Cabbage

I’ve decided to post some of my favourite new paleo-friendly recipes.  Here is one of them. This simple recipe is tasty and powerful for your health. This pan in the picture represents half a head of red cabbage, chopped into strips. You start by chopping 3 to 4 strips of bacon and cooking them in a…

Evening Drinks – An Update

Some months back I wrote an article on Evening Drinks.  In this article, I want to provide a little update with some further thoughts and ideas on the topic, including a great new Evening Drink recipe I’ve been using. To recap, I spent the first 4 1/2 months of the year drink-free, which was a great…

Paleo – Eating Like a Caveman

In case you’ve missed it, there’s been a huge amount of talk recently about the ‘Paleo Diet’.  But what is a ‘Paleo Diet’ and what are the benefits?  This is not some faddish diet that will last 5 seconds, although some principles of the Paleo Diet were part of the famous Atkins diet.  The name ‘Paleo’…

Changing the thinking on drinking

As a start, I have to say that I love a drink.  In Canada (my adoptive home and native land), drinking alcohol is ingrained in everyday life (at least the version of society that I know). As I have traveled and lived around the world, it has been interesting to experience the things that are…

Olives = Power Food

Olives, for me, were one of those foods that were a bit of an acquired taste over my lifetime.  As a kid, I certainly was not craving them.  Although my Dad always put sliced black olives from a can on our homemade pizzas (which were a household favourite). Like so many foods, you don’t truly…

Globalism & Your Food

Globalism is having a major impact on your diet, whether you realize it or not – whether you want to think about it or not.  My sense, frankly, is that most people don’t want to think about it  It’s a slow creeping impact; not the kind of thing that is going to hit you all…

Stop Industrial Food Production

Some stories set me off like a rocket.  Many stories to be honest, but today this article titled “Rash of Foodborne Outbreaks Highlight Dangers of Industrialized Food System” has been the catalyst. The link I clicked through to get to the article was titled “3 Foods You Should Steer Clear Of”.  The headline implied that…