Primal Cravings

Primal CravingsA well seasoned steak, eggs, dark chocolate, and apples can really hit the spot. But sometimes, we could really go for Chili Pie, Benedict Deviled Eggs, Thin Mint Cookies, and Apple Pie. Even the most disciplined and willful among us can become bored and wayward on a routine of bland, repetitive meals. Humans naturally crave delicious food, interesting cuisine and variety.

Primal Cravings sets out to provide the best of both worlds – the food to satiate our deep seated, visceral urges made with ingredients that satisfy our ancient, genetic needs for good health. This cookbook contains 125 Primal/Paleo recipes, and also includes bonus features that detail the authors’ thoughts of the tenets of a Primal/Paleo diet and the mentality of a flexible, healthy eating lifestyle to show you how vibrant health can be found without sacrificing great taste.

Based in South Carolina, authors Brandon and Megan Keatley created Primal Cravings on the momentum of their popular website – a treasure trove of Primal/Paleo recipes, workout tips and motivational messages. These kitchen whizzes and expert-level fitness coaches present Primal Cravings after several years of research, experimentation and perfecting recipes in their home kitchen. Primal Cravings presents the recipes in a simple, clear, easy-to-navigate format, and offers a detailed macronutrient analysis of each preparation. Knowing time is the most valuable resource, they also provide primers on ingredients, tools, and stocking your kitchen, and offer menu suggestions for a variety of occasions and considerations (quick, budget, feeding a crowd).

With Primal Cravings, you can enjoy assorted breakfasts, meat and main dishes, sides and salads, snacks, sweets and basics like bread, sauces, and dressings that adhere to Primal/Paleo guidelines. Inside you’ll find 100% low-sugar, grain-free, gluten-free, industrial oil-free recipes all accompanied by full color photos. Pioneering new gluten/grain free baking techniques for Primal Cravings, the Keatleys show you how to make the best Primal treats you’ve ever had. If you’ve been missing or looking for healthy, innovative ways to make things from All-American fare like breakfast egg dishes, waffles and pancakes, muffins, burgers, chili, pizza, chips, baked goods (cakes, pies, cookies, crackers, brownies) and frozen desserts to global cuisine like gyros, spanakopita, moo shu, barbacoa, tacos, tikka masala and other favorites – then this is the book for you.

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Book Details:

Hardcover: 280 pages
Publish Date: June 4, 2013
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0984755195
ISBN-13: 978-0984755196


  • February 28, 2015

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  • WOW! Fantastic book. I just finished the front matter and am compiling a list of all the recipes I want to make from this new book. It looks fantastic! I stopped flagging the pages when I realized that I the book would be one mass of flags. I really would love to try almost everything from it.

    Beautiful, well designed, well laid out, sturdy, user friendly, unique book. Great ideas. New twists on foods I already know and love and on things I’ve not eaten for years. Really, really impressive book. I cannot wait to start cooking from it.

    Chef RachelMay 24, 2013
  • Got my copy yesterday and made the Sweet & Sour Split Roast Chicken. Oh my…so good. Tagged about 40 other recipes I have to try right away! Can’t wait to dive into this one.

    Chad WMay 15, 2013
  • Ready to buy this!!!

    HollieApril 24, 2013
  • Definitely would like to read this! Would like a good book on shopping paleo style!

    LisaMarch 28, 2013
  • This is the one for me!!! I love the paleo life but sometimes I want so.e good old comfort food….. but I don’t want the yukky feeling after I eat some Mac and cheese!

    LisaMarch 28, 2013
  • this is exactly what we need. converting our favorites into Primal can be daunting and this will take care of it.

    raynaMarch 27, 2013
  • This seems like an excellent book – I’m new to all of this and it has helped me so much so far….just need another book and this looks like it’s the one!

    KarenMarch 27, 2013

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