Vote For Paleo

Outside Magazine is running a poll on to name the “best diet for 2012.” We all know that’s paleo, right?! Let our thunderous meat+veg+fat voices be heard!

The poll ends on Monday, January 30 – but go vote now! (The poll is on the bottom left of the Outside home page, so you have to scroll down past RECENT ARTICLES to vote.)

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  • ms jane says:

    Done. And I just wanted to let you know I LOVE Well Fed! Finally figured out how to turn on my new oven and I’ve been cooking up a storm. The kids have been loving it but I just can’t get the vegetarian husband to cross over…Bummer. When’s the next one due??!! Jane xxx

    ps. I cried the day Joe Strummer died 🙁

    • Mel says:

      Yay, Ms. Jane! So glad you’re having fun in the kitchen with Well Fed. I’m working on ideas for the next one… first I have to recover from this one 🙂

      Oh! Joe. Still, after all this time, when I see a photo of him or hear the Clash, I say out loud, “Oh… Joe.” We need Joe Strummer in this world.

  • Meaghan says:

    I’ve already voted twice, and it is hilarious how much we are overwhelming the competition! P.S. I love my Well-Fed cookbook; I know it will be Well-loved as well. 🙂

  • Looks like we’re going to win it…2,379 votes for Paleo and second place has 39 votes!

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  • Meredith says:

    Done. Paleo is totally gonna win, but I hope the margin of victory is so huge that Outside magazine will have no choice but to do a few articles on the diet and help spread the Paleo revolution to the (overweight and unhealthy) masses!

  • Just finished eating your mashed cauliflower…. loved loved loved, my life is changed 🙂

  • Molly says:

    Done!! Well Fed is really great! I am now a chicken thigh grillin maniac! Those are so scrumpsh! Why have I always cooked breasts? Love the thighs in salads, eggs, veggie bowls… Really moist and tasty. Good job, Mel!

  • Frankie says:

    I voted, but the whole time, all I could think of was VOTE FOR PEDRO from Napoleon Dynamite!

  • Chelsea W. says:

    Thank you for the diagram. I never would have found it otherwise! 🙂

  • Looks like we’re murdering this poll:

    PALEO DIET: 5178 Votes
    MAYO CLINIC DIET: 20 Votes
    DASH DIET: 12 Votes

  • JennyC says:

    I voted too, looks like Paleo will win 😉
    Got your book last night, cant wait to try out your recipes! I am Primal but will be doing the Whole 30 next month!

  • Tonja Pizzo says:

    Just voted–looks like a clean sweep to me. Hope you’re having a great week! Off to work.

  • Karyn M. says:

    As ranked by US News, Paleo is at the bottom. A new client and Type 1 diabetic started Paleo 2 weeks ago, and has only had to administer 2 units of insulin total since as a result of too much fruit, where she usually administers 30 units daily. How can it NOT be healthy?!

  • Anna says:

    I’ve voted… but what are those other weird diets?? Never heard of any of them! What on earth is the Mayo Clinic diet? Not really a representative contest. I’ve heard more people talk about Zone and Ornish and those things. Although I don’t know what those are either!