Paleo Slow Cooking: Gluten Free Recipes Made Simple

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Although eating a paleo diet (no gluten, grains, dairy, or legumes) has proven to be highly effective in shedding unwanted weight and improving overall health, many find preparing and cooking real-food meals on a daily basis difficult to manage. Let's face it, prepping and cooking meals, as well as cleaning multiple pots and pans, can take a lot of time from your already hectic schedule. Not to mention the difficulties in making healthy food taste delicious. Enter the slow cooker, an easy-to-use devise that ...

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Overview

Although eating a paleo diet (no gluten, grains, dairy, or legumes) has proven to be highly effective in shedding unwanted weight and improving overall health, many find preparing and cooking real-food meals on a daily basis difficult to manage. Let's face it, prepping and cooking meals, as well as cleaning multiple pots and pans, can take a lot of time from your already hectic schedule. Not to mention the difficulties in making healthy food taste delicious. Enter the slow cooker, an easy-to-use devise that allows you to enjoy a wonderful, home-cooked meal without slaving for hours in the kitchen.

In Paleo Slow Cooking, Chrissy Gower shows you that cooking real food using a variety of vegetables, clean cuts of meat, and healthy fats does not have to be a complicated, boring, or time-consuming endeavor. In this real-food-made-easy guide, Gower teaches you how to prepare full-course paleo/primal entrees, soups, stews, breakfast dishes, and desserts. To make every meal more enjoyable, Gower also includes several quick and easy side dishes to go with your slow cooker meals.

Paleo Slow Cooking is sure to win the hearts of every time-crunched individual or family that yearns to eat a healthier diet. Eating paleo has never been so easy or tasted so good!

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"Chrissy Gower has made paleo as accesible, easy, and delicious as possible. Busy families everywhere will appreciate having this resource to turn to when looking for a way to cut down time spent in the kitchen in order to spend more time with the ones they love. Thank you Chrissy for providing such an excellent resource for families who want to live the healthiest life possible!—Sarah Fragoso, National Best Selling Author of Everyday Paleo, Everyday Paleo Family Cookbook and Everyday Paleo Around the World: Italian Cuisine www.everydaypaleo.com

"Chrissy is a devoted wife, mother of 2 young children, blogger, as well as a coach and "woman in charge" at one of the most sought-after gyms in the country. When it comes to Paleo recipes that make efficient use of one's time and appeal to even the pickiest eaters - Paleo or not - Chrissy has some of the best, most inventive ideas for the kitchen out there that are sure to please. Most of all, Chrissy is proof positive that even the busiest of families can still life a healthy, Paleo life, and she shows you how to do so through all her work."—Julie & Charles Mayfield, authors of Paleo Comfort Foods

"There has been a precipitous rise in interest over the past couple of years about how to best incorporate a Paleo lifestyle change into your family life and thankfully…Chrissy is one of those voices..."—Jimmy Moore, Livin' La Vida Low-Carb Blog and Podcast

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"Chrissy Gower has made paleo as accesible, easy, and delicious as possible. Busy families everywhere will appreciate having this resource to turn to when looking for a way to cut down time spent in the kitchen in order to spend more time with the ones they love. Thank you Chrissy for providing such an excellent resource for families who want to live the healthiest life possible!—Sarah Fragoso, National Best Selling Author of Everyday Paleo, Everyday Paleo Family Cookbook and Everyday Paleo Around the World: Italian Cuisine www.everydaypaleo.com

"Chrissy is a devoted wife, mother of 2 young children, blogger, as well as a coach and "woman in charge" at one of the most sought-after gyms in the country. When it comes to Paleo recipes that make efficient use of one's time and appeal to even the pickiest eaters - Paleo or not - Chrissy has some of the best, most inventive ideas for the kitchen out there that are sure to please. Most of all, Chrissy is proof positive that even the busiest of families can still life a healthy, Paleo life, and she shows you how to do so through all her work."—Julie & Charles Mayfield, authors of Paleo Comfort Foods

"There has been a precipitous rise in interest over the past couple of years about how to best incorporate a Paleo lifestyle change into your family life and thankfully…Chrissy is one of those voices..."—Jimmy Moore, Livin' La Vida Low-Carb Blog and Podcast

