The Caveman Diet: How To Plan Your Menu?

Posted on 7th July 2014 in food, menu, plan

When it comes to dieting, especially with the caveman diet, it is so important to have your meals prepared and well thought out. In order for anyone to stick to a diet, they must well prepared and know exactly when to eat and what not to eat, to ensure that they are able to nourish themselves properly. If you’re thinking about starting the caveman diet, it is crucial that you have a menu ready for your meals of the week. When you are prepared, you will be able to succeed in the diet and see results faster and more efficiently.

The Caveman Diet: How To Plan Your Menu?

Now, like every other diet out there, it is important to have your portions right for what you want to achieve. It can be quite daunting at first, but once you get through the first few weeks, you will instantly feel like a pro. To create your menu first you have to think of meals that you want to eat so that you can obviously find alternative ingredients that fit the caveman diet rules.

To make the process easier, start off thinking about your 7 breakfasts and when you plan on eating them everyday so that it will suit your schedule. A couple breakfast ideas you could choose from that are completely healthy and don’t break the caveman diet rules include banana pancakes, waffles, omelettes, bacon and eggs, sausage and eggs, mixed fruit salad, breakfast smoothies, and even parfaits. When you have made all your breakfasts, make sure that you properly store them in your fridge to ensure that they do not spoil for you.

Creating your lunch menu for the week can also be quite a challenge, but all you really need to do like with breakfast is to think of all the meals you want to try out that are completely caveman approved. A couple dishes you can make include chili, salmon, all protein meatloaf, grilled fish sticks, chicken curry, almond mango salad, roast pork, and even tenderloin. There are many ways to make these dishes that don’t involve using any preservatives or unnecessary ingredients, as all you have to do is plan the recipes in advance and spend one day of each week making the meals. Also be sure to properly store your meals to ensure ultimate freshness no matter what.

Dinner should be light and so it may be the easiest to prepare. However, thinking of meals and how to make them will always be an overwhelming task for everyone, so knowing what to do is always important. A few dinner recipes you can do include basic broiled chicken, broiled lobster, balsamic grilled zucchini, tomato soup, cabbage salad with shrimp, pepperoni meatza, crab cakes, and basic ginger chicken. 

The snacks are probably the best most fun things to make, as there are so many options to choose from. A couple fun snacks you can make include fruit and vegetables dipped in Greek yogurt, granola, kale chips, almonds, trail mix, fresh fruit, baked banana chips. To save even more time, you should consider to make or buy all of your snacks in advance and just grab a handful of whatever whenever you feel hungry.

If you want to keep track of the amount of calories, sugar, fat, and sodium you consume everyday and week, then you should consider to use those online food trackers where all you have to do is input what you ate that day and it will calculate all of your stats and nutrition facts. When you start create your weekly menu following the caveman diet, you will be using a ton of aluminum foil, Ziplock containers, and plastic containers, as they will really come in handy. The best places to go shopping for groceries are obviously stores that retail predominantly organic food, as you will see an array of ingredients that are caveman approved.

Going on the caveman diet will become a lot less challenging when you finally plan out your meals properly. With the right mindset, you will then be able to become more used to what is allowed from the diet while also being able to prevent yourself from accidentally binge eating on the wrong food.

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