Tag Archives: primal

Preparation

Next week starts week 2 of the 30-Day Re-Introduction Challenge. This week, in addition to everything we did last week, we will cut out refined sugar entirely and put away our bottles of cognac. Depending on how long you’ve been off … Continue reading

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Simple Snacks

Snacking can be difficult any time of the year for those of us trying to live the primal lifestyle. Summer is especially tricky, though, with ice cream, popsicles, and frappucinos on every corner. Fortunately for us, fresh local fruit is in … Continue reading

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Try this experiment: Go to two different blogs, scan the comments

I think that people are starting to wake up to the fact something is wrong with the conventional wisdom on diet.   For the past several decades, government officials and health experts have been telling people to adopt a low-fat, high-carb … Continue reading

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$3 Dinner Contest – Pulled Pork w/Guacamole

When it comes to maximizing Primal calories per dollar here in Chicago, you can’t beat shopping at your local hispanic market.  They focus almost exclusively on meat and produce, and their prices are a fraction of the cost of the … Continue reading

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My $3 Paleo Dinner (with pictures)

Chuck posted a fun contest on Friday.  Bottom line: Make a primal dinner with meat and veggies for $3.00 or less per person. I read that and thought, great idea!  One of the common complaints about the diet is that … Continue reading

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Horsemeat: Coming to a Butcher Near You?

Imagine heading down to your local butcher for a few pounds of grassfed beef, and sitting right next to your favorite strip steak is a pile of butchered horse-steaks & horse-burgers.  Would you you be intrigued or disgusted?  Why? On … Continue reading

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You might want to draw the line at primal biking….

Here’s a video going viral right now.   I happened across it on John Durant’s hunter-gatherer site, though it’s already over 7 million views after just 3 days. Amazing: Here’s a screen capture I took: According to the YouTube description: Mountain … Continue reading

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30+ FOR 30: We Have an Army of 30+ Doing Mark Sisson’s Primal Blueprint 30-Day Challenge

The Primal Challenge is proud to announce that we have an Army of 30+ people participating in Mark Sisson’s Primal Blueprint 30 Day Challenge:  over 30 for 30! We’re a diverse group:  men and women, young and old, short and … Continue reading

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“What can I eat on the primal diet? There seems to be disagreement.”

Here’s a question you probably come across from time to time: “What can I eat on the primal diet?   There seems to be disagreement.” Perhaps you’re asking it yourself.  I know that I have.  It doesn’t help that there are … Continue reading

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GET ‘THE CAVEMAN’ SPECIAL: When eating out, ask for primal

Today I came to work without food.   Antonie and I spent the weekend in Michigan with my family, and we didn’t get home until after 1am last night.   We were exhausted, and I left for work this morning … Continue reading

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Primal & paleo book recommendations for a beginner. Where to start?

The other day I got an email from a cousin about primal book recommendations for a beginner.  She’s interested and wants to learn more.   So what should she do?  Or, perhaps, what should you do? This is what I … Continue reading

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My Old Man and Me Commit to 100% Primal

It’s go time!  My dad and I have committed to going 100% primal for the whole month of September.   That means no cheat meals, no sugary snacks & no grains whatsoever. He’s been primal since Easter and has made … Continue reading

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Watch This Movie: Fat Head

Antonie and I watched Fat Head last night, a documentary on health & diet by filmmaker Tom Naughton that is available right now to Watch Instantly on Hulu.  I’ve embedded it below so you can watch without even leaving this page! … Continue reading

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My Favorite Primal Breakfast

Here’s a quick & easy primal breakfast you can make.   And it has the added bonus of being super tasty and healthy.  Importantly, you can and should switch up the ingredients whenever you feel like it.   Variation is … Continue reading

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A Work of Art: Chuck’s Eggplant Dish

We introduced you to Chuck Grimmett a few weeks ago.   He’s one of the folks taking our Primal Challenge.  And, as we pointed out, he’s also quite the chef.   Check out these pictures from his post Eggplant Dish: … Continue reading

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