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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.

Crispy Pumpkin Spice Waffles

Get your waffle irons ready for these crispy pumpkin waffles!

By Jess Case
Paleo Mediterranean Baked Cod Fish

Crispy, tender cod is baked in a garlicky lemon sauce for a Mediterranean-style fish fry!

By Jess Case
Veggie-Packed Turkey Meatloaf

This turkey meatloaf is stuffed with onions, bell pepper, mushrooms and spinach for added flavor and nutrients!

By Jess Case
Sheet Pan Shrimp and Vegetables
It doesn’t get much easier than this sheet pan dinner filled with juicy shrimp and colorful veggies!
By Jess Case
Slow Cooked Pork Ribs with Carrots & Turnips
This easy slow cooker recipe creates amazingly tender meat that falls right off the bone, so you can enjoy it as a hearty stew!
By Christopher Clark
Szechuan Coconut Pork Stew

This pork stew recipe is an easy Paleo dinner. Just let the ingredients simmer in a heavy bottomed pot for a few hours until the pork is flavorful & tender!

By Christopher Clark
St. Louis Style Slow Cooked Ribs

St. Louis Style ribs aren’t just delicious—they're also very good for you! Roast in a thick blueberry sauce, then broil for a tantalizing crispy exterior.

By The Paleo Diet® Team
Spicy Salmon with Avocado and Sweet Potatoes

Get your fill of healthy fats and protein in this power bowl filled with salmon, sweet potatoes, and avocado.

By Jess Case
Salmon Poke Bowl with Spicy Lime Mayo

Seared salmon pairs up with cauliflower rice and fresh crunchy veggies for a cooked spin on a poke bowl!

By Jennafer Ashley
One-Dish Lamb Roast with Veggies and Mushrooms

Button mushrooms contain significant amounts of B vitamins, selenium, and fiber: try this slow-cooked lamb roasted with herbs, vegetables, and mushrooms.

By Christopher Clark
Shrimp & Peach Grillers

Try this perfect pairing of grilled shrimp and peaches topped with a zesty herb sauce for a main course sure to please all your BBQ guests.

By Lorrie Cordain
Paleo Chicken and Veggie Skewers

The preparation is fast and easy, and the cleanup is minimal. The chicken and vegetables are packed with nutrients in this delicious Paleo Diet combination.

By Lorrie Cordain
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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.