Many people assume that eating better—whether to lose weight, alleviate health problems, or simply improve how they feel—means eating low-fat, boring, and tasteless food. Professional chef Nabil Boumrar and Certified Nutrition Consultant Caitlin Weeks blow that myth out of the water with their vibrant and healthy coastal cuisine. Mediterranean Paleo Cooking showcases a wide variety of creative recipes that are Paleo-friendly—no gluten, grains, inflammatory oils, dairy, or refined sweeteners. These flavorful dishes combine traditional food from southern Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East with the healthful principles of a Paleo diet. With over 150 recipes, two 30-day meal plans (one for general health and one for those following an autoimmune protocol), shopping lists, cooking tips, and more, Mediterranean Paleo Cooking helps readers become better cooks and more informed eaters. But more importantly, it turns healthy eating into delicious eating with enticing Mediterranean meals that every foodie will enjoy. Over 150 Paleo-friendly recipes inspired by the relaxed coastal attitude and ingredients of the Mediterranean - all gluten-free, grain-free, refined sugar-free, and dairy-free. Chef’s tips from Nabil help you learn as you go, with advice on cooking and techniques for Mediterranean ingredients Nutritionist's tips from Caitlin to educate you on the health benefits of Mediterranean foods Familiar, comfort-food favorites are modified for a Paleo lifestyle, including pizza, pasta, rice, biscuits, and brownies Mediterranean recipe favorites, recreated including: falafel, pita bread, moussaka, hummus, and biscotti cookies. Recipe/ingredient notes and swaps for those who have food allergies (including to eggs and nuts) as well as for those following a low FODMAP diet, lower carbohydrate diet, SCD or GAPS diet, or the autoimmune protocol Two 30-day meal plans to help you jump-start your Paleo lifestyle: for general health or to follow an autoimmune protocol six different menu plans perfect for a weeknight dinner party or special occasion (including one that is 100% AIP compliant or is easily modified to be so with notes on the recipes) 18 guilt-free desserts with no refined sugar Shopping lists and an optimal food buying guide make it easy to find the right ingredients
The Paleo Diet is an incredibly popular diet, but it's also expensive, difficult to follow, and controversial due to the high consumption of red meat, pork, and animal fats that the diet demands. Idiot's Guides: Mediterranean Paleo Cookbook combines the benefits of the Paleo Diet with the medically-proven health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet to give Paleo followers a new way to reap the benefits of two of the most popular diets on the planet. Anyone who is interested in taking a healthier approach to Paleo (traditional Paleo followers, vegan, or vegetarian-leaning eaters who need or want to eat meat for health reasons, and anyone with grain or inflammation issues) will be interested in this book. With over 100 fantastic, uber-healthy recipes, you will learn how to cook the Mediterranean Paleo way from an experienced Paleo chef who has developed recipes for several of the most popular Paleo sites on the Internet.
Chef Judi Mehrens has gathered the delicious recipes from her series, The Gluten Free Mediterranean Diet Cookbook, Volumes I, II, and III, originally published for Amazon Kindle, and combined them into this one volume. Rather than a strict eat-only-this kind of diet, the Mediterranean diet is a lifstyle diet. Shown to increase health and longevity, eating the Mediterranean way is delicious as well as healthy. This isn't about counting calories, rather it's a blueprint for using the best fresh ingredients. Eat these foods in moderation, drink wine in moderation, exercise a bit, and you will lose weight. More importantly, you'll be healthier for it. In this cookbook, you will find 150 delicious Mediterranean recipes that also are completely gluten free. This collection has been reorganized into chapters: Appetizers, Salads, and Sauces; Soup; Vegetables and Side Dishes; Chicken; Fish and Shellfish; Lamb, Pork, and Veal; and Fruit and Desserts. You'll find recipes for such delicious creations as: Apple and Onion Jam Asparagus and Orange Salad Fresh Tomato Sauce Fruit Soup Tomato Lentil Soup Baked Onions Braised Fennel Chicken with Tomatoes and Olives Broiled Halibut with Dijon Vinaigrette Garlic Lamb Chops Pears Poached in Chianti Chef Judi has also added a new notes sections, offering tips for shopping, preparation, ingredient substitution, and cooking techniques. What others have said of the recipes: "What a surprise!! Recipes that are healthy AND taste good!!" "this was a good purchase." "it has really nice recipes." "Found quite a few delicious recipes that my entire family enjoyed!! Can't wait to try some more. "
Approachable and highly readable, Lady Bits offers empowering health information and simple tools to elevate your well-being and tap into your sensuality. Part women’s health text, part sex manual, and part chatting over a glass of wine with your best friend, Lady Bits is a comprehensive guide that will help you understand, care for, and LOVE your unique female body. With two free digital workouts and a 14-Day Action Guide, the information found in this program is practical and eye-opening – ideal for women of all ages. You will learn: -Why your mojo has left the building...and how to get it back! -Rarely discussed information about your unique female anatomy and physiology -Kegel exercises: are they good, bad, or indifferent? -Changes to expect as you age, including lessons and stories from real women like you -How to assess for diastasis recti, and precautions to take if you have it -How to find and properly strengthen your "inner core" -What "clean eating" means, and simple steps you can take to improve your diet -How to accept and embrace your body, including a "Body Image Bootcamp" with solutions for improving body confidence and self-love -Three steps to better sex, including specific instructions for using your inner core muscles to enhance intimacy -Realistic ways to incorporate healthy lifestyle changes into your daily life Benefits include: -A strong, toned body -A strong, pain free back -Improved posture and balance -Improved bladder control -An amped up sex drive -Longer, more intense orgasms -Confidence, energy, and radiance that others will notice Lady Bits is written for women, by a woman who understands the unique needs of females: mind, body, and spirit. Before a woman’s intimate life improves she must learn to love herself, get to know her body, and feel relaxed and secure in her own skin. Lady Bits helps readers to do just that, with the voice of a friendly, practical guide leading the way. Tune into your body and reclaim your spark! You don’t have to be an expert, but every woman should know a bit.
