Welcome to The Food Lovers Kitchen!

Welcome to our new home on the web – The Food Lovers Kitchen. This website is one big step towards providing you with a highly functional and interactive Paleo website. We’ve built some great features into this website to make it more useful and functional for day to day use. We’ve been blogging for almost 2 years now, and have tried to incorporate two years of feedback into the construction of this website.

We’ve built The Food Lovers Kitchen to incorporate all the features you’ve come to love about The Food Lovers Primal Palate over the last two years. We’ll still be blogging here on the new site, with new recipes each week. You’ll still be able to print the recipes and look through all sorts of photos. There will also still be a way to search through all the recipes on the site by photo – our signature “Visual Recipe Index.”

 

Here are some of the great new features:

  • Over 150 previously unreleased recipes! Below are just a few of the many new-to-you recipes. All of our recipes are now available with slick navigation and a refined user experience. We’ve expanded upon the idea of a visual recipe index and made it more user friendly by providing several different sorted views. Click the “Recipes” tab in the upper left to get started!
     Paleo Asian Steak Salad
  • You can filter all of our recipes by special dietary needs. Do you have an Egg Allergy? How about a FODMAP aversion? Dairy or Nut allergy? Or are you trying to cut out sugar? All of these filters are available on the website to alert you to allergens or dietary restrictions  within each recipe. This filter is located in the left column.
  • Over a dozen special menus for occasions and events. From birthdays, to holidays, to making any night of the week special – we have a menu for you and your loved ones to enjoy a perfectly paleo meal.
  • A hand-picked 30 day “Intro to Paleo” meal plan, in which we guide you through some of our best Paleo recipes that can help you or your friends get going quickly and easily. The 30 day Intro to Paleo meal plan also includes 4 weeks of shopping lists so that trips to the grocery store are no mystery.
  • A 21 Day “Sugar Detox” meal plan that will help you tackle Diane Sanfilippo’s 21 Day Sugar Detox with ease. Everything is planned out for you – all you have to do is click.
  • Each recipe has its own macronutrient breakdown, as well as a calorie calculation. We know not everyone is concerned with these numbers (nor should they be), but they are a mouse-click away for those that wish to know and are trying to dial things in, nutritionally speaking.
  • Expanded “About Paleo” resources. We tell you everything you need to know to get started if you’re new to paleo. From how to select the best meats, to buying produce in season, to explanations about the best fats to use – it’s all available in our “About Paleo” section.
  • Ye old virtual store. We have links to buy all of our favorite things: our book (and books we recommend), our shirts, ingredients, cooking utensils, camera gear that we use – you name it. We have one place to find it all.
  • Resources out the wazoo. If you run out of ideas and inspiration on our site, we have a comprehensive list of links to the very best resources on the net. If you’re new to paleo, this will help you along your way. We have gathered the best sites for Health and Nutrition, Recipes, Lifestyle, Fitness, and even Podcasts.

But wait, we’re just getting started.

Here are some features we have in the works:

  • Interactive Meal and Menu Planner
  • User generated shopping lists and ingredient sourcing
  • Online collaboration with other members
  • Supporting membership opportunities

 

We are excited to share all of our hard work (and our team’s hard work) with you. Please take a moment to look around the site and give us some feedback on the new format. You can do that on the contact page, drop us a line to [email protected], or simply comment on this post below. We’d love to hear what you think, because this site is for you guys. We want it to be as useful and helpful to you as possible – your comments will help us get it there. Please keep in mind this is a new (and very large) website. We are counting on you guys to help us catch bugs and report any errors you see.  If you come across a glitch, please report it here.

 

And now, the really fun part: A BIG giveaway!

