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:
Rafael B., PhD presents KFC Double Down sandwich This is NOT food posted at Eat Real Food, saying, "Do you think we can call this food?"Many thanks to the PaleoBloggers who submitted to this edition of the The Paleo Rodeo! We love new members! 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.
Danny J Albers presents What does "Paleo" actually mean? posted at Primal North, saying, "Scratching an 'itch" I have about the use of the term "paleo" and then the subsequent contexts that often get omitted as a result. My feeling is that many debates, and even misinformation, simply become redundant once the terminology is captured. This may help you best frame your answers when the individual asks "Is it paleo?"."
Elizabeth Leitch-Devlin presents Full Circle: The Futility of the Perfect Health Diet posted at Primal North, saying, "This is a guest post on Primal North by me (my blog being Mostly Meat Is What I Eat). 'Is eating the Perfect Health Diet like eating gluten-free pizza or even the government-made MyPyramid/MyPlate? The answer may shock you!"."
Meghan Little and Angel Ayala Torres presents Paleo Tomato and Crab Bisque, A Creamy, Seafood Soup posted at Paleo Effect, saying, "This Creamy Tomato and Crab Bisque has a rich tomato flavor, but doesn't overpower the crab. Perfect for a sandwich and lunch or a hearty seafood dinner night!"
Nell Stephenson presents Foods, Beverage Companies and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics posted at Paleoista, by Nell Stephenson, saying, "Nell Stephenson writes about how AND is endorsed by mainstream companies whose biggest interests lie in their pockets, despite the ill health their products cause."
Neely Quinn presents Is Agave Paleo? posted at Paleo Plan.
Suz Crawt presents Paleo Toothpaste Recipe posted at The Paleo Network, saying, "You're careful about that you eat - but what about how you clean your teeth? Just what is in shop bought toothpastes - and how can you make your own?"
Carmen Eat Joy presents Vanilla Custard Tarts for the Traditional Tart Lover posted at Carmen Eat Joy, saying, "The crust requires baking, but the inside doesn’t – and it contains the deliciously yummy, nutritious and satiating cacao butter to give it that extra – well - something. Awesomeness may be the word. I know that doesn’t sound overly modest but there you go."
Victoria Prince presents This Sh*t is Bananas posted at Principle into Practice, saying, "In the US, the word 'banana" is synonymous with the Cavendish banana, but other tasty variaties exist. As with so many things- variety is the spice of life!"
Wendy Schwartz presents Go Paleo! Food News and Reviews: Dog Treat Takedown posted at Go Paleo!, saying, "As you make Paleo-friendly food choices are you feeding your furry best friend the right kinds of treats? Go Paleo! examines the best and the worst in dog treats for optimum pet health."
Kris Gunnars presents Top 17 Low-Carb and Paleo Doctors With Blogs posted at Authority Nutrition, saying, "A list of the top 17 low-carb and paleo friendly medical doctors with their own blogs and websites, where they share their thoughts and expert opinions."
Melissa Bishop presents Your amazing lymphatic system: and how to help it keep you healthy posted at Paleo Connections, saying, "This is the first post of a series I wrote this week on the lymphatic system and how important it is in fighting off illness and keeping us healthy. Be sure to stop by so you can read eat post. I even include instructions on how to dry brush our bodies to stimulate the lymphatic system, tea and a recipe."
Ute presents The FastPaleo Top 100 of 2012 is now available posted at Grokette's Primal Musings, saying, "It's a community cookbook, featuring dozens of paleo bloggers and food enthusiasts. Highly recommend. :)."
Julie Campbell presents honey almond cake posted at the crankin' kitchen!, saying, "this delicious, whole-food cake is based on traditional Spanish recipes. made from eggs, honey, and almonds."
Meghan Little and Angel Ayala Torres presents Paleo Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies, A Dairy-Free, Grain-Free Dessert posted at Paleo Effect, saying, "These cookies are chewy, warm and full of delicious chocolate! We're planning on making these for our Game Day Celebration. Check out www.paleoeffect.com for more Game Day recipes!"
Chris Hiestand presents The Mental Side of Successfully Losing 200 Pounds posted at PrimalPal, saying, "Ever watch the show The Biggest Loser? I have. What is that separates the people who succeed from those who don't? Here are my notes from an interview of Bob Harper explaining how to lose weight and keep it off."
Michelle Norris presents A Spice For Life posted at Ancestral Momentum: Eclectic Kitchen Evolved, saying, "While helping my daughter 'stock" her spice rack, I realized others might need some help. You know – spices can get really pricey and for those just starting out on their cooking journey, there are some things to consider when determining what you absolutely need when just embarking on your tour of cooking."
Paul Jaminet presents Hilary Finch Hutler on How PHD Simplifies Cooking: Four Beef Variations posted at Perfect Health Diet, saying, "In a guest post, Portland chef Hilary Finch talks about PHD has simplified her home cooking and improved her health. She offers four very different and tasty dinners that can be made from a single pot roast."
Tarah presents January Paleo Pen Pals Roundup posted at What I Gather, saying, "A roundup of the tasty creations dreamed up by this month's group of Paleo Pen Pals!"
Kristopher Cleary presents Sit Your Way Out Of Constipation (Plus FREE Giveaway) posted at Real Constipation Remedies, saying, "Helping people overcome their constipation troubles with the wisdom and insights of tradition nutrition."
Finally, you can find all of the blogs of the PaleoBloggers on this continuously-updated list: