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by 0 · about 20 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 20 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 20 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 20 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 0 · about 20 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 20 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 20 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 5 · about 21 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 0 · about 21 hours ago

Hey! So today i am going out to lunch at red lobster and want to know what the healthiest paleo option is. I am really bad at decision making so i wanted to hear others opinions. or shoould i just make this my cheat meal for the week? i am only... (more)

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greymouser 0 · June 05, 2013 at 4:06 PM

The "cheat" portion of eating out at a place like Red Lobster can be the shitty oils that they use to cook food in. For the most part, however, you can stick to healthier options: a quick look at their menu shows grilled pork chops, grilled... (more)

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by 121 · about 21 hours ago

Hi! I was wondering if anyone has some good advice for fat in cold lunches? I'm allergic to dairy, so butter, ghee, and cream are out. I'm currently living in Japan, where I don't have access to coconut oil, and coconut milk has a bit of... (more)

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TruthinessInc 0 · June 01, 2013 at 10:30 AM

Nuts, but I'd be much more partial to eggs...I'm not a fish guy, I really wish I could be, it would round out my Paleo plate so nicely, but you could probably go with sardines???my FIRST choice though, BACON! It???s easy to get rid of the... (more)

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by 0 · about 21 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 21 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 0 · about 21 hours ago

I have been strictly Paleo for about 3 weeks now, and I also should include that I am currently breastfeeding my 3 month old little girl. I am so excited about Paleo and LOVE how I feel. I am a little pressed for time since I am also working... (more)

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Mark_36 0 · April 15, 2013 at 10:05 PM

There is nothing wrong with having just meat for lunch (or any other meal.) Some people are completely carnivorous and they are fine.

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by 813 · about 21 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 270 · about 21 hours ago

My office is encouraging workers every week to come up with a lunch to cook for everyone. I am looking for that awesome paleo lunch idea that will leave people asking for more (and asking how to go paleo). There are about 23 people who work there... (more)

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twochickadeez 0 · February 04, 2013 at 1:37 AM

My go-to meal is a whole roasted chicken with roasted veggies (sweet potatoes, squash, mushrooms, onions). You could also do a paleo soup and a big cobb salad Meatloaf and salad w/ roasted veggies (everyday paleo meatloaf is really good).... (more)

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by 52 · about 21 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 5 · about 21 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 8 · about 21 hours ago

I am thinking of cooking one big meal each morning and eating it throughout the day when I get hungry. The only thing is, I often don't have access to a microwave. What are some meals that taste great cold? If it makes a difference: I eat 600... (more)

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DavidHill76 0 · January 15, 2013 at 9:05 PM

Nothing beats a big ass salad with some salmon or chicken from the night before. Or Turkey, or eggs. A can of tuna if you dont have leftovers.

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by 310 · about 21 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 21 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 21 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 197 · about 21 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 267 · about 21 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 99 · about 21 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 5 · about 21 hours ago

Hi, I'm new to paleo and was wondering if I could get a suggestion on which lunch meal would be the best? I'm terrible at packing lunches but there is a fantastic salad restaurant near my work I can walk to. Their site is:... (more)

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Chris_27 0 · March 02, 2012 at 2:43 AM

Just with a quick glance, they look good and I'm jealous that you're within walking distance! The Capitol Apple is probably the "least paleo," but certainly not a horrible choice- oh wait, the salad with the orzo is the one to skip. The Pacific... (more)

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