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Paleo Book Bundle Giveaway

This is the giveaway of all giveaways!

My friends over at Victory Belt Publishing {aka, “the Paleo publisher”}, have graciously provided a 5 book bundle valued at over $115.00 for one lucky Fed & Fit winner!!

I am such a book nerd. I love, love, LOVE to read! I always have three books on my nightstand, a dozen scattered across my desk, two in my computer bag, and one in my purse. Sure I could rely on an iPad and save myself some shoulder pain, desk space, and the predictable scolding from my massage therapist {“stop carrying such a heavy bag!”}, but I love a real book. I love the weight of them. I love highlighting, dog-earing, and writing my own notes in the margins. I read nutrition and cookbooks like they're gripping thriller novels. I eat them up! #punintended

While I do my best to rotate one fun fiction novel in for every 3 scientific, this tiny glimpse of one bookshelf tells the real truth about where my loyalties lie:

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Also, if you can't tell, over half of the books are Victory Belt masterpieces. Masterpieces, I say!

So what's included in this all-star giveaway?

#1. The Paleo Solution by Robb Wolf {Blog: Robb Wolf}

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This is where it all started. If you're new to Paleo or really want to get to the root and origin of this life-changing real food-focused health movement, this book explains it all. Robb Wolf is an incredibly entertaining author and his introduction of the Paleo lifestyle is beyond enrolling. The proof of the power of this book is in how large the Paleo world has become. Hat tip to Mr. Wolf.

#2. Practical Paleo by Diane Sanfilippo {Blog: Balanced Bites}


This is the thorough and best-selling debut publication by the lovely Diane who also authored The 21-Day Sugar Detox! If you're looking for handy meal plans, entertaining food science education, and delicious recipes to kickstart your Paleo lifestyle, then this is the book for you. It's also a fantastic reference book to keep on hand.

#3. Beyond Bacon by Stacy Toth and Matt McCarry {Blog: The Paleo Parents}

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I have a deep, meaningful love of this book. It's a book dedicated to the WHOLE hog and is the star of my coffee table. The brilliant foodie minds of Stacy and Matt gave us a handbook to turn an entire hog into mind-blowing, delicious, gorgeous Paleo-friendly dishes. I often find myself day dreaming about their lard brownies. #bestbrownieofmylife

#4. Fermented by Jill Ciciarelli {Blog: First Comes Health}


Fermenting seasonal food is an ancient, health-promoting practice that's a truly important addition to all Paleo, primal, and W.A.P. lifestyles. Jill walks you through a really interesting background on food fermentation and then shares steps for how you can ferment {pretty much anything} from home! Later this year, I'll share my own recipe for homemade spicy sauerkraut!

#5. Becoming a Supple Leopard by Dr. Kelly Starrett {of Mobility WOD} and Glen Cordoza

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Is this not the most brilliant book title you've ever seen? Dr. Starrett, the genius behind MobilityWOD.com, wrote this training manual to help any athlete at any level pin-point, recover, and prevent common injuries. It's a fantastic reference book to have on hand for active families, gym owners, coaches, and the person looking to get the most out of their athletic performance and overall health.

Aren't those exciting reads?? Even if you're not the winner of this giveaway, the book titles above will link you to where you can order each book.

You should ALSO know that there's more book worm goodness in our Fed & Fit future …

  1. More book reviews! We're going to work book, by book through my library like we did with The 21-Day Sugar Detox, Gather, and the Paleo Happy Hour.
  2. Find my full library with links to order the books here.
  3. You can also start to look forward to my book of the week! It will be featured in my weekly “The Real Food Truth” newsletter that's exclusive to you special subscribers. The first one goes out next Monday and I'm SO EXCITED!

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85 Responses to “Paleo Book Bundle Giveaway”

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    Traciposted January 31, 2014 at 1:02 am

    This would really help me get through the paleo challenge my gym has coming up next month!

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    Traciposted January 31, 2014 at 1:03 am

    OOps I didn’t see the question. I love the practical paleo book because it gives really practical advice and answers a lot of questions.

