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Lunch Recipes

Fight the afternoon slump with these energy-boosting salads, soups, burgers, and stews. Make them the night before and pack them up for your workday lunch break!

Paleo Shepherd’s Pie with Cauliflower
Shepard’s pie is a classic comfort food! Swap mashed potatoes for cauliflower and turnips and beef with turkey for a light and healthy dinner!
By Jess Case
30-Minute Leftover Turkey Soup
Take your leftover game up a notch with this easy turkey and vegetable soup.
By Jess Case
Instant Pot Butter Chicken
Slow-simmer butter chicken in an Instant Pot for 30 minutes then pour over cauliflower rice for a zesty curry dish.
By Jennafer Ashley
Recipe: Spaghetti Squash Bowl with Chicken & Fall Veggies
Celebrate fall with this hearty spaghetti squash dish! It’s topped with Brussels sprouts, mushrooms, spinach, and crunchy pumpkin seeds for a tasty and nutritious meal. 
By Jess Case
Recipe: Garden Harvest Salad with Smoky Walnut Dressing
If you’re in need of a nutrient-dense lunch, turn to this easily customizable garden harvest salad for all the fresh and crunchy ingredients you’re craving.
By The Paleo Diet® Team
Recipe: Spicy Watermelon Salad
Add a little heat to your fresh fruit with the spicy watermelon salad. A spicy twist on a springtime favorite. Check out more recipes from The Paleo Diet...
By The Paleo Diet® Team
Recipe: Pork Spring Roll Salad
It’s everything you love about a spring roll, in a bowl! This veggie-packed salad is coated in an Asian-inspired ginger and garlic dressing for a tasty dish you’ll want to make again and again.
By The Paleo Diet® Team
Recipe: Easy, One-Pot Cream of Mushroom Soup
If you’re a mushroom lover, this Paleo Diet® cream of mushroom soup is about to become a new favorite. It distills all the warmth and heartiness you love about mushrooms into a velvety smooth soup!
Recipe: Spicy Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
Put some spice in your Paleo Diet lifestyle with these delicious and nutritious meatballs. They're perfect as an appetizer when gatherings with friends and family!
By Lorrie Cordain
Recipe: Lemon Chicken with Artichoke Hearts
This incredible combination of citrus and artichoke brings a zesty flavor to the dinner table with this poultry dish that is perfect when entertaining friends and family.
By Lorrie Cordain
Recipe: Creamy Avocado Asparagus Soup
Asparagus and avocados are the champions in this incredibly easy-to-prepare soup. Just roast, blend, and serve!
Recipe: Blueberry and Roasted Beet Kale Salad
Up your potassium intake with this healthy kale salad. It's mixed with toasted hazelnuts and tossed in a rosemary balsamic dressing!
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