• Breakfast,  Dinner,  Snack

    Paleo Meal Plan Week 1

    Paleo Meal Plan Week 1 Breakfasts: Eggs Sausage Bacon Veggies Ham Fruit (Limit to two a day) [wp_ad_camp_2] Snacks:  Avocados Almonds Cashews Boiled Eggs Grapefruit Guacamole Nut butters (Almond or cashew) Veggies (celery, carrot, cucumber, jicama, sweet peppers, bell peppers) Lunches: Chicken Legs Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette Vegetables (Canned, fresh, frozen) Canned Salmon Pepperoni (Applegate Farms) Lunchmeat (Applegate Farms) Dinners:  Monday- Wild Caught Cod (baked) with super veggie salad and homemade balsamic vinaigrette. Tuesday- Buffalo chicken lettuce wrap with tomatoes and bell peppers. Wednesday- Steak, mushrooms, and onions with mashed butternut squash. Thursday- Zucchini noodle spaghetti with red sauce marinara and chicken sausage. Friday- Chicken Legs and green beans. Saturday-…

  • Snack

    Healthy snacks for traveling!

    Paleo Healthy Snacks for traveling! As some of you know we travel a lot! If you don’t know you can check out our travel blog HERE. Before we started eating Paleo foods we would just eat whatever we found at convenience stores or gas stations. This lead to us feeling tired, sick and ran down during and after our trip. In September, after two years of eating typical road-trip foods we were sick of it! Our weight was up significantly from the years before, our bodies were sluggish and tired and the kids were cranky and their behavior was all over the place. We decided then that we would always…

  • Snack

    Dehydrated Watermelon

    Dehydrated Watermelon When I was a kid we always had an abundance of fruits and vegetables! My mom used to have this HUGE garden that she would tend to everyday and we would visit the farmers market and roadside fruit stands! One of our favorite ways to preserve foods was to dehydrate them! My siblings and I would always sneak into the dehydrated before the fruits were done and eat them! [wp_ad_camp_2] We dehydrated a ton of foods, but the one item that stood out most in my childhood memories was dehydrated seedless watermelon! The texture and taste of the dried watermelon is unlike any of the other fruits! We like to…

  • Snack

    Paleo travel foods!

    [wp_ad_camp_2] Paleo Travel FoodsWe travel a lot! See HappilyUprooted.com. One of the struggles we have is eating healthy Paleo foods while driving 12 hours across the country. This is what I packed and it worked great to curb hunger and allow me to munch on something while driving.  Want to lose weight? Follow me on my weight loss journey! Check out my ABOUT ME page!  [wp_ad_camp_3]

  • Breakfast,  Snack

    Coconut Oil Coffee!

    Coconut Oil coffee! I recently started adding organic, unrefined coconut oil to my coffee in the morning. I use it in addition to my creamer, but some people use it alone with honey or other natural sweeteners. The trick is to Coconut Oil Coffee is to BLEND it using a blender or bullet type device.  The result is frothy, creamy, delicious coffee! Try it! Blending it instead of stirring it keeps it from separating. **Update… I stated adding about a tsp-tbsp of organic grass-fed butter to my coffee as well. It gives it a wonderfully creamy texture! Not only is it delicious, but Dr. Oz recommends it because “Studies have show…