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Tay's Foodie Fridays August 8th 2013 -CrossFit Stapleton

Paleo Coffee Creamer

Paleo coffee

Ingredients
  • 6 to 8 large Medjool dates, (1/2 cup total pitted and chopped) + ½ cup boiling water
  • 1½ cups plain, unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk
  • ½ tablespoon vanilla extract
  • pinch sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons organic coconut oil, melted
  • 2 teaspoons tapioca flour + 1½ tablespoons cold water
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
Instructions
  1. Remove the pits from the dates and coarsely chop into smaller pieces.
  2. Fill a measuring cup with ½ cup of boiling water and place the chopped dates in there to soak. Allow them to soak for at least 15 minutes (more if they are on the hard side).
  3. Place dates and soaking water in high speed blender  or food processor and process until liquefied.
  4. Add almond milk, vanilla and salt. Pulse a couple of times until well mixed.
  5. Next, add in coconut oil and pulse until well mixed.Mix tapioca flour and cold water in a small dish.
  6. Pour into blender and pulse a couple of times.
  7. Store in a glass jar in the refrigerator. Note that the creamer thickens as it cools.
  8. Store in a glass jar in the refrigerator. Note that the creamer thickens as it cools.

 

 

Mark your calendars

  • ASAP – CrossFit Stapleton shift to Zen Planner; This month CFS will be switching its on-line membership management system from MindBody to ZenPlanner. Please log-in to your account to make sure your info is correct, and help us in completing the shift. Thanks!
  • Wednesday, Aug. 7 –  Register early for the Fall 2013 Whole Life Challenge and receive the discounted entry fee of $44. Find out more about this 8 week fitness and lifestyle competition (where you can win cash and prizes!) here, and make a commitment to pushing yourself in every phase of your life. Registration for the Fall 2013 Whole LIfe Challenge will remain open until the start date of Sept. 7, the cost is $49.
  • Saturday, Aug. 24 – The Body Fat-Test mobile lab will be visiting CFS from 8-11 a.m. This is a great opportunity to find your baseline measurement of body fat percentage just before the start of the Whole Life Challenge. BUT HURRY, there are ONLY 6 SPOTS LEFT on the sign up sheet on the main white board. For $65 you will also get an “after” measurement of your body composition on Saturday, Nov. 16. SOLD OUT!
  • Saturday, Aug. 31 – Final day to register for Girls Gone RX benefitting Barbells for Boobsand hosted by CrossFit Eminence in Thornton. Assemble your 3-person team and sign up today.

 

Workout of the Day
A. snatch tech work your choice

B. Squat snatch; 3, 3, 2, 2, 1 rest 2-3min drop from top

+
12min amrap
25 box jumps 20/24″ step down
25 HR pushups
25 abmat situps
25 DU

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