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You know you've embraced Epi-Paleo when...

Discussion in 'The Epi-Paleo Diet' started by Shijin13, Aug 23, 2012.

  1. Souldanzer

    Souldanzer Banned

    lol........... when you get home with your gigantic fish head and are entirely disappointed to the point of angry it doesn't have it's brains anymore
  2. Souldanzer

    Souldanzer Banned

    when you wish you could join Gretchen's family for mealtimes b/c it would make life so much easier for you :eek:
  3. TribalSpice

    TribalSpice New Member

    I am only a newbie here, but I am starting to relate. Our family outing today was to a 13degree (55F) waterhole for a swim and I had to bring my thermometer to decide if it was cold enough.
  4. nonchalant

    nonchalant Silver

    Ohnoes, Tribal! You know there is no going back now... ;-)
  5. Shijin13

    Shijin13 Guest

    MHS is the next stop :D

    Speaking of MHS that's on the menus for lunch tomorrow.
  6. TribalSpice

    TribalSpice New Member

    I have had raw oysters for breakfast, milk has been replaced with butter in my coffee and my butt has been CTed every damn day for 4 weeks, but I draw the line at MHS. for the moment
  7. Dali Dula

    Dali Dula Moderator

    You wake up happy that it's 45 deg and the pond is getting cold enough for some serious CT.
  8. You could pick anywhere you want for your birthday dinner and you choose to stay home to under cook the fish, eat a ton of oysters and try some seaweed salad.

    And, you child eats a giant bowl of seaweed salad and proclaims he NEEEEEEEEEDDDSSSSS MORE!
  9. caroline

    caroline Moderator

    can you tell me about the seaweed salad please - do you buy it ready made or make it? I haven't quite figured out what I am looking at yet at the Asian market. I did see a bag of seaweed salad in the cooler. Is that what I want? thanks
  10. when dating, a man gets serious points for saying he loves seafood.....until you realize he means beer battered :eek:


    resisting the urge to ask for a hormone panel before the third date
  11. TribalSpice

    TribalSpice New Member

    Hahahaha. That is too funny!
  12. Shijin13

    Shijin13 Guest

    I picked some up at Costco kids eat it up
  13. Shijin13

    Shijin13 Guest

    Chaos & Havoc have declared squid & octopus as their favorite seafood
  14. vkiernan

    vkiernan Silver

    Those kiddos are way ahead of me! I cannot get over looking at those things. They gross me out completely.

    Good thing they have a really cool mom who knows all about this stuff.;) Wait til they are in school and really talk about this stuff although they probably do know.
  15. KiwiLauren

    KiwiLauren Gold

    Caroline, be REALLY careful with ready-made seaweed salads. I'm guessing Aussie is like NZ and it is most usually with MSG added, but often called other things (there is a list of synonyms/numbers that can be used)... I've found this to be the case even at the small Asian markets. I have no idea if this is true in the US. Buy it dehydrated (health shops usually have pure stuff) and make the salad yourself to be sure.
  16. Souldanzer

    Souldanzer Banned

    I've found my taste of squid flower as it's called in my Asian store. That was yummy.
  17. caroline

    caroline Moderator

    thanks Lauren. so you buy dried seaweed and then rehydrate it and make a dressing for it?
  18. Shijin13

    Shijin13 Guest

    The best way to cook squid/octopus on the girl w/smoked wood chips. Brushed w/avocado oil salt pepper & garlic
  19. KiwiLauren

    KiwiLauren Gold

    There is a great NZ company that sells mostly NZ-harvested seaweeds (with some imported from Europe) and I buy directly from them. In bulk! Then I rehydrate to make seaweed salads (and yes, then I make a dressing). But I also just sprinkle it directly on food or into soups. I eat handfuls every day. One easy way is to mash an avocado, add sea salt and some lemon juice and then chuck in a bunch of seaweed. Because it's not re-hydrated some of it (other than kelp, usually) will still be very crunchy (dulse especially) or chewy (like arame/wakame) but it still tastes great.
  20. My version of the wakame salad. . . I looked at a bunch o recipes and came up with my own.

    1 bag of wakame, crunched up into warm water till it's soft. You will know! doesn't take long. You need a bigger bowl than you think!!

    2 tbs, rice vinegar

    1 tbs, apple cider vinegar

    1 tbs, raw local honey

    1.5 tbs of actual soy sauce. . .it's expensive because it's an actual fermented thing. I think you could use coconut aminos.

    2 tbs of sesame oil

    Grated ginger, about a tbs - to taste.

    I tasted and made adjustments as desired on the sauce. drained the seaweed in the salad spinner and mixed and refridgerated and sprinkled sesame seeds on when serving. Kiddo L O V E D it.

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