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by 0 · about 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 5 · about 4 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 4 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 140 · about 4 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 4 hours ago

I have terrible teeth from years of inattention and soft drinks, and now that I'm trying to switch to a paleo diet I find the most often recommended snacks are things I just can't chew: - any hard plants like carrots, celery, apples, etc - any... (more)

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Robert_13 0 · April 23, 2013 at 10:22 AM

Avocado is a great one i have at least one a day, easy on teeth so ok to eat as a daytime snack which is usually hours away from the next teeth brushing, they're also easy on digestion & generally very good for you Leafy greens like kale can... (more)

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by 275 · about 4 hours ago

For the next few weeks i am planning on cooking my lunch in the morning (along with breakfast), then taking it out and eating it cold later. Normally steamed veggies, fried meat and baked sweet potatoes/ tubers. Do you reckon the food will lose... (more)

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by 813 · about 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 310 · about 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 644 · about 4 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 3280 · about 4 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 99 · about 4 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 30 · about 4 hours ago

I'm very new to paleo and need some suggestions for lunches that taste good cold. I work two days a week, and on those days I don't have access to a microwave, oven or other heat source to reheat meals. What would you suggest for lunches that are... (more)

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Jenny_9 0 · February 10, 2012 at 9:29 PM

I like to take frozen shrimp/prawns and put them in a container. That way, they defrost during the day, but still stay cold enough that they are safe to eat by lunch time. I usually put some lime juice, chipotle, and olive oil in there too, to get... (more)

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