50 Best Paleo Cookbooks

These 50 best Paleo cookbooks make eating Primal flavourful, creative and time-efficient. So you can eat for your health, your schedule and your tastebuds – and not worry too much about recipe creation!

After all, eating Paleo should be more exciting than throwing a piece of meat on the grill, baking a sweet potato and calling it a night— which is why it’s important to have the best Paleo cookbooks on hand.

Some books don’t give you recipes you can actually use, but the best Paleo cookbooks listed here will provide everything you need – and give you plenty of ideas, so you never get bored of eating healthy!

1. Against All Grain: Delectable Paleo Recipes to Eat Well & Feel Great

Against All Grain is a must-have on your cookbook shelf, whether you’re new or accustomed to following a Paleo diet. Against All Grain features 100% Paleo recipes, with healthy twists on comforting classics, including bread and waffles.

With over 150 grain-free, dairy-free and refined sugar free recipes to choose from, you’ll never waste time mulling over boring dinner ideas again. When it comes to the best Paleo cookbooks – this is our top pick!

2. Practical Paleo

In addition to providing over 150 quick and easy recipes and meal plans, Practical Paleo is also a complete guide to improving your health. Also known as the “Paleo Bible”, Practical Paleo begins with practical starting points for transitioning to a Paleo diet, while addressing how to eat for liver, hormone and adrenal health.

3. Well Fed: Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat

Well Fed addresses the essentials of making a Paleo diet work for you: being well prepared, having plenty of variety and of course, mouthwatering recipes. Well Fed puts emphasis on spending less time in the kitchen without compromising quality or flavour. The best Paleo cookbooks are simple, delicious, and can be used in real life – Well Fed hits all of these boxes!

4. Quick & Easy Ketogenic Cooking: Meal Plans and Time Saving Paleo Recipes to Inspire Health and Shed Weight

Created by the popular food blogger and nutritionist, Maria Emmerich, Quick & Easy Ketogenic Cooking includes over 170 delicious recipes to help your body become a fat burning machine. In addition to being 100% Paleo, the Ketogenic diet has also been used to treat cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome and autoimmune diseases.

5. Paleo Cookbook: 300 Delicious Paleo Diet Recipes

If there’s any cookbook that makes following a Paleo diet simple and appetizing, it’s the Paleo Cookbook. With 300 whole food recipes, the Paleo Cookbook kills kitchen boredom, and is sure to be the cookbook you’ll refer to for years to come.

6. The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook: An Allergen Free Approach to Managing Chronic Illness

Many people with autoimmune conditions have turned to the Paleo diet as an alternative approach to healing. The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook turns uninspiring, allergen free meals into crave worthy recipes without compromising nutritional value or flavour.

With meal plans, cooking tips and shopping lists, the Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook is a complete guide to improving your health, in the most delicious way possible.

7. Fed & Fit: A 28 Day Food & Fitness Plan to Jump-Start Your Life with Over 175 Squeaky Clean Paleo Recipes

Fed & Fit lays the foundation for improving your health the Paleo way, by offering practical tips and tools for transitioning to a healthier diet. With expert advice on fitness and nutrition, Fed & Fit is a definitive guide for making rewarding lifestyle changes that last.

8. The Paleo Approach

As a New York Times Best-Seller, The Paleo Approach offers delicious, allergen-free recipes that draw from current medical research on healing autoimmune conditions naturally.

9. Nom Nom Paleo: Food For Humans

Nom Nom Paleo takes a humorous approach to cooking Primal. With cartoons, illustrations and step-by-step recipes, Nom Nom Paleo is just as humorous as it is practical and informative.

10. The Paleo Slow Cooker Cookbook: 40 Easy To Prepare Paleo Recipes For Your Slow Cooker

No time to spend in the kitchen? One of the best parts of following a Paleo diet is that you can purchase a “live-in chef” for less than $50: also known as the slow cooker. The Paleo Slow Cooker Cookbook offers 40 time-saving Paleo recipes for breakfast, mains and desserts.

