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(Updated 2019)

12 Super Simple 5-Minute Paleo Dinners
I’ll be honest with you. I don’t always want to cook dinner. But I don’t want unhealthy fast food or[...]
The Best Of Paleo Bacon Recipes – 45 of Them!
Bacon... we all love this versatile ingredient that makes every dish taste delicious, and is easy to prepare, as well.[...]
29 Impeccable Paleo Italian Recipes
From crunchy bruschetta to creamy pasta, who doesn’t love Italian food? But how can you enjoy those flavors of Rome,[...]
We’ve Cracked The Code – 39 Yummiest Paleo Walnut Recipes!
Is it just me, or is the Waldorf salad the first thing that comes to your mind, as well, when[...]
23 Paleo Liver Recipes You’ll Enjoy Even If You Don’t Like Liver!
Organ meats like liver are some of the most nutritious foods in the world. That’s why pretty much every Paleo[...]
Paleo Fish Bone Broth Recipe
Intrigued by the idea of bone broth but not sure about fish? This Paleo fish bone broth recipe should change[...]
Paleo Chilled Emerald Soup Recipe
This lovely Paleo chilled emerald soup recipe is a nice departure from run-of-the-mill warm soups. It’s great to eat any[...]
Paleo Smoked Salmon Ceviche Recipe
Ceviche has never been easier or more accessible. Make this Paleo smoked salmon ceviche recipe anytime fresh fish isn’t an[...]
Paleo Ginger Carrot Soup Recipe
Make this earthy and savory Paleo ginger carrot soup recipe whenever you need a soothing bowl of soup.  Can the[...]
Paleo Salmon Nori Bites Recipe
Sushi just got a Paleo makeover! This Paleo salmon nori bites recipe produces a classy snack that’s hard to resist![...]
Paleo Greek Salad Wedge Recipe
Wedge salad doesn't have to be drenched in processed bleu cheese. This Paleo Greek salad wedge is a fresh twist[...]
Paleo Pickled Onion Avocado Salad Recipe
This Paleo pickled onion avocado salad recipe needs to be on your table this summer. Serve it up for lunch[...]
Paleo Onion Rings Recipe
Paleo doesn’t have to be all kale and sadness. You should still enjoy what you eat, and this Paleo onion[...]
Paleo Turmeric Cauliflower Soup Recipe
When the weather gets cold and grey, all I want to eat is soup. This Paleo turmeric cauliflower soup recipe[...]
Paleo Egg Drop Soup Recipe
This Paleo egg drop soup recipe is faster than getting takeout – and it tastes just as good. How I[...]
Paleo Instant Pot Onion Soup Recipe
Save a little time with this Paleo instant pot onion soup recipe. It achieves that classic flavor with only Paleo[...]
Paleo Sticky Chicken Wings Recipe
You'd better think twice before reaching for the wings at your next event. Instead, make this Paleo sticky chicken wings[...]
Crunchy Paleo Crackers Recipe
It can be tempting to stray from your paleo diet once in a while. Things like crackers seem innocent, but[...]
Cheesy Paleo Zucchini Soup Recipe
I was at a restaurant recently for a special occasion and one of my friends ordered broccoli cheese soup. It[...]
Spicy Paleo Chicken Enchilada Soup Recipe
Chicken enchiladas are one of my go-to Mexican recipes. I thought it would be fun to recreate this dish as[...]
Paleo Coconut Shrimp Recipe
Packed with protein and nutrients, shrimp is a great staple on a paleo diet. Make this paleo coconut shrimp recipe[...]
36 Classy Little Paleo Cauliflower Recipes
Cauliflower has been having such a moment over the last few years. What was once considered to be a bland[...]
Paleo Broccoli Soup Recipe
Paleo is all about keeping it simple and natural, and this soup is no exception. Make this paleo broccoli soup[...]
Paleo Shrimp Cocktail Recipe
Fashion. Food. Everything old becomes new again. So too with this paleo shrimp cocktail recipe. The paleo tomato ketchup provides[...]
34 Paleo Asparagus Recipes Perfect for Summer!
Asparagus has such a fleeting season, I always make sure to use as much of it as I can when[...]
