Food Choices Questions
If you had a choice between eating some nuts, and eating some fruit, which would you choose? Also, which do you think is a better snack, if you only had those two choices? Just wondering what people's perspectives on this are. Thanks. :) (more)
Recently, having been paleo for about two years, my diet has, I might say, broken into pieces, or rather deconstructed in a sense, meaning: for dinner tonight I had oysters, almonds, a cucumber, a banana, and a couple pieces dark chocolate. I... (more)
The days are getting shorter, the nights longer, and the weather more cold and wet. Should there be any seasonal variations in paleo (certain foods? ratios?)? Is there anything one should have more or less of in the autumn/winter months?
Alright, it's lunchtime, I was late to work, didn't pack anything so had Albertson's as my only choice to get food. Not a good Albertson's. Here is what I ate : Fried Chicken Breast from Deli...skin removed. One small avocado w/2 tsp honey 1/2... (more)
My son just turned 2 and I've been thinking it is time to start teaching him about food. I wanted to see what his "baseline" was for what he considers to be good food so I set him free in the grocery store and just followed him with a basket. In... (more)
My 3 year old has a kitchenette set with all sorts of play food. I can't help but feel that if I remove the junk foods and bread products from her toy foods, through play she will learn to make healthy food choices. Then a part of me turns around... (more)
Community co-op-type grocery store for grassfed meats, liver, bones for stew Trader Joe's for cheap wine, parmesan Reggiano, ground beef, Kerrygold butter, frozen wild-caught salmon, cod, halibut, and sole Costco for lamb and cheap cuts of meat... (more)
You're not at all unusual - in fact I find it perfectly consistent. The same mindset of resourcefulness and making the most of what you have (= healthy Paleo eating) has also ultimately led you to source well in your grocery shopping. Here's my... (more)
If you want something sweet do you use real sugar or a substitute? Why do you mke the choice you do?
I'm talking fresh whole cherries, not the candied stuff in a jar. We got some nice dark red cherries from the market that are wonderful. I'm sure they have some sugar but don't they also have other good things like melatonin too? I'm just... (more)
I'm just wondering if, generally speaking, it's something to try to avoid or if it's a good choice fruit wise. You suggested that we answer this question by looking at micronutrients. But lots of fruit have micronutrients. Unless there's... (more)
For example, salad dressing. Today at work I decided to go to the grocery store and get all the ingredients for a healthy paleo-friendly salad instead of risking it with a chain joint. I succeeded! But since I didn't have a container in which to... (more)
Simple one really. I recently had to work all night before a big meeting to prepare things. Ok I didn't have to, it wasn't my responsibility, but I didn't want our company to suffer for other people's mistakes. Anyway, I was well aware... (more)