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by 0 · about 2 hours ago

Hi all,  I'm a first year at my university this year and have been mostly paleo for about a year.  My mile time increased, I felt stronger, more awake.  I slept better.  I love everything about paleo.  Unfortunately my... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · August 31, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Don't let perfection be the enemy of good. And don't make yourself some social pariah because of an arbitrary diet.  Load up on veggies. Even sub-par veggies (with who knows what butter substitute) are fine. Eat meat, who cares if it's not... (more)

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by 0 · about 2 hours ago

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, pre or post work out snack?

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DawnseyDoll 0 · June 17, 2014 at 4:38 PM

Lara bars

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by 0 · about 2 hours ago

Hi all!I'm hoping to get lunch ideas for a fishing trip to Canada I'm taking in just under 2 weeks. We pull the boat on shore for lunch so I need lunches that will keep with an icepack and don't need to be reheated. Last year I made a chicken... (more)

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diy 0 · June 16, 2014 at 1:33 PM

try hard boiled eggs

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by 0 · about 2 hours ago

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

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by 0 · about 2 hours ago

I am looking for paleo lunch ideas that are easy and portable. I should also ass that I am not a fan of soups, but I do love salads, I just get sick of them every day. I want to spice up my lunch time.

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seesaw14 0 · February 01, 2014 at 8:27 PM

I like to fry meat or fish of some sort, dump a bunch of butter in there with precut garlic cloves and call it a day! I also add a portable fruit snack (apple, banana) for "desert"

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by 188 · about 2 hours ago

What is the best simple low carb recipe you've ever had? It could be a dessert, snack, breakfast, lunch, dinner meal or you may even have an answer for each category. I want to know what was the most memorable recipe that almost had you into... (more)

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CD 0 · October 23, 2013 at 8:15 PM

http://www.livingintheiceage.co.uk/view/mosaic this is how I would eat if I had enough time to cook each night.

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by 0 · about 2 hours ago

Is everyone eating lunch meats? Even if not organic, etc.. Just curious what the thoughts are around non-organic types of meats - for example lunch meat that you might not know where it came from. Thanks

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jrmcdona 0 · October 18, 2013 at 5:19 PM

So I guess if you/I can afford purchase meat from a local high quality butcher then I should feel fine with eating lunch style meats. Otherwise, I agree, just avoid it and it go with something more high quality and slice it up for snacking. ... (more)

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by 10490 · about 2 hours ago

What differences, or advantages/disadvantages, are there to spreading out one meal/snack out over a period of time versus eating it all at once? I work a desk job and I also have a really low appetite. I generally eat a pretty big dinner after... (more)

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ivymcivy 0 · August 13, 2013 at 1:18 AM

I can't eat alot of food rapidly - it takes me about an hour to comfortably eat a meal. If I eat a large volume of food quickly, I get what is referred to as "dumping syndrome", where I get nauseated, shake, get dizzy, and usually throw up or ...... (more)

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by 0 · about 2 hours ago

I'm going out to lunch after school and I want to know what is the best paleo option from red lobster? I am a 15 year old girl, which I am usually really active but I am on my two week break from track. Though I still swim I'm not burning the same... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · June 05, 2013 at 4:06 AM

Red lobster has crab legs, shrimp, and salmon. You can say you have gluten and dairy allergies so they know not to use those. Get steamed veggies in the side. I havent been there in years but they had the best cheesy biscuits that are so bad for... (more)

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by 0 · about 2 hours ago

Any advice for a lunchbox to hold lunch and mid-morning and mid-afternoon snacks? I've seen Planet box and laptop lunch box but the postage to the UK is extortionate. Thanks!

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by 140 · about 2 hours ago

I have realised one of the keys to success on Paleo is meal planning and that includes preparing a lunch for when you are out for the day. However there comes a time when you are out and you haven't prepared anything for lunch and the supermarket... (more)

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sue_16 0 · May 01, 2013 at 3:14 AM

I saw a picture the other day of a cucumber sub...looked amazing. THe person took a cucumber...cut in half lengthwise and scooped the seeds out. Add sandwich materials insides (safe lunchmeats if there are any or left over meats like pulled port... (more)

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by 52 · about 2 hours ago

Okay so I read up a bit on Chipotle, here in particular, and got excited to go grab some chipotle near my job. I got there, and did what people said they did in their case. Order two meats. So I got carnitas and chicken. skipped the rice and... (more)

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CD 0 · January 30, 2013 at 7:16 PM

If you order half steak half carnitas sometimes you get more than just ordering one and for the same price The caution is sometimes you get less The other hack is to say, that doesn't look like the amount I normally get, could you add a bit... (more)

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by 1191 · about 3 hours ago

I didn't find a thread answering this question yet, so here goes: When do you eat soup (breakfast-lunch-dinner-snack) and is it as a whole meal or just as part of a meal? (The kind of delicious soup you like to eat doesn't really matter to me,... (more)

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Cryptical1 0 · November 28, 2012 at 7:16 PM

I make my own soups all winter long and eat them whenever I feel like it. Start with a whole chicken, boil it for a couple of hours. Remove the chicken, add fresh veggies as desired. Some of the things I may add are onion, garlic, carrots,... (more)

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by 213 · about 3 hours ago

Has eating in the evening been linked to low quality sleep? Should I eat a large breakfast or lunch and skip dinner? If I take all my calories before noon, will that lead to better sleep at night? Are there other reasons large dinners might not... (more)

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scottts 0 · November 26, 2012 at 10:21 PM

Actually, I eat carbs and protein only at dinner and I sleep great. Only breakfast I have is fat.

