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Paleo 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!

Chestnut Parsnip Soup

Blend up this rich and creamy chestnut soup for a festive appetizer or dinner!

By Christopher Clark
Fall Harvest Vegetable Salad

Give your green salad an autumn makeover with roasted squash, almonds, and a zesty sundried tomato dressing.

By The Paleo Diet® Team
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
Blazing Buffalo Turkey Meatballs
If you’re a fan of Buffalo wings, you’ll love these healthier-for-you turkey meatballs rolled up with all the spicy flavors you crave!
By The Paleo Diet® Team
Beef Tenderloin with Roasted Cauliflower-Pomegranate Salad
Are you looking for that perfect Paleo Diet® dinner to impress your special guest? Search no more with this colorful salad combination!
By Lorrie Cordain
Kale Salad with Grilled Peaches

Grilled, smoky peaches pair with fresh blackberries, red onion, and massaged kale and get drizzled with peach dressing for a showstopping summer dinner. 

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
Shrimp Spring Rolls with Almond Butter Dipping Sauce

A refreshing summer meal packed with colorful, crunchy seasonal veggies!

By Jess Case
Chicken & Cucumber Salad with Lemon Dressing

No cooking required for this quick, light, and refreshing summer salad.

By Jess Case
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
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
Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps

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

By Jennafer Ashley
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
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
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