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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!

Slow Cooker Tomato Fennel Soup (Vegan)
Yes, you can make a meal out of those cans of whole peeled tomatoes! Basil, fennel seeds, and creamy coconut milk create a decadent soup you can make right in your slow cooker.
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
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
Paleo Shepherd’s Pie with Cauliflower
Sheperd’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
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
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!
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