Recipe Index

You never know when you’re going to need a new recipe – or one you’ve loved over and over again – fast! This lists all the recipes on the blog by category so I hope you find something delicious to balance out your day. Enjoy!


Spicy Pepper Meat Sauce – Looking for something with a little kick to top off your Paleo “noodles”? Look no further!

Paleo Beef Stroganoff – Think you need sour cream and egg noodles for an amazing Beef Stroganoff? Think again – all the goodness in a Paleo package!

Super Simple Taco Meat – Super easy, super tasty!

Pot Roast – When something this easy tastes this good, you have to try it.

Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff – An easy variation on one of my top rated recipes.

Smoky Picadillo – Savory/Sweet meat with a smoky twist.

Ginger Beef with Snow Peas – A few flavorful ingredients come together in a flash.

Chipotle Meatballs – A savory snack with a kick.


Mexican Pork and Pepper Stew – Head south with a richly spiced stew topped with Avocado-Citrus Cream.

Puerto Rican Pork and Potato Stew – Tender pork with a salty kick from capers and olives. So good!

Slow Cooker Pork Shoulder with Sage – Pork in the slow cooker is one of the easiest, tastiest ways to get meat on the table.

Spicy Slow Cooker Pork – Few ingredients lead to great flavor with this slow cooker stew.

Cauliflower Risotto with Ham and Asparagus – A beautiful springtime dish to delight the senses.

Italian Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms – Is it a pork dish? A veggie dish? A snack? Who cares! It’s delicious!


Shepard’s Pie with a Veggie Twist – I’m convinced that even my Irish friends won’t mind the Paleo changes once they’ve tasted this dish!


Turkey Stuffing Loaf – Thanksgiving in a hurry, any time.

Turkey and Celery Salad with Cinnamon-Citrus Dressing – Leftover turkey? Check. Seasonal clementines? Check. Exotic dressing that takes you to warmer climes? Check!

Cajun Chicken – Just a little spicy with tons of flavor, this is great on zucchini noodles or cauliflower rice. It’s even great on its own!

Chicken Apple Basil Salad – Chicken salad that makes you smile all day long.

Baked Chicken Thighs – These crispy, juicy thighs are delicious just as they are, but if you bake up a big batch, you can use them in recipes all week long!

Chipotle Turkey – A little spicy, a lot simple. Use this ground turkey at breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

White Turkey Chili – Paleo generally avoids beans, so try this swap and bring white chili back.

Bacon-wrapped Chicken with Roasted Onion Gravy – Bacon and gravy. Need I say more?

Spring Fling Chicken & Nectarine Salad – A light and refreshing salad with bursts of nectarine.

Combo Protein

Easy Meat Sauce – A combination of beef and pork gives this sauce all-day simmer flavor in about an hour.

Italian Meatballs – Italian flavored meat in a portable package. These meatballs are great to have on hand for meals or snacks.

Fish and Shrimp

Buffalo Shrimp and Spaghetti Squash – If you miss buffalo wings, try this version instead! It’s nice and spicy comfort food.

Tuna-Apple Salad with Creamy Tarragon Dressing – Healthy and delicious, this salad feels like a treat.

Confetti “Rice” Salad with Salmon – A little tangy, a little spicy, and a whole lot of yum.

Bruschetta Salmon over Garlicky Zoodles – Beautiful, tasty and fast!

Heavenly Spiced Shrimp – These are good hot or cold so make a big batch.


Italian Scramble – Warm and cozy and just right for breakfast, lunch OR dinner.

Ham and Broccoli Frittata – Jazz it up, dress it down, whatever suits your fancy!

Zoodles and Eggs – Comfort in a bowl!

Tuna-Stuffed Eggs – Deviled Eggs with extra protein. Yes, please.

Buffalo Deviled Eggs – Once all the eggs are found, then what? I say spice things up with these!

Salsa Baked Eggs – These are so quick and simple that they are a staple in my fridge.

Cucumber Eggs with Turmeric – One of those strange combinations that works better than you think!


Roasted Spaghetti Squash – Easiest way to break ’em open and get cooking!

Autumn Mash – A warm and festive side dish for a special night or any night!

Jeweled Brussels Sprouts – These tiny cabbages are irresistible AND beautiful!

Roasted Cauliflower with Lemon-Caper Vinaigrette – The humble cauliflower gets dressed up and becomes the star of the show!

Garam Masala Creamed Collard Greens – Want a new leafy green to love? These collard greens will have you smitten!

