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Shrimp, Watermelon, and Tomato Salad

Shrimp, Watermelon and Tomato Salad

This easy to put together Paleo salad recipe combines tender shrimp with sweet watermelon and cherry tomatoes. It’s best made in the height of summer when the sweet fruits are in season. Tossed with a little lime juice, olive oil and fresh herbs, this amazing Paleo salad will be a big hit at your next barbecue. Our Shrimp, Watermelon and Tomato Salad recipe makes a light meal, but you can leave the shrimp out for a nice vegan-friendly side dish that goes great … Continue reading

Strawberry Creme Dessert

Strawberry Crème Dessert

Our Strawberry Crème Dessert recipe is Paleo, vegetarian, and vegan-friendly! If you enjoyed this recipe, try our Berries with Coconut and Lime recipe next time. For even more delicious and Paleo dessert recipes (and hundreds of other FREE Paleo recipes), visit our Paleo Plan recipe center!

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Rhubarb Sorbet

Rhubarb Sorbet

It's hard to believe that so much flavor and deliciousness can come from so few ingredients blended together in this incredible, easily edible Paleo Rhubarb Sorbet recipe. Rhubarb, citrus, strawberries, honey, and vanilla are the perfect complements to one another in this easy to make Paleo and vegan friendly Rhubarb Sorbet. If you loved our Paleo Rhubarb Sorbet recipe, try our Baked Banana and Coconut Ice Cream recipe, or our regular Paleo Ice cream recipe next time around! For even more healthy … Continue reading


Toasted Apple Crisp

Few things make a house smell as festive as apples baking in the oven, and if you're looking for the perfect Paleo dessert to serve this holiday season, look no further! This Paleo Toasted Apple Crisp has a toasted, buttery sweetness with the bonus of being 100% dairy free! It's satisfying both warm and cold, topped with Coconut Whipped Cream, Paleo Ice Cream, or just eaten straight from the pan! You can also make the granola topping for a snack all … Continue reading


Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie

Smoothies are the perfect breakfast or snack for meals on the run. The chia seeds in this deliciously fruity version add a unique texture. Drink this Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie smoothie right away for a satisfying crunch, or wait for the seeds to “gel” and enjoy a texture similar to tapioca pearls. This shake is lower in protein than most Paleo breakfasts, so be sure to pair it with a hard-boiled egg, some cooked chicken or sausage, or a handful of almonds … Continue reading


Prosciutto Melon Wrap-Ups

When you need an elegant and simple appetizer dish to serve at your next event, this Paleo Prosciutto Melon Wrap-Ups recipe will not disappoint. Our recipe uses simple and healthy ingredients that perfectly complement one another in this four ingredient Paleo appetizer recipe. An extra bonus - they’re quick and easy to make the day of your event. They also plate-up easily and beautifully for a delicious and stunning presentation. If you enjoyed this simple Prosciutto Melon Wrap-Ups recipe, try our Prosciutto Wrapped Scallops appetizer recipe next … Continue reading

Paleo Granola Musesli

Paleo Granola / Muesli

Think you can’t have granola on a Paleo diet? Think again! Instead of using oats (as most traditional granola recipes do), this Paleo Granola recipe uses healthy, grain-free ingredients like almonds, walnuts and chia seeds and toasts them in the oven to bring out their full flavor. You can enjoy this recipe warm or at room temperature. We like to call it Paleo Muesli when it's served hot and Paleo Granola when it's served cold or at room temperature. It … Continue reading

Mango and Calamari Ceviche

If you're a fan of the fried calamari you get off the appetizer menu of your favorite restaurant, you’ll love this mango and calamari ceviche as a fresh twist that is totally Paleo friendly. Calamari is the name given to squid when it's served as food. Calamari is quite neutral in flavor, but has a wonderful firm texture that is quite reminiscent of pasta. Squid is also a great source of protein, phosphorus, vitamin B-12, riboflavin, zinc, niacin, and other important … Continue reading

Strawberry Hazelnut Salad

This simple to prepare Strawberry Hazelnut Salad salad recipe combines peppery arugula greens with sweet juicy strawberries, buttery avocado, and crunchy hazelnuts for a crowd-pleasing Paleo side dish that's just as healthy as it is delicious. Serve with a perfectly-cooked steak or another lean protein for a complete and well-rounded Paleo meal. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge so you can enjoy the salad leftovers for days! If you enjoyed this Strawberry Hazelnut Salad recipe, try our … Continue reading


Raspberry Almond Muffins

With almond butter, almond extract, and slivered almonds in the batter (made from almond flour), these raspberry almond muffins have plenty of almond flavor all around. Frozen or fresh berries can be used, and you can also substitute any other type of berries you have on hand for the raspberries in this vegetarian-friendly and Paleo muffin recipe. The recipe makes about 10 muffins, and they hold up pretty well in the freezer too. If you enjoyed this Raspberry Almond Muffins recipe, … Continue reading

If You’re Craving Carbs, You Might Just Need Some Carbs

Is this you? Low-Carb Endurance Exerciser "I run or do CrossFit 5 days a week. I'm on a Paleo diet - no grains, no high glycemic fruits, no starchy veggies because that's what I heard I should be doing. But I have these intense cravings for sugar and I end up bingeing on cookies because I just can't control myself. What am I doing wrong?? Maybe I just need more self control..." Or this... Low-Carb Moderate Excerciser "I lift 2-3 times a … Continue reading

How Much Fruit Should I Eat When First Starting Paleo?

The simple truth is that I don't know. Lemme explain. Whether or not you're trying to lose weight, the amount of fruit you should eat really depends on two things: how active you are and how your particular body responds to carbs.       Activity Level If you're an athletic person, you're probably going to need more carbs. More on this in a couple days, but that's all you need to know for now. You're A Unique Snowflake Our bodies really … Continue reading


Berries with Coconut and Lime

Thick, full-fat coconut milk and lime make a fantastic combination and are a great complement to a bowl of fresh berries. The coconut milk has the consistency of whipped cream and the lime brightens the flavors in this mouth-watering Paleo Berries with Coconut and Lime recipe. You can also use frozen berries of your choice in this easy vegan and Paleo-friendly recipe. For a festive 4th of July dessert, I like to use blueberries and sliced red strawberries topped with … Continue reading

Banana Tapioca Crepes

This Paleo Banana Tapioca Crepes recipe combines tapioca flour, eggs, bananas and full-fat coconut milk into a healthy, protein-packed Paleo snack that can also be used as a wrap around either sweet or savory fillings. Eat these Paleo crepes on their own, or pair them with another protein or some sauteed veggies for a complete Paleo meal. If you make up a whole batch, they will keep in your fridge all week, making a quick to-go snack. If your'e looking for … Continue reading


Let’s All Stop Freaking Out About Carbs

When I was at the PaleoFX conference, we were given mostly meat to eat. I was grateful for the food, but I really like vegetables and fruit. So I went to a co-op and got some celery. I was chomping on the celery stalk as I walked through the conference hall and someone actually said to me, "Whoa, vegetables!" as if I'd committed some Paleo crime. There was such a vibe of carbs-are-the-devil at the conference that Dr. Emily Deans … 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