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37 Best Paleo Recipes Everyone Will Enjoy

Even without grains, dairy, and processed foods, these paleo recipes are insanely delicious.

In fact, they’re so good, I bet your whole family will ask for seconds.

Paleo Baked Salmon with Tomatoes, Cucumber, Avocados and Green Salad
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The Paleo Diet has been around for a few years and has enjoyed a recent surge in popularity.

The premise is simple – eat as our Paleolithic ancestors did.

That means meats, fish, fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds. Everything else is off the table – literally!

And while that sounds restrictive, these paleo recipes are here to prove it’s possible to cut back on carbs and processed foods and still feel healthy and satisfied.

Easy Paleo Breakfast Recipes

1. Paleo Pumpkin Pancakes

Craving pancakes but don’t want all the sugar that comes with them? This recipe is for you!

With only a few simple ingredients, you can have these delicious paleo pancakes on the table in no time.

And trust me, they’re worth the effort. These babies are fluffy, flavorful, and sure to satisfy your fall cravings.

2. Hearty Paleo Banana Bread

This banana bread is hearty, filling, and jam-packed with nutrients to help power your day.

And because it’s sweetened with bananas and vanilla, there’s no need for refined sugar.

Serve it for breakfast with a cup of coffee or tea, or enjoy it as a snack or dessert. It’s also great for packing in lunchboxes or taking on picnics and hikes. 

3. Sweet Potato Hash Brown

You know what they say – breakfast is the most important meal of the day.

So, what better way to start your day than with a heaping plate of sweet potato hash browns?

This delicious paleo recipe is brimming with nutrients and flavor, and it’s sure to leave you feeling satisfied until lunchtime. 

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Healthy Paleo Lunch Recipes

4. BLT Salad

A BLT salad is the perfect way to enjoy the classic flavors of bacon, lettuce, and tomatoes without all the bread.

Plus, it allows you to jazz up the trio with some other tasty extras.

For example, add avocados or hard-boiled eggs for extra protein or use a different type of vegan cheese instead of the traditional cheddar.

The paleo possibilities are endless!

5. Loaded Bacon Burger Bowls

Ask anyone – the best kind of food is easy to make and even easier to eat.

And when it comes to finger-licking good eats, it doesn’t get much better than these bacon burger bowls.

Feel free to switch things up from beef with ground turkey or veggie patties instead. 

6. Paleo Sandwich Bread

If you’re like me, bread and sandwiches are not optional. They’re the perfect food, and I wouldn’t last without them!

Lucky for us, there is such a thing as paleo sandwich bread, and it’s pretty darn delicious.

Add some meat and veggies along with vegan mayo, and you’re good to go.

Or better yet, use it to dip into the soup below…

7. Creamy Carrot and Ginger Soup

This soup is the perfect way to celebrate the arrival of fall.

The combination of carrots and ginger gives it a beautiful orange color and a wonderfully fresh flavor.

Surprisingly easy to make, this soup is rich, creamy, and bursting with goodness.

Garnish with freshly chopped chives, a sprinkle of grated nutmeg, and a thick slice of paleo bread to mop up the leftovers.

8. Broccoli Bacon Salad

Broccoli, bacon, and a dreamy dressing. Sounds pretty delicious, huh?

This tasty and refreshing salad is best served cold, but I like it with warm bacon for a nice contrast.

This makes a terrific side dish for grilled chicken or fish.

9. Paleo Grilled Chicken Caesar Cobb Salad

This dish is everything you love about Caesar salad, but with a twist. You’ll toss grilled chicken with bacon, avocado, and a dreamy paleo dressing.

For a heartier meal, serve this with roasted potatoes or sweet potato fries. Or add a cup of fresh fruit and nuts to the side.

10. Egg Roll In A Bowl with Creamy Chili Sauce

Egg roll in a bowl isn’t just fun to say, it’s also a breeze to whip up for a quick and hearty lunch.

Just a handful of ingredients come together to create this fun and flavorful dish.

The key is in the sauce – a silky, slightly sweet, and sour concoction that takes this dish over the top.

Serve as is or with a side of cauliflower rice for a complete meal. Trust me, once you try it, you’ll be hooked!

11. Salmon Patties

Salmon patties are a unique and tasty way to serve this pink, flaky fish. It’s also more budget-friendly than baking a whole fillet.

Thanks to the other healthy ingredients, your fish will go much further!

The patty mixture comes together in just a few minutes, and they can be cooked in a pan or grilled.

The result is a juicy, flavorful fish cake that pairs well with a variety of sides. I like to serve mine with a side of roasted vegetables or a simple salad. 

