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Side Dish Recipes

Everything tastes better with a side of something Paleo. These veggies and other side dishes check all the boxes for flavor and nutrition, while complimenting the rest of your meal.

Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries (5 Ingredients!)

Use your air fryer to achieve perfectly crisp sweet potato fries that only taste like they’re deep-fried!

By Jess Case
Gut-Healthy Ginger & Turmeric Tea

If you’re going to the trouble of boiling water for tea, you might as well DIY your own blend. Enjoy this lemon, ginger, turmeric, and cinnamon blend as a digestive after dinner - or really anytime you have gut issues.

By Jess Case
Paleo Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Streusel Topping

This sweet potato casserole is topped with a delicious date and pecan streusel topping you’ll want to replicate year after year. 

By Jess Case
Garlic Mashed Cauliflower Recipe

Swap out mashed potatoes for cauliflower, for a healthier Thanksgiving side dish. Pureed cauliflower is still creamy and delicious, but easier to make!

By Jess Case
Paleo Thanksgiving Stuffing with Butternut Squash

You don’t need bread to make a tasty Paleo stuffing! This recipe uses roasted butternut squash, ground pork, fresh herbs, apples, and cranberries for a festive Thanksgiving side dish with all the traditional holiday flavors.

By Jess Case
Sausage and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

This Paleo recipe fills tender acorn squash with autumn flavors like sweet apple, savory sausage, and fresh sage for an easy, but impressive Thanksgiving side.

By Jess Case
Roasted Cauliflower Steaks

Need a quick and easy side dish for tonight’s dinner? Try these crispy roasted cauliflower steaks seasoned with turmeric and paprika. 

By Felicia Lim
Shrimp-Stuffed Avocados

If you're searching for a cool and refreshing snack, you can’t beat these shrimp-stuffed avocados made with just a handful of ingredients.

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
Paleo Low-Sodium Kimchi

Want the gut health benefits of kimchi and it's probiotic content but want to avoid the high salt content. Try this low-sodium Paleo-friendly kimchi recipe.

By The Paleo Diet® Team
Brussels Sprouts Salad

Looking for a new twist on your Paleo Diet® salad? This unique mix of brussels sprouts and fresh natural flavors is sure to please even your pickiest eaters

By The Paleo Diet® Team
Spinach and Artichoke Dip

No, you don’t need heavy cream and cheese to make a fabulous spinach and artichoke dip. Here’s a Paleo-friendly spin on the classic appetizer everyone loves.

By The Paleo Diet® Team
Paleo Leadership
 
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.