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Paleo Appetizer Recipes

Throwing a party and need some awesome starters? Paleo recipes are our specialty and we’ve got dozens of appetizers to choose from. Whether your event is buffet style or a sit-down service, appetizers set the tone and we’ve got just the right dip, finger food, or mini meal for you.

Almond Flax Paleo Pizza Crust

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Rating: 5
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Need a Paleo pizza crust recipe? Try this one made with flax seeds and almonds. It rises due to the baking powder, which gives it a good texture. It's a … View Recipe

Bacon Wrapped Dates

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Votes: 20
Rating: 4.4
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Bacon and dates together make a surprisingly delicious pairing. Baking the dates softens them and brings out their wonderful sweetness and makes a scrumptious contrast to crispy bacon. Feel free … View Recipe

Buffalo Chicken Wings in “Peanut Sauce”

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Votes: 27
Rating: 4.37
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This simple recipe is a nice Paleo version of Southeast Asian-style spicy peanut chicken dishes, using coconut aminos (available online) and almond butter in place of the traditional soy sauce … View Recipe

Chili Lime Broiled Avocado

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Rating: 5
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Avocados are loaded with good fats and other vitamins and minerals, but they aren’t just for guacamole! This recipe takes only a few minutes and makes a luscious snack you … View Recipe

Chopped Liver

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Votes: 7
Rating: 4.86
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If you think you don’t like liver, try this recipe. It combines chicken livers, chicken or duck fat, sautéed onions and hard-boiled eggs to make a savory, tasty dip offering … View Recipe

Citrus Marinated Olives with Salami

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Rating: 5
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These easy to prepare olives make the perfect snack when served with nitrate-free salami. You can make them up to 5 days in advance and store in the fridge. … View Recipe

Crunchy Almond Chicken Fingers

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Rating: 5
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Those who are craving Paleo finger foods will love these crunchy almond chicken fingers. Created from almond flour, and baked in the oven, they’re sure to please even the pickiest … View Recipe

Crusted Chicken

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Rating: 4.41
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This is a simple and easy replacement for breaded chicken using almond flour. There are a number of variations you could add to the almond flour mix to enhance the … View Recipe

Easy Ceviche

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Votes: 7
Rating: 4.71
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Tips Some fish to try include rockfish, cod, halibut, sole, or flounder. Try to avoid oily fish (i.e. tuna, mackerel, sardines) and freshwater fish (i.e. trout, catfish). Ceviche holds up … View Recipe

Endive Salmon Poppers

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Votes: 12
Rating: 4.58
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This recipe makes a pretty, exotic-looking dish that is ideal as an appetizer for a special dinner party. Salty smoked salmon is topped with pungent minced onion and creamy slices … View Recipe

Fresh Tomatoes with Basil

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Votes: 14
Rating: 4.36
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This recipe can be used as a snack or a very simple salad. You can also add sliced leeks to this if you like. It makes a great base recipe … View Recipe

Garlic and Pepper Cashew Dip

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Rating: 5
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When soaked for a few hours, cashews can be blended to a creamy consistency that you would swear is made of dairy, but it’s not. This recipe combines them with … View Recipe

Green Lightning Shrimp

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Votes: 10
Rating: 4.3
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Cilantro, jalapeno peppers, garlic and cumin combine to make a delicious marinade for grilled shrimp in this recipe. Feel free to sauté the shrimp instead of grilling if you prefer. … View Recipe

Grilled Juneau Shrimp

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Votes: 9
Rating: 4.44
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This is a very flavorful dish using garlic, paprika and cayenne pepper to marinate shrimp for grilling. You can grill the shrimp with vegetables as well, including mushrooms, peppers, tomatoes, … View Recipe

Grilled Shrimp and Veggies on a Stick

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Votes: 10
Rating: 4.5
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Are you looking for your next go-to barbecue dish? This shrimp and veggies on a stick recipe is sure to please—especially for those who love kabobs. In addition to being … View Recipe

Guacamole

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Votes: 10
Rating: 4
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Use as a topping for eggs, salads, chicken or pork, or as a dip alongside chopped vegetables. … View Recipe

Guacamole Deviled Eggs

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Votes: 21
Rating: 4.33
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This recipe is a Paleo version of the traditional favorite, featuring buttery avocado to boost the healthy fat profile. You can add more hot sauce if you desire. You can … View Recipe

Halloweiners or Lil Mummies

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Votes: 10
Rating: 4.4
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These little mummies are sure to be a hit with the little kids and the big kids as well! They are made from all natural lil’ smokie cocktail wieners wrapped … View Recipe

Kale Chips

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Votes: 27
Rating: 4.44
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When you want a delicious, and good-for-you Paleo snack, kale chips offer both of these in one mouthful. Not only are they easy to bake, but these chips have also … View Recipe

Lettuce Wraps

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Votes: 12
Rating: 4.67
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These crisp and crunchy lettuce wraps can feature your favorite fillings. In addition to being a delicious alternative to gluten-free sandwich wraps and bread, lettuce wraps add extra vitamins, nutrients, … View Recipe

