In reading "Fat Chance" by Dr. Robert Lustig, he makes a thought provoking statement. "Real food doesn't have or need a nutrition label. The more labels you read the more garbage you're buying." After thinking about this, I realized that I... (more)
Since I'm a Caveman, I want to start using things that are naturally found on the planet. I want to smell good, have healthy/teeth skin and clean my body with things like fruits, herbs, natural deposits of minerals, etc. I think it's great ancient... (more)
I am developing a freely available online resource that will provide detailed information of restaurant menu options/modifications and ingredients in the DC metro area. The idea is to conduct all the investigative work up front for the community... (more)
I was wondering if the following are acceptable for a Paleo eating plan? Vanilla extract Coconut sugar (palm sugar) Dried fruits (no added sugar) Guar gum Xanthan gum Xylitol Thanks!
I have had some very recent epiphanies! Success! I feel that early on in my paleo experimentation I was working more on metabolic issues...I've lost 30 lbs and no longer suffer the very wide-range of food cravings, sugar crashes, need to... (more)
Polish recipes seem to be very high fat, and with good ingredients except for the wheat. I would like to try making my own Polish food but can find much online(or Im not trying harder lol) except for pierogis. Some of the sites claim they are old... (more)
As I was taking a shower this morning, I casually decided to read the ingredient label on the generic hair conditioner I use daily. In addition to the laundry list of complex molecules the likes of which send shivers down the spines of even the... (more)
I've used nothing on my skin or hair except water (other than hand washing) for the last year. In combination with a paleo diet, this seems to work fine for me. No problems with being dirty, greasy, or stinky.
Hi, my name is Bina and I'm new to paleo. I'm looking for recipes which I could cook and because I love to eat asian food, I'm wondering if it is safe to use ingredients like: soy sauce, thai fish sauce, oyster sauce or corn starch? It's not... (more)
A good replacement for Cornstarch can be coconut flour, tapioca starch or almond flour. For soy sauce raw coconut aminos and Tamarind sauce are quite good replacement.
List some things to avoid. There are some really obvious ones, like sugar and fructose and MSG, but what about the sneaky ones, that aren't well known or talked about much? I'm thinking about odd chemical names, and things I've never heard of. ... (more)
Cooking paleo makes me be more creative in a kitchen. I use more herbs, more spices, find interesting ways to use eggs, etc. What's the most creative/adventurous paleo thing you've made?
I would use a blended date or another dried fruit that is sweet without tartness. Alternately, you could use a tart dried fruit (like apricot) and omit the tamarind.
Community co-op-type grocery store for grassfed meats, liver, bones for stew Trader Joe's for cheap wine, parmesan Reggiano, ground beef, Kerrygold butter, frozen wild-caught salmon, cod, halibut, and sole Costco for lamb and cheap cuts of meat... (more)