20 Easy Paleo Everyday Recipes

Everyone strives to be in good shape and become healthy but, because of the nature of the work, some of us have stayed healthy becomes a challenge. So, I collated some easy to prepare Paleo recipes for those on the Paleo diet and those who want to eat healthily.

What is the Paleo Diet?

Before we get into the recipes, let us understand first what is meant by Paleo Diet. Paleo or Paleolithic diet (also known as Caveman’s diet) is a trend on trend these days. It consists of eating foods thought by its proponents to mirror those consumed during the Paleolithic era.

Those people on the Paleo diet avoid processed foods and typically eat vegetables, fruits, nuts, roots, and meat. They avoid dairy products, grains, sugar, legumes, processed oils, salts, alcohol, and coffee, in theory. All they eat are those organically grown produce.

Paleo Breakfast Recipes

Here are five recipes of easy to prepare Paleo recipes that you and your family can enjoy every day. 

Perfect Dairy-free Scrambled Eggs

Perfect Dairy-free Scrambled Eggs Recipe

Scrambled eggs are the most accessible food to make for breakfast. And it does not cost you a lot. Traditional recipes for scrambled eggs include butter, milk, and cheese but, this recipe does not use any of these dairy products. It uses dairy-free soy milk or almond milk, and butter is substituted with dairy-free margarine. You still get the fluffiness of traditional scrambled eggs but in a healthier way.  

Get the recipe at The Spruce Eats. 

Perfect Pan-Fried Potatoes

Perfect Pan-Fried Potatoes Recipe

If you think of pan-fried potatoes (or crispy breakfast taters), they seem to take a long time to make. It is not an advisable breakfast meal to make if you are in a rush or feel lazy. However, this might not be the case with this pan-fried potatoes recipe which can be done in less than 20 minutes. You clean the potatoes, chop, and fried – voila, you have your pan-fried potatoes.  

Get the recipe at Delish

Instant Pot Carnitas

Instant Pot Carnitas Recipe

For taco lovers, why not have tacos for breakfast? If you think it would take you a lot of time to prepare tacos, then think again. Try this recipe and enjoy tacos every morning for breakfast. Please make use of your instant pot and shove all ingredients except for the tortillas and leave them to cook in your instant pot. Check after few minutes, then enjoy.

Get the recipe at Brit.co. 

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Blueberry Cauliflower Smoothies

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Blueberry Cauliflower Smoothies

It is a recipe taken from Gwyneth Paltrow’s cookbook, The Clean Plate: Eat, Reset, Heal. A healthy smoothie that you can enjoy for breakfast with no other meal. This blueberry cauliflower smoothie is made from blueberry and cauliflower that gives you a filling, healthy breakfast. You can take this without any other meal for breakfast or lunch, and you still can enjoy this for dinner if you are hooked.  

Get the recipe at Pure Wow.

Paleo Blueberry Muffins

Paleo Blueberry Muffins Recipe

Muffins are easy to grab breakfast meals for those in a rush, but getting them from coffee shops may sometimes not mean they are healthy. And if you get it from those keto shops, they may be beneficial but cost too much. Why not make your very own healthy blueberry muffin? It is easy.

Get the recipe at Wholesome Yum.

Paleo Lunch Recipes

What is for lunch? Here are some recipes that you can prepare every day or for those weekend luncheon with the family.  

Chicken Fajita Cauliflower Rice Bowls

Chicken Fajita Cauliflower Rice Bowls Recipe

Do you love Mexican food and rice bowls? If you do, then you should try this recipe. It is a healthy lunch treat that uses riced cauliflower (frozen or fresh cauliflower florets) instead of the usual rice. Healthy and delicious lunch that even kids would love. 

Get the recipe at Delish.

Paleo Cajun Shrimp Noodle Bowls

Paleo Cajun Shrimp Noodle Bowls Recipe

This dish is a Paleo noodle recipe that you would surely love even if you were not a noodle fan. It is easy to make and uses zucchini noodles instead of the usual noodles made of flour, making it healthier. A gluten-free noodle bowl that you can eat without breaking your diet plan. 

Get the recipe at Lexis Clean Kitchen. 

Beef and Butternut Squash Stew

Beef and Butternut Squash Stew Recipe

Craving for stew? Then, try this healthy gluten-free stew with beef and butternut squash. The ingredients are easy to find, and it does not require unique cookware. It is healthy, filling, and delicious. You can even enjoy it for dinner aside from having it for lunch.  

Get the recipe at Noshtastic

Salmon Loaf with Cauliflower Salad

Salmon Loaf with Cauliflower Salad Recipe

If you are looking for a budget-friendly and healthy recipe, this salmon loaf recipe is just the recipe you should try. It is made with canned fish but is low-carb and gluten-free—a light meal you can take to picnics or for work, or family lunches or even dinner. 

Get the recipe at Irena Macri.

Paleo Chicken Salad with Bacon and Scallions

Paleo Chicken Salad with Bacon and Scallions Recipe

This dish is a make-ahead meal that is packed with tons of flavor and nutrients. It is made with boneless chicken breast and homemade mayo. It is easy to prepare. It is soy-free (for those who do not like soy) and dairy-free. 

Get the recipe at Paleo Running Momma.

Paleo Dinner Recipes

Make a sumptuous dinner with these five easy, healthy, and delicious Paleo dinner recipes.

Parmesan-Crusted Salmon

Parmesan-Crusted Salmon Recipe

Parmesan and salmon are a great combo that I can promise you. With this recipe, you get to enjoy a crispy, cheesy crust on your salmon every time you have this for dinner. You could also enjoy this for lunch. 

Get the recipe at Delish

Creamy Potato Chowder with Shrimp and Bacon

Creamy Potato Chowder with Shrimp and Bacon Recipe

A steaming hot soup for dinner on cold nights would be a wonderful treat, and this recipe is just perfect. But it does not mean it will use milk for it to be creamy. You can have this soup dairy-free by substituting heaving cream with cashew cream. So why not try making it.

Get the recipe at Lexis Clean Kitchen. 

Shrimp Cauliflower Fried Rice

Shrimp Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe

This recipe is a five-ingredient fried rice recipe that you can enjoy not only for dinner but for lunch as well. Like any other fried rice recipe, it is easy, and best of all, this is much healthier because it uses riced cauliflower. A good alternative if you are on a diet. 

Get the recipe at Cooking Light. 

Shepherd’s Pie with Cauliflower Topping

Shepherd’s Pie with Cauliflower Topping Recipe

All I can say is, “Yum!” This shepherd’s pie recipe is an upgrade of the classic recipe very much suitable for anyone on a diet. It uses cauliflower instead of traditional potatoes, but you still get that creamy consistency with the original one. 

Get the recipe at Oven Love Blog.

Chicken Cabbage Stir Fry

Chicken Cabbage Stir Fry Recipe

This one is a quick and easy stir-fry recipe that is healthy, nutritious, gluten-free, and low-carb. The chicken makes this recipe protein-rich which makes this an excellent addition to your list of diet meals. 

Get the recipe at Irena Macri.

Paleo Dessert Recipes

These are a bonus treat for those with a sweet tooth. Here are five easy to make Paleo desserts that you can eat every day without feeling guilty. 

No-Bake Paleo Chocolate Almond Butter Bars

No-Bake Paleo Chocolate Almond Butter Bars Recipe

If you are fond of no-bake recipes, then you will love this chocolate almond butter bars recipe. It only uses four ingredients – almond butter, paleo vegan chocolate, coconut flour, and pure maple syrup. It is easy to make so you can make it every day to enjoy yourself with your family. 

Get the recipe at Beaming Baker

French Silk Brownies

French Silk Brownies Recipe

Anyone who loves chocolate and brownies would love this. French silk pies are known for their decadent chocolate mousse, and this recipe is bringing that goodness into brownies. How delectably exciting is that? 

Get the recipe at Natural Sweet Recipes.

Donuts with Cashew Cinnamon Glaze

Donuts with Cashew Cinnamon Glaze Recipe

Craving for donuts? Are you looking for a healthier donut? Why not make your very own healthy donuts. Here is an easy-to-follow donut recipe that is dairy-free and gluten-free. 

Get the recipe at Odd Bake.

Paleo Spiced Carrot Cake 

Paleo Spiced Carrot Cake Recipe

Enjoy a moist, slightly dense, spiced carrot cake with creamy frosting with this recipe. This recipe is gluten-free because of the coconut flour and coconut sugar instead of the regular sugar. You can enjoy eating this cake without feeling guilty – you can finish two or three if you are up to it. 

Get the recipe at Simple Roots Wellness

Avocado Key Lime Cheesecake

Avocado Key Lime Cheesecake Recipe

This dessert is a personal favorite of mine because I love the combination of avocado and cheesecake. However, this recipe is healthier since it is dairy-free. It does not use any cream cheese at all since the avocados are making it creamy. You got to try this recipe, and you will love it.

Get the recipe at Bare Root Girl.


The Paleo diet is not for everyone, but it does not mean that you will not enjoy Paleo dishes. These recipes are just the same as the non-Paleo or the typical recipes except that the recipes use healthier ingredients as alternatives. These ingredients may sometimes be expensive or hard to find, but you can also try cheaper options. Try some of these recipes, and maybe this could be the start of your healthy meal journey. 

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