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Paleo Recipes

Recipe: Pico de Gallo

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This post is sponsored by the Paleo Recipe Generator, which features over 700 Paleo recipes personalized to meet your unique needs. Type of dish: Condiment, Sauces, Salads Servings: 3 cups Equipment: Large nonreactive mixing bowl Ingredients: 6 roma or plum tomatoes, diced 1 small red onion, finely chopped 4 TB cilantro 1 small jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced 1 lime, juiced 1 garlic clove, finely minced pinch of ground cumin pinch of dried oregano to taste sea… Read More

Recipe: Pork Chops with Apple

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This post is sponsored by the Paleo Recipe Generator, which features over 700 Paleo recipes personalized to meet your unique needs. Type of dish: Lunch, Dinner Servings: 4 Equipment: Large skillet Ingredients: 4 pork chops, bone-in 2 TB lard, divided or 1 TB lard and 1 TB butter (optional) salt and pepper 1 cup chicken broth (or apple cider) 2 apples, peeled, cored, and cut into slices 1 large onion, sliced thin 1 garlic clove,… Read More

My Book Is Out In Paperback—With a New Name: The Paleo Cure

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This blog, and my book, are not really about the Paleo diet. But it’s much simpler to say “Paleo” than to say “a nutrient dense, toxin-free, real-food diet that emphasizes animal protein and fats, starchy & non-starchy vegetables, fermented foods, raw dairy (when tolerated) and fruit, nuts & seeds.” And the truth is that the typical Paleo diet will get you pretty close to this dietary ideal. With just a few extra tweaks, however, you can uncover an even more… Read More

Recipe: Gunkan Maki (Battleship Sushi)

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This post is sponsored by the Paleo Recipe Generator, which features over 700 Paleo recipes personalized to meet your unique needs. Type of dish: Snack Servings: Makes 4 rolls Equipment: Cooking Pot Ingredients: ½ cup of uncooked short- or medium-grain white rice 1 tsp red wine vinegar dab of wasabi 1 sheet toasted nori 1 inch of cucumber, cut in half to create two half moons 4 TB salmon roe (ikura)–recommended sources are websites I… Read More

Recipe: Creamy Avocado and Tomato Dressing

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This post is sponsored by the Paleo Recipe Generator, which features over 700 Paleo recipes personalized to meet your unique needs. Type of dish: Dressing Servings: Makes 1 1/2 cups Equipment: Blender Ingredients: 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 garlic clove, very finely minced 2 TB fresh squeezed lemon juice 1 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and chopped 2 TB coconut cream 1 TB cilantro, finely chopped 1 small tomato, seeded and very finely chopped… Read More

9 Ways To Add Plantains To Your Diet

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Plantains are a staple in Latin American cooking, but they’re relatively unknown in the US, Canada, and other western, industrialized countries. This is unfortunate, because they’re one of the most versatile starches available (as you will see below). They’re also rich in nutrients like potassium, beta carotene, vitamin B6, and vitamin C, and a good source of dietary fiber. While I’m a huge fan of plantains, I’ll admit they have a couple of disadvantages as… Read More