Recipes For Paleo-ish Dieters

The main points of paleo-ish recipes

All recipes adhere to the ‘spirit’ of the paleo guidelines.  If you cannot pull it out of the ground, pick it from a tree or kill it yourself, then it probably shouldn’t be on your plate. 

Live as our ancestors would have lived but cut a few small corners to make life easier, simpler and faster in the kitchen.

The minor inclusions will make no difference to someone of good digestive health; still, those with sensitivity issues should be wary of the ingredients before making any recipe.

What’s included?

All meats.

All fish and seafood

Eggs

All vegetables

A moderate amount of fruit

A small amount of honey

Included foods that are considered paleo-controversial

Bacon

Ghee

Nightshades

White vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar

Other included foods which would otherwise not be permitted on a ‘strict’ paleo diet

Store-bought stock and cubes

Tomato puree

Pre-made mustards, including Dijon mustard

White potatoes

Balsamic vinegar

What’s not included?

Deli Meats

Dairy

Grains

Legumes

Soy

Added/artificial sugars

Rice

Additives

Preservatives

Great Paleo Dinner Recipe Combos

Chicken Combo

Starter
Prawn Cocktail

Keto Prawn Cocktail with Marie Rose Sauce

A gorgeous tasting prawn cocktail with a Marie Rose sauce. It’s super healthy and shockingly delicious!

Main
Cajun Marinated Chicken with or without Cheddar Cheese Mayo Dressing

Low Carb Cajun Chicken

Spicy and full of flavour! Tender chicken with a great Cajun-inspired marinade. Leave it without the dressing and wonderfully hot for paleo!

Side
Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet potato as chips. Filling, delicious and nutritious.

Dip
Easy Homemade Mayonnaise

Easy Homemade Mayonnaise

A fast and easy to make mayonnaise. A basic condiment for use with almost everything. This is as good as the store-bought stuff but almost zero carbs and filled with healthy fats. A great recipe for a healthier lifestyle.

Beef Combo

Starter
paleo guacamole on boiled eggs

Paleo Guacamole on Boiled Eggs

Traditional guacamole without any non-paleo ingredients. Avocado, tomato and onion with a few flavourings over perfectly boiled eggs. A highly versatile recipe.

Main
paleo beef and onion crusty pie

Paleo Beef and Onion Crusty Pie

Slow cooked beef and onion with an almond flour crusty pastry topping. This is easy-to-make comfort food for the paleo diet.

Side
mashed cauliflower on a beige plate with aa knob of butter in the centre

Mashed Cauliflower

One of the basics and so incredibly simple, yet still delicious.

Dessert
Mango Pudding with Coconut Cream

Mango Pudding with Coconut Cream

Mango pudding and a topping of coconut cream with a sprinkling of cocoa powder and a drizzle of honey.

Fish Combo

Starter
Easy Egg Salad

Keto Easy Egg Salad

Fast, easy and delicious. A naturally low carb egg salad to use anywhere, anytime.

Main
roast sea bream on grape salad on a beige plate

Paleo Salted Sea Bream with Grape Salad and Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Salted sea bream with delicious salad of lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes, shallots, celery and grapes. All finished off with a sweet apple cider vinaigrette.

Side
sliced low carb chia bread on a white chopping board

Low Net Carb Chia Bread

A small loaf of soft bread made with almond flour, egg and chia seeds. Great for dipping in soup or in a basket at the side of a meal.

Pork Combo

Main
sliced simple roasted pork loin

Zero Carb Simple Roasted Pork Loin

An easy, simple recipe which produces delicious pork with a salty crusting for minimal effort. It follows the paleo diet, and is so incredibly juicy you won’t even need a sauce!

Side
fried cabbage and crispy bacon

Fried Cabbage with Crispy Bacon

Soft fried cabbage with crispy, salty bacon and a bit of seasoning makes for great tasting side dish. Who knew cabbage could taste so good?

Dessert
Mixed berries on Coconut Cream

Carl’s Mixed Berries on Coconut Cream

A simple mix of different berries on coconut cream and drizzled with honey. Tasty paleo doesn’t need to be complicated.

Lamb Combo

Main

a mushroom sauce over cooked lamb chops on a plate

Creamy Mushrooms over Marinated Lamb Chops

Marinated lamb chops, perfectly grilled, and then drenched in a paleo compliant creamy mushroom sauce.