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Mushrooms – Sweetly caramelized Brussels sprouts combine with meaty mushrooms to form a comforting side dish beautiful enough for company.

Roasted Asparagus – Elegant, beautiful, delicious…and fast! This is definitely a veggie side you want to have in your repertoire.

Sesame Roasted Brussels Sprouts – Caramelized Brussels sprouts with toasted sesame oil and a sprinkle of scallions.

Squash Noodles with Cilantro Pesto – Twirl ’em, slurp ’em, however you eat them – zoodles topped with cilantro pesto make a great side for just about anything!

Simple Cauliflower Rice – The little black dress of sides!

South-of-the-Border Sweet Potato Noodles – I love these comforting, nicely spiced noodles for any meal of the day.

Zesty Zoodles with Wilted Arugula – If you can do it with a noodle, you can do it with a zoodle. How about adding some greens then?!

Green Chili Cauliflower Rice – Cauliflower rice is a staple in the Paleo kitchen. This version kicks up the heat.

Paleo Calabacitas – Summer squash and peppers with a creamy finish.

Green Beans in a Turmeric Cream Sauce – Lick the plate delicious.

Mexican Cauliflower Rice – A slightly spicy side to go with chicken, pork, beef, eggs, or anything you desire!

Well-Roasted Brussels Sprouts – Crispy and delicate on the outside with a tender heart.

Truffled Cauliflower Rice – Keep some cauliflower rice on hand and you can turn it into a fancy side on short notice.

Salads on the Side

Celery Salad with Grapes and Walnuts – Crunchy, sour, bitter, sweet…what more do you need?

Tropical Asian Slaw – An Asian slaw with a sweet hit of pineapple and coconut.

German Sweet Potato Salad – Tangy, salty, substantial, and a little bit irresistible.

Cucumber-Avocado Salad – Last minute dinner guests? Surprise them with this delightful salad!

Vibrantly Red Salad – Bright, beautiful, and full of health.

Faux-tato Salad – The secret ingredient here is frozen cauliflower.

Cucumber-Grapefruit Salad – The delicate colors and flavors of spring have arrived!

Beet Salad with Radishes and Dill – Bright pink when dressed, this salad has style.

Cajun Broccoli Salad – This might not be traditionally Cajun, but it is still delicious.

Zoodles with Balsamic Tomatoes and Basil – Just the good stuff from a caprese pasta.

Grilled Zucchini Salad – Smoky, grilled zucchini gets a bright finish with a lemony vinaigrette.

Curried Cucumber Salad – When you crave Indian food but you don’t have a lot of time, this simple salad can save the day.

Carrot-Jicama Chipotle Slaw – One of my absolute favorites!


Leek and Cauli-Squash Soup – A comforting bowl of hearty soup with a woodsy hint of rosemary.

Cumin-scented Zucchini Soup – This super healthy soup is warm and grounding…and rather addictive.

Curried Sweet Potato Soup – Take a trip to warmer places any time of the year with this creamy and satisfying soup. There’s just enough heat from the curry to warm the back of your throat.

Purple Sweet Potato Soup – It’s purple! That comes with all the health benefits of anthocyanins. And it’s purple!

Spaghetti Squash Soup – Soup that tastes and feels like spaghetti. How can that be bad?!?

Spring Celery Soup – A light and lovely soup that is perfect for spring.

Ham and Vegetable Chowder – A comforting chowder for a cold and snowy night.


Hand Rolls – I eat these for snacks, lunch, and dinner. They are so fast and incredibly tasty.

Honeyed Walnuts – These slightly sweet nuts are a great snack or topping for so many things. Savory + Sweet = Delicious!

Dips Dressings and Sauces

Paleo Mayonnaise – Store-bought mayo doesn’t hold a candle to this creamy, delightful, versatile condiment.

Avocado-Citrus Cream – Smooth, tart, delicious.

Cauliflower Hummus – Dip whatever you want in this. It’s amazing!

Ranch Dressing – All the creamy goodness minus the long label.

Go-To Guacamole – You never need an excuse to make this delicious condiment!

Paleo Pesto – A dollop of this makes just about anything taste special.

Avocado-Red Pepper Spread – I really want to call this the little black dress of dips. It goes with everything!

Cranberry Sauce – From simple to sublime, this cranberry sauce surpasses all others.

Slow Roasted Rosemary Tomatoes – Not really a dip, dressing or sauce, but definitely that little extra to make a dish sing!

Turmeric Aioli – Something to slather on just about anything.


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