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The Best Paleo Season

The Best Paleo Season

What does Autumn mean to you?  Interchangeable with the fall season, it’s the time of year when we leave summer and head toward winter.  Growing up on the East Coast, it meant all kinds of great foods were on their way.  Fall harvest fruits and vegetables are delicious and some of the best flavors to … Continue reading

Paleo Surf & Turf

Paleo Surf & Turf

I’ve learned a lot about cooking just by maintaining my diet.  Most people become bored with their diets over any length of time.  The menu becomes limited because maintaining a routine limits your choices.  One of the reasons I am successful with the paleo diet is because I’m constantly on the search for new foods … Continue reading

What ‘Balanced Breakfast’ Means to Me

There’s nothing better than a balanced breakfast!  We know this, we grew up hearing it, now what does it mean?  Every meal should be balanced, but balanced with what?  Most of us think that means foods from the major food groups: meats, vegetables, dairy, grains, fats.  Some people would say it means a balance of … Continue reading

The No-Bun Burger

The No-Bun Burger

No matter where I go for a burger, they’re more than happy to wrap my burger in lettuce and leave the bun aside.  The typical hamburger bun is 110-150 calories, over 200 mg of sodium, 3-5 g sugar, 2-3 g fat, and definitely not paleo.  An ounce of iceberg lettuce is less than 10 calories, … Continue reading

Stuff it!

Stuff it!

When the world gives you a pretty little bowl to fill, you better fill it up with something.  Of course, this is all driven by my quest for new foods on the paleo diet.  I’ve been eating a lot of butternut squash the past few weeks due to its seasonal availability and price.  Right next … Continue reading

Guess Which Red Meat This Is?

Guess Which Red Meat This Is?

Here’s the problem with modern Western diets?  Too much Omega 6.  You’ve heard me talk about this before but it’s in my face every day so I have to bring it up again.  Caveman diets were an Omega 6/Omega 3 ratio of 1:1.  Today’s diets are in the 15:1 range.  Many scientists identify this imbalance … Continue reading