Side

Simple Paleo Fried Cauliflower Rice

Probably the easiest cauliflower rice recipe you will ever find. Cauliflower, lard, a frying pan and ten minutes is all you need. Make your cauliflower rice the easy way – the healthy way.

Side
paleo tri-colour salad with lettuce, avocado, red bell pepper, mango and red currants

Paleo Tri-Colour Salad

This is an exotic and fruity salad you can prep in just 15 minutes. It’s colourful, delicious and incredibly tasty.

Paleo-ish Meat Recipes

two sausage rolls made with almond flour on a white surface

Keto Tasty Sausage Rolls without Cheese

Comfort food for a low carb diet and good for paleo as well. Juicy sausages, crumbly pastry, so deliciously filling and so incredibly tasty. Dieting never tasted so good!

A Juicy and Tender Beef Roast

Low Carb Simple Juicy and Tender Beef Roast

This is an easy recipe for a succulent medium to rare roast beef joint. The crust is nicely crispy. A main meal for dinner any day of the week.

Simple Roast Chicken

Zero Carb Simple Paleo Roast Chicken

Juicy, delicious, simple, roasted chicken.

Cajun Marinated Chicken with or without Cheddar Cheese Mayo Dressing

Low Carb Cajun Chicken

Spicy and full of flavour! Tender chicken with a great Cajun-inspired marinade. Leave it without the dressing and wonderfully hot for paleo!

a white bowl of avocado, tomatoes and beef in sauce with a spoon

Baddha Bowl of Beef Cubes for One

A hearty and delicious meal by itself – beef stew for the slow cooker. And, best of all… it’s paleo too.

Paleo Sweet Potato and Tuna Bake

Tinned tuna with sweet potato, bell pepper and onion; simply add in some seasonings and bake in the oven for paleo comfort food.

Cauliflower Crisp Creole Style Chicken

Low Carb Paleo Cauliflower Crispy Creole Style Chicken

Southern fried chicken which ticks paleo diet boxes. Juicy chicken breast with a crispy coating of fried cauliflower deliciously seasoned with a creole style spice mix.

cooked pork medallions in a pan with a creamy mushroom sauce and onions

Paleo Low Carb Smothered Pork Medallions

Pork medallions dusted in paleo-friendly almond flour and seared in ghee with a creamy delicate sauce of mushrooms and onions.

paleo beef and onion crusty pie

Paleo Beef and Onion Crusty Pie

Slow cooked beef and onion with an almond flour crusty pastry topping. This is easy-to-make comfort food for the paleo diet.

four roasted chicken drumsticks on a baking tray

Zero Carb Simple Chicken Drumsticks

Crispy, juicy drumsticks of deliciousness! The easiest and one of the best paleo, whole30 main dishes for only 3 ingredients!

Oven Braised Lamb Shanks for Dinner

Oven Braised Lamb Shanks

Salted and seared lamb shanks roasted slowly in the oven till the meat is soft and juicy.

Seared Mahi-mahi

Seared Mahi Mahi

Dust mahi-mahi fillets with a few mild seasonings and sear in a pan. An easy and simple recipe.

Paleo Ikea Swedish Meatballs

Paleo Ikea Swedish Meatballs

Delicious, juicy meatballs with a creamy sauce. This is a slightly modified copy of the Ikea Swedish meatballs recipe.

Tuscan Chicken

Tuscan Chicken

Don’t be put off by the look of this. It looks like a fancy dish which takes a gourmet chef to make but it is actually one of the simplest.

Scrumptious Beef Mince which reheats too!

Scrumptious Beef Mince which reheats too!

A scrumptious tasting beef mince which is at its best when reheated. Great to keep in the fridge for the end of the day or freeze it till you need it.

Pork Chops with Smoked Paprika Seasoning

Pork Chops with Smoked Paprika Seasoning

Pork chops with smoked paprika and seasonings pan-seared to make a tasty and juicy weeknight main course.

Tomato Twist Tuna Burger

Tomato Twisted Tuna Burgers

For dinner, a starter or as a snack these tuna burgers with an added tomato kick are simple to make and taste really great.

