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Xuan Mai Ho 03-10-2008 12:29 PM

Paleo Log
After a recent, brief stint with Paleo + Zone (and a subsequent Carb meltdown), I am back to my regularly scheduled Paleo meals along with the occasional fast. Every so often, I get seduced by the success stories of the Zone followers and I try to give it a go. Each time, I end up on some 2 week bread/rice/pastry bender. I think perhaps the level of carbs required by the Zone are a little too high for me and result in carb cravings.

My goals on the food front are:
1) Stay 95% Paleo compliant
2) Stay in tune with my body's natural hunger signals.
3) Eat lots of steak.

sarena kopciel 03-10-2008 02:20 PM

Great goals which tie into your new birthday year wishes!! Steak vs cake!! Awesome. :)

Xuan Mai Ho 03-10-2008 05:01 PM

2:30p Lunch
Costco Rotisserie Chicken - Both wings a little breast meat
Steamed Broccoli
A couple marinated artichoke hearts
A couple of bites of pickled carrots with ginger (these were too whack for me to finish)
1 Inch Piece of Dry Cured Sausage

4:30 p Snack
3 small handfuls of Marcona Almonds (small hands ~ 10 or so almonds)

7:30p Dinner
2 Egg Spinach Omelette
Sauteed Mixed Vegetables (Mushrooms, Peppers, Broccoli)

Xuan Mai Ho 03-11-2008 01:18 PM

9:00a - Breakfast
Chicken Salad, mayo
Salad - red cabbage, red peppers, frisee, greens, walnuts
4 strips bacon

1:15p - Lunch
Chicken Meatballs
Salad with romaine lettuce, carrots, cherry tomatoes, beets, green olives, a few roasted parsnips, 2 hb eggs
Red Wine Vinegar, Olive oil

4:00p - Dinner
Chicken Meatballs
Roasted sweet potatoes
1 Spoonful Crunchy Almond Butter
GTS Gingerade Kombucha

Xuan Mai Ho 03-13-2008 07:03 AM

Yesterday - Wed 3/12
8:00 am - Breakfast
Scrambled Eggs
1/2 Grapefruit and a few strawberries

Noon: Snack
A little bit of hijiki salad
A little Hamachi Tartare with Quail Egg
Make your own handrolls - 1/4 cup rice + 3-4 pieces of fish

3:45 - dinner
Cabbage, Carrot, Pepper salad with cucumbers and greens + a few walnuts
A Fist Size portion of braised, bbq short ribs.

10:30 p - Snack*
Grilled Cheese with Bacon
1/2 order of Waffle Fries.

(*Late night out with the peeps. It's bad when you consider 10:30p a late night out!)

Xuan Mai Ho 03-13-2008 05:50 PM

Today was a ridiculous non-Paleo day.

10:00 am - Breakfast
A few pieces of chocolate.
A couple of pieces of dry cured Italian Sausage

2:00pm - Lunch
Lasagna from local Brooklyn Italian Deli
Lobster Tail with French Cream from local Brooklyn Italian bakery

7:30pm - Dinner
Leftover lasagna from the deli

Is this what they mean by eating locally?

Xuan Mai Ho 03-14-2008 11:43 PM


Seriously...this is getting ridiculous. Must do better tomorrow.

Noon - Lunch
Salad with Red Cabbage, carrots, walnuts, cherry tomatoes
Chicken Meatballs

Snack - 2:30p
1 Oz Dry Cured Italian Sausage

Dinner - 8:00 p
Pasta Carbonara
Chocolate Cake with Vanilla Ice Cream

Chris Bardwell 03-15-2008 03:00 AM

`good log at least your being honest with your eating. You will slowly start finding it easier to stay paleo while eating out. Just go for steak and wine ;)


Xuan Mai Ho 03-15-2008 05:29 PM

Chris - Thanks for the encouragement. The past two weeks, I've been really off the Paleo wagon. Initially, I felt self-conscious about posting my log when my eating has been so terrible. But, then what's the use of a food log if you're not honest?

Today, I was back on the wagon.

A couple of pieces of dry cured Italian Sausage

Canned Wild Salmon Salad with some mayo
Sauteed mixed vegetables with some olive oil

Steak (probably around 7 oz)
Pureed cauliflower (a little bit of butter in the cauliflower)

Apple + a few walnuts.

A few slices of dry cured italian sausage.
Marcona almonds

Xuan Mai Ho 03-16-2008 06:32 PM

8:00 am:
2 Hardboiled Eggs

3 Kefta Kebabs
1/3 Piece of Pita Bread
1 small slice of Middle Eastern Pizza

A couple of slices of dry cured Italian Sausage

Sauteed Mixed Vegetables
Greek Yogurt (dessert)

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