About Paleo-Jo

Greetings. I’m Jo, a food fan with IBD, from London. I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis 13 years ago (much to the dismay of my 19 year old self, innocently exploring the delights of new found freedom and alcohol at University). It has taken me on a medical journey, and I have taken myself on a…

Sesame and Rosemary Crackers

Top notch Paleo coconut flour crackers recipe. I like to add my favourite herb rosemary to my batch, but you could leave out or replace with another herb, ground/dried work as well – I have done these with smoked paprika before, good if you want a cracker with a kick. Makes about 20 Ingredients: 3…

Crab and Butternut Squash Linguine

So it turns out that butternut squash makes a great alternative to pasta (who knew?). I’ve spiralized to make butternut squash linguine (or noodles) and combined with crab meat for a delicious and filling paleo ‘pasta’ dish. Serves 1 Ingredients:  Half a butternut squash 1 tbsp olive oil 1 inch piece of ginger (or 1 tsp…

Super Healthy Banana Bread

Ideal for using up old bananas. Everyone has their own too-ripe-threshold. Mine’s quite extreme, they have to be brown and squidgy to be deemed inedible, at this point I’ll throw them into this mix to make a gluten and refined sugar free bread, that’s also delicious. If you want to go all out and make it dairy…

Rio 2016 – not the trip I imagined

In August 2016, I went to Rio for the Olympic Games; a trip I had been planning and looking forward to for no less than four years. As a sports fanatic and Londoner, when the Games came to my town in 2012 it was easily the best two weeks of my life, and I promised…

Carrot Cake

Yum, cake. It’s bank holiday weekend and I’ve retreated to my mums house where she has attempted this gluten, dairy and refined sugar free carrot cake for me. It’s absolutely delicious, so I thought rude not to share. The secret ingredients are dates and an orange. ‘Boom’. Ingredients: 100g dates, chopped 50ml water 225g carrots,…