According to some, quinoa is not technically a grain and moreover sweet potatoes aren't considered to be as starchy as their golden cousins. Are these two allowed when eating paleo? Also, what about tofu? It's technically made from soybeans... (more)
After a while learning new foreign recipes, I have noticed that traditionally many countries (specially Asian) rely on finding a balance of two or more flavors, one of them being sweet. For example, Thailand/Vietnam tries to balance spicy,... (more)
Though I have long since given up refined carbs and processed foods, since I can't tolerate ketogenic eating, I do still have some sugar and carbs in my diet, specifically in the form of a tbsp of coconut sugar in my morning tea, and a few small... (more)
I just cannot get on board with the mushy sweetness of these tubers. I've tried them baked, mashed, grated and fried like hash browns and have not liked them. My next goal is to try to make a soup with them pureed, maybe it's the texture I... (more)
Hi guys, I have no trouble at all eating sit-down paleo meals, but I need help finding dependable on-the-go snacks. I found other posts about bars, nut and fruit mixes, smoothies and quick-prep snacks. But I need something for the... (more)
Hi guys, I am following an ultra strict version of the auto-immune protocol to try and heal an auto-immune disease. Just meat, fish, a few select well-cooked vegetables, sweet potatoes and green leaves. I also try to encorperate bone broth and... (more)
Hi guys, I follow the auto-immune protocol for the Paleo diet and it's been amazing and I feel great! : ) Since starting this diet I've lost a shed load of weight, about 15 kilos in 4 months. Before I was totally ripped so all this weight was... (more)
So I'm experimenting with a few different things in the upcoming months because I'm interested in seeing if I can make permanent changes once and for all in my dietary habits. I've been curious about Primal and Paleo as a lifestyle paradigm shift,... (more)
Been doing this for two years after diabetes II diagnosis. No sweet to speak of except cream and cheese. An occasional fruit from my trees, but very rarely. It's an interesting "sacrifice", but my bloodwork shows the results.
Lately I've been unappetized by meat and vegetables, which are, as I'm sure you all know, the bread and butter of the Paleo diet, but I just can't seem to stomach them lately. I wasn't able to finish the power greens salad with leftover... (more)
I just baked the purple sweet potatoes and it was a little soft on one end with blakish dots in the middle of the potato around the soft bad end. So I baked the potatoes with egg whites to give it some crisp but what i found was the egg whites... (more)
I regularly eat raw sweet potato on the car ride home after karate. I view it the same as eating raw carrot. Are there any potential issues with eating raw sweet potato?
I'v eaten real healthy or the past 5 years. I had imflamation in my achilles, mental fog, tiredness during the day where i would need naps, or if i had big events i'd make sure i was alone and had a good nap. I always had to drink a TON of water.... (more)
Just gotta say... I LOVE THESE. I know making your own sweet potato fries is far healthier but sometimes I just don't feel like it... haha to say the least. On the ingredients of these babies though it does say "unbleached wheat flour" :( I would... (more)
I almost ask this as a rhetorical question because I know it's terrible, it's sweet, artificial and it is ohh so cooling. But that's the problem it freshens your breath more than anything else short term. It is far too inconvenient for me to... (more)
Does anyone know where I could find organic sweet potatoes in Northern California, specifically around the Sacramento/Stockton areas? I was eating a lot of store bought conventional sweet potatoes but they are starting to taste very bad (very... (more)
Hi, aware that different colour sweet potatoes have different content. Recently have been eating market bought bright orange sweet potatoes. The flesh is almost red and when cooked tons of "gloop" comes out. I normally eat run of the mill super... (more)
I used to eat huge amounts of spinach..at least a couple cups a day and after a while I wasn't recovering from my workouts and my muscles were always sore. Google searches turned my attention to oxalates. I stopped eating spinach for a couple... (more)
I had to switch from sweet potatoes to plantains for this very reason. Oxalates seem to mess me up bad (achy joints, bad sleep).
I'm reading alot about carbs.. amount, eating around a workout.. etc. What are the "carbs" on Paleo?? (I know the biggies that are eliminated following paleo..) . Are veggies called "carb" on paleo or are we talking about the fruits and... (more)
I've been eating primal for 1 year now, i've lost 45-50 pounds so far, I'm 6' 215-220#, lately , for the last 3 months, i've been feeling great and full of energy as usual but my weight loss had stalled a bit and i was getting a little tired of my... (more)
Just curious if anyone has had this response to xylitol. Has your sense of sweetness been desensitized by continuing to use sweeteners? When you pull xylitol out do you notice almost everything including veggies like tomatoes and cabbages tastes... (more)
The only sweetener I use is a little xylitol, and to me everything has tasted sweeter anyway since going primal/paleo. I feel that what desensitized people to sweets is the constant sugary drinks most people have. Since giving up soda, even the... (more)
So, I was telling a friend how I wrap my sweet potatoes in aluminum foil before I put them in the oven. Why do I do this? Because that's how I've always seen my mother do it. I never really thought about it and the sweet potatoes come out so nice... (more)
Im trying to get the straight dope on calorie info for these two. I live in Japan, and eat Satsumaimo. In Japanese Kanji, its says 100g raw yields 132 calories. But the regular orange fleshed sweet potato on the USDA nutrient database yields 86... (more)
First, this might help: See if this helps at all: http://paleohacks.com/questions/92959/nutrition-differences-in-different-varieties-of-sweet-potatoes#axzz1z6UFW9Zh And the North Caroline Sweet Potato Commission Everything you ever wanted to... (more)
So I baked some sweet potatos last night for my post workout and I forgot to refrigerate them. They were left out for twelve hours wrapped in foil, could they still be good? There is no bad odor or any indication of expiration.