What is paleo food

What is paleo food

STEWED MUSHROOMS For a while I called this “mushroom stew,” but it didn’t quite feel right. They’re definitely comforting and kind of cozy, but really they’re stewed mushrooms more than they’re mushroom stew. Anyway, I liked the idea of slow-cooking mushrooms in some...

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Paleo plan

Paleo plan

SOUTHERN-STYLE MUSHROOM-SAUSAGE GRAVY Living in the South but being Paleo means passing on a lot of really delicious Southern food, like chicken and waffles, cheesy grits, and sausage gravy poured over biscuits. This recipe is a Paleo version of sausage gravy, but...

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Paleo diet guidelines

Paleo diet guidelines

ROASTED MUSHROOM LETTUCE CUPS I think that, most of the time, Paleo gets a bad rep for being meat-obsessed. I always enjoyed the “more vegetables than a vegetarian” notion, which basically is exactly what it sounds like: If you eat Paleo, you should be striving to eat...

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Paleo diet recipe ideas

Paleo diet recipe ideas

SQUASH CASSEROLE Summer squash is so versatile but for some reason never got any of the hype that zucchini did, and I’m not sure why—you can still make it into noodles, cut it up and have it raw with Beet Hummus (here) or Ranch Dressing (here), just sauté it in some...

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Free paleo recipes

Free paleo recipes

SPAGHETTI SQUASH WITH MEAT SAUCE Spaghetti squash has really become a Paleo staple—long before people were spiralizing zucchini and other squash, the humble spaghetti squash was offering up its succulent flesh, which, when roasted and then raked with a fork, releases...

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The paleo solution

The paleo solution

SAUTÉED SQUASH WITH SUN-DRIED TOMATOES This squash with sun-dried tomatoes is a wonderful side dish for summer. A big batch of it goes perfectly with burgers or hotdogs at a cookout, but it’s also a great option for weeknight dinners and will be great with any...

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Paleo diet for athletes

Paleo diet for athletes

BUTTERNUT SQUASH CHILI This chili is really similar to the Chicken Chili (here), but I swapped the meat for diced squash to make it vegetarian. There’s also vegetable broth instead of chicken broth, but if you wanted to make squash chili and use chicken broth (or even...

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Paleo diet basics

Paleo diet basics

BRUSSELS SPROUT HASH This hash makes a wonderful side dish or an amazing breakfast, either on its own or with the addition of eggs. I love how crispy the sprouts can get, and when paired with the spicy sausage, this dish is enormously satisfying. SERVES 4 PREP TIME:...

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Paleo diet basics

Paleo diet basics

ZUCCHINI-NOODLE RAMEN I grew up eating the instant kind of ramen in the orange package. I loved it plain, but my dad and brother would always add stuff to it, which I eventually grew to appreciate as I discovered all the awesome things you can put in it. I’ve...

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Paleo shopping list

Paleo shopping list

ZUCCHINI LASAGNA This uses lasagna zucchini instead of pasta. The beef, sausage, and thick tomato sauce are so satisfying in themselves that no one will be complaining. SERVES 6 TO 8 PREP TIME: 15 minutes COOK TIME: 1 hour, 30 minutes 2 large zucchini 1 pound spicy...

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