Monthly Archives: April 2013

Yet another “wow” moment I owe to paleo…

Yesterday, a Saturday, my husband and I set an alarm and woke up extra early to go kayaking on Biscayne Bay.  Since he is a student at Florida International University, the two of us were able to take advantage of a group kayaking event for just $10!  We’ve been considering buying our own kayaks, so […]

When the going gets tough, the tough eat bacon?

This was a rough week, for a lot of reasons (personally, I had a fender-bender, I was mega-busy at work, blah blah blah). And the week started off with the bombing of the Boston Marathon, and was followed by the Texas fertilizer plant explosion. Monday, daunted with the week to come, I got home and […]

Nature vs. Nurture

For Valentine’s Day this year, my husband and I got DNA analysis!  We used a company called “23 and Me” though there are other companies that do this. (I should note that I have been very pleased with the service and information this company has provided.) They analyze your DNA using a mailed-in saliva sample. […]

Paleo/Primal Cookie Bake-Off!

Remember the scientific method?  You formulate a question, make a hypothesis/prediction, conduct testing, and then analyze the results.  I was a big-time science nerd in school, and loved the scientific method.  In our spare time, my nerdy friends and I did silly “experiments” like “What happens when you microwave an M&M?”  and then write up […]

Paleo Chicken Coconut Curry

Curries and Paleo go great together: protein, veggies, and spices.  If you want a replacement for the bed of rice you’d get at your favorite Thai or Indian restaurant, there’s always cauliflower rice! I had a bunch of chicken legs and thighs in the fridge, 2 cans of coconut milk in my cabinet, and had […]