Cookbooks are where I learned how to cook initially and how I learned what compliments what and how to mix and match ingredients.
But even now, sometimes I just don’t want to be creative all the time. I just want to enjoy delicious food and try something new. I love flipping and scrolling through pages of gorgeous photos.
So here I have put together my personal favorite paleo cookbooks and resource guides just for you!
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With ton of photos and easy to make recipes, this cookbook is perfect for if you are only looking to buy 1 cookbook. Primal Palate makes tons of great tasting products, and their recipes definitely don’t disappoint.
3. Practical Paleo: A Customized Approach to Health and a Whole Foods Lifestyle (by Diane Sanfilippo)
We have used pretty much all her 30 day meal plans ten times over. Her recipes are all super easy, straightforward and great for families. The introduction also gives a great overview of the nutritional and paleo diet foods you need to know. Definitely a great buy for yourself if you are new to eating paleo or if you are looking to buy a gift for a friend to introduce them to paleo foods.
5. The Performance Paleo Cookbook: Recipes for Training Harder, Getting Stronger and Gaining the Competitive Edge (by Stephanie Gaudreau)
People often feel like their performance will suffer or even worse, that the paleo diet isn’t suited for if you live an active lifestyle. But that completely the opposite. Eating paleo foods while you are training will allow you to perform better and heal faster. This cookbook is a great resource for recipes and tips and tricks for increasing your performance in the gym.
6. The Paleo Primer: A Jump-Start Guide to Losing Body Fat and Living Primally (by Keris Marsden and Matt Whitmore)
Great for the beginner to paleo, the first half of this book uses humor and lots of graphics to explain paleo in a really great way. With a huge emphasis on lifestyle transformation, this is a great resource.
7. Ready or Not!: 150+ Make-Ahead, Make-Over, and Make-Now Recipes by Nom Nom Paleo (by Michelle Tam)
All the meals in her cookbook are done in 45 minutes or less. Truly the best for the weeknights, when you just need to get food on the table. And the best part of all, they are all delicious and easy to make.
11. Paleo Kids Cookbook: Transition Your Family to Delicious Grain and Gluten Free Food for a Lifetime of Healthy Eating (by Jennifer Robins)
Perfect for trying to find healthy meal options for the whole family. I hope you aren’t the only one in your household eating paleo, but if you are. This book is perfect some ideas and recipes that you can eat, as well as know your whole family will enjoy.
This cookbook came out back when a lot of people didn’t know what paleo was, and the news was just starting to get out into the world. Still now, these recipes are awesome and her information still among the best out there.