Friday, October 28, 2011

The Paleo Rodeo #084

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:
Angie presents Paleo/Primal Breads posted at Angie's Suburban Oasis, saying, "Here are a couple recipes for Paleo bread using almond flour and coconut flour. I went a little crazy with one recipe and added a ton of veggies to it as well!"

Benjamin Skipper presents The Tea Room 60% Green Earl Grey posted at Capital Bean, saying, "Mmm, tea in a bar."

Nell Stephenson presents Smoothies Without Protein Powder? posted at TrainWithNellie.

Suz Robinson presents Diabetic Sweets posted at The Paleo Network, saying, "The sweets being marketed to diabetics as an alternative to spinach or almonds"

Dustin Baxley presents 10 Tips to Make You a Better Cook posted at eating and other stuff., saying, "Takin' it back to basics this week!"

Tara Grant presents Primalgirl Talks: Robb Wolf at the AHS posted at Primal Living, saying, "I recently sat down with Robb Wolf at the Ancestral Health Symposium in Los Angeles and asked him a few questions. Although I was extremely nervous to be in the presence of greatness, Robb is very easy to talk to - and since he talks a lot for a living, he mostly carried the conversation."

Peggy Emch presents When Good Health Destroys a Perfectly Decent Marriage posted at The Primal Parent, saying, "Going Paleo can be the miracle that saves a marriage, but sometimes - I'm guessing when there are more mental problems involved - getting healthy can be isolating."

Ruth Almon presents Ruth's Real Food: Headline: British Penises Disappearing posted at Ruth's Real Food, saying, "British penises are disappearing at an alarming rate. This can't be good."

Benjamin Skipper presents Safeway Select 72% Blueberry Almond posted at Capital Bean, saying, "A gem hidden at Tom Thumb. Blueberry lovers should definitely try this."

Stacy Toth presents Wildtree $50 Giveaway posted at Paleo Parents, saying, "Enter to win a $50 gift card from Wildtree! Enjoy all their fantastic and Paleo-Friendly products from their spice blends to their oils to their sauces! We recommend!"

Angie presents Paleo Pumpkin Pie posted at Angie's Suburban Oasis, saying, "Every year I host a Thanksgiving Pot luck for friends. But this year I'll be hosting Paleo Thanksgiving! This Paleo Pumpkin pie filling tastes just as good as the pumpkin pie my grandma used to make."

Tony Federico presents Caveman Cuisine: Caveman Eggs posted at FED - Fitness in an Evolutionary Direction, saying, "The earliest stone tools were thought to have been created so our ancestors could crack open bones for their marrow. Eggs too would have been gathered and eaten whenever possible. So, I thought why not cook eggs in bone marrow? The result was a deep earthiness that spoke to my archaic soul. I imagine a family gathered around a communal fire, dividing up the days hunt and harvest, eating with their hands and sharing stories of the past."

Eddy presents Cheat Meal?! posted at Health Freak Revolution, saying, "Let check our perspective on the cheat meal concept that's been thrown around these days. Is there a place for cheats?"

Dr. John presents Progression to Primal, Evolution Step III ~ You Have Arrived posted at Paleoterran, saying, "Leslie Why Reap on her major revelations on the road to Paleo/primal."

Vanessa presents Eating Dinosaurs posted at Healthy Living How To.

Paul Jaminet presents Local Farming and The Fight for Quality Food posted at Perfect Health Diet, saying, "In this post, I share pictures from a visit to a local farm and touch on a few issues with our current food production system."

Amy Kubal presents Make the Most of the 'Off-season' posted at Robb Wolf, saying, "Don't let the season change throw you 'off'!!"

Meghan Little / Angel Torres presents Paleo Chilaquiles posted at Paleo Effect, saying, "Mexico Lindo y Querido! Enjoy this amazing Mexican Recipe based on one of the most celebrated recipes through authentic mexican cuisine. 100% Paleo Effect Approved!"

Riki Shore presents Kitchen Thrift: Kombu Dashi, Japanese Fish Stock posted at Three Squares, saying, "Kombu dashi brings the best of umami flavors and superior nutrition to a Paleo diet. Try this economical and versatile stock - it's super easy to make."

Robin presents Everymom To Ironmom: Kitchen Makeover, Paleo Style posted at Everymom To Ironmom, saying, "Why have wheat-altering appliances like toasters taking up valuable kitchen counter space? I gave my kitchen a Paleo Makeover this week and I'm loving it!"

Jennifer Hunt presents When Paleo Isn't Enough posted at Vibrant Sexy Strong, saying, "Paleo has treated digestion, PCOS, autism, and lactose intolerance for our family. But we still have a long way to go."

Joe Lindley presents The Trouble with Fructose: a Darwinian Perspective - Robert Lustig, MD posted at Stop Craving Sugar with a Low Carb Diet Plan or Paleo Diet Plan, saying, "Dr. Lustig is a well-known critic of sugar and particularly fructose.This article covers a unique perspective he presented at the Ancestral Health Symposium - a reason why seasonal consumption of fruit by our ancestors could have been part of the reason fructose is so fattening."

Laurie Donaldson presents List of Gluten-Free Foods posted at Food for Primal Thought, saying, "Probably going to catch paleo-hell for this, but sometimes people need to wade in slowly..."

Havard presents Health benefits of pomegranate posted at Courageous Mind, saying, "Pomegranate has some truly amazing health benefits."
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:
Enjoy!

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