Pan-fried Salmon with a Creamy Fresh Dill Sauce

A classic combination of salmon and dill with a paleo coconut cream sauce.

chicken with mayonnaise, tomato, cucumber and lettuce on cloud bread

Low Carb Chicken Mayo Sandwiches

One of the best sandwich combos made with healthy ingredients. Chicken Mayo Sandwiches with all the trimmings. Just eat!

Salted foil baked salmon fillet

Zero Carb Simple Salted Salmon Fillet

Juicy salmon fillet cooked in the simplest way. Just sprinkle with salt, dash with olive oil and wrap in aluminium foil.

Blackened Shrimp

Paleo Low Carb Blackened Shrimp

From the American South original: plump shrimp covered in blackening spices and sizzled in lard.

Slow Roasted Boneless Lamb Shoulder with Dried Rosemary and Garlic

Slow Roasted Boneless Lamb Shoulder with Dried Rosemary and Garlic

An easy and utterly delicious way to make a slow roasted lamb shoulder using dried herbs for when you might not have any fresh.

lamb meatballs with scattered parsly

Low Carb Oven Roasted Lamb Meatballs

Lamb mince with fennel and spices rolled into juicy meatballs and roasted in the oven.

Fingers with an Almond Flour Coating and Creamy Mayonnaise

Low Carb Chicken Fingers with Mayonnaise

Juicy chicken breast, covered in almond flour and herbs, sizzled in the pan and healthy homemade mayonnaise to dunk it in!

paleo bolognese on courgettte noodles

Paleo Bolognese

The paleo version of the classic bolognese recipe. It keeps all the flavour without the unhealthy ingredients. Delicious and tasty!

Slow-roasted Pork Shank

Keto Slow-roasted Pork Shanks

Juicy and delicious! Simple pork shanks slow roasted in the oven for one of the best tasting pork dinner you will ever eat.

paleo salmon with red onion, cherry tomatoes and wilted spinach in a coconut cream sauce

Paleo Salmon with Red Onion, Cherry Tomatoes and Wilted Spinach in a Coconut Cream Sauce

Combine healthy salmon, sweet tomatoes, sharp onion, bitter spinach and smooth coconut cream for a recipe which looks fabulous, tastes great and is simple enough for a week day meal.

braised steak with dark rich onion sauce

Low Carb Braising Steak in Onion Mustard Sauce

Slow cooked beef in a low carb sauce of warm onion and mustard.

Paleo Keto Comforting Shepherd's Pie

Paleo Keto Comforting Shepherd’s Pie

Lamb mince with a cauliflower topping for the ultimate comfort dish – tastes just like the original!

Garlic Lemon Chicken Goujons

Garlic Lemon Chicken Goujons

Chicken breast strips sizzled in duck fat with lemon, garlic and seasonings.

Not So Blackened Mahi mahi

Not So Blackened Mahi Mahi

Mahi mahi and a few spices makes… not so blackened mahi mahi. Ok, ok, I admit I didn’t really know how to sell it but it tastes nice, it’s easy and fast.

sliced simple roasted pork loin

Zero Carb Simple Roasted Pork Loin

An easy, simple recipe which produces delicious pork with a salty crusting for minimal effort. It fits every diet, and is so incredibly juicy you won’t even need a sauce!

Paleo Chicken Butter Curry

Paleo Chicken Butter Curry

A creamy delicious dinner of chicken and tomatoes in an array of Indian spices for a paleo version of the classic recipe.

Paleo Salisbury Steak with Delicious Yet Simple Mushroom Sauce

Paleo Salisbury Steak with Simple Creamy Mushroom Sauce or Soup

The classic Salisbury Steak made paleo with minced beef and all the seasonings; all it needs is smothering with a delicious ‘mushroom’ sauce.

Pork Chops with Honey Butter

Pork Chops with Honey Butter

A sweeter way to do a week night pork chop.

Paleo Creole Shrimp

Paleo Creole Shrimp

Onions, bell pepper and celery with plenty of creole herbs and a healthy dose of tomatoes simmered slowly before adding in plump, juicy shrimp. A paleo version of the classic creole dish.

cauliflower shrimp curry in a white bowl

Cauliflower Shrimp Curry

Similar to a stir fry. A thrown together recipe of healthy ingredients with an interesting colour.

eggs and bacon breakfast on a plate

Two Eggs, Two Bacon, Breakfast For One

Diet friendly and filling bacon and eggs. Wholesome and delicious!

paleo creamy mustard smothered chicken in a large frying pan

Paleo Creamy Mustard Smothered Chicken

A thick tastebud satisfying sauce over juicy chicken that is healthy as well as delicious!

pork chop topped with apples and cinnamon

Paleo Pork Chops with Apple Cinnamon Sauce

A warm combination of autumn flavours, apple and cinnamon, make a delicious sweet sauce served over juicy pan-fried pork chop. A paleo recipe with simple ingredients that’s just a little bit different.

