The "caveman diet" is getting a real workout across Colorado. The creation of Loren Cordain, a Colorado State University professor who wrote The Paleo Diet
and numerous follow-up books, the diet has been picked up by the Crossfit community and many other fans of healthy eating. But while it promises weight loss, lower blood pressure, less risk of cardiovascular disease and increased athletic performance, the diet doesn't promise that it's easy to follow outside of your own kitchen. The high-protein diet focuses on consuming foods that could be hunted and gathered during the Paleolithic era: grass-fed meat, fish, eggs, tree nuts, vegetables and fruit. Since dairy, grains, sugar, legumes, potatoes and processed oils are no-nos, dining out can be challenging even if a chef is willing to accommodate a gluten-free, veggies-instead-of-rice and no-cheese, please, order.
Because there is a little caveman in all of us, here's a list of list of ten perfectly paleo dishes that don't require any substitutes or swaps.
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