Friday, March 23, 2012

The Paleo Rodeo #103

By Diana Hsieh

We're BAAAAACK! 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:
Diana Hsieh presents Two Cookbooks: Well Fed and The Healthy Gluten-Free Life posted at NoodleFood, saying, "Here's my quick review of the new paleo cookbook Well Fed and the paleo-ish cookbook The Healthy Gluten-Free Life."

Kelly Fitzsimmons presents Paleo Lunch Recipes - Dining in Stone Age Style posted at Weight Loss Ninja, saying, "This article give some Paleo-styled lunch ideas for people on the go!"

Jennifer Hunt presents 7 MovNat Lessons from an Uncoordinated Stay-at-Home Mom posted at Vibrant. Sexy. Strong., saying, "How MovNat changed my paradigm about fitness, motherhood, and body image."

Ruth presents Rethinking Antiperspirant posted at Ruth's Real Food, saying, "Antiperpirants have evolved from a means to an end (stopping us from smelling) to an end in itself. But are the chemicals potentially harmful, and is antiperspirant a necessity for everyone every day?"

Health Freak Eddy presents The Myth of a Varied Diet posted at Health Freak Revolution, saying, "Is this some conventional wisdom that got passed you? How varied does your diet need to be?"

Fatisfied presents Mini Exertions posted at Free Your Fat, saying, "... quick and quirky, easy to recover from yet effective at maintaining and improving lean body mass, strength, and coordination"

Peggy Emch presents How to Make Collagen Rich Bone Broth posted at The Primal Parent, saying, "Bone broth is amazing! It's a shame that Americans have taken to throwing out the bones (and collagen rich skin) and dully feasting on the dry ol' chicken breast. Maybe, just maybe that's why cellulite, wrinkles, and stretch marks plague the majority of American women these days. Well, it's a bit more complicated than that, but the lack of collagen in the diet certainly plays a role. Check out my super simple recipe for health and beauty. It takes me under 10 minutes to prepare."

Kerri presents mexican slaw posted at the functional foodie, saying, "With all this nice weather we've been having in the Northeast, why not try this summery salad? Top it with grilled chicken, steak tips or just serve it straight up!"

Paleo Parents presents Release the beast: Eat Like a Dinosaur is officially released! posted at Paleo Parents, saying, "Our new book, Eat Like a Dinosaur has been officially released! If you're trying to convert your children to a paleo lifestyle, or even just trying to get them to be excited about healthier foods, we have written the book for you! Check out a preview and read the reviews!"

Angie presents Honey Carrot Muffins posted at Angie's Suburban Oasis, saying, "Looking for a way to get more veggies into your treats? Try these Honey Carrot muffins! Although I used carrot puree, you could use sweet potato, butternut squash, applesauce or many other fruit/veggie combos to achieve the same yummy results."

The Cavegirls presents Roasted Broccoli and Onions with Bacon posted at Northwest Cavegirls, saying, "OMGosh this dish, be it lunch, brunch or a side to accompany meat is delicious. We are HUGE fans of broccoli in our house SO with the added plus of bacon, which makes everything better right?!... it HAS to be a recipe for SUCCESS!"

Beth Mazur presents Robb Wolf on Kruse and divisiveness posted at Weight Maven, saying, "Robb's call for respect and decorum in the paleosphere pre-dates the apparent love-fest at PaleoFX, but it may be worth repeating."

Meghan Little & Angel Torres presents Corned Beef & Cabbage posted at Corned Beef & Cabbage, saying, "Our Corned Beef and Cabbage isn't just for St. Patrick's Day! We love the flavor, but the sweetest part is that this recipe is really very simple! Just soak and simmer for a delicious meal! Try this and more at www.paleoeffect.com!"

Marisa Behan presents Eat Like A Dinosaur Book Review posted at Primal Pearls.

Mark presents What I Eat posted at lowcarblearning.com, saying, "If keeping a food journal or pre-planned menus work for you, then go for it. But, for me, I never did that. I guess I approached weight loss a little less organized than some but, in my opinion, more realistic for the long-term. Here are the key things I've done to lose the ~65 pounds and maintain that loss successfully (so far, without any major effort)..."

Jedha presents Meal Planning Ideas posted at Paleo Diet Blog, saying, "I lead you through the process I use every week to plan my paleo diet meals."

Nell Stephenson presents Completely Paleo? Or...Mostly? posted at Paleoista Lifestyle Blog, saying, "Can you be partly Paleo?"

Riki Shore presents Asian Beef Braise posted at Three Squares, saying, "Cinnamon, star anise and Szechwan peppercorns spice up an easy braised. Using the slow cooker, it's a perfect weeknight meal."

Neely Quinn presents Let's All Stop Freaking Out About Carbs posted at Paleo Plan, saying, "The recent craze about ultra low carb Paleo being optimal has gotten out of hand."

Nancy Atwell presents Weekly Update #1: Am I Training for Maintenance or Relapse? posted at Eating Modern Foods with an Ancestral View, saying, "I am taking a break from my usual weight-loss mode in order to practice maintenance, otherwise known as "real life.""

Patty presents Strilaeff posted at Corned Beef - Paleo Style, saying, "I broke all the rules with this St. Patrick's Day meal, but who cares because corned beef isn't very Irish to start with, and apparently, neither was St. Patrick. "

Joe Lindley presents Confronting the Crisis in Nutrition posted at Craving Sugar, saying, "A significant conference occurred last week in which a session was conducted on the Crisis in Nutrition. The conference, conducted by the Office of Research Integrity in Washington DC, was held March 15th, 2012 and included presentations from 3 representatives from our low carb/paleo community. In these presentations, our representatives, under the leadership of Richard David Feinman, PhD, SUNY Downstate University of NY, directly confronting the government on what we see as a Crisis in Nutrition."
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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