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The 215 Most Popular Free Paleo Recipes – Essential Recipes For Every Paleo Eater

Louise Hendon | April 23
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We got to thinking recently… there sure are a lot of amazing Paleo recipes out there, but all the cookbooks are from just one amazing Paleo cook or chef. So why don’t we create a free online cookbook so that you have free access to all of these amazing recipes!

So, we’ve taken the best recipes and compiled them as an easy-to-use list here for you to access anytime anywhere! You’re covered from breakfast to lunch to dinner and snacks. We’ve even designed it in a cookbook style with a table of contents at the beginning as well.

All these Paleo recipes are naturally gluten-free since the Paleo diet omits grains like wheat. And in contrast to Primal recipes, this list here only contains dairy-free recipes.

Looking for AIP (autoimmune protocol) recipes instead? Then check out this list of our AIP recipes here.

Looking for Ketogenic diet (keto) recipes instead? Then check out this list of keto recipes here.

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Table Of Contents – The Best Paleo Recipes

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The Best Paleo Breakfast Recipes

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Paleo breakfasts can be tough…no one wants to eat eggs and bacon for every single morning! So the following Paleo recipes feature lots of egg-free options. But don’t worry we’ve got egg and bacon recipes too!

Paleo Granola

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Ingredients: pumpkin seeds, unsweetened shredded coconut, sliced almonds, chopped pecans, dates, coconut oil, cinnamon, vanilla.

Like a lot of granola dishes, this is a satisfying way to start your day, but without that annoying added sugar! The addition of the cinnamon gives this breakfast that warming feeling to keep you going till lunch.


Chocolate!! Avocado Paleo Smoothie

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Ingredients: avocado, frozen bananas, frozen berries, unsweetened cocoa powder, almond or coconut milk.

Imagine being allowed chocolate at breakfast? This is a lovely smoothie with the natural sweetness of banana, the zingy freshness of the berries, and the smooth texture of avocado.

Bacon Wrapped Eggs With Sweet Potato Hash

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Ingredients: bacon, eggs, sweet potato, onion, olive oil, salt and pepper.

This dish is so easy to prepare, yet provides you with a satisfying start to your day. Everyone knows about bacon and eggs for breakfast, but try them with the sweet potato hash – it is delicious!

2-Ingredient Pancake

paleo 2-ingredient pancake recipe

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Ingredients: banana, egg.

This is one of the most popular Paleo recipes as it combines simplicity with deliciousness and everyone’s love for pancakes. As these pancakes are both nut-free and grain-free, they are ideal for people whose system needs a gentler approach to breakfast. The banana is a great source of magnesium and tastes great.

Guacamole Topped Scrambled Eggs

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Ingredients: guacamole, eggs, coconut oil.

This is a quick and easy breakfast to make, ideal for those of you who are short on time in the morning. The combination of guacamole and eggs may be a little unusual, but give it a try – you will be surprised just how tasty it is!

Crispy Pulled Pork and Caramelized Apples Pancake Stack

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Ingredients: unsweetened applesauce, eggs, unsweetened apple juice, coconut flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, salt, coconut oil, leftover pork, apple, maple syrup.

A classic combination of pork and apple gives you a satisfying breakfast. You can use your favorite apple or why not try Gala or Braeburn as an alternative? The addition of the maple syrup adds a wonderful natural sweetness.

Perfect Breakfast Sausage

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Ingredients: ground pork, sea salt, black pepper, dried sage, dried thyme, dried ginger, water, coconut oil.

An ideal choice of meat would be pork which goes so well with sage, but just use the one you prefer. Adding the blueberries, which are full of antioxidants, will help give you that boost in the morning!

Breakfast Sausage Scotch Eggs

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Ingredients: eggs, lean ground pork, homemade gingerbread spice mix (recipe included), salt and pepper, honey.

Scotch eggs have been a favorite for years and make an ideal healthy breakfast. The addition of the gingerbread spice goes so well and gives a deep warming feeling, especially in conjunction with the natural honey sweetness.

Paleo Microwave Bread

Paleo Microwave Grain-Free Bread (Gluten-free, Paleo) Recipe

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Ingredients: almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, salt, egg, ghee or coconut oil or butter.

Bread has been a breakfast staple for a long time. However bread can often cause us health problems because of gluten. This bread recipe is Paleo (as well as low carb, keto-friendly, and of course, gluten-free). And you can make this Paleo bread recipe in under 5 minutes. It’s perfect for toast! Spread some ghee on it for a wonderfully satisfying Paleo breakfast. It’s one of the most loved of all our Paleo recipes.

Blueberry Banana Pancakes

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Ingredients: egg whites, banana, blueberries, almond butter, cinnamon.

We have long enjoyed pancakes for breakfast, but they often had added sugar and were not a healthy alternative, but try these ones and you will change your mind! The blueberries add an explosion of taste and the fruit provides all the natural sweetness you will need!

Breakfast Meatballs

Paleo breakfast meatballs recipe

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Ingredients: ground pork, ground chicken, sweet potato, bacon, herbs, salt, pepper, mushrooms.

These meatballs make an ideal breakfast alternative as they are so versatile. You can use pork, chicken, turkey or any combination you like. Use your own favorite fresh herbs to add that special zing to the meal!

Raw Coconut Cranberry Cashew Fig Bars

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Ingredients: figs, unsweetened shredded coconut, dried cranberries, raw unsalted cashews, salt, honey, coconut oil, cinnamon.

These are a typical fruit and nut combination, ideal if you don’t have much time in the morning. They are chewy and crunchy with the delicious addition of cranberries which we all know provide wonderful taste and health benefits.

Blueberry Carrot Cake Parfait

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Ingredients: carrots, almond butter, eggs, raw honey, protein powder, cinnamon, baking powder, salt, coconut milk, vanilla extract, blueberries, maple syrup.

These parfaits are served in small jars and look and taste so indulgent! Packed full of protein and flavor, they are a perfect start to a busy day!

Paleo Breakfast Porridge Recipe

Paleo Breakfast Porridge Recipe

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Ingredients: almonds, coconut cream, sweetener of choice, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves.

We all know that porridge has been used as a breakfast staple forever, but try this alternative! It is quick and easy to make and, with the cinnamon and cloves, provides a warming breakfast which is ideal on colder days.

Paleo McGriddles

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Ingredients: sausage, eggs, unsweetened vanilla almond milk, canned coconut milk, coconut nectar, maple syrup, coconut oil, carbonated water, vanilla, blanched almond flour, baking powder, salt, pepper, cinnamon.

The aroma from these McGriddles is so appetizing that you will want to eat them every day! The combination of bacon and maple syrup is a classic so enjoy this Paleo alternative!

Easy Almond Flour Waffles

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Ingredients: almond flour/meal, arrowroot powder, baking soda, salt, eggs, nondairy milk, maple syrup.

These waffles are so quick and easy to make – all in one bowl! They taste great and are gluten-free and grain-free, so they are ideal for anyone trying to avoid these ingredients.

Banana Bread Donuts

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Ingredients: banana, eggs, almond butter, butter or coconut oil), coconut flour, coconut sugar, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, vanilla, sea salt, chocolate spread.

When you look at these doughnuts the first word that springs to mind is decadent! They are naturally sweet and have a wonderful chocolate glaze which makes them look so appealing.

Chicken and Apple Sausages

Paleo Chicken and Apple Sausage Recipe

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Ingredients: chicken breasts, apple, fresh thyme leaves, fresh parsley, fresh oregano, garlic powder, salt and pepper, coconut oil.

A wonderful combination of chicken, apple and thyme, these sausages make a tasty alternative at breakfast time. They also have the added benefit of being freezable, so why not batch-cook and freeze for another time? Paleo recipes should be simple and delicious and this recipe is the perfect example of that.

English Muffins

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Ingredients: cashew butter, ghee or coconut oil, almond flour, salt, baking powder, unsweetened almond milk, eggs.

These muffins are gluten-free, low carb and so easy to make. A true healthy option, the hardest thing will be waiting for them to cool so you can slice and toast them!

Paleo “Oatmeal”

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Ingredients: coconut milk, coconut flour, shredded coconut, egg or banana.

This ‘oatmeal’ uses coconut instead of oats, giving a softer texture and cutting out the possible inflammatory action of oats on your system. Still a warming and wholesome option, this is an ideal breakfast for those chilly days.

Sausage and Sweet Potato Breakfast Casserole

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Ingredients: breakfast sausage, coconut oil, eggs, sweet potatoes, onion, garlic powder, nutmeg, salt, pepper, coconut milk, power greens (kale, spinach, arugula).

Never had a casserole for breakfast? This is definitely the hearty option. If you have not tried sweet potato before then this is a great way to introduce it. This dish is so healthy, full of taste and fortified with the sweet potato and greens.

Wicked Smoothie

paleo wicked hotel smoothie recipe

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Ingredients: frozen banana, almond milk, coconut milk, raw honey.

Such an easy and quick smoothie to prepare, you will really enjoy the taste! Smoothies are now becoming such a regular feature of everyday life, so why not enjoy this one first thing in the morning to give your body the wake-up call?

Breakfast Turkey Wrap

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Ingredients: turkey breast slices, romaine lettuce leaves, bacon, eggs, coconut oil.

It really is a great idea to use deli turkey as a wrap because it adds to the flavor and avoids any problems with gluten! These wraps take slightly longer to prepare, but as they hold the classic bacon and eggs, they are well worth the wait!

Paleo Breakfast Burrito

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Ingredients: coconut oil, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, ground beef or turkey, red onion, eggs, cilantro.

The combination of garlic and cumin make these Paleo burritos so tasty! You can choose to use beef or turkey, so they are a versatile option and a great way to use up left over meats.

The Best Paleo Appetizer Recipes

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Low Carb Mexican Chicken Soup

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Ingredients: chicken broth, cooked chicken, celery root, garlic powder, onion powder, ground cumin, green chilies, tomatillo salsa (salsa verde), habanero, scallions, cilantro.

We all know that a good homemade chicken soup can really give you that ‘feel good’ factor and this one is no different. It is warming, hearty and full of flavor. The chilis and habanero add a deep sense of heat, making this an ideal dish for a colder day.

Watermelon Gazpacho

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Ingredients: watermelon, watermelon rind, red onion, tomato, jalapeno pepper, basil, garlic, apple cider vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, fine sea salt, paprika, ground black peppercorns.

This is such an easy recipe to use, just blend all the ingredients together! Cold soup can be such a refreshing idea and the flavor can become even richer if you make it the day before and leave it in the fridge. The peppercorns give a subtle kick to this dish.

Asian-Glazed Pork Sides

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Ingredients: pork sides, coconut oil, sesame oil, coarse sea salt, coconut aminos, Paleo sweet chili sauce, bird’s eye chili peppers, ginger, coconut vinegar, green onions.

Many Paleo recipes are influenced by Asian cuisines because they use some amazing flavors. These pork sides look so appetizing that everyone will want to taste them. Sweet and sticky with a hint of chili heat, they make the perfect starter to a dinner party meal or a family get together. Even the younger members of the family will want to give these a try!

Tomato Basil Salad

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Ingredients: cherry or grape tomatoes, fresh basil leaves, olive oil, salt.

In this Paleo salad recipe we used cherry tomatoes, but feel free to experiment with some of the new varieties on the market today. Tomato and basil go together so well and the basil gives a wonderful taste and special fragrance to this dish.

Paleo Southwestern Red Pepper Soup

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Ingredients: red bell peppers, red onion, white button mushrooms, garlic, sweet potato, carrot, chicken stock, beef stock, coconut vinegar, ground cumin, fresh cilantro, green onions, coarse sea salt, black pepper, (optional) red pepper flakes, (optional) bacon strips or chicken.

The caramelized onion in this soup gives a hint of sweetness to an already delicious dish. You can add depth of flavor by adding the chicken or bacon but if you are vegetarian, simply omit these and use a good vegetable stock instead. If you like a bit of heat in this soup simply add more pepper flakes.

Baked Buffalo Chicken Wings

paleo buffalo chicken wings recipe

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Ingredients: chicken wings, coconut flour, cayenne pepper, black pepper, crushed red pepper flakes, paprika, garlic powder, salt, ghee, hot sauce.

Chicken wings are a favorite in just about every household, so why not try these paleo chicken wings? Once you coat the wings, place them back in the fridge for about 30 minutes to let the coating stick better. For an interesting twist, try using smoked paprika instead of the normal one – it adds an even better hit!

Asian Chicken Zoodle Salad

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Ingredients: chicken, zucchini, shredded cabbage, cucumber, cilantro, green onions, white vinegar or apple cider vinegar, avocado oil or olive oil, sesame oil, Sriracha sauce, sea salt, toasted sesame seeds.

The lack of traditional noodles in Paleo recipes often makes people feel deprived. But with options like zoodles, you still enjoy pasta…Paleo and naturally gluten-free style! This salad has the real flavor of sesame chicken, but with the advantage of being grain and gluten-free, so it is an ideal option if you have allergy problems or dietary needs. With the Sriracha sauce the chicken has an authentic flavor and packs a bit of a punch.

