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by 50 · about 6 hours ago

I baked a chicken thigh (~1lbs) for 40 mins @ 350?? and it was too raw... what are the correct settings?

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BobK 0 · November 22, 2013 at 5:26 AM

If baked in close quarters; small / deep dish time will need to be longer than if in a shallower dish...... but in any case 40 minutes is pretty short. check out this link... http://bit.ly/I70DmW

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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

Are there substitutes for rice flour? I have a snickerdoodles recipe that includes 2 cups rice flour ?? cup ground flax meal 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon xanthan gum

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Matt_11 0 · November 16, 2013 at 10:11 PM

Rice flour already is the "paleo" alternative.

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by 298 · about 6 hours ago

I know that it's paleo to use almond or coconut flour instead of regular wheat flour for baking. But in my region one cannot easily find those paleo types of flours and making flour of raw almonds or even coconuts is a crazy and expensive idea... (more)

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Varelse 0 · October 19, 2012 at 8:59 PM

It is expensive. It's also not really the most nutritious food (not that every bite has to be as nutrient dense as possible, but things that aren't should probably not be a daily food). If you want to have "paleo" baked goods on occasion, then... (more)

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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

As we all known that freeze dried food has become more and more popular nowadays, and they could be everywhere around us. If you need freeze dried fruit, or vegetables, or other freeze dried food, please contact me. They are useful. For... (more)

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raydawg 0 · March 19, 2014 at 9:46 AM

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by 198 · about 6 hours ago

What happens to sugar after it is baked? Does Glucose, Fructose, Sucrose have the same chemical properties after baking or do they become similar at the end? More theory than practice as I don't bake much anymore.

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TheGastronomer 0 · February 20, 2014 at 4:14 PM

Baked goods with sugars usually contain substantial levels of acrylamides due to Maillard reactions that occur while said goods are being heated to high temperatures. Acrylamides are toxic and carcinogenic, see here:... (more)

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by 0 · about 7 hours ago

I have a cookie recipe that calls for lard as the fat. It's a shortbread-style cookie. I'm still fairly new at paleo, so my question my or may not have an obvious answer. Instead of going out and purchasing lard or rendering my own from pork... (more)

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JenJen 0 · October 15, 2013 at 1:56 PM

Lo and behold I come bearing actual help: http://www.cattletoday.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=54446 http://cooking.stackexchange.com/questions/18975/rendered-pork-fat-vs-lard-vs-bacon-fat

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by 15 · about 7 hours ago

When baking, do you find that there's a significant difference in the final product when you use avocado as opposed to coconut oil or ghee?

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drmysi 0 · October 13, 2013 at 1:46 PM

i'm curius as to how you would bake using an avocado? avocado cake....

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by 15 · about 7 hours ago

I'm trying to bake cookies using the most natural ingredients possible. The recipe that I developed, and tested, this morning is as follows: 12 oz. almonds (blended) 8 oz. dates (blended) 2 eggs 1 half of an avocado 1... (more)

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by 292 · about 7 hours ago

Hey guys a bit of an unusual question for you!! I really wana make blueberry muffins but have had 3 failed attempts! They will NOT bloody rise lol... This is the recipe's ingredients: 1 cup almond flour ??? tsp baking soda pinch of salt 2 tbs... (more)

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August 0 · June 08, 2013 at 8:52 PM

I don't see how they can rise. Do they taste okay despite not being risen? Frankly, if I were trying to pull something like this off, I'd probably use rice or tapioca flour- something with a decent amount of starch in it. The almond flour will... (more)

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by 5 · about 7 hours ago

So I stopped using shampoo and soap. It has been a week and a half, and I have used baking soda and ACV every 3 days or so (I'm male with medium length, ultra fine hair) to deal with the intense greasy feeling in my hair. That 3rd day I wouldn't... (more)

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syrahna 0 · February 01, 2013 at 4:45 PM

