So what’s a Paleonutter?

IMG_8362Well it means quite a few things to us.

The most popular meaning for the word ‘nutter’ is someone who is mad or their behaviour is strange.

People who follow Paleo are often made out to be weirdos by the media and painted as if we are a strange cult, slowly brainwashing people into eating real food…

Weird because we eat natural unprocessed food as near to the farm as possible….

Weird because we believe in the ethical treatment of our planet and it’s animals.

Weird because we love to cook and share recipes.

Nutter also refers to a ‘nut gatherer’ – quite apt we thought.

It also means ‘fanatic’. I guess we are fanatic about health, feeling well and about good nutrition, so it all kind of fits.

And we love our nuts. And our nut butters.

We’re also happy to admit we are a bit crazy and want you all to have childlike fun when you’re exercising, cooking, gardening and shopping.

We just don’t care if the rest of the world thinks we’re all nutters.

Welcome to our world.

Paleonutter world.

We think you’re going to like it.

Please ‘Like’ us and ‘Share’ us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram (@paleonutter)!



74 thoughts on “So what’s a Paleonutter?

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  3. Debbie Reply

    What an amazing journey you’ve had, congrats!!!! My story is along the same general lines, fatigue, even though I’m being treated with a natural desiccated thyroid replacement, EXTREME pain in my joints, which all the doctors want to do is put me on meds and do surgery, no thanks!
    I’m an active 58 year old woman, who never sits still, partly due to the anxiousness I get from the pain, and besides, if I sit too long, the pain is WORSE 😢
    I’ve tried everything as far as diets go, the Adkins diet which restricts carbs has the best results, I would LOVE to have your advice on where to start & reset my life, and be able to do it on a budget of $45~$50 per week…
    I look forward to hearing from you…Deb

    1. Admin Reply

      Hi Debbie,

      Thanks for reaching out. Atkins is very similar to Paleo. Basically we cut out all wheat, grains, legumes, dairy, all processed foods and sugar. Whilst it would be impossible for us to individually address all the inquiries we get, I would thoroughly recommend you enrol with Pete Evans ten week program (TWP) which is on his The PaleoWay website. It takes you step by step through the whole process and is what we did to reset our bodies. It’s quite simply the best supported program out there with recipes, videos, features from eminent scientists and doctors. Good luck!

      1. Debbie Reply

        Thank~you so much, heading to the website ASAP!
        I’ll stay in touch with you & let you know how my progress is going…..

  4. Amy-Lynn Reply

    Although the world can always be made better by a couple more nuts, the paleo lifestyle seems more logical than not. All the best to you both as you spread the word.

    1. Admin Reply

      Thank you Amy for stopping by and your kind comments. x

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  8. Dan Hyland Reply

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    1. Admin Reply

      Haha! Hi Dan. Yes we’ve had a massive show of interest in them, can’t believe it really. They’re made from recycled organic cotton from old garments that is respun and then mixed with fibres made from old plastic bottles! Really soft and thick fabric. Because of the interest I’m currently waiting for the manufacturers to come back to me for a wholesale price and I have a printing company on standby. We only had a few one offs down for our show so we’re trig to get the price down. I’ll put it all up everywhere when they’re available.

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  17. Nicky Reply

    Well done you two. Great website. Both liking good. 😊

    1. Admin Reply

      Thanks Nicky x x x

  18. Charlotte Branson Reply

    Well Mr and Mrs Bendy, count me in as a ‘health nutter’, I will gladly join the nutters!! Nuts are crucial to my life each and everyday so it is not us that are weirdos after all !! Soul music and nuts go hand in hand. Happy Health Guys….Charlotte xx

    1. Admin Reply

      Happy Health right back at ya Charlotte! Thanks for reaching out. Don’t forget to ‘Like an Share’ us on Facebook and Instagram!

  19. Nellie Reply

    Can’t find the recipe for coconut yoghurt ??
    PS can you change the setting so we see posts in chronological order (most recent first)? … Otherwise will have to scroll down forever to see most recent

    1. Admin Reply

      Hi Nellie, I will have go, but in the mean time, if you go to recipes tab in the first list on the side of the blog, the recipes are listed in alphabetical order. Thank for the feedback and please let me know if you can’t find it. Happy yoghurt making. :O)

  20. Alisha Moxon Reply

    Fantastic work guys, keep it coming, you’re doing brilliant job and should be absolutely proud of what you and four family have achieved

    1. Admin Reply

      Thanks Alisha! Still evolving every day and a labour of love. So glad you like it. Don’t forget to ‘Like’ us on Facebook and we’re on Instagram too!

  21. Robin Pooley Reply

    Gary & Mel
    Loving the blog keep up the good work guys xx

    1. Admin Reply

      Thanks Rob! Work in progress but we’re slowly getting there! Over 12,000 views in a week!

  22. Donna Reply

    Website looks fantastic, congratulations on all your achievements and hard work. Looking forward to your granola and yoghurt recipe to be available 😊😊😊
    I Could not find your Facebook page is it not active yet?

