Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies

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CFSCC presents: EAT THIS! – I just finished the Diamond of the Tough Masters Qualifiers! http://www.diamondofthetough.com/(40-44 division) Whew! And I was ready for a tasty reward. This fit the bill beautifully! I got this recipe from my dear friend and CrossFit trainer, Michele Mootz. It was past down to her by a friend that had it passed down to her by another friend, and so on (you get the idea)….. Therefore, I do NOT know who is responsible for this amazing Paleo recipe creation to give them the appropriate credit! I am tru… Read more

Sweet & Tangy Paleo BBQ Sauce

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CFSCC presents: EAT THIS! –            My new favorite Paleo Barbecue sauce! Particularly good on skinless, boneless chicken thighs! I make a batch in advance and keep it in the refrigerator. Honestly I have been craving this on a weekly basis! Enjoy these precious last few weeks of Summer with some good ole fashioned BBQ!Recipe:(Makes about 4 cups of BBQ sauce)2 6-oz cans of tomato paste1 1/4 C agave nectar1/2 C apple cider vinegar3 T Dijon-style mustard2 T olive oil2 T *coconut aminos2 tsp. onion p… Read more

Prosciutto Wrapped Alaskan Cod

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CFSCC presents: EAT THIS! – Easy. Delicious. Paleo. Elegant. Nutritious… and Quick!This really was an unbelievably quick and easy way to add a special elegance to an ordinary weeknight  dinner! A simple stop at Trader Joe’s for THREE ingredients and voila!Wild caught Alaskan cod, spinach and prosciutto… dinner in minutes. Enjoy.Recipe:2-4 Alaskan Cod fillets2-4 slices prosciutto1 bag pre-washed, trimmed spinach1 yellow onion1 T olive oilSea salt and black pepperFresh lemon or lemon juiceHeat broiler. Season cod fillets with s… Read more

Honey-Glazed Carrots

CFSCC presents: EAT THIS! – This is a springtime family favorite! I make it every year for Easter. It is simple, tasty and attractive! A pretty Paleo compliment to any spring gathering! Hope you enjoy.Recipe:1 lb. whole young carrots, with greens2 T grass-fed pastured butter, or coconut oil2 T honey2 T fresh chives, finely choppedpinch sea salt and pepper to tasteTrim and peel carrots, leaving about 2″ of greens at the tops. In a steamer over boiling water, steam carrots, covered for about 5-7 minutes (until just tender). In a skillet… Read more

Paleo Broccoli Salad

CFSCC presents: EAT THIS! – I have been craving broccoli lately and making a broccoli salad has been on my mind for weeks! I love when long lingering ideas turn into something tangible and tasty! I will definitely be making this again, and I will definitely ignore my family’s anti-raisin gibberish… oh yes, I think this salad would benefit greatly with that added ingredient! Hope you enjoy! :-)Recipe:About 2 broccoli crowns, cut in bite-size pieces1/2 red onion, thinly sliced2 stalks celery, chopped3/4 C slivered almonds (or walnuts)… Read more

Maple-Mustard Glazed Chicken

CFSCC presents: EAT THIS! – I got this recipe right out of my Jan/Feb 2012 Cooking Light magazine! Totally Paleo, totally delicious and totally easy! It yielded leftovers and made the family happy. You just can’t get more from a meal than that! I was out of sweet potatoes which I think would have been the ultimate pairing for this dish… next time!Now it’s off to bed where I will undoubtedly dream of box jumps, push presses and toes to bar.Good luck to all tackling WOD 12.3! Get your sleep and eat well! Recipe:1 T olive oil4 chicken… Read more

Orange-Ginger Baked Salmon

CFSCC presents: EAT THIS! – Please try this recipe if you love salmon and ginger! Flavor, spice, aroma… oh Wow! This was an unexpectedly delicious dinner. I mean, I did have high hopes. Tonight was an attempt to satisfy my week long, relentless craving for salmon! It needed to be good. It needed to satisfy. But I had no idea I would fall in love! Seriously. Needless to say, I will be making this again… And again and again! :-)I can only hope my snatches in WOD 12.2 tomorrow morning will be just as successfully surprising! Good luc… Read more

Paleo Pork Chops Pizzaiola

CFSCC presents: EAT THIS! – Hi!! Mallory made me laugh recently in the gym when she said, “When are you going to do another blog post, I haven’t eaten since November 20th”! Haha!Well, with the kick off of the CrossFit Open and some things settling down a bit in my personal life, I think it’s time to get my blog back on! The Open is a great time to focus on health and fitness and dial in beneficial life habits. I, for one, am excited to workout and share a whiteboard with the big names in CrossFit. What other sport enables you to do th… Read more

Chocolate Avocado Pudding with Cocoa Nibs

CFSCC presents: EAT THIS! – I had a lot of fun at our CFSCC Nutrition Talk! Thank you so much for showing up on a Saturday afternoon excited for information about Paleo nutrition… What a great, motivated and inspiring audience! I’ve been in the field of nutrition for many years and it is not always something people are eager to respond to! In fact, I usually feel like I’m bearing some sort of “bad news” when discussing it! But not on this day, and I love it!!! I truly hope you all left with something valuable and motivated for a 30-… Read more

Greek Spaghetti Squash Salad

CFSCC presents: EAT THIS! – This was a surprise hit with dinner tonight. Everyone looked at it with skepticism and after a few bites… they were asking for seconds! Hope you enjoy!1 large spaghetti squash1-1/2 C tomatoes (yellow and red variety), chopped1/2 red onion thinly sliced1/2 C kalamata olives, pitted and sliced3 T red wine vinegar2 T fresh oreganopinch sea saltfreshly ground black pepper to tasteCook spaghetti squash. Quick method: Pierce squash with a fork; place in microwave. Microwave on high for 15 minutes or until tend… Read more