Delicious Paleo Recipes for Every Meal

Adopting a Paleo lifestyle (aka, eating the types of natural, whole foods our hunter-gatherer ancestors ate) is a big change for many people. We're here to help make it a little easier. Whether you're just hopping on the Paleo bandwagon or have been eating clean for years, we have healthy and delicious recipes—like practical Paleo banana pancakes, Paleo turkey meatballs, and salt and vinegar kale chips—to inspire your palate.

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    Paleo Banana Pancakes

    A Paleo diet doesn't mean giving up all your favorite foods. This fluffy banana pancake recipe swaps in almond flour, almond milk, and coconut oil for pancakes that are just as good as mom used to make. 

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    Lemony Tuna Salad

    If you need a quick meal that's also perfectly Paleo, we've got you covered. This tuna salad calls for only a handful of ingredients, and can be prepped in 20 minutes or less.

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    Shrimp Salad with Lime Dressing

    Grilled shrimp skewers complement fresh avocado, tomato, and onion in this flavorful salad. The dish clocks in at fewer than 300 calories, but still manages to pack in 22 grams of protein.  

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    Nut-Coconut Granola

    It's OK to go nuts for this coconutty granola—it's totally Paleo! A mix of almonds, pecans, raw cashews, raw pumpkin seeds, and unsweetened raw chip coconut combine for a yummy breakfast or snack. 

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    Veggie Noodles with Cashew-Cilantro Pesto

    Reach for this recipe the next time you're craving Paleo comfort food. Fresh veggies are peeled into long, noodle-like ribbons and tossed with a creamy cashew-cilantro pesto sauce. Top with shrimp, pork, or chicken for a light lunch. 

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    Turkey Meatballs with Fiery Tunisian Sauce

    These meatballs, draped in a hot and spicy Tunisian sauce, are yummier than plain Jane Paleo ground turkey recipes. If you're not a fan of fiery food, you can also try them topped with Paleo pesto.

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    Tropical Fruit Smoothie Bowls

    Smoothie bowls are a nutrition-packed start to your day. Plus, they're completely customizable, meaning you get to pick all of your favorite toppings. 

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    Warm Brussels Sprouts with Chicken

    This warm Brussels sprouts salad is packed with a whopping 41 grams of filling protein per serving. Chicken breast, bacon, and toasted walnuts star in this hearty meal.

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    Salt and Vinegar Kale Chips

    Finally, a snack you can feel good about! This four-ingredient recipe has all the flavor of salt and vinegar potato chips but none of the guilt. 

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    Coconut-Crusted Pork Tenderloin

    Gorgeous tropical flavor shines through in this crusted pork tenderloin recipe. A combo of coconut, mango, and red sweet pepper will send your taste buds on vacation.

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    Turkey Burgers with Grilled Pear Slaw

    This is definitely one of our favorite Paleo turkey recipes. Juicy turkey burgers pair perfectly with a red cabbage and pear slaw. Wrapping your burger in lettuce leaves instead of a bun ensures that the rich flavors shine through.

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    DIY Cashew Milk

    Grocery store cashew milk often comes with a long list of ingredients—and it can be hard to figure out which ones are Paleo. Instead, DIY your own cashew milk with two simple ingredients: raw cashews and water. 

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    Banana Ice Cream

    Three-ingredient ice cream? Sign us up. This sweet treat calls for frozen bananas, unsweetened coconut milk, and vanilla. Plus, it only takes 10 minutes, which means you'll be scooping in next to no time. 

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    Almond-Date Smoothie

    This smoothie takes a little extra prep—you need to soak the dates in almond milk overnight—but the extra time is worth it once you take a sip. Add a tablespoon of honey if you have a sweet tooth.

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    Delicata Squash Salad with Pork Medallions

    Get your veggie fix with this Paleo squash salad. Lean pork tenderloin cranks up the protein count, while delicata squash, shallots, and baby spinach keep things fresh. 

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    Coconut-Coffee Ice Cream with Cinnamon-Almond Crunch

    This nondairy ice cream channels the same creamy texture of regular ice cream. A cinnamon-almond-crunch topping gives this dreamy dessert a boost of texture and flavor. 

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    Mini Turkey Meat Loaves with Walnut-Parsley Gremolata

    This Paleo turkey meat loaf is easy and quick. Smaller portions mean less time in the oven; once the loaves are ready, everyone can enjoy their own mini serving. Make a big batch, and surprise your crowd with a unique Paleo Thanksgiving meal.

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    Pan-Roasted Chicken with Brussels Sprouts and Apples

    Paleo recipes are often simple and to the point—and this pan-roasted chicken is no exception. You only need five ingredients to create this flavorful meal. 

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    Roasted Cauliflower with Cranberries

    Cranberries aren't just for Thanksgiving and Christmas. This stunning roasted cauliflower dish proves the tart berry can be enjoyed year-round. Serve as a salad, side, or light lunch. 

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    Healthy Two-Ingredient Pancakes

    Your morning routine just got easier. These two-ingredient pancakes are here to save the day—and allow you more time to wake up. 

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    Chile-Lime Pork

    The key to this flavorful pork roast is the marinade. For a zesty flavor infusion, let the pork rest in a mix of lime, cilantro, olive oil, garlic, chili powder, onion powder, kosher salt, and cayenne pepper. Grill for 25 to 30 minutes, then enjoy with your favorite Paleo guacamole. 

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    Salmon and Spinach Salad with Flaxseed Dressing

    No more sad salads. Step up your leafy-green game with this spinach and salmon salad. A flavorful flaxseed dressing rounds out the healthy dinner recipe.

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    DIY Almond Milk

    Going dairy-free has never been easier. Soaked almonds, plus a bit of kosher salt, honey, and vanilla, blend into smooth and creamy almond milk. 

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    Fish and Veggie Packets

    These fish-and-veggie packets are perfect for a night when you don't feel like cooking. Arrange fish, veggies, and seasonings on a square of parchment paper, then fold up and bake. 

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    Sweet Beets and Greens Smoothies

    This gorgeous smoothie has a few secrets: You'd never be able to tell that it's hiding nutrient-rich beets and Swiss chard. 

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    Paleo Spicy Poached Eggs in Tomato Sauce

    This spicy poached egg dish is perfect for a weekend brunch. Not only is it Paleo, but it's also a safe option for gluten-free and vegetarian friends. 

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    Moroccan Chicken and Peppers

    A mix of spices gives basic boneless chicken thighs Moroccan flavor. Serve with harissa paste—a mix of hot peppers, spices, and seasonings. Be sure to check the label before buying to make sure all ingredients in your paste are Paleo-friendly. 

  • Next Slideshow Fresh and Light Dinner Recipes

    Fresh and Light Dinner Recipes

    From salads to pastas to sandwiches, we've compiled a list of our favorite easy and light dinner recipes. We even have ideas for making steak into a light and refreshing meal! Plus, these recipes are filled with fresh ingredients, making them extra tasty and nutritious. These recipes prove that dinner doesn't have to be a covered in mounds of cheese and dripping with butter to be satisfying!
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