Saturday, September 21, 2013


Delicious! Polynesians naturally eat Paleo

Here's a traditional recipe

Lu Pulu (Literally "Leaves" and "Beef")


• One small can of corned beef (or a cooked 2 lb roast)
• Ten or more spinach, chard, or taro leaves
• One can full fat coconut milk
• Chopped onions
• Aluminum foil


Step 1: cut the foil and spread out in a square shape

Step 2: Arrange the spinach leaves onto the foil. Make sure that there are no gaps

Step 3: Slice the corned beef and lay it on the leaves

Step 4: Put the onions on the meat

Step 5: Spread the thickened cream all over the corned beef.

Step 6: Fold it up by the leaves then fold over the foil, cook in an oven.


Serve with steamed taro, mixed sliced vegetables, salt and a glass of watermelon drink called 'Otai!!


 A recipe from Polynisia! Specifically from the Tongan traditional drink using fruits available in the U.S.


Half a medium watermelon
1 can Crushed Pineapple
6 medium Apples
Water to make 8 quarts
½ cup (4 ounces) Coconut


Step 1: Grate watermelon from skin into a bowl, remove seeds.

Step 2: Grate apples and pineapple into the bowl.

Step 3: Pour in coconut milk or cream, mixing.

Step 4: Add cold water.

Step 5: Refrigerate.

Step 6: Sweeten each serving to individual taste.

Whole Recipe
Calories 1,948, Fat 72, Fiber 18.4

Per cup (Makes 32 cups)
Calories 61, Fat 2.25, Fiber 0.575

Per 2 cup serving
Calories 122, Fat 4.5, Fiber 1.15


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