Episode 57: Camille Macres, Paleogasm Author

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Description: Today’s podcast features Camille Macres, an elite personal chef, author, cooking show host, and full-time foodie. She talks with guest host Elle Russ about her time as a private chef in the days before people paid extra attention to food intolerances. After years of fighting extreme exhaustion, she was diagnosed with an underactive thyroid and adrenal fatigue. Originally trained in using the whole pantry to make a meal (grains and all), Camille talks about how, based on advice from top Paleo authorities, she reclaimed her health through revamping her cooking style. Eventually, after some diligent labor and research, Camille went full speed ahead and created her first cookbook, Paleogasm. Now, she’s starting her own cooking show, the first episode of which aired March 3rd, which you can catch on paleokitchen.tv.

Show Notes:

  • How Camille got sick, and how it influenced her cooking style [1:37]
  • How Paleo gurus provided great answers to long sought problems [3:50]
  • After aligning herself with a Paleo plan, Camille’s energy and mental clarity improved dramatically [6:50]
  • On writing her first cookbook, Paleogasm [7:30]
  • How short, structured eating plans help jumpstart people into long-lasting healthy lifestyles [9:52]
  • How the emotional attachments to food can be just as strong as the chemical ones [14:20]
  • On reintroducing eliminated foods for an occasional treat [16:20]
  • Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution and how it inspired Camille to advocate practical healthy eating [18:00]
  • The myth of costly healthy eating [21:00]
  • Camille’s cooking show and what inspires the way she showcases food [22:00]
  • Mark Sisson’s upcoming appearance on Camille’s cooking show [23:50]
  • A Thai curry recipe using Primal Mayo [25:35]
  • The importance of entertaining the existing paleo audience and bringing new paleo folks to the flock [27:00]
  • Camille gives a number of Paleo cooking tips, like what to use as thickening agents [28:00]
  • Camille’s cooking show premieres on March 3rd. Go to primalkitchen.tv to find out how to tune in! [34:00]

Selected Links from the Episode:
Paleokitchen.tv
The Paleo Solution by Robb Wolf
Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms by Datis Kharrazian
Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon
Paleogasm by Camille Macres
The Whole 30
21-Day Total Body Transformation
Jamie Oliver
Food Revolution
The Primal Blueprint Healthy Sauces, Dressings and Toppings
Primal Mayo
Primal Kitchen

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