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781936608690
  • Publisher: Victory Belt Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/1/2012
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 107,014
  • Product dimensions: 8.42 (w) x 10.62 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Meet the Author

Chrissy Gower is a hard working wife and mother of two that is committed to educating families on how to live a healthier lifestyle. As a personal trainer out of the famed Nor Cal Strength and Conditioning gym, she has helped countless individuals and families successfully implement a paleo diet. She also runs the highly successful blog, www.growinguppaleo.com

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 25, 2012

    I very rarely write reviews on anything. With that said I was v

    I very rarely write reviews on anything. With that said I was very excited about this book and when it arrived in the mail I felt like a kid on Christmas morning. At first glance the book looks great! Once you are able to sit down and go through the recipes you quickly realize, "I can do this." I must say I have only made 3 of the recipes so far, but the tag line "Gluten Free Recipes Made Simple" has held true thus far!
    The layout is my favorite out of my 8+ cookbooks and the pictures are very well done. The other huge plus for me and my family is the leftovers that you actually want to eat. I had "Chili with a Kick" for dinner and didn't hesitate to take it with me for lunch the next day. Not to mention how nice it is to walk into a house that is filled with the aroma of good food.
    Lastly there is a great story behind this book and the author does a good job of filling you in on her "past life" and how she got to where she is today. I would highly recommend this book for anyone looking to save time in the kitchen, eat healthy and of course those that say "I can't cook."
    Enjoy,
    Wayne

    14 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 1, 2013

    Higly recommended

    Love it!! easy to use and usses only 5 ingredients or less. well worth the money. YUMMY

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 25, 2013

    Great!

    Have not tried every recipe, but the ones that I have made have been fantastic! This is for everyone, not just gluten free people. Easy and great tasting; just plain, good, straight forward food. No garbage food involved! Yeah!!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2013

    New to paleo world & suffer of ibs

    I cannot wait to get started on the recipes. New to paleo world but cannot wait to be a part of it. Recipes look easy and yummy. I am even willing to try new things. What a small world, my family and I just moved to Chico,CA.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 8, 2012

    Highly Recommended- must have

    The evolution of Paleo concepts from Dr. Cordain to Mr. Wolf has been beautifully reorganized and presented with pullout charts, incredibly personalized meal plans, depending on ailments and conditions, and is very comprehensive. I applaud Diane Sanfilippo on an extraordinary compilation of useful and practical information. I plan on giving these as presents to change lives...

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 5, 2013

    So far, I have made 9 recipes and all have been great or delicio

    So far, I have made 9 recipes and all have been great or delicious or simple. The photos are mouth-watering. Lots of variety, with mostly simple ingredients.  Am going to continue to explore more recipes. Sometimes by adding more of the same ingredients, I get two full meals from these delicious recipes. Hope this helps you decide.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 4, 2014

    Paleo

    This book has some great recipes. Many of them rely on the use of Penzey spices which makes them more difficult to follow unless you order from the company or look up what each blend contains. Will still use some of the recipes but because of the spice issue not my favorite paleo cookbook.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 24, 2013

    Love this cookbook! It really helps to be able to prepare meals

    Love this cookbook! It really helps to be able to prepare meals in advance to keep me on track with the paleo lifestyle. No more looking in the frig for something to snack on since my meal is already cooked in the crockpot. The book is well organized and I love the " Recipe Notes" section for keeping track of any changes I make. Thanks Chrissy!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 3, 2013

    Expected more

    After having started the Whole30 program, we were desperate for recipes. This cookbook provided a few but nothing groundbreaking. I did appreciate the dessert section, even though there are only 5 recipes. Not really necessary to add to your collection if you're already used to crockpot cooking.

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  • Posted March 8, 2013

    Recommended

    Helpful and easy to use, good range of dishes.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 2, 2013

    Awesome!

    I just got into the paleo diet/lifestyle. I have a few too many slowcookers, so this book is perfect for me! I actually haven't tried the recipes yet but I've tagged almost all the recipes because they look and sound soooooooo delicious and relatively easy to make. I like how she takes you through exactly what you'll need as in utensils and skills!!!

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