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May 27, 2012 06:34 AM

Favorite regular cookbooks for a Primal diet?

I LOVE this new board! I am such a foodie, but I have found that my health is much better when I follow something between Mark Sisson's Primal and the Perfect Health Diet by the Jaminets. I suffer periodically from gout and feel awful eating wheat, but I still love to cook. I am wondering if you have any favorite "normal" cookbooks that, for the most part, fall well into this kind of diet. I am really looking lots of veggies and healthy fats and smaller amounts of animal protein. I have found The Garden of Eating, Karen Barnaby's Low Carb Gourmet and Cuisine for Whole Health that are pretty good. Any other ideas? Thanks in advance!

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  1. I am a big fan of Elana Amsterdam. She has both cookbooks and a food blog @ Elana's Pantry. She was originally focused on gluten-free I think but has more recently been featuring primal/paleo.

    1. Paleo Comfort Foods! It is a great cookbook.

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      1. re: cellophane_star

        You are right about this one. I am actually taking a cooking class from the authors tomorrow!

        1. re: TigerLLO

          Thirded, I've used several recipes from that book and it's delicious!