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by 124 · about 3 hours ago

Im getting sick and tired of using the standard plastic air tight containers to store my lunches in, mostly because they smell horrible and make my food smell horrible to but also because of the possible carcigens that can be found in the... (more)

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MG_1 0 · November 24, 2012 at 3:25 PM

Glass jars Stainless steel containers specifically for packing food. They're even at WalMart now. Wrap in foil or parchment and put in a paper bag. Use a wide mouth thermos.

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by 20 · about 3 hours ago

We take turns at the office each week cooking a good lunchtime meal for the team. What would you recommend making to introduce 12 hungry, typically bread-eating guys to the world of paleo? It can't be too expensive and it has to be something... (more)

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PhysiqueRescue 0 · November 14, 2012 at 2:56 PM

I would do a a paleo pulled pork in a slow cooker and make a low sugar BBQ sauce for it (make your own ketchup). It would be inexpensive and one pork shoulder would feed 12 people all they handle! Matt PhysiqueRescue.com (more)

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by 310 · about 3 hours ago

The lunch that I usually make for school most days (not all) is half a can of bumblebee's wild alaskan salmon, plus chopped pickles, celery, onions, and homemade mayo if I have any on hand. Otherwise I use pickle juice. I mostly make this because... (more)

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jake3_14 0 · October 06, 2012 at 6:46 PM

If you're worried about getting enough O-3 fats in your diet, track your food for a week in one of the online tracking tools. I use cron-o-meter because of the real-time graph displays, including O6 and O3 fats (I'm trying to keep the ratio to... (more)

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by 20 · about 3 hours ago

Does anyone have suggestions on lunch ideas that kids love? Thanks!

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jjtitus 0 · September 17, 2012 at 8:58 PM

I came across this a little while back, sounds like it's exactly what you're looking for: Nom Nom Paleo - A WEEK OF PALEO SCHOOL LUNCHES! (PART 1 OF 5) (more)

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by 150 · about 3 hours ago

Anybody here ever try some of the baby food options? I was going down the isle and noticed some of the fruit ones are just the fruit no water or other additives. Thinking of things to add to my lunches as a treat from time to time. What do you... (more)

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Acumen_Athletics 0 · September 08, 2012 at 2:51 AM

Why not real fruit? I gave this a thought at one point while shopping. I saw a bag like package of organic yams & sweet potato baby food. I figured it would be easy to carry as a pre workout source of carbs. I put it backafter reading the... (more)

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by 55 · about 3 hours ago

I'm dying to give Paleo our best effort. My husband has always been a super healthy, very active guy but lately has been sidelined by allergies, sinus problems, tendinitis, sore back etc etc. Mostly I want to try eating Paleo for his benefit in... (more)

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staceychev 0 · June 22, 2012 at 1:55 PM

Hi Amber-- Welcome to Paleohacks. Anyway, a couple of things. First, definitely do a little bit of reading (don't worry about books if you don't want to yet--I get reading and kids--I'm an English teacher with a two year old!). Check out some... (more)

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by 1876 · about 3 hours ago

I'm relatively new to paleo and loving it. I have no problem adhering to Whole30 rules, until now. I work as a construction inspector for a state agency and will be spending the majority of my summer paving. This means walking next to a paver,... (more)

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Molly_5 0 · June 14, 2012 at 10:07 PM

At 300 degrees for 12 or more hours you could put sweet potatoes out to cook and they'd be done by dinner, or you could fill up a dutch oven in the back of your truck and slow cook all day. Ok...seriously, tuna and chicken in sealed foil pouches... (more)

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by 197 · about 3 hours ago

I thrive on fat/protein and really notice the difference when I have to sit/work for several hours after lunch. Greater concentration, energy etc... With that in mind, does anyone have recommendations for meals that are also easily prepared and... (more)

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EricAmz 0 · June 10, 2012 at 5:13 AM

Salad is great for lunch. Throw 4-6 oz of protein (high fat - Chicken thigh, turkey thigh, salmon (canned), sardines) on a couple cups of kale, bell peppers, broccolli, then use a tbsp or 2 of olive or flax seed oil, 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar, and... (more)

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by 496 · about 3 hours ago

hi i work very long hours from morning to night therefore have not much time to meet my daily calorie intake by preparing food fresh all the time. if i decided to make all my meals in the morning or the night before for the next day, what is the... (more)

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Karen 0 · June 06, 2012 at 1:46 PM

You'd have some minimal loss of vitamin C in pre-prepared fruits and vegetables that are cut. It wouldn't be significant. Otherwise losses would be pretty much the same as the same prep eaten right away. Pre-prepping makes it much more likely that... (more)

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by 644 · about 3 hours ago

Today is my first workout day in a long, long time - I'll be learning to do some free weight lifts at 5:30 pm today. My menu for the day is already set - I have a bunch of leftovers to eat between now (10 am) and then. So my question is, to get... (more)

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foreveryoung 0 · April 25, 2012 at 6:31 PM

Having no clue what your goals are, I can only offer some rough guidelines. Eat protein and veggies around non-workout times. Around your workouts stick to lean protein and/or fruit/sweet potatoes. YOu do not want to be eating fat within 2... (more)

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by 267 · about 3 hours ago

I've been getting pretty bad food coma for a while now, even though I've been eating good paleo foods most of the time (meat and veggies, fruits, nuts, etc). It usually happens after lunch, and I find I cannot focus on work at all for maybe an... (more)

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Ninds 0 · April 16, 2012 at 10:23 AM

I was having the same problem; I went heavier in fats adding more olive oil (2tbsp) and an avocado to my lunch time salads. Then after an hour or so, have 10-20 grams of dark chocolate and some fruit.

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