The Paleo Diet Food Lists - Cooking The Paleo Diet with Herbs.
By Gail Mercedes
Paleo Food List
Foods Allowed on Paleo Food List:
-Fresh and dried herbs
-Spices and natural enhancers (garlic, onions, peppers, cloves and etc.)
Foods allowed in the Paleo Diet are lean meats, poultry, fish, fresh fruits and vegetables, nuts, seeds, spices and fresh and dried herbs. There are a world of creative Paleo Recipes that can be deliciously enhanced with fresh and dried herbs. Let us review herbs and herb glossary.
- Bay: Used in soups and stews. Substitute: Thyme
Basil: Vegetables great with tomatoes. Substitutes: Marjoram, Mint
Cayenne Pepper: Obtained from small fruited varieties of capsicum. Is a dull red color. Used in small amounts in vegetables, meats, salad dressing and cheese.
Chili Pepper: Dark Red contains antioxidants and may retard bacterial growth. -
- Chives: Good with salads and Cold Plates. Substitutes: Scallions & Green Onions
Cilantro: Salsa, Asian & Caribbean Foods. Substitutes: Flat-leaf Parsley Spicy Basils
Cinnamon: Tan brown in color. Contains antioxidants and may retard bacterial growth
Cloves: Dark brown in color. Usually used in combination with other spices. Has a bitter flavor.
Curry: Contains antioxidants and may retard bacterial growth
Dill: Fish, Chicken, Eggs, Salads, Beans, Carrots, Cucumbers, Cabbage, Potatoes, Pickles & Sour Cream or Yogurt Dips. Substitute: Caraway
Lemon Grass: Thai Dishes, Chicken, Beef, Curry sometimes combined with coconut milk. Substitute: Lemon Zest
Lemon Verbana: Fish, Poultry, Marinades, Salad Dressings, Jams, Sauces, Teas Substitute: Lemon Grass & Lemon Zest
Mint: Lamb, Eggplant, Desserts Teas, Salads, Vegetables, Fruits. Substitute: Spicy Basils
Mustard: Young tender leaves are used for greens and for salads. Seeds are used as a ground spice in salads dressings, pickles, sauces, in some vegetables and cheeses.
Oregano: Beef, Chicken, Pasta, Tomatoes. Substitute: Marjoram, Mint, Basil
Parsley: Popular herb that can be used in variety of ways. Can be used in fruit and vegetable salads, in sandwiches, in soup and gravy.
Pepper Grass or Cress: Can be used in salads and sandwiches.
Sage: Poultry, Beans, Stuffing, Pasta. Substitute: Thyme, Summer Savory
Tarragon: Chicken, Eggs, Fish Substitute: Anise, Fennel
Sweet Basil: Flavor of cloves. Flavors salads, soups and meats.
Grow your own herbs in your kitchen garden window and your favorite spot in your garden or patio. Herbs taste are enhanced when fresh.
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The Paleo Diet is gluten, dairy, soy and preservative free. The Paleo Diet is a low carb and low fat diet. The Paleo Diet allows herbs, spices and natural enhancers. With this herb glossary be creative with your Paleo Recipes.
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