Nom Nom Paleo

Nom Nom Paleo : Food for Humans

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Nom Nom Paleois a visual feast, crackling with humour and packed with stunningly photographed step-by-step recipes free of gluten, soy, and added sugar. Designed to inspire the whole family to chow down on healthy, home-cooked meals, this cookbook compiles over 100 fool proof recipes that demonstrate how fun and flavourful cooking with wholesome ingredients can be. And did we mention the cartoons?

At the heart of this book are Michelle's award-winning recipes, 50% of which are brand-new - even to diehard fans who own her bestselling iPad cookbook app. Readers can start by marrying their favourite ingredients with building blocks like Sriracha Mayonnaise, Louisiana Remoulade, and the infamous Magic Mushroom Powder. These basic recipes lay the foundation for many of the fabulous delights in the rest of the book including Eggplant "Ricotta" Stacks, Crab Louie, and Devils on Horseback.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 208 x 259 x 30mm | 1,440g
  • Kansas City, United States
  • English
  • 1449450334
  • 9781449450335
  • 6,588

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"Nom Nom Paleo Food for Humans clearly describes what the Paleo diet is all about and why it makes sense. As a cook who embraces all diets, and therefore no particular diet beyond fresh cooked food, I love this book for its sound techniques, flavorful pairings, and innovative dishes. There's also a contagious joyousness about the way Michelle presents food that makes you want to cook along with her. I want to cook Paleo because she makes it look so fun!" (Michael Ruhlman, James Beard Award-winning author of numerous books about food and cooking) "You can tell from the title that these authors like to nosh, and know how to have fun while they're at it. This is a delightful read-playful, irreverent, fun-from beginning to end, with easy-to-follow recipes that will inspire anyone wanting to eat a more healthy diet. Thank you, Michelle and Henry, for showing us that eating Paleo doesn't have to mean eating steak and broccoli every day!" (Elise Bauer, award-winning creator of SimplyRecipes.com) "...Nom Nom Paleo has made a tremendous splash in the Paleo diet scene, as well as among anyone interested in eating less processed food." (Alison Spiegel, Huffington Post) "The new cookbook...has one of the best ways of adding umami to foods I've ever encountered...authors Michelle Tam and Henry Fong have given everyone a gift with their recipe for Magic Mushroom Powder." (Grant Butler, The Oregonian) "This collection of recipes is a bit like the Wild West-the ideas are scattershot but oddly provocative."

"I do appreciate cooks who are able to plunge headfirst into the culinary unknown." (Christopher Kimball, Wall Street Journal) "I don't care if you're a discriminating foodie or a picky tot: If you're a human who eats food, you need this book. Nom Nom Paleo's lip-smacking recipes, zany humor, and eye-popping style will prove to you that Paleo won't just make you look, feel, and perform better - you'll eat better, too." (Robb Wolf, New York Times bestselling author The Paleo Solution) "In the playful book, brimming with lighthearted humor and comics, Tam and Fong offer insight into the Paleo lifestyle, reveal tips on how to get started, and share a plethora of tasty, and Paleo-approved recipes." (Lauren Rubin, Relish) "Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans" (Andrews McMeel, $35), an accessible, adorably illustrated guide to eating Paleo, with his wife, Michelle Tam. (Vicki Hyman, New Jersey Star-Ledger) "Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans is a cookbook that is JUST PLAIN FUN-It's packed with creative cartoon graphics, tasty food photos, and yummy recipes that appeal not only to committed Paleo dieters, but to anyone who loves good food." (Bruce Aidells, IACP Award-winning author The Great Meat Cookbook) "What's for dinner?" is no longer a stress-inducing conundrum, as Nom Nom Paleo proves that cooking for your family can be easy, healthy, and fun. Featuring delicious recipes and lots of kitchen self-help, this book details step-by-step instructions perfect for the stovetop-challenged, and enough variations to inspire the budding chef. And the photos...oh, the PHOTOS! Worthy of their very own coffee table, the pictures and original illustrations make this unique cookbook perfect for the visual learner." (Melissa Hartwig, New York Times bestselling author It Starts with Food)
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About Michelle Tam

Michelle Tam and Henry Fong are the James Beard Award nominated creators of Nom Nom Paleo, the critically acclaimed website and award-winning cooking app. Their first two cookbooks, Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans and Ready or Not! were both New York Times bestsellers.
Dubbed "the Martha Stewart of Paleo" by the New York Times and CBS News, Michelle is the food nerd behind Nom Nom Paleo's recipes and personality. She has a degree in nutrition and food science from the University of California, Berkeley, and earned her doctorate in pharmacy from the University of California, San Francisco. For over a dozen years, she worked the graveyard shift at Stanford Hospital and Clinics as a night pharmacist.
Henry is a lawyer by day but moonlights as the photographer, illustrator, and designer of the Nom Nom Paleo cookbooks, blog, and app. Henry is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and Yale Law School.
Michelle, Henry, and their sons Owen and Oliver split their time between Palo Alto, California, and Portland, Oregon.
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