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by 60 · about 10 hours ago

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)

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TheGastronomer 0 · October 06, 2014 at 1:55 PM

Ok Here is a list of high-fat low-carb foods, no "cooking" or preparation required: Fruits and Veggies: avocado, olives (in cans or jars), store-bought guacamole, bagged salads with olive oil+vinegar+salt, microwaveable veggies (3-5 minutes... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

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)

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Methodician 0 · May 02, 2014 at 9:59 PM

1) What is your favorite type of Paleo snack? Things like pork skins, macadamia nuts, raisins, plantain chips, oh and chocolate. Snacking is about convenience to me. I sometimes snack on home-prepared foods but have found a number of... (more)

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by 40 · about 10 hours ago

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)

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patti2003 0 · September 16, 2013 at 8:17 PM

Couple of things. If you are hungry at night, you MAY not be getting enough protein at dinner. You may also just feel a need to eat because you're feeling stressed or bored, other people around you are eating, you're tired, etc. Consider... (more)

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by 25 · about 10 hours ago

Good Afternoon, What are some snacks that fit this lifestyle which can be purchased at walmart and which are ready to eat? I can think of the fruits there, but since I am in the initial stage and I need to lose a few pounds, I want to limit the... (more)

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EnglishRose 0 · August 09, 2013 at 11:21 AM

What has amazed me, moving to a high fat diet, is that I don't need to have snacks. I think it is better if you can eat enough at meals not to need snacks. If you do need snacks then stick to things like raw veg. If you want to lose weight don't... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

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)

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jake3_14 0 · June 02, 2013 at 2:05 AM

If it were me, I'd eat all nut butters (except macadamia) sparingly. Most nut butters are tremendously high in inflammatory omega-6 fats. If you're looking for fats and you tolerate dairy, eat some raw-milk cheese instead of nut butters. I also... (more)

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by 108 · about 10 hours ago

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)

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Albert83BCN 0 · May 30, 2013 at 9:49 AM

An avocado filled with some nut butter of choice in the gap, or just toped with honey/balsamic vinegar, cocoa powder, or even dijon maille mustard, pick your choice. Gaspachio with some chopped vegetables in it like onion, peppers, etc What about... (more)

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by 13 · about 10 hours ago

My husband is currently deployed and while this is his 4th or 5th deployment, his previous ones were on large aircraft carriers or in the desert where there was an ample food supply with many choices he could modify. This deployment is different.... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · April 25, 2013 at 2:04 AM

If you have a dehydrator, you can make him all sorts of veggie chips. They will hold up if you use the vacuum sealer to make up packages. I also dry fruit--strawberries work really well and you can slice them evenly with a hard boiled egg... (more)

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by 35 · about 10 hours ago

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)

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Desmond 0 · April 10, 2013 at 10:11 PM

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

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by 482 · about 10 hours ago

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)

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Michael_17 0 · April 05, 2013 at 10:24 AM

I've liked when I've had them with a fresh tomatoes. Maybe with a bit of dried basil or something like that and lemon if I can. Add avocado to make it more filling. Convenient and tasty... A variation on that sort of thing is to mash them in with... (more)

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by 191 · about 10 hours ago

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)

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sage_ 0 · July 06, 2012 at 3:14 AM

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.

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by 8933 · about 10 hours ago

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)

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deirdra 0 · July 02, 2012 at 11:37 PM

Roast chicken skin with salt satisfies my cravings.

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by 20 · about 10 hours ago

So i'd usually have pancakes made with protein powder an egg and some oats then have nut butter with it. Wondering what a good paleo substitute would be?

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Heidi_1 0 · June 26, 2012 at 4:37 PM

Four eggs, plus 1/4 cup coconut flour, plus a tablespoon of coconut milk, water or cream. Blend really well, let stand for about 5 minutes (the coconut flour soaks up some of the moisture during this time and makes the batter stiffer) and cook on... (more)

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by 23 · about 10 hours ago

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)

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paleohacks 0 · May 13, 2012 at 8:09 AM

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.

