“Pay now, live later”). I propose a more accurate and joyous maxim for the paleo movement."

Lindsey presents Sun-dried Tomato Chicken and Squash Casserole posted at Enjoying Healthy Foods, saying, "I love searching blogs, when I have some spare time. I love finding a good recipe that can be adapted or transformed! Although this dish is not one of those, I instantly thought of things to add to this dish!"

M presents Paleo Eats: 3/14/11 posted at Nom Nom Paleo, saying, "I'm a night shift worker so I have to make dinner for the family before I leave AND I need to pack all my meals for work. Here's what a typical day of Paleo eats looks like on a work night."

Pepper Ruper presents Rats binge on pure fat, but escape with sanity in tact posted at Paleo Pepper, saying, "Animal models here show that it's pleasurable to binge on fat, and possible to condition a response to fat bingeing, but that only carbohydrate foods induce withdrawal symptoms."

NJ Paleo Girl presents Got Calcium? posted at NJ Paleo Girl.

Laurie Donaldson presents Weekly Menu Two posted at Food for Primal Thought, saying, "Another weekly paleo/primal menu based on the great minds of paleo."

Beth Mazur presents Chris Kresser & Robb Wolf on omega 3s posted at Weight Maven, saying, "this is a transcript of Chris and Robb's podcast comments about omega 3 supplementation. If you're taking lots of fish oil pills, this one's for you!"

Amanda presents My Personal Paleo Diet Results posted at Primal Fed.

Travis Schefcik presents Sugar Suicide (video) posted at Uncommon Wellness.

Joe Berne presents Is The Training Lifestyle Selfish? posted at Karate Conditioning, saying, "If you ever feel selfish for spending your time and money investing in your fitness, read this. If you don't, read it anyway, and make your spouse read it."

Logan Marshall presents Moving Meditation: Sprinting Into Stillness posted at Wild Movement.

Kerri Heffel presents "We gain the strength of the temptation we resist." -Ralph Waldo Emerson posted at the functional foodie, saying, "Don't let temptation get between you and your goals."

Melissa "Melicious" Joulwan presents Lemony Spinach (a la TMJ) posted at The Clothes Make The Girl, saying, "Sometimes the simplest recipes have the best flavors... lemon, onion, olive oil, and spinach... yum!"

Nicole Markee - Astrogirl presents An Opportunity Missed posted at Astrogirl.

Dr. John presents Yoga: Correcting the Sedentary Lifestyle posted at Paleoterran, saying, "Modern Postural Yoga is for those who want to enjoy the discipline’s remarkable health benefits without the other components of traditional yoga."

Frank Hagan presents Conquer Diabetes and Prediabetes posted at Low Carb Age, saying, "Dr. Parker's new book is a mash-up of the low carb / paleo lifestyle and traditional Mediterranean diet. Can this possibly work?"

Ryan presents St. Patty's Day - Paleo Style posted at The Urban Cave - Chicago, saying, "Surviving St. Patty's Day in Chicago."

Miranda Barzey presents Eliminating Life Long Eczema by Cutting Out Milk posted at Building Atlantis, saying, "How I finally got rid of my persistent eczema by eliminating milk from my diet."

Paul Jaminet presents Clam Chowder posted at Perfect Health Diet, saying, "This post offers our recipe for New England Clam Chowder. Enjoy!"
Many thanks to the PaleoBloggers who submitted to this edition of the The Paleo Rodeo! This blog carnival has plenty of room to grow! So 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.

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