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Craving beef, or do you feel like chicken tonight? Or do you want to go with a lighter salad of fruits and vegetables? Pare down your recipe search by your favorite ingredients.

Beef Recipes
You can’t go wrong with iron-rich beef. Fire up the grill, oven, or slow cooker for a mouthwatering Paleo meal.
Poultry Recipes
Make chicken exciting again with these healthy recipes. Turkey and duck included!
Pork and Lamb Recipes
When you're craving a change of pace from beef, consider cooking up some pork or lamb instead.
Game Meat and Jerky Recipes
For Paleo purists, game meat is the ultimate in protein choices. Whether it was hunted out in the woods or a specialty grocery store, enjoy the wild side of life with these delicious recipes.
Fish and Shellfish Recipes
If it swims in a lake or the sea, you will eventually find it on The Paleo Diet table.
Egg Recipes
Elevate a boring meal and put an egg on it! It's our favorite breakfast food, but you can break the rules and dig into eggy classics like scrambles and omelets for dinner.
Vegetable Recipes
The Paleo Diet is rich in fresh, organic vegetables, and we’ve found creative ways to include them throughout your day.
Avocado Recipes
The mighty avocado is a Paleo Diet favorite. Packed with heart-healthy fats, this tasty delight is a true superfood.
Fruit Recipes
Fruit—it's nature's candy! Go beyond the basic fruit salad with these inventive recipes that keep the sweetness in The Paleo Diet lifestyle.
Nut and Seed Recipes
Most Paleo enthusiasts have a variety of nuts and seeds on hand to enjoy as snacks or on the go. Find new and creative ways to use these pantry staples in these easy recipes.
Sauces and Condiments Recipes
When cooking Paleo, it is important to keep the salt, sugars, and additives out of the final dish. These sauce and condiment recipes keep the junk out of your food while still providing rich counterbalance to your meals.
Chocolate Recipes
We are serious about chocolate at The Paleo Diet, and these recipes have kept us forever loyal to this sweetheart of a food. Be sure to indulge in high-percentage dark chocolate (preferably 80% or higher) for the most nutritional benefit.
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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 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.