Recipe: Taro and Bacon Hash


Taro is an interesting alternative to sweet potatoes or celery root for breakfast or lunch. This post is sponsored by the Paleo Recipe Generator, which features over 700 Paleo recipes personalized to meet your unique needs.

Recipe: Portobello Mushrooms Stuffed with Scrambled Eggs


This post is sponsored by the Paleo Recipe Generator, which features over 700 Paleo recipes personalized to meet your unique needs. This recipe is perfect for either breakfast or lunch.  Be sure that the mushroom caps are as large as possible as they will shrink considerably when cooked. Type of dish: Breakfast, Lunch Equipment: Heavy bottomed skillet Servings: Serves 2 Ingredients: 6 eggs 4 tsp fresh chives, chopped white pepper to taste ¼ tsp salt 4 slices of… Read More

Review: Beyond Bacon

Beyond Bacon

As Joel Salatin eloquently stated in the foreword to Beyond Bacon by Matthew McCarry and Stacy Toth, “a pig is more than bacon.” While bacon is typically considered to be the gateway meat that is able to convert even the staunchest vegetarian into an omnivore, there is so much more nutrition and culinary delight to be gained from the rest of the animal. I believe pork is underrated in the Paleo world, with most consuming… Read More

The Nitrate and Nitrite Myth: Another Reason Not To Fear Bacon


Beyond just being loaded with “artery-clogging saturated fat” and sodium, bacon has been long considered unhealthy due to the use of nitrates and nitrites in the curing process. Many conventional doctors, and well-meaning friends and relatives, will say you’re basically asking for a heart attack or cancer by eating the food many Paleo enthusiasts lovingly refer to as “meat candy”. The belief that nitrates and nitrates cause serious health problems has been entrenched in popular consciousness and media.… Read More