Dave and the Paleo diet

September 27, 2012 § 3 Comments

After Dave not-so-mysteriously gained a bunch of weight, thanks to EATING TOO MUCH FOOD, I suggested in my subtle way that he should consider going on a diet.

Libby:  I’m putting you on a diet.

Dave:  I’m air-popped.  I haven’t gained that much.

Libby:  You are not air-popped.

Dave:  I’m not giving up cheese and crackers.  Or bacon.

Libby:  Eat low carb then, or go back on the Paleo Diet and eat like a caveman.  You kind of look like a caveman anyway.

So, we’re on the low carb, sort of Paleo Diet these days.  Dave’s not eating white rice, white potatoes, or bread.  If we have pasta, which is rare, then it’s gluten-free pasta, which tends to be lower in carbohydrates.  Dave also gave up his cheese and crackers, and now eats meat and cheese with apples as a snack.  For lunch on the weekends, I’ll make us little snack plates, with fresh vegetables, cheese, and a little meat.

For dinner, we might have something grilled, like chicken or a steak (which isn’t that often that we’ll eat an entire steak), with some grilled vegetables or a quinoa pilaf (just cooked quinoa with steamed or grilled vegetables).

He’s been watching his intake for a couple of weeks now, and he seems a little slimmer.

Advertisements

Tagged: , , , , , , ,

§ 3 Responses to Dave and the Paleo diet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

What’s this?

You are currently reading Dave and the Paleo diet at Green Pocket Protector.

meta

%d bloggers like this: