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Thread: What new foods have you discovered from being primal?

  1. #41
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Victoria, BC
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    Parsnip everything... roasted, mash etc love it.
    Coconut oil/cream etc.
    Crio Bru
    Cocoa nibs
    Much nicer organic meat.... so much tastier.
    Great paleo recipes
    Deep fried Plantains.........eek like candy indeed
    Roasted beets
    Just a liking for so many different veggies, that I have never had before. I am amazed I like them.

  2. #42
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    Oct 2012
    I have discovered bok choy, brussels sprouts, kale, sugar snap peas, macadamia nuts and tomatoes (yeah I knew about tomatoes but hated eating them until now).

  3. #43
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    Sep 2012
    The first thing I found that I really enjoy now is yogurt..... particularly greek yogurt. I have never been a "rotten milk product" fan, but I really like greek yougurt! Whodathunkit.
    Next on the list have been a variety of squashes. Acorn, pumpkin (other than pie),patty pan, delicata. Roast them in a little olive oil with a touch of salt and pepper.... ohhh yum

    And stirfry... with bok choy

  4. #44
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    North Carolina
    Quote Originally Posted by Goldie View Post
    I found a chayote squash in the grocery store tonight. I've never seen them before. I bought one. Now I just need to learn how to cook it! (Or not... I wonder how it tastes raw?)
    I think they are really similar to yellow summer squash. They seem to go by many names. Wikipedia gives a list including:
    Christophene, cho-cho, mirliton, pear squash, choko, pipinola, and güisquil.
    Chayote - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    My stepmom called them mirlitons and stuffed them with shrimp and breadcrumbs and stuff. They were awesome.

  5. #45
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Vegetables. I despised everything except onions, garlic, and mushrooms before I started Primal. I have been reborn as a vegetable lover...
    this great blue world of ours seems a house of leaves, moments before the wind

  6. #46
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    northern va
    Wait for Trader Joes'! they have everything!

    Quote Originally Posted by Goldie View Post
    No to Wegmans, and Trader Joe's is "Opening SOON!" in Salt Lake City. Whole Paycheck didn't have it, neither does Smith's/Albertson's, nor does the base commissary.

    Farmer's markets are done for the year, here. They didn't have kohlrabi at the final one for the year, Oct. 6th. We had 8" of snow last week (mostly melted now)!

    I still have to check the nearest Wal-Market (Walmart Market?) but if Smith's didn't have any, I don't have much hope for Wal-Market.
    Health is Wealth!

  7. #47
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    Jun 2012
    Northern Utah
    Quote Originally Posted by simpstr View Post
    Wait for Trader Joes'! they have everything!
    I shopped at Trader Joe's in Ohio when I was TDY there (TDY=MilitarySpeak for "business trip".) It was a pretty small one, and I noticed right off that it's not necessarily primal/paleo, but there's plenty of selection of good stuff! I'm hoping we get a big Trader Joe's here!

  8. #48
    Coconut cream and bone broth.

  9. #49
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Sweet potatoes. I mean, I knew about and ate them before, but I have a new appreciation for them now on heavy workout days. Sliced and baked in foil with coconut oil, chili powder, and garlic salt? Holy freaking crap.

    Also, sardines are awesome. Better than tuna in my opinion. Also, liver is tasty if you do it right. And way more avocados in the last year than I'd had in my entire life previously.

  10. #50
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    Dec 2011
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    Flax meal! so good I eat it with everything
    Started Primal November 20, 2011
    Slipped from Christmas-New Years
    January 2, 2012 until Death= 100% Primal/Paleo

    Start Weight-210
    Goal Weight-Skinny with a 6 pack and lean all around


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