Showcasing more than 170 recipes with full-color illustrations and clear directions, the author has created an indispensable guide for anyone looking for improved health or wanting to go gluten-free. Developed by the author, integrating her culinary and nutrition education with her favorite family recipes, each healthy and delicious dish features ingredients easy to find at your local grocery store. First place winner at the 17th annual Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in the category of “Best Health and Nutrition.” Original.
Author: Keris Marsden
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2015-03-05
Genre: Health & Fitness
If you want to try living primally but are not sure where to begin, The Paleo Primer is the book you need to get started. Using clear guidance, straightforward explanations and delicious recipes, fitness experts Keris Marsden and Matt Whitmore will show you how to transform your body with simple changes to the food you eat. You'll learn how to: - Lose fat without losing muscle - Get clear, glowing skin - Balance your moods and boost concentration - Feel strong, fit and full of energy Including over 100 paleo recipes, plus helpful shopping lists and nutrition tips, The Paleo Primer is the essential guide to a healthy and enjoyable primal lifestyle.
A New York Times cookbook best-seller. Nom Nom Paleo is a visual feast, crackling with humor and packed with stunningly photographed step-by-step recipes free of gluten, soy, and added sugar. Designed to inspire the whole family to chow down on healthy, home-cooked meals, this cookbook compiles over 100 foolproof paleo recipes that demonstrate how fun and flavorful cooking with wholesome ingredients can be. And did we mention the cartoons? Nom Nom Paleo kicks off with a fresh introduction to Paleo eating, taking readers on a guided tour of author Michelle Tam's real-food strategies for stocking the kitchen, saving time, and maximizing flavors while maintaining a Paleo lifestyle. Also, sprinkled throughout the book are enlightening features on feeding kids, packing nutritious lunches, boosting umami, and much more. But the heart of this book are Michelle's award-winning primal Paleo recipes, 50 percent of which are brand-new --- even to diehard fans who own her bestselling iPad cookbook app. Readers can start by marrying their favorite ingredients with building blocks like Sriracha Mayonnaise, Louisiana Remoulade, and the infamous Magic Mushroom Powder. These basic recipes lay the foundation for many of the fabulous delights in the rest of the book including Eggplant "Ricotta" Stacks, Crab Louie, and Devils on Horseback. There's something for everyone in this cookbook, from small bites like Apple Chips and Kabalagala (Ugandan plantain fritters) to family-sized platters of Coconut Pineapple "Rice" and Siu Yoke (crispy roast pork belly). Crave exotic spices? You won't be able to resist the fragrant aromas of Fast Pho or Mulligatawny Soup. In the mood for down-home comforts? Make some Yankee Pot Roast or Chicken Nuggets drizzled with Lemon Honey Sauce. When a quick weeknight meal is in order, Nom Nom Paleo can show you how to make Crispy Smashed Chicken or Whole-Roasted Branzini in less than 30 minutes. And for a cold treat on a hot day, nothing beats Paleo-diet-friendly Mocha Popsicles or a two-minute Strawberry Banana Ice Cream. Eating healthy doesn't mean sacrificing flavor. This book gives you "Paleo with personality," and will make you excited to play in the kitchen again.
