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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.

Coconut Banana Pancakes
Sick of scrambled eggs? Whip up these incredibly easy banana pancakes for a grain-free breakfast for one.
By The Paleo Diet® Team
Homemade Bison Breakfast Sausages
Most breakfast sausages are loaded with salt and sugar. These easy homemade patties are made with ground bison and natural seasonings—nothing more.
By Jennafer Ashley
One Pan Bone-In Pork Chops with Apples
Savory pork chops are coated in spices and cooked with squash, onions, and apples for an easy weeknight dinner.
By Jess Case
Turkey Chili with Cacao
Ground turkey simmers in savory spices and a hint of chocolate for a warm, comforting bowl of chili. Bonus: It’s easy to customize based on whatever you have in your fridge!
By Jess Case
5-Ingredient Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry
This just became your favorite go-to Paleo recipe. Cook chicken and broccoli in a wok or skillet then spread over cauliflower rice for a hearty dinner.
By Jess Case
Dijon Mustard Glazed Salmon
This zesty salmon can go from fridge to table in only 30 minutes for an easy dinner on busy weeknights.
By The Paleo Diet® Team
Instant Pot Beef Stew with Sweet Potatoes
For the taste of a slow cooked beef stew in just an hour try this savory recipe made with sweet potatoes for added flavor.
By Jess Case
Sweet Potato Hash with Sausage & Kale
Try this one-pan protein-packed sweet potato hash with ground pork, kale, and fried eggs for a hearty Paleo breakfast!
By Felicia Lim
Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Mole
If you like chicken mole, but are intimated by it’s cooking demands, try our slow cooker chicken mole with a simplified ingredient list - It’s just as tasty, but less stressful!
By Jess Case
Sweet Potato and Bison Breakfast Hash
Get all the sweet and savory flavors you crave for breakfast in this hearty one-pan breakfast hash!
By Jennafer Ashley
Whole Roaster Herb Chicken
Don’t be intimidated by cooking a whole chicken! This simple recipe will give you tender, juicy meat all week for easy meal prepping.
By Jennafer Ashley
Paleo Red Snapper with Zucchini and Fennel Seeds
Fennel seed methanolic extract (FSME) was found to have remarkable anticancer potential against particular breast cancer and liver cancer cells. Red snapper with zucchini and fennel seeds is a great recipe to get you started.
By Christopher Clark
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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 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.