11. Sweet and Savoury Fat Bombs: 100 Delicious Treats for Fat Fasts, Ketogenic, Paleo, and Low-Carb Diets

As one of life’s greatest pleasures, no one should be forced to give up dessert— not even on a fat-burning Paleo diet. Sweet and Savoury Fat Bombs offers 100 delectable, easy to prepare snack recipes that taste so good, you won’t believe they can help you burn fat.

12. The KetoDiet Cookbook: More Than 150 Delicious Low-Carb, High-Fat Recipes for Maximum Weight Loss and Improved Health

The KetoDiet Cookbook offers recipes that ensure you get the fat-burning benefits of a Paleo Diet. With a focus on quality fats and protein, the KetoDiet Cookbook provides practical information for turning your body into a fat-burning machine, with 150 satiating recipes to boost your metabolism.

13. Intro to Paleo: Quick-Start Diet Guide to Burn Fat, Lose Weight, and Build Muscle

Intro to Paleo is an ideal starting point for the Primal beginner, and a good refresher for Paleo veterans. In 44 pages, Intro to Paleo explains the basics of following a Paleo diet with go-to recipes and practical tips you can implement right away.

14. Top 500 Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Recipes

The title says it all: with 500 Paleo-friendly recipes, you’ll have several months of easy to prepare recipes for keeping variety in your diet. If you only pick one title from our list, this might be the most comprehensive of the best Paleo cookbooks.

15. Indulgent Paleofied Dessert Recipes For One Amazing Month

Paleofied Dessert Recipes is a must-have for the caveman with a sweet tooth. The recipes are indulgent and 100% clean, which means you can have your Paleo cake and eat it too— for any meal you please.

16. The Complete Paleo Slow Cooker: A Paleo Cookbook for Everyday Meals That Prep Fast & Cook Slow

The Complete Paleo Slow Cooker Cookbook doesn’t mess around when it comes to creative, easy to prepare, fresh meal ideas. With over 150 time-saving recipes, The Complete Paleo Slow Cooker makes eating Primal enjoyable and convenient.

17. Paleo Perfected: A Revolution in Eating Well with 150 Kitchen-Tested Recipes

Learning how to cook and bake with Paleo-friendly ingredients can be challenging at first. That’s why Paleo Perfected is a must-have cookbook for learning how to cook with Paleo substitutes for breads, sauces, pasta and flours.

18. Against All Grain Celebrations: A Year of Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, and Paleo Recipes for Every Occasion

Another best-seller from Danielle Walker, Against All Grain Celebrations provides 125 recipes for special occasions, which makes it easier than ever to eat Primal during the holidays.

19. Paleo For Beginners: Paleo Diet- The Complete Guide to Paleo

The title says it all: Paleo For Beginners is an ideal starting point for weaning yourself off nutrient-void, processed foods and transitioning to a whole-food, Paleo diet. With recipes like Strawberry Paleo Muffins and Basil and Zucchini Breakfast Frittatas, you won’t miss junky, processed foods— even if you try.

20. Juli Bauer’s Paleo Cookbook: Over 100 Gluten-Free Recipes to Help You Shine From Within

As a New York Times Best Selling Author and creator of the popular Paleo blog, PaleOMG, Julie Bauer has compiled over 100 of her top Paleo recipes in her cookbook, including Pistachio Rosemary Lamb Chops and Breakfast Tacos. With plenty of variety and irresistible flavour combinations, Juli’s recipes are guaranteed to please the entire family.

21. The Wild Diet: Go Beyond Paleo to Burn Fat, Beat Cravings, and Drop 20 Pounds in 40 Days

The Wild Diet makes it possible to burn fat and lose weight by eating cheesecake, chocolate and juicy burgers. If this sounds wild, then the Wild Diet is a must-have cookbook for learning how to easily make your favourite comfort foods the Paleo way.

