20 Easy Inspired Paleo Recipes
If you are into Paleo Diet and looking for some easy inspired paleo recipes for breakfast, lunch or dinner, then in this post we would show you some of the best tasty paleo recipes ideas that would be suitable for either breakfast, lunch or dinner for the whole family or friends. Be it paleo breakfast recipes, appetizers, dinner recipes, or paleo snack idea, you will find one or two or more recipes here that would interest you.
What is Paleo Diet?
Paleo diet can simply be described as a dietary plan that is based on the kin of foods eaten during the early ages – stone age to be precise. In the olden days, early humans didn’t have the luxury making diets that are derived from modern farming techniques like dairy, grains, and legumes. So early humans ate raw food found in the forest or vegetation around them.
A typical inspired paleo recipes or diet consists of fish, vegetables, lean meats, fruits, nuts as well as seeds.
Food to have on a Paleo Diet
When considering easy inspired paleo recipes, these are some of the foods you need to have in a paleo recipe (can also be described as unprocessed food). You are looking at lots of veggies here:
- Meat, Fish and Seafood
- Eggs, Fruits
- Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage
- Mushrooms, Lettuce, Carrots
- Spinach, Arugula
- Squash, Pickles, Beets, Pumpkin Seeds etc
- Nuts and seeds
- Healthy fat and oils
Food to avoid on a Paleo Diet
A quick list of some of the foods to avoid in a paleo diet:
- Pasta and this includes whole wheat and gluten free
- Whole Grains, such as wheat, oats as well as barley
- Dairy products
- Refined sugar which includes white and brown sugars, corn, artificial sweeteners, candy, agave, syrup
- Salty foods
- Processed foods which includes frozen or processed packaged foods as well as snacks
- Legumes, such as beans, lentils, peanuts and peas
- Potatoes, Rice, Bread, Oats, Quinoa etc
Paleo Diet for Breakfast
Here is a list of some of the inspired paleo recipes for breakfast out there and this list is no particular order.
1. Paleo blueberry muffins
Checkout this deliciously baked Paleo blueberry muffins from Wholesome Yum if you love eating muffins for breakfast or even as a snack during the day.
2. Meal prep breakfast bowls (Whole30)
Meal prep breakfast bowls made by Cook Eat Paleo is the ideal quick recipe to make for the family especially in the morning while getting ready for work. The meal prep breakfast bowl is easy to make and your kids would love it. The total prep and cooking time is under 30 minutes.
3. Paleo freezer breakfast burritos
This Paleo freezer breakfast burritos made by Health Starts In The Kitchen is filled with paleo friendly tortillas as well as scrambled eggs, breakfast sausage, and chopped green and red peppers.
4. 2 Ingredient Banana Egg Pancakes
Looking for under 10 minutes vegetarian breakfast recipe, this 2 Ingredient Banana Egg Pancakes made by Hurry The Food Up is completely made from 2 simple, readily available ingredients – Bananas and Eggs. These two ingredients gives you the needed vitamins B6 which are normally found in meats and fish, is good for the bones growth.
5. Spicy Shrimp Omelette
This spicy shrimp omelette by Tasteaholics is a gluten free keto breakfast recipe doused with shrimps, eggs as well as spicy cayenne and paprika.
6. Pesto Cauliflower Rice Breakfast Bowls
This mouth-watery gluten-free breakfast recipe Pesto Cauliflower Rice Breakfast Bowls made by A Saucy Kitchen is grain-free, low carb, as well as whole30 meal complaint. Made with cauliflower rice, this keto low-carb recipe is complimented with veggie spinach leave, avocado, eggs, and pesto.
7. Paleo Breakfast Stacks
Paleo Breakfast Stacks breakfast recipe made Delish is easy to make and take less than 20 to put everything together – ready breakfast meal. Filled with mashed avocado, sausage patties, black peper, eggs as well as chives to garnish.
8. Paleo breakfast casserole with chicken
Paleo breakfast casserole with chicken made by The Lean Green Bean is simple to make, delicious and packed with lots of vegetables. You can serve this recipe as a brunch or make it in advance and serve anytime of the day especially for breakfast.
9. Low-Carb Breakfast Hash
Looking for the perfect low carb hash recipe, check out this low-carb breakfast hash made by Delish. Made with slices of bacon, black pepper, eggs, chopped chives, cheddar cheese, you can’t miss this meal.
10. Sweet Potato Breakfast Skillet with Bacon
Are you looking for the perfect go-to dinner recipe, then checkout this Sweet Potato Breakfast Skillet with Bacon made by Megan of Allergy-Free Alaska. Combining the sweetness of potatoes and salty bacon gives this recipe the perfect taste you are craving for.
Paleo Diet for Lunch
Here is a list of some of the inspired paleo recipes for lunch out there and this list is no particular order.
11. Chipotle Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Are you craving for a delicious Mexican cuisine and love tacos – a traditional Mexican dish, then this chipotle chicken lettuce wraps recipe by Drizzle & Dip definitely ticks the recipe box. Its packed with lots of mouth-watery flavor, gluten free, and low carb.
12. Paleo Burrito Bowls
Paleo Burrito Bowls made by Paleo Running Momma is both Whole30 complaint and keto friendly for the family. Its easy to make, and packed with guacamole, spicy seasoned ground beef, sautéed peppers and onions. Its served with fried cauliflower rice.
13. Crispy Teriyaki Chicken
Crispy Teriyaki Chicken made by I Heart Umami – Asian Inspired Paleo Cuisine can be prepared in 2 ways – either pan fry it or oven bake it. One thing to keep in mind is to purchase the chicken breast or chicken thigh with skin on.
14. Baked Salmon Loaf With Dill & Cucumber Salad
Baked Salmon Loaf With Dill & Cucumber Salad made by Eat Drink Paleo is a delicious salmon loaf that is ideal for summer picnics and occasionally during night out. This baked salmon loaf is made with budget friendly canned salmon, along side eggs and chopped cucumbers.
15. Whole30 Eggroll Bowls
Whole30 Egg Roll Bowls made by Tasty Thin is Whole30 complaint, Paleo inspired, gluten free and dairy free. This is a simple 1 pot recipe and made under 20 minutes.
Paleo Diet for Dinner
Here is a list of some of the inspired paleo recipes for dinner out there and this list is no particular order.
16. One Skillet Chicken Thighs with Butternut Squash
One Skillet Chicken Thighs with Butternut Squash made by Eat Your Beets by Trisha Hughes is a deliciously made butternut squash chicken recipe. If you love the taste of butternut squash, you will love to try out this recipe. Brilliantly put together and a perfect weekend meal for the whole family to feast on.
17. Turkey Sweet Potato Casserole With Eggplant and Tomato
Turkey Sweet Potato Casserole With Eggplant and Tomato made by Skinny Fitalicious is protein rich, low carb, gluten free and keto friendly layered recipe. You have a layered combination of eggplant, tomatoes, herbs as well as coconut flour, almond flour, unsweetened almond drink as sauce.
18. One Skillet Tilapia Veracruz
One Skillet Tilapia Veracruz made by Delicious Meets Healthy is the perfect summer dinner recipe for the whole family to feed on. The whole recipe takes about 30 minutes to make. Its gluten-free, as well as grain-free.
19. Garlic Roasted Shrimp With Zucchini Pasta
Garlic Roasted Shrimp With Zucchini Pasta made by Eat Drink Paleo is a combination of roasted garlic shrimp with zucchini pasta and lemon for sauce. The entire recipe is low carb, gluten free, Whole30 friendly and ready to eat under 20 minutes.
20. Paleo Pineapple Fried Rice
Paleo Pineapple Fried Rice made by Get Inspired Everyday is super easy to make. This is a Thai inspired Pineapple Fried Rice and its all about been a vegetarian.
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