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Archive for September, 2012

24 Sep

Roasted Beef Tenderloin Dinner with Bacon-Wrapped Figs

Mark’s Daily Apple reader Lucy submitted this Primal Blueprint recipe video as her entry to this year’s Primal Blueprint Recipe Video contest. This is one in a series of recipe videos, workout videos, Grokfeasts and other contest submissions that will be published all week long. View them all and vote for your favorites later this […]

24 Sep

Stuffed Pumpkin

Mark’s Daily Apple reader Zack submitted this Primal Blueprint recipe video as his entry to this year’s Primal Blueprint Recipe Video contest. This is one in a series of recipe videos, workout videos, Grokfeasts and other contest submissions that will be published all week long. View them all and vote for your favorites later this […]

24 Sep

Ancestral Spaghetti

Mark’s Daily Apple reader Alix submitted this Primal Blueprint recipe video as her entry to this year’s Primal Blueprint Recipe Video contest. This is one in a series of recipe videos, workout videos, Grokfeasts and other contest submissions that will be published all week long. View them all and vote for your favorites later this […]

24 Sep

Peruvian Chicharrones

Mark’s Daily Apple reader Daniella submitted this Primal Blueprint recipe video as her entry to this year’s Primal Blueprint Recipe Video contest. This is one in a series of recipe videos, workout videos, Grokfeasts and other contest submissions that will be published all week long. View them all and vote for your favorites later this […]

24 Sep

Roasted Lamb & Mushrooms

Mark’s Daily Apple reader Jared submitted this Primal Blueprint recipe video as his entry to this year’s Primal Blueprint Recipe Video contest. This is one in a series of recipe videos, workout videos, Grokfeasts and other contest submissions that will be published all week long. View them all and vote for your favorites later this […]

24 Sep

Spanish Omelet with Caramelized Onions

Mark’s Daily Apple reader Nacho submitted this Primal Blueprint recipe video as his entry to this year’s Primal Blueprint Recipe Video contest. This is one in a series of recipe videos, workout videos, Grokfeasts and other contest submissions that will be published all week long. View them all and vote for your favorites later this […]

24 Sep

Lamb Chops & Pistachio Pesto

Mark’s Daily Apple reader Dean submitted this Primal Blueprint recipe video as his entry to this year’s Primal Blueprint Recipe Video contest. This is one in a series of recipe videos, workout videos, Grokfeasts and other contest submissions that will be published all week long. View them all and vote for your favorites later this […]

24 Sep

Bacon-Wrapped, Stuffed Hweenies…On a Stick

Mark’s Daily Apple reader Jeff submitted this Primal Blueprint recipe video as his family’s entry to this year’s Primal Blueprint Recipe Video contest. This is one in a series of recipe videos, workout videos, Grokfeasts and other contest submissions that will be published all week long. View them all and vote for your favorites later […]

24 Sep

Almond Muffins

Mark’s Daily Apple reader Jill submitted this Primal Blueprint recipe video as her entry to this year’s Primal Blueprint Recipe Video contest. This is one in a series of recipe videos, workout videos, Grokfeasts and other contest submissions that will be published all week long. View them all and vote for your favorites later this […]

24 Sep

Primal Beef Burgers

Mark’s Daily Apple reader Asha submitted this Primal Blueprint recipe video as her entry to this year’s Primal Blueprint Recipe Video contest. This is one in a series of recipe videos, workout videos, Grokfeasts and other contest submissions that will be published all week long. View them all and vote for your favorites later this […]

23 Sep

Weekend Link Love – Edition 208

Research of the Week A recent vision study finds that men are better at detecting rapidly moving images and perceiving fine detail, while women are better at discriminating between colors. The study’s author was unable to establish a clear evolutionary reason for this development, but I’d love to hear your guesses. According to a new […]

22 Sep

Dairy-Free Green Goddess Dressing

This recipe for Dairy-Free Green Goddess Dressing turns salad into a sumptuous feast. The creamy texture is outrageously good, without any dairy or mayonnaise. How? The trick is blending a little coconut milk with avocado then adding an abundance of fresh herbs to drown out the coconut flavor. The result is a savory, herbal, garlicky […]

22 Sep

Contest: Bacon Bonanza

The Prize: A Bacon Bonanza prize package from U.S. Wellness which is comprised of all this bacony goodness: Beef Bacon Sugar Free Beef Bacon Beef Bacon Tips Sugar Free Beef Bacon Tips Pork Bacon Sugar Free Pork Bacon Pork Bacon Ends Sugar Free Pork Bacon Ends

21 Sep

From Sugar-Burner to Fat-Burner: A Transformation Story

It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll continue to publish these each Friday as long as they keep […]

21 Sep

Special Offer: Try Both Flavors of Primal Fuel – SOLD OUT!

**Update: Sorry Folks, this offer in no longer available. However, you can still check out both flavors of Primal Fuel by visiting PrimalBlueprint.com!** Instead of a contest today, I have a special offer for MDA readers… In the two years that Primal Fuel has been available, thousands of people have tried it, and if the […]

20 Sep

Action Item #5: Slow Life Down

Of all the Action Items, #5 can be the hardest or the easiest for people. (Confession time: it’s the one I still work on.) It’s probably the most far-reaching of the AIs, but likely the most fun. In the midst of great Primal fare and Grok approved exercise, there’s the rest of life after all. […]

20 Sep

Contest: Title Twisters

The Prize: Organic, grass-fed, grass-finished beef jerky, dried mango, roasted and salted macadamia nuts, marcona almonds and dried cranberries, all conveniently vacuum-sealed into perfect serving sizes and delivered directly to your front door? Umm… yes please! And don’t forget Primal Pacs have no preservatives, grains or gluten, so they’re perfectly Primal. The lucky winner of […]

19 Sep

Action Item #4: Exercise Primally – Move, Lift, and Sprint!

For as much as I emphasize the importance of food with regards to health and body composition and deemphasize the purely mechanical act of burning calories through arduous, protracted exercise, you still do have to move. You have to lift heavy things. You have to move very quickly every once in awhile. You have to […]

19 Sep

Contest: What Do You Want from Upcoming Book, Primal Woman?

The Prize: The ULTIMATE posture correction package courtesy of Esther Gokhale, owner and founder of the Gokhale Method Institute! Do you suffer from mild to chronic back pain, inhibiting your sleep and daily life? Have you succumbed to the fact that this is “just how it is?” Not so fast… The Gokhale Method is a […]

18 Sep

Action Item #3: Make the Healthiest Choices Across the Spectrum

Most of us aren’t hunters. Most of us can’t take days off from work to gather some edible bulbs and silently stalk a wild beast whose pursuit might not even end in a kill and meal. No, we are modern humans who go to work, who wield income rather than spears, who mosey on down […]

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