22. Paleo Recipes for Rapid Weight Loss

Whether or not you’re trying to lose weight, Paleo Recipes for Rapid Weight Loss offer easy to prepare, nutrient dense recipes that help build lean muscle mass and provide you with an abundance of energy.

23. Primal Blueprint Quick and Easy Meals: Delicious, Primal-approved meals you can make in under 30 minutes (Primal Blueprint Series)

Primal Blueprint Quick and Easy Meals makes it possible to prepare healthy meals without spending all of your spare time in the kitchen. In fact, most recipes in the Primal Blueprint Quick and Easy Meals cookbook can be made in only a few minutes, which makes it a must-have for busy schedules.

24. The Paleo Foodie Cookbook: 120 Food Lover’s Recipes for Healthy, Gluten-Free, Grain-Free & Delicious Meals

If Salmon Ceviche and Fennel Braised Short Ribs sound good to you, you’ll want to check out the other 118 Paleo recipes in the Paleo Foodie Cookbook. With healthy, whole-food twists on classic dishes, the Paleo Foodie Cookbook doesn’t disappoint.

25. Lexi’s Clean Kitchen: 150 Delicious Paleo Friendly Recipes to Nourish Your Life

Popular food blogger and Paleo-recipe extraordinaire, Lexi Kornblum Davidson has compiled 150 simple, nourishing and crave-worthy Primal recipes such as Thai Meatballs and French Toast Sticks in her signature cookbook, Lexi’s Clean Kitchen.

26. Inspiralized: Turn Vegetables into Healthy, Creative, Satisfying Meals

“Zoodles”, or zucchini noodles make eating pasta on a Paleo diet entirely possible— and encouraged. While not every recipe in this book is Paleo, Inspiralized does offers several tips for grain and pasta substitutions which makes it worth a mention.

27. Paleo Takeout: Restaurant Favourites Without the Junk

Paleo Takeout offers over 200 recipes inspired by your favourite takeout cuisine. Whether you’re guilty pleasure is Italian, Thai, Mexican, Chinese, Greek or Indian, Paleo Takeout has every recipe you’ll ever need to satisfy your cravings… and then some.

28. 365 Days of Paleo Recipes

Improve your health one day at a time, for an entire year with 365 Days of Paleo Recipes. The best Paleo cookbooks are loaded with repeatable, simple recipes – and this title delivers that in spades.

29. Nourish: The Paleo Healing Cookbook: Easy Yet Flavorful Recipes that Fight Autoimmune Illnesses

Over 120 nutrient rich and delicious anti-inflammatory recipes to help reduce the symptoms of autoimmune conditions.

30. The Performance Paleo Cookbook: Recipes for Training Harder, Getting Stronger and Gaining the Competitive Edge

Salt and Vinegar Coconut Chips, Baked Cinnamon Carrots and Banana Fudgesicles are only a few of the recipes in the Performance Paleo Cookbook that provide clean (and delicious) fuel to help you get strong and perform better.

31. One Pot Paleo

Yes, you can make Plantain Pizza in a pot. One Pot Paleo offers dozens of other delicious no-fuss, no-mess recipes that you can make with several nutrient rich ingredients and minimal kitchen equipment.

32. Make Ahead Paleo

As a time saving cookbook, Make Ahead Paleo makes meal prep a breeze and includes flavourful recipes such as Pumpkin Cardamom Pancakes and Paleo English Muffins.

33. Paleo Brown Lunch Bags to Go: Easy Recipes for Working People

With a focus on time saving Primal-friendly lunches, 31 Paleo Brown Lunch Bags to Go is a must-have cookbook to spruce up your lunches if you’re living on leftovers.

34. The Paleo Kitchen: Finding Joy in Modern Cooking

With over 100 recipes for appetizers, lunches, dinners and desserts, The Paleo Kitchen provides all you need to prepare the perfect Primal feast.

