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Main Course Recipes

Whether you’re cooking for one, for a special occasion, or a large gathering of family and friends, the main course is always front and center. Choosing the right dish is made easier with these recipes that are sure to please everyone at your table.

Sage-Infused Mushroom Burgers

You're gonna need a knife and fork for this hearty burger! Ground beef is mixed with sage, garlic, and roasted mushrooms and grilled for an unbeatable umami taste.

By Christopher Clark
Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps

Scoop Paleo-friendly tuna salad into lettuce wraps and serve for a refreshing lunch or appetizer!

By Jennafer Ashley
Kale & Cabbage Slaw with Chicken

Tangy, zesty and lightly sweet, this easy kale and cabbage slaw uses veggies you have on hand and leftover chicken for a nutrient-dense lunch or side!

By Jess Case
Pan Seared Cod with Tomato Basil Sauce
Fresh, wild-caught cod fillets are a favorite at The Paleo Diet. You can prepare this delicious meal for the whole family in just half an hour!
By The Paleo Diet® Team
Paleo Salmon Fillets with Lemon Dill Sauce
Whisk up a lemony dill sauce, then use it as both a sauce and a marinade for salmon fillets in this simple weeknight dinner.
By Jennafer Ashley
Paleo Jerk Chicken

It doesn't get much easier than this! Jerk chicken is a great Paleo lunch to eat alone, on a salad, or with sweet potato french fries on the side!

By The Paleo Diet® Team
Vegan Buddha Bowl with Avocado Lime Dressing

The ultimate veggie bowl! Roast up a medley of colorful vegetables and top with a creamy avocado sauce and crunchy seeds for a healthy lunch or light dinner.

By Jess Case
Paleo Beef and Vegetable Stir Fry

The secret ingredient to this delicious and easy stir-fry: red wine! Brown sirloin steak in red wine for a deep flavor unlike any other veggie stir-fry!

By The Paleo Diet® Team
Paleo Pad Thai with Chicken & Veggies

This fresh and healthy bowl is filled with bright veggies and juicy chicken tossed in an almond butter sauce for an easy weeknight dinner.

By Jess Case
Paleo Chicken Tikka Masala

Craving rich, hearty comfort food? This Paleo version of chicken tikka masala ticks all the boxes for a cozy night in.

By Jess Case
Vegan Cashew Curry

Go meat-free tonight with this easy, vegan-friendly curry. It’s a healthy spin on takeout that’s ready in just half an hour!

By Jennafer Ashley
One Pan Lemon Zoodles with Shrimp

This light meal of crispy, garlicky shrimp over lemon zucchini noodles is a fantastic replacement for pasta!

By Jess Case
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Paleo Leadership
 
Trevor Connor
Trevor Connor

Dr. Loren Cordain’s final graduate student, Trevor Connor, M.S., brings more than a decade of nutrition and physiology expertise to spearhead the new Paleo Diet team.

Mark J Smith
Dr. Mark J. Smith

One of the original members of the Paleo movement, Mark J. Smith, Ph.D., has spent nearly 30 years advocating for the benefits of Paleo nutrition.

Nell Stephenson
Nell Stephenson

Ironman athlete, mom, author, and nutrition blogger Nell Stephenson has been an influential member of the Paleo movement for over a decade.

Loren Cordain
Dr. Loren Cordain

As a professor at Colorado State University, Dr. Loren Cordain developed The Paleo Diet® through decades of research and collaboration with fellow scientists around the world.