Monthly Archives: February 2013

Performance on Paleo

Performing on Paleo Written by Tino Marini from CrossFit Invictus “Awesome, my waistline is shrinking but I feel so lethargic in workouts and it takes me forever to recover from a heavy squat session.” Many of you have made the switch to an urban paleo diet – eradicating grains, legumes, dairy products, refined salt, refined […]

January Athlete of the Month – Scott MacCaull

Raise your hand if you’re in your twenties and 41 year old Scott MacCaull has destroyed you in a WOD. There are so many reasons why we’ve picked Scott for the January AOM. He’s one of the toughest competitors in our gym, and he pushes everyone around him to be better. Scott doesn’t let his […]

Herbal Cough Syrup

No, this isn’t a food but it may be helpful to those battling cold and flu season!  I’ve never heard of making homemade cough syrup, but it’s got to be better for you than that store bought stuff. Who remembers triaminic? That stuff was SO GOOD! I used to sneak swigs of it at my […]

Chicken in a Slow Roasted Tomato Sauce Over Sauteed Spinach

This recipe is from LaCucinaDiKait.com and was recommended by members Michelle & Tony Brooks. It looks delicious, doesn’t it?! These were Michelle’s exact words: “OMG! I made this last night it was so yummy!” Give it a shot and see for yourself!

Salmon w/ Coconut Cream Sauce

This recipe is from PaleoPlan.com and was recommended by member/CFS Resident Paleo Chef/Instagrammer, Kayla Holstad.  She made it last Thursday for her and Travis and loved it! Make sure you read the comments at the bottom, they often have helpful tips and recommendations on how to add something special to the dish!

Paleo Friendly Fried Eggplant

This is another recipe from Steph Grosso. Can you tell she’s Italian?? The paleo challenge is especially tough for us Italians, but with a little creativity you can still enjoy your classic favorites from the old country! Directions: – preheat oven to 350 – cut eggplant into 1/2 in. thick rounds – prepare two eggs […]

Paleo Ice Cream

Behold, another tasty treat from Chef Kayla! This time it is a dessert she admitted she could eat every night! It sure sounds yummy and is ridiculously easy. Ingredients: 2 frozen bananas sliced 4-5 frozen strawberries 1/2 can coconut milk Throw into food processor and ENJOY!!! You could also get creative and add just about […]

Coconut Candied Walnuts

This is another recipe from Kayla! Here is what she says: “AND THIS IS THE BEST THING IVE HAD FROM PALEO YET!  SO AMAZING SERIOUSLY.” -Guess she liked it!         (borrowed from cook book Paleo Indulgences) 1 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 cup unsweeted coconut flakes 1/3 cup pure maple syrup 1/2 tsp […]

French Toast

…of the Paleo variety! It totally works if you use Paleo Bread. See this link for a few Paleo Bread options. I used coconut flour paleo bread by Julian Bakery. It was delicious! Ingredients: 2 slices of Paleo Bread 1 egg ¼ tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp ground nutmeg ¼ tsp pure vanilla extract 2 tbsp […]

5 Primal Meals in Just 35 Minutes

Mark’s Daily Apple has a great article on preparing 5 Primal Meals in just over a half hour! They’re simple meals that serve two, and he even includes a shopping list!