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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 great Paleo pizza crust recipe? Try our Almond Flax Paleo Pizza Crust recipe made with flax seeds and almonds. It rises due to the baking powder, which gives … View Recipe

Asian Ground Beef and Veggie Lettuce Wraps

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Votes: 13
Rating: 4.69
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Asian food is considered to be healthy by a lot of people, but when you break it down, it contains a lot of ingredients that aren’t quite Paleo friendly. Namely … 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, making them a scrumptious contrast to crispy and savory bacon. … 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 broiled avocado recipe takes only a few minutes and makes a luscious … 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 Paleo Chopped Liver recipe. It combines chicken livers, chicken or duck fat, sautéed onions and hard-boiled eggs to make a savory, … View Recipe

Citrus Marinated Olives with Salami

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Rating: 5
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This easy to prepare marinated olives recipe make a healthy Paleo snack that's loaded with healthy fats and proteins, when served with nitrate-free salami. You can make these citrus marinated … View Recipe

Crunchy Almond Chicken Fingers

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Rating: 5
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Got a craving for some crunchy finger foods on your Paleo diet? Then you'll love this crunchy almond chicken fingers recipe! Covered in almond flour and then baked in the oven, … View Recipe

Crusted Chicken

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Votes: 22
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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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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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: 22
Rating: 4.36
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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 Halloweiners are sure to be a hit at Halloween with the little kids and the big kids as well! This little mummies recipe is made from all natural lil’ … View Recipe

Kale Chips

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Votes: 27
Rating: 4.44
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When you're craving 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 become … 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 healthy Paleo snack that is the perfect combination of sweet and salty. This Maple Bacon Wrapped Peaches recipe is a great way … View Recipe

Mediterranean Vegetable Cakes

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Votes: 13
Rating: 4.38
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Paleo peeps searching for the perfect appetizer idea will find exactly that in this Mediterranean Vegetable Cakes recipe. Their light ingredients will pair well with any main dish allowing for your … 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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Our Paleo olive tapenade recipe is delicious when served over chicken cutlets or as a sophisticated compliment to white fish. Not only is it simple to create, but the versatility … View Recipe

Paleo Hummus

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Votes: 21
Rating: 4.43
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Traditional hummus is made from garbanzo beans (chick peas), and since legumes are not allowed on the Paleo diet, unfortunately neither is hummus. But fret not Paleo pals, because we … 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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Rating: 4.83
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Put a twist of Halloween into your deviled eggs! In the spirit of the season, this deviled eggs recipe uses avocado to make the egg fillings creepy green, and the … View Recipe

Pigs In a Blanket

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Votes: 3
Rating: 4.67
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Pigs in a Blanket bring back childhood memories for many of us, plus they’re fun to make (and even funner to eat)! The next time you need a healthy snack idea … View Recipe

Prosciutto Melon Wrap-Ups

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Votes: 11
Rating: 4.73
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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 … View Recipe

Prosciutto Wrapped Scallops

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Votes: 9
Rating: 4.67
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This Prosciutto Wrapped Scallops recipe is a delicious Paleo appetizer or main course when served with a side of veggies. They're super easy to make - simply wrap seared scallops … View Recipe

Red Curry Shrimp with Coconut and Basil

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Votes: 14
Rating: 4.57
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This Paleo Red Curry Shrimp with Coconut and Basil recipe is bursting with flavor and nutrition. It is prepared on the stove-top in a skillet, but could also be prepared … View Recipe

Salami Stackers

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Votes: 13
Rating: 4.62
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These tasty little Paleo snacks are easy to make, and easy to pack on the go. If you don't prefer tomatoes and Dijon, then try using pickled peppers and horseradish instead. Or … View Recipe

Satay Chicken Skewers with “Peanut” Sauce

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Votes: 12
Rating: 4.75
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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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Rating: 4.47
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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: 26
Rating: 4.27
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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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Rating: 4.37
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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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Votes: 9
Rating: 4.56
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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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Votes: 8
Rating: 2.13
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Scampi (also known as langoustines) are tiny, lobster-like crustaceans that are often used in traditional Italian cooking where you'll see them sautéed with olive oil, garlic, onion and white wine.  The … View Recipe

Sweet Potato Latkes

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Votes: 7
Rating: 4.71
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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. Latkes originated in the … View Recipe

Thai Chicken Wraps

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Votes: 25
Rating: 4.44
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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 Paleo snack, these zucchini pizza bites will definitely hit the spot. The 'cheese' is made of cashews, which turn creamy and rich when blended with … View Recipe

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