Paleo Recipes: Healthy and Delicious
For many people the Paleolithic Diet is a healthy lifestyle eating plan that has produced great results. Eating like a caveman, however, does put some restrictions on what you can eat, making Paleo followers on the lookout for new Paleo recipes. In this list of the best Paleo recipes we have scoured the web and compiled some of the tastiest Paleo recipes available.
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Top 20 Paleo Recipes:
With chorizo, bacon, and beef these burgers are one-of-a-kind delicious. Throw in some crispy sweet potato fries and you have the perfect dinner. This is one Paleo recipe that will have you coming back to it time and time again.
If you have ever had a Starbuck’s pumpkin spice scone you know how incredibly delicious they are. In this pumpkin spice scones knockoff recipe you can get the same great taste, but still be in keeping with the Paleo diet. Not to mention saving money at home with your own baking.
Featuring Paleo approved homemade biscuits, this egg salad recipe is kicked up a notch with the addition of bacon and jalapenos. Make extra of the homemade avocado-based mayo as you will want to use it on everything!
Utilizing spaghetti squash as the ‘pasta’ this buffalo chicken pasta is healthy and delicious. Add in a homemade mayo sauce and this recipe becomes even more unique and tasty. This dish can be made in large portions so great for family dinners or leftovers throughout the week.
Topped with avocado, this bean-free chicken tortilla soup delivers great Southwest flavor. Make a big batch of this soup because the leftovers taste even better. If you are looking for a great cold weather soup this is the way to go. Also, if you love soups, we have a list of the best soup recipes that you need to checkout as well.
Gluten free, dairy free, and Paleo to boot, these fudgy brownies are simple, yet oh so tasty. A breeze to make, these brownies are not cakey like many other paleo brownies. Make these brownies the next time you are craving something sweet or need to impress your guests.
While there are many cauliflower mash recipes on the market, this is a truly tasty recipe that is an easy way to get your veggies in. After the cauliflower is steamed, squeezed (moisture is not your friend in this recipe!) and then processed in a food processor, paleo mayo, ghee, salt, pepper, and nutmeg are added to the mash. If you have tried cauliflower mash in the past and didn’t care for it, give it another try with this recipe.
Paleo, low carb, keto, AIP, and Whole30 approved, this egg roll in a bowl recipe gives you the yummy goodness of an egg roll, only in a bowl form. Using coconut aminos instead of soy sauce keeps the dish paleo, and the variety of veggies in this dish makes it healthy and tasty. Make a big batch – this dish freezes and reheats well!
The chicken salad recipe provides a delicious paleo mayo recipe (egg, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and dijon mustard) that steals the show in the chicken salad. Add some paleo wraps, and you have a delicious wrap that is perfect for lunch or a light dinner.
Sweet and soft, this banana blueberry breakfast bread is perfect for breakfast or a snack. Bananas, eggs, coconut flour, and tapioca flour form the base, while coconut milk, vanilla, maple syrup, baking soda and powder, and blueberries round out the rest of the ingredients. Make this tasty bread the next time you need some naturally sweet goodness!
This all meat and veggie chili is hearty and filling, even without the beans. The perfect blend of seasonings provides heat and smokiness, and, with the option to make this chili in the crock pot, this is an easy weeknight meal. If you have been craving some down home goodness chili, give this recipe a try!
A healthier paleo and ketogenic take on traditional nachos, the tortilla chips are replaced with bell peppers. Ground beef, guac, pico de gallo, and paleo friendly cheese round out the toppings in this recipe, but feel free to add other paleo toppings like pickled red onions, cilantro, olives, jalapenos, or pickled radishes. Make these tasty nachos for the next game night, or even for dinner!
Judged as a winning recipe by chef Mario Batali on The Chew, this baked artichoke chicken is a great alternative to regular baked chicken. Hearty, yet refreshing, this recipe is simple enough to make during the week, but impressive enough to serve at special occasions.
Seasoned with balsamic, lemon, garlic, and olive oil, this sheet pan chicken is a breeze to make. Bacon and apples amp up the flavor, and a variety of vegetables pair well with the balsamic glaze. And, with just one pan to wash, cleanup is a breeze!
From start to finish, this bread takes only one hour thanks to the quick rise yeast. The end result is a satisfying, grain free French bread that pairs well with soups, sandwiches, and just overall good munching. Try making this French bread recipe with the soup or chili recipe on this list for a perfect pairing.
If you enjoy grilling, this pork chop recipe is for you. Tangy and moist, these pork chops are kicked up a notch with a sweet basil-apricot relish. Throw some veggies on the grill with the pork chops and you have a complete meal.
Great for large crowds, this chocolate chip cookie bar recipe is satisfying and delicious. Pour yourself a nice large cup of almond milk for cookie dunking and you have the perfect dessert.
Utilizing Paleo-approved homemade mayo, this dill and garlic salmon is a nice change from run of the mill salmon. Try pairing the salmon with mixed greens and mashed cauliflower for an easy dinner. This garlic salmon recipe is sure to be included in the rotation of your favorite dishes.
Have a hankering for some Asian food? Wrapped in boiled, smashed, and pressed yucca root, these Paleo egg rolls are incredibly tasty. While this recipe calls for a pork filling, alternative fillings include veggies, shrimp, and chicken.
For those who love the classic Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup this nut butter cup recipe is a great way to satisfy the craving without cheating. While this recipe calls for sunflower seed butter, almond butter is another great alternative. Make a big batch and keep your leftovers (if there are any!) in the freezer.
Best Paleo Recipes Conclusion
From dinner to desserts we have you covered in this list of the best Paleo recipes. Our goal for this article was to show you that choosing to be on the Paleo “diet” doesn’t mean that you aren’t still able to enjoy some really tasty meals. So we hope that you found a couple of recipes that you are going to try in the near future.
Let us know how these recipes turned out for you in the comments below. We would love to hear any feedback that you may have.