Paleo Eats: 1/12/12 (Whole30 Day 12)

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The Whole30 is easier for me to follow when I’m at work. I think it’s ‘cause I have to eat what I pack and there’s no way to stray in the middle of the night. In contrast, when I’m at home, I just munch my way through the pantry.

While I was passing pills at work, I ate some baby carrots, Persian cucumbers, hard-boiled eggs dusted with homemade Pyro powder, and homemade guacamole.

By the way, If you’re curious about the groovy new container, it’s a LunchBots Trio. (Thanks, Jackie!)

Near the end of my shift, I ate a small container of defrosted Hawaiian Sun coconut milk and a few slices of Applegate Farms organic roast beef.

When I got home in the morning, I checked in on my boys…

…and the slow cooker roast pork.

Since I was still hungry, I ate a small bowl of leftover slow cooker brisket and kale stew and baby chard.

I added some extra cooking time for the pork and went to bed.

At dinnertime, I used the pressure cooker to quickly braise some spicy kale (8 minutes on high pressure)…

…and simmer a speedy batch of cauliflower, parsnip, and carrot puree (6 minutes on high pressure).

I shredded the pork…

…and dinner was ready.

Here’s my dinner plate:

My lean pork leg roast came out a bit too dry after simmering for hours in the slow cooker. Argh. I’m gonna stick with butt and shoulder roasts from here on out. 

Ciao for now!


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