Asian Paleo Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe
You don't have to be doomed to a life of salads just because you follow the paleo diet. This Asian[...]
Paleo Zucchini Fritters Recipe
Zucchini is one of those magic foods that's cheap, healthy, and versatile. This recipe is the perfect introduction to a[...]
Paleo Pork Rinds Recipe
Nothing beats homemade snacks fresh from the oven – including these! Customize these protein powerhouses with any flavor you like.[...]
Italian Paleo Zucchini Fries Recipe
If you're like me, you make a lot of zucchini fries in the summer. You'll love this Italian twist on[...]
36 Sensational Paleo Spinach Recipes
Popeye may have realized it first, but spinach has to be the original superfood. Packed with iron and vitamins, it’s[...]
30 Paleo Ham Recipes to Help You Through the Week
Whether as a lunchtime staple or a classic family dinner, it’s hard to go wrong with ham! I love how[...]
Paleo Chicken Salad with Strawberry Dressing Recipe [AIP, Dairy-Free]
This isn't just another salad. Lucky for you, the strawberry dressing for this recipe will dazzle your taste buds and[...]
Paleo Strawberry Mustard Salad Dressing Recipe [AIP, Dairy-Free]
Dress up your salad with this refreshing paleo strawberry mustard dressing. It adds a nice bit of sweetness without resorting[...]
25 Fabulous Paleo Fritter Recipes
Fritters are one of my favorite easy dinners. Not only are they a great way to use up leftovers, but[...]
31 Sumptuous Paleo Shrimp Recipes
Shrimp can be such a versatile ingredient as it cooks quickly and goes well with so many different flavors, so[...]
Paleo Sweet Potato Stuffed Peppers Recipe
The list of things you can make with sweet potatoes just never seems to end! So here's a nice vegetarian[...]
Paleo Roasted Cauliflower Dip
Put some zip in your dip – but without the calories, sugar, and preservatives of most store-bought options. Paired with[...]
21 Creative Paleo Salsa Recipes (+ Old Favorites)
If you need to break out of a food rut… Or put a fresh twist on favorite recipes… Salsas are[...]
Paleo Waldorf Salad Recipe
Easy to make and packed with flavor, nothing beats a Waldorf salad. One simple swap and you can enjoy this[...]
25 Tantalizing Paleo Thai-Inspired Recipes
Thai food is fragrant and full of color and flavor. Thanks to lime, lemongrass, basil, ginger - plus (optional) spicy[...]
5-Minute Paleo Apple Raisin Side Salad Recipe
This is a simple Paleo side salad that you can throw together in no time! The trick to this Paleo[...]
Mini Paleo Burgers Recipe [Keto, Low-Carb, Grain-Free]
Don't miss out on burgers when you're on the Paleo diet. This mini Paleo burgers recipe is easy to make[...]
Garlic Shrimp Caesar Salad Recipe [Paleo, Keto]
Instead of a chicken Caesar salad, why not add more variety into your diet and try your salad with shrimp[...]
Chicken Cauliflower “Couscous” Salad Recipe [Paleo, Keto]
Cauliflower is so versatile and nutritious! In this cauliflower “couscous” recipe, you can recreate a simple and light couscous salad[...]
Easy Peach and Cucumber Salsa Recipe [Paleo, AIP]
This easy peach and cucumber salsa recipe is super easy to make - you can enjoy it by itself as[...]
Ham and Spinach Mini Quiches [Paleo, Keto]
These mini crust-less quiches are super easy and quick to make. Plus, they’re a great way to ensure you eat[...]
Smoked Salmon and Cucumber Ham Wraps Recipe [Paleo, Keto, AIP]
If you're looking for an easy lunch that's delicious and nutritious, then try these smoked salmon and cucumber ham wraps.[...]
Pink Peppercorn Smoked Salmon Salad Recipe [Paleo, Keto]
I got the idea for this salad recipe after trying a smoked salmon baked potato dish at Vertigo Cafe in[...]
