Friday, January 24, 2014

The Paleo Rodeo #198

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 8 Unhealthy Eating Triggers You Must Conquer For Sustainable Success posted at The Rebooted Body, saying, "It’s a mistake to believe that you just need to know what to eat and how to exercise. That information is important, but it’s not critical. The proof to support that statement is found in the countless number of people — both men and women — who have the right information and still fail. So what is it about then? Click to find out..."

Kevin Geary presents Food Restriction, Orthorexia, and The Overton Window posted at The Rebooted Body, saying, "Are you orthorexic because you want to avoid stuff that's not real food? Is 'food restriction" even a fair term? And what does The Overton Window have to do with all of this?"

Kris Gunnars presents Top 11 “Diet” Foods That Make You Fat Instead of Thin posted at Authority Nutrition, saying, "Nutrition is full of myths. What people believe is often the exact opposite of the truth. Here are 11 'diet" foods that are actually making people fatter."

Nell Stephenson presents Could We Just Add A Little Common Sense? posted at Paleoista, by Nell Stephenson, saying, "Paleo expert Nell Stephenson suggests we implement some simple common sense when we're considering all the (erroneous) hype about why Paleo is one of the worst diets."

Sabine presents Paleo Granola posted at Cave Food Kitchen, saying, "This is a great and easy recipe for real Paleo Granola clusters. Great for breakfast or as a snack!"

Sabine presents Rutabaga Fries posted at Cave Food Kitchen, saying, "Rutabaga is a fantastic alternative to white potato, and makes great fries!"

Sabine presents Eggplant Lasagna posted at Cave Food Kitchen, saying, "The taste comes from the seasoning of the meat, this eggplant lasagna is truly delicious and Whole30 approved!"

Eileen Laird presents Rainbow Chard with Bacon and Bone Broth posted at Phoenix Helix, saying, "Dr. Terry Wahls recommends we eat 3 cups of greens per day. Chard is full of anti-inflammatory, blood sugar regulating, bone strengthening, heart protective, brain supporting, and detoxifying compounds. You can see why it’s a medicinal food. With the right recipe, it’s also delicious."

Steve Kirsch presents Crockpot beef heart with bacon/soppressata stuffing posted at The Paleo Drummer, saying, "A revamped beef-heart recipe, with bacon/soppressata stuffing. Yes, it's very good."

Steve Kirsch presents CrossFit changed my life posted at The Paleo Drummer, saying, "I realized something recently: I joined a CrossFit gym back in 2010., and everything about my life – including paleo living – is better as a result."

Neely Quinn presents Paleo Sweeteners 101 posted at Paleo Plan, saying, "Are Paleo sweeteners really Paleo? And which ones are best?"

Meghan Little and Angel Ayala Torres presents Paleo Watercress and Apple Salad, A Light and Healthy Entrée posted at Paleo Effect, saying, "We love salads, but we also love variety. This watercress salad is tart and sweet with a light dressing that really compliments a variety of protein. Try it with pork or chicken!"

Salixisme presents Chicken Bacon and Mushroom Alfredo with Spaghetti Squash posted at Salixisme - Paleo Living, saying, "Leftover cooked chicken, along with bacon and mushrooms in a creamy dairy-free sauce, all served in a spaghetti squash bowl. Yummy!"

Sabine presents Whole30 of 2014 posted at Cave Food Kitchen, saying, "Entering my last week of the Whole30!"

John Menke presents How to make homemade bacon posted at Unrefine Me!, saying, "In a previous post we explained why dry-cured bacon has gotten a bad rap, and is actually more healthy than not. Now we'll show you how to make great tasting bacon yourself!"

Sara Hatch presents Keep Calm and Keto On! posted at Edible, saying, "After a long (and hectic) winter break full of travel and far too much dark chocolate, I am ready to get back to my regularly scheduled life..."
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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