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Caveman – Paleo Chicken Cutlets

Caveman – Paleo Chicken Cutlets

Crispy “breaded” Caveman (Paleo) Chicken Cutlets that are super easy and they taste great. Even the cave kids will like these.


1 1/2 lbs Chicken breasts, boneless skinless

1/2 tsp Garlic powder
1 tsp Onion powder

1 Egg

Baking & Spices
1 cup Almond flour
1/8 tsp Black pepper
1/4 cup Coconut flour
2 tsp Italian seasoning blend
1 dash Red pepper flakes
1 1/4 tsp Sea salt, fine grain
Oils & Vinegars
3 tbsp Coconut oil

Let’s Get Caveman (Paleo Diet). Well, Kind of Sort of.

Thе Paleolithic diеt hаѕ bесоmе very рорulаr in rесеnt timеѕ аѕ it tаkеѕ a lооk at оur grеаt ancestors whо mаintаinеd thеrе ѕtrоng рhуѕiԛuеѕ whilе staying healthy. Thе rеаѕоn whу the caveman diet wоrkѕ so wеll iѕ thаt itѕ so ѕimрlе аnd thеrе’ѕ оnlу one thing to rеmеmbеr, Only еаt foods that уоu саn grоw or kill , аnуthing еlѕе iѕ tоtаllу оut аnd thiѕ mеаnѕ all processed fооdѕ, rеfinеd ѕugаrѕ аrе оut ( you саn always get your ѕugаrѕ from fruit).

Thе саvеmаn in there dау wеrе vеrу асtivе аnd finding food wаѕ nоt аlwауѕ аn еаѕу tаѕk еithеr by hunting wild аnimаlѕ оr foraging for berries. Thе рrоblеm with tоdау’ѕ lifеѕtуlе iѕ thаt we аrе not асtivе аnd we аrе nо longer required tо go оut hunting for оur fооdѕ аnd оur fооd iѕ brоught tо uѕ in huge рilеѕ rеаdу fоr our consumption.

The first ѕtер of Paleolithic diet рlаn is tо аvоid all mаn mаdе fооd рrоduсtѕ аnd rеаllу ѕtер back to a simpler timе whеn fооd actually tаѕtеd аnd lооkеd like fооd. Thе next ѕtер iѕ tо maintain аn асtivе lifеѕtуlе this dоеѕ nоt mеаn уоu hаvе to ѕреnd hоurѕ оn a саrdiо mасhinе, the bеѕt way iѕ to gеt уоur heart рumрing bу doing 15-20 minutеѕ оf high intensity exercise 3-4 times a week. This will сlоѕеlу ѕimulаtе the caveman lifеѕtуlе as a lot оf time wаѕ spent tracking and thеn сrеерing up оn рrеу fоllоwеd bу ѕhоrt ѕрurtѕ of high intеnѕitу exercise.

Whether you’ve bееn lооking tо lоѕе weight, оr, аt the very least, to start еаting hеаlthiеr, then уоu’vе mоѕt likеlу tried a diet or twо. Aѕ уоu’vе соmе to find оut, most diets are nоt сrеаtеd еԛuаl. In fасt, whilе most diеtѕ mаkе рrоmiѕеѕ that hаvе little scientific оr nutritional еvidеnсе tо support their сlаimѕ, thеrе аrе few thаt аrе асtuаllу backed bу mеmbеrѕ оf thоѕе in thе fiеld оf science, mеdiсinе, аnd nutritiоn. One оf thе diеtѕ ѕuрроrtеd by some of the mоѕt influеntiаl and highlу еѕtееmеd individuаlѕ in thеѕе fiеldѕ iѕ knоwn as thе Cаvеmаn Diеt, оr Paleo Diеt.

While thе first image that mоѕt likеlу comes to mind iѕ a scene frоm a Geico commercial, thе truth iѕ that thеrе is ѕignifiсаnt evidence supporting thе bеnеfitѕ оf fоllоwing thе Pаlео Diеt.

Let’s Go Paleo – A Paleo Diet & Lifestyle How-To

Let’s Go Paleo.

In 2013 the Caveman Diet was one of Google’s most searched diets for weight loss. Well it is three years later and the paleo lifestyle is still popular.

Converting to a paleo diet or lifestyle can seem like a daunting task but it doesn’t have to be that difficult. You can make simple changes to start or go ALL IN with your paleo shopping list. Check out our list below and you won’t have any trouble converting to a paleo healthy Caveman’s Kitchen.

Meats: Grass fed beef, lamb, chicken, turkey, pork and others.

Fish and Seafood: Wild caught pollock, salmon, trout, haddock, shrimp, shellfish, etc. Avoid any farm raised seafood from China. Better yet, avoid any farm raised seafood.

Eggs: Choose free-range, steroid free, pastured or Omega-3 enriched eggs.
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Balsamic Crockpot Roast Paleo Style

Here is an incredible recipe for a balsamic crockpot roast. Feel free to also give this a try with a pork roast as well. You won’t be disappointed.