Whether you're living a paleo, primal, or gluten-free lifestyle, or you simply want to take steps toward a healthier you, Paleo Indulgences can help you curb cravings for daily treats without completely undoing your progress. Life is about balance, and let's face it, special occasions happen, holidays happen, celebrations happen. If you make great choices for nutrition 80% of the time, then 20% of the time it's ok to treat yourself with mindful, quality foods that still have nutritional value and won't make you start over at square one. In Paleo Indulgences, Tammy Credicott shows you how easy it is to treat yourself and still maintain good health. These paleo-friendly versions of your favorite "off limits" treats offer tasty alternatives to help satisfy cravings without eating gluten-filled, sugar-laden, processed junk. All the recipes in Paleo Indulgences are paleo/primal friendly, gluten-free, grain-free, legume-free, soy-free, and they are made with real, whole foods with no added cane sugars. With over 85 recipes and a quick and easy thumbnail index for fast recipe searches, giving in to your primal cravings has never been easier!
The eating style proven to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. Cooking Light named The New Mediterranean Diet Cookbook one of the top three healthy cookbooks of the last twenty-five years, calling it “a grand tour through the region.” Now Nancy Harmon Jenkins’s revolutionary approach to healthy eating is available for the first time as an eBook. Spanning the Mediterranean from Spain to France, Italy, and Greece, with side trips to Lebanon, Cyprus, and North Africa, this revised and updated edition of Nancy Harmon Jenkins’s acclaimed cookbook offers ninety-two mouthwatering new dishes plus the latest information about the nutritional benefits of one of the world’s healthiest cuisines. But best of all are the recipes—bursting with flavor, easy to prepare, and sure to please everyone at your table, whether you’re cooking for yourself, your family, or your friends. Known for classic favorites like tabbouleh and ratatouille, flatbreads, pastas, zesty herbs, and flavorful oils pressed from succulent olives, the Mediterranean diet combines delicious taste with health-supportive ingredients as few other cuisines do. With an emphasis on fruits and vegetables, grains and legumes, fish, lean meats, and heavenly desserts, here are recipes for over 250 outstanding dishes created for today’s American kitchens. You’ll also find new cooking techniques and a simplified approach to cooking—because simplicity is what the Mediterranean way of eating is all about. Experienced and novice cooks alike will be inspired by these delectable, seasonally inspired recipes ranging from sweet young Roman-style peas for spring to skewered shrimp for summer, robust North African Pumpkin Soup when autumn is in the air, and warming winter dishes like Lebanese Garlicky Roast Chicken and Cypriote Braised Pork with Wine, Cinnamon, and Coriander—plus a variety of fabulous pizzas and dinner pies, hearty salads like Tuscan panzanella, and satisfying small dishes known as tapas. Also included is a special selection of traditional dishes prepared for Islamic, Jewish, and Christian holidays that can be enjoyed year round. Rich in flavor and healthy nutrients but low in saturated fats and cholesterol, here are recipes that will delight your palate, nourish body and soul—and can be prepared with ease in your home kitchen.
You’ve heard great things, you’ve read the success stories, and you’re ready to try the Paleo lifestyle—but in a world filled with bread, pizza, and cookies, it can be hard to get started and easy to fall off the wagon. What you need is a guide to help you transition, a three-step plan for sticking with Paleo, and a cookbook with easy, everyday Paleo recipes. What you need is Real Life Paleo. Real Life Paleo takes a practical approach to going Paleo with three simple steps that Stacy Toth and Matt McCarry, creators of the popular blog Paleo Parents, used to lose a combined 200 pounds and improve the health of their whole family. The “Swap, Remove, Heal” method is easy for anyone to follow, no matter where you are in your journey: first, swap healthier versions of packaged foods for ones full of processed, damaging ingredients; then remove unhealthy foods entirely; and finally, add healing, nutritious foods to your diet. Stacy and Matt also provide you with all the tools you need to make the switch to a Paleo lifestyle for good: • Over 175 delicious recipes: With so many Paleo-friendly recipes, figuring out what to eat will never be a problem. Plus, the meal plans and menu ideas help you turn individual recipes into balanced meals. There are even holiday menu ideas to help you plan for special occasions and on-the-go snack ideas, so that last-minute meal before you have to rush out the door can be a healthy one. • Handy how-to section: With practical tips aimed at real-life solutions to common concerns, the how-tos make it easy to replace allergens in recipes, find substitutes for unhealthy staples such as pasta and bread, and make everyday cooking quick, easy, and affordable. • Guides to long-term success: Informative guides to swapping out foods, adding nutrient-dense and healing foods, ordering in a restaurant, stocking a Paleo pantry, and much more help you stick with your new Paleo lifestyle, while shopping lists make going to the grocery store fast and easy. • Recipe indexes: Looking for a dish you can make in under 30 minutes? Or one-pan recipes? Maybe a recipe with fewer than five ingredients? You’re covered with the recipe indexes. Real Life Paleo will give you the confidence and tools to set your table with delicious and healthy foods to nourish those you love.