12. Healthy Shrimp Salad

Get your seafood fix the paleo way with this healthy shrimp salad.

Packed with protein and loaded with veggies, it makes a perfect light lunch or dinner.

The best part is it comes together in less than 30 minutes, so you can have a healthy meal on the table in no time.

13. Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla-Less Soup

Somehow, this paleo soup is overflowing with flavor but still light on calories. So, it’s the ideal meal to help you keep your New Year’s resolutions.

And, thanks to the Instant Pot, it’s also a snap to make.

Serve with a dollop of vegan Greek yogurt and a side of fresh almond flour tortillas for dipping, and enjoy!

14. Chicken Taco Lettuce Wraps

Lettuce wraps are already low in carbs and calories. And these chicken taco wraps are no exception.

They’re the best way to get your Tex-Mex fix – without the heavy carbs and unwanted fat.

Made with lean protein, fresh veggies, and spices, you’ll need fresh lettuce leaves for the wraps.

Serve them with fresh salsa on the side and plenty of sliced jalapeños. Yum!

Amazing Paleo Dinner Recipes

15. Baked Salmon in Foil with Garlic, Rosemary, and Thyme

This recipe is easy, healthy, and delicious – everything you could want in a weeknight paleo meal.

The fish is insanely moist and flaky and pairs well with various sides.

To make this meal even easier, you can prepare the foil packets ahead of time and store them in the fridge until you’re ready to bake.

Serve this luxurious fish with roasted potatoes and a salad for a complete meal the whole family will love.

16. Simple Dutch Oven Roasted Chicken

Cooking with a Dutch oven is so simple, even a caveman could do it. And this roasted chicken is proof!

It comes out tender and juicy with crispy, golden-brown skin you’ll fight for.

Unlike a casserole dish, the Dutch oven helps lock in all the flavor and juices, making for an incredibly scrumptious meal.

Serve the chicken with your favorite sides, and enjoy!

17. Paleo Chili

When it comes to comfort food, chili is hard to beat.

But unlike traditional chili recipes that rely on beans for bulk, this paleo version gets its heft from ground beef and veggies.

One bowl is hearty enough to keep you full all day long. And it’s even better the next day – so make a big batch!

18. Paleo Mongolian Beef

Eating healthy can be a real pain in the…well, you know. But it doesn’t have to be all green smoothies and kale chips.

You can still enjoy delicious, hearty meals that will satisfy your cravings and give your body the nutrients it needs.

This recipe proves just that. The ginger and garlic give it a zesty kick, while the coconut aminos add a touch of sweetness. 

And really, you just can’t beat rich beef strips!

19. Meatloaf

Nostalgic, tender, and brimming with flavor, this meatloaf is everything you love about the classic dinner and more.

It practically jumps off the plate thanks to a combination of ground beef, eggs, onions, garlic, and herbs.

Oh, and the homemade ketchup gives it a hint of sweetness that’s just *chef’s kiss*

Serve it with a side of green beans and mashed cauliflower for a complete meal.

20. Creamy Clam Chowder

Ah, clam chowder. Few dishes evoke the feeling of home quite like a bowl of this creamy, comforting soup.

And while there are countless variations on the classic recipe, this paleo version is sure to please even the most discerning palate.

For a bit of flavor, I like to top it with crispy bacon and serve it with crusty paleo bread. 

21. Quick and Easy Paleo Pizza Crust

If you’re anything like me, you love pizza.

But let’s face it, traditional pizza dough is loaded with gluten and carbs. Not exactly paleo-friendly.

Luckily, there’s an easy solution: this recipe.

I like it with sautéed veggies and chicken, but you can use whatever you want. And trust me, this pizza tastes just as good as the “real” thing. 

22. Garlic Butter Steak Bites and Potatoes

Here’s another terrific paleo steak recipe that won’t break the bank!

These bite-sized pieces of meat cook quickly and easily, and they’re flavored with a delicious garlic butter sauce.

Served with roasted potatoes, they’re a fabulous weeknight luxury.

And if you’re worried about leftovers, don’t be – these steak bites are so good they’ll be gone in no time.

23. Paleo Chicken Stir-Fry with Cabbage and Shiitake

Craving something healthy, flavorful, and satisfying? This is just the dish!

Made with juicy chicken, fresh veggies, and shiitake mushrooms, it’s simple to make and chock-full of protein and nutrients.

And the best part? It’s ready in under 30 minutes!

Whether you’re looking for a quick weeknight dinner or a meal to impress, this stir-fry is sure to please. 

24. One Skillet Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken cacciatore is a traditional Italian dish of chicken breasts simmered in a flavorful tomato sauce.

This one-skillet version is easy to make and can be on the table in less than an hour.

