Friday, July 18, 2014

The Paleo Rodeo #222

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 Perfect Primal Pizza posted at Paleo Diet Basics, saying, "OMG, this pizza is simply delicious. It's totally gluten-free but it does have cheese and rice flour, so if you don't include those in your diet, this isn't for you. But if you do, wow, this is a delicious pizza with a killer crust!"

Kris Gunnars presents 15 Things That Everyone Needs to Know About Nutrition posted at Authority Nutrition, saying, "Nutrition is riddled with misinformation and it can be hard to figure out the truth. Here are 15 things that everyone needs to know about nutrition."

Kevin Geary presents How to Get Unstuck and Win Big posted at Rebooted Body- Ancestral Science and Modern Psychology, saying, "Find inspiration and motivation to move forward with your goals and win big!"

Eileen Laird presents 50 Fantastic AIP Recipes for Summertime! posted at Phoenix Helix, saying, "When you start the Paleo Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) , it can be such a dramatic change to the way you’re used to eating, that it’s easy to fear your favorite foods are gone for good, and you have no idea what to eat at all. I’m here to help! I’ve gathered together 50 AIP-friendly recipes to satisfy your summer cravings, everything from grilled favorites, to salads, to frozen treats."

Salixisme presents Grilled Shrimp with Mango, Strawberry, Avocado Salsa posted at Salixisme - Paleo Living, saying, "These grilled shrimp were just delicious. I marinated them for a short time in a mixture of lime juice, honey and garlic which gave them a wonderful flavour, and the honey contributed to the caremelization on the surface. They were served these on top of a mango and strawberry salsa."

Salixisme presents Tostones - Green Plantain Fritters posted at Salixisme - Paleo Living, saying, "Tostones are twice-fried green plantains, and they can provide both a tasty starchy side and an appetizing crunch to many dishes. They resemble a crispy, crunchy chip or fritter."

Paul Jaminet presents A Look at the May Perfect Health Retreat posted at Perfect Health Diet, saying, "We held a very successful ancestral health retreat on a North Carolina beach in May, and will hold another in October. Here I show photos from the May Retreat."

Sabine presents Lebanese Chicken posted at Cave Food Kitchen, saying, "This Lebanese inspired recipe is easy to make before-hand, pop in the oven on the day and you're good to go!"

Meghan Little and Angel Ayala Torres presents Paleo Blueberry GraNOla Bars, A Protein Snack Bar posted at Paleo Effect, saying, "It's National Blueberry Month! What better way to celebrate than make a TON of recipes featuring our favorite little blue-berry…The Blueberry! Try our delicious and easy to make Paleo Blueberry GraNOla Bars for a sweet, on the go treat!"

Sabine presents Steak and Anchovies posted at Cave Food Kitchen, saying, "Add some bold flavor to your steaks with this fishy rub!"

Nell Stephenson presents Meat Quality and Paleo posted at Paleoista, by Nell Stephenson, saying, "Paleo expert Nell Stephenson explains why hot dogs, bacon and the like are generally not good Paleo friendly options."

Steve Kirsch presents The day white potatoes made my head explode (or: "Usually I'm nicer than this") posted at The Paleo Drummer, saying, "The Whole30 folks decided white potatoes are OK. I'm fine with that; it's the reaction that blowing my mind."

Steve Kirsch presents Shock the monkey posted at The Paleo Drummer, saying, "This week's sad news: two-thirds of men would rather administer electric shocks to themselves than be alone with their thoughts. Shoot me now."

Melissa presents Hunting for your paleo diet ingredients posted at Focus Paleo , saying, "Learning how to hunt, and becoming an active hunter, may be the best way to make sure your meat is purely grass fed."
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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