The Primal Blueprint Cookbook: Primal, Low Carb, Paleo, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free and Gluten-Free [NOOK Book]

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The popularity of the low carb/paleo/Primal way of eating has exploded, as people discover an appealing and sustainable alternative to the restrictive diets and flawed conventional wisdom that lead to burnout and failed weight loss efforts. Until now, high-quality cookbooks written for this growing community simply haven't existed. The dream of eating satisfying meals--even on a budget--controlling weight and feeling great has now become a reality. Make your transition to Primal eating easy and fun with this ...
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The Primal Blueprint Cookbook: Primal, Low Carb, Paleo, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free and Gluten-Free

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Overview

The popularity of the low carb/paleo/Primal way of eating has exploded, as people discover an appealing and sustainable alternative to the restrictive diets and flawed conventional wisdom that lead to burnout and failed weight loss efforts. Until now, high-quality cookbooks written for this growing community simply haven't existed. The dream of eating satisfying meals--even on a budget--controlling weight and feeling great has now become a reality. Make your transition to Primal eating easy and fun with this innovative cookbook from Primal Blueprint author Mark Sisson, and acclaimed chef/food writer/photographer Jennifer Meier. Included are over 100 mouth-watering recipes with easy-to-follow instructions and nearly 400 brilliant, glossy, full-color photographs to guide and inspire you to cooking and eating Primally. Save time with intuitive recipe steps, easy navigation, and great visual support. Find recipes quickly in the following categories: Meat, Offal, Fowl, Seafood, Vegetables, Eggs, Primal Substitutes, Marinades, Sauces and Dressings, Desserts, Beverages. As detailed in the Primal Blueprint, losing excess body fat is all about insulin. Regulate insulin production by eliminating grains and sugars and you will lose weight, even if you don't exercise much or are cursed with the "fat gene". Easier said than done, right? Well, the Primal Blueprint cookbook shows you how to transition from great American grain-based diet to a Primal Blueprint diet featuring meat, seafood, fowl, vegetables, fruits, nuts, and seeds. All of these Primal recipes have a naturally low glycemic impact, keeping your insulin levels--and thus your waistline--in check. As you build momentum for Primal eating, you'll find that you won't even miss the bland, boring, low-fat foods that previously were the central focus of your diet. How can you argue with a menu that includes Roasted Leg of Lamb with Herbs and Garlic, Salmon Chowder with Coconut Milk, Tomatoes Stuffed with Ground Bison and Eggs, and Baked Chocolate Custard? This isn't a crash course diet. These and the other Primal recipes provide the foundation for a lifetime of healthy eating, high energy and protection from common health problems that arise from eating SAD (Standard American Diet).
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Delicious non-dairy, gluten-free, paleo-friendly recipes that will make weight loss a breeze.

Beautiful color photos detailing every step in the preparation of each dish.

Based on the low-carb eating style described in the highly acclaimed book

Highly publicized on www.marksdailyapple.com, the author's blog which reaches over 400,000 unique visitors each month.

Hardcover version is #1 often in all low-carb cookbooks on Amazon

Based on experience of previous book

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780982207758
  • Publisher: Primal Nutrition, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/23/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 67,160
  • File size: 26 MB
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Meet the Author

Health and fitness expert Mark Sisson is the bestselling author of The Primal Blueprint and one of the leading voices of the burgeoning Evolutionary Health Movement. His blog, MarksDailyApple.com, has paved the way for Primal enthusiasts to challenge conventional wisdom's diet and exercise principles and take personal responsibility for their health and well-being. From its humble--and controversial--beginnings in 2006, Marks Daily Apple has grown into one of the highest-ranked health information resources on the Internet, with 1.6 million unique visitors each month. Mark, 59, has a BA in biology from Williams College and is a former world-class endurance athlete, with a 2:18 marathon and a fourth-place finish in the Hawaii Ironman World Triathlon Championships. Today, Mark directs his competitive energies into high-stakes Ultimate Frisbee tournaments against competitors decades younger! Besides blogging daily, Mark conducts seminars on the Primal Blueprint way of life across North America and hosts weekend "PrimalCon" retreats in California. He operates Primal Blueprint Publishing in Malibu, CA, publishing his own titles as well as work from other authors promoting ancestral health principles. Mark is married to Carrie and they have two children.
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  • Posted February 19, 2011

    Supa Sucky format!