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    Erikaposted January 31, 2014 at 1:04 am

    Finishing up our first Whole30 tonight! Would love to have more resources that would help us keep the Paleo lifestyle sustainable.

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    Jonathanposted January 31, 2014 at 1:07 am

    I really enjoyed Well Fed. The variety of recipes made our month on Whole30 interesting and fun.

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    Carol from Texasposted January 31, 2014 at 2:45 pm

    I love Primal Cravings – it’s so practical and offers a really wide selection of recipes.

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    Antoinetteposted January 31, 2014 at 2:51 pm

    I have not read any paleo books yet, which is why I need to win this giveaway. πŸ˜‰ Love the blog, Cassie.

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    Flanneryposted January 31, 2014 at 3:15 pm

    I would love to expand my paleo library. I am at the tail end of a paleo challenge and am feeling totally depleted of good ideas.

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    misieposted January 31, 2014 at 3:56 pm

    Beyond Bacon! I haven’t eaten pork in at least twenty years and now that we are slowly transitioning to Paleo I am nervous but excited to start!

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    Louisaposted January 31, 2014 at 4:31 pm

    I am in the process of trying to diagnose a variety of health problems and allergies. I have been exploring how to manage those with my diet. Your blog has been an invaluable resource and the book bundle would provide a greater variety of perspectives and options!

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    Julia Alstonposted January 31, 2014 at 4:34 pm

    I have loved going through The Primal Blueprint Cookbook. As a paleo newb, it has provided me an awesome base foundation to grow on, add to, mix and match, and add my own spice!

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    Amandaposted January 31, 2014 at 5:42 pm

    I just purchased Well Fed 2. I want to make all the recipes! I love that it incorporates cuisines from around the world!

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    Amandaposted January 31, 2014 at 8:39 pm

    I have not read any paleo books yet, but I would love to get started! All of these titles look interesting and fun to read!

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    Nicholeposted January 31, 2014 at 8:51 pm

    I’d love any of those books! Both Beyond Bacon and Practical Paleo have been on my wish list for a while!

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    Vanessa Jayposted January 31, 2014 at 10:00 pm

    I am currently loving Nom Nom Paleo’s “Food for Humans.” I’ve made at least a half a dozen recipes, and each one has won over my non-paleo family!

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    Kierstenposted January 31, 2014 at 10:38 pm

    I borrowd a friend’s copy of practical paleo and LOVED it. Currently I’m reading it starts with food and am loving that too!

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    carah coleposted February 1, 2014 at 2:01 am

    i have looked through beyond bacon and omg i want!

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    Jenniferposted February 1, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    I only have a few, but I love PaleOMG cookbook.

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    Rachaelposted February 1, 2014 at 6:07 pm

    Fermented. I’m dying to start fermenting food at home.

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    haleyposted February 1, 2014 at 11:03 pm

    I really like Everyday Paleo. I also love your blog!!

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    Jessicaposted February 2, 2014 at 5:26 pm

    I’m especially interested in the cookbooks, but I would love to add them all to my collection!

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    Auroraposted February 3, 2014 at 3:49 am

    Awesome giveaway! Beyond Bacon has been on my list of cookbooks to get. The giveaway selections is amazing!

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    Lindsayposted February 3, 2014 at 4:01 am

    I just completed my first 21 day sugar detox after watching you progress through yours! I am new to the paleo lifestyle and would love more resources, recipes, and information on the theory and science behind all of this.

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    Katieposted February 3, 2014 at 4:46 pm

    I have been playing around with alot of different paleo recipes and really enjoy your website. I have one paleo cookbook well fed and have liked that but would love to have more resources to use. Mother of two; one very picky and one not and a husband that dosen’t eat veggies….. Dinner at our house usally is 3 different meals:) very entertaining and frustrating at the same time!

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    Kathryn Sposted February 3, 2014 at 6:27 pm

    So farm my favorite is Against all Grain. I am trying to build a collection so we can slowly switch the family to a Paleo lifestyle.

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    charles talbertposted February 3, 2014 at 11:31 pm

    I like primal cravings because it has great tasting recipies that are easy and uncomplicated.

