Paleo Tips

What To Eat, What To Avoid

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Many people love the Paleo food list because it gives them a quick overview of the wide range of food they can healthily enjoy on a Paleo diet. In spite of that, some people are still confused by what’s off limits and what exactly should be avoided to promote optimal health. Here you’ll find a simple list of the foods and food categories to incorporate in your diet and those that you should be avoiding. What to…

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Book Review: Everyday Paleo

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I have to say that I was a bit reluctant to read the new book by Sarah Fragoso, who also maintain the excellent Everyday Paleo blog. I was, because I’ve found that I disagree on some of the fundamental concepts brought forward by some of the latest Paleo diet books. In fact, I’ve found that many current Paleo authors are still either fat or carbohydrate phobic and put way to much emphasis on macronutrients instead…

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Eat This: Chestnuts

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The Eat This series will introduce foods that are less popular or underappreciated in Western societies, yet are widely available, nutritious and taste great. Discovering or rediscovering those foods is a great way to diversify your diet and bring pleasure in your everyday eating. The first installment of this series will be about chestnuts. Chestnuts Chestnuts are a true nut, compared to almonds and cashews, for example, which are in fact really a fruit. They are unrelated to…

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14-day Paleo Meal Plan

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It can be hard to always come up with original meal ideas or not to slip off the Paleo wagon from time to time from lack of options or a pantry that still contains some not so good food choices. I believe in making easy for people not only to understand what foods are healthy and what foods are not and why, but also to grasp what it entails to be eating Paleo on a…

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Paleo diet food list

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Meat Beef, pork, lamb, veal, rabbit, goat, sheep, horse, bison, wild boar, … Game meat Deer, pheasant, bear, moose, woodcock, elk, duck, rabbit, reindeer, wild turkey … Poultry Chicken, turkey, duck, quail, goose, … Fish Salmon, tuna, trout, bass, halibut, sole, haddock, turbot, walleye, tilapia, cod, flatfish, grouper, mackerel, anchovy, herring, … Shellfish Crab, lobster, shrimps, scallops, clams, oysters, mussels, … Fats Avocados, avocado oil, olive oil, coconut oil, butter, clarified butter (ghee), lard, tallow, duck…

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Paleo fats

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You’ve probably learned by now that good fats don’t make you fat and that saturated fats are in the good fat category. In fact, fats make you happy, and for some of us, Paleo dieters, it’s our main source of energy. Our body is well designed to run primarily on fat as a source of energy and when it does, it produces ketones bodies, which is perfectly healthy. We might however, over time, forget about the selection…

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