Nutrition Challenge, Week 1 Menu

Many, many thanks to all of you at Mount Ogden Crossfit who joined me for Paleo Cooking Last night. Here’s what I made this week. If you have comments, questions or recipes to share, drop me a line (below) and I’ll put together an update post for Friday.

This week’s menu:

By Category

Proteins, Veggies (Carbs) and Sauces and Sides (Fats) to mix & match for the week:


Roast beef from Goldilocks Finds Manhattan


Garlic cauliflower “Mashed Potatoes” from Nom Nom Paleo

  • Cauliflower Garlic Mashed “Potatoes”: Nom Nom Paleo with caramelized onions: NY Times
  • Zucchini Noodles with Fresh Tomatoes: Everyday Maven
  • Sauteed Chard: Epicurious
  • Marinated Eggplant with Capers and Mint: Epicurious
  • Spinach, Salad Greens, and Tomatoes
  • Baked Sweet Potatoes (rub in olive oil and bake at 400 for about an hour)
  • Spaghetti Squash (bake whole squash at 350 for 1:00- 1:30 or until soft)

Sauces and Sides

By Meal

Tex-Mex Paleo Tortilla from Mark Sisson

MIx and match prepared foods above for a variety of meals:


  • Scrambled Eggs, Steamed Spinach and Avocado
  • Spaghetti Squash, & Veggie Frittata



  • Roast Beef with Cauliflower Mash and Green Salad
  • “Carnitas” in “Tortillas” with avocado and tomato
  • Chicken over Zucchini Noodles with Eggplant
  • Spaghetti squash with meat sauce
  • Or any combination of meat, veggie and side/sauce

Questions, comments, or recipes for Friday’s update post:


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