Maple Bacon Wrapped Peaches

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Rating: 5
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With only three ingredients, you can whip up a snack that is the perfect combination of sweet and salty. This recipe is a great way of using up the tail … View Recipe

Mediterranean Vegetable Cakes

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Votes: 12
Rating: 4.5
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Those searching for the perfect appetizer idea will find exactly that in these Mediterranean Vegetable Cakes. Their light ingredients will pair well with any main dish allowing for your guests … View Recipe

Mini Parsnip Cakes with Creamy Buffalo Dip

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Rating: 5
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These mini parsnip cakes are crisp and flavorful, and are a great substitute for starchy white potato cakes or hash browns. Served with a quick buffalo dip, they are the … View Recipe

Olive Tapenade

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Votes: 9
Rating: 4.11
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Olive tapenade is delicious when served over chicken cutlets or as a compliment to white fish. Not only is it simple to create, but the versatility of olive tapenade allows … View Recipe

Paleo Hummus

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Votes: 21
Rating: 4.43
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Sometimes, we need a veggie dip or an appetizer idea that makes heads turn. That’s what will happen when you prepare this paleo hummus for your next get-together. Serve it … View Recipe

Paleo Pizza

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Votes: 20
Rating: 4.35
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Just because you’re following a Paleo diet doesn’t mean you have to give up pizza. Check out how to make this easy and delicious, gourmet Paleo pizza. It’s packed with … View Recipe

Paleo Spider Eggs

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Votes: 5
Rating: 4.8
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Put a twist of Halloween into your deviled eggs! In the spirit of the season, this recipe uses avocado to make the fillings green, and the spiders are made from … View Recipe

Pigs In a Blanket

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Votes: 3
Rating: 4.67
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Pigs in a Blanket brings back childhood memories for many of us, plus they’re fun to make! The next time you need a snack idea or appetizer to serve at … View Recipe

Prosciutto Melon Wrap-Ups

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Votes: 10
Rating: 4.7
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When you need an elegant and simple appetizer idea to serve at your next event, these prosciutto and melon wrap-ups will not disappoint. They use simple Paleo ingredients, plus they’re … View Recipe

Prosciutto Wrapped Scallops

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Rating: 4.57
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Salami Stackers

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Votes: 12
Rating: 4.58
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These tasty little snacks are easy to pack on the go. Don't like tomatoes and Dijon? Try pickled peppers and horseradish, or simply smear a slice of avocado with freshly … View Recipe

Satay Chicken Skewers with “Peanut” Sauce

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Votes: 11
Rating: 4.73
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Kebab lovers will go crazy for these Satay Chicken Skewers with “Peanut” Sauce. Not only are they an excellent choice for serving at your next event as an appetizer, but … View Recipe

Sautéed Shrimp

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Votes: 16
Rating: 4.44
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Sautéed shrimp is not only incredibly quick to prepare but also an excellent addition to your Paleo plan. You’ll love serving this up as an appetizer, as well as a … View Recipe

Savory Zucchini Fritters

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Votes: 25
Rating: 4.24
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Zucchini, eggs, and coconut flour come together to make these tasty fritters. You can mix in any number of additional ingredients to your taste, including bacon and green onions, or … View Recipe

Shrimp Cakes

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Votes: 18
Rating: 4.33
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Shrimp cakes are a delicious addition to your table as a main dish or appetizer idea at your next event. The crunch is satisfying when you enjoy these nutrient-packed treats. … View Recipe

Shrimp Cocktail

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Rating: 4.5
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For those who are seeking a light cocktail sauce to serve along with your appetizers at your next event, this Paleo shrimp cocktail is a great and nutrient-rich choice. In … View Recipe

Shrimp Scampi

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Rating: 2.13
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Scampi, or langoustines are tiny, lobster-like crustaceans that in traditional Italian cooking are sautéed with olive oil, garlic, onion and white wine.  The American version of this classic favors shrimp … View Recipe

Sweet Potato Latkes

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Votes: 6
Rating: 4.67
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Fans of traditional potato pancakes can still enjoy this crisp fried favorite while eating Paleo. All you need to do is swap potatoes with sweet potatoes. Healthy coconut oil is … View Recipe

Thai Chicken Wraps

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Votes: 24
Rating: 4.42
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Add a bit of kick to your appetizers with these Thai chicken wraps. The Thai sauce can be customized to your taste and the use of lettuce as an alternative … View Recipe

Vegetable Kebabs

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Votes: 9
Rating: 4.56
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Vegetable kebabs are the perfect addition to any meat when planning your next Paleo diet meal. Serve these up as an appetizer at your next event. Either way, the combination … View Recipe

Zucchini Pizza Bites

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Rating: 5
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For an easy and satisfying snack, these pizza bites will hit the spot. The cheese is made of cashews, which turn creamy and rich when blended with water and lemon … View Recipe