Paleo Hacks

BAKE IT BABY!

BAKE IT BABY!

Baking is a bit of an art at the best of times, but Paleo baking is a bit of different animal. You're baking without gluten, sometimes with more fats, and definitely with flours that don't act like conventional wheat flour. Here's a little...

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HOW TO MAKE POACHED & SHREDDED CHICKEN

HOW TO MAKE POACHED & SHREDDED CHICKEN

This is a quick and easy thing to know how to do. It's great to knock up any day of the week so there's protein in the fridge to help you chuck together fast snacks and meals. You can use skinless/boneless chicken breast or thighs or a mixture of...

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WHY YOU SHOULD INVEST IN A CAST IRON PAN

WHY YOU SHOULD INVEST IN A CAST IRON PAN

One of my fave cooking items I own is my cast iron pan. I can hear you guys now "but they're so heavy". Well, lets build those biceps Susan, because this pan belongs in your kitchen. Some pans are like women's shampoo - only for medium blonde...

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Banana-Free Paleo Pancakes & Waffles

Banana-Free Paleo Pancakes & Waffles

So, I've had some folks tell me they don't dig bananas, so what can they use instead when it come to whizzing up pancakes or waffles with our Smith St Paleo Pancake & Waffle Mix? It's really a case of subbing in 1/2 cup of any of the following...

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Nice Melons

Nice Melons

Picking melons at the store can be a bit hit and miss, but here’s a little guide I follow to try to make more hits than misses…. When picking a WATERMELON: pick it up, it should feel heavy for its size.  look for a buttery yellow spot on one side....

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BLOAT YOUR GOAT?

BLOAT YOUR GOAT?

So even though we’ve learnt we’re not really built for it, we continue to consume cow boob juice in our diet. Apparently up to 70% of the world population show signs of lactose intolerance, so instead of 7 out of 10 of you continuously crop dusting...

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THE FLEXIBLE PALEO DIET

THE FLEXIBLE PALEO DIET

Now I’ve got a confession to make. I’m not strictly 100% Paleo 100% of the time. Oh my gosh! The shock! The horror! I’m more of an 80-20 kinda girl. Maybe even 90-10. But I never want to be that person who no one wants to invite over or go out for...

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Know your Cabbage

Know your Cabbage

I hated cabbage when I was a kid. It smelt like farts and I always thought it was bland and horrible. My mum, bless her cotton socks, wasn't the best in the kitchen when I was a kid, and she just used to boil it up then jazz it up with black...

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Making Veggie stock from Scraps

Making Veggie stock from Scraps

Stock or broth is something I always have in the fridge or freezer, whether its veg or meat-based. It’s the base for knocking up quick soups, gives body and flavour to slow cooked dishes, perfect for braising leafy greens and deglazing pans. Here’s...

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Explaining Chronic Inflammation

Explaining Chronic Inflammation

So we keep hearing the term inflammation being bandied about, which seems like a pretty broad term, and also can be cured with a turmeric latte if you listen to all the hippy-dippy-do-dah "wellness" bloggers out there, but what does it actually...

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Paleo Multi-Seed Bread Mix

Paleo Multi-Seed Bread Mix

By now I'm hoping you guys have all tried our Paleo Multi-Seed Bread Mix. It's a pantry must-have for when that bread craving hits. It's packed with nuts and seeds and super filling. All you need to add is the wet ingredients, simple! - no...

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What’s the Dealio with MCT Oils?

What’s the Dealio with MCT Oils?

As the name suggests, MCT (medium chain triglyceride) oil contains medium-length chains of fat called triglycerides. It’s the mystical ingredient in your bulletproof coffee and is mainly derived from coconut oil. MCT oil has quite a few health...

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