Welcome to the Nom Nom Paleo monthly cooking challenge—a culinary adventure designed to get you excited to get in the kitchen!

A cartoon Michelle Tam is announcing the January 2024 cooking challenge.

Once a month, I’ll feature three recipes that you can choose from. Pick ONE of the recipes, cook it, take a photo of it, submit it, and you might win a prize! I bet you were gonna cook one of these recipes anyways!

Congrats to Evamarie B! We contacted her and sent the gift card.

How to participate!

Choose ONE of these recipes to cook:

A cartoon Michelle Tam is telling folks to cook one of the January cooking challenge recipes (Instant Pot Kalua Pig, Mojo Chicken or All-Purpose Stir-Fry Sauce) and take a picture of the dish.

Take a picture of the finished dish and email it!

Email the photo to cookingchallenge@nomnompaleo.com with the recipe name as the subject line by 11:59 pm PT on January 31, 2024!

Wait to see if you win!

We’ll pick one winner the following week, contact them via email, and send a $100 Amazon gift certificate to the winner!

Need more deets?

Visit the Nom Nom Paleo’s Cooking Challenge home page for full details and a list of FAQs.

Here are the Official Contest Rules.

A cartoon Michelle Tam in a red apron has a word bubble that says,"Good luck and happy cooking!"

About Michelle Tam

Hello! My name is Michelle Tam, and I love to eat. I think about food all the time. It borders on obsession. I’ve always loved the sights and smells of the kitchen. My mother was (and is) an excellent cook, and as a kid, I was her little shadow as she prepared supper each night. From her, I gained a deep, abiding love for magically transforming pantry items into mouth-watering family meals.

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  1. Love your books and all things nom nom paleo. I have been eating whole 30 and clean for 8 years. Your recipes spice up my life and are my comfort foods. I have so enjoyed learning new cooking methods, spices and wow what flavors. Who knew fish sauce would be one of my staples.