Sirloin Steak

Zero Carb Simple Sirloin Steak

This is a wholesome sirloin steak, pure and simple. A little bit of salt, a little bit of pepper, something to cook it in and it’s zero carbs of deliciousness.

a mushroom sauce over cooked lamb chops on a plate

Creamy Mushrooms over Marinated Lamb Chops

Marinated lamb chops, perfectly grilled, and then drenched in a paleo compliant creamy mushroom sauce.

roasted stuffed seabream with herbs on a white plate

Low Carb Paleo Sea Bream Stuffed with Tomatoes and Shallots

Perfectly roasted sea bream with a dusting of herbs and oil, stuffed with tomatoes, shallots and garlic. A great tasting paleo fish recipe.

Grilled Lamb Chops with Allspice and Rosemary

Grilled Lamb Chops with Allspice and Rosemary

Juicy, marinated lamb chops grilled with warm allspice, rosemary and garlic seasoning.

roasted lamb covered in spices

Coriander and Cumin Lamb Roast

A slow roasted boneless lamb joint rubbed in an olive oil infused mix or coriander, cumin and other warm spices. Sear it in ghee on the hob and slow-roast in the oven.

homemade beef burger on cloud bread withe burger sauce, fried onions, tomato and lettuce

Delicious Low Carb Paleo Beefburgers

The most delicious homemade beefburger on cloud bread with simple tangy burger sauce, blackened onions, tomato and lettuce. Paleo doesn’t get better than this!

a juicy fried pork chop

Simple Weeknight Fried Pork Chops

Thin-cut bone-in pork chops cooked simply and fast for a delicious diet friendly dinner of natural ingredients.

Pan Fried Chicken Thighs

Pan Fried Chicken Thighs

How to cook juicy chicken thighs for an easy paleo main meal with zero carbs.

SAge Encrusted Pork Roast

Sage Encrusted Pork Roast

A juicy pork roast with an outer crusting of sage and seasonings.

Paleo Bbq Ribs

Paleo Bbq Ribs

Utterly delicious bbq ribs with sticky and gooey meat which just falls off the bones.

Crispy Crumb Masala Chicken

Crispy Crumb Masala Chicken

Marinated chicken pieces pan-fried in a coating of masala spiced cauliflower crumbs.

Simple Chicken Soup

Simple Chicken Soup

Simple chicken soup with nothing fancy. Just deliciousness!

Prawn and Egg Fried Cauliflower Rice

Veggies, prawns and eggs combined. Make this Chinese rice dish without the rice and without the carbs.

Creole Style Slow Roasted Lamb Hindshanks

Creole Style Slow Roasted Lamb Hindshanks

A lamb spice rub which is a little bit different. Based upon creole herbs but minus the heat this combination rub gives the meat a creole flavour on the outside with melt in your mouth lamb meat on the inside.

Foil Wrapped Salmon with Dill and Coriander

Foil Wrapped Salmon with Dill and Coriander

This version of baked salmon has a mix of citrus and herbal from the combined flavours of dill, coriander and lemon.

Keto Slow Cooked Lamb Crusty Pie

Keto Slow Cooked Lamb Crusty Pie

Comforting, tasty hot lamb pie with soft juicy meat inside and crusty, crumbly pastry outside, smothered with a hearty gravy. Healthy in ingredients, delicious in taste.

Low Carb Seared Salmon with Paprika and Thyme on a green plate with lettuce and cucumber

Low Carb Seared Salmon with Smoked Paprika and Thyme

Salmon with smoked paprika and thyme for smokey and earthy flavours brought out with searing.

Paleo-ish Vegetable Recipes

mashed cauliflower on a beige plate with aa knob of butter in the centre

Mashed Cauliflower

One of the basics and so incredibly simple, yet still delicious.

