What I Eat on a Typical Day: Paleo Version

Hiya guys! If you have read my fitness post, you would have learned that I try to follow a paleo lifestyle, as I like to live a healthy lifestyle and I can get poorly off some dairy and gluten products. Therefore, a paleo lifestyle is an easy way of me being able to meet all my dietary needs, and honestly, I think it’s such a good lifestyle to follow!

Some of you were curious as to what I eat when following this lifestyle and if i’m honest, it’s not that much difference to what I would eat if I wasn’t paleo based! Therefore, I thought I would do a What I Eat in a Day post.

Breakfast: Coffee and Eggs

I couldn’t be that person who didn’t eat breakfast: I wake up every morning starving! One of the first things I will do is make myself a coffee. I have a deLonghi coffee machine, so I will normally make an almond milk cappuccino, purely because I love the froth! Then I will either have baked eggs with tomato and spinach, or scrambled eggs with chorizo. I love eggs in the morning as it starts my day  off with protein and keeps me fuller for longer. I also prefer hot breakfasts as it makes me feel all cosy in the morning, haha!

Lunch: Some sort of salad and meat!

If you gave me a simple salad packed full of lettuce and peppers and cucumber, I would never feel full and this would cause me to snack even more than I already do! Therefore, I always have to add some sort of meat or protein to it to make it nicer and fill me up! I love adding chicken or steak, but cooked in chinese spices or even just paprika and garlic. If I feel like a lighter lunch, I will make a simple Caesar salad  with maybe some salmon or falafels. Just something quick and easy, that I can take on the go and feel full but not horribly bloated!

Dinner: Meat and vegetables

Dinner for me is normally some sort of meat and vegetable dish. I LOVE homemade breaded chicken with sweet potato fries, mixed veg and homemade guacamole! I am also partial to a soup, such as butternut squash or Mexican tortilla soup. Other popular meals with me are deconstructed burgers, Mexican burrito bowls or just a simple stirfry! It all depends on how I’m feeling.

Snack: Otherwise known as my favourite thing to eat

I am a terrible snacker, but if I snack on the right foods, it really doesn’t matter. If I’m bored but mistaking it for hunger I will just make myself a green tea. Otherwise, I will make a large smoothie with a ton of fruit to satisfy my sweet cravings! Let me know if you would like to see some smoothie recipes, I would love to share them with you! In the evenings, I like to snack on something like dark chocolate or nuts, because a girls gotta have her chocolate!!

This post isn’t in anyway trying to convert you to try the paleo lifestyle or anything like that: I just wanted to show you how I make my dietary requirements manageable for me. As with everyone, there are always those days I can’t be bothered so grab a Pret or a takeaway and eat a litre of icecream in an evening, but this is what I will typically eat and I enjoy it and it works for me!

I would love to know what your favourite meal of the day is and what you would typically eat for it!!

All my love,

Coffee and Coats XX

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28 thoughts on “What I Eat on a Typical Day: Paleo Version

      1. Will definitely keep you posted. I’ve been trying out a few meals like this and so far so good. ESP the lunches. Using herbs to jazz it up and give the protien a bit more life and so far so good. Need to avoid the soups tho…. I love a soup with my bread as opposed to bread with my soup… A whole load can easily be demolished with a bowl…. My kryptonite for sure xxxx

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  1. I agree, I am always staving as well when I wake up and can’t wait to have a coffee! My coffee machine has broke, though…back to the kettle! This lifestyle looks great, I pretty much eat like this anyway…doesn’t look restrictive at all 🙂

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  2. Wow. You’re breakfast sounds amazing yum 🙂 Almond milk lattes are my favorite but I can’t make them at home! I am gluten free due to an allergy so I eat a lot of the same foods that you do.
    This post was really enjoyable to read. Simple but I loved it!

    Lauren

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  3. I love that you include some veggies in your meals. I’ve been trying to do the same, even if it’s fresh fruit. 🙂 I’m not sure I could do the paleo diet as I’m trying to eat less red meat, but if I could substitute all that protein with chicken, turkey or fish then count me in! LOL
    And I love your idea of eggs with tomatoes and spinach! I can’t believe I’ve never thought of that! I’ll have to try it!

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  4. I agree snacks are definitely the best (mine aren’t always healthy). I always love these what I eat in a day posts, it’s so interesting to see all the different meal plans people follow. Not sure I could ever do a paleo diet I love my yogurt way too much.

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  5. YES more paleo posts, my boyfriend and I do our best to maintain a Paleo diet, mainly just trying to avoid processed food. We are both hunters so a majority of our protein comes from the wild game we harvest, it’s all really lean meat. I really enjoyed this post. I need to take your green tea when you’re feeling bored hungry into consideration.
    xoxo.

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  6. I eat Paleo as well and have for the past 3 years. I constantly get asked what I eat and comments are made that I only eat “leaves and stones.” I’m so glad you made a little journal about normal daily food to prove that those who follow Paleo actually do eat.

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  7. Perfect day with the right amount of goodness in it! I tend to follow a similar plan as my partner and I both react to gluten and dairy. He has just found out eggs aren’t great with him either (more for me 🤣). Love you blog – consider a new avid follower 💕

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