A Paleo Halloween

Halloween is almost here again, and that means delicious temptations left and right!  If you’re determined to stick to your Paleo guns throughout this treat laden holiday, then this spooky recipe from Paleo Diet Lifestyle is for you.

Mummy fingers!  (Bacon wrapped sausages)

This is a simple and effective snack idea that the kids (big and small) will love and, contrary to popular belief, bacon and pork sausages can be really healthy, especially when buying the good kind from your butcher or local farmer coming from a well-fed and well-treated animal. This sack is ready in no time so it’s an ideal one to make when you’re short on time. The bacon around the sausages gives the impression of the fingers of a mummy, perfect for Halloween!


  • 12 slices good quality bacon;
  • 12 good quality breakfast pork sausages;
  • 2 tbsp good quality dijon mustard, optional;
  • Homemade salsa, baba ghanoush, guacamole, or other Paleo sauce to dip


  1. Preheat your oven to 375 F and wrap each slice of bacon around a sausage and place on a backing tray.
  2. Cook for 15 minutes and turn once during the cooking process.
  3. If using the mustard, remove the bacon wrapped sausages from oven and brush all over with the mustard.
  4. Mustard or not, return to the oven for another 10 to 15 minutes, until well cooked.
  5. Cool for 5 minutes and serve. You can also put the sausages on wooden skewers so the sausage fingers don’t leave your kid’s fingers too greasy and sticky.
  6. Serve with your favorite homemade paleo dip. A garlic flavored mayonnaise goes really well with this snack.

Today`s Workout:

Buy In – Push Jerk technique review, followed by 5 x 3 reps increasing weight each set, with emphasis on keeping solid technique.  Focus on a short dip and a fast drive into full extension of the hips before lockout underneath the bar.

WOD – “Donkey Kong”

This is a classic CrossFit workout which is meant to be done with flights of stairs in between each station to simulate the video game.  Unfortunately, we don’t have a staircase to use!   So, you can complete the WOD as shown below.  Refer to your previous scores from the last time we did this workout on Sept. 28, 2010

21-15-9 Reps for time:

  • Burpees
  • KB Swings (35/55lbs)
  • Box Jumps (24/30″)*

* Yes, the box height is higher than what you are used to in a workout!

Zone 3 – Scale box height to 20/24″

Zone 2 – Scale KB to 20/35lbs

Zone 1 – Scale box height and KB as needed

Games Prep – upgrade your KB to 55/70lbs

Cash Out – 3 rounds of 10 hollow rocks and 10 arch rocks.  Coaches make sure to show progressions where the athlete is able to remain in the hollow position.


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