Month: July 2016

My 100% honest experience with the Paleo diet

As some of you may know, I had decided to go Paleo for a month. Initially, I just wanted to try it out – see what the hype was all about. I will admit that I was definitely surprised at how challenging it was for me as well as how how well my body took to the change in diet.

I had done through research into the Paleo diet before beginning this journey and I had thought that I understood it completely. However, as I went about it, I realized that there were many grey areas which were not clearly defined. I would very often find myself googling things to find out whether they’re Paleo or not; and after a while, this becomes a tedious chore.

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Quiche Lorraine: With a bit of a twist 

This quiche was one of my childhood favorites which my mom would make on special occasions. Rather fitting I think considering that her name too was Lorraine. One adjustment which I have made was to add spinach which isn’t exactly a traditional addition to a quiche Lorraine. However, you could leave this ingredient out if you wish, it is not a critical addition. This recipe fills a 20 x 20 cm dish.

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Quick and easy Chicken Curry

A few nights ago my dad made a very special request for dinner which he hardly does. He asked me to make chicken curry. Now, I must admit that I was extremely apprehensive about it because I had never made chicken curry before. And so I did what any clueless person would: I Googled a recipe. There were so many variants with ingredients such as yogurt and coconut milk which I do not recall my mom using when she made chicken curry. Eventually, I found some similarities in the recipes and came up with my own little recipe which turned out to be really tasty. This recipe took about 40 minutes in total (because I cheated and popped the potatoes into the microwave to soften a bit first).

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