Friday, October 07, 2011

The Paleo Rodeo #081

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 of the Rodeo 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:
Julie Sullivan Mayfield presents Paleo Comfort Foods: Big Winners and A New Recipe posted at Paleo Comfort Foods, saying, "Paleo Comfort Foods' take on the very popular Thai/Laotian Larb!"

Diana Hsieh presents SuperSlow Update: The First Sheet posted at NoodleFood, saying, "Here's my progress report after 16 weeks of SuperSlow weight training. I'm still nothing but pleased that I quit CrossFit!"

Todd Dosenberry presents 15 Paleo Smoothie Ingredients: The World's Best posted at Toad's Primal Journey, saying, "Do you love smoothies but are unsure how to make it paleo? This guide should help quite a bit. I discuss 15 of the world's best smoothie ingredients. With this you will be able to begin making spectacular smoothies. Enjoy!"

Peter Ballerstedt presents Is Grass Fed Beef Really "Rich in Omega 3s?" posted at Grass Based Health.

Tim Huntley presents Buying Meat on a Budget posted at My Athletic Life, saying, "Amy Kubal shares a guest post with tips for buying inexpensive cuts of meat."

Amy Kubal presents Robb's Angels Take on the American Dietetic Association Conference - Mission #1 posted at Robb Wolf, saying, "Paleo Dietitians at the ADA conference?!?!?!"

Meghan Little presents Paleo Blackened Salmon posted at Paleo Effect, saying, "This recipe for Blackened Salmon has a bold flavor, but doesn't overpower the fish. We like to pair this with our Spinach & Apple Salad, which will be coming out soon in our Paleo Salads edition."

Ruth Almon presents Ruth's Real Food: What's "THE" Cause of the Obesity Epidemic? posted at Ruth's Real Food, saying, "Here it is, folks, the answer you've all been waiting for. Envelope please. The cause of the obesity epidemic is...."

Frank Hagan presents Diet, Gene Expression and Diseases posted at Low Carb Age, saying, "A new study shows that the same diet the USDA recommends leads to increased activity in the genes responsible for chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer's and some forms of cancer. Reducing carbohydrate levels reverses the effect in days."

Tara presents Paleo Pumpkin Chai Tea Latte posted at The Foodie And The Family, saying, "It's pumpkin spice latte season! Don't give in to this sugary at the coffee shop when you can make a paleo version at home!"

Patty Strilaeff presents Roasted Banana Squash & Farmer Market Sass posted at following my nose....

Mark Siegrist presents Top 10 Controversial Low Carb Topics posted at Low Carb Learning.

Laurie Donaldson presents Quick Post-Workout Dinner posted at Food for Primal Thought, saying, "A quick supper after a workout."

Yael Grauer presents Book Review: Paleo Comfort Foods posted at Yael Writes, saying, "Paleo Comfort Foods is one of the newer Paleo cookbooks on the market--check out the review!"

Nell Stephenson presents Tomorrow's October 1st, and the BIG RACE is ONE WEEK AWAY posted at TrainWithNellie.

Suz Robinson presents Is Raw Milk Coming to Australia and New Zealand? posted at The Paleo Network, saying, "Are we getting closer to being allowed to buy raw milk?"

Megh presents Moroccan-spiced Chicken Thighs posted at Yolks, Kefir, and Gristle, saying, "This is a very similar recipe to my Easy Chicken Drumsticks in terms of technique (with the added skill of chopping a few things), but has a much bigger, more complex flavor. It's an excellent example of how high quality ingredients, mixed in somewhat unexpected combinations (at least for the average American palette), can yield truly spectacular results."

Megh presents Pickled Jalapenos posted at Yolks, Kefir, and Gristle, saying, "About a month or so ago we made over a gallon of (lacto-fermented) pickled jalapenos. Because who doesn't need a gallon of pickled jalapenos??"

presents Issues Facing Healthy Teenagers posted at Health Freak Revolution.

Stacy Toth presents Eat Like a Dinosaur: our gluten-free book for kids! posted at Paleo Parents, saying, "Presenting: Eat Like a Dinosaur a book written for kids transitioning to a Paleo diet!"

Kate Yoak presents Sunny side up luncheon posted at Cave Kitchen, saying, "I took a little break from Paleo - totally not worth it :-) Here is my first post back: yummy eggs for a hungry work-at-home mom, such as myself. (Dads & grads welcome!)"

Ross England presents Thinking Twice About Attacks on Artificial Sweeteners posted at Think Twice, saying, "I take a look a recent blog post on sweeteners, both artificial and natural, and present my thoughts on the widespread allegation that artificial sweeteners are damaging to health"

Julia Campbell presents braised red cabbage + german sausage posted at the crankin' kitchen!, saying, "Perfect for a crisp October day! Beautiful red cabbage and apples spiced with caraway, fennel, and allspice. Served with browned German sausage."

Robin presents My Escape From Vegetarianism posted at Everymom To Ironmom, saying, "Escaping from vegetarianism is as much an emotional journey as a physical, as much about your soul as it is about food. Here's my story."

Benjamin Skipper presents Green & Black's 60% Mint posted at Capital Bean, saying, "For your mint fulfillment needs."

Paul Jaminet presents Perspectives on Low-Carb, I: Dr. Kurt Harris posted at Perfect Health Diet, saying, "Jimmy Moore has organized a seminar on our diet; Dr Kurt Harris was the first to publish his response, and this is my commentary on Kurt's post."

Kristy A. presents DIY Food Adventure Menu: Breakfast, Bone Broth, and Gestational Diabetes posted at Feasting on Fitness, saying, "New at the blog: monitoring my blood sugar and eating real food breakfasts. Real food CAN be simple and delicious!"

Primal Kitchen's Family Grokumentarian presents A Month of New Things posted at Primal Kitchen: A Family Grokumentary, saying, "As a homebody creature of habit I am very rut-prone, but transitioning our family to a paleo way of life a year and a half ago has gotten me into more fresh experiences that I'd ever have anticipated."

Havard presents How I lost 70 pounds on the primal diet posted at Courageous Mind, saying, "I have lost over 70 pounds on the primal diet. This post explains exactly how I did it."
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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