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by 1523 · about 20 hours ago

For those of you who try to maintain your ketosis where do you get most of the fat in your diet? My default when going low carb is to replace most of the carbs with protein but this seems to be a mistake. So when you're eating less than 50, or... (more)

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PhysiqueRescue 0 · February 08, 2013 at 4:19 AM

Here is a list in no particular order: MCT Oil Coconut Oil Grassfed Butter Avocado Grassfed Meat Wild caught Salmon Occasionally some macadamia nuts A light drizzle of EVOO as a dressing. BACON (can't leave that one out) Matt PhysiqueRescue.com (more)

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by 40 · about 20 hours ago

Recently I have been working crazy hours, 16-20 hours at times. Cooking is challenging, I want to maintain the quality of freshness as well. There are 14 hour days and I only get microwave to prep my meals and 2 back to back 14 hour days does... (more)

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Hannah_12 0 · May 18, 2013 at 5:23 PM

Elena's pantry has some great paleo recipes if you want granola, soup, muffins and pumpkin bars that you can make to throw in your lunch kit. I also like some baking recipes from Detoxinista. When I ate the SAD (standard American diet) I ate... (more)

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by 2407 · about 20 hours ago

About how long does it take after a fatty meal sans carbs for ingested, circulating fatty acids to be cleared while sedentary? I'm wondering how much window to allow for the above to occur so that my evening carb up meal has the most chance to be... (more)

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Brenjin 0 · March 07, 2013 at 1:44 PM

Depends on your metabolism and activity level and how much you eat and what you eat. If you give the fatty acids a place to go, such as muscles due to increased exertion, then they'll clear your blood faster. If you have a slow metabolism then... (more)

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by 1772 · about 20 hours ago

I tend to go to the store and just grab some produce, meat/seafood, and then make a stew with that until I run out. Then go back and do it again with different vegetables/meat/seafood variations. What are your go-to meals?

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superdad 0 · January 22, 2013 at 8:27 PM

poached or boiled eggs smashed up in a cup with butter & pepper.... flash fried lambs heart & sauerkraut... canned fish. All great nutrition wise & can be done within 10 mins.

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by 8 · about 20 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 240 · about 20 hours ago

How do your meals look like and what for fat source do you consume.

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VB 0 · December 07, 2012 at 2:59 PM

This is my second day on 0 carbs. You don't want to see the pictures. It is meat, meat, meat, liver and more meat. Nothing else. Oh, some salt.

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by 78 · about 20 hours ago

Does anyone do any make ahead freezer meals that are paleo? I'd like to make several meals that just need to be heated or put in the crock pot. We have a new baby so just looking for a little time saving ideas. Thanks in advance.

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Mimi_1 0 · December 03, 2012 at 2:41 PM

I eat soup for breakfast. I make a strong batch of chicken or beef stock in the crockpot friday-saturday-sunday I freeze tiny meatballs (made using a measuring teaspoon). It's half ground beef, half chicken liver, spices like salt, pepper, lots... (more)

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by 220 · about 20 hours ago

I've been reading a bunch of conflicting information on Intermittent Fasting - paleoforwomen.com says that it might not be so great for women... Others say it's amazing. Am I over-thinking this? Mostly I try to live instinctually, meaning, if... (more)

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cavejen 0 · August 31, 2012 at 3:35 AM

Paleo is all about listening to your body and doing what comes naturally, if that ends up looking like IF, then go with it. If you're not hungry but find yourself hungry at times, follow that pattern. If you're never hungry, or you have medical... (more)

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by 70 · about 20 hours ago

Hey all! First time poster here :) Love this community, btw. :) Been following for a while. Anyway, I had a question (obviously :)). I eat paleo and have 3 square meals a day and occasionally do snack. I'm a student and always eat before class... (more)

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Crystal_2 0 · August 16, 2012 at 3:48 PM

Paleo Kits, hard-boiled eggs, fruit, nuts, lunch meat, avocado. I bring a big-a$$ salad to work every day, and I don't refrigerate it. As long as it doesn't get hot, it's fine. I keep the dressing separate until I'm ready to eat it. As... (more)

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by 3521 · about 20 hours ago

If I eat 3500 calories a day would a higher meal frequency be healthier than a lower one? Say, 2 meals of 1000 calories and one meal of 1500 calories vs 6 meals of about 580 calories. I often hear large meals digest slower, so they make you... (more)

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Rebecca_L 0 · October 04, 2012 at 11:39 AM

Why are you wanting to consume so many calories?