The giveaway has closed, as of 3/12/12 – Thank you to all who entered

 

Here is what is up for grabs in our biggest giveaway ever, with the prize package totaling over $1000!
  • Le Creuset 5.5 qt French Oven ($265)
  • Le Creuset Roasting Pan ($250)
  • 12.5″ Le Creuset Stainless Frying Pan ($140)
  • $100 US Wellness Meats Gift Card
  • Diane Sanfilippo’s book “Practical Paleo – A customized approach to Health and a Whole-Foods Lifestyle” (winner will receive book late Summer 2012, $40 value)
  • Nom Nom Paleo Pack: An app code to her forthcoming recipe app, a pair of NNP socks, and your choice of shirt from her spreadshirt store! ($50 value)
  • 1L Kasandrinos Olive Oil ($30 value)
  • Steve’s Original Seasonal Sampler, Steve’s Original Sampler, + $50 gift card ($115 value)
  • A 1-year subscription to Chris Kresser’s Meal Plan Generator ($120 value)
Here’s how to enter:
  1. Register for this site (it’s in the top navigation, at the far right). It’s free, and takes 5 seconds.
  2. Share this contest with your friends. The sharing buttons appear if you are in the post itself, so click the title of the post to view the sharing icons.
  3. Like the pages that have contributed to this giveaway (including ours):
The Fine Print: Contest will end at 3:00pm EST, March 12, 2012. Winner will be drawn at random from registered site users. Contest is open to anyone, but if selected giveaway winner resides outside of the US, the prizes awarded will be shipped at the discretion of the donor companies & entities. Remaining prizes will be awarded to a runner up, to be drawn at random. Good luck, everyone!
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    COMMENTS

    1. Clint
      March 5, 2012

      Congratulation on the new website. It looks great!! Oh, and good luck to me for the prize!!!! hee!!

    2. AzWmrs
      March 5, 2012

      What a great giveaway!! Love your book!! I have – Registered,liked all the pages,shared on facebook! Thanks

    3. ruggerteach
      March 5, 2012

      All steps complete! Love the new site!

    4. srmhockey
      March 5, 2012

      WOW! This site looks so AWESOME! Congrats on the upgrade. I can’t wait to try out all of the new features. I feel like a kid in a Paleo-treat store 🙂 And thanks for offering another phenomenal giveaway – you guys rock! Looking forward to seeing all of the new changes in action.

    5. kimmy050983
      March 5, 2012

      Love this site
      registered, shared on FB and liked all the pages 🙂

    6. Kirsten
      Supporting Member
      March 5, 2012

      Awesome website!! Completed all the steps! What an amazing list of prizes! Thank you 🙂

    7. gmontaleone
      March 5, 2012

      I completed all the steps! Pick me. 🙂

    8. K Hoover
      March 5, 2012

      The site is awesome and so is the giveaway. All steps completed!

    9. alena-ds
      March 5, 2012

      I have completed all the steps! I SO want to win!
      Great website it looks fantastic and can’t wait to continue exploring and trying new menu items!

    10. March 5, 2012

      Wow, I love the new site. It is going to be awesome! Thanks.

    11. brihyanna
      March 5, 2012

      Registered, shared, and liked/liked/liked! 🙂 Thanks!

    12. lindsay
      March 5, 2012

      YAY! I love the new site. You guys are such an inspiration and I love every recipe of yours that I have tried. Completed all the steps and now I have my fingers crossed hoping to win!

    13. jannabanana
      March 5, 2012

      I completed all the steps – I registered, I shared on FB, and I like all of the required FB pages. Thanks so much for the awesome giveaway, and your new site looks fantastic (I love the recipe filter)! 🙂

    14. ericpilson
      March 5, 2012

      Registered, Shared, & Liked!

    15. mrock
      March 5, 2012

      Thank you for this opportunity!

      First time to the site and I like the layout! Very user friendly which makes exploring easy and effortless.

      Looks great 🙂

    16. lissycat
      March 5, 2012

      I love this site it has a lot information that I was not aware of in my quest to live a healthier life to be around for my children. The giveaway is an extra bonus, I completed all steps and wish everyone who entered good luck!! 🙂

    17. suezq80482
      March 5, 2012

      Love, love, LOVE this site; I have done the 3 steps..please pick me!! THanks!! Sue

    18. Lauren
      Lauren
      March 5, 2012

      LOVE the “Filter” feature. This will definitely be a great help! My only suggestion is to have a button for emailing of recipes to others. I wanted to email a recipe but there is no button for that. (I know I can just copy the URL, but the button is faster.)

