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Paleo Diet Day 24: no-sulfite wine, low carb diet

Friday, December 07, 2012      2 comments

To follow up on the organic wine question: here is an interesting 13 minute video from "The People's Chemist" that discusses organic wines with one of the owners of "Our Daily Red." Most importantly, it doesn't mean that much if a wine says "m... Read more

Paleo Diet Day 23: organic red wine yes, nightshades no

Wednesday, December 05, 2012      2 comments

Tonight I had a new experience: for the first time I bought, and drank a glass of organic red wine, without sulfites. You have to love the label - "Our Daily Red" ...Read more

Paleo Diet Day 22: roast pork!

Wednesday, December 05, 2012      3 comments

Tonight I got to make one of my favorite dishes, roast pork ribs (boneless). I covered the ribs with olive oil and seasoned them with sea salt, oregano, cumin, and dried cilantro. Baked them at 325 degrees for almost an hour. I made green bea... Read more

Paleo Diet Day 21: Three-Week Anniversary + Raw Nanaimo Bar! (recipe with pictures included)

Tuesday, December 04, 2012      4 comments

As you all just read, this starts Week 3 of my excellent Paleo adventure. The meals were fairly simple: breakfast = coconut yoghurt & almonds & tea; workout at the gym with weights; lunch - ham, sprouts; afternoon coffee and banana with almond... Read more

Paleo Diet Day 20: A paleo-friendly party

Monday, December 03, 2012      2 comments

Hi All, I hope you had a good Sunday and are rested up for the start of the work week. Today I ate (and improvised) well, I think, and had a nice evening experience. Breakfast was the leftover sausage, plus bacon, and coffee & tea, plu... Read more

Paleo diet Day 19 - ate sausage & resisted temptaton

Sunday, December 02, 2012      2 comments

This was a good day from the Paleo perspective. Because it was Saturday we had more time for a real breakfast, and I had time to cook a real dinner. The results: Breakfast: bacon and a large portion of green beans, cooked in bacon fat. T... Read more

Paleo diet Day 18 + Annual Physical

Friday, November 30, 2012      4 comments

Today I wrote my reports on time and did a reasonable amount of additional administrative work. The good news was that I had my physical and, apart from the psoriasis, things look pretty good. The doctor even "complimented" me on the state of ... Read more

Paleo Diet Day 17

Friday, November 30, 2012      1 comments

Today was also busy from start to finish. Fortunately I was able to get a short treadmill run in at the gym (1.5 miles) because I spent much of the day in my office, punctuated by teaching a class. I have a report due tomorrow so I'll get to k... Read more

Paleo Diet Day 16

Thursday, November 29, 2012      1 comments

Today was a long day at work: had to observe a class at 8 a.m., meetings, writing reports and preparing for teaching tomorrow. Busy. I also stayed on till past 9 pm to watch a friend perform a concert. But I fed myself steadily: Breakf... Read more

Paleo Diet Day 15

Wednesday, November 28, 2012      1 comments

Back to work and the pace and timing of meals showed it. Nonetheless I think it came out ok. Breakfast: Banana with almond butter, coconut yoghurt, almonds, chai spice tea with coconut milk. Snack: dates and almonds, black coffee ... Read more

Paleo Diet Day 15

Wednesday, November 28, 2012      1 comments

Back to work and the pace and timing of meals showed it. Nonetheless I think it came out ok. Breakfast: Banana with almond butter, coconut yoghurt, almonds, chai spice tea with coconut milk. Snack: dates and almonds, black coffee ... Read more

Paleo Diet Day 14

Tuesday, November 27, 2012      2 comments

Today's eating began quietly and ended grandly. Breakfast: coconut yoghurt, almonds, tea & coffee. -- Interspersed with a half-hour strength and flexibility workout (I will start including my exercise with the diet for my own records ... Read more

Paleo Diet Day 13

Monday, November 26, 2012      2 comments

I'm posting this before the sun rises on Monday, Nov. 26, which will mark two weeks on a paleo diet. So far, so good. My family and I have adjusted fairly well and the Thanksgiving weekend was a success. Yesterday's bill of fare: Br... Read more

Paleo Post-Thanksgiving Edition (Day 13)

Saturday, November 24, 2012      2 comments

Slowly emerging from the holiday feasting. Maintained a good diet today: Breakfast: coconut yoghurt (not coconut flavored, but made from coconut milk by the "So Delicious" company that makes dairy-free concoctions) and almonds; coffee. ... Read more

Paleo Thanksgiving Edition (Days 11-12)

Saturday, November 24, 2012      4 comments

I hope everyone had a happy and blessed Thanksgiving. emoticon We certainly did in a lot of respects - did fun... Read more


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