By day, Candice is a PR professional in San Francisco. In her spare time, she blogs about health and fitness with her cousin at the site, Whole Health Hacks. She loves baking gluten-free goodies, traveling, and hiking in the Bay Area.
George Bryant of Civilized Caveman is one of our favorite people in Paleo – he’s compassionate, down-to-earth, always willing to help, and, of course, he cooks amazing food (and takes beautiful photos of them)! And that’s why I’m sure you’ll love reading this interview we did with George.
In particular, his answer to question #6 is my favorite, and it’s something Jeremy and I agree with strongly!
We all know that the foods we like can change throughout our lives, but one thing I can say for sure is that I grew up loving garlic and just never stopped! As a seasoning and ingredient in soups and on meats, my family always made sure to have that extra pinch; even the smell of cooking garlic was enough to lure me into the kitchen.
Mom had no problem getting me to eat garlic, and that’s a good thing, because this unassuming little bulb of flavor really packs some amazing boosts for your health. A member of the onion family, garlic has been used since before ancient Egyptian times as a seasoning all around the world. However, even more than as a delicious food, garlic has been prized for thousands of years for its medicinal effects, many of which come from antibacterial sulfur compounds (like allicin) that appear when garlic is chewed or crushed. It’s also what gives garlic that delightfully pungent smell.
What’s great about garlic:
I’ve been low on time this past week, and so I started creating 10 minute meals (start to finish) like this one.
Of course, if you have more time or energy, then go for the more complicated dishes, but if you’re looking for some super super fast and easy (and cheap) Paleo meals, then keep reading.