The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook Review and Giveaway

Last week, I received The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook in the mail.

dishes made from the autoimmune paleo cookbook
Dishes from The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook

First, I’d like to start by saying I own a lot of cookbooks. Most of my newer ones are paleo and AIP. But, I own many that are Cajun, Italian, vegetarian, French, and everything in between. I have so many, I started calling myself a collector so people wouldn’t look at me so weirdly when I showed them my collection. Now that I’m actually a food blogger, I don’t worry about showing off my collection. It’s research!

The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook by Mickey Trescott is my absolute favorite AIP paleo cookbook. In fact, after cooking up a few dishes from the cookbook, I’ve determined it is one of my favorite cookbooks I own.

Mickey Trescott features dishes in The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook that I like to eat. In most cookbooks, I’ll find maybe two or three recipes I want to make. Once in a while, I get lucky and find a cookbook I use all the time. With this cookbook, I got lucky.

I jumped right in and made 5 of the dishes over two days time. On Saturday, I made Mushroom-Stuffed Cornish Hens and Cinnamon-Ginger Baked Pears. The Mushroom-Stuffed Cornish Hens were exceptionally flavorful. I ate an entire cornish hen at dinner. It was fantastic! And, the Cinnamon-Ginger Baked Pears were perfection. If you’re looking for a quick and easy dessert, this is the recipe for you. I ate half of the pears on Saturday night. On Sunday morning, I put the leftover pears on top of a stack of AIP pancakes, drizzled on some maple syrup, and devoured them all. It was almost too delicious for words.

mushroom stuffed cornish hens from the autoimmune paleo cookbook
Mushroom Stuffed Cornish Hens from The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook
cinnamon ginger pears from the autoimmune paleo cookbook
Cinnamon-Ginger Pears from The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook


Back in the kitchen on Sunday, I whipped up Lamb Meatballs with Garlic and Spinach, Chicken Liver with Raw Garlic and Thyme, and Sage-Braised Chicken Legs, all from The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook. Lunch that day was a little bite of this, a small bit of that, and a taste of the other. Everything was so savory and delicious! I wish I could send smells through this blog. The aroma in my kitchen was intoxicating.

lamb meatballs with garlic and spinach from the autoimmune paleo cookbook
Lamb Meatballs With Garlic And Spinach from The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook
chicken liver with raw garlic and thyme from the autoimmune paleo cookbook
Chicken Liver with Raw Garlic and Thyme from The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook
sage braised chicken legs from the autoimmune paleo cookbook
Sage-Braised Chicken Legs from The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook

Each dish from The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook is filled with the finest selection of herbs and spices. You wont find bland, boring food in this cookbook. That’s probably what makes it my favorite AIP paleo cookbook. I grew up eating flavorful, herb and spice filled foods. I mean, I’m Cajun, for pete’s sake. This cookbook did not let me down in the flavor department.

The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook includes more than just recipes. Mickey Trescott has provided a full 4 week meal plan with grocery list, tips on reintroducing foods on the AIP, and batch cooking ideas. She also gives you recipes for AIP paleo gut healing foods and drinks such as Kombucha, Water Kefir, coconut milk, and more. It’s a cookbook you can go to again and again for all your AIP paleo needs.

Now for the giveaway! I am giving away one copy of The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook by Mickey Trescott to one lucky US reader. You must be a resident of the United States to enter.  The giveaway will run for one week, starting today, and ending on September 24, 2014 at 11:59PM/CST. The winner will be announced on this blog and through my social media sites on Thursday, September 25, 2014. The winner will then have 48 hours to email me your address. If no one comes forward within 48 hours, a new name will be chosen and notified.

Here’s how you enter the giveaway for The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook:

1. Leave a Comment on this blog, letting me know why you would like to win The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook. This is the only mandatory action! It must be done to be considered for this giveaway.
2. Like Paleo Cajun Lady and Mickey Trescott’s Facebook Pages. I will be posting on my FB page other ways to win.
3. Follow Paleo Cajun Lady and Mickey Trescott on Twitter.
4. Follow Paleo Cajun Lady and Mickey Trescott on Instagram.
5. Follow Paleo Cajun Lady and Mickey Trescott on Pinterest.

This giveaway is for US residents only.

You can do one of these things, or all of them. Each time you perform one of these actions, your name goes into the hat (actually, it will go into a computer program that will choose the winner). The more you participate, the more chances you have. I will be giving more chances to win over my social media sites as well.

Oh, and everyone who is already signed up for my blog email updates and everyone who signs up for email updates will get 3 extra free chances. I’ve already put the names of those of you who have signed up into my winner-picking computer!

Good luck!

Tara Perillo

Welcome all. I am Tara Perillo, herbalist, homeopath, yoga and fitness instructor, and healthy foodie . After successfully reaching remission of my lupus symptoms, through changes in my diet, exercise, and lifestyle, I wrote the ebook, Sickness To Fitness Quick Start Guide. I am also honored to have my paleo and AIP recipes featured in Paleo Magazine, Paleo Living Magazine, Shape Magazine Online, 85 Amazing AIP Breakfasts, The Paleo AIP Instant Pot Cookbook, and blogs by The Paleo Mom, Kris Kresser, Whole New Mom and many others. My focus is to help others become stronger in every facet of their lives. Join me to become stronger in health, mind, body, and spirit, together!

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40 Replies to “The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook Review and Giveaway”

  1. I would love a copy, I’ve just recently found out about the autoimmune paleo diet and I’d like to give it a try. 🙂

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