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French Poulet Skillet

Cooked chicken is convenient to have in the refrigerator for making protein-rich breakfasts much quicker to make. Whether it’s from leftover roast chicken With saffron and lemon (page 186) or simply from baked chicken you make specifically to use in dishes such as this one, it’s great to have on hand. Thinking of making this recipe? Consider adding a Kale Cucumber Smoothie for some extra energy!   Ingredients 1/2 ounce package of dried chanterelle mushrooms 8 ounces fresh asparagus 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium bulb fennel, cored and thinly sliced 2/3 cup sliced leek, white and light green parts

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Reversing Cognitive Decline With The Bredesen Protocol

[This article discusses health improvements based, at least in part, on a ketogenic diet. Dr. Loren Cordain and many others, including The Paleo Diet editorial review board, don’t recommend or endorse long-term ketogenic dieting for the general public. They do acknowledge that it can be effective if used short-term and as a therapeutic measure for Alzheimer’s and other diseases.] Ann Dredge has been called “probably the first New Zealander to come back from end-stage Alzheimer’s.” [1] Her successful fight against this increasingly prevalent and deadly disease [2] was introduced in a previous post and is detailed in her husband Peter’s

Posted in Amp-frontpage, Women's Health, News, Events, Men's Health

Recipe: Kale Cucumber Smoothie

Smoothies have become a popular drink across all generations, and we are often asked if these concoctions adhere to The Paleo Diet® ingredient guidelines. Learning how to check the ingredients before imbibing is key, and of course making your own is the most fool proof way to ensure your smoothie is fully Paleo. There’s really nothing complicated about it and the results are a delicious and nutritious treat to satisfy your hunger without sacrificing your health. This original recipe from our team is packed with flavor and nutritious ingredients. From prep to done, it takes about five minutes. Just throw

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Recipe: Apple And Pomegranate Lemonade

Lemonade has long been a popular drink across all generations, unfortunately it often doesn’t abide by  The Paleo Diet® ingredient guidelines. Learning how to check the ingredients before imbibing is key, and of course making your own is the most fool proof way to ensure your lemonade is fully Paleo. There’s really nothing complicated about it and the results are a delicious and nutritious treat to satisfy your craving without sacrificing your health. This original recipe from our team is packed with flavor and nutritious ingredients. From prep to done, it takes about five minutes. Just throw the ingredients in

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Is Red Meat Bad For You? New Study Says No

“The potentially unhealthful effects of eating red meat are so small that they may be of little clinical significance for many people.” That quote from a recent New York Times article1, and attributed to a recent dietary guideline published in the Annals of Internal Medicine2 certainly will get some attention. While followers of The Paleo Diet® have known for a long time that “There’s beef, and then there’s beef,”—meaning lean, grass-fed, unprocessed beef is good for you, and fatty, unprocessed or processed beef certainly is not—this new story about beef is quite a revelation for many readers in the general

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Recipe: Beef Stew with Vegetables

The sweet aroma of stewing meat, mixed with the freshest ingredients, will have your mouth watering for more. Go ahead and indulge. This recipe is Paleo-perfect for warming up on a crisp fall day or a cold winter night.   Ingredients 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 pounds chuck steak, cut into cubes 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 4 large carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces 4 celery stalks, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 small butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch cubes 2 cups Chicken Broth 1 bay leaf 1 sprig fresh

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Arrowroot and Tapioca Flour: Are They Paleo?

One of the many exciting things about living a Paleo lifestyle is getting creative when it comes to recipes. Finding alternative ingredients to make familiar dishes can be quite the challenge. As you can see below, one of our readers reached out to us and inquired about several alternatives to flour. Since it’s a common question we had our very own Dr. Cordain, founder of The Paleo Diet, respond to the question and we’ve decided to publish it to the site. Enjoy!   Reader Question Dear Dr. Cordain, Since you’re the only source that I trust for uncommon questions about

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Posted in Amp-frontpage, Gluten Free, Paleo Basics, Cooking

Four Natural Paleo-Friendly Desserts in 5 Ingredients or Less

Going Paleo is all about eating like your ancestors. You take it back to nature. You keep it simple. You approach life like a hunter-gatherer on the eternal quest for balanced nutrients. But you also sometimes crave sugar with the single-minded obsession of a brain-seeking zombie. What do you do when a hard day or a sudden midnight desire leaves you craving ice cream, brownies, or worse? The good news is that dessert isn’t completely off the table on a Paleo Diet. As part of your 15% you can afford to occasionally satisfy one of those cravings with something that