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    Megan Uposted February 4, 2014 at 12:02 am

    I love Against All Grain because it has lots of recipes that everyone loves, even my non-paleo friends!!

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    Traciposted February 4, 2014 at 12:52 am

    I have only read Practical Paleo and really enjoyed it! I just bought Against all Grain and am about to dive into it right now! I am new to the paleo lifestyle, so I would love to learn more! My brother really enjoyed Grain Brain. He has been following the paleo diet for about 6 months now and has experienced fantastic results!

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    Debposted February 4, 2014 at 2:04 am

    I don’t have a favorite paleo book, as I am just getting into this and don’t have a lot of knowledge about paleo. I think these would really help me understand the science and provide a good foundation for transition. I’m currently on my first week of Diane’s 21dsd, level 1. πŸ™‚

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    Amy Ayersposted February 4, 2014 at 2:53 am

    Practical Paleo. I love the practical advice that Diane gives in the book. It’s the first Paleo book I bought for myself and one I recommend to anyone looking into the Paleo lifestyle.

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    Allegraposted February 4, 2014 at 3:27 am

    I recently just finished reading “It Starts With Food” and I REALLY enjoyed it. It was so easy to read and quite interesting. All of these books are on my “To Read” list! Thanks for having a giveaway!

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    Kimposted February 4, 2014 at 4:13 am

    Would love to win! I’m new to the whole Paleo diet, and am now gluten free – so need all the help I can get!

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    Christinaposted February 4, 2014 at 11:35 am

    I have this thing where I buy a gazillion cookbooks, because they are beautiful AND helpful. I would love to win this.

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    Caroline Bullposted February 4, 2014 at 12:09 pm

    I love In Defense of Food. I think that’s what got me started on this journey. It was the first time I started to think about where my food comes from and how I want to eat.

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    Lizposted February 4, 2014 at 1:19 pm

    I really love your blog and feel like I tell everyone about it now. I actually get excited about the recipes vs just looking at them and moving on.

    Keep up the great work!

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    Tamaraposted February 4, 2014 at 3:05 pm

    This would be perfect for our family of 3 as we’re trying to find Paleo foods that everyone can agree on. Picky picky eaters.

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    Briannaposted February 4, 2014 at 3:47 pm

    Was diagnosed with Celiac disease in 2009 and an eating disorder in 2011 and have been journeying toward health and wholeness since then. Your practical and healthy approach to exercise and food is real and encouraging to me. I am starting the 21 day sugar detox today and would absolutely love a few Paleo resources to get me started!

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    Reneposted February 4, 2014 at 4:07 pm

    I would love to read fermented. Just completed my first batch of kombucha and want to try more fermented foods!

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    Stacy H.posted February 4, 2014 at 5:46 pm

    I would love this bundle!! Great additions to my collection.

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    Marlinaposted February 4, 2014 at 5:46 pm

    My favorite paleo books are the Nom Nom Paleo cookbook and Practical Paleo! Both are great resources and have amazing food!

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    Stacy H.posted February 4, 2014 at 5:46 pm

    I love Nom Nom Paleo’s book. She is super funny and it is well illustrated.

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    Cassieposted February 4, 2014 at 5:49 pm

    I love any and all Paleo cooking books! I love the science that goes behind building great recipes. Any cookbooks on Fed & Fit’s horizon? πŸ™‚

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      Cassandraposted February 19, 2014 at 8:33 pm

      Haha good question, Cassie! I’ve got something up my sleeve πŸ˜‰

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    Christineposted February 4, 2014 at 5:50 pm

    Borrowing Practical Paleo from the library got me started and Well Fed kept me going (so many yummy recipes)!

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    Brendaposted February 4, 2014 at 5:52 pm

    I LOVE everything about your post today! My only real new year’s resolution (other than to keep doing what I have been doing) is to research more on the gluten free cooking and therefore I SO NEED to check out these books. So far everything you have recommended has been spot on, and so I am HUNGRY for more (haha yes Cassie I tried to make it punny!). Thanks for all your hard work and suggestions πŸ™‚

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    Catherineposted February 4, 2014 at 5:58 pm

    I THINK I’m going to like Practical Paleo a lot, since I know a lot ABOUT Paleo, but haven’t really made the switch fully. We’ll see!! πŸ˜‰ Btw, Cassie, it’s amazing to see you take this whole thing on. LOVE that you’re going for it! I cheer for you with every success!

