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BAT Salad (Bacon, Arugula and Tomato)

There's certain foods that you really miss when you give up grains, and BLT Sandwiches are one of those foods! Fret not Paleo pals, because we've come up with a Paleo-friendly BLT sandwich substitution for you, in salad form! Our BAT (Bacon, Arugula and Tomato) Paleo Salad recipe uses peppery arugula to replace lettuce and toasty sunflower seeds to replace the bread in this non-traditional BLT.  You won't even miss the bread, but if you do, go ahead and serve this … Continue reading


BLT Breakfast

Crisp bacon combines with the bright flavor of spinach and tomatoes in this unique Paleo breakfast recipe. The addition of eggs, avocado and almonds tops up the protein and healthy fat content of this healthy BLT breakfast. You can replace the bacon with salami if you like (or to save some time). If you’re tight on time in the morning, you can also cook the bacon, reserve the drippings, and chop the vegetables the night before. If you enjoyed this … Continue reading

Bacon Stir-Fry Breakfast

This Paleo breakfast stir-fry recipe mixes bacon with a medley of colorful fresh vegetables and is a great option for those looking for a healthy weekend breakfast. Any green vegetable can be used in place of the green beans, including peas, kale, or broccoli. Chili powder and chopped garlic can be added for even more flavor. You can make this Paleo breakfast recipe even more substantial by serving it with a couple of scrambled eggs. If you enjoyed this Bacon Stir-Fry … Continue reading

My Paleo Ketogenic Experiment And Meal Plan

I'm in my second day of very low carb, moderate protein, very high fat eating. I'm trying to make my way into nutritional ketosis. Why I'm Doing It First of all, for more info on what nutritional ketosis is, go here. You can make fun of me for jumping on the Jimmy Moore ketogenic bandwagon, but it's in the name of science. I'm thinking about writing an ebook on the topic, so I'll need to know it inside and out. This … Continue reading

Q&A: Is Bacon Paleo?

Below is a question we get often about bacon and other processed foods. I've been doing these "Is x food Paleo" posts lately because it seems there's still a lot of confusion about what is and what is not Paleo. Our ebook and our Complete Idiot's Guide to Eating Paleo book both go into more detail about other debatable foods, in case you want more info. Ok, here goes bacon... and a couple other foods. Q: I just finished reading The … Continue reading


Bacon Wrapped Dates

Bacon and dates together make a surprisingly delicious pairing. Baking the dates softens them and brings out their wonderful sweetness, making them a scrumptious contrast to crispy and savory bacon. Feel free to use pecans instead of the almonds in this Bacon Wrapped Dates recipe. These tasty little Paleo morsels are perfect as mid-day snacks or appetizers for a party (warning - they'll disappear quick!). If you like this Bacon Wrapped Dates recipe, try our Maple Bacon Wrapped Peaches recipe or our Coconut … Continue reading

Scrambled Eggs with Bacon and Vegetables

This easy breakfast recipe combines the grounding protein of crisp bacon and fluffy eggs with vibrant, healthy vegetables like tomatoes, zucchini, and spinach. It’s a convenient, self-contained dish as well with the use of bacon drippings as a cooking fat. Feel free to use cherry tomatoes instead for additional tang, or chop some fresh basil and add at the same time as the spinach for extra flavor.

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Veggies & Eggies

An easy breakfast dish with lots of different textures, this recipe features bacon, eggs, smooth avocado, nutritious kale, and aromatic onion and garlic. Feel free to be creative and add other greens or vegetables as desired, such as bell pepper or mushrooms. If you’re new to Paleo and miss eating hash browns or biscuits for breakfast, try this recipe. Other dark leafy greens or leftover veggies may be used instead of the specific veggies listed below. … Continue reading


Chef Salad

This Chef Salad combines classic fresh ingredients like lettuce, tomatoes, celery, and avocado with hard-boiled eggs, chicken or ham and crumbled bacon. A Paleo-approved salad dressing completes the dish. This is a surprisingly filling salad that can be eaten for lunch or dinner. … Continue reading

Myra’s Chopped Mushrooms, Eggs and Onion

Want something filling for breakfast? Try this recipe, which combines meaty mushrooms, hard-boiled eggs and golden-brown onions. You can hard-boil the eggs, cook the bacon and chop the mushrooms and onions the night before for quick morning prep. You can also swap out the mushrooms for another vegetable of your choice, such as peppers, beets, or greens. … Continue reading

Baked Eggs in Bacon Rings

This easy, versatile and protein-rich recipe is not only great for breakfast but also for special-occasion brunches. Jalapeno or green peppers, onions, scallions, chopped fresh greens and chorizo are just some of the additions that can be used in these eggs according to your taste. If you like your eggs more solid, feel free to cook them a little longer than 20 minutes. You can also make these in advance and reheat them. … Continue reading

Sweet Potato, Bacon and Egg Salad

This brightly colored, unusual dish can be served for breakfast or as a main dish for lunch or dinner. Crispy bacon adds protein and ever-so-slightly grassy dill makes the flavor more complex. It can be eaten warm or chilled. Butternut squash can be substituted for the sweet potato, mashed avocado can be used instead of mayonnaise, and rosemary can be used instead of dill. … Continue reading