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5 Tips for Going Paleo on a Budget

When it comes to following a wholesome Paleo lifestyle, you don’t have to worry about breaking the bank. The Paleo Diet® is composed of meats, healthy fats and oils, vegetables, and fruits. It’s nothing “fancy.” Rather, it’s going back to basics and not relying on fads or novelty items. There are many tips and tricks that can help you keep within your budget, especially when you’re first starting out. Here’s some of our favorite Paleo-on-a-budget advice.   1. Buy produce that is in season This piece of advice requires some planning and awareness on your part. Research which Paleo-friendly items

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Recipe: Spicy Mussels in Tomato Sauce

Are you looking for something a little different the next time you eat? Mussels are an excellent choice if you’re looking for a change of pace from your typical Paleo meals. They are high in protein, zinc, B-12, and plenty of other vitamins and minerals. This spicy mussels in tomato sauce recipe is perfect for lunch or a light dinner.   Ingredients: 1 medium onion, chopped 1 tablespoon tomato paste ¼ tsp cayenne pepper 3 tablespoons coconut oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 4 vine-ripe tomatoes, rough chopped (you want them chunky) 2 parsnips, peeled &

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Paleo Lifestyle – Consider Bison for Clean, Sustainable Protein

“Eat your meat!” as your mother would say. And, she was right! Although our food selections today are much smarter options than those your mother had in the meat case of her local supermarket. Red meat is an excellent source of protein and iron, plus vitamins and minerals. All of these are essential to maintaining lean muscle mass, healthy metabolism, and healthy brain function. Historically, fitness coaches and dietitians preach chicken, pork and fish as our best sources of lean protein. But, there’s still a place for red meat which is good news for beef lovers who are also trying

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Posted in Amp-frontpage, Weight Loss, Fatty Acids, Cardiovascular Disease, Hormones

Celebrate the Fall Harvest the Paleo Way

Fall is a fantastic season for food lovers – there are multitudes of delicious vegetables at local farmers markets, and the chill in the air calls for comfort foods like soups and stews. It’s the season for apple picking and stocking up on your favorites as your local farmers markets wind down for the year. Since fall’s bounty has a lot to offer when you’re following the Paleo Diet you’re going to want to make the most of the fall harvest season while sticking to your Paleo eating habits. Here are some tips for healthy, tasty fall cooking.   What’s

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Posted in Amp-frontpage, Salad, Soup, Snacks, Vegetables

Can fish production save us from ourselves?

Anyone concerned about climate change should pay attention…and that means you…and you…and you too! Yes, we all must be concerned about climate change, regardless of whether it is a result of natural climatic cyclicality, or because of human activity. OK, I’m going to get off of the fence on this one and say it’s man-made—caused by human activities. I usually try to stay neutral because I’m not a climatologist. But, as a scientist, I am compelled by recent evidence that strongly suggests the contribution of greenhouse gases to global warming and climate change. And this problem is only accentuated by

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Paleo Picnic Ideas for Early Fall

The days are getting shorter and the sun isn’t shining quite as bright, but if you’re like us, you’re not ready yet to give up your picnics. Besides, now that the hot days of summer are behind us, eating outdoors has never been more fun. Get inspired with these Paleo Picnic Ideas for the early Fall.   Color Pop Kale Slaw Here’s a refreshing twist on a picnic classic. Gone are the days of wilting, mushy tubs of coleslaw and potato salad. Add some crunch to your brunch with local vegetables, powerhouse antioxidants, and rich flavor. The Chop 1 small

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Posted in Amp-frontpage, Paleo Diet Blog Articles, Poultry, Salad, Snacks, Beef, Pork, Chicken, Vegetables

Diet wins a battle with Alzheimer’s

[This article discusses health improvements based, at least in part, on a ketogenic diet. Dr. Loren Cordain and many others, including The Paleo Diet editorial review board, don’t recommend or endorse long-term ketogenic dieting for the general public. They do acknowledge that it can be effective if used short-term and as a therapeutic measure for Alzheimer’s and other diseases.] Peter Dredge’s book Beating Alzheimer’s, the enemy at the gate: turning despair into hope and action [1], recounts his wife Ann’s early-onset Alzheimer’s diagnosis and their intense struggle with both the disease and “conventional” medical treatment. They refused to accept what

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Posted in Amp-frontpage, Paleo Diet Blog Articles, Women's Health, Inflammation, Fatty Acids, Gluten Free, Inflammation, Autoimmune Diseases, Metabolism, News, Men's Health, Sugar

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