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SWEET and SOUR APPLE SLAW

Prep Time: 10 minutes Chill Time: 1 hour Serves: 8 Ingredients 1 Medium Head Cabbage 1 Small Fuji Apple 1/2 c. Homemade Mayonnaise 1/4 c. Raw Apple Cider Vinegar 1/2 tsp. Garlic Salt 1/4 tsp. Onion Powder 1 tsp. Celery Seed 7-14 drops Liquid Stevia (to taste) Directions With a sharp knife chop cabbage (or use blender technique detailed above) and dice apple for slaw. Whisk together remaining ingredients to make dressing. Dress slaw, mix well and refrigerate for one hour. Compliments of healthylivinghowto.com

30 Second Mayonnaise

⅔ cup avocado oil 1 egg 1 teaspoon lemon juice ½ teaspoon dijon mustard ⅛ teaspoon garlic powder salt and pepper, to taste   Add all mayo ingredients to a tall container, place an immersion blender to the bottom and turn on. Once the mixture begins to become thicker, slowly pull the immersion blender up the container to make sure mixture mixes completely.

This Week at the Box: May 4-10

Serving up some more rad: Monday we’ll be upping the ante for a final week of prep for the Secret Service Snatch Test; to be followed by a Cinco de Mayo inspired WOD!  After School Athlete will be kicking off the week with Coach Vicki at 3:45.  Tuesday we’ll be continuing the pull up virtuosity program, and the muscle up virtuosity program. Come work on these goats! The Heart and Barbell Club will meet at 6:30, and continue week 5 of 6 of their back squat progression and olympic lift focus (snatch pulls) Wednesday we’ll be working on front squats and the front rack lunge progression, and we’ll [...]

Asparagus Stuffed Eggs

6 large eggs 4 medium asparagus spears 2 teaspoons very finely minced shallot, scallion or chives, plus a pinch extra for garnish 3 tablespoons mayonnaise, whipping cream, creme fraiche, sour cream and/or soft butter 1/2 teaspoon smooth Dijon (optional) Few gratings fresh lemon zest (optional) Salt and pepper to taste Hard-boil eggs using whichever method you prefer. I cover mine with cold water, bring it to a boil, then set a timer for 9 1/2 minutes. When it rings, drain the eggs, and plunge them in ice water until they’re fully cool. Eggs can be cooked ahead of time and [...]

40 Coconut Oil Uses and Cures

by Dr. Josh Axe Coconut oil contains a three unique fatty acids in lauric acid, capric acid and caprylic acid that are some of the rarest in nature.  These medium chain fatty acids (MCFA’s) have tremendous health benefits and are easy burn as fuel for energy and have anti-microbial properties. Some of the top benefits of using coconut oil include: Balance Hormones Kill Candida Improve Digestion Moisturize Skin Reduce Cellulite Decrease Wrinkles and Age Spots Balance Blood Sugar and Improve Energy Improve Alzheimer’s Increase HDL and Lower LDL Cholesterol Burn Fat Here are my top 40 coconut oil uses in 3 categories: [...]

Avocado-Bacon Deviled Eggs

  1 Doz hard boiled eggs, peeled 2 Tbs deli mustard 1/4 cup mayo 1/2 large avocado Juice from 1/2 lime 1/2 shallot, minced 3 slices crisp bacon, finely chopped cilantro (optional) Slice eggs lengthwise and scoop yolks in bowl, mash with fork, add avocado and mash together, add mayo and remaining ingredients.  Scoop all filling into zip lock baggie and cut off an end to pipe into egg whites twisting as you go. Top with slice of bacon or cilantro…YUMM! salt to taste

The Importance of SLEEP!

   After speaking with many of you in our one-on-one time, I have heard a repeating theme… “I’m tired… I’m sore…” When I ask, “How much sleep do you get?” I usually hear “oh I don’t know, 6-7 hours.” That just simply is not enough. Even for those of you who are getting 8-9 hours, is it good sleep?    The Crossfit Journal published a great article this morning dedicated to the study of sleep for athletes. According to multiple medical studies, the high level athlete needs around 9-10 hours of sleep! Who out there is getting that many GOOD hours? Here [...]

Broccoli salad variations

Broccoli salad is delicious. I often throw a batch together during the summer or fall to accompany whichever grilled meat we’re having. Use broccoli florets if you like, but I use broccoli slaw for ease of preparation (Fred Meyer has the best tasting and best price). Here are several variations of broccoli salad, including one that’s a copycat of the salad served at The Grille from Ipanema.

Sundried tomato and olive chicken salad

This came together in a hurry last week when I needed to come up with a portable lunch for a ski trip. This would be a great way to use up leftover roast chicken, or you could even use canned chicken if that’s what you have on hand. Sundried tomato and olive chicken salad 1/2 a roasted chicken, diced or shredded (3 cups chicken meat) 1 batch paleo mayonnaise (approximately 1 cup) 1 can black olives, halved, quartered or sliced 1/2 to 3/4 cup julienned sundried tomatoes, oil packed (drain most of the oil off) 1 handful fresh basil leaves [...]

Portable paleo

Taking paleo food with you on the road is not as tough as it might seem, but finding paleo snacks while you’re out can be a little more challenging depending on where you’re headed. As with most things, a little planning goes a long way. If you’re going to be away from home for most of the day, make arrangements to keep your perishable snacks and leftovers cold. A cooler with ice or an insulated pack are good options if a fridge is not available. REI has a great one. A lot of paleo snacks are really energy dense and [...]

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