Whoa - if you're making a paste you're using a LOT of baking soda. No wonder your head is pissed. Try diluting it way, way down - and dissolving it into hot water first. That way it's easier to disperse throughout your hair and less abrasive, and... (more)

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by 1670 · about 7 hours ago

I want to make my brother pumpkin pie and apple pie, but he has a severe nut allergy. I've made him paleo muffins with coconut flour before that have turned out well but I cannot seem to get a good pie crust using just coconut flour. Does anyone... (more)

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sage_ 0 · November 24, 2012 at 10:24 AM

i think a basket-weaved bacon crust would be awesome for an apple pie...really

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by 5 · about 7 hours ago

I learned of paleo after joining Commonwealth Crossfit. It was a 30 day challenge. At first it was grueling but after a week I started feeling great. I decided that this was for me. As a novice, I avoided baking because I wasn't sure what or how... (more)

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tbunchylulu 0 · November 05, 2012 at 11:09 AM

Try my recipe.....I think these taste great and apparently so do all my nonPaleo friends. 2 cups almond flour 6 Tablespoons coconut palm sugar 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup melted butter 1 egg 1 tablespoon vanilla Blend the above... (more)

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by 70 · about 7 hours ago

I love using coconut flour to bake with and make paleo snacks. What are your thoughts on this while following paleo?

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 17, 2012 at 2:26 PM

Coconut flour is a tasty and much healthier option for regular grain flour. Also, much better than almond flour in my personal opinion. Less PUFA, and pretty high fiber, without an overly coconut taste. I have used it in breads, pancakes,... (more)

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by 483 · about 7 hours ago

Yes, I know baking ain't paleo, but anyway... What's your favourite paleo brownie recipe that gives you moist, fudgy, dense, chocolatey brownies? I just tried one on health-bent, but wasn't wowed by the results...

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FED_at_LiveCaveman_com 0 · June 17, 2012 at 5:58 PM

I made some almond milk awhile back (yes, you can milk an almond) and used the leftover dried meal to make some flourless brownies. They were very rich and almost fudge-like in texture. I also used sunflower-seed butter instead of peanut butter... (more)

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by 50 · about 7 hours ago

So, I fancy spicing up my egg-and-bananas diet with some real cooking, but I'm on a pretty tight budget. Which is better for cooking with (I'm also trying to be somewhat calorie concious), flaxseed or almond meal?

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YoungPaleoLover 0 · June 17, 2012 at 2:25 AM

Could you get sweet potato flour instead? They are less inflammatory and not too expensive or coconut flour...almonds just have such a high omega-6 ratio. I think flaxseed should be minimized in intake as well.

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by 1213 · about 7 hours ago

I've seen a lot of delicious-looking recipes that utilize raw honey, but most of them involve baking, which seems counterproductive if you would like to keep it raw (I think it's somewhere around 120 degrees that it pasteurizes, which is surely... (more)

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Amy_B_ 0 · June 13, 2012 at 1:05 PM

Don't know if you do dairy or not, but if you do, you can drizzle honey over Greek yogurt or cottage cheese. Yuuumm....even better with honey and cinnamon! You could make a dip for plain grilled chicken or pork -- maybe just add a little honey to... (more)

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by 1260 · about 7 hours ago

I just wanted to post a follow up on my experiments with "Pork Bread" (made using crushed pork rinds). After the initial success of my sandwich bread, I decided to make a pizza using the pork -based bread for a crust. The resulting flat-bread was... (more)

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monaLisa 0 · May 25, 2012 at 10:33 PM

I love this idea, thank you for sharing. The only concern I have is the oil that may be used to fry the pork. I would suggest making your own pork rinds and using organic, quality pork to make it more paleo. Here is a recipe from a quick... (more)

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by 10 · about 7 hours ago

Hey everybody, been lurking here for a few weeks. I'm in the middle of week 3 of my paleo journey and I honestly couldn't possibly have expected any better. I'm down almost 11 pounds (5'11", 229 when I started, 218 today) and my energy level is... (more)

