Oct 31

Green Frittata

I got a bit carried away with the food processor the other day but it did result in a dish rather appropriate for Halloween. If you want to serve something a little bit funny for breakfast then this might be the recipe to try. I especially like that it looks horrible but tastes quite delicious! …

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Oct 21

Paleo Scotch Eggs

I just love scotch eggs and its quite upsetting to me that I no longer eat them and then recently I decided to try and make a paleo version. You will be pleased to know that my attempts were successful and passed the ‘Dad Test’ i.e. my Dad happily scoffed one down! Ingredients 4 x …

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Oct 21

Should we avoid food with Nitrates?

I read in Robb Wolf’s book, The Paleo Solution Diet, that I should try and get nitrate-free sausages and now I am in the habit of questioning everything I am told, I want to know why! This blog post aims to answer the question should we eat nitrates and nitrites? What are nitrates? Nitrates are …

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Oct 19

No more grains?

So one of the key foods to avoid while on a Paleo style diet are grains. By grains we mean cereal grains which are domesticated grasses that we grow crops of and then process into food items such as bread, pasta, bagels, crackers, cakes and breakfast cereals. Example cereal grains are wheat, rye, oats, barley, mullet and rice. …

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Jun 02

Best book ever! Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It

You will have seen that I mentioned Gary Taubes in my recent post and my discover of his book Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It changed my life forever! Seriously, it was like the wool was pulled from eyes and I finally realised that I had been conned by the media, …

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May 31

How I got into Paleo

My personal journey towards Paleo started around Christmas time 2010, when I decided to start yet another diet in the New Year. I was overweight, spotty and had tried low calorie, low fat diets in the past and had been on weight watchers many, many times only to give up after a few months (annoyingly …

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May 01

What is Paleo?

History goes something like this… Stone Age humans hunted wild animals for food and gathered fruits, nuts and vegetables. Everyone was big and strong and healthy and enjoyed a relatively chilled out nomadic life (you know apart from the dangers of being chased by wild animals and general danger from the elements). Then, about 10,000 …

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