Serve over zoodles or spaghetti squash with a side of paleo bread to mop up the delicious sauce. 

25. Mediterranean Cauliflower Rice

Look no further than this Mediterranean cauliflower rice if you’re on the hunt for a delicious and healthy way to spruce up your mealtime routine.

Between the flavorful herbs and vegetables, it tastes like it took hours to make, but really, it’s a breeze to throw together.

It’s also a fantastic way to get your daily dose of veggies.

26. 10-Minute Blackened Tilapia with Avocado Cucumber Salsa

This healthy, flavorful recipe is ideal for busy bees.

You’ll rub meaty tilapia fillets with a spice blend and then cook them in a hot skillet until crisp and flaky.

The avocado and cucumber salsa is just as quick to make and adds fresh creaminess to the fish.

Serve it with some of the rice from above, and you’ll be more than satisfied.

27. Pan Fried Swordfish Steak with Creamy Lemon Basil Sauce

Swordfish steak is a delicious, hearty seafood option that even fish haters will enjoy.

This recipe is easy to follow and results in a juicy, succulent steak that’s full of flavor.

The creamy lemon basil sauce is the perfect accompaniment and adds a zesty depth of flavor. So be sure to take the time to make it!

28. One Pan Cajun Shrimp and Cauliflower Rice

One-pan recipes are the best, aren’t they? They’re simple, don’t make a huge mess, and usually involve minimal ingredients.

And the lack of dirty dishes doesn’t hurt, either!

This cauliflower rice dish is no exception. It’s packed with flavor, it’s healthy, and it can be on the table in less than 20 minutes.

What more could you ask for? 

29. Paleo Chinese Orange Chicken

Craving something sweet and sour but don’t want to leave the house? Then, this paleo orange chicken is just the ticket.

When it’s done, the chicken is tender and juicy, and the sauce is thick and sticky.

Serve it over steamed broccoli or cauliflower rice. Trust me, your takeout cravings won’t be disappointed!

30. Best Ever Italian Paleo Meatballs with Creamy Tomato Sauce

Do you love Italian food but can’t have gluten or dairy? Or maybe you’re just trying to eat healthier?

Either way, these paleo meatballs are for you! Serve them over zucchini noodles or cauliflower rice for a delicious and healthy meal.

31. Creamy Whole30 Bacon Garlic Spaghetti Squash

If you’re new to the paleo diet, let me share a secret: spaghetti squash is your new best friend.

It’s ridiculously easy to make, full of nutrients, and mimics spaghetti well enough to satisfy any carb cravings.

The bacon adds a nice smoky flavor, while the garlic gives it a bit of a kick.

Further, the broccoli adds nutrients and freshness, while the sauce’s creaminess ties everything together.

Trust me, you’ll love it. 

32. Thai Basil Beef

This dish is packed with flavor, thanks to the fresh basil, ginger, and garlic.

And if you’re worried about the spice level, don’t be – the basil helps to balance out the heat from the chili pepper.

Serve over rice or noodles, and everyone will ask for seconds. 

33. Juicy Balsamic Grilled Chicken

This chicken is juicy, with a capital J. It’s also moist, tender, and fully loaded with flavor.

The balsamic vinegar marinade infuses the chicken with a slightly sweet and tangy flavor that’s delicious on its own.

That said, it pairs exceptionally well with roasted cauliflower.

Serve it with a fresh salad for a light summer meal, or pair it with roasted Brussel sprouts for a heartier dish.

34. Scallops with Lemon “Butter” Sauce and Herbed Cauliflower Rice

Light, flavorful, and effortless to make, these pan-seared scallops may look fancy, but they’re deceptively simple.

All they need is a flash in the pan, and the lemon “butter” sauce is a refreshing addition.

I can’t get enough of the herbed cauliflower rice, either.

35. Cream of Mushroom Paleo Casserole

Meet your new favorite fall dinner.

Warm, satisfying, and packed with meaty flavor, this casserole is a thing of beauty.

Be warned: you will want seconds, so make a double batch from the get-go. Leftovers reheat beautifully, too, so nothing will go to waste.

36. Easy Teriyaki Salmon 

Looking for an easy way to spruce up salmon dinners? Try this delicious teriyaki recipe!

The sweet and savory sauce is a perfect complement to the rich flavor of the fish, and it’s oh-so-easy to make.

Serve it as a light lunch in lettuce wraps, or make it a full meal with cauliflower rice and veggies. Yum!

37. Salsa Chicken

Salsa, chicken, and spices come together to create a dish that’s both flavorful and healthy.

This recipe is quick and can be easily customized to your liking.

Serve it with paleo tortillas and smashed avocado. Delish!

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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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