Monthly Archives: November 2011

Foraging for Food: The New Strategy

As part of our Paleo diet and lifestyle, TMOTH (The Man of the House) and I have been shifting our food purchasing and consumption to locally produced items.  Initially the reason for the shift was to obtain higher quality foods, … Continue reading

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Paleo Recipe: Roasted Lime Chicken

Ingredients One whole chicken (4-6 lbs.) 6-8 limes (need 1/2 cup lime juice plus 2-3 whole limes) 1 TBS. Kosher Salt 1/2 Teas. coarse ground black pepper Pre-heat oven to 400 F. Remove giblets from cavity of chicken.  Wash chicken in … Continue reading

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From the Internet: Should Everyone Eat a Paleo Diet? Lynda Frassetto, MD

Here’s another video from The Ancestral Health Symposium 2011.  Dr. Lynda Frassetto, a kidney specialist, discusses her research comparing the Paleo Diet with the DASH Diet.  The study looks at kidney health markers. “Should everyone eat a paleo diet?” by … Continue reading

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Progress Report 11/12/2011

I changed my mind and decided not to inflict the visual reality of my Mom-Flesh on my loyal readers this month.  Logistically it would be difficult for TMOTH and I to do the photos today.  My nephew is staying with us … Continue reading

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The Latest Bend in the River-Foraging for Local Food

The river is constantly turning and bending and you never know where it’s going to go and where you’ll wind up. Following the bend in the river and staying on your own path means that you are on the right … Continue reading

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My Paleo Plate: 11/11/11

I like the symmetry of the date today.  🙂  It’s not very often that anything in my life looks as organized as the date today. I thought I’d give everyone another glimpse at a typical day of food.  I know … Continue reading

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Paleo Recipe: Pumpkin Sausage Soup

I created this recipe to make use of some ingredients I had on hand from the Farmer’s Market forage.  I had several small pie pumpkins and some Calabrese Sausage from Franco’s Sausage.  The Andouille Sausage is my absolute favorite, but … Continue reading

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Book Review: Paleo Comfort Foods: Homestyle Cooking for a Gluten-Free Kitchen

Paleo Comfort Foods: Homestyle Cooking for a Gluten-Free Kitchen by Julie & Charles Mayfield was published by Victory Belt Publishing in 2011.  The book is a large format paperback, with 335 pages.  It contains a Foreward by Robb Wolf, author … Continue reading

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A Day of Play

Mark Sisson, in his presentation at the Ancestral Health Symposium 2011, discussed the importance of play in the healthy human life. Play can mean different things to every individual.  My idea of play is to get outside and enjoy nature.  … Continue reading

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Paleo Recipe: Kim Chi

One of my recent cooking experiments was making Kim Chi.  I had multiple motivations for undertaking this particular culinary adventure. Fermented foods are healthy and delicious additions to the human diet. Fermented foods can help restore the proper balance to … Continue reading

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