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by 0 · about 22 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 22 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 22 hours ago

All right, I've been following a Primal lifestyle (tending towards Paleo, too) for just over 3 years now and, pretty much every day, I'll eat a huge salad for lunch. Usually, it'll have some sort of greens (mix of romaine, spring mix, and... (more)

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BobK 0 · May 24, 2014 at 10:58 PM

I think that @raydawg gave you a very detailed response your other question. It seems to me that your current situation is just a continuation of the previous one. I agree with him... your gut bacteria appears not adapted to your current... (more)

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by 188 · about 22 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 5 · about 23 hours ago

Soo I just started working at McDonalds (so wrong, I know, but it's basically all a teen can do) and I don't know what to do about lunch. I usually work 5am to 1pm, and I tried eating a huge breakfast and skipping lunch for a while, but i pretty... (more)

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Allison_10 0 · July 21, 2013 at 12:06 AM

Invest in a good thermos and put food in there. Here are some nice recipes (paleo-ize the ones that need it): "Sloppy Joe" with cauliflower rice (or whole cauliflower) or regular rice (or any other vegetables)... (more)

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by 140 · about 23 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 813 · about 23 hours ago

So I've got 12lbs of ground beef and I need to make some lunches to freeze with it??? what should I make? Baring in mind I have to be able to freeze and re-heat it

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Canis_Minor 0 · April 01, 2013 at 12:36 PM

Whip up a bigass batch or three of chili. That stuff just gets better with age -- I'd freeze mine here and there but frankly, no matter how much I make (my base recipe starts with 4 pounds beef) it just doesn't stay around long enough. My vote is... (more)

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by 628 · about 23 hours ago

hello, My dad started eating paleo after he saw what an amazing difference it has made in my life. I'm so excited he's giving it a try and it makes coming home for holidays and visits so much nicer, not having to worry about food and stuff. He... (more)

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Desmond 0 · April 06, 2013 at 6:02 PM

Baked sweet potato (wrap in tin foil, sprinkle cinnamon), hard boiled egg, choice of any veg. Yum...complete meal

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by 52 · about 23 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 15 · about 23 hours ago

Hi, Im a college student, 21 years old, 1,75m long and weigh 54kg. I just started with paleo and I'm now in my second week of stronglifts program. For morning I usually eat eggs with bacon, but I feel its incomplete. I need to add veggies or... (more)

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Tribal_Warrior 0 · January 30, 2013 at 4:32 PM

Fasting and meat and potatoes are your best friend. While at first it may be hard to skip breakfast and lunch it will be well worth it. The fasting will promote hgh in your body as well. I usually eat 2 meals four hours apart on my work out... (more)

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by 5 · about 23 hours ago

Hi, I'm new to this and looking to improve my overall health. For breakfast and dinner I do alright, but the biggest problem for me is lunch. I almost have to eat lunch at school everyday, but the cafe only sells bread and fried foods. There is... (more)

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Intellectual_Savage 0 · January 22, 2013 at 2:28 PM

Fish in a can, almonds, walnuts, a couple of avocados, a coconut, fruit, jerky. Part of it too is just changing your mindset about the need for 3 square meals a day. Eat a big ass breakfast and a big ass dinner. Skip lunch, or keep it light. Hit... (more)

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by 310 · about 23 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 205 · about 23 hours ago

I have been paleo for nearly 10 months, and am now on autoimmune protocol. As such I am very strict about my diet. My four children ages 16 - 7 have increasingly improving diets as over time they have become more aware of how their body reacts... (more)

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gydle 0 · September 18, 2012 at 6:06 AM

I find that acne is a great motivator for teens. I explained that it could be a sign of inflammation, and explained how modifying one's diet to eliminate sugar and refined flour was a good way to calm down that inflammation. Instantaneous... (more)

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by 20 · about 23 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 23 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 23 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 496 · about 23 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 267 · about 23 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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by 3280 · about 23 hours ago

I'm sure the answer will be "it depends, or it's individual", but: Should I aim to have a sufficiently fatty protein breakfast (like 1/2 baby back ribs with butter) so I could maybe skip snacking & lunch? From an hours without insulin... (more)

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Joshua_1 0 · April 12, 2012 at 1:42 AM

Hey Mike, I don't know where you read/heard that the body can only process x amount of calories at a time, but it's complete horsecrap. If you wake up hungry and want to eat a big breakie, go broke with it. On the weekends (and most days, as of... (more)

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by 423 · about 23 hours ago

So over the lest couple weeks of doing this whole Paleo thing, I've made an observation.. When I eat a decent breakfast (like 2 of these egg muffins), and have a salad for lunch I still feel ravenous throughout the day. However, eating 2 muffins... (more)

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Corbab 0 · March 21, 2012 at 5:54 PM

A big part of paleo is eating to satiety, so if you're starving, there are changes to be made. If you want to keep the salad, add more protein and fat to it (bigger portions of proteins + avocado or olive oil) to keep you full. Or you could throw... (more)

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by 99 · about 23 hours ago

Good Morning, I am wondering if anyone has any suggestions for lunch meats or cold cuts. Are any of them paleo? I know that most of the packaged ones have way too many additives. I read a label the other day that had HFCS. Really? Why does... (more)

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Beth_WeightMaven 0 · March 07, 2012 at 5:03 PM

I eat Applegate's cold cuts regularly. Their organic roast beef is grass-fed (see comments). I wrap slices around my US Wellness braunschweiger to get a tasty dose of grass-fed liver ;). And while the Whole 9 folks are unhappy with the... (more)

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by 165 · about 23 hours ago

Ok so there are a few old favourites that being a yorkshireman I still crave as these foods have been inbuilt into our culture, one is Fish 'n' Chips though it is relatively easy to get round by using Celeriac or Sweet Potato and making batter... (more)

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paleohacks 0 · September 29, 2011 at 11:26 AM

Yorkshire Puddings paleo* i just googled this three term and found other blogs and ideas on it. so people seem to be creative about it.

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by 1311 · about 23 hours ago

My job requires me to be in the office 50% of the time (which is obviously no hassle for breakfast or lunch) but for the other 50% of the time I am out in the field. I am an archaeologist (in Australia) and this often means leaving home around... (more)

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Eric_12 0 · September 14, 2011 at 5:02 AM

I cook meat for dinner and place two portions in the freezer for two lunches later in the week. I remove the meat from the freezer and take it frozen for lunch. It is usually still cold for lunch. The below would keep it cold even longer. ... (more)

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by 5768 · about 23 hours ago

I choose to pack my kids lunch at their day school however they will not heat anything up. My son won't eat meat and chicken cold and prefers most vegetables hot. Any suggestions?

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FuelRestMotion 0 · September 05, 2011 at 1:56 AM

http://www.amazon.com/Zojirushi-SL-JAE14-Bento-Stainless-Steel/dp/B000246GSE insulated "bento" box. Becoming pretty popular in Japan these days, displacing the standard plastic boxes. (more)

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by 78422 · about 23 hours ago

Possible Duplicate: What does your one to three day food diary look like? Hey guys. I would love to know what you all eat on a daily basis. For eg: What you have for breakfast? Lunch? Tea? Snacks? And how has this benefited you? (more)

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being 0 · August 16, 2011 at 2:47 AM

my diet varies a lot, daily, monthly, as our finances change, seasonally, etc. but generally speaking, the following are in heavy rotation: eggs for brekkie every morning, often with bacon or smoked wild salmon and kraut. home made yogurt... (more)

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