The 21-Day Sugar Detox Cookbook, a companion to The 21-Day Sugar Detox program guidebook, bursts with more than a hundred grain-, gluten-, legume-, dairy-, and sugar-free recipes to keep you inspired as you blow your cravings for sugar and carbs to smithereens. Taking on a detox plan can seem daunting, but these sumptuous recipes and life-altering eating concepts will make you wish you'd started sooner. Your 21 days will be over before you know it, your carb and sugar cravings a distant memory. With palate-pleasing, and soul-satisfying, recipes for breakfasts, lunches, dinners, snacks, and even some "sweet" treats, The 21-Day Sugar Detox Cookbook is your guarantee for delicious detox success!
Author: Jason Seib
Publisher: Victory Belt Publishing
Release Date: 2013-03-05
Genre: Health & Fitness
The Paleo lifestyle has the proven potential to deliver remarkable health and fitness, and The Paleo Coach is not only an in depth look at the essential basics and real life application, but also the psychological obstacles in your path and the most common reasons that people fail. So often it seems that having all the right tools is not enough, especially after a lifetime of misinformation and frustration. While it is necessary to understand the intimate details of the path to your goals, a broken perspective will be insurmountable obstacle in your path. Understanding Paleo nutrition and the fallacies of "common knowledge" on health and fitness is a great start, but The Paleo Coach goes much deeper. In The Paleo Coach you will find… A clear and concise road map to understanding and implementing the Paleo diet in your own life Detailed instruction on how to apply Paleo logic to exercise and achieve the physical capacity to enjoy your life Multiple ideas for making these important changes at whatever pace works for you Powerful case studies of people who conquered each of the biggest and most common obstacles by changing their perspective The power to change your body for the better forever
Everybody loves bread! This fluffy, crusty favorite is a staple in so many cultures around the world, yet sadly, it is one of the first items people remove from their diet when they need or choose to transition to a gluten-free or Paleo diet. Many are left with a “dietary dent” that is not easily filled. Get prepared to have your life changed. Every Last Crumb will take you down a revolutionary bread-making road with recipes that look, smell, and taste like their gluten-filled counterparts. These recipes use healthier ingredients, and many of them are accessible to those with dietary restrictions. Dairy-free? Egg-free? Nut-free? Every Last Crumb has you covered. You will be exposed to coconut flour, almond flour, and chestnut, plantain, and sweet potato flours, which will open your eyes to new ways of making healthy and tasty breads and other baked goods. Experience favorites that you won’t find anywhere else, from grain-free croissants and puff pastries to easy-to-prepare sandwich breads, soft pretzels, bagels, rolls, and more. Transform your healthy diet into a magical feel-good experience with no guilt. You’ll find yourself eating Every Last Crumb and then some. Finally, you can experience comfort food the right way! Inside this book you’ll find: More than 150 recipes for all types of baked goods, both sweet and savory Lots of egg-free, nut-free, yeast-free, and lower-carb options for those with dietary restrictions Classic, everyday breads like sandwich bread, hamburger buns, and dinner rolls Specialty breads like lavash, naan, arepas, and tortillas Breakfast treats like bagels, muffins, donuts, scones, waffles, pancakes, and even croissants and danish A variety of burgers and sandwiches, along with condiments to top them Chips, crackers, and pretzels to satisfy every snack craving Desserts for every occasion, from cookies and brownies to decadent cakes An informative overview of grain-free baking ingredients A helpful section of baking tutorials, with tips on measuring ingredients precisely and proofing dough
Author: Bill Staley
Publisher: Victory Belt Publishing
Release Date: 2011-10-20
Transitioning from conventional foods to a grain-free Paleo lifestyle can be a daunting proposition to most people. Hayley Mason and Bill Staley, authors of The Food Lovers Primal Palate, show you how easy it is to take any dish and Make it Paleo! Adapted from Chinese, French, Mexican and classic American meals, the over 200 mouthwatering recipes are each accompanied by vibrant photos and thoughtful notes to ensure you recreate each dish with ease. Beyond its wealth of recipes, Make it Paleo describes fundamental cooking techniques, includes tips for selecting the best ingredients, and chronicles a variety of menus for holidays and special occasions. Hayley and Bill demonstrate how to make cooking gourmet Paleo meals a carefree affair for everyone, from a kitchen rookie to a seasoned chef. Make it Paleo is filled with meals that all lovers of great food will enjoy, whether they follow a grain-free lifestyle or not.