Saturday, March 29, 2014

The Paleo Rodeo #207

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:
Ruth presents How to Get Kids to Eat Healthy Food posted at Paleo Diet Basics, saying, "It's one thing to decide to eat real food, and another to get the kids on board. This post, the first in a series, basically says it all. If you get this right, the rest of it will fall into place."

Kris Gunnars presents Top 5 Contenders For The Worst Nutrition Advice in History posted at Authority Nutrition, saying, "The history of nutrition is riddled with nonsense, some of which is still being promoted. Here are 5 contenders for the worst diet advice in history."

Sean Coonce presents Banana Cinnamon Chia Pudding posted at FreeRange Human, saying, "Super easy and delicious recipe for making a chia pudding using bananas, cinnamon, and coconut milk to really boost brain health."

Eileen Laird presents Roasted Beets and Carrots with Grapefruit Glaze posted at Phoenix Helix, saying, "There’s a reason Terry Wahls recommends that we eat three cups of brightly colored fruits and vegetables daily. Every color represents a different blend of micronutrients that our bodies need to thrive. This recipe is a nutritional powerhouse, covering the green, red/purple, and orange parts of the spectrum. An added bonus is that its flavor is every bit as bright as its color. Happy cooking!"

Venus Kalami presents Citrus Chicken, Parsnip, and Swede One Pot posted at the Paleo Network, saying, "A fantastically effortless recipe perfect for a relaxed and lazy day!"

Meghanne presents Homebirth- As Paleo as it Gets posted at Cavegirl Plus One, saying, "Meg 'the Paleo Midwife', shares a few images from recent homebirths. Giving birth at home with a Registered Midwife can be a safe option for some women. No studies, no science in this post, just some lovely images to share."

Laura P presents Grain-Free Carrot Cake with Maple-Orange Frosting posted at Rising Moon Nutrition, saying, "This grain-free carrot cake is sweetened with maple syrup, and is the perfect spring time dessert! The cake itself is dairy-free and the cream cheese frosting has be altered to be dairy-free as well...but if you can tolerate the dairy, I highly recommend using the cream cheese, as it has the perfect flavor, tang, and texture to match the nutty carrot cake!"

Steve Kirsch presents Floating in a saltwater sensory-deprivation tank in Philly. Oh. My. God…. posted at The Paleo Drummer, saying, "90 minutes in a saltwater blackout/sensory-deprivation float tank. I highly recommend it."

Sabine presents Louisiana Chicken posted at Cave Food Kitchen, saying, "Chicken with a twist!"

Sabine presents Hungarian Goulash posted at Cave Food Kitchen, saying, "The hearty goulash dish from Hungary!"

Melissa Joulwan presents Gyoza Meatballs posted at The Clothes Make The Girl, saying, "With Asian flavors in every bite — ginger, sesame, Shiitake mushrooms, water chestnuts, and more — these Gyoza Meatballs are as close as we can get to dumplings without getting gluten-ed. I promise, you’ll never miss the wrapper."

Venus Kalami presents Getting answers - why can't I lose weight? posted at The Paleo Network, saying, "This post is a part of my ongoing series about my journey to weight loss. Despite eating a clean Paleo diet, I've had a hard time getting my weight to budge, I'm now working with a naturopath to get on the right track!"

Samantha Ryan presents 7 Steps to Weekly Meal Planning for the Organizationally Challenged posted at The Marble Jar, saying, "How to stay on track and on budget while navigating a busy paleo lifestyle."

Nell Stephenson presents No Fresh Coconuts? posted at Paleoista, by Nell Stephenson, saying, "Paleo expert Nell Stephenson suggests readers check out Let's Do Organic Coconut as a clean, Paleo choice for their Paleo Pantry."

Patrick Clark presents You Snooze You Win! Sleeping on a Hard Surface posted at Paleo All the Way, saying, "Sleeping on a firm to hard surface can flat out provide the best sleep of any other sleep environment. Paleo Sleep Expert Patrick Clark explains in this article summary and podcast how you can benefit from this largely overlooked area of sleep science."

Diane Sanfilippo presents Podcast Episode #132: Special Guest Jen Sinkler of Lift Weights Faster posted at Balanced Bites , saying, "Jen Sinkler of Lift Weights Faster shares her experiences in this podcast. Lots of tips on how and why to weight train. Lots of great information for everyone!"
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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