Powerful Paleo Superfoods: The Best Primal-Friendly Foods for Burning Fat, Building Muscle and Optimal Health

Powerful Paleo Superfoods: The Best Primal-Friendly Foods for Burning Fat, Building Muscle and Optimal Health

by Heather Connell, Julia Maranan


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Unlike other 'superfood' lists you may have seen that include things like soy, legumes, quinoa and goji, the Paleo community has a very different idea of what constitutes nutritional 'power foods'. With superfoods like grass-fed bison, bone broth, and coconut oil you are on your way to amazing health benefits including reduced incidence of diabetes, autoimmune illnesses, cancer, and neurodegenerative diseases. Paleo expert Heather Connell will guide you through the top 50 Paleo superfoods from power proteins like salmon and locally farmed beef to super fats and Paleo-approved fruits and vegetables. Powerful Paleo Superfoods is your essential guide to getting the best out of your Paleolithic lifestyle.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592335978
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
Publication date: 05/01/2014
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Heather Connell is the author of the popular food and lifestyle blog, Multiply Delicious. As a mother of twin daughters and a passionate home chef, Heather spends each day focusing on providing her family and her blog followers with great recipes made from the very best ingredients. www.multiplydelicious.com

Julia Maranan is an award-winning health writer. Formerly an editor for Natural Health magazine, Julia has written hundreds of articles for publications such as body + soul, Shape, Fit Pregnancy, Family Circle, and Dr. Andrew Weil’s self-healing newsletters.

Heather Connell, R.H.N.C., is a busy mom to twin daughters and the creator and voice of Multiply Delicious, a blog where she shares her passion for Paleo cooking and baking. She is also the author of Paleo Sweets and Treats (Fair Winds Press, 2013). Heather discovered Paleo after suffering health issues of her own. Just by following the Paleo diet, she regained her health and hasn't looked back since. She is now a certified holistic nutrionist and is committed to educating others on how Paleo can help them live a healthier lifestyle. She enjoys using the knowledge she has gained inside and outside the kitchen to help families inorporate the Paleo lifestyle successfully into their lives.

Table of Contents

Introduction 8

Chapter 1 Paleo Super Proteins 15

Salmon 15

Eggs 20

Grass-Fed Organic Beef 24

Grass-Fed Bison 28

Grass-Fed Lamb 31

Shrimp 34

Tuna 38

Calf Liver 42

Bone Broth 46

Chapter 2 Paleo Super Greens 49

Spinach 50

Kale 54

Brussels Sprouts 58

Collaro Greens 62

Asparagus 66

Broccoli 70

Swiss Chard 74

Cabbage 77

Spirulina 80

Chapter 3 Paleo Super Vegetables and Roots 85

Sweet Potatoes 86

Winter Squash 90

Carrots 94

Cauliflower 98

Bell Peppers 102

Tomatoes 104

Zucchini 108

Chapter 4 Paleo Super Fruits 111

Strawberries! 112

Blueberries 113

Blackberries 120

Raspberries! 124

Cherries 128

Grapefruit 132

Figs 136

Apples 140

Lemons 144

Cacao 148

Chapter 5 Paleo Super Fats 153

Avocados 154

Coconut 158

Almonds 162

Walnuts 166

Pumpkin Seeds 170

Sunflower Seeds 173

Macadamia Nuts 176

Olive Oil 180

Chapter 6 Paleo Super Herbs and Spices 185

Garlic 185

Parsley 190

Cinnamon 194

Cayenne Pepper 198

Basil 202

Turmeric 206

Mustard Seed 210

Resources 214

Acknowledgements 216

About The Authors 217

Index 219

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Powerful Paleo Superfoods: The Best Primal-Friendly Foods for Burning Fat, Building Muscle and Optimal Health 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
LOVE this book! This is so much more than just a cookbook. There is so much valuable info on Paleo superfoods and a detailed list of "yes" and "no" Paleo foods - and the "why's" behind them! I gave a copy to my mom, who doesn't even follow the Paleo diet, because it is a great resource on why we should and shouldn't eat certain foods. We've tried a few of the recipes and they are amazing! Can't wait to try more.  Definitely recommend for everyone-not just Paleo!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My new favorite Paleo book that is both a cookbook and educational!! This book is so great because everything is explained in such a way that it is easy to understand. It also provides so many practical recipes that are simple to make from Avocado Tomato Tarts to Caribbean Citrus Roasted Sweet Potatoes. I love the great creative twists on our familiar foods/weekly staples. I highly recommend this book!!!