Friday, July 01, 2011

The Paleo Rodeo #067

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:
Peggy Emch presents Paleo Kids - Combating Outside Influences posted at The Primal Parent, saying, "Family, school meals, and a kid's environment can all impact their willingness to follow the paleo diet. In this week's post I explain how I have dealt with the pressures of modern primal living."

Benjamin Skipper presents Chocolate Review: Green & Black's 60% Hazelnut & Currant posted at Musing Aloud, saying, "I'm not much a fan of hazelnuts, but they come off very well with the raisin-y tones of currants."

Diana Hsieh presents Vegan Power? posted at NoodleFood, saying, "I don't think so..."

Dr. John presents Becoming Paleo, Part 3: Breaking the Anxiety Barrier posted at Paleoterran, saying, "In this part of his series on overcoming his poor-eating habits and switching to the Paleo Diet, John Michael begins his investigation of the anxiety that coerces him into eating industrial foods."

Todd Dosenberry presents 3 Green Paleo Smoothie Recipes posted at Toad's Primal Journey, saying, "These 3 green paleo smoothie recipes all contain spinach. Feel free to ditch the spinach if you are not a fan of greens in your smoothies. All are awesome and oh so healthy! Enjoy!"

Logan Marshall presents 6 Ways to Make Your Life Harder (and Vibrantly Healthy) posted at Wild Movement.

Tara Grant presents Primal Exercise: you'd be surprised how little you actually have to do posted at Primal Living, saying, "A post for the elliptical monkeys, the cardio queens and those of us that want to tell them to get off the treadmill and out into the sunshine. :)"

Nell Stephenson presents What's It Like To Go Paleo? Follow Along... posted at TrainWithNellie.

Sara Bukowski presents Healthy Meal Plans for the Week of June 26th posted at Healthy Meal Plans.

Havard presents Food as medicine posted at Courageous Mind, saying, "Before humans thought they could improve on anything in nature with chemistry and intellect, our food was our medicine. We've lost this connection with our health and food, and instead we are fed an enormous array of medications. I believe that the answer to many of our modern diseases can be found in our modern diets."

Kris presents Are bananas good for you, or bad? Banana nutrition facts posted at Kris Health Blog, saying, "Are you wondering are bananas good for you? Well, this article will give you the answer, along with the primary banana nutrition facts that affect our health"

Tony Federico presents Counting Calories Doesn't Add Up posted at FED - Fitness in an Evolutionary Direction, saying, "My mass building experiment pitted carbs against fat in an effort to gain weight. Guess who won?"

David Csonka presents Eat Till Full, Not Till Exploding posted at Naturally Engineered.

Meghan Little presents Fluffy Paleo Bread posted at Paleo Effect, saying, "Just like real bread! Fluffy and delicious, this bread has the same taste and texture as a wheat bread. Great for sandwiches or making crudites! Try this and more at!"

Laurie Donaldson presents These Ain't My Mama's Fried Tomatoes... posted at Food for Primal Thought, saying, "Fried paleo tomatoes? Oh yes!"

Mike Fout / New Renaissance presents n=1; The Paleo-Libertarian Connection posted at Every Day A New Adventure, saying, "n=1 is freedom."

Lauren presents Broccoli, Cauliflower, and Bacon Salad posted at Raspberry & Coconut, saying, "I made this “salad” for our Fathers’ Day cookout- it’s an old family recipe and my dad’s favorite vegetable-delivery method. It's great for a picnic and even better if you make it ahead of time!"

Pepper Ruper presents Liberating developments and forward motion posted at Paleo Pepper, saying, "In this post I share some great paleo sucesses, recent developments in my life, and explanations for my current and future decreased participation in the paleosphere."

Stacy Toth presents Our Unsmothered Kids posted at Paleo Parents, saying, "A post on raising children to be independent in the paleo framework."

Rafael presents Basic Principles of Traditional Diets (that you should follow if you want to be in good health) posted at Optimal Health Source.

Amy Kubal presents Getting Back on the Boat – How to Recover From a Paleo Fall-Out posted at Robb Wolf, saying, "This week I did a guest post for Robb Wolf. It's all about recovering from a 'slip'."

Rational Jenn presents Have WOD, Will Travel posted at Rational Jenn, saying, "Keeping up with CrossFit while on a long road trip!"

Meghan Little / Angel Torres presents Whitefish Ceviche posted at Paleo Effect, saying, "An amazing summer breeze with this new Paleo Ceviche Recipe from your friends @"

Dustin Sharp presents Summer Veggies posted at Paleo Vélo, saying, "Not sure what it is, but I can’t seem to get enough broiled veggies these days. Olive oil, salt, 10 minutes, and you have summer time perfection."

Kara presents Emergency Preparedness for the Primal Home Part 1- Why Prepare? posted at The Primal Home, saying, "This link is to part one. Please be sure to follow the link at the bottom of the page for part 2."

Megh presents Making Ghee in a Crockpot posted at Yolks, Kefir, and Gristle, saying, "It's just so easy!!"

Megh presents Family, Judgment, Gratitude posted at Yolks, Kefir, and Gristle, saying, "Sometimes it’s really hard to know and believe what I believe, and believe that what I know is true, at least an approximation of true, for myself and for most people, in terms of food, nutrition, and health."

Peggy Emch presents Credence to the Paleo Movement ? Bad Press, 500 Blogs, and the Paleo Magazine posted at The Primal Parent.

Dustin Baxley presents Four Solid Veggie Recipes posted at eating and other stuff., saying, "We all need some more cauliflower dishes in our lives."

Crystal Meadows presents Summer Paleo Challenge posted at Against the Grain, saying, "Lean out, get strong, and feel great this summer with an eight-week Paleo Challenge!"

Paul Jaminet presents Homemade Kimchi posted at Perfect Health Diet, saying, "This is our recipe for homemade kimchi. It tastes great and helps improve your gut flora!"

Karen Phelps presents To All My Homies Fighting the Weight Loss Battle posted at The Paleo Periodical, saying, "A love letter to all of those faithfully following the Paleo plan and not getting the results they want."
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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