You may heard of the Paleo Diet, and are also unaware what the diet consists of.
They did not eat food that was processed, refined, cooked with toxic oils, or that contained sugar, unlike the majority of the foods that we eat today (The PaleoSecret).
There are a small number of cultures in the world today, who continue to live a paleolithic hunter-gatherer lifestyle.
Those who live in a modern society cultures, try to recreate elements of a paleolithic lifestyle.
They do so in an attempt to improve or enhance their health, fitness and happiness by avoiding the common diseases that most of society faces today, which include obesity, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, allergies, depression, and chronic stress.
The paleo diet encourages eating generous amounts of saturated fats like coconut oil and butter or clarified butter.
The diet also promotes not using oils made from vegetables, or that are hydrogenated and partly-hydrogenated.
These oil include, but not limited to, margarine, soybean oil, corn oil, peanut oil, canola oil, safflower oil and sunflower oil.
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Olive oil and avocado oil’s are encouraged for consumption, but only use them in salad dressings and to drizzle over food (Paleo Leap – Paleo Diet 101).
A paleo diet is neither vegetarian or Vegan.
Paleo eaters eat meat, unlike vegetarians, though they will eat dairy or eggs (depending on the person), and unlike vegans who eat no meat at all, including the by products of animals, such as dairy products, eggs, and even honey.
Blueberry Muffins Paleo Style
2 cups almond flour
1/2 teaspoon Himalayan salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 large eggs
1/4 cup melted ghee
1/3 cup raw honey
1 1/2 teaspoon real vanilla
1 1/4 cups blueberries
A few pumpkin seeds and berries for topping the muffins
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a 12 mold muffin pan with baking cups.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the wet ingredients, then combine the wet ingredients with the dry, and incorporate together. Next fold in the blueberries.
Enjoy some other desserts using alternatives to whole wheat or grain flour, both Paleo approved.
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