Asian Chicken Salad (Paleo)

I was waiting my turn at the deli case the other day and saw an oriental chicken salad that looked really good, but it had those fried crispy noodles. I pulled out my phone and googled a Paleo version of the recipe and thought  I’d  experiment.  I derived it from a few a different Asian Chicken Salad recipes.  I think it turned out really good!

Burpee Challenge – 1000 Burpees in 30 Days

After doing a crap load of burpees in a recent workout, I started thinking how worked I felt, then a light bulb flickered in my head and I got the idea for a burpee challenge. I thought, “I’ve been on the lookout for a good challenge lately and a burpee challenge sounds joyfully painful, yet rewarding”.

Cashew Coffee Creamer

I’ve made cashew coffee creamer few times, its super easy and tastes delicious! There are recipes out there with and without sweeteners. I’ve tried it both ways and that sweetener is not really needed, but I’ve included it as an optional ingredient.

Vengeance WOD

This WOD kicked my ASS! #135 is my 1 rep max on the Power Snatch, so I scaled down #115. I was able to pull #135 on the Clean & Jerks and the Deadlifts. 7 Rounds for Time: 3 X Snatch (#135 / #95) 6 X Clean & Jerk  (#135 / #95) 9 Deadlift  (#135 / #95) (more…)

Egg Muffins

Egg Muffins are my favorite breakfast food. I began making these a few years ago when I started CrossFitting and eating more on the Paleo side. These can be made with a variety of ingredients, so feel free to be creative. Ingredients: Yields a dozen muffins 2.5 – 3  cups broccoli florets (1/2 to 3/4 inch pieces) (more…)

Paleo Almond Muffins

Almond muffins are one of my favorite  Paleo treats to make ahead of time and keep on hand. They are super easy to make and are absolutely delicious. 5 cups almond meal 6 eggs 1/3 – 1/2 cup honey 2 tsp. baking powder 1- 2 tb. vanilla extract Optional Flavor Ideas 1 cup dried cranberries + zest (more…)

Paleo Sheperds Pie

I love shepherd’s pie and I love trying new paleo recipes so I had to give this one a try. My changes to the recipe were adding garlic & broccoli to the mixture and salt & pepper to the topping.