    I think it's just the Nook thing. My brother has the hard copy and I was looking forward to having this with me on my iphone. The book's format has been changed. Compared to my iBook files, the Nook is completely lame! You can't zoom in, you can't flip thru the pages quickly, completely bogus. What I wanted to do was to look at the ingredients and then focus on the cooking part. With this lame design doing that is incredibly challenging.
    I am exploring the options of converting this thing to a PDF file and importing it into iBook to see if I can do anything with it...

    12 out of 34 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 7, 2010

    Delicious recipes!

    After reading the primal blueprint, I couldn't wait to get my hands on the cookbook. There are a wide variety of recipes, ranging from meats to veggies, beverages to not-so-guilty desserts. The recipes are easy to follow, many have very few ingredients and the pictures are very helpful. We especially LOVE the cardiff crack (aka tri-tip marinated in red wine and cracked pepper), primal ice cream, green chili burgers, bison chili, peachy chicken salad and the enchiladas (yes, I said enchiladas). There are even recipes to convert the most skeptical eaters!!! Eating primal has helped us both to look and feel better, and the primal blueprint cookbook makes it super easy to enjoy really delicious meals.

    9 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 2, 2012

    Tablespoon should be capitalized

    This book, and eating style are excellent. I've been eating this way, without recipes for 1 month and lost 15 lbs and feel great, not hungry or grouchy at all. I highly recommend these books by Sisson, especially the cook books. Read the paperback book first to understand what you are doing. People will come to you and ask what I'm doing to lose weight, because the weight loss is noticeable. If you've read the paperback, you have the answers to all their curious-interested questions, and sometimes condemning-ignorant questions, too. Referring to the "Standard American Diet" as SAD usually gets a laugh. If you are the type of person who doesn't care about they "why" just the "how" then you can get away with the cookbooks & some additional creativity on your part & maybe supplement with an internet search for specific item recipes. But be ready for curious people who knew you before asking you after how you are getting into shape.

    My one complaint about this book is that the print in the cookbook can cause some miserable COOKing and Food Prep FAILS...if you are not paying close attention. In a list of ingredients, these two words - tablespoon and teaspoon look so similar, usually, but the typefaces of these words in these two books, make the tablespoon and teaspoon EXTRA SIMILAR. The typeface does not use a Capital T for Tablespoon. It is very easy to mistakenly add too much or not enough of a particular ingredient. I speak from experience with this mistake, and I am a great reader & good recipe follower. It is the typeface & lack of Capital T, for Tablespoon, that I normally rely on in every other cook book or recipe I own or use. My solution - I used a little pen to put capital "T" on all the tablespoons, turning them into Tablespoon. This way it looks more like we were taught in school & every other recipe on the planet:
    tablespoon
    teaspoon
    teaspoon
    tablespoon
    tablespoon

    vs.

    Tablespoon
    teaspoon
    teaspoon
    Tablespoon
    Tablespoon

    If you have good eyesight and never make this error, then the cookbooks by Sisson are without fail - yum yum yum recipes. Go for it. Highly recommend. If you do have a tendency to be in a kitchen with less than ideal writing, have to look at recipes from farther away that you'd read a book, or are just glancing back and forth with the recipe - then mark the Tablespoons. Else you will have some funky tasting and cooking stuff sometimes.

    3 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 15, 2012

    Not truely paleo

    The recipes seem okay, but aren't completely paleo. Many recipes include butter (dairy) and tomatoes, peppers, and pepper spices (nightshades). Just not what I was looking for.

    1 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 19, 2012

    Hey hater

    Hey hater you beter be thankfull that you have a nook

    1 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 26, 2011

    Best cookbook I have seen in a long time!

    I love cookbooks and I have plenty. But none are like this one. It is loaded with beautiful pictures showing you the supplies you will need, the steps to complete the recipe and the finished product. Mark, I think you read our minds; we want pictures! Thank you!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 26, 2013

    great refference

    Wonderful pictures and good/simple recipes

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  • Posted May 2, 2012

    This is NOT vegetarian!!! It has many meat recipes. Just because

    This is NOT vegetarian!!! It has many meat recipes. Just because it does not have diary and eggs does not mean this is vegetarian or vegan. re-categorize this please!!

    0 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

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