Balsamic Crockpot Roast

Balsamic Crockpot Roast


3 lb. beef chuck roast, boneless;
2 to 3 sweet potatoes, cut into big pieces;
4 carrots, cut into big pieces;
1 onion, sliced;
2 sprigs of fresh rosemary;
2 bay leaves;
2 cloves garlic, minced;
1 cup red wine (optional);
1/3 cup balsamic vinegar;
1 ½ cup beef stock;
2 tbsp. cooking fat;
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste;

SERVES: 4 PREP: 15 min. COOK: 8-10 hrs.

Horseradish Scrambled Eggs

Horseradish Scrambled Eggs

Horseradish Scrambled Eggs

Horseradish Scrambled Eggs


4 slices bacon, raw
6 eggs
1 tsp horseradish


Put big, heavy skillet over medium heat. Use kitchen shears to snip the bacon into the skillet. Fry it crisp, separating the bits as it cooks. While that’s happening, whisk eggs with horseradish.
When the bacon bits are crisp, scoop them out of skillet to a plate and reserve.
Pour off all but a tablespoon or so of the grease. Now pour in eggs and scramble until they’re almost set. Then add the bacon bits and scramble them in. Serve.


NUTRITION: 450 calories; 39 g fat; 20 g protein; 2 g carbohydrate; trace dietary fiber; 2 g net carbs per serving.

Is the Paleo lifestyle for you?

The Paleo diet sounds as if it’s some old concoction that will help you lose weight. Well, it is. The idea behind the Paleo program is that you can lose weight simply by eating as people did thousands of years ago. If you were think of it as the “Caveman Diet”, you would be more on point. Consider what it would mean to eat like a caveman and then work from there.

What Did They Have?
What did cavemen have to eat. Imagine how the world looked when there was no industrialization at all and no processed foods. The people of the paleolithic era only ate the foods that they could find. There was no such thing as food preparation. In fact, there was barely such a thing as fire. Therefore, the Paleo program is a look back at how food could be enjoyed if the cooking and processed food were taken out of the equation.

No Processed Foods:
The Paleo Diet starts with the idea that you simply don’t war processed foods. However, you have to define processed foods before you stop eating them. Many people don’t realize that processed foods are any foods where you are getting them out of a package. From the TV dinner that is so popular all the way to bread that comes in a package.

Stay off processed foods

Stay off processed foods

Each and every one of these foods items has some kind of chemical and preservative in it. If you think through the foods that you eat on a regular basis, you will realize that a good many of them are processed and have some kind of chemical or preservative in them.

However, you don’t have to stop eating in order to go on the Paleo Diet. You simply have to change the way that you look at food.
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Paleo Diet and Skipping Breakfast – Is this possible?

Paleo Diet and Skipping Breakfast – Is this possible?

The idea behind the caveman or Paleo diet is to eat almost exactly as our ancient ancestors ate. Clearly, there must have been times when food was not plentiful, so therefore eating in the morning regularly may have been difficult.

Skipping breakfast is something that is common among those who perform intermittent fasting. There may be variations of this dieting technique but it seems as the Paleo lifestyle and intermittent fasting are compatible.

Just because you can?

However, just because something can be done with one diet and another does not really mean you should do that thing. There are many studies that show the benefits of eating a healthy breakfast and the evidence behind intermittent fasting is not all that great, that does not mean it is invalid but rather there just has not been enough studies to show if it is effective or not.
Ultimately you have to consider how you feel each day with any diet program. If you feel sluggish or are weak during your daily exercise, something clearly has to change. Why are you choosing to go with the Paleo lifestyle? Does it fit in with your Crossfit or exercise routine? Are you desiring to get lean and cut out some of your fat?
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Is it Paleo or Not – Eliminating the confusion

Is it Paleo or Not – Eliminating the confusion

Whenever someone brings up the Paleo diet there is invariably a discussion if something is truly “Paleo” or not. The confusion arises not because many people understand the fundamental principles behind this diet program. Essentially, you will want to eat as close to someone who lived approximately 10,000 years ago if not before that.

If a food has a label or a package than some die hard Caveman eaters would claim you are not eating truly Paleo. Just think about it this way, even a couple hundred years ago much of the food sold in the world did not come prepackaged or had a label. So, even if the meat is good and is something someone would have ate that long ago if it comes in a package than most likely it is not Paleo.
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Paleo Diet and Fats – Which one to use and others to avoid

As a follow up to our last article – The Paleo Lifestyle & Why It’s Gaining Popularity we wanted to write about Paleo Diet and Fats – Which one to use and others to avoid

The question of what fats can be used in a Paleo diet is brought up frequently in many discussion forums. There are many artificial fats on the market that clearly would not conform to the principles of eating Paleo or Caveman. Choosing what fat to use in your cooking is essential to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Contrary to popular belief eating fat will not make you fat.

Ideally animal fats are the number one choice on the Paleo diet. This is what most would have consumed day to day anyways so you are mimicking that lifestyle naturally. Now, at the present it may be difficult to obtain Tallow, or rendered down animal fat, but with the rise in popularity of the Paleo lifestyle this may be a problem of the past.
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