Pink Peppercorn Avocado Salad Recipe [Paleo, Keto]
I've recently fallen in love with pink peppercorns! If you haven't tried them before, they're not spicy like black peppercorns.[...]
Mini Fish Cakes Recipe [Paleo, Keto]
Having gotten my parents interested in eating Paleo, my mum has been coming up with new recipes as well and[...]
Mini Spinach Meatloaves Recipe [Paleo, Keto]
I actually wasn't sure if I should call these mini spinach meatloaves or spinach egg muffins as they're partially both.[...]
Pan-Fried Apricot Tuna Salad Bites Recipe [Paleo, AIP]
This is a colorful appetizer recipe that you can serve to guests at a party or make as a snack[...]
Paleo Avocado Peach Prosciutto Salad Recipe
I’ve been loving salads, and if you have fresh produce readily available then I highly suggest enjoying delicious salads for[...]
Cauliflower Tabouli (Tabbouleh) Salad Recipe [Paleo, Keto, AIP]
Tabouli (also called tabbouleh) is a light side dish (mezze) popular in Middle Eastern cuisines. It’s traditionally made using bulgur[...]
No-Cook Refreshing Mint Avocado Chilled Soup [Paleo, Keto, AIP]
For an easy appetizer recipe that's bound to impress, give this refreshing mint avocado chilled soup recipe a try. You[...]
Mini Zucchini Avocado Burgers Recipe [Paleo, Keto, AIP]
It's so easy to make mini burgers loaded with nutrition without the grains. These mini zucchini avocado burgers are quick[...]
Raspberry Arugula Salad Recipe [Paleo, Keto, AIP]
I love the colors in this salad – in fact, that's what I was thinking about when I was creating[...]
Ginger Melon Salad Recipe [Paleo, AIP]
This ginger melon salad recipe is great as a starter or just as a salad to accompany your meal. It's[...]
Lemon Black Pepper Tuna Salad Recipe [Keto, Paleo, AIP]
We love getting more seafood into our diet, and adding in tuna is a super easy way since it's so[...]
112 Paleo No Cook Dinner Recipes
During the hot summer months, it can be a hassle to have to do any cooking. So here are some[...]
Avocado Cucumber Ginger Salad Recipe [Paleo, Keto, AIP]
This is a super simple salad for summer. The cucumber and ginger make it really refreshing, and the avocado adds[...]
66 Paleo Sweet Potato Recipes [AIP, Dairy-Free, Primal]
Sweet potatoes are a nutritious and delicious addition to any meal, but it can get boring just baking or nuking[...]
33 Incredible Paleo Avocado Recipes
Post by Lucha: World traveler, culinary student and Media Director at Paleo Flourish Magazine. Lucha will try most food but[...]
Creamy Paleo Cauliflower Mash Recipe [Dairy-Free, Keto, AIP]
I love it when people try this recipe and think it's mashed potatoes. This amazing creamy Paleo side dish is[...]
Spinach Basil Chicken Meatballs Recipe With Plum Balsamic Sauce [AIP, Paleo, Gluten-Free]
These spinach basil chicken meatballs are delicious and healthy. It's autoimmune protocol-friendly (AIP) and if you omit the sauce, they[...]
46 Super Easy Paleo Recipes
Post by Lucha: World traveler, culinary student and Media Director at Paleo Flourish Magazine. Lucha will try most food but[...]
23 of the Best Paleo Roasted Carrot Recipes
Post by Lucha: World traveler, culinary student and Media Director at Paleo Flourish Magazine. Lucha will try most food but[...]
Chilled Cucumber Mash Recipe
This is an easy mash recipe - it doesn't even need cooking! It can be made from the puree left[...]
28 Super Fresh Paleo Salad Recipes
Post by Lucha: World traveler, culinary student and Media Director at Paleo Flourish Magazine. Lucha will try most food but[...]
Paleo Roasted Red Pepper Italian Gazpacho Recipe
This is a guest post from Danielle. Danielle posts all sorts of Paleo goodness over at Read more about[...]
Bacon Wrapped Dates Stuffed with Cashew Cheese Recipe [Paleo, Dairy-Free]
I used to love bacon wrapped dates stuffed with cheese - we would always make them as an appetizer when[...]
