This is a quick and easy recipe that makes a great lunch or dinner.
Take an avocado, cut it in half, rip it out.
Put down some cucumber, kale.
Put the avocado in the middle, stuff it full of turkey
Cut some hard boiled eggs and put around the sides
Your good to go!
All of this can be purchased at Trader Joes, even the hard boiled eggs so there is very little to build.
Pretty easy to prepare, squish some tuna into an omelette shape.
Put some coconut oil into a skillet and bring to temp. Slap the tuna in and brown it.
Add some salt or pepper to taste.
Takes less than 5 mins and good to go!
One of the most difficult tasks to eating healthy is making sure to have good food available. If you are traveling or don’t like to bring a lunch to work, what do you do?
Luckily there are a few fast food places that can cater to us, and Chipotle is one of my favorites.
A solid Paleo meal is:
- Salad, no dressing
- Double steak or Chicken
- Fajita Veggies
- Salsa (hot for me)
It goes down pretty easy, and is as Paleo as it gets.
This is as simple as cooking can get.
Throw a couple eggs in the frying pan and cook to your liking. Slice up some avocado’s while your waiting for it to cook.
Put some salsa on top and your good to go.
All under 5 minutes!
This is one of the easiest Paleo meals, if you like greens. Get some mixed greens, tuna, cherry tomatoes and slap it in a dish.
You can also add some hard boiled eggs on top.
Try it with guacamole or slice up some avocado as well.
If you want some dressing, try balsamic vinaigrette, just a touch.
All of these items can be purchased at Trader Joes, pre-made:
- Bag of mixed greens
- Cherry tomatoes
- Tuna fish (fresh if your going to eat it quick)
- Hard boiled eggs are already package as well!
- Avocado or pre-made guac
If you don’t like Tuna, then get some pre-cooked chicken breast in the cooler aisle.
The simple version: brown some beef strips. Add curry sauce. Done. A bit of coconut milk helps with variety, and you can also substitute the beef strips with chicken strips, though this obviously requires some chopping. Same with adding onions and garlic—it’s optional. It’s amazing how good such an easy meal tastes.
Here is a list of foods broken down by category. Stock up on these items to get your fridge ready for some Paleo action.
I am a huge fan of Trader Joes foods. They have a smaller selection, but their pricing is typically better than Whole Foods.
- Eggs – Get local and organic eggs. I would stay away from egg whites unless you have an allergy
- Beef/Buffalo – grass fed, hormone free. Corn fed beef tastes better, but it is very fatty, so avoid if you can
- Chicken/Turkey – birds taste better free-range, organic, hormone free
- Fish/Shellfish – ideally wild caught, but its kind of a tough choice here
- Lamb – grass fed, hormone free, lean and trim off fats
- Pork – organic, pastured pigs are happiest but its difficult to tell. Watch out for nitrates in bacon (don’t want)
- Deli meats, jerky, sausage, bacon – check the ingredients, they might have a bunch of filler in them
Chocolate Cookies! Haha just kidding, these will KILL YOU. Slowly.
Chocolate chip muffins – example recipe
Egg, Milk, Soy, Tree Nuts, Wheat
Child Friendly, Serve Cold
Slightly crunchy on the outside at the top and soft in the middle.
- 175g self-raising flour
- 50g margarine
- 50g caster sugar
- 2 Medium eggs
- 4 tablespoons milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 200g chocolate
- sugar (a sprinkling for a crunchy top)
|Place the flour and caster sugar into a bowl and create a well in the middle for the other ingredients. |
Mix the eggs, vanilla extract, milk and margarine and then pour it into the bowl with the dry ingredients.
Mix well until it is lump free and then break the chocolate into small pieces and add them.
|Pour the muffin mixture into a muffin tin filling each mould up to two thirds full. |
Place a block of chocolate into the middle of each muffin. Then sprinkle some sugar over the top of each.
|Cook for around 20 minutes in a preheated oven at 200ºC / 390ºF / gas mark 5. After 18 minutes or so check to see if they are cooked enough. |
Insert a knife into one of the muffins and if no mixture is on the knife then they are cooked!
Allow to cool for at least 5 minutes before eating.