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Well Fed Weeknights: Complete Paleo Meals in 45 Minutes Or Less

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Bursting with vibrant flavors and foolproof recipes, Well Fed Weeknights—the third installment in the best-selling Well Fed cookbook series—puts 128 complete (and completely 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 complete meal—a healthy serving of protein with plenty of veggies and luscious fats—is thoroughly tested and easy to make, with affordable ingredients you’ll find at your regular grocery store. Who wants to go to multiple stores?! And all of the recipes include my “You Know How You Could Do That?” variations, as well as Cookup Tips to help shorten meal prep.

The book also includes instructions for a Mini Cookup with step-by-step details 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 Fed Weeknights are fun and flexible Food Court Recipes: blueprints of 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 Fed Weeknights 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
  • Dozens 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 splattered-and-bookmarked kitchen companion.

I sent an advance copy of Well Fed Weeknights to some of my favorite food people, and their reactions were just what I hoped they’d be!

I often find the question ‘What do you want for dinner?’ more stressful than actually prepping and cooking the meal, but thanks to Well Fed Weeknights, the what’s-for-dinner game just got crazy fun. You’ll be blown away by how many time-saving resources are packed into this cookbook, and the recipes are the perfect balance of joy-in-my-mouth and hey-that-clean-up-went-fast. So feel free to ask me what I want for dinner tonight, because I’ve got about 34 pages in Weeknights already bookmarked. — Melissa Hartwig, New York Times bestselling author and co-creator of the Whole30 program

I’m head over heels in love with Melissa Joulwan’s Well Fed Weeknights! My spice-loving kitchen sister has created yet another amazing collection of umami-packed meals—and this one is tailor-made for busy folks like me who crave flavorful, nourishing meals whipped up in minutes. Why look anywhere else for culinary inspiration? — Michelle Tam, New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food For Humans

Mel is one of my favorite authors/chefs in any food genre. She never ceases to impress with her creativity and passion, and Well Fed Weeknights is no exception. Beautifully presented and exceptionally laid out, it’s got all the “need to know” elements and bullet points of a healthy Paleo lifestyle. Be prepared to get your Paleo on every night of the week! — Mark Sisson, Publisher of Mark’s Daily Apple and Founder of Primal Kitchen

We’re all time poor and we all need to make better choices about what we put into our bodies. This new compendium of easy and fast recipes from Melissa Joulwan is the tastiest way I’ve seen to get started or continue to be inspired. — Andrew Zimmern, TV personality, chef, and food writer

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