Tag Archives: paleo

The Holiday Binge: Just Tell Me How To Feast

It’s coming, the most delicious time of the year, winter holiday season. While all the necessary components are there for sound nutrition plan, there is still […]

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Don’t Be a Chicken- Meal Plan Tips Part One

Following a Meal Plan doesn’t have to be boring and tasteless. Your life doesn’t have to be filled with endless meals of boiled chicken breast and […]

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PA Radio – Episode 203: Robb Wolf

  SLEEP, FOOD, MOVEMENT, & COMMUNITY Robb Wolf [@dasrobbwolf] needs no introduction. For as long as man has been obsessing over macro splits, locally sourced bee […]

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Functional Medicine Bloodwork- My Top Picks

So you’ve finally decided to get your shit together. You have it all figured out! You have ditched the junk food.  You are getting your 8 […]

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Top Reasons to Eat Organ Meat

If you’ve been hanging around the Paleo community long enough, you’ve no doubt had a run in with organ meat. And by run in, I mean […]

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Chicken Liver Pate

Organ meat.  You know it’s good for you.  You know you should eat it on a regular basis but if you’re like most people you’re wondering […]

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Developing Healthy Eating Habits in Kids

I recently was presented with a question on whether or not our Leaning Protocol could or should be utilized to help a 13-year-old son of a […]

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5 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Trying hard and not losing weight? It’s estimated that 45 million Americans go on diets each year. With nearly two-thirds of Americans still overweight or obese, […]

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The Bitter Truth About Artificial Sweeteners

All right Diet Diva’s, time to drop some knowledge bombs and crush your little hearts. You think you’re doing yourself a favor trading in your Pepsi […]

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White Rice or Brown Rice: Which is Better for You?

I eat white rice. That’s right. I am not ashamed! I have all of my athletes eating it too. Why white rice instead of brown rice? […]

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7 Reasons the Paleo Diet Fails

The Paleo Diet didn’t work! In fact, you’re just as soft if not softer than when you started and you have no energy. You were doing […]

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Coffee: It’s not for everyone.

Good news! Coffee is not only good for you but can lead to empowered performance, for some…  Are you one of them? For some individuals coffee can […]

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Isocaloric Summer Stew

Every July I generally find some lingering chunks of meat in the back of my freezer as I make room for my August delivery.  Lo and behold […]

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Eating Disorders: Performance’s Quiet Killer

When we begin CrossFit, or similar high energy output training, we notice results fast. Somewhere down the line however, our lightning fast results taper off and […]

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What Are Macros?

What are MACROS and why the hell is everyone trying to track them down? “Macros” have been the buzzword of recent years thanks to If It […]

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Tracking Macros: Stop Hacking Your Diet, Start Tracking It

You have NO IDEA how much you’re leaving on the table by not tracking your diet, do you? When I tell my athletes, clients, or God […]

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PA Radio – Episode 134: Symposium with Robb Wolf

Put your money where your mouth is. The legendary Robb Wolf graces the stage of the 2015 Power Athlete Symposium in Costa Mesa California.  A listen […]

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Kate’s Chicken Parm

INGREDIENTS: 2 white onion (diced) 3 clove garlic (crushed) Organic crushed tomatoes with basil 3 tsp dried oregano 1/2 cup fresh Italian parsley 3 tbsp ghee […]

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“On the Go” Meatballs

“On the Go” Meatballs  Ingredients: 1 ½ pounds ground pork 1 ½ pounds ground beef (grass-fed) 1/2 cup almond flour 1 1/2 teaspoons of dried basil […]

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Gluten-Free Power Athlete Pizza

Gluten-Free Power Athlete Pizza Pizza Crust Ingredients: 1 cup water 1/2 cup grass-fed butter (or sub coconut oil) 1 tsp sea salt 1 tsp minced garlic […]

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Jalapeño Ribeye Tacos

INGREDIENTS: 3 lbs rib eye steak (grass-fed) 12 ounces pasture butter 3 tablespoon Olive Oil 1 cup smoked bacon, diced 1 Spanish onion, sliced 2 jalapeño, […]

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Argentinean Skirt Steak

Argentinean Skirt Steak Chimichurri: 2 cups Virgin Olive Oil Juice of 2 lemons 2 cups parsley (finely chopped) 8 cloves of garlic (finely chopped) 1 white […]

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Eggs & Sweet Potato Hash

Eggs & Sweet Potato Hash INGREDIENTS: 1 large shredded (unbaked) sweet potato 6 whole eggs 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion […]

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Roasted Marrow Bones

We started making marrow bones about 5 years ago after one of my favorite restaurants took it off their menu. The bone selection is key to […]

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Mustard Steak & White Rice

Mustard Steak & White Rice INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce 4 tps yellow mustard 3 pounds top sirloin steak, cut into thin strips 2 cup cooked […]

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Uncle Dave’s Short Rib Tacos

Today’s recipe is inspired by old salty himself, Uncle Dave. He loves his short ribs and his slow cooker, so I thought I would share this […]

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Venison Cheeseburgers

Since I am still working through the venison in my freezer, I thought I put out another burger recipe for ground beef. The combo of cheese, […]

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Sirloin Steak and Russet Fries – A “Leaning” Friendly Steak Dinner

I am not sure what possessed me to train for a figure show at my age last June but since I committed along with three other […]

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Sweet n’ Sour Swordfish Kabobs

After an unusually long week these kabobs were the perfect way to to cap off a Saturday night.  Grilled to perfection with a sizzling sauce left […]

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Deer Sausage Jambalaya

Today’s recipe was born out necessity. A few months ago I went hunting in Texas and came home with a lot of deer meat. I had […]