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by 20353 · about 20 hours ago

I really like how this question was asked: http://paleohacks.com/questions/86719/3-perfect-meals It outlines five meals that would be rotated into three meals a day. Which Paleo resources (Blogs/books) do a good job of covering this question? (more)

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Kasra 0 · December 31, 2011 at 6:48 PM

Just get a cookbook like Mark Sisson's and find a couple you like and rotate them yourself.

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by 571 · about 21 hours ago

I'm still kind of new to this and trying to get a routine going here. What would be a good sample for the day, just like the meal staples? As in something like, an omelette for breakfast, than an animal protein for lunch, and another animal... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · December 01, 2011 at 2:49 AM

Meat, eggs, and vegetables should be your main dishes. Fruits and nuts can be good snacks. Get inventive with spices and herbs. Don't fear the fat. And that's about all. I'm into the vegetable fermenting thing right now. Its like a new hobby... (more)

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by 1683 · about 21 hours ago

I've read some people eat one or two large meals a day. I've started eating one meal a day as I become more satiated. My question is, what is your meal? During my "fasting" period from day to day I will eat coconut oil (2-3 tbsp.), occasionally... (more)

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FED_at_LiveCaveman_com 0 · November 15, 2011 at 1:57 AM

Right now I eat two meals a day and sometimes one snack. I always have a cup of coffee in the morning and mix full-fat coconut milk or pastured cream into it along with a drop or two of real vanilla, lots of cinnamon, and a little unsweetened... (more)

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by 390 · about 21 hours ago

Suppose you just trying to gain weight AND you have a very flexible schedule (work at home etc). Would you eat when you're hungry only, or would you still eat at traditional times? My personal experience: if I eat when I'm hungry I do it 2 times... (more)

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Eric_12 0 · November 11, 2011 at 6:39 AM

It sounds like you do better with fixed meals.

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by 390 · about 21 hours ago

If you do IF, let's say, lunch and dinner, 2 meals a day, do you usually get an energy crash in between these 2 meals, or even before lunch? I'm not saying a sugar crash, just an energy crash. What would it mean to be experiencing a crash, but... (more)

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jakeA 0 · October 25, 2011 at 12:41 PM

Bonus answer: YES. I have trouble NOT eating more calories than I need in even just my two meals. People that can't eat 1.5 pounds of meat in a sitting might not agree? As far as the energy crash... YES this has happened to me. I fixed it in... (more)

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by 160 · about 21 hours ago

I'm so hungry right now!

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FED_at_LiveCaveman_com 0 · September 10, 2011 at 12:55 AM

While on a family vacation my sister in law wanted to make chili. She used canned tomatoes (crushed), cumin, onion/garlic powder, cayenne pepper, Tapatio hot sauce, salsa, tomato paste, and a ton of ground beef. I convinced her to let me scoop a... (more)

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by 153 · about 21 hours ago

Hello! I've been paleo for about two and a half months now..yay me! I am a college student on a budget so I have about $40 a week for food. I'm wondering what some of your staple meals r that would last for a few days? Also I can't do eggs that... (more)

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CS 0 · August 29, 2011 at 3:38 AM

Dude, make a meatza. 2 pound ground beef = $10 2 eggs = 60 cents sauce = > $1 veggies and spices = couple bucks I don't do the dairy thing, but you could make it even "better" buy throwing some fresh mozzarella or feta cheese on there. I make... (more)

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by 1146 · about 21 hours ago

I find myself always adding a couple tablespoons of coconut oil and or butter to all my meals after they have been cooked. I am really trying to gain weight, and my maintenance amount of calories is usually around 3000. Do any of you go out of... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · February 05, 2011 at 12:28 AM

I find that most of my food is just a fat-delivery device.

