Posts in: Nutrition

Spring Break = Time to Bake

Posted by: Najla

In the last month or so, inspired by the gamers and some of my other fellow CrossFitters, I have tried to work towards eating a livable Paleo diet.  My personal struggles with Paleo come in the form of dairy and desserts.  So this week while I have had some time off I have been playing [...]
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The Body Balance Diet's Secret For Burning Fat, Building Lean Muscle and looking awesome!

Posted by: Najla

Coach Luke Kayyem will be a special guest on tonight’s Body Balance Diet call. To learn more about CrossFit exercises mixed with healthy eating hop on tonights call.   Invite your friends and call in early! Dial (402) 237 2015 Pass code 585785#  The free call is this evening February 10th at 5:15pm PST, 6:15pm, MST, 7:15pm CST, 8:15pm [...]
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Weekend Recipe #2-Chipotle Lime Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp

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Ingredients 12 large, raw, peeled and deveined shrimp 2 Tbsp olive oil Zest from 1 lime Juice from one lime (about 2 Tbsp) 1/4 teaspoon chipotle powder (or more to taste) 6 strips thin bacon, cut in half (12 pieces) Skewers (for grilling) or toothpicks (for oven) Method 1 Mix together in a small bowl [...]
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Weekend Recipe

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There are some great Paleo/Zone  friendly recipes in non-paleo/zone places!  Check this one out courtesy of Simply Recipes.com Stuffed Zucchini with Turkey Sausage Recipe Ingredients 1 zucchini about 12 inches long, or 6 medium ones 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup chopped onion 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms 2 tablespoons dry white [...]
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Got Milk?

Posted by: Luke

Whole milk serves a few different functions. It is a complete meal and is an excellent post-workout drink for recovery and muscle building. It contains protein, fat, vitamins D and K, all necessary for performance and strength gains. It is an inexpensive form of supplementation; it is full muscle building properties and is ideal for [...]
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"Fit to Fight"

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I had the pleasure of sharing my passion of nutrition with the amazing men and women at Luke Air Force Base.  Thank you to Sherri Biringer and everyone at Luke for welcoming me in to your community and letting me talk about the benefits of choosing good food.  We spent time going over Paleo/Zone concepts, food quality [...]
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The Body Balance Diet by MyrnaLynn

Posted by: Najla

Fellow CrossFiters, It’s exactly a year ago this week I discovered Coach Luke & CrossFit Scottsdale.  What a reason to celebrate 2009 and set some even greater goals for 2010, I’m sure many of you feel the same way! Over the last year I have been with you enjoying one of many WOD’s, challenges, and [...]
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Thanksgiving foods Paleo Style

Posted by: Luke

Pumpkin Pie 3 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce 2 eggs 1/4 cup agave nectar 2 Tbsp ground almonds 1/2 tsp each of ginger, cloves, Cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg 1 cup pecans Combine all of the ingredients except the pecans, in a bowl, mix well. Pour into a dish for Baking pies. Cover [...]
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