Category: Blog

Let’s Get Ready For Christmas! Don’t Wait For The Last Minute

Let’s Get Ready For Christmas! Don’t Wait For The Last Minute

🎄 Let’s Get Ready For Christmas! 🎄   Ok, now that Halloween is over, I have to get a move on getting ready for Christmas. October got away from me this year and I’m a month behind in my Christmas tasks, but I know I can whip […]

How To Create A WordPress Blog!

How To Create A WordPress Blog!

How To Create A Money Making Blog-site By now you have probably figured out you have to spend money to make money right? Create Blog-site You will see a lot of articles out there telling you “Get Rich Quick”  or ” I made 10,000 in […]

Savoury Dairy Free Pumpkin Soup | The Paleo Plan

Savoury Dairy Free Pumpkin Soup | The Paleo Plan

 The Paleo Meal Plan

Jump to Recipe      Print Recipe

 

Paleo

 

What Is Paleo?

Taking us way back to the Paleolithic era, when cavemen existed. The caveman would predominately eat only foods either available or consumed by humans.

The Paleolithic era lasted 2.6 million years. WOW! They must have been doing something right! The Paleo diet includes vegetables, fruits, nuts, roots and meat. It excludes foods like dairy products, grains, sugar, legumes, processed oils, salt, alcohol and coffee.

paleo

What To Avoid

The Paleo diet is based on avoiding processed foods. The historical Paleo diet avoided foods that humans began eating after the Neolithic Revolution. This was when humans started transitioning from hunter/gatherer lifestyles to settled agriculture.

Starting at less than $8/month with PaleoPlan.com

Paleo Nutrition Pattern

The Paleo lifestyle will improve your health and may lead to improvements in body composition and metabolic effects. However; it can also lead to an inadequate calcium intake.

If you want to eat as they did in the Paleolithic era this would be described as including:

  • Vegetables (including root vegetables)
  • Fruits (including fruit oils, olive oil, coconut oil, palm oil)
  • Nuts
  • Roots
  • Meat
  • Organ meat
  • Vegetables including root vegetables
  • Fish
  • Eggs

Excluding:

  • Dairy
  • Grain – based foods
  • Legumes
  • Extra sugar
  • Refined fats
  • Refined carbohydrates
  • Avoiding all processed foods

 

Benefits Of Seasonal Eating

Some of the benefit you get from eating seasonally is that you are eating more fruits and vegetables at the same time of the year that they are grown in. Growing our food organically and without pesticides is so much healthier for our bodies and is also alot tastier.

Fall is one of my favourite seasons ( my cozy season) because it comes with the majority of our root vegetables such as:

  • Squash
  • Pumpkin
  • Beets
  • Cabbage

and tree fruits like:

  • Apples
  • Pears
  • Figs

paleo

Meal Planning 

Creating a meal plan will help you stay on track. It is easier to eat healthier when there is a plan in place instead of on the fly meals. We all know how busy life is and if we don’t plan to eat healthy and out running errands and our tummy starts to growl, we look over and see Mc Donald’s, we all know what happens next!

If you are thinking about eating healthier, I urge you to try

THE PALEO PLAN

The Paleo Plan is the Easiest Way To Start Living Paleo. It will help you achieve optimal health on the Paleo diet with weekly meal plans and shopping lists, hundreds of delicious recipes, and super-effective body-weight workouts you can do from home.

 

Get the FREE starter kit today!

 

Healthier Lifestlye

INSIDE, YOU’LL DISCOVER…

  • 25 Delicious Paleo “Starter” Recipes
  • Our complete “Paleo Food Swaps” guide
  • A complete starter shopping list
  • Tons more free resources

Everything You Need To Eat Healthier & Get Fit With Paleo

 

PALEOMEAL PLANS

Weekly Paleo meal plans—including recipes and shopping lists—sent straight to your inbox. No more wondering what’s for dinner.

 

FIT AT-HOME WORKOUTS

Get lean & strong with weekly at-home, body weight workouts designed by our fitness expert.

 

QUICK-START GUIDE

Everything you need to know about eating Paleo packed into a convenient free book shipped to your doorstep. Includes 6 weeks of free meal plans.

CHALLENGES

Join us for one of our expert guided challenges to kick start your  journey

Get Instant Access

 

paleo pumpkin soup
Print
Dairy Free Savoury Pumpkin Soup
Course: Soup
Servings: 4
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 medium garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 tsp tumeric
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 can organic pumpkin puree or homemade
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup coconut milk full fat
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg ground
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds garnish
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley garnish
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt to taste
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. In dutch oven or large stock pot, heat oil over medium heat and add the onion

  2. Saute until soft and stir in the garlic, turmeric and cinnamon. Season with salt and pepper.

    Cook for about 1 minute and add the pumpkin and broth

  3. Bring the soup to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Simmer for 5 minutes and turn off heat

  4. Transfer to a blender and blend until smooth. 

    Transfer back into pot

  5. Add the coconut milk and nutmeg and bring to a low simmer. Simmer until heated through

  6. Top with desired garnished and serve.

Do You Have A Recipe You Would Like To Share?

Leave in comments below

or

CLICK HERE TO   Submit a recipe to post to this site 

 


References for this post:

British Dietetic Association

Wikipedia

The New Age Caveman And The City ( The New York Times)

Weight Loss And Other Benefits Of Ginger Root

Weight Loss And Other Benefits Of Ginger Root

Weight Loss And Other Benefits Of Ginger Root   What is Ginger? Ginger has been used for many years as an alternative medicine. The underground part of the stem; the Ginger Root is what the spice is made from. Ginger has been known to help […]

The Best Household Uses For Vinegar – When Cleaning Is Your Friend

The Best Household Uses For Vinegar – When Cleaning Is Your Friend

  Amazing Uses For Vinegar Ever have one of those days where nothing goes right? I don’t know about you but the day before my birthday is ALWAYS one of those days. Well today is that day. When I’ve had a bad day, I like […]