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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
Over 120 nutrient rich and delicious anti-inflammatory recipes to help reduce the symptoms of autoimmune conditions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With over 100 recipes for appetizers, lunches, dinners and desserts, The Paleo Kitchen provides all you need to prepare the perfect Primal feast.
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.
Paleo meets Ayurveda in The Paleovedic Diet, with a customized meal plan and recipes for boosting your metabolism, immune system and energy levels.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The ultimate Paleo cookbook for the crazy busy Caveman.
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.
A Paleo cookbook just for the Caveman child (but with recipes adults will love, too).
Known for its irresistible food photography, the Eat Drink Paleo Cookbook has over 100 recipes for the entire family to enjoy.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!