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: Hachez 88% posted at Musing Aloud, saying, "Hachez is pretty intriguing. How does its darkest offering hold up?"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.
Todd Dosenberry presents Low Carb Chocolate Almond Smoothie posted at Toad's Primal Journey, saying, "This smoothie recipe is low carb due to the fact that it has 11 net carbs and less than 1 gram of fructose! Yes, it has stevia. I know some personally who has lost over 200 lbs via the primal/paleo lifestyle. Guess what? He is a stevia enthusiast - LOVES the stuff! Be inspired to use it!"
Havard presents Know your food posted at Courageous Mind, saying, "Why is it important to take control over what you eat? It can be frustrating to take control back over your own eating habits only to learn that you are still at the mercy of other people. This post offers some tips on how to take back control over your supply of vegetables."
Tim Huntley presents Pursuing Difficult if not Impossible Goals posted at Soil to Sustenance, saying, "My quest to run a sub-60 second 400 meter dash."
Meghan Little presents Sweet Potato Salad posted at Paleo Effect, saying, "This delicious Sweet Potato Salad is simply fail-safe - it can even be made the night before a big get-together! Pair it with our BBQ and Coleslaw for a delicious summer meal at www.paleoeffect.com."
Dr. John presents Becoming Paleo, Part 4: The Projections of Anxiety posted at Paleoterran, saying, "In this part of his series on overcoming his poor-eating habits and switching to the Paleo Diet, John Michael discusses in detail the projections of anxiety that drove him to eat industrial foods, and his discovery of the repressed health instinct that was animating them."
Nell Stephenson presents Paleo 4th of July posted at TrainWithNellie.
Sara Bukowski presents Eating Healthy: Meal Plans for the week of July 3rd posted at Healthy Meal Plans.
Robin S. presents No One Told Me That posted at Confessions of a Paleolithic Drama Queen, saying, "A humorous look at some of the more...unexpected...changes a paleo lifestyle may bring."
Tony Federico presents Primal Living on the American Plains posted at FED - Fitness in an Evolutionary Direction, saying, "The buffalo was the center of existence for the Comanche and it provided for all of their needs."
DebB presents 17 Minute Chicken Recipe posted at Increase Metabolism & Live Healthy, saying, "We all know "shake n' bake" but what about the healthier version "shake n' grill"!?"
Laurie Donaldson presents Zucchini Chips or How I Conquered My Zucchini Overload posted at Food for Primal Thought, saying, "How to handle large amounts of zucchini..."
Lauren presents Video- how to brew fizzy kombucha posted at Raspberry & Coconut, saying, "Learn how to brew your own kombucha at home!"
Patty Strilaeff presents Salmon with Blueberry Basil Salsa posted at following my nose..., saying, "A recipe and blue things from the garden!"
Megh presents Caramelized Onion Crisps posted at Yolks, Kefir, and Gristle, saying, "These things are almost better than candy, or cookies!"
Megh presents Dr. Raspberry, or how I learned to stop worrying and love fructose posted at Yolks, Kefir, and Gristle, saying, "'nuf said."
Kerri Heffel presents sesame and ginger grilled tuna steaks posted at the functional foodie, saying, "A quick and easy marinade for tuna steaks this summer!"
Paul Jaminet presents Serum Cholesterol Among African Hunter-Gatherers posted at Perfect Health Diet, saying, "Part 2 in a series checking out the claims of S Boyd Eaton and Loren Cordain that hunter-gatherers had very low serum cholesterol, and that this was healthy."
Amy Kubal presents Hello??? Anyone Out There??? posted at Fuel As Rx, saying, "Just when you thought I'd disappeared..."
Christian Wernstedt presents From My Sketchbook: Why Being "Free of Symptoms" is not Enough. posted at The VitalObjectives Blog, saying, "I discuss why persistent symptoms is the last sign to appear when a person's health has begun to go downhill, and hence why people who want to optimize health should view any sort of symptom more seriously."
Kara presents Blended Coffee Drink Recipe posted at The Primal Home.
Melissa "Melicious" Joulwan presents The Surprise of Grilled Okra posted at theclothesmakethegirl, saying, "I've never been a fan of okra, but since I charred it on the grill, I can't get enough."
Tara Grant presents Conventional Wisdom Conundrum posted at Primal Living, saying, "I need your help. I need to pass the NASM exam but am having problems with all the CW being thrown at me. How do I re-learn things that are wrong in order to pass a test that is arbitrary at best?!"
Peggy Emch presents An Unconventional Approach to PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) posted at The Primal Parent, saying, "Depression, acne, and a host of other symptoms are often a result of insulin resistance which can lead to PCOS. Sometimes the Primal diet is not enough to combat symptoms. I had to go to some pretty extreme measures to fight this condition."
Paleo Parents presents How just doing it can create some INCREDIBLE test results posted at Paleo Parents, saying, "How paleo helped solve so many health concerns."
Robin presents Traveling Paleo: Eating Well On the Road posted at Everymom To Ironmom, saying, "Nasty white-flour-laden hotel breakfasts can't derail a paleo eater if you get creative. Strategies for staying healthy on the road."
Finally, you can find all of the blogs of the PaleoBloggers on this continuously-updated list: