March 31, 2017•23 min
If you're approaching a Paleo way of eating with that "caveman" mentality of "all meat, all the time," you probably won't realize the benefits of a more holistic Paleo mindset.If you're approaching a Paleo way of eating with that "caveman" mentality of "all meat, all the time," you probably won't realize the benefits of a more holistic Paleo mindset. For example, Paleo is low-carb by default, replacing those carbs with plenty of colorful, fresh vegetables. Experts in Paleo recipes, Charles and Julie Mayfield, have a new book, Weeknight Paleo: 100+ Easy and Delicious Family-Friendly Meals. The book is packed with easy, delicious, quick, family-friendly Paleo recipes for dinner, featuring plenty of lean proteins, fruits, vegetables, and healthy fats.For those new to Paleo or in need of a refresher, the Mayfields list the equipment, appliances, and pantry staples you’ll need to set up a Paleo kitchen, and provide prep tips, meal plans, and shopping lists to organize weekly meals.Here are just a few examples of the delicious fare highlighted in the book:
Quickfire Meals: Dishes that can be prepped, cooked, and served in under 30 minutes, such as Chicken Salad Four Ways, Summer Roll in a Bowl, and Trout in Parchment with Tomatoes and Basil Sauce.
One-Dish Meals: Less prep and less cleanup with these simple recipes for Oven-Roasted Steaks with Broccoli and Cauliflower, One-Pan Fajitas, and Turkey Cutlets with Stuffing.
Family Favorites: Top picks from the Mayfield’s own household, such as Chicken Nuggests Redux, Shrimp and Grits, and Wonton-ish Soup.
Fix It and Forget It!: Meals that can be made in your slow cooker, Instant Pot or Dutch oven like Pork Tinga, Chicken Verde, and Slow Cooker Short Ribs.
Get Your Veggies: Carrot Salad, Lime Chipotle Slaw, and other basic salads as well as Mashed Sweet Potatoes with creative variations.
Sweets and Treats: Recipes to satisfy a celebratory sweet tooth like Lemon Curd Bites, Apple Crisps with Whipped Coconut Cream, and Flourless Chocolate Mini Cakes.
Listen in as Charles joins host Lisa Davis to share more about the book, as well as why he and Julie and their whole family benefit from following a Paleo lifestyle.Buy on AmazonWeeknight Paleo: 100+ Easy and Delicious Family-Friendly Meals