What is everyone's opinion on eating before bed? I've always eaten before going to bed. One sick thing I used to do was if I knew I had to be up early, I would pound a few tacos from Taco Bell and ride the insulin crash to sleepy-town. I obviously... (more)
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Hi All, I am a mother of 4, I am 31 years old, I am on bed rest. I am recovering from an injury which may take up to a year to recover from. I am not always able to cook, and my go to nuts, figs, almond butter, heavy cream,... (more)
Hi all, My son goes to public elementary school. He takes lunch from home but he is tempted by snacks sold at the cafeteria. Here is the list of snacks sold in school: Doritos, Pringles, Scooby Doo gummies, Fruit by the foot, Rice... (more)
I am an IT professional at a health care data analytics startup and am an active triathlete and runner. My wife is a consultant at the same startup and an MBA student. We love to cook dinner and always carve out time to make it happen. However,... (more)
Hello! Sometimes I am not super hungry and I don't want to eat a big meal with meat or fish. Then I would like to eat some veggie or fruit. Since I try to reduce fruit consume I like to eat some veggies, but which ones? What would you recommend as... (more)
I usually eat a good-portioned breakfast and wait a good hour or two for my food to digest prior to working out. I find that???s how I perform best (when coupled with a good night???s rest, of course). But on some days, like tomorrow, I have very... (more)
I would go with a banana. The protein and fat from the egg won't help/digest fast enough, and the sweet potato takes a while to digest as well. Have a banana 30 min before and you should be fine
I eat a can of Beach Cliff Sardines (in water, tomato sauce, or mustard sauce) 3-5 times a week. They are a inexpensive, tasty, and healthy. Pre-paleo, I enjoyed them on crackers. I have now been eating them plain since going paleo, and am... (more)
I'm a snacker, I like to have something on hand to nibble on. I don't snack on bad things (all the time) but I've been thinking about getting a dehydrator to dry some fruit. From a paleo perspective, is this a good snack? too high in sugar? worth... (more)
Has anyone ever tried these? http://sensibleportions.elsstore.com/view/category/12571-veggie-straws---chips/ I buy them at Costco (in the bulk bag of course..ugh). They satisfy my salty, crunchy snack cravings. Does anyone have ideas on how... (more)
nowhere on their website do they list the ingredients or post the nutrition label and they believe grains and soy are healthy....not this kid; i'd rather crunch on some celery or baked kale.
For some strange reason I have craved potato chips for my whole life. The first year I was away from my family and was able to decide what to eat, I spent a whole year eating nothing but potato chips (and some other salty snacks), beer, coke and... (more)
http://www.primalspiritfoods.com/products_flavor_details.php I encountered these at the cafeteria at work and thought "Wow, a Paleo/Primal brand." Then I read the ingredients. These guys should change the name of their product. What do you think? (more)
A newbie type question. I participate in short intense exercise and train for MMA. I use CrossFit as a training tool but with out that my level of lactic type training is still quite high. Not ideal for health and longevity. My question is, when... (more)
Have you tried increasing the fat percentage in your meals? You may find (as I did) that you no longer need any snacks. I now get by quite nicely on 3 feeds per day instead of the 5 or 6 I used to have.
I don't hear much about cashews on the various paleo blogs I've looked at, and I'm wondering why. They're mighty tasty, and seem to stack up well against other nuts. For instance, compare 1 oz of cashews: Total Fat: 13.0g Saturated Fat:... (more)
I know low carb gets the main focus here, but I have been looking for viable high carb paleo options that I could, say, eat at work on a workout day with minimal prep/no need for refrigeration. I have been microwaving sweet potatoes but I am... (more)
Bananas. Plain and simple, come with their own wrappers.
When having a fruit snack, is it ok/good to eat it alone or should you add a protein or a fat to the snack with the fruit? Different "diets" suggest different answers to that in relation to insulin response, hunger satiety, digestion etc., and... (more)
I constantly have dreams about eating doughnuts. I'm always eating doughnuts and cookies and then after I eat them all I stop and think, "Crap, I totally just ruined my diet." And then I usually wake up. I remember one dream in particular, I... (more)
I never really though of fruit as real food that you would eat in a meal. To me, fruit falls in the same category as nuts and seeds. They're good as snacks and that's it. I think they are nature's candy. I find it so easy to overeat or binge on... (more)
Fruits are not necessary as depending on seasonality, they were not always available. A lot of research is starting to come to light about metabolic pathways, fructose, and seasonality. It's some pretty cool stuff and it will be cool to see what... (more)
I know that some of us don't believe in snacking as part of the Paleo lifestyle and some of us only snack on whole foods (fruits, boiled eggs, avocados, etc), but some of us still do enjoy snacking on prepared healthy snack foods (everything... (more)
I am travelling 8 hours tomorrow with no time to stop anywhere. Does anyone have good ideas for paleo friendly snacks and meals that I can eat on the way? (Besides the usual raw veggies, fruit, hard boiled eggs, beef jerky etc).
Hello everyone, I am a 21 year old woman who has been doing Paleo strictly for about 3 months. I am a full time student working two part time jobs and am having a hard time staying motivated to eat "healthy" paleo. During stressful times... (more)
I have just started Paleo and am on my third day. I'm absolutely ravenous, but I am trying to increase the fats each day until I get used to this new lifestyle. I'm also a distance runner, so I am often hungry anyway. I woke up this morning and... (more)