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by 668 · about 15 hours ago

Is anyone else here a backpacker? I have not been on a long trip in about a year, but I used to be an avid backpacker. Going for a weekend and packing/eating Paleo is easy, but if you need to carry 5 - 7 days worth of food and weight AND volume... (more)

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pfw 0 · June 07, 2010 at 7:34 PM

Lex Rooker style pemmican! http://www.traditionaltx.us/images/PEMMICAN.pdf You can find plans for his $10 dehydrator (dead simple to make and use) here: http://www.traditionaltx.us/images/JerkyDrierInstructions.pdf I use this when playing... (more)

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by 0 · about 15 hours ago

been paleo for two and a half years, was perfect for the first year which i attribute to just graduating college and having lots of free time and energy. However once i started working things started to get rough. I work as a case manager for... (more)

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Girlgenius 0 · June 12, 2014 at 3:37 AM

If you do go out, Cobb salad with oil/vinegar or omelet with tomato on the side are good choices. Don't get confused between Ancestral, Primal and Paleo. People talk about them as if they're the same, but they're preferences on a range of... (more)

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by 5 · about 16 hours ago

Yo! Anyone have a good hack for surviving a red eye flight? I believe it's a 6 hour flight, hour layover, then another 1 or 2 hour flight to my destination. Last time I tried magnesium + 5-HTP which did not put me to sleep and I was a mess the... (more)

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daz 0 · August 31, 2013 at 6:51 AM

You need to adjust your circadian rhythm (tho i'm guessing you knew that already). Some people have success with bright light therapy &/or melatonin. Melatonin can be taken a few days before your flight as well, to tweak your circadian rhythm... (more)

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by 15 · about 16 hours ago

Hello, I just started the Paleo lifestyle and I am leaving town next week for 6 days at a work convention. This convention is huge - 500 or so people - and every meal is either served to us or we eat out, it's all buffet style and the only... (more)

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Riceball 0 · July 31, 2013 at 11:03 PM

This is the sticky situation most have been dreading. 1) If you really have to, take a few bites. Smile. Wipe your mouth. If you have one of those giant linen napkins, I know this sounds gross, spit your food into it. 2) Or ... just eat a few... (more)

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by 5 · about 16 hours ago

Would like to hear your opinion to this info I'm sharing here. I picked up the issue at REI. Now had just finished reading the article about Diets, including the Paleo diet. Traveling and living in remote, traditional villages across India and... (more)

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BGottfried 0 · May 29, 2013 at 2:28 PM

Etand, keep in mind that the cost of something is not related to just its base value, but instead how expensive it is to produce. Since population growth exploded with the advent of agriculture (and agriculture significantly cut down on available... (more)

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by 15 · about 16 hours ago

I am new to the paleo lifestyle, and I travel a lot for work, in fact, I'll be on the road the next three months. I have researched tons a snack ideas as I'll be travelling by car. My question is how cook and eat a balanced paleo diet. I plan on... (more)

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Maarten 0 · May 11, 2013 at 3:39 PM

I'm not doing this myself so better answers then mine will probably follow... What i"d do: Get: - a slowcooker - a unit to freeze / cool prepared and unprepared food in - a simple array of acids and herbs - a big tub of coconut oil Make it... (more)

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by 379 · about 16 hours ago

My boyfriend and I are taking advantage of the latter half of spring break and leaving tomorrow for a long weekend away. We'll be staying in a hotel room with a mini fridge and microwave. Does anyone have some good, non-dessert recipes for... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · March 08, 2013 at 4:42 AM

you can microwave sweet potatoes and bacon. here's some other... (more)

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by 153 · about 16 hours ago

Hi all, I need some help! Due to work I'll be living in a hotel for the next 2 weeks. No microwave, no fridge. Obviously there are grocery stores near by but I need to plan ahead so I don't spend $$$ eating out. So far I've planned; Hard boiled... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · February 02, 2013 at 7:59 PM

Have you contacted the hotel to see if you can rent a small dorm-sized fridge? Most places have them. Ice is always iffy long term. In my dorm days (back in the cave man days) I did a LOT of cooking in an electric fry pan. You can buy one... (more)

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by 55 · about 16 hours ago

If you were given the opportunity to be a host in a tv show like No reservations with Anthony Bourdain, or just any show that involved traveling a lot, getting to see lots of places and cultures, BUT also having to eat non-paleo foods (traditional... (more)

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Carl_Stawicki 0 · January 15, 2013 at 2:02 PM

I would definitely accept a job that allowed me to sample a region or culture's traditional foods.

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by 1614 · about 16 hours ago

My wife, our toddler and I will be vacationing in Costa Rica for about 10 days. The big mistake is we didn't arrange to stay in lodging that includes a kitchen. It sounds like it might be quite a challenge to get enough to eat when eating out... (more)

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jen_paleo 0 · January 08, 2013 at 10:59 PM

i went in the summer! and it depends on where you'll be going - coastal and you'll be fine with plenty of fresh fish and ceviche (raw fish cooked in lime) as well as tropical fruits and salad breakfast includes eggs as well as fried plantain... (more)

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by 1981 · about 16 hours ago

So, my new year's resolution is to walk across the USA. I'm leaving in Spring. I want to connect with my nomadic heritage and my natural environment. Is anyone on the west coast or thereabouts interested in an adventure like this?

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Mike_T_1 0 · January 01, 2013 at 6:08 PM

That's great. I've done something similar, though on a much smaller scale, hiking across a good chunk of Michigan a couple different times. ~130 miles and I just did 25-30 miles per day. I did it alone and stayed at campgrounds along the way. ... (more)

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by 128 · about 16 hours ago

In exactly two weeks I'll be boarding a plane for Spain, the land of serrano ham (win!). I'm going on study abroad for about five months, staying in Seville. Of course I plan on keeping up with paleo for the duration of my stay and I'm pretty... (more)

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eric_9 0 · January 01, 2013 at 6:42 PM

I live in Spain, in the Sierra about 125km from Sevilla. I would respond to any direct questions you may have. Just asking for insights leaves me tongue tied, or keyboard tied. Don't know what to say exactly. I could possibly give you some tips... (more)

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by 789 · about 16 hours ago

Or whichever recipe you find to be delightful. Looking for something that is easy to have sit in a car for about three hours, as we're traveling out of town to meet family. Thanks!

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CD 0 · November 21, 2012 at 1:51 AM

This one travels pretty well. You can cook it the day before, let it cool in the fridge, and then just throw it in the oven when the turkey comes out. http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/butternut_squash_apple_cranberry_bake/ (more)

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by 158 · about 16 hours ago

I'm staying in a hotel and planning to leave tomorrow morning. I'm not travelling home until late in the pm (11pm) so I've got big plans for breakfast so I don't have a hunger crash. 3 rashes of bacon 4 eggs Butter Mushrooms ( half cup) Spinach... (more)

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miked_2 0 · November 08, 2012 at 3:23 PM

When I travel I'll usually do 6-8 eggs and about a 1/2 lb of bacon for breakfast. That usually can hold me for 36-48 hours with no hunger at all. I don't get too fancy with my breakfast. I try to get as much fuel as possible.

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by 220 · about 16 hours ago

I'm off to Kenya, Tanzania and India for 6 weeks (three weeks on each continent) and my travel doctor has given me doxycycline to take during and for one month after the trip - that means 10 weeks on anti-malaria tablets. I'm dismayed at the list... (more)

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cerement 0 · September 06, 2012 at 7:18 AM

If it's not too late (and if you can afford it) try to get your doctor to switch you to Malarone -- much nicer on the side effects BUT a fair bit more expensive ... Doxycycline is basically a broad-spectrum antibiotic and it will leave you... (more)

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by 290 · about 16 hours ago

I am signing up to embark on the 10 day excursion to the holy land for Winter. As a 4 year Paleo veteran, I am concerned with the available dietary options most of my friends who went on the trip discussed with me (Fried Falafel, Hummus, Israeli... (more)

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MattL 0 · August 03, 2012 at 1:44 PM

i went on birthright two years ago and it was fairly easy to keep paleo. in the mornings there was normally some sort of buffet with tons of hard boiled eggs, israeli salads, coffee, baba ganoush, etc. Plenty of 'strict' paleo options. For... (more)

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by 163 · about 16 hours ago

Hi all, I'll be traveling to Rotterdam, Netherlands (and around South/Zuid Holland in general) and Reykjavik, Iceland at the end of the summer and would love to hear about any suggestions for traditional/local/possibly Dutch or Icelandic paleo... (more)

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Maria_Anna 0 · July 26, 2012 at 3:18 PM

I'm from Amsterdam.... I recommend you try to eat salted or soused herring. You can also pick another one of our cold water fish. Or seafood like Northsea shrimp, clams and stuff... Shop for groceries at a "Natuurwinkel". It's sorta like... (more)

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by 15226 · about 16 hours ago

What would be in your travel bag both as a regular supplement and as a safety/first aid for any infection, etc. I will be traveling this July for 3 weeks in Singapore, Malaysia, and India. I will be climbing a mountain in Malaysia and will be in... (more)

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Jenny_9 0 · June 26, 2012 at 12:48 AM

Charcoal is cheap and great if you eat something sketchy. Enteric coated peppermint oil for stomach cramps. Gravol just in case, can save you a trip to the emergency or having to stop and turn back on a trail in a foreign country. Tumeric pills... (more)

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by 4258 · about 16 hours ago

I know it's an oddly specific question. Still, I'm a member of the Couchsurfing.org community, and there doesn't seem to be a paleo group. I'm going to NYC from tomorrow (June 24) until July 22, to finish my practicum for my MA. My housing fell... (more)

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by 3049 · about 16 hours ago

Hi, I'm taking a 28 hr Amtrak trip this weekend and I'm curious if any of you have eaten the meals served aboard the train. I've purchased a 'roomette' which includes meals, however I have a sneaking suspicion (after trying to find detailed menus... (more)

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Mimi_1 0 · June 08, 2012 at 9:27 AM

They have full menu PDF files, you must have missed it when looking through the website. Some of the choices look really good. You can just push aside what you don't want to eat. (EDIT: Flickr search:... (more)

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by 10919 · about 16 hours ago

My husband and I may be moving to Malta and I was wondering if anyone knew anything about what is available. I've heard that much like Hawaii their native diet has been largely replaced by cheap grains, canned foods, and other easily importable... (more)

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VB 0 · June 07, 2012 at 5:10 PM

I LOVE MALTA!!! First of all, it is very safe. A single girl can walk around the city in the middle of the night and still be safe. They are all Catholics and they are very very devout. Second of all, Maltese guys are HOT. And they are SO... (more)

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by 5828 · about 16 hours ago

If you could live anywhere in the world where Paleo food was plentiful and inexpensive and living was cheap and life was good, where would you live? This is not a completely theoretical question as I'm thinking of doing some extended travel in... (more)

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sandy_A 0 · May 21, 2012 at 8:49 PM

HOnestly, and I am not trying to be a smart-aleck here, but the US has the most inexpensive food in the world (you can Google for verification). I am not just talking cheapo carb/sugar stuff, but even whole foods. not to mention, veggies and... (more)

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by 248 · about 16 hours ago

I'm heading out to Kansas City and St. Louis for about a week each at the end of May. Does anyone know of any good Paleo Restaurants, grocery stores, or fun things to do? Thanks!

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Dunnie 0 · April 29, 2012 at 6:02 PM

In KC: City Market Farmer's Market open Saturdays and Sundays. There are lots of other farmer's markets around town, depending on where you're staying, but this one is the biggest. Gotta recommend this new butcher shop that just opened up: The... (more)

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by 341 · about 16 hours ago

My husband and I will be traveling to San Diego in a few months and I'm starting to plan. Does anyone have experience with some great Paleo Friendly Restaurants in the area?

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Swede 0 · April 27, 2012 at 3:01 PM

BurgerLounge sells grass fed burgers, they have 6 or so locations in the greater San Diego area. Jsix downtown cures their own meets and has grass feb beef. There are lots of fish joints (is King's Fish House, Fish Market) where you can get raw... (more)

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by 644 · about 16 hours ago

I am traveling to Anchorage for business next week. I am wondering if there are any gems hidden among the regular restaurant establishments? Also, does anyone know of any good grocery stores that sell real food? I am taking along some nuts and... (more)

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Kitzu 0 · April 21, 2012 at 6:53 AM

The hidden gems are in people's chest freezers. So many people hunt and fish in AK, if you are going to people's homes, good chance you'll get to try different game.

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