Posts in: Nutrition

"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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Paleo Challenge Winners!

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The VOTES are IN! Congratulations to Matt Blanton and Shannon Johnson for winning CrossFit Scottsdale’s first Paleo Challenge! Not only did you recieve a ton of health and body composition benefits, you won $200 each!  Not too bad for 4 weeks of eating. Just eating meat, fish, vegetables, nuts, seeds,  & fruit here is what they [...]
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Paleo Challenge Finalist

Posted by: Luke

So the numbers are in and the coaches have collaborated to determine the top 3 male and female contenders for the Paleo Challenge. It was very hard to choose since ALL of you did really well and improved in many ways over the last 4 weeks. Congratulations to ALL of you first!!!!! I am truly [...]
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Nutrition for Kids & Teens

Posted by: Luke

Our goal with kids isn’t to get them on the zone, but to get them to think and make good choices about what they eat. Our goal is to teach them very basic concepts, sugar is bad, protein is good and you need to eat some in every meal. Nuts and seeds are good fats. [...]
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Paleo Pancakes By Tabitha

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 GOOD MORNING –Perfect Pancakes Ingredients: 3 whole eggs
 1/2 cup almond meal
 1/2 cup coconut milk
 1 cup apple sauce or 2 bananas 2 tsp cinnamon
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 Coconut oil or EVO for cooking (go light on the oil, you just want a non-stick surface) If you like fruit like I do, I [...]
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EAT!

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Okay Paleo participants make sure you are eating enough.  This is not a “diet”. Eat when you are hungry. Eat Paleo foods.  Its not just about protein either. Make sure you are eating a lot of veggies, fruit and good fats. Keep it up 5 days in and 23 to go.  You can do it! [...]
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Paleo Recipes from Tabitha

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Tabitha is a new student here at CrossFit Scottsdale and what timing that was! Not only is she a hardworking crossfitter,  but she is studying at the Scottsdale Culinary Institute and participating in the Paleo Challenge. Here is a Paleo recipe she cooked up and some great ideas for avocados and tomatoes. Thanks for sharing [...]
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Channel Your Inner Caveman

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FOOD AS FUEL PALEO CHALLENGE STARTS SATURDAY OCTOBER 17TH 10AM   Here are the basics.  We wil be going over the ins and outs on Saturday and all participants will get a shopping list, 7 menus for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks as well as some starter recipes.  Your homework tonight is to prep your house.  [...]
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