Tag Archives: paleo lifestyle

Sweet Tooth?

Don’t worry. Chocolate is a food group. And these Choconut Date Bites have organic cocoa powder. carob chips, and shredded coconut to satisfy your sweet tooth. Be sure to indulge in your sweets and carbohydrates in the evening to avoid sugar crashes during the day. Think about it, our ancestors woke up early and hunted, essentially training. They were preparing for the evening feast, which would often include carbohydrates such as fruits and berries gathered during the day. Let’s remember in a more modern day, sugar and chocolate were associated with wealth and was unobtainable to the common folk. What also was associated with wealth?… Gluttony and obesity.  So, I say eat chocolate and be rich. Just make sure to get the good stuff and THE REAL STUFF. Stay away from the drug store candy bars. 

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Choconut Date Bites:

Yields: 18

Blend (set 1/4 cup aside for the coating):

  • 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup brazil nuts
  • 1/4 raw almonds

Blend:

  • 10 pitted dates chopped
  • 1 tbs Coconut Oil
  • carob chips

Combine the two mixtures in medium bowl with:

  • 2 tbs grass fed whey protein
  • 2 tbs cocoa powder

Form into 1” diameter balls and roll in remaining coconut powder

Refrigerate for 1 hour and serve. Store in refrigerator.

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Where Athletic Performance Starts in the Kitchen

This is Your Machine Your Body. Where I post snapshots of my life, mostly what happens in my kitchen. It is important to know what you feed your body and what yields the most results across the board. Here we stay far away from slogans, trendy products, unknown chemicals and unnatural supplements. 100% all natural gains for the body and the mind.

We are taking it back to our ancestral roots and way of life.  If it is not a whole food found in nature, then you won’t find it here.

Enjoy the pictures, tips and recipes provided as your guide to a healthier lifestyle for an overall quality of life. Thanks

Justin Kucsulain
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