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by 0 · about 11 hours ago

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 · about 11 hours ago

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 · about 11 hours ago

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 10 · about 11 hours ago

I train soldiers and we are in the field for days at a time. It's very difficult, especially in the summer when ice is not always available, to pack things to eat. Most of the guys eat canned meats or tuna(which I hate)but I want to stick to my... (more)

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TruthinessInc 0 · August 09, 2013 at 10:23 AM

You can find really good coolers (the kind that have panels for ice packs) or a thermos for those things that you NEED hot or cold. If you can get something like this, hardboiled egg with lotsa salt since you're going to be sweating a lot, would... (more)

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by 5 · about 11 hours ago

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 40 · about 11 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 11 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 30 · about 11 hours ago

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 240 · about 11 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 11 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 12 hours ago

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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by 70 · about 12 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 10653 · about 12 hours ago

Yesterday one of my meals was a big piece of beef ribeye with Yukon gold potatoes cooked in lots of fat totaling over 1000 calories. It satisfied my hunger but I definitely had room for a little more and a few hours later, I was getting a bit... (more)

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Varelse 0 · August 05, 2012 at 7:54 PM

I don't think that sounds weird! I've felt the same way before and I think the reason may be either/or 1. Because the volume of food in the second meal described is roughly equal to or more than the volume of food in the first meal described, and... (more)

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by 3521 · about 12 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 1670 · about 12 hours ago

I'm kinda bored right now and hungry as I looked through our fridge and realize nothing is really calling my name. I am tired of eating greens and meat for breakfast and dinner. I have plenty of ingredients in the fridge what do you guys suggest I... (more)

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redberry 0 · April 06, 2012 at 5:51 PM

Try chocolate pudding. To make it: 4 raw egg yolks in a bowl, mix well. Add glob of macademia nut butter. Mix. Add few tbsp of 100% cocoa powder. Mix. Sometimes I eat it at that stage. Most people would require that some kind of sweetener... (more)

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by 109 · about 12 hours ago

Any one else have the problem of not feeling hungry enough since going paleo? I can really only go with 2 meals a day, with less than 2000 calories every day. As a 21 year old male who exercises on average 5x a week, this is not ideal as I often... (more)

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Nance 0 · January 06, 2012 at 4:23 PM

Listen to yourself! We have a continent of pudgy, pot-bellied guys walking around and you're concerned you're not eating enough? How sweet is that? Sounds like a formula for you to be lean and fit your entire life and the envy of all your... (more)

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by 2565 · about 12 hours ago

I just read an article http://www.naturalnews.com/034519_meal_planning_digestion_immunity.html#ixzz1i3BxWYgn suggesting that humans evolved to eat our biggest meals in the evening or night because our ancestors were very active during the day and... (more)

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Jeff__1 0 · January 02, 2012 at 9:18 PM

One thing to consider is that presumably hunter-gatherers were not leptin resistant. Part of the success with the leptin Rx may come from resetting diurnal leptin patterns that have become out of whack on a diet of processed foods, etc. This is... (more)

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by 10653 · about 12 hours ago

Just bought some quail eggs at this Filipino market down the street from my house and I usually just eat them hard-boiled but I want some weird, unique, delicious-sounding ideas from you guys. I'm not looking for "just eat them how you would... (more)

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jesuisjuba___paleorepublic_com 0 · December 10, 2011 at 4:58 AM

I treat quail eggs the same as I do other eggs as they taste so similar to those from a chicken. They're just... eggs to me with a very high cuteness level. This is the salad that I last made utilizing them: 4 quail eggs 1 tablespoon champagne... (more)

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by 390 · about 12 hours ago

'Dad, you can't compete with a cow... you don't have 4 stomachs.' Should we adopt a more regular frequency of 3-4 meals a day opposite to grazing, or that doesn't matter? Is the stomach under stress if someone is grazing? Are there any drawbacks... (more)

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conciliator 0 · November 13, 2011 at 4:44 PM

It really just depends on what works for you. Do not tell a competitive athlete to not graze, there's no way they're getting in 6000+kcal in 3 meals in any reasonable manner. At the same time, a lot of people find they do best on 3-4 meals. It... (more)

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by 160 · about 12 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 12 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 120 · about 12 hours ago

Has anyone seen any problems with eating mostly similarly foods daily for 3-6 months? Breakfast - 3 Eggs, chicken, broccoli, red pepper, spinach, onion, tomato Lunch - Chicken, carrots, tomato, walnuts, spinach Dinner - 3 Eggs, chicken,... (more)

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wheelhouse 0 · August 10, 2011 at 8:10 PM

Even though you are eating that every day, it is actually more well rounded than my normal diet as you have a ferw more foods in there than I do. You seem to have all the bases covered fairly well. I would definitely swap out the olive oil for... (more)

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by 1523 · October 29, 2014 at 4:19 AM

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 8 · October 29, 2014 at 3:52 AM

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 608 · October 29, 2014 at 3:45 AM

I noticed that i frequently snack throughout the day which i know is not good. How do i get back in to the 3 meals a day rythm? I snack a lot but im never really satisfied.

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MathGirl72 0 · September 18, 2012 at 6:58 PM

I got over snacking by incorporating more fat into my meals. Adding some olive oil, coconut oil, or Kerrygold butter to my meat or veggies helped tremendously. I am a big emotional eater, so if I find myself grazing, I force myself to evaluate... (more)

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