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by 0 · October 21, 2014 at 4:37 AM

Hi, 17 year old teen girl at 5"1.. Wondering if this is good for meals.. Beeakfast today was one hard boiled egg, some romaine with kale and olive oil and apple cider vinegar.. A littlle bit of homemade canned salmon (1/4 cup) and a banna... (more)

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thhq 0 · April 26, 2014 at 9:34 PM

Your meals sound OK. They just need to be a lot bigger. For what you're doing start out at 2000 calories a day and eat more as needed. For example, 3 cans of tuna, 5 sweet potatoes, 3 apples, an egg, half a cube of butter and 4 cups of... (more)

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by 0 · October 21, 2014 at 4:33 AM

I'm brand new to paleo - 10 days in - and I love it, but I'm having difficulty eating enough fat (and I never thought I'd be saying that in my life). I have a sneaking suspicion that while my carbs are good, my protein to fat ratio is too... (more)

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Methodician 0 · January 22, 2014 at 9:56 PM

Just for starters: Drench veggies and potatoes in grass fed butter (Kerrigold can usually be purchased in bulk at Costco). I mean like an ounce of butter or more to a single medium sized potato (salt and pepper to taste), or an ounce or two... (more)

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by 144 · October 21, 2014 at 4:28 AM

I know it's a normal (well, common) progression for paleo peeps to end up having only 2 meals a day. I've gone from eating 5 times a day (3 meals, 2 snacks) to now just 3 meals. I like food too much to cut down to 2...as it is my workmates think... (more)

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Desmond 0 · August 12, 2013 at 3:09 PM

During the week I just do breakfast (premade frittata) and dinner so I can cook all of my own meals. Lunch time is my time to walk around, work on my blog or just hang out. Weekends I just kind of do w/e I want...depends on the situation.... (more)

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by 5 · October 21, 2014 at 4:26 AM

I have a long commute schedule (4 hours round trip) and wondering when it is the best time to eat throughout the day? I'm especially worried about the mornings. I have a 20 min drive to the bus stop and a 2 hour bus ride to work so I usually sleep... (more)

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Linds 0 · July 01, 2013 at 11:47 PM

Eat if you feel hungry, don't eat if you aren't. Plan ahead for both scenarios and pack some good quality snacks in a lunch bag in case you want something. If you don't eat it in the morning, store it at work and eat it later in the day or on the... (more)

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by 30 · October 21, 2014 at 4:14 AM

I'm looking for some good recipes to make in bulk if anyone has any good ideas? I would appreciate it I try to cook most of the time in bulk so I don't have to cook every night. I try to limit my cooking to 2-3 days a week.

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RK 0 · January 27, 2013 at 11:53 PM

Check out the cookbook "Well Fed." The whole first half is about how to cook up the basics on the weekend, and then mix and match for meals during the week. Great ideas.

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by 198 · October 21, 2014 at 4:12 AM

Tonight was the first time I have ever cooked with the specific intent of making a meal paleo. Pork loin sliced into medallions, rubbed with Weber N'Orleans Cajun seasoning (dehydrated garlic, spices, salt, paprika, dehydrated onion and red... (more)

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Malache 0 · January 08, 2013 at 12:17 AM

It sounds delicious but I don't know if it's actually "Paleo". Butter and whole milk are out for most paleo diets. I typically just use coconut milk when I mash my sweet potatoes, it gives it the creamyness I get from butter/milk and it's got... (more)

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by 220 · October 21, 2014 at 4:06 AM

Last night I didn't make it home and I had to leave from where I was at and go straight to work. Since starting Paleo a few weeks ago I have cooked meals at home but I was in a bind this morning. I need breakfast and lunch help! I was able to stop... (more)

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imakeitpretty 0 · October 15, 2012 at 4:40 PM

I cook ahead and store in individual servings. I made a spinach, sausage, egg and sun-dried tomato crustless quiche on Sunday and did this. That will last me several days. I did the same thing for my kids but I did them in muffin tins. I also... (more)

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