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PA Radio – Episode 116: Steph Gaudreau

HEALTHY, HAPPY, & HARDER TO KILL. This week we are stoked to welcome Steph Gaudreau to the show. She is the creative culinary mind behind Stupid […]

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Mint Lamb Patties with Tzatziki Sauce

I cooked these up last night for dinner and they were gone before I went to bed. The kids loved them and I am not sure […]

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Bacon Garlic Guacamole

NOTE: Looking for the Power Athlete Steak Brine? Click here! This recipe is a twist on a dish from one of the local Mexican spots in […]

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Kate’s Chicken Parmesan

Today’s recipe comes courtesy of my wife, Kate. A little known fact about us, we each lived in New Jersey, at separate times of course. I […]

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Fried Egg Garlic Shrimp

You made it Sunday, our rest day of the week. Take a day off, sleep in and rest up for tomorrow. If you have some free […]

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PA Radio – Episode 112: Charles Mayfield

Eat like you give a shit. This week we are pleased to welcome Charles Mayfield.  Charles is co-author of several Paleo cookbooks and the brains behind […]

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Thai-Coconut Beef & Rice

You have earned a day off and another one of my go-to recipes. I usually make a large quantity of this on a Sunday and eat […]

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Eggs Benedict Burger

For our recipe today, I am giving you of the most dangerous meals I have in my arsenal. The reason it is dangerous, is because you just […]

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Apple Wood Smoked Shrimp Salad

Spring leaning and summertime around the corner sparks a craving for more seafood especially living on the coast of Florida. When the Jag offered to grill […]

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Spaghetti and Meat Candies

We find ourselves at the first Sunday in the second cycle. Enjoy your day off, and enjoy this recipe I have been playing with lately. Give […]

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Salsa Verde Beef Short Ribs

The gods have smiled on us and it is the last rest day in the cycle.  Enjoy your day off and our recipe of the week. Mine […]

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Meatza

We find ourselves at another Sunday and in the immortal words of my good friend and teammate, Kyle Turley, I am smoked. My legs and back […]

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Carnivore Burger

Here we find ourselves at another rest day. Take the time to enjoy your Sunday and reflect on the work you have done over the last […]

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Cowboy Up Omelet

And we find ourselves at another rest day, my space monkeys.  You have beat wholesale ass this week and deserve a solid day off and a recipe.  Last […]

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South of Miami Ribs and Southern Slaw

Welcome to your rest day, monkeys. You have more than earned it after the week you had.  To help you enjoy these days off, I will […]

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Power Athlete Dry Steak Brine

Power/Field Strong Athletes enjoy your first rest day.  You have put in 4-6 days of new training and have earned a day off. Down the line, […]

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Country “Fried” Steak

As the weathers gets colder and ball games dominate the weekends one of our favorite meals is a healthy version of country fried steak. Put it […]

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Blue Cheese Stuffed Pork Chops

The first time I made these pork chops I was just using up some blue cheese that had been in the fridge for awhile and I […]

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Shepherd’s Pie

If you wondering what to do with the beef stock you made. . . Hearty and satisfying–this is great for an easy weekend meal while watching […]

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Praise the Lard

Once upon a time the majority of Americans were virtually free of heart disease, cancer, obesity and other lifestyle related diseases. They hunted their own food, […]

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Ham it up!

Ok so it’s the second week of January. Holy hell what happened? I kept up really good through Thanksgiving but lo and behold December, travel and […]

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Don’t Be Weird Cranberry Cheesecake

Tis the season and between cooking, traveling, shopping, running the box and wodding I haven’t had time to breathe let alone keep up in my kitchen. […]

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Eat, Drink, & Don’t Be Weird: Leaning on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and if you’re like me, you’re always simultaneously leaning and bulking. Except for now. Currently I’m testing some new training […]

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Bring on the Bird!

Happy Thanksgiving fellow Power Athletes!  Just wanted to share our Thanksgiving meal and a little insight on family traditions.  With my parents and 5 coolers in […]

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Stock the Larder & Beef it Up!

Take stock Power Athletes, pun intended. You make it through the Field Strong workouts on a daily basis don’t tell me you’re going to let a […]

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More Than Meat for Recovery

Pop quiz, hot shot. You have to prepare a meal. What do you do? I’d be willing to bet your first response was “something-something-beef”. Burgers, meatloaf, […]

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Brawny Breakfast

Nothing suits me better on a weekend morning that a nice hearty plate of crisp bacon, sunny side up farm fresh eggs and a helping of […]

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Peachy Legs

As the summer comes to a close that also signifies the end of peach season;  it saddens me every year.  The sweet, juicy peach is one […]

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Duck Fat Fries

Back in the very early 2000’s my husband would actually workout with me even though he fought me every rep. This was way before CrossFit, CFFB […]

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Wing it!

Ever since I was a kid my favorite part of the chicken has been the wing. There’s just something fun and primal about picking the meat […]

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Red, White & Blueberry

So here’s the deal, if “beer is Paleo” then my homemade ice cream from raw cream is certainly not the biggest sin I’ve ever committed. Besides, […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 63 w/ Robb Wolf

Ladies and Gentlemen it must be a Full Moon because we have special guest Robb Wolf joining us this week on Power Athlete Radio. It was […]

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Let Me Entertain You

Time is something most of us just don’t have enough of but I still enjoy having friends over for small dinner gatherings. It doesn’t mean I […]

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Share a Rack

In the gym and at home or not. . . Rack of lamb is one of my Friday night favorites. By the end of the week […]

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2 Birds are Better than 1

Weave Sunday Supper into Leftover Magic. . . Many people shy away from cooking a whole chicken and opt for boneless, skinless (often tasteless) chicken breasts.  […]

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