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1. Crock Pot Chicken Pad Thai with Vegetable Noodles

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Better than take-out. Recipe here.

2. Shredded Beef and Cabbage Bowls with Avocado Salsa

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Instead of using store-bought mayo (which isn’t usually paleo) for the cabbage slaw, make your own (here’s how). It’s healthier, more delicious, and easy as long as you’re willing to whisk a little bit! Beef and cabbage bowl recipe here.

3. Chocolate Chicken Mole

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This deeply flavored chicken stew is almost too good for a weeknight. Almost. Recipe here.

4. Salmon Head Soup

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Next time you’re shopping for salmon fillets, buy the whole fish instead. You can have the fishmonger fillet it for you, but ask for the carcass and head in a separate bag, then use them to make this soup. Recipe here.

5. Paleo Slow Cooker N’Oatmeal

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Instead of oats, this n’oatmeal is made with nuts, butternut squash, and apples. it’s more of a textured breakfast stew than a hot cereal, but it’s delicious and filling all the same. Recipe here.

6. Slow Cooker Kale and Ham Hocks

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The recipe calls for bacon grease, olive oil, or vegetable oil. Steer clear of the vegetable oil, since it’s not paleo. And, you know bacon grease will taste best, anyway. Recipe here.

7. Paleo Crock Pot Lasagna

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Recipe here.

8. Braised Lamb Shanks & Eggplant

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Recipe here.

9. Crockpot Carnitas on Red Pepper “Nachos”

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Snacktime. Recipe here.

10. Sweet Potato Mash with Pecans

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Anyone who thinks that pecan-topped sweet potatoes are a just for Thanksgiving needs to seriously reassess. Recipe here.

11. Simple Shortribs

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Easy enough for a Monday night dinner alone, but fancy enough for a dinner party. Recipe here.

12. Sausage-Stuffed Peppers

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This recipe uses cauliflower and sausage instead of the traditional rice and ground beef. Which is awesome because sausage is super flavorful, and the rice just turns to mush anyway. Recipe here.

13. Turkey-Pumpkin Chili with Apple-Bacon Compote

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Not your average chili. Recipe here.

14. Roast Chicken and Gravy

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Instead of flour-thickened gravy, this sauce is made by pureeing the braising liquid with vegetables that cook underneath the chicken. Recipe here.

15. Cheater’s Pork Stew

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For this recipe, you don’t even need to sear your ingredients before you stew. Just throw everything into a crockpot and come home to a delicious bowl of dinner. Recipe here.

16. Savory Slow Cooker Ham

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A perfect paleo centerpiece for your Christmas feast. Recipe here.

17. Spaghetti Sqush and Meatballs

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Stupid easy. Recipe here.

18. Chorizo Mashed Yams

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Recipe here.

19. Lamb Leg Roast with Root Vegetables

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Recipe here.

20. Paleo Crockpot Chili

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No beans? No problem. Recipe here.

21. Butternut Squash Soup

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Recipe here.

22. Beef Bone Broth

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A staple in the paleo diet, bone broth can be sipped on its own, or used as stock in other recipes. Recipe here.

23. Squeaky Clean Bouef Bourgignon

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No wine or wheat flour was used in the making of this paleo beef stew. Recipe here.

24. Turkey Soup with Kale and Sweet Potatoes

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An easy way to use up leftover turkey. Feel free to substitute chicken. Recipe here.

25. Pumpkin-Coconut Curry

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Recipe here.

26. Slow-Cooked “Heart on Fire” with Creamed Kale

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Don’t be afraid of organ meat. You can use beef hearts or pork hearts for this recipe. Recipe here.

27. Paleo Crockpot Jambalaya Soup

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Tastes much better than it looks, I promise. Recipe here.

28. Queso Chicken Chili

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Despite the admittedly misleading name, there’s no dairy in this spice-packed paleo chili. Recipe here.

29. Beef and Broccoli

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A winning combo. Recipe here.

30. Slow Cooker Breakfast Frittata

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Now you have no excuse to skip veggies in the morning. Recipe here.

31. Slow Cooker Vegetables

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Roasted vegetables are the best, but sometimes you don’t want to wait an hour for dinner. Here’s the slow cooker equivalent. Recipe here.

32. Mediterranean Beef Stew With Rosemary and Balsamic Vinegar

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Black olives really make this one pop. Recipe here.

33. Cauliflower and Dill Mash

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Don’t think of this as a mashed potato substitute. Think of it as an easy vegetable side that’s delicious in its own right. Recipe here.

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