Lasagna Rolls (Vegan and Paleo)

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Ingredients: eggplant, zucchini, tomato sauce, cashew cheese (cashews, water, sea salt), ghee or coconut oil or sustainable palm oil, salt and pepper.

These rolls are delicious and make a perfect appetizer to a dinner party, especially if you have vegan guests. Sprinkling the zucchini and eggplant with salt helps to draw out the water, giving a better texture and allowing you to form rolls more easily. The tomato sauce adds extra flavor and is a great accompaniment.

Mango Salsa

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Ingredients: mangoes, tomatoes, bell pepper, cilantro, garlic, jalapeños, lime juice, lemon juice, salt.

The colors in this dish are so appealing! This salsa makes a perfect accompaniment to many meat dishes including burgers. The flavor of mango goes so well with citrus fruit such as lemon and lime and if you prefer not to have heat in your salsa, simply leave out the jalapeños.

Ginger Garlic Grilled Shrimp

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Ingredients: Tiger Prawns (15 count), salt, water, shallot, garlic, fresh ginger, avocado oil.

There is something special about enjoying large juicy shrimp – they always seem to taste a little decadent! The combination of ginger and garlic gives the shrimp a wonderful depth of flavor and serving this with a homemade cocktail sauce allows you to put your own stamp on this dish.

Paleo Artichoke Heart Salad Recipe

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Ingredients: avocado oil, white balsamic vinegar, coarse salt, coarse pepper, dried thyme, dried rosemary, dried basil, dried oregano, garlic, artichoke hearts, green olives, Kalamata olives, carrot, celery.

This salad only takes a few minutes to prepare but is ideal to serve with greens or on its own. The dressing is full of herbs making it full of flavor and this flavor improves if you can leave the salad to one side for a while. The olives and carrot add a lovely splash of color to this dish.

Paleo Coconut Seafood Soup Recipe

paleo coconut seafood soup recipe

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Ingredients: chicken stock, button mushrooms (or other mushrooms), kale, romaine lettuce, tilapia filets, shrimp/prawns, mussels, coconut cream, fish sauce, salt.

This is one of my favorite Paleo recipes. This is a warming, hearty and filling soup is ideal for a cold day. This is also a totally versatile recipe as you can substitute the veggies with others of your choice e.g. instead of button mushrooms, why not try shiitake instead? You can also use different seafood if you prefer, so if you are not keen on tilapia, just swap it out for another meaty fish.

Fish Ceviche

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Ingredients: cod (or halibut, red snapper, or another firm white fish), red onion, Serrano peppers, lime juice, lemon juice, sea salt, Sriracha hot chili sauce, cilantro, avocado.

Ceviche is an amazing concept where you marinade raw fish in citrus juice, usually lime, and it basically ‘cooks’ the fish without heat! This recipe works best with a firm fish such as cod or snapper, but any meaty fish works. The fish should be marinated for an hour then stirred around to ensure even coverage, and then marinated for 8 to 10 hours or preferably overnight and served in lettuce wraps.

Napa Cabbage Wrapped Shiitake Pork Rolls

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Ingredients: ground pork, shiitake mushroom caps, onion, garlic, carrot, napa cabbage, fresh or dry ginger, coconut aminos or tamari sauce, fish sauce, unrefined sea salt, ground black pepper, crushed red pepper, Thai sweet chili sauce.

These pork rolls are so simple to make and are totally delicious. To make the cabbage easier to use as a wrap simply steam the leaves for one minute, then drain in a colander or blot with kitchen paper. Once the rolls are ready, serve with a Thai sweet chili sauce and you have a magnificent appetizer.

Carrot Bacon Egg Muffins

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Ingredients: eggs, coconut cream, carrots, bacon bits, bacon fat for greasing.

An ideal recipe for an appetizer or even for breakfast, these egg muffins are full of flavor with the addition of the bacon bits. One different idea is to add grated zucchini with the carrot for an additional twist. If you have problems with egg muffins sticking to the tray, we suggest you try using a silicone muffin tray or unbleached muffin liners.

Mango Lime Chicken

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Ingredients: fat of choice, onion, chicken breast, mango chunks, lime juice, raisins, cumin, salt and pepper, cilantro.

Mango and lime is such an excellent combination that you are sure to enjoy this dish. It is an ideal way to use up leftover cooked chicken and it can be chopped or pulled into shreds if you prefer. If you are not too keen on cilantro then feel free to use another herb – basil tastes wonderful with mango!

Sweet Potato Bacon Bites

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Ingredients: sweet potato, bacon, cinnamon, coconut sugar.

This is a simple recipe to follow and the results are ideal for a starter or as a side dish. The cinnamon adds a depth of flavor to the sweet potato and makes a great combination with the bacon. This is an ideal dish for children and a good way to get them eating – and enjoying – sweet potato!

Raw Rainbow Roll

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Ingredients: tomato, avocado, cucumber, carrot, green cabbage, purple cabbage, sheets of nori (seaweed).

We don’t just eat with our mouth but also with our eyes, so if a dish looks good, it is more likely to taste good. The colors in these rainbow rolls are amazing! Don’t worry if you have never attempted to make sushi before or used nori to wrap this up. It is not difficult; it just takes a little bit of practice. Nori and other edible seaweeds are also remarkably high in protein.

Raw Garden Vegetable Soup

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Ingredients: cucumber, onion, fresh peppermint leaves, fresh parsley leaves, tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper.

This soup recipe must be one of the easiest and quickest ever. No need to chop a load of veggies; simply place them all in a blender then chill and serve. If you don’t like onions, or have an intolerance to them, just leave them out. This soup has such a great fresh taste as the cucumber goes so well with the peppermint.

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Paleo Coconut Tuna Fish Cakes

Coconut Tuna Fish Cakes (Gluten-Free, Paleo)

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Ingredients: tuna (or salmon), fresh basil, jalapeno, eggs, coconut flour, coconut flakes, olive oil, salt, coconut oil.

Fish cakes have been a popular dish for many years as they are delicious but not too heavy as an appetizer. Once prepared, they can be stored in the fridge for a few days. Also, if you prefer, you can use salmon instead of tuna, as they are both meaty fish. Serve with a tomato relish or a sweet chili dip or simply with a green salad. It’s perfect for a healthy Paleo lunch.

Indian Spiced Parsnip Curly Fries

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Ingredients: parsnips, curry powder, cayenne pepper, ginger powder, cinnamon, sea salt, olive oil.

These Paleo curly fries only take a few minutes to prepare, especially if you use a spiralizer. The earthy flavor of the parsnips is lightened with the use of the Indian spices, and the results are amazing! Also ideal as a side, this could be a great way to ‘hide’ vegetables so your kids will eat them too.

Rosemary Lime Salmon Skewers

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Ingredients: salmon, zucchini, red onion, orange pepper, limes, olive oil, rosemary, salt and pepper.

Salmon is a really versatile and nutritious protein to use in Paleo recipes. And this recipe is a lovely way to serve salmon and is so quick and easy to prepare. The red onion has a natural sweetness once it is grilled and rosemary works so well with fish. Just remember – if you are using wooden skewers it is best to soak them first to avoid burning them.

Grilled Peaches and Prosciutto Salad

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Ingredients: spring lettuce mix of your choice, peach, prosciutto, extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper.

The idea of peaches with ham just makes your mouth water! If you can find peach-flavored balsamic vinegar, this adds a special zing to the dish, but a good quality aged balsamic is perfectly fine. This is a light salad, ideal for summer and it can be tweaked to your own design by choosing your favorite salad leaves and maybe even trying it with white peaches instead of yellow.

Luigi Stuffed Mushrooms

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Ingredients: small portobello mushroom caps, red onion, carrots, celery stalks, ground meat, garlic, salt and pepper, dried (not ground) thyme, almond flour, eggs, fresh parsley.

Using Portobello mushrooms for this dish is ideal as they are meaty and so tasty. This dish uses ground meat and you can use your own favorites. If you or your guests do not like mushrooms then the stuffing mix can be formed into patties and cooked separately.

Super Easy Paleo Slow Cooker Taco Soup

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Ingredients: ground beef, carrots, red bell peppers, onions, garlic, fire-roasted diced tomatoes, taco seasoning.

This is a tasty and satisfying soup which is full of flavor. This is another recipe that is also so versatile – try using chicken instead of beef and changing the veggies. If you like heat, try adding some chipotle chili to spice things up.

Curried Chicken Salad

Paleo curried chicken salad recipe

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Ingredients: chicken breasts, onion, celery, cashews, raisins, mayo, curry powder, salt, lemon, coconut oil.

I’ve always loved curried chicken and so this is another one of my favorite Paleo recipes. This curried chicken can be served on its own or why not load it onto lettuce leaves, or wrap it in deli turkey? This recipe gives you mouthwatering creamy curried chicken to be enjoyed any time. As an alternative, you could also try using chopped dried apricot instead of raisins.

Crispy Bacon Avocado Devilled Eggs

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Ingredients: eggs, avocado, bacon, black pepper, cayenne pepper (optional), olive oil, lemon juice.

These eggs are so easy to prepare. They make a lovely appetizer to a dinner, or take them on a picnic. Bacon and eggs is such a classic combination that it is bound to taste good. If you like them spicy, just add a bit of cayenne pepper.

Stuffed Avocados with Cilantro Cream Sauce

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Ingredients: chicken tenders, avocados, extra virgin olive oil, chicken broth, garlic, full-fat coconut milk, cumin, chili powder, kosher salt, black pepper, cilantro, lime juice.

A lovely, creamy dish which makes an elegant appetizer for a dinner party. The pulled chicken goes so well with the avocado. To make things a bit easier, pull the chicken apart while it is still warm. The chili powder adds a bit of heat but you can always use a stronger one if you prefer.

Sweet Potato Meatloaf Cups

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Ingredients: sweet potato, melted butter or ghee, salt, Italian sausage, red bell pepper, white onion, egg, tomato sauce, homemade pesto, basil leaves, salt.

These little cups look so tasty! They make an ideal appetizer which has a real depth of flavor with the addition of the Italian sausage. Serve them with the tomato sauce and enjoy the rich flavor of tomato and basil together.

Bacon Wrapped Dates Stuffed With Cashew Cheese

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Ingredients: pitted dates, bacon, raw cashews, coconut oil.

Bacon wrapped dates have traditionally been used as party food for a long time, but these are healthier and dairy-free because you use the cashew cheese instead of dairy cheese. When cooking these in the oven, try to use a baking tray with sides as the fat from the bacon tends to run out. Like a lot of other fruits cooked in an oven, the dates tend to be super-hot, so allow to cool slightly before serving.

The Best Paleo Entree Recipes

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Paleo Chicken Entree Recipes

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Bigger Better Butter Chicken

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Ingredients: chicken breasts, lemon juice, garlic, Himalayan salt, garam masala, ghee, onion, garlic, fresh ginger, ras el hanout, Ceylon cinnamon, chipotle powder, ground white pepper, canned crushed tomatoes, water, date paste, full fat coconut milk, sunflower seed butter (or toasted almond butter), mushrooms, fresh spinach.

Butter chicken is a classic Indian recipe, much loved by many for years. This recipe gives a healthier but very tasty alternative. If you can marinade the chicken overnight that is great as it lets the chicken be so tender and juicy, but even a couple of hours is enough. The addition of the mushrooms makes this a delicious and hearty dish with a deep heat and a lovely creamy sauce.

Sriracha Lime Chicken Skillet

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Ingredients: chicken thighs, salt and pepper, extra virgin olive oil, lime juice, onion, Sriracha, cilantro.

This dish is spicy and satisfying, yet it has a freshness brought on by using lime. Using just one pot, this is such an easy meal to cook. The chicken thighs are full of flavor and so much cheaper than using chicken breast, and the spices and lime give a real Thai inspiration.

Spicy Salsa Verde Chicken

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Ingredients: basil leaves, cilantro, parsley, jalapeno pepper, garlic, shallot, lime zest and juice, orange juice, salt and pepper, chicken breasts, extra virgin olive oil.

Another lovely chicken dish that gives you heat with the spices, yet freshness from the lime! And we all know how well chicken goes with basil – even the aroma of it is so appealing. This recipe calls for jalapeno peppers to be used, but if you are not so keen on the heat, simply swap this for your favorite milder chili.

Garlic Chicken Nuggets

Paleo Garlic chicken nuggets recipe

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Ingredients: chicken breasts, coconut flour, egg, garlic powder, salt, ghee (or coconut oil).

It’s surprisingly easy to turn your favorite recipes into Paleo recipes. Take this chicken nuggets recipe for example. Instead of the regular breading, you can use coconut flour and garlic powder instead for a gluten-free and grain-free dish. Even the thought of chicken nuggets can make your mouth water, especially when the coating has garlic in it! These are an ideal way to get the kids involved in healthier eating options. Serve with a homemade Paleo tomato ketchup and let the whole family enjoy!

One Skillet Mediterranean Chicken

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Ingredients: yellow onion, garlic, mushrooms, tomatoes, artichoke hearts, sun-dried tomatoes, Kalamata olives, pre-cooked chicken, fresh spinach, olive oil or ghee, balsamic vinegar, dried parsley, dried oregano, fresh basil, salt & pepper to taste.

With all the Mediterranean-style flavors and veggies, such as the kalamata olives, this easy dish is very appealing as it contains a variety of textures and colors. You can use any pre-cooked chicken you like, which makes this an ideal dish to use up leftovers. The balsamic vinegar will add a depth of flavor to this one pot meal and it so versatile – if you don’t like artichoke for example, just use a different vegetable!

Slow Cooker Jerk Chicken

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Ingredients: chicken drumsticks and wings, salt, paprika, cayenne pepper, onion powder, thyme, white pepper, garlic powder, black pepper.

Jerk seasoning is traditionally used in Jamaican cookery, and involves using a hot and spicy dry rub on the meat. This dish only takes ten minutes to prepare, and using the slow cooker makes it an ideal choice for the busy person – simply load it into the slow cooker and carry on with your day! If you don’t want this chicken to be so spicy, simply leave out the cayenne pepper and add a little more onion powder.

Chicken Shawarma with Tahini Sauce

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Ingredients: garlic, lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, curry powder, salt, ground pepper, turmeric powder, chicken breasts, tomato, romaine lettuce, tahini, water, lemon juice, garlic.

If you are grilling in the summer and maybe even having guests over, give this chicken a try. It cooks quite quickly and the combination of spices used to marinate it gives a special depth of flavor. If you can, leave the chicken to marinade overnight for the full flavor experience. The tahini sauce is smooth and creamy and gives the chance to try a slightly different flavor to the normal grill accompaniments like ketchup and mayo.

Rustic Pepper Chicken with Caramelized Onion

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Ingredients: boneless chicken, olive oil, onion, steak seasoning, freshly ground pepper, paprika, salt, ginger, garlic, celery stalks.

You can’t beat a super easy and quick meal like this one. With some delicious spices and chicken cubes and onion slices, you can cook up an amazing Paleo dinner in no time at all.

Paleo Chicken Pad Thai

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Ingredients: boneless chicken thighs, carrots, zucchini, coconut oil, garlic, onion, shallot, coconut aminos, almond butter, fish sauce, ginger, cashews, cilantro, salt.

By using the fish sauce, ginger and garlic in this chicken dish you can get the flavor of your favorite Pad Thai meal without any harmful ingredients. Even children can easily get used to veggie noodles instead of the traditional ones, and if you use carrots you will find they can add a natural sweetness to the dish which offsets the saltiness of the fish sauce very well.

Paleo Coconut Chicken Curry

Paleo Coconut Chicken Curry Recipe

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Ingredients: chicken breasts, ghee or coconut oil, coconut cream, chicken broth, carrots, celery, tomatoes, curry powder or garam masala, fresh ginger, cilantro, garlic, salt.

This is a fantastic curry because it is so quick and easy to make. If you can, use fresh ginger and this adds a more authentic warmth to the dish. Once you add garlic, make sure you stir it well as garlic can catch very easily. If you crave creamy curry sauces then it is a perfect idea to use the coconut cream as many authentic curry recipes have this background flavor.

Chicken and Eggplant Curry

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Ingredients: chicken thighs, ghee, onion, garlic, ginger, eggplant, red chilli, cumin, coriander, garam masala, turmeric, mustard seeds, chopped tomatoes, tomato paste, stock, coriander.

This is another flavorful Paleo chicken curry recipe – this time with eggplant. It’s the spices that make this recipe so don’t skimp on them. And serve the curry on a bed of cauliflower and zucchini rice for a full Paleo meal.

Vietnamese Caramel Chicken

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Ingredients: skinless/boneless chicken thighs, coconut oil, honey/maple syrup, fish sauce (optional), apple cider vinegar, garlic, fresh ginger, coconut aminos, raw cashews, green onions, salt and pepper.

This recipe gives a wonderfully sweet and sticky dish that the whole family can enjoy, as any heat comes from the addition of the fresh ginger. The fish sauce gives a lovely contrast, adding in saltiness to the dish. Serve with greens of your choice, or with cauliflower rice which is a lighter option to normal rice and doesn’t give you that bloated feeling that rice can cause.

Garlicky Chicken Over Spaghetti Squash

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Ingredients: chicken breast, salt, pepper, olive oil, roma plum tomatoes, garlic, basil, olives, butter, spaghetti squash.

This dish looks as if it came straight from the Mediterranean! With all the associated color from the tomatoes and olives, this makes an ideal celebration dish or a welcome alternative for a dinner party. Don’t panic about the amount of garlic used in this because cooking garlic in the oven tends to make the garlic sweeter, not stronger in flavor. Spaghetti squash is an ideal substitute for pasta and looks great with this rich sauce.

Slow Cooker Bacon and Chicken

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Ingredients: chicken breasts, bacon, dried thyme, dried oregano, dried rosemary, olive oil, salt.

Chicken and bacon go so well together and using the slow cooker makes this such an easy dish to prepare, ideal if you have a busy day ahead. Just put the ingredients in the slow cooker and cook for 8 hours, then it only takes minutes to prepare a tasty meal. This recipe uses dried herbs which are ideal, but if you are not keen on this combination then just use a combination of your favorite herbs, such as dried parsley.

Roux-less Chicken & Sausage Gumbo

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Ingredients: tomatoes, okra, chicken thighs, smoked sausage, chicken stock, seasoning blend (onions, parsley, bell pepper, celery), black pepper, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, chili powder, paprika, dried oregano, smoked paprika (optional).

This gumbo has a real taste of the Deep South with the okra and tomatoes. Some smoked sausage is milder, so if you want to add to the overall smoky flavor of this rich dish, try using some smoked paprika as well. Ideal for a colder day, this gumbo is fulfilling and hearty and will certainly put a smile on your face!

Crispy Garlic Curry Chicken Drumsticks

Paleo crispy garlic chicken drumsticks recipe

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Ingredients: chicken drumsticks, salt, curry powder, garlic powder, coconut oil.

Curry and chicken together are such a classic combination. This is a perfect dish to share with others at a get-together or have for a meal at home. Children also love drumsticks and you can rest easy knowing that these are so healthy. To make sure the drumsticks are crispy, we advise you dry the raw chicken with a piece of kitchen roll before applying the coating.

Kung Pao Chicken

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Ingredients: coconut oil, onion, garlic, skinless/boneless chicken thighs or chicken breast, tamari soy sauce or coconut aminos, arrowroot powder, coconut palm sugar, crushed red pepper, fresh ginger, red bell pepper, snow peas, sliced almonds or another nut.

This is a lovely dish with different textures from the snow peas and bell peppers. If you can find boneless chicken thighs, these have a stronger flavor, but use chicken breast if you can’t find them. Be careful if you are using soy sauce – go for the gluten-free tamari soy sauce instead for a healthier, Paleo version.

Sage and Cinnamon Chicken

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Ingredients: chicken drumsticks, butter or ghee, sage, cinnamon, salt and pepper.

Adding cinnamon to a chicken dish gives it a true depth of flavor. As with other drumstick recipes, if you want them to go crispy, make sure you dry off the raw chicken with paper towel before adding the coating. Once cooked, cover with foil and allow to rest for a few minutes helps the chicken to be tender and juicy.

Mini Paleo Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches

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Ingredients: large eggs, almond butter or cashew butter, coconut oil, cream of tartar, baking soda, sesame seeds, egg white, chicken breast, bacon, onion, red and green peppers, hot sauce, salt and pepper.

Who says you can’t have sandwiches on the Paleo diet? The Paleo buns for these mini sandwiches are delicious when plain, but why not try adding some onion or garlic for a new twist? These buns are also suitable for freezing, so they are ideal if you want to cook them in larger batches. As these little sandwiches would be appealing to the younger members of the family, you might want to be careful how much hot sauce you use, although a lot of kids love it! This is definitely one of the most popular Paleo recipes on the list so why not give it a try?

Aromatic Grilled Chicken Thighs

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Ingredients: skin on chicken thigh, and bone-in, salt and pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, dried oregano, turmeric, chili powder, paprika.

Chicken thighs are fantastic to use as the protein in Paleo recipes. These chicken thighs are so quick and easy to prepare as they use a dry rub for the main flavoring. The spices used in this recipe give you the aromas and tastes that make these a sound favorite. Cook the thighs bone-side down for the duration and then turn them over, but be careful that the spices do not burn!

Chicken Broccoli Casserole

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Ingredients: coconut oil, broccoli, white onion, salt and pepper, shredded cooked chicken, mushrooms, chicken bone broth, coconut milk, eggs, nutmeg.

This recipe gives you a hearty, filling and warming casserole, full of flavor. It is a versatile dish as you can use any leftover cooked chicken. Try not to boil the broccoli for too long – remember you are going to cook it again in the oven. If you enjoy this meal, one idea for a little twist is to stir in a spoonful of curry powder before putting the dish in the oven to add just a little touch of heat.

Paleo Beef Entree Recipes

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Paleo Bistek & Onions, A Puerto Rican Entrée

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Ingredients: beef cube steaks, white onions, pork lard, Paleo adobo seasoning, coconut vinegar, olive oil.

This is a really cheap and easy Puerto Rican inspired recipe. With just 6 ingredients, you can make this nutritious and delicious recipe.

Paleo Thai Beef Stir-fry, A One-Pot Meal

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Ingredients: coconut oil, butternut squash, garlic, bird’s eye chili peppers, boneless sirloin steaks, Paleo adobo seasoning, shallots, coconut aminos, red curry paste, chili oil, chicken stock, coconut vinegar, fresh Thai basil, fresh mint, baby kale.

I love easy recipes, and one-pot meals are some of the easiest. Plus you don’t have to waste time doing the washing up with this delicious beef stir-fry.

Steak Salad With Pan-Fried Peaches

Paleo Steak Salad With Pan-Fried Peaches

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Ingredients: baby kale, peaches, filet mignon beef steaks (or other steaks), ghee or coconut oil, salt and pepper, olive oil, balsamic vinegar.

Salads are another easy and nutritious Paleo meal, and this salad is loaded with even more nutrients if you use grass-fed beef. Cook the steak to your liking and then pan-fry some peaches in coconut oil for a wonderful sweet complement to your meat.

Lomo Saltado (Beef and Tomato Stirfry)

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Ingredients: beef, thinly sliced, tomatoes, cilantro, tamari soy sauce or coconut aminos, salt, coconut oil.

Lomo saltado is a traditional Peruvian recipe injected with Chinese flavors. If you’ve never had it, then you’re in for a treat. Just make sure to use gluten-free tamari soy sauce – you’re still get that soy sauce taste but without all the problematic gluten that’s loaded into regular soy sauce.

Beef Short Ribs with Paleo BBQ Sauce

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Ingredients: beef short ribs, olive oil, raw honey, grade B maple syrup, coconut flour, sea salt, turmeric, paprika, chili powder, garlic powder, black pepper, onion.

Beef short ribs taste amazing when they’re cooked right – the meat falls off the bone and soaks up all the flavors. And if you make your own Paleo BBQ sauce to go with it, then it’ll taste even better.

Ground Beef & Cabbage

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Ingredients: ground beef, onion, garlic, cabbage, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, red pepper flakes, dried oregano, dried thyme, salt and pepper.

This is another easy Paleo beef recipe. So if you have any ground beef (which is a cheap meat to buy) and cabbage, then give this recipe a try. You can even change up the spices to find new combinations that you enjoy.

Beef Bourguignon

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Ingredients: beef stew meat, carrots, green beans, bacon, broth, unflavored gelatin, cumin powder, dried onion flakes, turmeric, garlic powder, ginger powder, red wine, salt and pepper.

This recipe in our roundup of Paleo recipes is based on the traditional hearty French beef stew. It’s fantastic for winter evenings when you want a bowl of steaming hot stew to warm your hands and your stomach. While alcohol is generally not considered Paleo, you won’t actually eat much of it as it cooks off in the stew leaving just the faint delicious flavors.

Paleo Shepherd’s Pie

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Ingredients: cauliflower, ground beef, onion, garlic, zucchini, carrot, chili powder, salt.

If you’re missing shepherd’s pie on a Paleo diet, then look no further. Instead of the traditional potato mash on top, this recipe uses cauliflower to create a dish that’s similar in taste and look.

Beef Wellington (Paleo, Gluten-Free, Grain-Free)

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Ingredients: almond flour, chia flour, egg, ghee, baking soda, salt, button mushroom, onions, garlic salt, olive oil, filet mignon, slices of prosciutto, yellow mustard.

Beef wellington is a traditional British dish consisting of steak wrapped up in a flaky pastry. This recipe is a Paleo version of that traditional dish. The pastry is made using a combination of almond and chia flour. While it’s not a flaky and light as the traditional version, it’s a great approximation that will satisfy your appetite.

Marinated Grilled Flank Steak

Paleo Marinated Grilled Tender Flank Steak Recipe

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Ingredients: flank steak, olive oil, coconut aminos, apple cider vinegar, lemon, mustard, garlic, ginger, paprika, onion, salt, dried thyme, chili powder.

If you’re looking for a reason to fire up the grill, then this is it. Just marinate the steak for a few hours to make it more tender and flavorful and then grill it to your liking. Add some vegetables like asparagus and peppers to the grill as well for a complete meal.

Tex-Mex Dinner Hash

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Ingredients: ground beef, sweet potato, red bell peppers, lard (or bacon drippings, tallow or duck fat), yellow onion, garlic, ground cumin, ground coriander, sea salt and black pepper, green onions, cilantro.

Paleo meals can be really simple as this recipe demonstrates. And if you like things spicy, then add in some hot sauce.

Pot Roast with Balsamic Onion Gravy

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Ingredients: chuck roast, kosher or sea salt, freshly ground black pepper, coconut oil (or other oil for high-heat cooking, olive oil, sweet onion, shallot, garlic, tomato paste, balsamic vinegar, beef broth, bay leaves.

Make a large batch of this Paleo pot roast and you can eat it several days. Roll up the meat in lettuce leaves, serve on top of cauliflower rice, or with some of the Paleo side dishes we have below. You might find this pot roast recipe becomes one of your favorites.

Simple Stuffed Eggplant with Ground Beef

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Ingredients: eggplant, onion, ground beef, garlic, zucchini, Italian tomato & basil sauce, extra virgin olive oil, sea salt, pepper, oregano, sage, thyme.

This recipe is full of Italian flavors – from the garlic, basil, tomatoes, and olive oil. Enjoy anytime for an easy and delicious Paleo meal.

Sloppy Joes

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Ingredients: ground beef, onion, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, fresh basil leaves, garlic, coconut oil, salt.

Enjoy this hearty Paleo dish with some parsnip fries or cauliflower mash. It’s cheap and easy to make and will quickly become a family favorite.

Grilled Tri-Tip with Green Garlic Salsa Verde

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Ingredients: garlic, fresh rosemary, lemon zest and juice, olive oil, beef tri-tip roast, kosher salt, freshly ground black pepper, fresh parsley, capers, green garlic bulbs, red pepper flakes.

BBQ recipes are some of the easiest Paleo recipes – you just fire up the grill and put your marinated meat on. Then enjoy the good weather and your meat sizzling on the grill. So next time you see a tri-tip roast at your butcher’s, give this recipe a try.

Osso Buco with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Capers (Served With Cauliflower Puree)

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Ingredients: beef shanks, sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, ghee or tallow, anchovies, garlic, tomato paste, carrots, celery stalks, yellow onion, Italian herbs, smoked paprika, lemon juice, homemade stock (beef, chicken, or pork), Roma tomatoes, bay leaves, dried tomatoes, capers, basil leaves, cauliflower.

Osso buco means “bone with a hole” in Italian and refers to the cross-cut veal shank. The traditional dish is a stew with vegetables and tomatoes. This version uses beef shanks which are easier to find and lots of traditional Italian flavors for an authentic taste.

Chili and Guacamole Topped Parsnip Fries

Paleo Chili and Guacamole Topped Parsnip Fries Recipe

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Ingredients: parsnips, salt, olive oil, tomato sauce or diced tomatoes, ground beef, coconut oil, garlic, onion, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper, guacamole.

One of the fun things about cooking your own Paleo meals is that you can combine new flavors and try new foods. Parsnip fries is one of them. If you’ve never had them before, then you’re in for a treat. Add some easy guacamole and chili on top for a fun and really satisfying meal.

Pastelón (Puerto Rican Lasagna with Plantains)

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Ingredients: coconut oil, sweet onion, red bell pepper, garlic, ground beef, sea salt, freshly ground black pepper, dried oregano, cumin, coriander, smoked paprika, crushed red pepper flakes, bay leaves, homemade stock, tomato paste, cilantro, raisins, olives, ripe plantains, eggs.

Imagine flavorful lasagna but instead of sheets of wheat noodles, they’re sliced plantains… That’s what you’ll get with this recipe. Every mouthful is a delicious burst of flavor.

Slow Cooker Ropa Vieja

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Ingredients: flank steak, coconut oil, olive oil, white wine vinegar, salt, cilantro, parsley, garlic, tomato paste, peppers, onion flakes, garlic powder, oregano, cumin powder.

Ropa vieja is a really delicious pulled beef recipe. And this Paleo recipe makes it simple – you just add the ingredients into the slow cooker and then come back to an amazing smelling house and yummy dinner.

Stir Fry with Magic Sauce and Mashed Cauliflower

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Ingredients: coconut aminos, dry sherry, water, honey, white wine vinegar, ginger, lemon zest, coconut oil, beef, broccoli, pineapple, cauliflower, garlic, ghee or extra virgin olive oil, sea salt, black pepper.

What’s the magic sauce? Ah, that’s the secret – this amazing sauce made from coconut aminos and dry sherry goes really well with the beef. And if you’re bold, why not add in some other vegetables too like mushrooms or even bamboo!

Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff

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Ingredients: beef stew meat, salt, pepper, garlic powder, paprika, thyme, onion powder, sliced mushrooms, onion, coconut cream, red wine vinegar.

This slow cooker beef stroganoff recipe recreates the creamy hearty taste of beef stroganoff without the corn starch or the cream. Instead, you can make that amazing creamy flavor from just coconut cream.

Sweet & Spicy Slow Cooker Stew

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Ingredients: carrots, sweet bell peppers (a mixture of yellow, red and orange–no green), onion, garlic, ground beef, beef (use steak, roast, stew meat, etc), chipotles in adobo, canned crushed tomatoes, diced tomatoes, beef stock, Celtic sea salt, garlic powder, onion powder, ground coriander, cumin, Paleo-friendly fat of choice, avocados, cilantro.

This is another great crockpot recipe that you can make over and over again. Find a few of these recipes that you enjoy and then keep making them – they’re so easy that you’ll find following a Paleo lifestyle is actually a breeze.

Nose to Tail Slow Cooker Beef Rendang

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Ingredients: desiccated coconut, dried birds eye chillies, ground cumin, ground coriander, turmeric powder, salt, water, garlic, shallots, red chillies, coconut oil, kaffir lime leaves, lemongrass, coconut cream, cinnamon stick, tamarind paste, stevia liquid, beef cheek, oxtail, cilantro.

This recipe uses beef cheek and oxtail, but you can change up the meat if you have trouble finding those parts. Try just regular stew meat. But try to find the spices if you can as they’re what makes this dish so flavorful and spicy!

Paleo Pork Entree Recipes

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Paleo BBQ Oven-Baked Ribs

Easy BBQ Ribs (Paleo, Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

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Ingredients: pork spare ribs, BBQ sauce.

These ribs are best pre-cooked in an oven or grill, leaving them tender and so tasty that you will find any excuse to make them! You can serve them with salads or potatoes, or even just on their own for a finger-licking dish for an outdoor party!

Paleo Pork Chops with Rosemary & Thyme

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Ingredients: pork chops, coarse sea salt, black pepper, pork fat, chicken stock, thyme, rosemary.

Pork chops are a firm favorite with many as they are quick and easy to cook, yet very satisfying to eat! Searing these chops for a couple of minutes first helps to stop them drying out and seals all the goodness in. With the classic flavors of rosemary and thyme, you could also try this with lamb.

Paleo Pork Tocino

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Ingredients: onion, pork cutlets, coconut oil, beet, apple cider vinegar, honey, sea salt, black pepper.

This is a wonderfully sweet recipe, showing just how well pork and honey go together. This is a classic dish which is usually quite a vivid color, however don’t worry about it – the beet used here gives enough color to carry it off. Serve it with veggies, or with cauliflower rice if you prefer.

Mu Shu Pork

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Ingredients: pork tenderloin, eggs, napa cabbage leaves, shiitake mushrooms, sliced bamboo shoots, grated ginger, coconut aminos, apple cider vinegar, salt, coconut oil, scallions, lettuce leaves.

Mu Shu is a recipe with its roots in Northern China, and with a few tweaks it can be made easily with local-sourced ingredients. Like many stir-fries, it is bright and colorful and full of flavor and can be served on lettuce leaves, or simply placed in a bowl and enjoyed on its own. Because all the ingredients are thinly sliced, you will find it a quick and easy recipe, ideal for unexpected guests.

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Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with Apple Chutney Stuffing

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Ingredients: pork tenderloin, smoked bacon, sea salt, black pepper, garlic powder, olive oil, apples, rice vinegar, coconut palm sugar, yellow onion, cinnamon, ground ginger, red pepper flakes, nutmeg.

This dish is stunningly good-looking and will impress any guest! Pork and apple are perfect partners and the subtle flavor of the pork sets off the apple chutney’s heat and richness. Please remember that roasted fruit can hold its heat for longer than meat, so be careful not to burn your mouth! This is such an impressive dish that it would make a great main for a dinner party.

Andouille Sausage & Rice Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

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Ingredients: ghee or coconut oil, garlic, yellow onion, red bell pepper, chicken andouille sausages, cauliflower, chicken broth, fine sea salt, smoked paprika, chili powder, red pepper flakes, tomato paste, pork tenderloin.

The sausage and rice make a lovely stuffing for the pork, rich in flavors and giving the dish a fabulous color. Allow the pork to rest for ten minutes after cooking and this will let the meat relax and become more tender and juicy. Pork tenderloin may be slightly more expensive than other cuts, but there is absolutely no waste.

Slow Cooker Apple and Mustard Pork Belly

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Ingredients: pork belly, apples, Italian seasoning, salt, mustard.

Pork belly, especially when slow-cooked, is tender and delicious and can be really affordable. The mustard in this recipe gives the dish a bit of heat and adds a special boost to the flavor. For the apples, most varieties can be used so this is a good opportunity to buy local or seasonal fruits. For an extra lift to the flavor add a little more mustard when reheating the pork belly before serving.

Slow Cooker Chipotle Pork with Pineapple Coleslaw

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Ingredients: pork roast, chipotle chile powder, balsamic vinegar, chicken or beef stock, liquid smoke, avocado, cilantro, BBQ sauce, coleslaw (green cabbage, red cabbage, carrots), mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, fresh pineapple, sea salt and pepper.

The combination of the tender shredded pork and the freshness of the zingy pineapple is amazing! The pork is spicy, even spicier if you want to add more chili, and is set off well by the fruity coleslaw. This dish would be perfect served with toppings like cilantro or avocado slices, or why not try serving it in a large bowl in the middle of the table with lettuce leaves and allow the guests to make their own lettuce parcels?

Braised Country-Style BBQ Ribs

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Ingredients: black pepper, coconut palm sugar, paprika, kosher salt, chipotle chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, country-style ribs, barbecue sauce, apple juice, liquid smoke.

Using a barbecue rub on the meat is such a great way to prepare it as it means the dish is so versatile. If you don’t like certain ingredients, or want to spice it up a bit, then simply amend the rub recipe to suit your taste. With this recipe you end up with tender ribs in a delicious sauce, and if you have any rub left over, you can store it to be used at a later date.

Honey Sriracha Pork and Snow Peas

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Ingredients: oil, ground pork, garlic, red pepper, snow peas, soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, sriracha sauce, honey.

This dish is a great example of the combination of hot and sweet, which we all know is a favorite Asian-based flavor combo. The resulting meal is filled with color and taste and would make a wonderful dish for a chilly day, since it is warming and satisfying. You can serve this with steamed rice or cauliflower rice if you prefer, or if you can’t wait to try it just eat it on its own!

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Easy Crockpot Pulled Pork and Paleo Tacos

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Ingredients: pork shoulder (picnic, butt or the entire shoulder), onion, smoked paprika, ground cumin, sea salt, chili powder, garlic powder, dried oregano, allspice, cinnamon, black pepper, lemon juice, lime juice.

Using spices like cumin and cinnamon gives the pulled pork a slightly Asian flavor and it has a subtle heat from the chili, although this can be increased if you like it hot! Crockpots are so handy if you have a busy life – toss the ingredients in and let it do all the work. They also make pulled pork an easier option as the meat stays juicy and tender. If you don’t want to use tacos then lettuce leaves can be used instead, but the paleo tacos add a lovely texture.

Pork Chile Verde

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Ingredients: pork shoulder, pork butt or Boston butt, sea salt, ground cumin, ground coriander, black pepper, ghee, onion, Hatch green chiles, tomatillos, garlic, chicken broth, cilantro.

This recipe uses pork shoulder which can be cheaper than other cuts. And cooking it for a longer time transforms it into such a tender meat. Hatch chilies are quite mild, but obviously if you want to spice things up you can use your favorite ones. For a complete Paleo meal, serve this with cauliflower rice, or for a breakfast idea, heat the meat and sauce in a pan and drop a couple of eggs in and allow to cook.

90 Minute Kalua Pork

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Ingredients: pork shoulder, lard or bacon fat, salt (Hawaiian or sea salt), pineapple, fish sauce, liquid smoke, water.

Paleo recipes like this one make my mouth water! With its roots in Hawaiian cuisine, Kalua pork is a traditional dish of meat with fruit. It is not spicy at all, making it a main option for the whole family. If you can’t find fresh pineapple then canned is great, but make sure it is served in natural juice. This dish is prepared using a pressure cooker, but you could also prepare the meat in the oven, cooking it for a couple of hours.

TexMex Crockpot Carnitas

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Ingredients: pork (butt/shoulder works best), yellow onions, green chiles, garlic, diced tomatoes, cumin, onion powder, chili powder, garlic powder, salt, honey, lime juice, orange juice, barbecue sauce.

This is another recipe that shows off how well pork goes with fruit – in this case citrus, which can help in tenderizing the pork. The carnitas can also be served with a variety if toppings, such as slices of avocado, guacamole or a rich tomato salsa. If you are serving it with salsa, adding some shredded basil leaves as a garnish gives the whole dish a fragrant freshness.

Paleo Fish/Seafood Entree Recipes

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Fish and seafood are some of the most nutrient-dense foods. They’re filled with essential vitamins and minerals as well as healthy omega-3 fats. So make sure you prepare plenty of these Paleo recipes below.

Dijon Almond Crusted Tilapia

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Ingredients: tilapia filets, whole almonds, dijon mustard, smoked paprika, salt and pepper, coconut oil.

Tilapia is readily available everywhere and the price is very attractive too! However, the flavor is quite subtle and it can really do with a boost. So encasing it in this grain-free, crunchy and spiced crust makes it come to life! This is such a quick and easy dish to make that it is ideal for busy days. Simply garnish with parsley and serve with lemon wedges to squeeze over the fish to suit your taste.

Paleo Drunken Noodles With Shrimp

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Ingredients: spaghetti squash, olive oil, shrimp, coconut aminos, coconut sugar, fish sauce, lime juice, red chili flakes, garlic, Thai bird’s eye chillies, onion, carrots, green pepper, Thai basil or Thai Holy basil, salt and pepper.

Drunken noodles are traditionally found in Thai cuisine, although they typically use rice noodles. However, using squash gives the same sort of effect and is delicious in stir-fries. This dish should have the true heat of a Thai dish, but you can play around with the type of chili if you find it too hot for your taste. Although this is quite a light meal, the meatiness of the shrimp makes it so satisfying.

Popcorn Shrimp

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Ingredients: small shrimp, eggs, cajun seasoning, coconut flour, coconut oil.

Some Primal/Paleo recipes aren’t very kid-friendly. But this one is different. This is a perfect dish to prepare for the whole family; kids love the idea of popcorn anything, and this is a great way to encourage them to eat healthy without realizing it. The result is a bowl of crispy, spiced shrimp that are tender and juicy. Ideally you could serve this with a paleo ketchup, or if you have a favorite salsa recipe that would work well too.

Salmon Curry

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Ingredients: salmon filet, ginger, garlic, medium onion, roma tomatoes, chicken stock, lime, almond butter, fish sauce, coconut oil or ghee, paprika, turmeric, coriander, cumin, cinnamon, mustard powder, black pepper, red pepper flakes, salt.

You will be amazed at how quick this curry is to make as they normally have to cook for ages. Never tried a fish curry before? Then this recipe is for you! Salmon is perfect in this as it keeps its shape and cooks quickly, and cooking it in the sauce lets the flavors of both salmon and spices intermingle, making the curry even more delicious. This is a truly traditional recipe using Asian Indian influences in the spices.

Tuna Casserole

Paleo, Dairy-Free, Grain-Free Tuna Casserole Recipe

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Ingredients: cans of tuna, onion, peas, carrots, celery, sweet potato, coconut cream, eggs, coconut flour, paprika, shredded coconut, coconut oil, salt and pepper.

Tuna casseroles are not the most typical of Paleo recipes, but this is a really versatile recipe. You can swap the ingredients such as the veggies for whatever is in the fridge and the tuna for another fish or protein. The tuna is a meaty fish, making this casserole a satisfying option for dinner, especially if you are feeding someone who has problems with gluten or nuts. Sprinkling the shredded coconut on the top gives a bit of a crunch to the topping, but this could be omitted if you dislike coconut.

Thai Steamed Mussels

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Ingredients: dry white wine, shallots, garlic, bay leaves, Madras curry, mussels, butter (or ghee), fresh cilantro, fresh mint, fresh basil.

If you like seafood then this dish will become a must! This is a spicy, meaty dish that will be appreciated at a dinner party. The white wine helps to set off the flavor of the mussels well, and the madras powder gives this meal a great kick. The mussels are cooked when the shells are open, but please remember to throw away any that remain closed as they are bad.

Pan-Fried Flounder with Shrimp Étouffée

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Ingredients: paprika, dried thyme, garlic powder, onion powder, black pepper, kosher salt, dried oregano, ground allspice, cayenne pepper, ground cloves, ground nutmeg, ground cinnamon, bacon, ghee, shallots, celery stalk, green bell pepper, garlic, tomato, coconut flour, chicken broth, raw shrimp, coconut milk, Tabasco sauce, salt, handful fresh parsley, flounder filets.

Etouffee means smothered in French, meaning that the fish is smothered in a thick broth with vegetables. It even sounds appetizing! Patting the fish dry before adding the spice will help to stop the spices clogging and give you a more even finish. One tip with the etouffee is to taste often to allow you to adjust the spice levels to suit your personal palate. One suggestion is to serve this with cauliflower rice or a baked sweet potato. If you tolerate spice well, then load on the hot sauce and cayenne pepper for this Paleo recipe.

Ginger Soy Mahi Mahi with Grilled Pineapple Salsa

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Ingredients: honey, tamari or wheat-free soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, fresh ginger, garlic, olive oil, mahi mahi filets, pineapple, red bell pepper, jalapeno pepper, red onion, cilantro, lime juice.

The Asian flavors in this Paleo fish main make it taste as good as it looks! Ginger, soy and honey make a great base for a marinade for almost any fish or meat. Also grilling the pineapple before making the salsa gives a slight caramel flavor to the fruit, making it even more delicious. Remember that fresh ginger root can be stored in the freezer, then you just grate off what you need instead of throwing the rest away.

Paleo Lamb Entree Recipes

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Moroccan Lamb Tagine with Fennel and Dates with Le Crueset

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Ingredients: fennel bulb, olive oil, red onion, garlic cloves, lamb shoulder, ginger, cumin seed, coriander, cayenne pepper, sea salt, dates, water, cilantro.

A tagine is a traditional Moroccan cooking pot with a lid shaped so that all the juices and flavors stay in the pot and don’t evaporate. It also helps to keep the lamb tender as it cooks. Dates have been used in Moroccan cuisine for centuries and go well with lamb, adding a subtle sweetness and a depth of flavor. The fennel gives a slight aniseed flavor which helps give this dish its authentic taste.

Masala Chili with Kale & Kohlrabi

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Ingredients: ground lamb or beef, onions, garlic, kohlrabi bulbs, bunch kale, fresh ginger, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, stock of your choice, garam masala, ground cumin, ground coriander, turmeric, cayenne, black pepper, salt, cilantro.

This chili dish is rich and satisfying like most chili dishes, but with the addition of some Asian-influenced spices to increase the range of flavors. This dish freezes well, so is ideal for batch-cooking and saving for future use.

Mmmmm. Moroccan Meatballs

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Ingredients: ground lamb, coconut oil, onions, garlic, paprika, cumin, salt, ground black pepper, medium tomatoes, water, tomato paste, fresh parsley leaves, roasted pistachios.

Moroccan cuisine tends to use warm and aromatic spices like cumin and cinnamon, giving it a unique taste. If you make the meatballs as instructed they will cook evenly, so don’t be tempted to make them too big. The result is a wonderful tomato-based sauce with perfect lamb meatballs. If you don’t like or can’t tolerate nuts then you can serve this with a sprinkling of grated coconut instead. This is another must-try in this list of Paleo recipes.

Grilled Cumin Crusted Lamb Chops

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Ingredients: racks of lamb, cumin powder, paprika, chili powder, salt.

Again this is another recipe where you are in control of the strength of heat and seasoning, and you can also cook the chops to the extent that suits you, whether you prefer well-done or still pink in the middle. One of the best things about lamb chops is that you have a ready-made handle – the bone – so that makes these a great dish to serve for outdoor eating or as an addition for an evening with friends.

Paleo Vegetarian Entree Recipes

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It’s tough to find Paleo recipes that are vegetarian-friendly. While there are many side dishes are feature only vegetables, there are very few entrees that are completely vegetarian. So we’ve looked hard to create this list below. And if you want to be a Vegetarian Paleo eater, then check out our post about that here.

Navratan Korma (Vegetable Korma)

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Ingredients: cumin seeds, onion, garlic, ginger, thai bird chilies (or serrano pepper), tomato, salt, coriander powder, paprika, kashmiri chili powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, cardamom powder, water, ghee golden raisins, coconut milk, fenugreek leaves, cashews, cilantro.

If you crave a creamy curry then this one will suit down to the ground! It is both sweet and spicy, and packed with nutty and fruity flavors. Like most curry dishes, the vegetables can be exchanged for ones in season or that you have left over from another dish. To increase the sweetness and juiciness from the dried fruit, it is possible to soak them in hot water for ten minutes before adding to the dish.

Spicy Raw Thai Salad

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Ingredients: tamari, white wine vinegar, fresh ginger, olive oil, almond butter, hoisin sauce, toasted sesame oil, spicy chili oil, sriracha, sea salt, stevia (or honey), green onions, chives, red and orange bell peppers, kale, broccoli slaw, carrots, cilantro, edamame, Thai lime & chili cashews.

In a lot of households, salad is looked on as a summer dish, but with the spicy kick in this salad it will satisfy even in winter! One of the best things about salads like this is that because you slice everything, every mouthful is an explosion of flavors and textures, from crunchy to nutty. This recipe is designed to be vegetarian-friendly, but you could add meat like shrimp for a pescitarian.

Veggie Chow Mein

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Ingredients: coconut oil, onion, celery stalks, carrot, garlic, Tamari, liquid stevia (optional), spaghetti squash, sea salt.

One of the best ways to enjoy Chinese food that is healthy is to cook it yourself. That way you know exactly what is in it and you can experiment with flavors, textures and spicing. The squash ‘noodles’ make a fantastic base for most Chinese dishes, and can be used to help kids eat healthier too. This recipe provides you with a dish that tastes authentic and is full of flavor and texture.

Paleo Entree Recipes – Other

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Prosciutto Peach Pizza

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Ingredients: almond flour, tapioca flour, full fat coconut milk, fine sea salt, peach, fenugreek leaves, prosciutto, aged balsamic vinegar.

Just the look of this pizza makes your mouth water! With the thin slices of peach and the salty prosciutto, it makes a perfect dish for summer days or as an addition for a party. This pizza is also a great way to get the kids to eat healthy. The balsamic vinegar helps to offset the sweetness and gives a true depth of flavor. If you don’t have fenugreek then don’t panic – you can simply use your favorite herb instead.

Sausage and Butternut Squash Frittata

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Ingredients: duck fat (or fat of choice), sausage, onion, red pepper, butternut squash, eggs, mixed fresh herbs, sea salt and pepper.

Frittata is an ideal way to use up leftover sausage and veggies and can be served at any time of day – even for breakfast. You can use any sausage you have, but the more flavorful the better. This whole dish takes only a few minutes to prepare and cook, so it is a great start to a busy day, or a quick and easy dinner when you get home. Instead of the squash you could try sweet potato.

Bacon Cilantro Lime Burgers

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Ingredients: ground turkey, bacon, cilantro, jalapenos, white onion, green pepper, garlic, Southwest seasoning, lime juice, egg.

If you make your own burgers you will already know that bacon and turkey are perfect partners! Juicy and full of flavor, these make a great lunch to eat outside in the summer or to satisfy you on a chilly night. Bite-size ones can also be prepared as part of a buffet or as a snack for when you have friends round.

Meatloaf with Paleo Bread Crumbs

Paleo Meatloaf Recipe

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Ingredients: ground beef, ground pork, onion, egg, parsley, salt, Paleo bread (recipe included), almond milk, coconut milk, ketchup, coconut oil.

Meatloaf has been a family favorite for years, and this recipe allows you to use whatever ground meat you prefer, although the combination used here is delicious. Adding the breadcrumbs not only gives a lighter, less dense result, but also helps to make the meatloaf go a bit further. Either serve with paleo ketchup as shown here, or with a homemade tomato salsa for a tasty dish.

Cauliflower Pizza Crust with Sausage, Spinach, Tomatoes and Pesto

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Ingredients: cauliflower, almond flour, eggs, fresh basil, onion powder, garlic powder, garlic, walnuts, olive oil, lemon zest and juice, sea salt and fresh pepper, chicken sausage, red bell pepper, fresh spinach.

If you have never tried pizza for breakfast then you haven’t lived! Eggs, bacon and sausage are all breakfast ingredients so you can’t go wrong. The colors in this pizza are so vivid, especially with the addition of the basil and tomato. The base of this pizza does not really resemble any shop-bought pizza base, but lets you still enjoy pizza while watching how you eat.

Zucchini Noodles with Scallops & Bacon

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Ingredients: scallops, bacon, zucchini, garlic powder, green onions, lemon juice, sea salt, black pepper.

If you dry the scallops thoroughly before you cook them and make sure the pan is very hot, you avoid the risk of them turning to rubber before your eyes. Scallops have a subtle flavor that goes so well with pasta, or in this case, zucchini noodles. The salty bacon adds even more flavor as you are cooking the scallops in the bacon fat, allowing the flavors to mingle in the pan. Zucchini noodles are so easy to make with a spiralizer and can taste even better than pasta.

Chinese Cauliflower Fried Rice

Paleo Chinese Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe

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Ingredients: head of cauliflower, eggs, carrots and peas, tamari soy sauce or coconut aminos, coconut oil, salt.

This is another one of the most popular Paleo recipes. Fried rice is such a popular dish, but when you are eating Paleo, you have to avoid it. Why not give this one a try and see how easy it is to make yourself? One of the best ingredients in this recipe is the frozen vegetables. Already cut for you, frozen veg is prepared so quickly that it still retains all of its original goodness, and it also helps you cut down on waste as you only use what you need. The cauliflower has almost the same texture as rice and some people prefer it because it is not so filling.

Roasted Duck Breast with Orange-Ginger Dipping Sauce

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Ingredients: duck breasts, garlic powder, sea salt and pepper, chicken stock, onion, fresh ginger, orange rind, coconut aminos, honey.

Duck is traditionally served with a fruit-based sauce, for example plum or damson, but orange is probably the most common. The sweet orange helps to cut through the richness and fattiness of the meat, and gives a lovely zesty freshness to the dish. One of the biggest advantages of this dish is that you get to keep some of the wonderful duck fat to be used for other dishes!

Chorizo Stir Fry

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Ingredients: chorizo, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, onion, baby mushrooms, broccoli, sea salt, black pepper, lard.

Stir-fries are an amazing source of nutrition that is healthy, tasty and can be thrown together in a matter of minutes. That’s why they feature a lot in Paleo cooking. They are also a great way to use up leftover meats and vegetables, cutting down on your food waste. Chorizo is quite a strong sausage with a paprika-based flavor which releases a smoky oil and amazing color when it is cooked – a real example of Mediterranean flavor!

Mediterranean Turkey Burgers

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Ingredients: ground turkey breast, roasted red peppers, garlic, Kalamata olives, sun dried tomatoes, dried oregano, salt and pepper.

The true flavors of the Mediterranean come through in this Paleo dish, thanks to the olives and sun-dried tomatoes. Often turkey burgers can turn out quite dry, so if you are worried about this then you can add a little olive oil to the ground meat before cooking. These patties can be frozen so are ideal for batch-cooking, but it is easier if you layer them with greaseproof paper before freezing so they can be easily separated. This recipe also works in miniature for kids’ parties!

Paleo Spaghetti Squash Carbonara

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Ingredients: coconut milk, garlic salt, black pepper, spaghetti squash, sweet onion, bacon, nutritional yeast.

Carbonara is traditionally made using heavy cream and ham and served with gluten-laden pasta, but this one is a lighter, healthier option, but still with the flavors you are looking for. This recipe says it is an entrée, but you could just as easily serve it up for breakfast. If you crisp up the bacon you will also experience a range of different textures on your plate making for a much more satisfying meal.

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Shallot & Rosemary Roasted Butternut Squash

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Ingredients: butternut squash, shallots, coconut oil, dried rosemary, salt.

Rosemary goes so well with butternut squash. And roasting these will get all the flavors to come out. Enjoy for as a safe starch side dish to your Paleo meal.

Pan Seared Belgian Endives and Radicchio with Maple Pecan and Bacon Crumble

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Ingredients: smoked bacon, Belgian endives, radicchio, pure maple syrup, Himalayan salt, freshly ground black pepper, white wine vinegar, raw pecans.

Endives are typically eaten raw as a salad, but this recipe pan-sears the endives. And then they’re topped with maple pecan and crumbled bacon for a delicious flavor and crunch. This is definitely one of the Paleo recipes that will impress your dinner guests.

Oven Roasted Asparagus and Bell Pepper Salad

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Ingredients: fresh asparagus, sweet mini peppers, red onion, extra virgin olive oil, apple cider vinegar, Dijon mustard, Himalayan salt, black pepper, lemon zest, capers, fresh rosemary, fresh thyme, walnuts.

Roasted vegetables make the perfect side dish. And when you toss them with high quality olive oil, dijon mustard, fresh herbs, and Himalayan salt, you end up with an amazing Paleo side dish that’s bursting with fresh flavors.

Avocado Cucumber and Pistachio Salad

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Ingredients: English cucumber, radishes, radicchio, raw shelled pistachio, fresh parsley, fresh mint, fresh thyme, fresh basil leaves, extra-virgin olive oil, white balsamic vinegar, Himalayan salt, freshly cracked black pepper, avocados, lemon juice.

This Paleo recipe is light and easy to prepare. The pistachio adds a special touch by providing extra texture.

Easy Garlic Lemon Broccolini Saute

Paleo Lemon Garlic Broccolini Saute Recipe

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Ingredients: broccolini, garlic, lemon juice, garlic powder (optional), olive oil, salt.

One of the things I love about Paleo recipes is that they often use new and interesting ingredients I haven’t come across before. So if you haven’t had broccolini before, then give them a try! They’re like longer and lighter broccoli. When it’s sauteed with garlic and lemon juice, you’ll get a ton of flavor as well as a fresh crisp crunch to a nutritious vegetable.

Spicy Sriracha Roasted Broccoli

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Ingredients: broccoli, mayonnaise, Sriracha hot sauce, gluten-free soy sauce, lime juice.

Want some spiciness to your vegetables? Then check out this roasted broccoli Paleo recipe.

Cinnamon Ghee Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Butternut Squash

Paleo Cinnamon Ghee Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Butternut Squash Recipe (No added sugar)

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Ingredients: sweet potato, butternut squash, ghee, cinnamon.

Cinnamon and ghee go amazingly well with sweet potato and butternut squash. Enjoy this paleo side dish with some roast chicken for a great meal.

Paleo Sesame Orange Salad, A Picnic Side with Almonds

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Ingredients: orange juice, sesame oil, fresh ginger, garlic, lemongrass paste, Paleo sweet chili sauce, olive oil, carrots, cabbage, green onions, red onion, fresh cilantro, mango, orange, sliced almonds.

This side dish is a mix of juicy flavors. Enjoy the crunch of fresh carrots and cabbage with the citrus taste of orange.

Avocado Cucumber Ginger Salad Recipe [Paleo, Keto, AIP]

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Ingredients: cucumber, avocado, ginger, lemon juice, sesame oil or olive oil, salt, goji berries.

This is an easy Paleo side dish to make. Just dice up some cucumber and ripe avocado and grate some fresh ginger on top for an amazing zing.

Baba Ganoush

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Ingredients: eggplants, tahini, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, salt, cumin, red chili powder, fresh parsley, avocado oil.

Baba ganoush is a Middle Eastern dish made from cooked eggplants (aubergines). Check out this Paleo recipe for an original flavor.

Roasted Root Vegetables

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Ingredients: carrots, sweet potatoes, beets, garlic, fresh rosemary, fresh thyme, lard (or any cooking fat), salt and pepper.

This is an easy recipe for a roasted root vegetable side dish. Make sure to use fresh herbs for a better flavor.

Ginger and Garlic Bok Choy Stir-Fry

Paleo Chinese Ginger and Garlic Bok Choy Stir-Fry Recipe

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Ingredients: bok choy bunches, garlic, fresh ginger, salt, coconut oil.

Bok choy is a very popular Asian vegetable. You might have come across them in Chinese restaurants before. And give this Paleo recipe a try to enjoy Asian flavors at home.

Easy No-Mayo Coleslaw

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Ingredients: head of cabbage, carrots, onion, olive oil, raw honey, apple cider vinegar, garlic powder, salt.

If you don’t want to make your own Paleo mayo and don’t want to buy it, then you can still enjoy delicious coleslaw with this no-mayo coleslaw recipe.

Baked Carrot Fries

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Ingredients: carrots, olive oil, sea salt, pepper, garlic powder, thyme.

It can be hard giving up regular potato fries on a Paleo diet. But don’t worry, you can enjoy these carrot fries instead.

Vangi Bhath (Eggplant Rice)

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Ingredients: bay leaf, coriander seed, dry red chili, shredded coconut, cumin seed, cloves, cinnamon, caraway seed, white sesame seed, black peppercorns, avocado oil, mustard seed, cumin seed, cauliflower rice, eggplant, turmeric powder, cilantro, green chili, onion, tomato, curry leaves, raw cashews, shredded coconut.

This Indian-inspired dish is filled with fragrant flavors. Try to use as many of the spices as possible for an amazing experience.

Apple Pecan Brussels Sprouts

Paleo Apple Pecan Brussels Sprouts Recipe

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Ingredients: Brussels sprouts, apple, bacon, pecans, salt, bacon fat.

If you’re looking for a new way to enjoy Brussels sprouts during the holiday season, then look no further. This recipe is easy and quick to make and will wow your entire family.

Marinated Veggie Kabobs for the BBQ

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Ingredients: balsamic vinegar, olive oil, Italian seasoning, sea salt, sweet mini peppers, baby portobello mushrooms, zucchinis, onions.

Another easy way to prepare vegetables is on the BBQ. Marinate them first for an even better flavor.

Indian Spiced Roasted Cabbage Steaks

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Ingredients: green cabbage, olive oil, curry powder, ground cumin, garam masala, kosher salt, turmeric, cayenne pepper.

Slice up your cabbage and douse a ton of Indian spices on top. It makes a great Paleo side dish.

End of Summer Salad

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Ingredients: onion, celery stalk, avocado, tomato, cucumber, cooked sausages, lemon juice, olive oil, dried basil, garlic powder, salt and pepper.

Salads have always been one of my go-to Paleo recipes. Use up your vegetables with this simple salad. You can enjoy this dish as a side or as a main meal.

Parsley Baked Parsnip Fries

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Ingredients: parsnips, parsley, olive oil, salt and pepper.

This is another great option for Paleo fries. And they even look like regular fries. Enjoy these with some chili for a great meal.

Maple Glazed Carrots with Bacon

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Ingredients: carrots, balsamic vinegar, real maple syrup, nitrate-free bacon.

This simple side dish will delight your family – maple syrup and bacon go great with these carrots. So next time you’re cooking dinner, make this and show them just how delicious Paleo recipes can be.

Grapefruit Marinated Acorn Squash with Roasted Hazelnuts

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Ingredients: acorn squash, grapefruit juice, hazelnut oil, pure maple syrup, nutmeg, cayenne, sea salt, crushed hazelnut pieces.

Acorn squash is a fantastic vegetable to add to your Paleo diet. And the grapefruit adds an amazing zing to this dish.

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Easy Bacon Brussels Sprouts

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Ingredients: Brussels sprouts, bacon.

This recipe has just 2 ingredients, but it’s absolutely delicious. If you can, cook the Brussels sprouts in the bacon fat for even more flavor.

Coconut Sweet Potato Mash

Paleo Coconut Sweet Potato Mash Recipes

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Ingredients: sweet potatoes, coconut milk, ginger.

With just 3 ingredients you can create a dish that your entire family will love. Serve with some fish or a steak for a perfect Paleo diet meal.

Rainbow Chard with Hazelnuts

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Ingredients: rainbow chard, garlic, ghee, sea salt, nutmeg, black pepper, chopped hazelnuts.

Rainbow chard is a great vegetable to add to your Paleo diet. If you haven’t cooked it before, then check out this recipe for inspiration.

Green Beans And Apple Curry Stir-Fry

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Ingredients: green beans, apple, garlic, curry powder, salt, coconut oil.

You might be surprised by this combination of ingredients, but it is delicious! Give it a try and you might just find a new favorite.

Wild Mushroom & Parsnip Stuffing

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Ingredients: dried porcini mushrooms, water, ghee or coconut oil, parsnips, carrots, celery stalks, onion, crimini mushrooms, garlic, fresh sage, fresh thyme, balsamic vinegar, arrowroot powder.

For something fancy and a bit different, give this stuffed mushroom side dish a try.

The Best Paleo Dessert Recipes

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Flourless Chocolate Muffins

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Ingredients: pitted dates, avocado, almond or cashew butter, coconut milk, egg, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, apple cider vinegar, sea salt, baking soda, chocolate chips or cacao nibs.

These muffins look so delicious that they will make an excellent option to introducing the family to healthy eating! They are flourless, so ideal for people who eat gluten-free and Paleo, and they make wonderful snacks when friends drop in for coffee. The dates give richness to the flavor and the avocado helps to keep them moist. One tip is to use silicone muffin cases as they make it easier to remove the muffins.

Blueberry Coconut Ice Pop

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Ingredients: blueberries, coconut milk, raw honey, lemon juice, salt.

Blueberries are just packed with flavor, making these ice pops a great choice for a sunny day or as a light and refreshing snack. If you prefer a bit more texture in your snacks, try adding in a small amount of shredded coconut. Ice pop molds are available in different sizes which means you can scale these ice pops down if you are serving them to children, and ice pops help increase their intake of fruit without them noticing!

Quick Coconut & Chia Seed Pudding

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Ingredients: shredded coconut, chia seeds, full fat coconut milk, coconut water, pure vanilla extract, Himalayan salt, fresh raspberries.

Chia seed puddings are one of the easiest Paleo recipes to make and you can enjoy them for dessert or breakfast or as a snack. Once the chia seeds have expanded, you are left with a creamy, tasty pudding which can benefit from the addition of fresh berries or other fruit such as pineapple. If you don’t have coconut water then you can use fresh apple or orange juice instead.

Birthday Chocolate Cake

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Ingredients: almond flour, pure whey protein powder, baking powder, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt, coconut oil, eggs, vanilla extract, raw honey, almond milk, coconut milk, chocolate chips, coconut flakes.

At last, a birthday cake suitable for people who do not want to go down the shop-bought, sugar-stuffed route! This chocolate cake is quite easy to make, although the frosting is temperature-sensitive, but just follow the recipe and you will have a fantastic cake. You can decorate the cake with anything you like – we used strawberries here, but you could use any fruit, or sprinkle on some shredded coconut. Lining the cake tins with parchment makes them easy to lift out to cool and stops them sticking so it is worth the effort.

Raw Carrot Cake

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Ingredients: raisins, walnuts, carrots, unsweetened shredded coconut, coconut oil, maple syrup, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, coconut manna, lemon juice, non-dairy milk of your choice.

This is such a versatile recipe, as you can use whatever dried fruit and whatever amounts you like. If you decide to use raisins, then one tip is to soak them in some tea beforehand, as this makes them swell up and take on a wonderful flavor. You can also use this mixture to make one complete cake instead of individual ones. The frosting can be piped to make them even more attractive, or simply spread it on with a spatula or palette knife.

Apple Pie

paleo apple pie recipe

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Ingredients: almond flour, chia flour, egg, coconut oil, vanilla extract, baking soda, salt, apples, raw honey, coconut flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves.

Traditionally a favorite with many families, this lattice-topped pie would look good on any table! The filling is spiced and juicy and the sweetness can be altered by using different varieties of apple. Granny Smiths are commonly used but can be a little tart, so try Gala or a sweeter variety of your choice. You will find the pastry is quite easily ripped, so place it between two sheets of parchment when rolling it out – this also helps when placing the pastry in the pie dish.

Paleo Lemon Macaroons

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Ingredients: egg whites, maple syrup, kosher salt, vanilla extract, lemon zest and juice, coconut flakes, dark chocolate chips, coconut oil.

This Paleo recipe is quite quick to make, but the results are amazing! Sweet and sticky with a real lemon kick, these little treats make an ideal way to brighten up a tea party. You could decorate them with shredded coconut instead if you don’t want more lemon on top, but the zest lights up these bite-size macaroons. If your mixture is a bit too dry and you think they might be too crumbly, simply add in a little more maple syrup.

Chocolate-Glazed Chocolate Donuts

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Ingredients: large green plantain, eggs, bittersweet chocolate, lard, palm shortening or ghee, ground vanilla bean, baking soda, salt.

These doughnuts definitely don’t look gluten, grain and sugar-free – in fact they look totally indulgent. This recipe uses plantain as its base, cutting out the need for flour of any type, and you are in charge of making them as sweet as you like by altering the percentage of sweetness in the glaze. A box of these would make a fabulous gift for a friend or family member too! Perhaps it’s a good way to explain to them that Paleo recipes can be super tasty too.

Raw Paleo Banana Cream Cheesecake

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Ingredients: raw pecans, unsweetened shredded coconut, medjool dates, sea salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, bananas, raw cashews/cashew pieces, coconut oil, ghee, maple syrup, lemon, vanilla extract, coconut cream, vanilla bean, stevia.

This cheesecake would make a really impressive dessert for a dinner party, as it looks so indulgent. Bananas are a great source of magnesium and are easy to eat and digest for people with gut issues, and they are also enjoyed by kids, so this dessert would be good for a child’s party too. It is sweet and creamy and the grated nutmeg tastes amazing as a topping. One tip for the base – use the back of a dessert spoon to press the ingredients into the tin and this helps smooth out the mixture and press them into the edges.

Fudgy Paleo Skillet Brownie

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Ingredients: coconut oil, dark chocolate chips, banana, salt, vanilla extract, eggs, tapioca flour, coconut flour.

When you read this recipe, don’t panic about the banana – it does the job of sweetening the mixture but doesn’t give a banana flavor. Brownies are designed to be fudgy in the middle and these ones don’t disappoint. They are chocolatey and soft and no-one will be able to tell that they are actually paleo. You could serve these with paleo ice cream or fresh berries, but they taste just as good on their own! Allow them to cool after cooking if you can!

Pecan Pie Cookies

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Ingredients: medjool dates, pecan halves, maple syrup, sea salt.

Cookies, especially homemade ones, are a fantastic snack or to serve when friends drop in. With only three ingredients, a batch of these could be mixed up very quickly, and you end up with a sweet and tasty treat that the whole family will enjoy. The dates provide all the sweetness you will need for this recipe so there is no need to add any other sweetener, and the cookies can be stored in the refrigerator. They can also be frozen and kept for use in the future.

Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Ingredients: almond flour, coconut flour, finely shredded unsweetened coconut, vanilla extract, raw honey, eggs, ghee, chocolate chips, salt.

We recommend that these cookies should not be made too often as they are so tempting! The smell of homemade chocolate chip cookies can make anyone’s mouth water. Chocolate and coconut are amazing partners and these cookies would make a perfect gift for a friend. When you take the tray out of the oven, the cookies will still be a bit soft, so leave them on the tray to cool for a while and harden slightly before you try to lift them. This is definitely another one of my favorite Paleo recipes.

Boston Cream Pie Cupcake Bites

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Ingredients: egg yolks, raw honey, coconut palm sugar, arrowroot starch/flour, pink himalayan salt, coconut cream/milk, vanilla, blanched almond flour, baking powder, ghee or butter, eggs, chocolate chips.

These little bites are sandwiched together with a vanilla cream and topped with chocolate ganache which makes them look so indulgent and appealing that they would impress any guest. Vanilla and chocolate are perfect together and, although this recipe requires a bit of work, the results are definitely worth the effort! One little tip to remember is that it is always better to use vanilla extract rather than essence as you never can tell what additives the essence is hiding.

Paleo Berry Jello

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Ingredients: strawberries, blueberries, gelatin.

There can’t be many people who don’t like jello, whether they are 9 or 90. As kids, jello was a staple dessert, although we did not realize that it is also healthy when it is homemade. Gelatin is a natural extract that provides the benefit of adding strength to hair and nails. In this recipe you can use any fruit you like, although berries are ideal as the fruit is the only source of sweetness in this dish. Because you are using fruit puree, the texture resembles mousse rather than traditional jello, making it a lighter dessert overall.

Paleo Coconut Bliss Dark Chocolate Bar

Paleo Coconut Bliss Dark Chocolate Bar Recipe

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Ingredients: coconut milk, cacao powder, vanilla extract, raw honey, coconut sugar, salt.

To look at these bars you would not believe that they are dairy-free, as they are creamy and chocolatey. Chocolate and coconut taste so good together that you will really enjoy these treats on a hot summer day, or as an indulgent snack. You might be surprised at the addition of salt, but chocolate and salt are also good together and it adds a different dimension to the flavor.

Whoopie Pies

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Ingredients: blanched almond flour, sea salt, baking soda, non-sweetened cocoa powder, honey (or other sweetener), vanilla, eggs, cinnamon, ginger (dried), allspice, nutmeg, cloves.

These little pies have their roots in Amish tradition and are sandwiched together using a creamy or marshmallow filling. The spiced version is packed with all the flavors associated with Thanksgiving or Christmas, such as cinnamon and ginger, and would make a great addition to the festive table. For the chocolate version, stevia could be used instead of honey, but the level of sweetness is totally up to you.

Lemon Bars

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Ingredients: almond flour, tapioca flour, raw honey, ghee or coconut oil, lemon, eggs, fresh lemon juice.

The filling in these bars has a smooth and creamy texture with a wonderful sweet and tangy lemon hit, sitting on a crumbly base. They are sweet and delicious and go well with coffee or tea. If you don’t have tapioca flour then you can substitute arrowroot, which works just as well. You can also experiment with the flavor by using lime instead, or mixing lemon and lime together for a really refreshing taste. And why not take some of these to work and show your colleagues just how delicious Paleo recipes can be.

Ginger Snap Pumpkin Butter Cookie Sandwiches

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Ingredients: almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, ground cinnamon, ground ginger, salt, coconut oil, maple sugar, vanilla extract, eggs, raw pecans, pumpkin puree, maple syrup, chocolate chips.

The ginger and cinnamon in these Paleo cookies gives a warming yet gentle spice, which is delicious when combined with the flavor of the pumpkin butter. They look so good with their frizzle of chocolate over the top. If you don’t have a cookie cutter then don’t worry – you can use a spice jar lid or shot glass to give you cookies of the correct size. Allow them to cool for a while before you try to move them, otherwise they may break.

Banana Cream Pie

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Ingredients: almond flour, salt, cinnamon, baking soda, coconut oil, coconut cream, bananas, vanilla stevia, vanilla extract.

The creamy filling in this pie is made even better by using a mashed banana to add sweetness and it means you can go easy on the amount of stevia you need. Stevia can actually be bitter if you use too much, so this is the ideal solution. It is best to wait until you are just about ready to serve before adding the sliced bananas on top as they can discolor quite quickly. This pie can be stored in the fridge – if there is any left!

Pumpkin Pie

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Ingredients: blanched almond flour, arrowroot powder, ghee or butter, sea salt, eggs, vanilla extract, pumpkin, coconut milk, ground cinnamon, ground ginger, ground cloves, raw honey.

As you know, pumpkin pie is traditionally served at holiday time, but it can be made at any time! The filling is smooth and unctuous and the crust is crumbly and sweet, making this pie perfect for any guests who eat gluten-free. When you remove the seeds from the pumpkin, don’t throw them away! They can be roasted and eaten as nutritious snacks later. To stop the edges of the crust from burning you can cover them with strips of foil, although many people like the darker pastry – it has a rustic look!

Coconut Butter Balls Dipped In Dark Chocolate

Paleo Coconut Butter Balls Dipped in Dark Chocolate Recipe

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Ingredients: coconut butter, raw honey, vanilla extract, dark chocolate, unsweetened shredded coconut.

These little bite-size balls would make a perfect gift for a friend, as they look so professional. Half-dipped in chocolate, the centre of these is creamy and the coconut adds just a touch of texture as well as flavor. The taste of chocolate can be lost when it is refrigerated, so when you are preparing to serve these butter balls remember to take them out to come back to room temperature first.

Paleo Lemon Date Laddu, A Raw Dessert

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Ingredients: pitted Medjool dates, sliced almonds, Meyer lemon zest and juice, vanilla extract, coarse sea salt, unsweetened coconut flakes.

With its roots in Indian cuisine, this recipe has got to be one of the fastest and easiest ever. The dates give these little treats a real depth of flavor and the lemon makes them tangy and delicious. They are normally reserved for celebrations and should be enjoyed sparingly. Medjool dates are the best ones to use for making these as they are of the highest quality. With no cooking involved at all you can whip up a batch of these laddu in a matter of minutes.

Pumpkin Pie Milkshake

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Ingredients: frozen banana, pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice, almond milk.

Despite this being described as a milkshake, it has the consistency of a really thick shake and is filling and satisfying, thanks to the pumpkin and banana. The pumpkin pie spice adds subtle warmth to this dish, which is quick and simple to make. You end up with a dessert that is satisfyingly sweet, creamy from the almond milk and with a spiced note, making it good enough to serve to any guest. This is also a vegan recipe so it is a great option for entertaining vegan and Paleo friends.

Paleo Chocolate Mousse, An Avocado Dessert

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Ingredients: avocados, coconut milk, vanilla extract, honey, cacao powder, Meyer lemon juice, coarse sea salt, cayenne pepper.

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As avocado has such a smooth texture, it makes an ideal ingredient to use in desserts like these. The mousse has a creamy feel and looks deliciously indulgent, making it a great choice for serving at dinner parties. You may think it strange to put salt in a dessert, but chocolate and salt go really well. Also, adding the cayenne pepper might make you think that this dessert is spicy, but the cayenne just gives a boost to the flavors without the heat.

Coconut Flour Cake With Coconut Frosting

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Ingredients: eggs, coconut milk, honey, vanilla extract, coconut extract, orange extract, coconut flour, baking soda, sea salt, coconut oil, coconut butter.

Please don’t panic when you see that this recipe calls for 12 eggs – it’s just that coconut flour is much more absorbent than other flours, so you need the extra moisture. If you are a fan of coconut then this cake will surely become a favorite for celebrations or just with a cup of tea. This cake does not involve using any refined sugar, as its sweetness comes from honey. This means you can avoid the family suffering the ‘sugar rush’ that normally follows from eating cake. But as with any Paleo recipes that are sweetened, make sure you don’t overeat them!

