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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.

Chicken Fajita Bowl with Cauliflower Rice

Make your own DIY bowl with this easy Mexican-inspired recipe that comes together quickly.

By The Paleo Diet® Team
Poached Eggs with Peach Salsa

Top poached eggs with a simple peach salsa, then dig in for an easy, summery breakfast!

By The Paleo Diet® Team
Curry Cilantro Burgers

Top these curry cilantro burgers with lime guacamole and Siracha sauce then place between two sweet potato buns for a delicious summer bbq.

By The Paleo Diet® Team
Crispy Grilled Chicken in Garlicky Orange Sauce
Grill this zesty citrus chicken for a flavorful dinner without the hassle of marinade, rubs, or basting!
By The Paleo Diet® Team
Paleo Spinach Mushroom Quiche
Need a healthy weekend brunch? This veggie-stuffed quiche is sure to hit the spot!
By Jess Case
Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps

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

By Jennafer Ashley
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
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
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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.