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Making Your Paleo Shopping List

by Foodie on October 28, 2014

Paleo Shopping ListThe Paleo diet is often referred to as the caveman diet. Its pretty simple, the basis of the paleo diet is to turn back the clock and imitate the diet of our ancestors. Adopting a paleo lifestyle can feel challenging at times; it may often feel that as you look through the grocery store aisles, previously favorite foods are now off limits (You know Chips, pasta, Grains). In fact, many of the Western diet staples may need to be left out of your paleo shopping list leaving you confused about just what exactly you can indulge in on a paleo diet.

Learning How to Shop Paleo

Learning how to shop for a paleo based diet can take a bit of searching around and working out. Different grocery stores will often carry different products. With time, you will learn which places carry for favorite paleo items and where you can get the best paleo bargains and deals. Finding paleo products doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to shop in the all organic, upscale, overpriced swanky stores, however. Big name chains, like Costco or Woolworth also have an excellent variety of paleo friendly foods. [click to continue…]

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The Paleo Diet Benefits

by Foodie on October 27, 2014

Paleo Diet BenefitsDiet and Fitness have become a lifestyle for many people around the world, with the constant need to look their best, people don’t allow a pound to be added to their body and spend hours at the gym in an attempt to achieve the perfect body. With the unlimited fitness regimes and uncountable diets, people go to every extent to achieve their goal in the shortest duration possible. While most diets fail, there are few like the Paleo diet that works wonders for many, so let’s take a closer look at the Paleo diet benefits before jumping into it.

Before we go any deeper into the Paleo diet benefits, it is very important to get a proper understanding of what this diet is all about. The Paleo diet is shorthand for Paleolithic diet, if you think that we have lost our minds and going all stone age then you are somewhat right. For generations many people have wondered, that what was it that kept our ancestors so strong and fit, was it the lifestyle they led or the way they consumed their food? And the correct answer is what they had in their diet.

What we eat is what we are, and this holds especially true in terms of the Paleo diet. [click to continue…]

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Beef And Chorizo Burgers

by Foodie on October 27, 2014

Beef And Chorizo BurgersBurgers and barbecues seem to go together, mixing the beef and chorizo will give you a great hit of protein.  If you are grilling the beef patties on a your Barbecue, you can also toast your buns if you want.

Ingredients

200g minced beef
50g Chorizo, chopped
1 tbsp tomato sauce
1 tsp dried oregano
Pinch of salt
Pinch of freshly ground black pepper [click to continue…]

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Why You Need Healthy Foods For A Diet.

by Foodie on October 26, 2014

Healthy Foods for a dietThe problem with most people wanting to diet is that they make it so complicated. They struggle with what to eat, when to eat, how to eat and why they are eating it. Wanting to diet is a very simple thing, its all about what healthy foods for a diet you choose.

There are 5 simple HEALTHY FOOD groups to stick to for a diet:

Vegetables and legumes/beans

Make it your goal to eat vegetables everyday, plenty of legumes or beans with a nice portion of Fresh meat.

Fruit

Nothing beats eating a nice juicy piece of fruit, stick to eating 2 or 3 per day if you can. As the saying goes an apple a day keeps the doctor away. [click to continue…]

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Quick, Spicy Barramundi

by Foodie on October 25, 2014

Quick Spicy BarramundiAs the recipes says, its quick and a little spicy.  You can get barramundi fillets from any seafood shop or large supermarket.  Its tasty and makes a great lunch time recipe, we recommend serving with salad.

Ingredients

A splash of olive oil
2 barramundi Fillets
1 small onion, sliced
A few stalks of asparagus
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 finely chopped chilli
6 cherry tomatoes
Low – Fat mayonnaise [click to continue…]

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Paleo Cookbook Series Review

by Foodie on October 25, 2014

the-paleo-diet-pyramidSo, we’ve been going on a bit about Paleo and how great it is. We wanted to time to really dive in and review Paleo Cookbook Series that we purchased.  Now, we need to say this up front, there are plenty of these types of paleo cookbooks out there, just Google them and you will find plenty to look at.  We looked at a few different cookbooks, before we settled on this particular one, (Here’s a closer look at why we bought this Paleo Book)

Now just to cover what a Paleo diet is:

The Paleo Diet emphasizes a modified version of the Stone Age regime that includes such foods as fruits, vegetables, seafood, lean meat, nuts and seeds, and healthy fats. Dairy foods, grains, processed food, sugar, legumes, alcohol and starches are to be avoided. The plan also encourages people to be physically active on a regular basis.

Click here to Go To The Official Paleo Cookbook Series Website [click to continue…]

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Mushroom And Prawns

by Foodie on October 23, 2014

Mushroom-and-PrawnEating health is a choice, and Seafood makes a great choice.  This recipe combine mushrooms and prawns with a nice zesty flavour.  Its a great starter dish to be cooked on a Barbecue.

Ingredients

6 fresh field mushrooms
12 tiger prawns
1 tomato , diced
Juice of 1/2 lime
Fresh Parsley, chopped
1 clove of garlic
Fresh basil
1/2 cup of seafood stock
Salt & Pepper [click to continue…]

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Prawn Cocktail With Lime Ailoli

by Foodie on October 23, 2014

Prawn Cocktail With Lime AiloliThere is so much you can do with Seafood, try this very tasty Prawn cocktail with Lime Ailoi recipe. its easy, simple and tasty to prepare.

Ingredients

1 Kg Medium Cooked Prawns
100 g baby rocket
1/2 cup (150g) mayonnaise
2 teaspoons finely grated lime rind
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 fresh red Thai chilli, sliced thinly [click to continue…]

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What Not To Eat When Losing Weight

by Foodie on October 23, 2014

Healthy RecipeMany people out there struggle with losing weight and in most cases weight gain is caused by the type of food they eat every day. Weight loss experts do not support a diet approach when it comes to losing weight but research has shown that there are some foods that can give you a hard time when losing weight. Sad enough the list of foods I’m about to advise you against are what you would consider irresistible.

The first one on the list is:

  1. Fried Chicken.

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Prawn Sizzlers

by Foodie on October 23, 2014

Prawn SizzlersSeafood is such a fun thing to cook, here’s a tasty Prawn recipe.  Its very easy quick and simple to cook on your barbecue.

Ingredients

40 Medium uncooked prawns (1KG)
1/2 cup (60ml) peanut oil
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 tablespoons sambal oelek
11/2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh thyme [click to continue…]

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