Good Food…Anywhere

Part of the success folks are having is not only constructing good meals at home and toting paleo grub to school and work, but y’all are also making smart choices while eating out. Many people will make excuses here, but if you really want to reap the benefits of CrossFit and Paleo nutrition you need to be consistent. Not perfect, but consistent. Here is a meal Nicki and I had in the Managua International Airport when we traveled to Nicaragua in December. We have mystery meat (I guessed beef, Nicki guessed pork) carrots, onions and some baked plantain. Yummy and pretty solid with regards to amount of protein, carbs and fat. Keep up the good work everyone and remember, you can have good food anywhere!


Written by Robb

Robb Wolf posesses a unique perspective of both scientist and athlete as a personal trainer at NorCal Strength & Conditioning. Some of Robb’s athletic achievements include winning the Natural Athletes Strength Association California State Power Lifting Championship at the age of 19 and a 6-0 amateur kickboxing record. Robb is an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. In addition, he is a USAW Olympic Weightlifting coach, and a certified CrossFit Coach, the highest level of CrossFit training certification, possessed only by a handful of strength & conditioning coaches throughout the world. Robb received his scientific training at California State University Chico where he earned a BS in Biochemistry. From here Robb worked as a research biochemist for 5 years, and includes in his CV lipid metabolism research at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center as well as Paleolithic Diet research with Prof. Loren Cordain of Colorado State University and author of the book The Paleo Diet. Robb is also a review editor for the Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism. Additionally, Robb is co-publisher and editor-in-chief of The Performance Menu.

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  1. I love me some plantains when eating Cuban, Peruvian, etc. but usually avoid them unless the meal is post-WOD. Are plantains less of a concern than bananas and therefore more Paleo-friendly, or is this considered a minor deviation from plan?

  2. Only ROBB would take a picture of his food while on vacation….smile

  3. Hey Marcus,

    Short answer…minor deviation from plan.  They are definitely a good option post workout.  Also on our vacation we were served baked plantain sprinkled with cinnamon and dark chocolate!  A yummy treat for sure…but definitely not a good day to day option!

  4. esta comida se ve muy buena!!!1