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Well Fed Weeknights: Complete Paleo Meals in 45 Minutes or Less (Paperback)
Bursting with vibrant flavors and foolproof recipes, the third installment in the best-selling Well Fed cookbook series puts more than 125 complete--and crazy-delicious--paleo meals on your table in 45 minutes or less.
With Well Fed Weeknights, author and mouthy paleo cook Melissa Joulwan brings her love for food and spirit of adventure to a knockout collection of weeknight recipes inspired by takeout classics, food trucks, and cuisines from around the world--all totally free of grains, dairy, legumes, and soy.
Every meal is thoroughly tested and easy to make, with affordable ingredients you'll find at your regular grocery store. (No extra trips to specialty food stores required )
You won't mind skipping the drive-through or delivery when you can quickly cook meals like...
- Bacon-Jalapeno Burger Balls
- Thai Yummy Salad
- Dirty Rice
- Fried Chicken Meatballs
- Pizza Noodles
- Sticky Orange Sunflower Chicken
- Italian Hoagie Salad
- Street Fries
... and so many more.
All recipes include Melissa's popular "You Know How You Could Do That?" variations, as well as Cookup Tips to help condense cooking time with make-ahead items.
You'll want to dog-ear the Mini Cookup page where you'll find step-by-step instructions for cooking six paleo kitchen staples in under an hour. Cook once, and fancy-up your meals all week long with cauliflower rice, zucchini noodles, homemade mayo, and more.
Debuting in Well FedWeeknights are fun and flexible Food Court Recipes: in-depth blueprints of your favorite dinner themes, like Meat & Potatoes, Burger Night, Velvet Stir-Fry, The Ultimate Salad Bar, and more, all offering basic techniques and creative variations to satisfy your personal cravings.
Well FedWeeknights is also packed with useful tips and how-to info including:
- How to eat in restaurants without abandoning good habits
- How to cook quickly and eat slowly
- Essential pantry foods for weeknight cooking
- The best kitchen tools for fast cooking
- Two months of sample menus
- A mobile shopping list for every recipe
With fresh ingredients, flavorful spices and herbs, luscious sauces, and simple prep, Well Fed Weeknights is sure to become a lovingly splattered-and-bookmarked, go-to paleo kitchen companion.
About the Author
Melissa Joulwan is the author of the best-selling Well Fed cookbook series and the award-winning blog MelJoulwan.com, where she writes about her triumphs and failures in the gym, in the kitchen, and in life. Her newest cookbook is Well Fed Weeknights: Complete Paleo Meals in 45 Minutes Or Less. After a lifetime of yo-yo dieting and food as the enemy, Melissa found the paleo diet in 2009 and has been happily following it ever since. That year, she also underwent a thyroidectomy. In the aftermath of the surgery and recovery, she became particularly interested in how diet affects hormones, body composition, mood, and motivation. These days, Melissa's workouts are just as likely to include yoga and meditation as lifting heavy things and sprinting to stay ahead of the stopwatch. Her first cookbook Well Fed appeared on the Wall Street Journal best sellers list, and Well Fed 2 was named one of the best books of 2013 by Amazon.com and was a Washington Post best seller. Melissa is the author of the recipes in the New York Times bestselling book It Starts With Food by Melissa and Dallas Hartwig. She writes a column for Paleo Magazine and her recipes have been featured in print in Low Sugar Living, Inspire Health, and Where Women Cook, and online at Buzzfeed.com, FoodNetwork.com, Nylon.com, PopSugar.com, and Men's Journal. She has been a featured chef for U.S. Wellness Meats and Lava Lake Lamb, as well as an instructor at Whole Foods. Melissa, her husband David, and their cat Smudge are all currently living in Prague, Czech Republic where they're learning to adapt Czech and European cuisine to fit the paleo framework.