    1. Admin Reply

      Hi Donna, yeah Facebook is all up-and-running and going crazy, remember it’s Paleonutter, just one word. Instagram is up too. The recipe will be up tonight if I can physically make it happen.

    2. Admin Reply

      Or….click on the Facebook icon on the website.

  23. Doreen Kyle Reply

    Hi Bendy and Mel,
    Great FB page, yes I will be following you, once I figure it out 😳
    And enjoying the chats on here too.

    1. Admin Reply

      Thanks for joining in the fun Doreen! X

  24. Donna Reply

    Have you got your granola recipe mel 😄 Been patiently waiting since posted pic on paleo tribe 👌

    1. Admin Reply

      It’s coming soon I promise…

  25. Linda Bonney Reply

    Brilliant work. Looking forward to seeing this site flourish.
    Linda and Peter.

    1. Admin Reply

      Thanks guys, much appreciated. Please like and share our Facebook page and follow us on Instagram so we can spread our message. X

  26. Sally Jones Reply

    Congratulations Mel and Gary, what a fabulous family project and excellent site, I have learnt lots! You are my favourite nutters!

    1. Admin Reply

      Ah that’s great Sally, thank you! Don’t forget to ‘like and share’ our Facebook page!

  27. Lyn Reply

    Looking forward to lots of photo’s of you all and you motivation posts and of course all your food porn.
    I’m very sad I can no longer join you next weekend at the beach.

    1. Admin Reply

      Yes Lyn, Bendy and I are are also looking forward to getting better with the food porn. Sorry you can’t make Sunday, maybe next time. Until then keep nutty ;O)

  28. Christine Tyrrell Reply

    Love the concept! I’m a Nutter too:-)
    Blessing for every success imaginable.

    1. Admin Reply

      Thanks Christine! It’s been a labour of love! Don’t forget to ‘like’ our Facebook page and share, share, share! Thanks!

  29. Amy Reply

    I’m so excited! I’ve been waiting for Paleonutter to go live! Congratulations on all your hard work!

    1. Admin Reply

      Thank you Amy, we are glad you like it. Don’t forget to head on over to our FB page and like and share. x x x

  30. Rachel Reply

    Loving you work Bendy and Mel, what an inspiration! Thank you for sharing your stories. X 🤗

    1. Admin Reply

      Thanks Rachel. Don’t forget to head on over to our FB page and like and share. x x x

  31. Anne Reply

    Great work! Always looking for more Nutters! Can’t wait for more of your insights and inspiration.

    1. Admin Reply

      The nuttier the better!x

  32. Belinda Reply

    Love the new site. Really enjoyed reading through everything and its easy to navigate. I, like you were, am at the stage where I still have a coffee a day and a couple of wines most nights, but hope to get even better. Food is 100 % Paleo though. Thanks for sharing

    1. Admin Reply

      Thank you for your beautiful comments, it’s always great to get feedback! x

  33. Linden Toll Reply

    Well done Bendy and Mel – fabulous stories, and a great site! Congratulations

    1. Admin Reply

      Thank you Linden. Don’t forget to head on over to our FB page and like and share. x x x

  34. Gillian Reply

    CoNgRaTuLaTiOnS on this MoMeNToUS occasion!!!

    1. Admin Reply

      ThAnK YoU!!!!!! x xxx

  35. Skylarke Reply

    Well done guys! Very excited for you and looking forward to hearing about your wonderful insights xx

    1. Admin Reply

      Thank you, so are we! x x x

  36. Jayne Harsley Reply

    Great website – looking forward to trying the recipes. Definitely making the beef curry and naan bread first!

    1. Admin Reply

      Great, don’t forget to give us feedback please! x

  37. Mel Reply

    Yay!!! Super excited for Paleonutter to finally be live! Cant wait to read and see all about this awesome venture!! So happy for you both xxx

    1. Admin Reply

      Thank you so much! Please ‘like’ us on Facebook too and share away! XX

    2. Admin Reply

      I know, it’s taken so long! But we are here, pumped, and ready to share, share, share! x

  38. Matt V Reply

    Been waiting a while for this to go live.
    Bendy, so much more I know about you now that I’ve read the full story, look forward to seeing more results to come…and meeting Mel at the catch-up Sunday 🙂

    1. Admin Reply

      Thanks mate. Looking forward to seeing you Sunday!

  39. Karen Clarke Reply

    Awesome news excited to be another nutter an follow 😊

    1. Admin Reply

      And the more of us out there the better the world will be! Thank you for stopping by.

    2. Admin Reply

      Welcome to our nutty world! Don’t forget to follow us on FB!

    3. Glenn McCormack Reply

      Hi there. Just moved from Qld to perth and starting paleo. Look forward to following your page. Your personal story has motivated me.


      1. Admin Reply

        That’s great Glenn. Don’t forget there’s heaps of people meeting up at Scarborough Beach on Sunday 31st at midday if you’re free. See the events tab. This is a point thing with ‘Paleo In Perth’ FB page (which I help run) and The Paleo Way Tribe FB page. Come and makes one new WA like minded friends. Some people bring picnics or there’s a Health Freak Cafe there. Catch ya.

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