Paleo Zucchini Avocado and Mackerel Spring Salad Recipe
Angela is the writer behind Imperfectly Paleo. Based in the UK, Angela is passionate about Real Food, Health and Fitness.[...]
Paleo Tang Yuan Recipe – Sweet Potato and Purple Yam Dumplings [Guest Post]
ChihYu is the recipe developer, photographer, and writer behind the blog I Heart Umami - a recipe inspiration site for[...]
Paleo Chicken Salad Sliders Recipe
By day, Candice is a PR professional in San Francisco. In her spare time, she blogs about health and fitness[...]
Garlic Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites Recipe (Paleo, AIP, Keto, Dairy-Free)
One of my most popular recipes is my slow cooker bacon and chicken recipe, so I started thinking one day[...]
Lemon Fried Avocado Recipe [Paleo, AIP]
I was frying some eggs one day and pondering what to eat with my fried eggs when I saw some[...]
27 Flavorful Paleo Stuffed Peppers Recipes
Post by Lucha: World traveler, culinary student and Media Director at Paleo Flourish Magazine. Lucha will try most food but[...]
Paleo Curried Chicken Salad Recipe
I really love chicken salad recipes, but my favorite are Paleo curried chicken salad recipes. Maybe I just have a[...]
Paleo Carrot Apple Curry Soup Recipe – Guest Post from
Alina Muresan is a RHN holistic nutritionist who specializes in family nutrition and health. Visit her website, to find[...]
Seared Scallops with Beet Relish Recipe – Guest Post
This is a recipe from Dr. Loren Cordain's new book, The Real Paleo Diet Cookbook, which contains 250 delicious, 100%[...]
Cinnamon Ghee Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Butternut Squash Recipe (No added sugar)
This dish is like a dessert to me! It's sweet, warm, soft, and buttery. But it has zero added sugar, and[...]
18 Tasty Paleo Deviled Eggs Recipes
Post by Lucha: World traveler, culinary student and Media Director at Paleo Flourish Magazine. Lucha will try most food but[...]
Our Favorite Paleo Christmas Recipes
Post by Lucha: World traveler, culinary student and Media Director at Paleo Flourish Magazine. Lucha will try most food but[...]
Paleo Coconut Shrimp Recipe – Guest Post from Wicked Spatula
This delectable Paleo coconut shrimp recipe is a guest post from Lauren at Wicked Spatula. Lauren is a blogger whose[...]
23 Delicious Paleo Salad Dressing Recipes
Post by Lucha: World traveler, culinary student and Media Director at Paleo Flourish Magazine. Lucha will try most food but[...]
49 Incredible Paleo Ground Beef Recipes
Post by Lucha: World traveler, culinary student and Media Director at Paleo Flourish Magazine. Lucha will try most food but[...]
Chinese Beef Shin Slow Cooker Style!
Chinese Beef Shin (???) is a really traditional Chinese dish where the beef shin is slow cooked, refrigerated, sliced thin,[...]
Paleo Thanksgiving Recipes (+ Including Full Dinner Menu)
Post by Lucha: World traveler, culinary student and Media Director at Paleo Flourish Magazine. Lucha will try most food but[...]
15 Delicious Paleo Chicken Wings Recipes
Post by Lucha: World traveler, culinary student and Media Director at Paleo Flourish. Lucha will try most food but prefers[...]
46 Incredible Paleo Meatball Recipes
Post by Lucha: World traveler, culinary student and Media Director at Paleo Flourish. Lucha will try most food but prefers[...]
Paleo Dates with Cashew Cream Recipe
This easy recipe is fantastic as a snack, dessert, or appetizer. I used to love blue cheese, and dates filled[...]
The 25 Best Paleo Guacamole Recipes
Post by Lucha: World traveler turned culinary student, Lucha will try most food but prefers Indian, Thai and Mexican food[...]
18 Amazing Paleo Zucchini Bread Recipes
Post by Lucha: World traveler, culinary student and Media Director at Paleo Flourish Magazine. Lucha will try most food but[...]
