1. Crock Pot Chicken Pad Thai with Vegetable Noodles
Better than take-out. Recipe here.
2. Shredded Beef and Cabbage Bowls with Avocado Salsa
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
This deeply flavored chicken stew is almost too good for a weeknight. Almost. Recipe here.
4. Salmon Head Soup
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
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
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.
10. Sweet Potato Mash with Pecans
Anyone who thinks that pecan-topped sweet potatoes are a just for Thanksgiving needs to seriously reassess. Recipe here.
11. Simple Shortribs
Easy enough for a Monday night dinner alone, but fancy enough for a dinner party. Recipe here.
12. Sausage-Stuffed Peppers
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
Not your average chili. Recipe here.
14. Roast Chicken and Gravy
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
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
A perfect paleo centerpiece for your Christmas feast. Recipe here.
22. Beef Bone Broth
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
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
An easy way to use up leftover turkey. Feel free to substitute chicken. Recipe here.
26. Slow-Cooked “Heart on Fire” with Creamed Kale
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
Tastes much better than it looks, I promise. Recipe here.
28. Queso Chicken Chili
Despite the admittedly misleading name, there’s no dairy in this spice-packed paleo chili. Recipe here.
30. Slow Cooker Breakfast Frittata
Now you have no excuse to skip veggies in the morning. Recipe here.
31. Slow Cooker Vegetables
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
Black olives really make this one pop. Recipe here.