Recipe Of The Week:

Lemon Meringue Pie

Ingredients

Lemon Filling
1 cup lemon juice
5tsp finely grated lemon rind
(approximately 4 lemons)
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/2 cup coconut milk
4tbs arrow root
5 egg yolks
Meringue
5 egg whites
2tbs maple syrup

Instructions

Preheat a fan-forced oven to 160o Celsius/325o
Fahrenheit.
Place lemon juice, lemon rind and maple syrup
in a medium size pan on low heat.
In a small bowl, combine coconut milk and
arrow root powder. Add to lemon juice
mixture, stirring consistently until simmering.
Beat egg yolks together in a small bowl then add to
simmering lemon mixture, stir constantly for 3-4
minutes, or until mixture
has thickened. Pour into a pie dish.

To make the meringue, beat the egg whites and
maple syrup in a medium size mixing bowl until stiff
peaks form.
Spoon the meringue on top of the lemon filling
then place into oven and bake for 8-10 minutes, or
until lightly browned.
Cool before serving.

From the author of the Paleo Cookbooks.



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What is the Paleo Diet?

The Paleo diet (abbreviation for Paleolithic diet) is a diet which is inspired by the manner in which our ancestors ate. More specifically, it is inspired by our ancestors from the Paleolithic age (approximately 2,600,000 to 10,000 years ago).


Scientific research shows that the human genome has only evolved 0.01% in the most recent 10,000 years.

 

Our eating habits have however changed multiple times, now including many products that our 99.99% still Paleolithic genetic build-up was never supposed to eat! The basic assumption of the Paleo diet is that the by eating the foods that our body is supposed to eat, healthyness and quality of life increases.