My husband is currently deployed and while this is his 4th or 5th deployment, his previous ones were on large aircraft carriers or in the desert where there was an ample food supply with many choices he could modify. This deployment is different.... (more)
So I have been having some great success with Paleo since kicking this thing off. I forgot my lunch this morning...I know...dangerzone, right? So I needed something. I got a mediterranean chicken salad with no dressing and very little feta. ... (more)
I get a pedicure or a manicure. Unfortunately, my relationship with food is still horrifyingly precarious and if I reward myself with food, I will spiral out of control very easily.
In the next few days I'm going to be leaving the US for a 10-day trip to Australia (Brisbane, Byron Bay, & Sydney). In all of my travels, I've found that a huge part of experiencing other countries and cultures is the cuisine. While I wil be... (more)
For the last few weeks I've been lowering my carb intake and have been sticking generally to a range of 30-60 grams per day. Eating mostly meat and eggs and coconut products, veggies with maybe one meal/day. This morning I had about a scoop and... (more)
Dairy is particularly insulinemic (causes a high insulin response) especially when combined with sugar (as in the case of ice cream), so you likely experienced a large surge in blood sugar/insulin followed by sharp decrease in blood glucose which... (more)
Is this chocolate: http://www.consciouschocolate.co.uk/catalog/product/gallery/id/57/image/531/ okay as a treat now and then?
I appear to have acquired a 2 lb. rabbit, quite accidentally. I have no freezer space and no oven - only an induction stove, 1 qt saucepan, some cast iron pans, and an 8 qt. stockpot. (Complete lack of freezer space means I must cook it very... (more)
Rabbit cacciatore--google it and enjoy it's deliciousness--it's pretty much a one pot meal. Then serve it over some riced cauliflower or spaghetti squash or yams..mmmmm
If we're just going to feel like crap. Ok, some cheat treats don't affect me.. but some certainly do and I noticed a trend lately. When I am going through a rough time, I will BINGE on junk. I guess it's my vice, I don't smoke or drink, not even... (more)
In addition to maintaining a relatively strict diet, I pretty much religiously adhere to a few basic rules, including the total elimination of wheat and glutinous grains. I'm ashamed to say, however, that I still possess a profound love for these... (more)
I see there are many recipes of paleo pancakes, brownies, ice cream, cinnamon rolls (oooh myy, looks soo good..), etc. Is this something you include in your diet, or do you stay away from baking and keep it totally clean?