Refreshing Mint Cucumber Melon Soup Recipe
I got a Thermomix over a year ago as a wedding gift from some family in Vancouver, and I've only[...]
Easy Paleo Roasted Vegetables Recipe
I picked up a variety of mini and baby vegetables from Costco the other day - baby squash, mini peppers and little tomatoes.[...]
Spinach and Pancetta Saute Recipe
One of the benefits of being back in the UK is the ability to pick up cheap tea, pate, and[...]
Sweet Potato Carrot Apple Ginger Soup Recipe
It's been really chilly in Scotland over the past few days (supposedly this is pretty typical for Scottish summers!), and[...]
Paleo Chicken Liver Pate Recipe – from the Zenbelly Cookbook
Simone Miller from Zenbelly catering is releasing her first cookbook on August 12th, and below is one of the amazing[...]
Super Fast Paleo Smoked Salmon Salad Recipe
I'm here in the beautiful city of Edinburgh, and salmon is one of the popular local foods here. While I[...]
Paleo Sashimi Salad Recipe
I love visiting Asian supermarkets, because you get to see so many great fruits, vegetables, meats, and seafoods! In Vancouver,[...]
Paleo Crispy Garlic Curry Chicken Drumsticks Recipe
This recipe is delicious and so easy to make! In fact, there's just 4 ingredients total!  
Paleo Italian Tuna Salad Recipe
This is a great tuna salad for when you don't have any Paleo mayo handy! This Paleo Italian tuna salad[...]
Chinese Meatball Soup Recipe
Here's a really simple and quick meatball soup recipe - you can use whatever type of meat you have handy.[...]
Paleo Buffalo Chicken Wings Recipe (Baked)
I was really impressed by the Paleo buffalo wings I ordered as an appetizer at Corner Table in Houston, and[...]
Paleo Garlic Chicken Nuggets Recipe
As soon as Jeremy tasted these Paleo chicken nuggets, he looked up at me with a mouthful and said, “Wow,[...]
Paleo/GF Popcorn Shrimp Recipe [Dairy-Free, Nut-Free]
Jeremy always talks about his childhood spent eating and drinking non-Paleo classics like chocolate milk, bologna sandwiches, cherry coke, and[...]
Simple Paleo Egg Salad
This is a really simple egg salad you can make for a quick snack. I really enjoyed it as the[...]
Make Your Own Bacon Cups
I had been wanting to make some bacon cups ever since one of my readers sent me a link to[...]
Homemade Thai Chicken Soup
I love making chicken broth in the slow cooker (see my easy slow cooker chicken broth recipe here), and after[...]
Paleo Spaghetti Squash Soup with Apples
Spaghetti squash is popular in Paleo as a grain-free alternative to pasta. The squash naturally forms strands that look like[...]
Paleo Juicy Stuffed Peppers Recipe – with Cinnamon Butternut Squash and Ground Beef
This was so good - Jeremy couldn't get enough of it! The gentle hint of cinnamon and cardamom goes really[...]
Carrot Bacon Egg Muffins Recipe [Paleo/GF/Dairy-Free]
I love this recipe - it's really easy to make (and to scale up to make a double or triple[...]
Simple Paleo Coconut Seafood Soup Recipe
I'm a big fan of soups, especially during the winter months. And the best thing about soups is that they're[...]
Paleo Apple Pecan Brussels Sprouts Recipe
I love cooking my Brussels sprouts with bacon (recipe here), but I had cooked that same dish for several weeks[...]
Paleo Bread Recipe (Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Dairy-Free)
You asked for a Paleo Bread Recipe I've had a lot of requests for a full loaf paleo bread recipe,[...]
Spring Soup Recipe with Poached Egg (Paleo, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)
This is something I make all the time (for breakfast, lunch, and dinner), so I thought I would share it[...]
Easy Bacon Brussels Sprouts
I love this recipe because it's just 2 ingredients and 2 pots. Literally nothing else! And it tastes absolutely amazing.[...]
Super Fast Paleo Avocado Salad
I've been enjoying this delicious salad for months now! I kept wanting to share this recipe with you, but every[...]