Paleo Simple Roasted Broccoli

Paleo Simple Roasted Broccoli

A simple, basic side dish – pure paleo. Broccoli florets in olive oil and salt, roasted in the oven.

Butternut and Bell Pepper Curry

Warm curry spices and the sweet flavours of butternut squash, bell pepper, apple and honey smoothed with coconut cream. Paleo deliciousness!

two white bowls of butternut squash and carrot soup

Butternut Squash and Carrot Soup

A thick, luxurious paleo soup of butternut squash, carrot and apple mixed with warm, comforting flavours and eastern healing spices.

Paleo Simple Cabbage Wheels

Slices of seasoned cabbage roasted to soft in the middle and crispy on the outside.

roasted butternut sqaush

Roasted Butternut Squash

Just butternut squash, salt and olive oil for use as a side dish by itself or a component of another recipe.

Simple Roasted Carrots

Simple Roasted Carrots

One of the basics. Carrots with olive oil and salt are oven roasted till soft.

Spinach with Bacon and Toasted Pine Nuts

Spinach with Bacon and Toasted Pine Nuts

This side dish will use up that vitamin packed spinach sitting in the fridge. Wilt the spinach in tasty bacon fat with crunchy bacon bits and toss in some toasted pine nuts.

Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet potato as chips. Filling, delicious and nutritious.

Apple and Tomato Courgette Boats

Sweet and mild. Apple and tomato pieces presented on courgette boats and baked in the oven. A light side dish which works well with stronger, heavier mains.

Simple Paleo Fried Cauliflower Rice

Probably the easiest cauliflower rice recipe you will ever find. Cauliflower, lard, a frying pan and ten minutes is all you need. Make your cauliflower rice the easy way – the healthy way.

Tomato and Red Pepper Curry

Peppery Indian spices combined with the sweet flavours of roasted tomato, red bell pepper and fennel make this a hot and tasty paleo curry.

roasted red bell pepper

Roasted Red Bell Pepper

Simple ‘how to’ roast a bell pepper in the oven. A sweet and simple paleo side dish.

Mixed Veggie Bake

Mixed Veggie Bake

A medley of roasted vegetables for a healthy vitamin packed side dish.

spiralised courgette/ zucchini

Courgette Noodles/Zoodles

The easiest way to enjoy courgette noodles.

cauliflower, tomato and tomato with tomato puree and other additions on a white plate

Sweet and Sour Cauliflower and Tomato

Mix cauliflower, tomato, apple and tomato puree for a healthy copycat of the traditional flavour blendings of sweet and sour. This is a simple paleo weeknight side dish.

sliced parsnip

Paleo Curry Tinted Parsnip Chips

A simple recipe for a paleo side dish or snack. Sliced parsnips with curry powder and olive oil, baked in the oven.

roasted spring onions

Roasted Spring Onions

Simple roasted spring onions, a sweet and flavour filled side dish.

roasted broccoli and butternut squash

Roasted Broccoli and Butternut

Butternut squash, broccoli, tomato and spring onions roasted with curry powder for a warm vitamin packed side dish.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Just brussels sprouts, olive oil, salt and pepper roasted in the oven for a simple tasty side dish.

Mashed Cauliflower, Bacon and Spring Onion in a frying pan with a wooden spoon

Mashed Cauliflower, Bacon and Spring Onion

A side dish which is a bit more than the basic cauliflower mash. Just add in some garlic, onion and bacon for something a bit more flavourful.

Creamy Parsnip and Leek with Ginger

Creamy Parsnip and Leek with Ginger

A side dish or soup packed full of flavour for pure veggie decadence.

Tasty Paleo-ish Extras That Are Great With Just About Anything

sliced low carb chia bread on a white chopping board

Low Net Carb Chia Bread

A small loaf of soft bread made with almond flour, egg and chia seeds. Great for dipping in soup or in a basket at the side of a meal.

2 slices of paleo cloud breaad on a plate

Paleo Cloud Bread

Cloud Bread is made from only natural ingredients. It’s strong enough and flexible enough to hold a sandwich together and only 0.6g net carbs. It’s follows paleo rules and tastes great too.

two paleo skillet flatbreads, one on top of the other, on a white plate

Keto Skillet Flatbread

A simple, fast and easy skillet bread, made with only paleo ingredients.

Paleo Guacamole on Boiled Eggs sprinkled with paprika