The paleo diet aims to take nutrition back to the basics—to the way Paleolithic people ate. But prehistoric people didn’t eat boneless chicken breasts and pre-washed baby spring mix. Tory Taylor set out to discover what folks really ate thousands of years ago.

Tory Taylor

Tory Taylor




Spruce or Fir Bud Tea

  • 1 cup of the tender young spruce tips in spring
  • 1 quart water
  • Simmer for 1 hour
  • Drink hot or cold to treat bronchial-pulmonary problems

Rose Hip Tea

  • 1 cup rose hips in winter
  • 1 quart water
  • Steep for 1 hour
  • Best to drink immediately to treat sore throat, cold or flu to take advantage of high vitamin C

Paleo Stir Fry

  • Melt 2 tbsp. elk fat or bone marrow in a hot pan
  • Add:
    • 1 cup chopped elk meat
    • 1 cup chopped wild onion
    • 1 cup chopped dandelion greens
    • 1 cup chopped lamb quarters
    • 1 cup fresh bolete or morel mushrooms
    • 1 tsp. salt
  • Stir fry each item quickly as added
  • Serve immediately

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