Friday, May 02, 2014

The Paleo Rodeo #212

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 Why You Should Make Your Own Cream – and How to Do It! posted at Paleo Diet Basics, saying, "I'm so glad I discovered how to make cream at home. It not only solves the problem of how to source good quality cream but it saves me lots of money."

Ruth presents The Complete Paleo Guide to Coconut Oil posted at Paleo Diet Basics, saying, "Here it is, folks. All the information you need to know about coconut oil all in one place, including a shopping guide and a link to a video that shows you how to make your own coconut oil."

Kevin Geary presents Conscious Eating Part IV: Your Relationship With Food posted at Rebooted Body, saying, "This might just be the crux of the whole 'healthy eating habits" discussion. If you want to know what REALLY matters when it comes to getting on control of food, this is a good place to start."

Kevin Geary presents Willpower is Stupid posted at Rebooted Body, saying, "If I hear another trainer talk about having “better willpower” or giving advice on “how to improve your willpower” I’m going to barf. Here's why..."

Kris Gunnars presents 101 Paleo Recipes That Will Make You Salivate posted at Authority Nutrition, saying, "This is a list of 101 delicious recipes for the paleo diet, with photos and instructions. All the recipes are made with natural ingredients."

Eileen presents Baked Bacon is Genius! posted at Phoenix Helix, saying, "How did I go 40+ years of my life without ever knowing about baked bacon? I can cook a whole pack at once and simply walk away. No more standing at the stove, getting my clothes splattered with grease. If you haven't yet experienced this marvel, let me tell you all about it."

Eileen presents Introducing My E-Book! posted at Phoenix Helix, saying, "The paleo autoimmune protocol is a powerful tool for healing, and there are two important phases: (1) eliminating potential food triggers temporarily, and (2) reintroducing them very carefully, to see how your body responds. It’s this second phase where we learn to communicate with our bodies, receiving clear messages on the foods that nourish us vs. the foods that harm us. However, it only works when done correctly. Often people rush this second step, reintroducing too many foods at once, or too quickly, and when inflammation hits, they don't know what caused it. I wrote this e-book to guide you through this process."

Diane Sanfilippo presents Team Takeaways: Paleo f(x) Austin 2014 posted at Balanced Bites , saying, "Read about the whole Balanced Bites team experience at PaleoFX. What they learned, who they met and the takeaway's."

Lauren presents Reduce Food Waste to Save Your Wallet and the Planet posted at DC Healthy Bites, saying, "The average American wastes 25% of the food that they buy, that's up to $2,275 a year for a family of four! Although food waste occurs all along the production line, there are many things we can all do to help reduce food waste."

Kelly Brogan MD presents Gluten and Gut Bugs posted at Kelly Brogan MD.

Jennifer presents Morrocco Method: Natural Hair Care Journey posted at The Paleo Prize, saying, "Just as we strive to nourish our bodies with a variety of wholesome foods – our hair deserves the same treatment! Personal care products have added chemical agents that are not only hormone altering, but suppress our immune system. Read about my journey as I ditch chemical shampoo and go all natural."

Salixisme presents Water Kefir Soda posted at Salixisme - Paleo Living, saying, "Water Kefir is an effervescent, probiotic rich fermented drink that can be used to make a healthy homemade soda. This post shows you how to make the water kefir, and how to flavour it with fruit to give a healthy soda."

Salixisme presents Bacon Wrapped Chicken Fingers posted at Salixisme - Paleo Living, saying, "These chicken fingers are wrapped in bacon to help keep the chicken moist, and to provide a good crunch."

Steve Kirsch presents Book Review: The Wahls Protocol (Hint: It's for more than just M.S.) posted at The Paleo Drummer, saying, "Dr. Terry Wahls cured herself of MS using primarily good food. Her protocol can be used to improve the life of anyone suffering from an autoimmune disease or anyone just looking to be healthier."

Nell Stephenson presents Get Your Lobster posted at Paleoista, by Nell Stephenson, saying, "Paleo Expert Nell Stephenson suggests readers try Get Maine Lobster for an excellent source of protein."

Sabine presents Fly Paleo (ish) posted at Cave Food Kitchen, saying, "What meals to choose when you fly?"

Sabine presents Black Salsify Cakes posted at Cave Food Kitchen, saying, "Not sure what to do with these strange looking roots? Here's a way that will be a guaranteed success!"
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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