Lemon Tart

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Ingredients: almond meal, coconut flour, salt, baking soda, coconut oil, maple syrup, egg, vanilla extract, coconut cream, lemon juice, lemon zest.

Lemon tart has long been a favorite with many people who enjoy the smooth texture and zingy taste of the lemon centre. This tart will still have a little wobble in the middle once it has been cooked, so it is best left in the fridge overnight to allow it to set completely. Also, if you like lemon but don’t really like the zest, simply leave it out. If you think the edges of the tart case will burn when re-cooking, you can cover them with a strip of foil before putting back in the oven.

Dairy Free Coconut Pudding

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Ingredients: coconut milk, egg yolks, honey (or 6 Tbsp powdered Swerve for low carb), vanilla extract, grassfed beef gelatin.

Adding gelatin into Paleo recipes like this one is a fantastic way to get more of this healthy ingredient into your Paleo diet. It can be quite difficult finding desserts to feed the family when one or more has an allergy or health issue that means they can’t have dairy. This can be even harder when the sufferers are kids. Well, gelatin-based puddings are a great solution. Kids and adults love the smooth texture of this sweet dessert and, even if someone is poorly, it is easy to eat. You can garnish the pudding with whipped coconut cream, shredded coconut or fresh berries like raspberries or blueberries.

Baked Bananas

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Ingredients: lemon juice, honey or maple syrup, ghee or coconut oil, sea salt, vanilla, cinnamon, allspice, shredded coconut, ripe bananas.

This is quite a simple dish, but full of flavor and easy to prepare, and it is a great way of using up bananas which are getting past their best. It is a sweet and satisfying dessert which is subtly spiced and a fantastic pudding to enjoy on a colder day or when you just need something warming. Just a little word of warning – fruit cooked in the oven tends to hold its heat for ages, so leave it to cool a little, especially if you are serving it to kids.

Lemon Raspberry Gelatin Gummies

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Ingredients: lemon juice, frozen raspberries, honey, gelatin.

These little gummies look amazing and it’s hard to believe they are good for you too! Gelatin can help to strengthen your hair and nails and gives a popular texture for kids (and adults if they’re honest!) This recipe works well with other fruits too, so feel free to experiment with strawberry or blueberry instead. If you decide to use raspberries, it might be a good idea to sieve out the seeds first, as some people complain about the seeds getting stuck in their teeth.

Pumpkin Panna Cotta

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Ingredients: gelatin, coconut milk, coconut cream, pumpkin puree, honey or maple syrup, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom.

Spiced pumpkin has an amazing flavor, yet it purees well, making it a great ingredient for desserts. The gelatin used here has so many health benefits, including reducing inflammation, making it a go-to ingredient for people with health issues. A panna cotta can be so impressive when served at a dinner party, especially when served in e.g. martini glasses. This recipe can be altered to include any favorite ingredients you like.

Chocolate Truffles

Paleo Chocolate Truffles Recipe

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Ingredients: dark chocolate, coconut oil, coconut milk, vanilla extract, 100% chocolate powder, unsweetened shredded coconut.

Now is the chance for you to experiment with Paleo chocolate truffles! The ones in this recipe look so good that they would make an ideal gift for a friend or partner, or take some into work to share round. The joy of these sweets is that they can be a good way of involving the kids in baking and maybe let them choose their own coatings.

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Vanilla Cupcakes

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Ingredients: coconut flour, sea salt, baking soda, eggs, palm shortening, honey, vanilla extract.

It can be quite awkward when someone comes round and you’re not sure what they eat – these little beauties are dairy- free, gluten-free and nut-free, so they cover most bases! They also look amazing with the chocolate frosting. These would be perfect for a kids’ party or if you have friends round for coffee. You can use paper cases when making these, or one option is to invest in silicone cupcake molds which are a bit more expensive, but worth it because you can use them over again.

Basler Brunsli (Chocolate-Almond Spice Cookies)

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Ingredients: almond flour, coconut sugar, semi-sweet chocolate chips, ground cinnamon, ground cloves, egg whites.

These cookies originate from Switzerland, and are a great feature of the Christmas period in that area of Europe. The spices in these, especially the cinnamon, give a warming feeling to the cookies and they are gluten and dairy-free, so they are safe for most. And who doesn’t like chocolate cookies? One idea would be to use these as decorations for the Christmas tree by making a hole in the cookie and threading a ribbon through.

Thai Iced Tea Pops

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Ingredients: black tea bags, whole star anise, saffron threads, hot water, coconut sugar or maple syrup, full fat coconut milk, vanilla extract.

Ice pops are a perfect snack for a hot day as they are cooling and refreshing, and these ones are no exception. Iced tea is popular the world over, and is so easy to make. The freshness of the tea is complimented by the creamy coconut milk giving you a thirst-quenching ice pop to enjoy anytime. Remember that freezing can reduce the level of sweetness, so if you like them sweeter, add more honey or maple syrup before freezing.

Chewy Fudgie Homemade Brownies

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Ingredients: raw cashews, water, raw cacao powder, flaxseed meal, egg, raw honey, vanilla extract, baking soda, salt, 70% dark chocolate chips (optional).

Looking at these brownies, you could never guess they were Paleo! The creaminess of the cashews is what makes these fudgy in the centre, which is a clever trick. As these brownies are perfect for people with gluten issues, they would make a lovely gift or a nice surprise for a special occasion. If you are allowing yourself to have the chocolate drizzle on top, you can either pipe it on using a bag, or simply use the back of a spoon and drop the chocolate over them.

Banana Chocolate Chip & Walnut Bread

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Ingredients: almond flour, baking powder, sea salt, chopped walnuts, chocolate chips (Enjoy Life brand), eggs, well ripened banana.

If you have ever wondered what to do with the two nearly-past-it bananas lurking in the pantry then wonder no more! This banana bread, with its hidden delights of chocolate chips and nuts is the perfect answer. It is deliciously sweet, but not over-powering in its banana flavor, and can be enjoyed as a treat with a good cup of tea. (It might well become one of your favorite Paleo recipes.) We also found that if you can store this bread for a day first in an air-tight container you will find the flavor gets even better and more intense.

Banana Cinnamon Paletas

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Ingredients: bananas, cinnamon.

This is such a quick and easy recipe and another great way to use up slightly over-ripe bananas. Paletas are simply ice pops, and using an ice-cube tray as a mold means these little treats are small and perfect for little ones, yet big enough to satisfy a grown-up’s sweet tooth. The cinnamon gives a subtle warming and sets off the sweetness of the banana well. It is a good idea to taste the mix before freezing in case you want to adjust the amount of cinnamon to suit your palate.

The Best Paleo Drinks Recipes

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Drinks can be tough on the Paleo diet if you’ve been used to drink sodas and frappuccinos. That’s why this category of the Paleo recipes list is dedicated to Paleo drinks recipes. From smoothies to teas, coffees, and even some soda-alternatives, we’ve got them all.

Sweet Ginger Smoothie

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Ingredients: cashew milk, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, ripe banana, medjool dates.

This is a quick and easy recipe that gives a deliciously sweet and spiced drink. Ginger has many health benefits, including reduction of inflammation, but combined with the dates, it gives a delicious flavor to this drink that is warming yet refreshing at the same time. If you buy ginger and have some left over, just peel it and pop it in the freezer for another time, then you can grate the frozen ginger straight into another drink or dish.

Paleo Coconut Water Green Smoothie Recipe

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Ingredients: coconut water, banana (optional – omit for less sugar), raw cashews, spinach, coconut oil, potato starch (optional), pure whey protein powder (optional).

The spinach in this smoothie makes it a more vibrant green color than other green smoothies, which can look a bit sludgy. The creamy taste of the cashews and banana gives this smoothie a lovely consistency, although it can be made without the banana if you don’t like it so sweet. Coconut water gives a great base to lots of combinations of flavors, and it is healthy in itself, so this is an ideal breakfast or dessert drink.

Iced Green Tea Mojito

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Ingredients: unsweetened iced green tea, mint leaves, cucumber, lime, raw honey.

Green tea has long been used to aid detoxification of the liver and aid digestion, but putting that aside, this is one of the freshest drinks you can make! It tastes great with alcohol in it, but as a cool, summery drink it is wonderful without. The mix of lime, mint and cucumber means that this drink has a zingy, tangy flavor and can help to slow dehydration – especially in hot weather.

Coconut Masala Chai Tea

paleo coconut masala chai (tea) recipe

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Ingredients: coconut cream, raw honey, black tea, masala tea spice blend (recipe included).

Masala simply means ‘spice mix’, and the spices used are specifically blended for the tea. They normally include cardamom and nutmeg. This drink has its origins in India, famous for their tea, but is quite simple to make yourself, and by adding coconut cream you can experience the dairy-free option at home. Just remember to strain the tea before drinking if you are using loose tea leaves!

Sparkling Watermelon Cooler

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Ingredients: watermelon, lemon, sweetener, seltzer water.

Watermelon always makes you think of long, hot summer days, and this drink is the perfect thirst-quencher. The lemon juice gives it a citrus hit and makes it even more refreshing. If you like your ice crushed then simply add it to the blender with the other ingredients and serve in a glass garnished with a sprig of mint for a lovely, slightly sparkling taste of summer.

Pumpkin Spiced Latte

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Ingredients: black coffee, pumpkin puree, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, ghee.

There is something very comforting about the taste of spice and pumpkin, and this latte makes a great drink to heat you up when it is chilly. The nutmeg and cinnamon give this drink a warming spice and even the rich color makes this a very attractive option to straight coffee. You could even serve it with a little grated nutmeg on top for a professional finish.

Apple Pie Kombucha

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Ingredients: kombucha, Granny Smith apple, whole cloves, allspice berries, cinnamon stick, sugar, kombucha bottle.

Kombucha is a fermented juice extracted from green or black tea. This can help to carbonate drinks for you if you leave them for a few days. With all the added spices in this drink it is packed full of flavor and the fermented apples give a flavor not unlike cider. Before serving, remember to strain the kombucha through a sieve to remove any spice pieces.

Green Pina Colada Smoothie

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Ingredients: pineapple chunks, coconut milk, banana, spinach, shredded coconut, ice cubes.

This pina colada is packed full of tropical flavors from the pineapple and coconut and can be served in a decorated glass for an impressive drink to serve to friends. However, the goodness from the spinach means that this smoothie is actually a great choice for breakfast as it gives the system a boost with the vitamins and iron, and slow-release energy from the banana.

Peppermint Drinking Chocolate

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Ingredients: almond milk, unsweetened baking chocolate, pure maple syrup, pure peppermint extract.

Mint and chocolate walk hand in hand, especially in a sweet dessert or drink like this one. It is warming, aromatic and so comforting with a rich chocolate flavor. Definitely one of my favorite Paleo recipes!

Paleo Coffee

paleo coffee recipe

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Ingredients: ghee, coconut oil, coffee.

You might think it is strange to put ghee and oil into coffee, but if you like your coffee frothy then blending these ingredients in gives a great froth and an amazingly smooth taste! Just use a hand blender or a milk frother if you have one. This recipe is quick and easy to make then you can just relax and enjoy.

Fat Flush Grapefruit Cucumber Parsley Vitamin Water

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Ingredients: pink grapefruit, lemon, cucumber, parsley, water.

Infused vitamin waters are all the rage these days, but some of them can be rather weak and insipid. Using pink grapefruit packs this water with zingy flavour and along with the cucumber this makes a great refreshing drink at any time of day. Put some ice in and serve with a slice of lime to make a summery long drink. There are even water bottles online with infusion chambers in the middle, making it easy to carry fruit infused water to work with you.

Coconut Water Kefir

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Ingredients: kefir grains or water kefir starter, young coconut water, juice (e.g., lemon, lime, cherry or tangerine).

There are plenty of kefir-style flavoured waters available from your local store, but the joy of making it yourself lies not only in the actual achievement, but it also gives you the chance to experiment with the flavours that suit your palate. Just follow the recipe to learn the basic idea, and then try out different fruits till you find your favourites. Keep a stock of these in the fridge as a healthy option to drink with a meal.

Strawberry Cucumber Kombucha

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Ingredients: cucumber, strawberry, kombucha, ice cubes.

This is another example of a fermented-base drink, which would make a special addition to a summer dinner party. The flavour is light and fresh and is perfect served over ice. If you are entertaining, you can double up the recipe and serve it in a punch bowl or a large jug and let people serve themselves.

The Best Paleo Snacks Recipes

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We’ve already compiled a gigantic list of Paleo snack recipes (that you can purchase or make in your own home) here.

Many of the appetizer, dessert, or leftover entree recipes listed on this page also make excellent Paleo snacks!

And if you have any other Paleo recipes that you love, please let us know in the comments below.

Janet - August 11

Thanks Louise! What a great resource.

Rachel - August 17

This is such a helpful post! I really like how you put the ingredients in the post!

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