      Great job guys!!!!

    19. March 5, 2012

      Hi! 🙂 I finished all of the steps. I’m brand new here, I started eating paleo a couple days ago. I’m so glad to find such awesome resources!
      Thank you!!!

    20. CarrieV
      March 5, 2012

      completed all the steps 🙂

    21. LizziMac
      March 5, 2012

      The website looks FANTASTIC. And uber functional (we love functional everything, don’t we). Can’t wait to really get into it and get my hands dirty!

    22. March 5, 2012

      Finished all the steps! New site is lookin great!

    23. TheNinja
      March 5, 2012

      COmpleted them all!

    24. March 5, 2012

      Love the layout!!! Registered, shared and linked!!! Can’t wait!!! 🙂

    25. jennlinfl
      March 5, 2012

      Done. Done…and…done.

      So excited for your new website.

    26. StephenNow
      March 5, 2012

      I registered for this site and fulfilled all the requirements to register for the give away!! I am excited 🙂 Thank you for the amazing site!~

    27. swimsuz
      March 5, 2012

      All 3 steps done! Congrats on the new site!

    28. julieklaput
      March 5, 2012

      Great site! Just did all the steps to enter the contest.

    29. March 5, 2012

      LOVE the new site!!! Registered, Shared and Already Liked (and Love!) the Facebook Fan Pages!!! Great Contest You Two! Good Luck to Everyone!!!

    30. fitnesskelly
      March 5, 2012

      I’m all registered, shared and liked. Good luck everyone!

    31. March 5, 2012

      So excited to have this new website as another awesome tool for my new paleo life!! All steps completed!!

    32. kikuri
      March 5, 2012

      Registered, shared (on FB), and liked the whole list. Looking forward to exploring the new site!

    33. ladyejan
      March 5, 2012

      Have your book – love all of the products! Completed all the steps.

      now just crossing my fingers.

    34. cokelush
      March 5, 2012

      done. thanks!!

    35. tylertyssedal
      March 5, 2012

      Looks fantastic! Signed up and did all the sharing and liking. 🙂

    36. cthixton
      March 5, 2012

      Completed all the steps! Awesome giveaway!

    37. March 5, 2012

      Did all the steps and then spent about a half hour touring the site. Love the layout. So easy to follow! Can’t wait to explore some more! 🙂 Bill- thanks for the post about potatoes!!!

    38. cokelush
      March 5, 2012

      done. thanks!

    39. cfeightner
      March 5, 2012

      Yay! So excited for this giveaway!

    40. midwonderful
      March 5, 2012

      What a great giveaway! I completed all of the signing up and liking and sharing!

    41. primalblonde
      March 5, 2012

      New website is rockin’!! I finished all the steps. Hope it gets you some new followers! 🙂

    42. superdeluxe
      March 5, 2012

      Done. The site looks beautiful and I’ve already found some new recipes that I want to try. The filters for the recipes are really handy.

    43. Tammy
      March 5, 2012

      Love the new site it’s beautiful and well organized! I can’t wait to try some new recipes!

    44. MissMeli
      March 5, 2012

      Completed all the steps! Yay. Nice website! I am excited to have this tool.

    45. adamstep
      March 5, 2012

      Completed all the steps!!

    46. mamabyrd
      March 5, 2012

      Done! Awesome!!

    47. BrentGetsFit
      March 5, 2012

      Registered, liked and shared. Thanks!

    48. alma
      March 5, 2012

      Thank you for the opportunity. Taking my chances that they will send to Canada. This site is amazing. Cookapaloosa on Sunday afternoons always include recipes found on sites like this. thank you so much.

    49. Determined126
      March 5, 2012

      The site looks amazing! Fantastic Job! I completed all the steps.

    50. Kristen
      March 5, 2012

      LOVE the new site! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

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