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Cooking food for your family day in and day out can get tiresome and time consuming. Thats why Paleolithic Slow Cooker: 65 Gluten and Dairy Free Paleo Slow Cooker recipes gives you slow cooker recipes to help you minimize the amount of time youMoreCooking food for your family day in and day out can get tiresome and time consuming. Thats why Paleolithic Slow Cooker: 65 Gluten and Dairy Free Paleo Slow Cooker recipes gives you slow cooker recipes to help you minimize the amount of time you spend in the kitchen, while creating tasty, savory, just plain delicious meals. Just put all the ingredients in (usually in the morning), switch the slow cooker and get on with your day! It’s great during the summer, too, as you don’t have to heat up your kitchen to cook.In this gluten-free cookbook you will:1. Receive appetizer, main dish (beef, chicken, venison, seafood, and lamb) as well as delicious desert recipes, like slow cooker banana bread. You’ll be amazed on the variety of foods you can cook in your slow cooker.2. Slow cooker recipes that are free of gluten containing ingredients. Occasionally, a dairy product may be suggested, but is optional.3. Enjoy recipes featuring beef, chicken, pork, and seafoodThis cookbook will help you find Paleo recipes to add to your cooking repertoire that each diner will enjoy.Here’s a taste of some of the recipes you’ll find in this book:Slow Cooker Appetizer MeatballsMakes 8 servings1 onion, diced1/4 cup almond meal1 egg2 garlic cloves, minced2 Tsp sea or Himalayan salt1/2 Tsp celery salt1/4 Tsp ground black pepper2 lb ground beef2 Tbsp coconut oil1 (15-oz) can tomato sauce1 (6-oz) can tomato paste1/3 cup maple syrup1/4 cup beef broth2 Tsp Worcestershire sauce, gluten-free1/2 Tsp chili powderStir the ground beef, onion, almond meal, egg, sea salt, celery salt, and pepper in a mixing bowl and blend with a wooden spoon until evenly combined. Shape the mixture into meatballs about the size of a ping-pong ball.Heat the oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Add the meatballs, working in batches to avoid crowding the pan, and brown on all sides, about 6 minutes. Turn as necessary to brown evenly. Transfer the meatballs to the slow cooker as they brown.Add the tomato sauce and paste, maple syrup, beef broth, Worcestershire sauce, and chili powder to the saute pan and stir to release the browned drippings in the pan. Pour the contents of the saute pan over the meatballs. Cover the cooker with a lid. Cook on LOW for 2 to 3 hours or until the meatballs are fully cooked and tender. Serve the meatballs hot with cocktail picks.Slow Cooker Chicken Lettuce WrapsMakes 6 servings2 lb ground turkey or chicken1 medium onion, finely chopped3 stalks celery, finely chopped¾ cup hoisin sauce, divided (8 oz jar)¾ cup soy sauce¼ cup water3 cloves garlic, minced1 Tbsp fresh ginger, grated2 Tbsp brown sugar1 Tbsp sesame oil1 Tbsp hot chili oil5 oz can bamboo shoots, drained, finely chopped8 oz can water chestnuts, drained, finely chopped14 oz can bean sprouts, drained¼ cup fresh cilantro, snipped12 crisp iceberg lettuce leavesBrown ground turkey with chopped onion. Drain off excess liquid. In large slow cooker combine cooked turkey and onion with celery, ½ cup hoisin sauce, soy sauce, water, garlic, ginger, brown sugar, sesame oil, chili oil, bamboo shoots and water chestnuts. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours.Before serving, mix in a can of bean sprouts and cilantro. Serve by scooping a spoonful in the lettuce, drizzle with the leftover (¼ cup) hoisin sauce.