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      Cassandraposted February 19, 2014 at 8:33 pm

      Thanks, Catherine!!

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    monica calicchioposted February 4, 2014 at 6:01 pm

    Awesome collection! Had my eye on Beyond Bacon and Becoming A Supple Leopard for a while. P.S. Love your blog!

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    Meganposted February 4, 2014 at 6:30 pm

    The Paleo Approach is my favorite, it’s focus on autoimmune disease is what I need!

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    Caitposted February 4, 2014 at 6:36 pm

    Ive had Practical Paleo on my list to buy for so long! Ive been wanting to try paleo just haven’t had the motivation! Ive been putting it off long enough! time to learn all I can!

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    Hillaryposted February 4, 2014 at 6:49 pm

    This is great! I was just telling a friend last weekend that I’ve been thinking about getting the Supple Leopard.

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    Jessicaposted February 4, 2014 at 6:52 pm

    Make It Paleo, simply because it was the first Paleo cookbook and it got me into the lifestyle. I can never have enough cookbooks though; my families goal is to try a minimum of two new recipes a week.

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    Alidaposted February 4, 2014 at 6:58 pm

    Fantastic prize!

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    Kari Buchholzposted February 4, 2014 at 6:59 pm

    I love It Starts With Food… I began a paleo lifestyle with this book my sophomore year of college. It has now been over a year, and I owe it all to this book for showing me the guidelines and making me want to keep on researching to find out how foods and exercise all affect my body. It gave recipe tips, research, and the motivation for me to complete a strict Whole30 while living in a dorm room.

    I love reading new books, but I only really can when they show up at the local library because wellll, I’m in college. I think that says enough about my income. Thanks for the great giveaway.

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    Katiaposted February 4, 2014 at 6:59 pm

    Dr Cordain’s Paleo Diet book is my favourite because it introduced me to the Paleo lifestyle and completely changed my health, and my perspective of what it is to be healthy.

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    Jackieposted February 4, 2014 at 7:00 pm

    the Paleo Solution – because it was simple and easy to follow!

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    Savannah Smithposted February 4, 2014 at 7:21 pm

    Practical Paleo!

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    Vanessaposted February 4, 2014 at 7:25 pm

    I love Practical Paleo!

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    Ellie Wposted February 4, 2014 at 7:25 pm

    Eat Drink Paleo! The family I babysit for are keen paleo’s (and the mum is an amazing cook- a bonus! ) and I love experimenting with new recipes and cooking for my parents. The new ingredients are slowing being appreciated by my two refined sugar/flour parents. These books would be fabulous!!

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    Clareposted February 4, 2014 at 7:31 pm

    Amazing giveaway! All must haves for any paleo kitchen! I hope I win!!! So many people I could help by gifting some of these! πŸ™‚ <3

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    Simoneposted February 4, 2014 at 7:32 pm

    Oh yes yes yes yes yes!! That’s the only thing on my mind right now!!
    I’ve been wanting a couple of them for a while now, just needed to save up some money πŸ™‚
    This would be the best thing to win!! So many great books!!
    (Sorry I just can’t stop with the !!!!!!!!!)

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    Simoneposted February 4, 2014 at 7:34 pm

    Oh and my favorite right now is gather (maybe because it’s the only one I have?)
    I would live to read practical paleo though and I’m really curious about fermented!

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    Jessiposted February 4, 2014 at 7:37 pm

    What a great looking bundle! I’d be thrilled to add any of these to my collection.

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    Rhiannanposted February 4, 2014 at 7:40 pm

    I’d love to win! I live in Australia- which may make me in eligible but if a could win if love it!

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    Jessiposted February 4, 2014 at 7:41 pm

    My favorite paleo book is Well Fed by Melissa Joulwan–I especially love her tips for doing a weekly cook-up for easy eating throughout the week.

