10 Best Paleo Diet Cookbooks in 2016
Eating Paleo is as hard or easy as having the right recipes to follow. Go into it alone and try to figure it out solo, and you’ll probably crash and burn. Go into it armed with an arsenal of delicious recipes already planned out for you, and in accordance with the Paleo guidelines of what to eat and what not to eat, and your chances of success improve dramatically. Here are the Top 10 Paleo Diet Cookbooks on the planet, so you can get the junk out of your life and start eating real, actual, food.
Editor’s Choice: Paleo Grubs Recipe Book
If you want to experience sustained fat loss, reduced bloat (and gas!), more stable energy levels, the best sleep ever, stunning skin, lower risk of disease and all the other benefits that living a Paleo lifestyle brings, all while eating delicious food without counting calories and without ever feeling hungry, then you’ll want to get this cookbook!
- 470+ Paleo approved easy recipes
- A complete 10 week meal plan
- A bonus cookbook filled with 45 delicious Paleo desserts
- A bonus cookbook filled with 30 easy to prepare Paleo slow cooker meals
Bottom Line: This is the book that inspired me to live a Paleo lifestyle and, in my opinion, the best Paleo cookbook available right now. Learn More
Highly Recommended: Caveman Feast
With over 200 recipes, all Paleo friendly, you know you’re in for a treat with the Caveman Feast. All you need to do to get a feel for the type of quality recipes you’re going to get is check out the ones he’s providing for free at his Civilized Caveman site. You can only imagine that he’s saving the best for this compilation, and to sweeten the deal he’s including a series of bonuses that give you plenty of information right from the top authoritative sources on what’s Paleo and what isn’t. So cut out all of the contradictory information and get down to the real meat, literally and figuratively.
- Covers 8 different categories including breakfasts and side dishes.
- Uses no grains, potatoes, dairy, refined sugar, or preservatives.
- These recipes give you more energy, and help you lose weight.
Bottom Line: This is a great book to have in your corner as you do the Paleo Diet. Learn More
Honorable Mention: Paleo Hacks
Here are more than 200 recipes you can have at your side as you venture into Paleo and determine what it is you’re supposed to be eating. You can expect leaner muscles while eating these meals, as well as more energy and more mental clarity, all without having to suffer through hunger pangs and cravings like you get with a diet. That’s because they remind you that Paleo isn’t really a diet at all, and with the sort of meals they have you making here you won’t feel like you’re missing out on anything. Quite the opposite, you’ll actually feel like you’re indulging.
- A 30 day jumpstart guide so you know exactly what to eat.
- Shopping list included so you know what to buy.
- How to dine out and still be a Paleo follower.
Bottom Line: A comprehensive kit that covers all of your Paleo bases. Learn More
Other Great Paleo Cookbooks
Our ancestors didn’t have 1,000 recipes from which to choose, so it should be far easier for you to eat Paleo than it was for them. This suite of recipe books is pretty extensive, with hundreds of recipes in different categories like fish, red meats, pork, appetizers, and even organ meats. It’s a way to get a solid grounding on what you should be making for yourself, while at the same time giving you quite the database of recipes to select from. They say these recipes will help you burn fat, perform better cognitively, and even slow down the aging process. These meals can be prepared quickly and easily, so you won’t spend all day in the kitchen.
- Step by step instructions walk you through preparation.
- Access collection on smartphones and tablets.
- Comes with a Quick Start guide so you can begin Paleo today.
Bottom Line: This is where quality meets quantity, so you get the best of both worlds. Learn More
This book is particularly geared towards entertaining friends and family with stunning Paleo meals that they might not even know are Paleo. The typical problem presents itself that you want to entertain, but you don’t want to sacrifice your progress by eating a bunch of foods that aren’t Paleo friendly. The answer is to cater your own Paleo approved foods, and this recipe guide shows you how to make foods that everyone will enjoy, regardless of whether or not they share your Paleo philosophy. It has everything from a full dinner party to just a casual get together. Become a master Paleo host with this guide.
- Pictures display the meals in detail so you can see how they’ll look.
- Instantly available on Kindle.
- Highly rated and reviewed, with praise for the quality of the recipes and instructions.
Bottom Line: Don’t think of hosting a Paleo party without this book by your side. Learn More
This book features over 100 different Paleo recipes and if you don’t like a stuffy cookbook, this is the one to go with. It has a humorous style that will keep you smiling while you cook, and makes the process that much more fun. There is a whopping 288 pages for you to explore, so chances are you won’t be short on recipes for any type of meal you’d want to cook up. If you’ve ever wondered how to make your Paleo meals taste as good as possible, or how to maximize the effectiveness of the time you spend in the kitchen, you’ll be happy with the tips, tricks, and ideology of this Paleo chef.
- Shows you how to stock your kitchen for Paleo success.
- Explains how to feed your kids according to Paleo guidelines.
- Author has a best-selling iPad Paleo app with lots more recipes.
Bottom Line: A fun Paleo cookbook that is also a good read with lots of helpful information. Learn More
This cookbook companion to “The Paleo Approach” offers a wealth of information on how to make a smooth transition to the diet, whether you’re a novice in the kitchen, on a tight budget or limited on time. Author Sarah Ballantyne specifically addresses readers with autoimmune diseases, yet “The Paleo Approach Cookbook” has universal appeal thanks to its user-friendly mix of flavorful recipes and insightful kitchen tips.
- Quick reference guide included.
- Exclusive access to future recipes as they are released.
- Newbie friendly.
Bottom Line: When you want to take Paleo to a gourmet level, this is how. Learn More
The Paleo Kitchen: Finding Primal Joy in Modern Cooking
Sun-dried tomato sweet potato hash, pulled pork nachos, candied bacon chocolate brownies — while these dishes sound like a heart attack waiting to happen, they are all part of Juli Bauer and George Bryant’s flavor-filled approach to a healthy diet. The two cooks put a modern twist on Paleo fare, offering fun and easy recipes that anyone can follow. For those seeking a little adventure on the road to wellness, this book is for you.
Bottom Line: Can not wait Juli Bauer and George Bryant The Paleo Kitchen book. Learn More
Paleo by Season: A Chef’s Approach to Paleo Cooking
If you’re looking to cook Paleo like a pro, check out what Peter Servold serves up. Showcasing chef-driven, seasonal cuisine, “Paleo by Season” emphasizes fresh, local ingredients from your neighborhood farmers’ market. Preparing Servold’s simple yet delicious dishes will definitely sharpen your kitchen skills. And if you’re up for a challenge, you can try the advanced techniques designed to take your cooking to the next level.
Bottom Line: This book is for you if you really want to immerse yourself in Paleo cooking. Learn More
You’ll get over 120 recipes in this highly rated book that shows you how to cook up Paleo food for you as well as your family. If you’ve ever wanted a “diet” where you don’t have to count calories, or eat specially labeled diet foods, Paleo is the way to go and this book is the way to get started. It has information that has been peer reviewed and time tested and is sure to teach you at least something about Paleo that you didn’t know. The recipes are laid out in a manner that is easy to follow, so you’ll be sure to stick with it and learn the right way to do things.
- 30 Day meal plan makes this incredibly easy to follow.
- Tear out guides put the information right where you need it for easy access.
- Instantly available on your Kindle or Kindle-enabled device.
Bottom Line: A solid book to give you a grounding in what it means to cook and eat Paleo. Learn More