Friday, September 13, 2013

The Paleo Rodeo #179

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:
Kris Gunnars presents Top 13 Nutrition Lies That Made The World Sick and Fat posted at Authority Nutrition, saying, "Nutrition is full of all kinds of nonsense, even among health professionals. Here are the top 13 nutrition lies that have made the world both sick and fat."

Sabine presents Cissus Quadrangularis: The Superfood for your joints posted at Cave Food Kitchen, saying, "A must-read if you suffer from joint pain."

Sabine presents Eggplant Roast with Apricots posted at Cave Food Kitchen, saying, "A simple and delicious way to cook eggplant!"

Jennifer Brand, aka Alliefitfoodie presents A paleo love letter posted at Alliefitfoodie, saying, "A 'love letter" where I compare my paleo lifestyle to a significant other (and elude to the fact that paleo makes me happier than a boyfriend would :)). A fun piece where I talk about the benefits I've noticed since I started following the paleo lifestyle."

Jennifer Brand, aka Alliefitfoodie presents When worlds collide paleo-fied carrot cake cookies posted at Alliefitfoodie, saying, "This is a recipe I cooked up (pun intended) for carrot cake cookies. I also address the issue of people calling treats paleo. While the ingredients are paleo, there needs to be an understanding that a treat is still a treat! Paleo is not a diet or lifestyle that is based on paleo-fied treats. We need to educate people about this."

Meghan Little and Angel Ayala Torres presents Paleo Shrimp and Butternut Squash Yellow Curry, A Thai-Inspired Entrée posted at Paleo Effect, saying, "This Yellow Curry with Shrimp and Butternut Squash has just the right amount of sweet heat! Pescatarian and easily converted to Vegan, this one-pot meal is perfect for fall!"

Neely Quinn presents Our New Free Paleo Challenge Email Series posted at Paleo Plan, saying, "It makes me very happy that so many people are psyched to take the Paleo plunge, and get started. But… I understand that a lot of people have NO IDEA how to do a Paleo challenge on their own. So I created another tool to help guide you through a challenge!"

Nell Stephenson presents Gone Paleo And Gaining Weight? Often, An Easy Fix… posted at Paleoista, by Nell Stephenson, saying, "Paleo expert Nell Stephenson writes about some commonly made mistakes which might cause weight gain for those new to Paleo living."

Tarah presents Let's Celebrate National Breakfast Month - Healthy Style! posted at What I Gather, saying, "A collection of my favorite healthy breakfast meals!"

Laura P presents Real Food on a Budget posted at Rising Moon Nutrition, saying, "Does is seem like eating Real Food is too expensive on a limited budget? Here are five tips for keeping your food costs low, while still getting high quality, healthy foods. Everyone deserves to eat well!"

Eileen Laird presents Chicken Liver Fried "Rice" posted at Phoenix Helix, saying, "A lot of people are intimidated by the idea of eating organ meat, so I created a recipe for beginners. It includes chicken livers (mild in flavor, high in nutrition) with a delicious cauliflower rice."

Tara Grant presents Coconut Ghee Egg Spiced Chai Latte Recipe posted at PrimalGirl, saying, "A delicious twist on Bulletproof Coffee and Primal Egg Coffee. Spiced Chai Lattes, made with tea or coffee. Add some alcohol and you've got yourself a protein and fat-packed party."

Kevin Geary presents Five Ways Rebooting Your Body Can Make You Rich posted at The Rebooted Body, saying, "What I want this post to do is to shape your mindset — or at least begin to shape it — around the importance of healing emotional roadblocks, improving your body composition, and becoming objectively healthier and how those things affect your success with regard to your career path and financial freedom."

Victoria Prince presents A most excellent week posted at Principle into Practice, saying, "The week leading up to and including AHS was one for the books- nature, good food, quality socialization, and lots of good information!"

Meghanne Reburn presents Meg 'The Paleo Midwife's' Guide to Coffee, tea and other primal brews in pregnancy posted at CaveGirl Plus One, saying, "In Part 1 of this two part series, Meg 'The Paleo Midwife' talks about beneficial teas and teas that are best avoided during your Paleo pregnancy. Part 2 discusses the 'caffeine conundrum', should you still drink your green tea and bulletproof now that your pregnant?"

My Little Jar of Spices presents Fish Cakes with Spicy Tahini Aioli posted at My Little Jar of Spices, saying, "This paleo-friendly fish cake recipe comes from Jewish Sephardic culinary traditions of the Maghreb and is served with a spicy tahini aioli sauce that gives it fabulous Mediterranean flavor!"

Chris presents 10 Tips for Cooking with Coconut Flour posted at PrimalPal, saying, "Here are 10 simple tips for cooking with coconut flour. Coconut flour is healthy, versatile and gluten free. But it can be a bit tricky to work with. Use these tips to cook with coconut flour like a pro."
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.

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