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6 May

Share Your Success Story, Win a Year’s Supply of PRIMAL KITCHEN™ Mayo!

Do you have a Primal Blueprint Success Story you’d like to share? Then I want to hear from you! Write it up and include a photo. Including both pre-Primal and post-Primal pics is best, but not required. Don’t worry if you’re not a chiseled Adonis. This isn’t a “who’s the most ripped” contest. Whether you’ve […]

1 Feb

Finish Line: The 2016 Primal Blueprint 21-Day Challenge

I’m kinda sad to be saying this, but the 2016 Primal Blueprint 21-Day Challenge is officially over. Mine is a bittersweet sadness, though—the good kind you get after a great party or wedding. I’m not really broken up. After all, thousands of you guys participated in and finished the challenge, which means thousands of lives probably improved (and […]

28 Jan

Contest Results: What’s in Your Primal Kitchen?

First, I have to say that I loved seeing all the pictures submitted for our “What’s in Your Primal Kitchen?” contest. It’s always a pleasure to see the happy, healthy, glowing faces of Mark’s Daily Apple readers—not to mention the great looking food sprawled across their kitchens! Once again, many thanks to everyone who participated. The lucky […]

27 Jan

Contest Winner: Grokpose for $1,000

Earlier in the challenge, I asked people to pose like Grok for a chance to win a pretty epic prize. The rules were simple, but the ingenuity and thought put into every submission were far from it. So after much posing, primping, and staging, we have a winner… Congrats to @PaleoFam321X, who was randomly selected from the […]

26 Jan

Contest Poll: 2016 Primal Blueprint Recipe Videos

A couple weeks back I asked you to film and share your favorite Primal Blueprint recipes for a chance to win $1500 in gift certificates to US Wellness Meats. This particular contest has always been a 21-Day Challenge staple, but this year, I upped the ante by moving the contest over to Instagram, thus limiting […]

23 Jan

Cashew Turmeric Chicken Salad (Plus a Contest)

Cashew cream is a vegan obsession that can certainly have a place in a Primal kitchen. To make cashew cream, simply blend cashew nuts with water. A little bit of water makes thick, spreadable cream—and a lot of water turns cashew cream into cashew milk. Either way, the texture is smooth and creamy while the flavor is […]

22 Jan

Contest: Win a Better Breakfast

The Prize: A $200 Breakfast (and more) package from U.S. Wellness, comprising the following: Beef Minute Steaks, Beef Breakfast Italian, Sausage Sliders, Beef Breakfast Polish, Sausage Sliders, Beef Pemmican, Honey/Cherry Free Bar, Beef Tallow – small pail, Beef Sugar Free Bacon Slices, Beef Sugar Free Bacon Tips, Sugar Free Canadian Pork Bacon Slices, Sugar Free […]

21 Jan

Why Did We Evolve to Feel Compassion? (Plus a Contest)

With the U.S. celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, it felt like a good week to take up the question of compassion. In a week when we commemorate high human virtue (not to mention lend each other support during our biggest community endeavor of the year), what does it mean to offer compassion—and how […]

19 Jan

Contest: Prizes for Your Thoughts

The Prize: The Primal Blueprint Platinum Package, 5 Primal Blueprint Publishing books of your choosing, and a year’s subscription to the Primal Blueprint Meal Plan. The Platinum Package is the ultimate in supplementation and is what thousands of Primal enthusiasts and I take daily. It includes: Primal Master Formula, Primal Fuel, Primal Probiotics, Primal Omegas, […]

18 Jan

Contest: You Might Be Primal If…

The Prize: Bottle of Avocado Oil: More heat stable than olive oil and a wonderful alternative for those who don’t like the taste of coconut oil, PRIMAL KITCHEN™ Avocado Oil is perfect for searing, drizzling, sautéing, stir-frying and dressing. Use to make marinades, finish sauces, or even in lieu of butter for all your baking […]

15 Jan

Contest: Share Your Success Story

The Prize: A year’s supply of Primal Fuel. That’s 12 months of my ultimate, low-carb, high-fat, high-protein shake mix delivered right to your door! Primal Fuel serves as the perfect post-workout treat or meal replacement; curbing hunger with healthy fats, helping build and maintain muscle mass with 20 grams of whey-protein isolate, and improving digestion […]

14 Jan

Contest: What’s in Your Primal Kitchen?

Prize: The Holy Grail of PRIMAL KITCHEN™ Care Packages! 3 Bottles of Avocado Oil: More heat stable than olive oil and a wonderful alternative for those who don’t like the taste of coconut oil, PRIMAL KITCHEN™ Avocado Oil is perfect for searing, drizzling, sautéing, stir-frying and dressing. Use to make marinades, finish sauces, or even […]

13 Jan

Contest: Grokpose for $1000

The Prize: $1000 gift certificate to PrimalBlueprint.com. Want a year’s supply of Primal Fuel? Done. How about enough Primal Kitchen™ Mayo to fill up your bathtub? Done. Heck, You could even become a Primal Blueprint Certified Expert and have change leftover. Today’s winner gets a thousand big ones to spend like cash and get whatever […]

12 Jan

Contest: Ask Me a Question. Win Books and a Primal Essentials Kit.

The Prizes: What are three of your favorite Primal Blueprint Publishing titles? Want a copy of  The Primal Blueprint, the book that started it all? Or would you like to try out one of our newest releases, like Fruit Belly, Primal Prescription, or Primal Endurance? Perhaps you’re looking to expand your cookbook library… the choice […]

11 Jan

Contest: Make a Primal Blueprint Recipe Video

I announced this contest last week to give you a little extra time to work on it. And I’m publishing it again today just in case you missed it in last week’s post. Per annual tradition, once again it’s time to make some delicious Primal dishes. The Prize: US Wellness has long been a favorite […]

14 Jul

Take the 1000 Day Challenge!

First off: This isn’t the start of a new longer-term Primal Challenge. 1000 days would be fun, but I’m pretty sure we’d run out of ideas — and sponsors. Apologies to everyone out there chomping at the bit for a few years straight of new contests and prizes. You’d get sick of it yourself; trust me. […]

23 Jan

Contest: Bacon Bonanza

The Prize: A Bacon Bonanza prize package from U.S. Wellness which is comprised of all this bacony goodness: Sugar Free Beef Bacon Sugar Free Beef Bacon Tips Sugar Free Pork Bacon Sugar Free Pork Bacon Ends Canadian Bacon Slices Canadian Bacon Ends

20 Jan

Contest: Prizes for Your Thoughts

The Prize: Squatty Potty – You think Grok took a seat on a porcelain throne when nature called? Of course not! Toilets are modern inventions. Grok squatted, and so should you. Why? Well, squatting opens up the colon for fast and easy elimination, which is said to relieve constipation, straining issues, hemorrhoids, bloating and more. […]

19 Jan

Contest: You Might Be Primal If…

The Prize: Elite Primal Prize Package from Caveman Coffee – Caveman Coffee Co. was founded by former MMA Fighter, stuntman, and frequent Joe Rogan Podcast guest Tait Fletcher, along with former UFC fighter Keith Jardine, and Lacie Mackey. My Buddy Robb Wolf also serves on their Board of Directors as an adviser to sourcing some […]

16 Jan

Contest: Ask Me a Question. Win Fat.

The Prize: Fatworks Premium Fats – Fatworks big fat mission: to educate the mainstream population about the benefits of using REAL cooking oils like tallow, lard and duck fat while crafting these traditional fats the most natural way possible. For years fat has been slandered, beat up, picked on and falsely accused! But no longer, […]

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