Paleo Slow Cooking Review

Review- Paleo Slow Cooking

I recently got a review copy of the book Paleo Slow Cooking by Chrissy Gower and I”ve thoroughly enjoyed reading through it. Just as the title suggests, this 200+ page cookbook is dedicated to paleo, grain-free recipes that can be easily prepared in a slow-cooker.

I was most surprised to see breakfast slow-cooker recipes since breakfast is typically the toughest meal to prepare ahead. I’m actually planning to use different versions of the slow-cooker fritatta recipe on Sunday mornings so I can prepare it before church and it will be ready when we get home.

Paleo Slow Cooking includes easy to prepare recipes for everything from barbecue, to meatloaf, to chili, to stews and soups. If you’ve switched to a real-food way of eating and had trouble finding recipes for slow-cooking that don’t include canned soups or noodles, Paleo Slow Cooking might be a great solution for you.

Another great thing about slow-cooking in general (especially with real foods) is that it allows you to use less expensive cuts of meat and cook them until tender. With slow-cooking, it is also easy to double the veggies so less meat is needed and the recipe is even more budget friendly.

While Paleo Slow Cooking gives detailed instructions for most recipes, I’ve noticed with the ones that I’ve tried that even if I just add the general proportions of the ingredients and get them all in the slow-cooker, the results will usually be really good. It is tough to mess up slow cooker recipes and since they typically just involve putting foods in the Crock Pot, kids can help.

If you like using a slow-cooker to save time, I’d definitely recommend Paleo Slow Cooking as a great resource to get started. There are a variety of recipes from breakfast to dessert and everything in between and I can think of endless variations fo the recipes.

Do you use a slow-cooker often? What is your go-to recipe? Share below!

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  1. Oooh, thanks for sharing! I LOVE slow cooker cooking– especially during our cold midwestern winters. I’ll have to check it out! 🙂

  2. I use the slow cooker for stock, at least once a week. Usually I can get away with the small one but had to break out the 6 quart for a turkey carcass this week.Odd, I never thought about there being anything unPaleo about slow cooker recipes, but maybe that is because I pretty much never use recipes for anything. When I went paleo I just started leaving out the stuff that didn’t work for that (like hominy in my chile verde) and just kept on as usual.

  3. I also use a slow cooker for stock, all the time. So much easier than the stove top. I also make beef stew and cook whole chickens and roasts in the pot. Sounds like this book would be great to add to my crockpot repertoire! Thanks for sharing!

  4. There are many reasons to switch over to the this diet in place of the farm-food diet that is harming your bodily

    function in both obvious and insidious ways. Weight loss is easy with a diet that is high in protein and low in

    sugars and carbohydrates, which is what the Paleo diet is.

  5. Does this cookbook have the nutritional information?? I’m on a low sodium diet and need to know that . . .