Category Archives: Oils

Why you got fat and what to do about it?

This is one of my favourite articles, which is where I found the video above:

Q: Fine, but you still haven’t given me any reason to avoid grains and legumes other than their high carbohydrate content. Do you hate on grains and legumes just because they make you fat? Continue reading

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Strawberry Vinaigrette


This is my staple vinaigrette in the house, very few ingredients and simple to make.  All you need is some sort of device to puree it – I use an emersion blender.  Ever since my kids first helped to make this one, its been a hit with them.  Best of all, no sugar needed.

Serving: 0.5 L

Ingredients:

  • 1 pint Strawberries
  • 1/3 cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • 2/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 small Red Onion, diced
  • 12 Basil Leaves, fresh
  • 1/8 tsp Thyme, dried
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

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The Paleo Food Pyramid

Here’s an excellent food pyramid created by Gillian Fritzsche, which covers a healthy diet:  Continue reading The Paleo Food Pyramid

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Lamb Jibarito


I’m always looking for some type of substitution for the sandwich, since I’ve been Primal and this one is a great tasting alternative.  Now because the bread is pan-fried, it’s not an everyday sandwich.

4 Servings

Ingredients:

Patty

  • 1 lb Lamb, Ground
  • 3 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 4 Fresh Basil Leaves, Julienne
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Rosemary, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Fresh Thyme, chopped
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 chili
  • Salt & Pepper
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Ultimate Paleo Pad Thai


The spiciness of the chili with the flavour of the almond butter makes this protein rich dish a favourite in my household.  Depending on your personal preference you might need to adjust the heat level.

4 Servings

Ingredients:

  • 3 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 1 tbsp Butter
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