Friday, June 03, 2011

The Paleo Rodeo #063

By Unknown

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:
Josephine Svendblad presents Cuban Ground Beef - Picadillo de carne posted at Nutty Kitchen.

Tony Federico presents 2011 Citrus Tour - A Race to Fight MS posted at FED - Fitness in an Evolutionary Direction, saying, "An an amazing experience that I will not soon forget."

Angie presents Beef and veggie Bolognese posted at Angie's Suburban Oasis, saying, "I recently bought 1/4 of a grass-fed cow and have been working on some ground beef recipes. This one uses veggies and some prepared tomato sauce and salsa to give the ground beef some kick!"

Benjamin Skipper presents Chocolate Review: Green & Black's 55% Maya Gold posted at Musing Aloud, saying, "Maya Gold is one of Green & Black's signature products, and I can see why. It's a good thing I've loosened my review standards a little bit, otherwise delectable experiences like these would be missed out on."

Rafael presents Can We Be Immortals? posted at Optimal Health Source, saying, "ndiier running"

Todd Dosenberry presents If You Could Only Live On 7 Foods, What Would They Be? posted at Toad's Primal Journey, saying, "Challenge yourself! Lose your brain. Imagine yourself out in the wild, if you could only choose 7 foods to survive on, and preferably THRIVE on, what would they be?! Leave a comment in the post with your answer. I tell you my list within the blog post."

Amy Kubal presents Taking the Plunge... posted at Fuel As Rx, saying, "Sometimes you just have to "Jump In" and "Test the Waters""

Melissa "Melicious" Joulwan presents Review: Rocky Mountain Organic Meats posted at theclothesmakethegirl, saying, "I was blown away by the tastiesthess and tenderness of the meat from Rocky Mountain Organic Meats. Best grassfed, organic beef I've ever eaten."

Dustin Sharp presents Learning to Like Liver . . . the Sequel posted at Paleo Vélo, saying, "Liverwurst might be the best friend of non-liver lovers."

Meghan Little presents Sweet & Spicy BBQ Sauce posted at Paleo Effect, saying, "This BBQ sauce is sweet and spicy with a hint of Asian-inspired zing! Check us out at for more recipes!"

Julia Campbell presents jamaican jerk chicken posted at the crankin' kitchen!, saying, "If you're going to grill this weekend, you should absolutely try out this traditional Jamaican jerk chicken."

Nell Stephenson presents Is 'Gluten-Free' Going The Way of 'Low-Fat'? posted at TrainWithNellie.

Pepper Ruper presents Complete introductory archives: ~250 posts posted at Paleo Pepper, saying, "Last week I set up an archive of 120 posts. I missed some crucial topics. Here's the "complete" 250 reasons to consider an evolutionary diet."

Samantha presents RAWR. posted at RAWR.

Rafael presents Calories Density Causes Obesity? posted at Optimal Health Source.

Peggy Emch presents Intermittent Fasting - Is It Safe For Children? posted at The Primal Parent, saying, "When kids forget to eat or feel like skipping a meal, parents should let them. Little breaks from food is good for children too."

Kerri Heffel presents paleo spouses and relationships posted at the functional foodie, saying, "My experiences with a paleo household and adaptation for my other half."

Kris presents Paleo diet for diabetic patients posted at Kris Health Blog, saying, "How the paleo diet compares with the commonly prescribed diet for diabetic patients, with some proof that the paleo diet carries a huge advantage."

NJ Paleo Girl presents Scratch that... posted at Erin, saying, "I’m only 5 weeks along.

I am totally bummed out! I have been FEELING pregnant for what seems like months now and really it’s only been 3-4 weeks? How can that be!?"

Dr. John presents Paleo Foods: Andean Fruits posted at Paleoterran, saying, "In South America, the cherimoya, aguaymanto and plantain provide Paleo fruit variety."

Stacy Toth presents How Paleo Saved Daynah posted at Paleo Parents, saying, "Our friend's health improved a thousand percent due to a change to the Paleo diet."

Angie presents Sausage and Shrimp Jambalaya posted at Angie's Suburban Oasis, saying, "A paleo twist on traditional Jambalaya using zucchini noodles or cauliflower rice along with sausage, shrimp and veggies to make a spicy one dish meal."

Patrik presents Finally, what is all about. posted at

Meghan Little / Angel Torres presents French Salad Dressing posted at Paleo Effect, saying, "This amazing Paleo Salad Dressing is still my top choice when it comes to Salad Dressings. It's texture is just perfect and with the Organic Bacon flakes it just makes a killer out of any salad in a good Paleo Way!"

Ute presents The Case of the Incredibly Shrinking Shady Lady posted at Such Lovely Freckles.

Frank Hagan presents Mass Media Acceptance posted at Low Carb Age, saying, "A new study testing the differences in vascular function for people on low carb and low fat diets shows no difference between the two. But the media misrepresents what the study actually says."

Logan Marshall presents What if Life Was Easy? posted at Wild Movement.

Tony Federico presents Food for Thought by Jamie Fellrath posted at FED - Fitness in an Evolutionary Direction, saying, "This guest post by Jamie Fellrath (of the Paleo Mental blog) discusses the importance of the brain part of the brain-gut connection."

Laurie Donaldson presents Food for Primal Thought: 31 Days of Primality posted at Food for Primal Thought, saying, "Starting to incorporate more exercise in June."

Paul Jaminet presents Thoughts on Obesity Inspired by Stephan posted at Perfect Health Diet, saying, "Stephan Guyenet has been teaching us about food reward and obesity, and I thought I'd place his ideas in a larger context and offer my perspective on causes and cures for obesity."

Joe Berne presents 9 Steps of Paleo Adoption posted at Karate Conditioning, saying, "Adopting a paleo diet is a staged process - like mourning or falling in love. Which stage are you at?"

Robin presents Paleo Parenting Is Not Always Paleo Purist posted at Everymom To Ironmom, saying, "Cooking Paleo for yourself is one thing, but enticing your family to do it is another. Sometimes substituting, sometimes compromising, sometimes being creative, here's how we turned a summertime meal into a pretty paleo feast."

Josephine Svendblad presents Indian Spiced Ground Pork and Okra posted at Nutty Kitchen, saying, "Check out Sir Tiger keeping us company."
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.

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

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