35. Paleo Slow Cooker Soups and Stews: Healthy Family Gluten Free Recipes

With over 40 hearty, nourishing slow cooker recipes, Paleo Slow Cooker Soups and Stews is a must-have cookbook to add variety to your diet and stay healthy during the fall and winter seasons.

36. The Paleovedic Diet: A Complete Program to Burn Fat, Increase Energy, and Reverse Disease

Paleo meets Ayurveda in The Paleovedic Diet, with a customized meal plan and recipes for boosting your metabolism, immune system and energy levels.

37. The Frugal Paleo Cookbook: Affordable, Easy & Delicious Paleo Cooking

Quick, flavourful and budget friendly recipes: what more could you want from a Paleo cookbook? Most of the recipes in The Frugal Paleo Cookbook can be made with 5 ingredients or less, which makes a win-win for your wallet and your schedule.

38. Well Fed 2: More Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat

As the sequel to Well Fed, Well Fed 2 is packed with over 110 new recipes including Banana Pecan Ice Cream, Sweet Potato Waffles and Lemon Lamb Tagine.

39. The Big 15 Paleo Cookbook

As a no-fuss, no-fluff approach to cooking Paleo with over 450 recipe variations, The Big 15 Paleo Cookbook helps you create amazing dishes with whatever ingredients you have on hand.

40. 500 Paleo Recipes

500 Paleo Recipes is a complete cookbook for easy to prepare low-carb mains, appetizers and desserts. 500 amazing recipes definitely puts this title as one of the best Paleo cookbooks out there.

41. Eat for Your Gut: Paleo-inspired Recipes to Reduce Inflammation, Improve Gut Health and Manage Autoimmunity

A complete cookbook for improving your gut health and managing symptoms of autoimmune conditions. Ideal for anyone suffering from candida, bacterial dysbiosis, SIBO and parasitic infections.

42. 5 Minute Paleo Recipes

The ultimate Paleo cookbook for the crazy busy Caveman.

43. Paleo Smoothies: Recipes to Energize And For Weight Loss

With flavour combinations that involve strawberry, banana, rhubarb and coconut, the detoxifying smoothie recipes from Paleo Smoothies will inspire you to bring out the blender.

44. The Paleo Kids Cookbook

A Paleo cookbook just for the Caveman child (but with recipes adults will love, too).

45. Eat Drink Paleo Cookbook: Over 110 Paleo-Inspired Recipes for Everyone

Known for its irresistible food photography, the Eat Drink Paleo Cookbook has over 100 recipes for the entire family to enjoy.

46. My Paleo Patisserie: An Artisan Approach to Grain Free Baking

The perfect cookbook to channel your inner Primordial Julia Child. Jenni Hulet delivers beautiful recipes, and this is one of our personal best Paleo cookbooks. We find ourselves returning to it, time and time again!

47. Paleo Diet: 1001 Best Paleo Diet Recipes of All Time

With over 1000 top-rated Paleo recipes, you’ll never run out delicious Paleo recipes, even if you try. This means that for over 3 years, you will never repeat a single recipe, and you will truly be reading one of the best Paleo cookbooks out there.

48. The Healing Kitchen: 175+ Quick & Easy Paleo Recipes to Help You Thrive

Quick, easy, budget-friendly and nourishing Paleo recipes to boost your health so you can feel your best. The Healing Kitchen provides over 175 autoimmune-friendly recipes.

49. The Real Paleo Diet Cookbook: 250 All New Recipes From the Paleo Expert

With simple Paleo recipes designed for health, The Real Paleo Diet Cookbook offers a wide variety of recipes from Paleo expert Loren Cordain, Ph.D. Dr. Cordain founded the Paleo concept, and he definitely has one of the best Paleo cookbooks out there, with this title.

50. Real Life Paleo

Recipes and meal ideas for a simple 3-phase implementation program for enjoying and sticking to a Primal diet. The best Paleo cookbooks don’t have to be complicated, and this one delivers simplicity – AND deliciousness!