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    Rhiannanposted February 4, 2014 at 7:42 pm

    I love them all! Practical paleo is my go to reference book!

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    Jenniferposted February 4, 2014 at 7:49 pm

    Oh please! I really want fermented!

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    Brittanyposted February 4, 2014 at 7:53 pm

    I need!!!!

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    Jackie Hposted February 4, 2014 at 7:54 pm

    Oh my! Now wouldn’t this be amazing to win! I WANT ANY AND ALL OF THEM πŸ™‚ I have a small collection of Paleo books and happen to have none of these…

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    Jackie kposted February 4, 2014 at 7:56 pm

    Practical paleo because of the wealth of info. But I would like to receive fermented.

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    Patty j.posted February 4, 2014 at 7:58 pm

    I started my paleo journal about 2 months ago, I have been doing a lot of research but haven’t buy a book yet.

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    Jenniferposted February 4, 2014 at 8:06 pm

    I love them all. There are so many misconceptions about what a healthy diet is, it’s nice to see books that provide valid healthy life-styles!

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    Taliposted February 4, 2014 at 8:17 pm

    I’m thrilled that I just received the Paleo Approach in the mail. I need to now find some time to hibernate and read it from cover to cover. My go to recipe book is Practical Paleo and I am just itching to get some of the rest of these books in the giveaway!

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    Christinaposted February 4, 2014 at 8:27 pm

    Right now my favorite it is NomNom Paleo. Love the recipes! I have just got It Starts with Food yesterday. And I am enjoying this book also!!

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    Jeannineposted February 4, 2014 at 8:27 pm

    Have yet to read any, therefore I’d love to win this!

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    Stephanieposted February 4, 2014 at 8:32 pm

    I’ve been doing cross fit now for about 9 months and love trying new paleo eats and treats. Right now my favorite book is Well Fed 2 or Nom Nom Paleo. I would love this bundle to add to my collection. Pick me!

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    Stephanieposted February 4, 2014 at 8:48 pm

    Ooo I also love nom nom paleo

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    Samposted February 4, 2014 at 9:06 pm

    Supple Leopard is supposed to be pretty good, it’s gotten good reviews in the PT community. I’d love if it made it so we didn’t get so many injured Cross Fitters!

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    Sarah Al-Khayyalposted February 4, 2014 at 9:24 pm

    I would love all of these, but I think Supple Leopard is probably my fave out of all of them because mobility for injury prevention is something so crucial but doesn’t get enough attention!

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    Caseyposted February 4, 2014 at 9:32 pm

    My favorite Paleo book so far is “Make it Paleo” by Hayley and Bill. It’s their first cookbook, and it’s super simple. But I think that’s why I like it – it’s how to roast chicken thighs or cook carrots. Simple, simple stuff. But there are so many cookbooks out that I’d like to purchase! (Beyond Bacon, Against all Grain, and Gather to name a few.)

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    Dianeposted February 4, 2014 at 9:41 pm

    I love Jill Ciciarelli’s “Fermented”! I’m making a Mango Kombucha Sorbet for a palate cleanser at my next dinner party!

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    aprilposted February 4, 2014 at 9:57 pm

    My favorite right now is Make Ahead Paleo. I love her ideas for slowcooker and freezer meals, but what I love most is that every recipe I make from it is a winner that my 3 young boys love!

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    Aliciaposted February 4, 2014 at 10:20 pm

    I’m a bit of a book nerd myself and love the way pages are put together to draw you into a book! Eat Drink Paleo by Irena Macri has that all important ability to entice.

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    Nicoleposted February 4, 2014 at 10:42 pm

    I have checked out Practical Paleo several times from the library. It’s been a great resource and I’ve found many useful tips and recipes that the whole family can enjoy. But I would love to add these other great titles to my collection! They’re all on my wish list right now!

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    Emily Whitishposted February 4, 2014 at 10:57 pm

    Nom Nom Paleo is an awesome cookbook! It’s my fave.

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    Alexposted February 4, 2014 at 10:58 pm

    The Paleo Manifesto – a nice introduction to the whole field from a rather interesting standpoint.

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