Friday, November 22, 2013

The Paleo Rodeo #189

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:
Kevin Geary presents The 21 Day Habit Myth posted at The Rebooted Body, saying, "Everyone struggles with breaking habits and patterns and forming new ones. I refer to this as 'pattern paralysis." The conventional wisdom that it takes 21 days to establish a new habit is way off. In this article I discuss the 21 day myth, where habits and patterns come from, and give clear action steps on how to break through pattern paralysis."

Ruth presents 5 Reasons You Should Make Your Own Yogurt (and a bonus reason) posted at Paleo Diet Basics, saying, "Do you want a good reason to make your own yogurt? I've got 5 good reasons (and a bonus reason)."

Kris Gunnars presents 10 Myths Within The Low-Carb Community posted at Authority Nutrition, saying, "Group thinking can lead to a distorted view of the science and many myths get passed around as fact. These 10 myths are common among low-carbers."

Eileen Laird presents 75 Paleo AIP Thanksgiving Recipes posted at Phoenix Helix, saying, "When you’re on a healing diet, the traditional holiday foods go through a transformation. Some people see it as a cause for grief. I see it as a cause to celebrate! Look at these amazingly delicious and healing recipes! Food has never tasted so good."

Jennifer Brand, aka Alliefitfoodie presents Simply simple paleo macaroons posted at Alliefitfoodie, saying, "I grew up on macaroons. They were always one of my favorites. Super sweet, coconut-y, gooey-ness that sticks to your fingers when you hold it in preparation for plowing it into your mouth to savor that amaze balls flavor. You know those French style macaroons that look like sandwich cookies? That’s not what I’m talking about. I’m talking about the kind you can find at a good [Jewish] deli. The kind you eat for Passover. Yeah, those are the ones. Here's my paleo take on them!"

Sabine presents Best Low Carb/Paleo bread recipe posted at Cave Food Kitchen, saying, "After many experiments, this is my best bread creation ever!"

Meghan Little and Angel Ayala Torres presents A Paleo Lifestyle Thanksgiving! posted at Paleo Effect, saying, "We're starting the weekend off right with our Thanksgiving roundup! What better way to start planning for the greatest holiday of the year by getting all of your ideas from one place?! No easier way to get everything from Coconut Curried Butternut Squash Soup to Pumpkin Creme Brûlée to 'Buttered" Pecan Ice Cream to Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Cranberries! From our home to yours, Happy Thanksgiving!"

Neely Quinn presents Sneak Peek at New Paleo Restaurant's Recipes (Recipe Inside) posted at Paleo Plan, saying, "Blooming Beets is a new Paleo restaurant that's opening up in Boulder, Colorado! Check out one of the recipes they'll have in their restaurant."

Nell Stephenson presents A Paleo Guest at a Non Paleo Thanksgiving? posted at Paleoista, by Nell Stephenson, saying, "Paleo expert Nell Stephenson offers tips for staying Paleo at a non Paleo Thanksgivin."

Tarah presents Paleo Veggie and Bacon Breakfast Pizza posted at What I Gather, saying, "A delicious paleo pizza with an egg 'crust" and shredded yellow squash "cheese"! I used mushrooms, peppers and bacon, but you can use any combination of meat and veggies that you have on hand!"

Sam presents Maple Chai Scones posted at Maple Chai Scones , saying, "Moist chai scones with a maple glaze."

Sabine presents Top 10 Holiday gift ideas posted at Cave Food Kitchen, saying, "Some great suggestions for the holiday season!"

Melissa Joulwan presents My Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes posted at The Clothes Make The Girl, saying, "All of these recipes are paleo and all but the desserts are Whole30 approved. Have a happy Thanksgiving!"

Diane Sanfilippo presents FAQ: How do I treat (or prevent) a cold or flu naturally? [with video] posted at Balanced Bites, saying, "This week we have an awesome post with 10 easy, and paleo, ways to treat a cold or the flu naturally! Plus a bonus video!"

Diana presents Autoimmune Paleo Protocol (AIP) Update — 2 Months posted at Chronic Chic, saying, "Here's my latest update on how the AIP is going for me so far."

Laura P presents Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting (Grain-Free, Honey-Sweetened) posted at Rising Moon Nutrition, saying, "Perfect for a holiday gathering or even just a chilly night at home, these grain-free and honey-sweetened cupcakes are absolutely delicious...and a breeze to make!! Your guests will love you for serving these at your party!!"
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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