Paleo Salad Recipe
It's easy to forget just how easy salads are! Throw everything into a bowl, add olive oil and vinegar (balsamic,[...]
Paleo Fruit Salad
It's summer and there are a lot of fruits in season, and I wanted to make the most of it[...]
Paleo Quail Egg Salad
I decided to make a simple quail egg salad with soft boiled quail eggs, butter lettuce, grape tomato (because they're[...]
Paleo Thick Scalloped Sweet Potatoes
"My dream is to become a farmer. Just a Bohemian guy pulling up his own sweet potatoes for dinner." ~[...]
Paleo Coconut Tuna Fish Cakes Recipe [Keto, Grain-Free, Nut-Free]
"Only in New York City would you walk past a man on a unicycle without turning your head." New York[...]
Fried Sweet Plantains
Nom!! It's hard to not like sweet plantains. If you're not familiar with plantains, they're like a heartier version of[...]
Dehydrated Kale Chips Recipe
I really like snacking, and I've started to buy kale chips at Whole Foods to satisfy my snacking needs! Unfortunately,[...]
Spinach Almond Stir-Fry
Funnily enough, I actually quite like spinach, especially cooked in this way. It's really easy to prepare, and it gets[...]
Coconut Oil Fried Plantain Chips
After trying Honest chips at the Weston A. Price conference, it got me thinking about chips (or what Brits call[...]
Salami Wrapped Apple Cheese
The holiday season is always so busy and packed with things to do! I'm just taking it easy this year[...]
Celery Cilantro Salmon Stew
I've been super busy with work lately, but here's a variation on my favorite salmon stew (original recipe here). It's[...]
Sweet Potato Burgers
Yep, it's sweet potatoes and grass-fed beef all combined into one giant yumminess, a best of all it's really simple.[...]
A Vegetarian Paleo Meal
Vegetarian?!? I can almost hear the scorn in some of your voices! Yes, it was vegetarian without a meat dish[...]
Easy Butternut Squash Soup
Did you know that butternut squash is actually a fruit?? Yep, my sources at Wikipedia confirm this! This soup is[...]
Bacon Wrapped Blue Cheese-Stuffed Dates [Primal]
I have no idea who originally came up with this absolutely fabulous concoction, but she/he must have been a genius![...]
Truly Paleo Indulgences
I don't often make Paleo desserts, mostly because I tend to eat a little too much of it. But when[...]
Apple Curry Tuna Salad
Here comes another simple recipe that requires Zero Cooking.  It's become a welcome habit when you have little time in[...]
Simple Paleo Salsa
These days, I feel like there’s barely any time to cook, so my only option is to cook without cooking….i.e.[...]
Cauliflower, Leek, and Bacon Soup
I used to love potato & leek soup growing up – it’s just so thick and hearty and delicious.  Since[...]
Roasted Garlic
I had a lot of garlic cloves in my fridge, and I was concerned that they were going to go[...]
Roasted Turmeric Cauliflower
I first heard about roasting cauliflowers with turmeric (more about what it is below) at a pot luck dinner I[...]
Paleo Roasted Tomato Basil Salad
This is a variation on the simple tomato basil salad I made a few days ago.  I was inspired by[...]
Paleo Tomato Basil Salad Recipe
I love simplicity, and this recipe is as simple as it gets!  I was inspired by the really fragrant basil[...]
Bacon Avocado Explosion
Ok, I know this looks like guacamole, and to be fair, it does taste a bit like guacamole too, but[...]
Mango Salsa
I was planning on grilling some burgers for dinner and was thinking about making more of the guacamole to go[...]
Guacamole Recipe
I started with two ripe avocados, sliced them in half, took out the big stone inside, and then scooped out[...]
Watermelon Feta Rosemary Salad (Primal Recipe)
I live in a predominantly Greek area, so there’s an absolute abundance of great feta.  Unfortunately, I’ve never made use[...]
Paleo Strawberry Spinach Salad With Strawberry Dressing
Here's a simple salad to brighten up your summer days. Strawberries are finally in season, and their sweet juiciness will[...]