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VB 0 · April 18, 2012 at 9:27 AM

Paleo Zucchini bread, Pumpkin muffins... Looks like somebody is craving for SAD foods and is trying to replace them with Paleo alternatives :) Why not to experiment and try something new? Trust me, after a few days of no-salt no-condiments... (more)

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by 5 · about 7 hours ago

I'm new to the Paleo diet and I'm getting ready to bake blueberry muffins! I have everything except for the Arrowroot flour... Can I ommit it and use something else? Or add more of something else? Please help... Thanks! Paleo newbie ;) (more)

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Jami_1 0 · March 06, 2012 at 7:10 AM

Depends on your recipe, but usually it can be omitted with both coconut flour and almond flour muffin recipes. The arrowroot just gives a more fluffy and cakey texture. As long as its only a small amount called for, say less than a couple... (more)

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by 1311 · about 8 hours ago

It occurred to me this weekend while I was baking cookies and cupcakes for all of my fellow work mates (something I do as a christmas gift for each of them and their families and randomly throughout the year) that I was actually baking them all... (more)

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Ashley_Roze_ 0 · December 09, 2011 at 3:39 AM

I don't bother unless it's maybe a dinner with one or two other couples or close extended family members and I'm trying to showcase my mad cooking skills. Why should I waste expensive as hell grassfed meats, organic produce and nut flours on... (more)

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by 2178 · about 8 hours ago

I'm not at all experienced in paleo baked goods (or any baked goods, really), and I'm wondering if anyone has experienced this. Recently I made a loaf of paleo pumpkin bread using this recipe -... (more)

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jesuisjuba___paleorepublic_com 0 · October 18, 2011 at 12:32 PM

You made a natural product so it's not going to be shelf stable. So pretty much the storage path would be: a day or so on the counter, maybe a week in the fridge and then months in the freezer. My suggestion? If you're not going to eat it all... (more)

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by 50 · about 8 hours ago

Are baking powder and baking soda paleo?

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Shari_Bambino 0 · August 22, 2011 at 3:45 AM

The answer would depend on your definition of paleo. Was our beloved grok making tasty cakes and muffins? No. So if your idea of paleo falls along those lines you're pretty much out of luck. As cliff said they are relatively harmless. Many of... (more)

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by 1960 · about 8 hours ago

It's terrific that we can substitute traditional grain-based flours with almond flour and coconut flours when baking Paleo. My gf's really into the Paleo deal -- she feels a major improvement in managing her asthma since cutting out gluten, dairy... (more)

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Simibee 0 · July 12, 2011 at 6:50 PM

To my layman eyes, the egg replacement just seems like it would act as a binding agent that adds thickness and density. Mashed bananas or applesauce will act in much the same way, and also provide the moistness that eggs would. However, the... (more)

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by 828 · about 8 hours ago

My mom made THE BEST cake I've EVER had (Paleo or otherwise) last time I went home. Good stuff: coconut flour, eggs, butter, coconut milk, cocoa powder... and a cup of sugar. I'd like to recreate this with liquid stevia and share it on my blog,... (more)

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lunabelle 0 · July 12, 2011 at 9:04 PM

If you use applesauce, you will need to cut down on wet ingredients elsewhere. Use less coconut milk. Sugar caramelizes and causes browning in baked goods. It's very difficult to get both the correct texture and flavor in baked goods without... (more)

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by 748 · about 8 hours ago

Last night I tried my hand at banana bread made with coconut flour and they came out great (the bf thought they were a little dry, but was still impressed considering that they had no flour)! I'm now hooked onto paleo baking! Can anyone tell me... (more)

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Felix 0 · June 28, 2011 at 9:37 AM

I made another coconut flour cake just yesterday. My impression is that (de-oiled!) almond flour wins in every situation. But to answer your questions, first a couple of numbers: Coconut Flour (de-oiled): 18g Protein, 17g Carbs, 16g Fat, 40g... (more)

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