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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.

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
Vegetarian Breakfast Buddha Bowl

No matter what diet you follow, it’s easy to customize this Buddha bowl to fit your nutritional needs in the morning.

By Jess Case
Southwestern Paleo Meatloaf

This fresh Southwestern-inspired meatloaf is made with fresh cilantro and parsley, red onions, bell pepper and a dash of cumin for an unexpected twist on a classic.

By The Paleo Diet® Team
Broiled Salmon with Scallions & Sesame

Get your fill of healthy omega-3s with this sesame salmon that crisps right up under the broiler. Simply marinate, broil with scallions, top with hot chile pepper slices, and serve!

By Lorrie Cordain
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
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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.