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by 644 · about 10 hours ago

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)

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PaleoVenus 0 · April 25, 2012 at 3:26 AM

I think this pretty much explains it for me: http://paleodietlifestyle.com/are-nuts-and-seeds-healthy/. Cashews are one of the biggest offenders when it comes to phytic acid as compared to other nuts. [Edit: removed misleading comment about... (more)

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by 45 · about 10 hours ago

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)

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gydle 0 · February 14, 2012 at 6:21 PM

Bananas. Plain and simple, come with their own wrappers.

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by 832 · about 10 hours ago

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)

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AndyM 0 · December 09, 2011 at 11:47 PM

Unless you have a particular problem, you should be able to handle the occasional bit of fruit if you're on full paleo. Contrary to the way most live, your glycogen stores aren't full all the time, so there's no problem with insulin coming out to... (more)

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by 1683 · about 10 hours ago

I find it odd that we are told not to snack...I would think that if Grok came across berries, or some other form of easy nourishment, while out wandering around he would take advantage and "snack" So why are we told to not to snack? Is it really... (more)

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wjones3044 0 · December 02, 2011 at 5:51 PM

Snacking and compulsive snacking should be differentiated. I do think there's a difference between incorporating intentional reasonable daily snacking vs. the grazing that goes on in my office. There are always cupcakes, cookies, candy, muffins,... (more)

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by 883 · about 11 hours ago

what are some paleo options for a snack to take for after my 1hour glucose test? My godmother keeps saying "peanut butter and jelly sandwich" but thats out of the question. I was thinking some hard boiled eggs, a plum and some coconut milk... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · April 05, 2013 at 8:39 AM

After both of the OGTTs I took, I was directed by my midwives to make sure to eat a meal with sufficient protein and fat afterwards. I had a carnitas platter after the first one, and a tuna salad after the second one. I'm pretty sure the 50g... (more)

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by 30 · about 11 hours ago

Hi, When i go to school its hard to get a good paleo meal. Everything is mostly carbs. I was thinking of taking a carton of eggs, but is there some more portable healthier snack? I like beef, but beef jerky is high in salt? And also im lactose... (more)

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sherpamelissa 0 · April 26, 2011 at 4:45 PM

Lots of great snack ideas in these... (more)

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by 30 · about 11 hours ago

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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Paleo_Dave 0 · February 15, 2010 at 4:40 AM

I think I read the same books that you did. A few years ago, I used to end pretty much every night with a bowl of cottage cheese -- the logic being that the slow release of the casein protein would spare muscle overnight. I feel that this helped... (more)

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by 0 · October 21, 2014 at 4:36 AM

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).

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benmordecai 0 · April 11, 2014 at 12:29 AM

If you can spare 30 minutes somewhere... Any of the burrito-like restaurants will work: Chipolte, Qdoba, Moe's, Barburritos, etc. if you get a bowl. Anywhere with an awesome salad bar, like Ruby Tuesday's or Jason's Deli. Any Whole... (more)

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by 0 · October 21, 2014 at 4:21 AM

Not including fruits/veggies

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greymouser 0 · April 23, 2013 at 2:29 AM

Water .

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by 182 · October 21, 2014 at 4:21 AM

Hey y'all, Okay so here's the deal..I'm a student and I love to snack while studying. Usually, I turn to almonds, pistachios, that type of thing, but I wondered: what vegetables are easy, tasty and simple for snacking while studying? Also, any... (more)

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Albert83BCN 0 · April 18, 2013 at 3:05 PM

I'd go for pickles. They're low calorie and have probiotics in them. A mix of small onions, olives, cucumbers, garlic and things like that. I guess that's the healthiest veggie snack you can have. I mean a snack that can be palatable. Because you... (more)

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by 100 · October 21, 2014 at 3:59 AM

Looking for the best commercial snack products (besides Steve's and Primal Pacs).

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Megan_11 0 · August 03, 2012 at 4:27 PM

hard boiled eggs

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by 4283 · October 21, 2014 at 3:50 AM

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)

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trjones 0 · May 25, 2012 at 1:16 PM

I like how they feel that they need to go out of their way to rename gluten as "wheat protein".

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