Since we released our favorite Paleo Pasta Recipes last week, I thought it only appropriate to follow up with this list of great Paleo Meatball Recipes as well! What stood out to me though, was that many of these recipes are not totally necessary as a pasta topper –they are amazing as a standalone dish, meaty starter, or take-away poppers for lunchtime or a snack on a long commute.
This easy recipe is fantastic as a snack, dessert, or appetizer.
I used to love blue cheese, and dates filled with blue cheese are amazing. Since going off dairy, I’ve been using cashew cream instead. If you’re not familiar with cashew cream, it’s really easy to make and almost tastes like a very mild soft cheese.
Whether it’s your go-to dip, a frequent side salad, or something that you only eat at your nearest Mexican cantina, guacamole can be considered a food of the gods – Aztec gods, to be exact! You can smash it, mash it, process it, or give it the old mortar and pestle treatment. Health benefits galore so there’s no reason to feel guilty when you can’t help but go back for more.
The following are recipes that we have collected so you can discover new twists and old classics. Here are the 30 best Paleo Guacamole recipes! (Also check out our Wholly Guacamole giveaway, running until this Saturday, October 25 at midnight!)
If you haven’t yet heard of Paleo zucchini bread, you may be living under a rock (or in a cave – Paleo pun intended). Zucchini is the perfect addition to Paleo bread that makes it softer, moister, and increases the healthy factor.
And don’t be discouraged if you don’t like the flavor of zucchinis; it blends in perfectly and enhances the other flavors and ingredients, giving the texture a boost in the process. So try one (or all 20) of these amazing Paleo zucchini bread recipes now!!
I got a Thermomix over a year ago as a wedding gift from some family in Vancouver, and I’ve only just opened the box to use it!
Quite a few readers have emailed me about recipes using the Thermomix as well (if you are in the US, then you probably haven’t come across the Thermomix so read below to find out about it, but it’s become very popular in Australia, Germany, Canada, and Taiwan among other places).
I’ve got quite a lot of kitchen equipment, and so I wasn’t sure what the Thermomix would add. I was quite wrong apparently, and I found it fantastic to use to make soups (although if you have a Vitamix or Blendtec, then those work just as well for this purpose). The blender is very powerful and making soups and mash is easy with this.
I picked up a variety of mini and baby vegetables from Costco the other day – baby squash, mini peppers and little tomatoes. They turned out to be fantastic when roasted in the oven with olive oil and salt. They taste great right out of the oven or even cold.
If finding these mini/baby vegetables is tough, you can just use regular Italian squash and regular bell peppers chopped into chunks.
Then just before serving, I like to sprinkle some freshly chopped basil leaves on top for extra flavor.
It’s been really chilly in Scotland over the past few days (supposedly this is pretty typical for Scottish summers!), and so I thought some nice warm soup would be perfect.
Liver is a really nutritious Paleo food, and pate is a great way to get more liver into your diet – it’s flavorful and easy to make. It’s great for spreading onto some Paleo crackers (recipe also in Simone’s book!), or if you’re too lazy to make Paleo crackers (like me), you can just eat it straight! It’s also very filling.
I’m here in the beautiful city of Edinburgh, and salmon is one of the popular local foods here. While I struggled to find smoked salmon in the US, it’s really easy to get it in the throughout UK, and it’s delicious.
If you haven’t ever had smoked salmon before, it’s basically something you eat straight out of the packaging (no need to cook). It tastes like salmon but with a salty, smoky flavor, and its texture is that of raw fish (a bit drier than sashimi-grade). When you buy it, it’s often already sliced into thin slices (thinner than sashimi salmon).
As a child, I was initially terrified of eating smoked salmon (I was terrified of eating anything “raw”), and it took my quite a while before I started to enjoy smoked salmon. Now, I love it!
I love visiting Asian supermarkets, because you get to see so many great fruits, vegetables, meats, and seafoods!
In Vancouver, there’s a ton of Asian supermarkets and a ton of seafood, so sashimi seemed like a great option to pick up at my local H-Mart. Since you don’t have to cook anything, this paleo sashimi salad with kale and mangos is super fast to make. It’s fantastic as an appetizer or a quick lunch.
This is a great tuna salad for when you don’t have any Paleo mayo handy! This Paleo Italian tuna salad recipe uses olive oil instead of mayo to make the tuna moist and tasty.
I was really impressed by the Paleo buffalo wings I ordered as an appetizer at Corner Table in Houston, and so here’s my own Paleo buffalo wings recipe!
I opted for a baked recipe since they’re easier (just place on a baking tray and dump into the oven!).