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  1. Thread: Zucchini

    by Mike Opteris
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    In my exprience zucchini/summer squash is not a...

    In my exprience zucchini/summer squash is not a starchy vegetable. Zucchini doesn't raise my blood sugar and as an insulin dependent diabetic that very important. I eat tons of zucchini/summer squash...
  2. Try pumpkin! Use the same amount as the berries....

    Try pumpkin! Use the same amount as the berries. Kinda like a little portable pumpkin pie. Also try peach. Those two have got to be my Fall favorites. Thanks Batty for this staple of my diet!
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    [QUOTE=kennelmom;207818] I find that the meat...

    [QUOTE=kennelmom;207818] I find that the meat actually *has* flavor, versus CAFO meat that tends to be bland and tasteless.
    Yep, what she said. I grew up on an organic subsistence farm and we...
  4. I go with the following: 4 tsp pickling or...

    I go with the following:
    4 tsp pickling or kosher salt
    1 tsp ground black pepper
    1 tsp chili powder
    1 tsp garlic powder
    2 tsp liquid smoke
    1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
    Let it marinate for at...
  5. Thanks Al! I'll work on getting a strap setup. I...

    Thanks Al! I'll work on getting a strap setup. I believe that'll work!
    Mike
  6. Hey Al, Thanks for all your great advice. It's...

    Hey Al,
    Thanks for all your great advice. It's helped a lot.
    While we are talking pushups, I just broke my hand. Do you have any suggestions on what to do for upper body bodyweight exercises with...
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    Jefferson, I want to let you know that your...

    Jefferson,
    I want to let you know that your mental journey nearly mirrors mine. I was angry at CW for allowing me to suffer for so long when the answer was right there. I was angry that my pancreas...
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    You may have already seen this, Mark has another...

    You may have already seen this, Mark has another link to it on his Tuesday Blog.
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    should've showed up in your email with your...

    should've showed up in your email with your weekly newsletter. At least mine did.
    Good luck
    Mike
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    Ditto. Great and easy to apply for anyone at any...

    Ditto. Great and easy to apply for anyone at any fitness level.
    Thanks,
    Mike
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    Everyone above has excellent advice, especially...

    Everyone above has excellent advice, especially regarding consulting a professional. However, if you are unable to afford the cost there may still be alternatives. Check out Mark's new book Primal...
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    iPOD Apps for Nutrition Info

    I'd like to throw this question out to the Tribe. Do you know of a great free app for iPOD for nutritional information? I've seen several in the App Store but none of them "jumped out" at me. I need...
  13. Food? LOL!

    Food?
    LOL!
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    I realize that everyone is basically the same and...

    I realize that everyone is basically the same and therefore there will be some absolutes regarding macronutrients. However, in the case with ODAR and myself, you need to factor in diabetes and...
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    ODAR, You are correct in that you need to...

    ODAR,
    You are correct in that you need to closely monitor your protein intake if you want to keep dropping weight.Dr. B recommends set amounts in his book. I go with 24g for breakfast, 40g for...
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    As an insulin dependent person with diabetes I...

    As an insulin dependent person with diabetes I can attest to the fact that there is a major debate among diabetics as to what is considered "normal" or non-diabetic blood glucose (BG) numbers. Jenny...
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    Yeah, she's a Keeper! I'd be half a human without...

    Yeah, she's a Keeper! I'd be half a human without her! Thanx!
  18. Thread: Ox tongue

    by Mike Opteris
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    Yes, I peel the tongue. Once it's cooked it's...

    Yes, I peel the tongue. Once it's cooked it's fairly easy to peel and makes it real quick to pop open a jar and endulge! I don't refrigerate the mix. Once it's canned with the vinegar, it should last...
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    I live in south central PA, humidity and temps in...

    I live in south central PA, humidity and temps in the 90's. I just spent 3 days replacing a roof on my garage. Besides eating primal and daily cool showers, I used just plain baking soda dusted on my...
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    I can fruit without sugar by adding a tablespoon...

    I can fruit without sugar by adding a tablespoon of lemon juice to each pint jar. I haven't tried any lately but the recipe was found here: http://www.pickyourown.org/sugarsolution.htmere. I cut...
  21. Thread: Ox tongue

    by Mike Opteris
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    I pickle mine with the heart. Use about 2 cups...

    I pickle mine with the heart. Use about 2 cups apple cider vinegar, 1/3 cup of salt, bring to a boil. Place tongue in canning jar and cover with boiling pickling mix. Seal jar with canning lids and...
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    The Gallic Wars by Caesar. It has great...

    The Gallic Wars by Caesar. It has great descriptions of the "barbarian" tribes especially the Celts and Germanic tribes. So it's also a bit of geneology I suppose too.
    Mike
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    if I'm a junior member and have "senior" moments,...

    if I'm a junior member and have "senior" moments, does that equal a 'member'?
    LOL
    Mike ah er ah oh yeah Opteris
  24. Soylent green is.... I'm with gottaluvalab. As...

    Soylent green is....
    I'm with gottaluvalab. As the original article says "It sounds like a sci-fi nightmare"
    Personally, I have a moral dilemma eating food created in a lab. Does hydrogenated...
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    Ahh c'mon, part of the fun of being primal is the...

    Ahh c'mon, part of the fun of being primal is the culinary adventure. Plus pickeling is a great way to preserve food. I eat what I can then preserve the rest for later, then enjoy it all over again!
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