Foods that you can incorporate are –
- Fresh fruits and vegetables
- Lean meats – especially grass-fed animals
- Fish – especially those rich in omega-3 fatty acids
- Nuts and seeds
- Oils from fruits and nuts. These could include olive oil or walnut oil.
Likewise, foods that you should avoid include –
- Grains and legumes
- Dairy products
- Refined sugar and added sugar and salt
- Starchy vegetables
- Processed foods
Best Paleo Meal Prep Recipes
Look below for the best paleo meal prep to incorporate into your diet for busy schedules!
You know chicken is high in protein. However, it is bland in flavor. That is where the magic of flavor comes in for healthy meals. Think spices, herbs, and sauces.
The baked lean protein in this recipe idea is coated in a spicy mixture. Curry powder and paprika add flavor to your delicious paleo meals!
Serve this curried chicken with a selection of veggies. You could serve this paleo food with Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and broccoli, like the recipe for a healthy dinner.
This is a one-sheet-pan wonder packed with whole foods. That is always a winner! Accompanying your chicken breast is a selection of fall veggies.
You will use delicata squash, Brussels sprouts, and cranberries. They add a variety of colors and flavors to your delicious meal!
You will find a medley of stir-fried chicken and bell peppers. Chili and cumin powder, plus paprika, create a spicy flavor.
You can create a unique twist on this. Serve with naturally sweet Brussels sprouts!
It takes up to 20 minutes to roast your asparagus! The coating of lemon, pepper, thyme, and garlic is delightful.
You could also grill, steam, or sauté the asparagus. However, the best way for this flavor is oven baking.
A tastier flavor can be achieved with this.
Roasting your veggies in this recipe aids caramelization. So, there is no need for refined sugars.
Your flavorful lemon chicken will taste the best. Serve it with broccoli, sweet potato, and cherry tomatoes.
It is also excellent for flavorsome, juicy chicken breasts! For this chicken breast recipe, you will use a homemade rotisserie-style rub.
The rub consists of garlic powder, onion powder, and kosher salt. These are combined with paprika, thyme, and black pepper.
Coat the chicken, then air fry for around 12 minutes. Sumac is optional but adds a delicate lemon flavor!
Spicy cauliflower rice replaces regular rice. Peppery arugula replaces sweet corn. Avocado gives a creamy texture to your dish.
Salt & pepper flavor the shredded chicken. Flavor bombs are everywhere else in your meal!
Red onion, bell peppers, zucchini, and chicken are skewered. Then grill until the chicken is cooked through.
Your kabobs would work well with mushrooms too. Serve alongside a Greek salad!
You will use only four ingredients. And it is ready in 15 minutes. What is not to love? Texas Pete buffalo wing sauce is the key to this recipe!
This is a delicious meal on its own. However, you could serve it alongside some greens.
This yummy ground turkey meal prep will have you excited for your paleo meals!
Your muffins are sweetened with applesauce, coconut sugar, and banana. Using coconut oil also keeps them moist.
It is acceptable to eat these at any time of the day. That includes breakfast!
The seasonings in this dish produce the most fantastic flavor! It’s like PF Chang’s, but better for you.
You will involve some extra prep with the chicken filling. But the results will be worth it!
Your marinade combines just a few ingredients. Lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and dried oregano are key here.
Mix the ingredients, coat the chicken, and grill until cooked! A Greek salad is an ideal accompaniment to this.
If you love Greek flavors, you need to add this Greek sheet pan chicken dinner to your meal plan!
Your bowl features soft textures of creamy hummus. Plus, juicy tomatoes. These are complemented by crunchy cucumber and tangy red onions.
Complete your meal prep bowls with Kalamata olives. Add protein-filled chickpeas. These will last through the week for a quick lunch!
With this recipe, your veggies and chicken are cooked separately. The recipe uses sweet potato, carrots, broccoli, and zucchini.
Once cooked, everything is thrown in your one prep container. You will be able to grab and go when heading out the door!
This recipe involves you cooking the potatoes in the bacon fat. This will flavor the potatoes, and they crisp nicely!
Your bowl of bacon and potatoes is topped with a hard-boiled egg. Add some avocado if you fancy, too.
Your chicken skin is coated in a flavorful marinade. The elevating ingredient of this is thyme. This is a perfect pairing with your chicken.
You will be left with a perfectly juicy, whole, tasty chicken. Air fry for 15 minutes after, and have extra crispy skin too!
You will cook the carnitas with a Mexican-inspired dry spice rub. This is alongside a citrus chicken broth for maximum flavor.
These are ideal for your taco or burrito bowls!
A thick tomato paste provides a rich texture for your stew. Chorizo sausage is already spiced, so only delicate seasonings are needed.
Sweet potatoes and bell peppers are the perfect pairings. The stew is comforting enough to serve as it is!
Your whole dish is a bomb of flavor! This is achieved mainly through cajun seasoning, cilantro, and soy sauce.
You can swap the steak for chicken if you do not eat red meat.
Your lemon sauce captures the taste of Greece with its ingredients. Think olives, capers, tomatoes, and artichoke hearts.
Using thighs keeps the chicken moist. You get the bonus of the rendered fat. This adds richness to your whole dish!
Get even more creative with these other ways to use chicken thighs for meal prep!
Your butternut squash is air-fried rather than oven-baked. Air fryers are excellent for caramelizing vegetables!
You’ll coat the squash in fall favorite flavors. The dish gives a pleasant aroma. Cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice deliver this.
This will be perfect for your holiday table!
Get even more inspiration for your healthy meal plan this these other healthy meal prep ideas!
- 1. Spicy Curried Chicken
- 2. Maple Mustard Chicken
- 3. Chicken Fajita Bowl
- 4. Lemon Garlic Asparagus
- 5. Lemon Chicken and Veggies
- 6. Instant Pot Chicken Breast
- 7. Low Carb Mexican
- 8. Greek Chicken Kabobs
- 9. Buffalo Turkey Cauliflower Skillet
- 10. Almond Flour Banana Muffins
- 11. Chicken Lettuce Wraps
- 12. Greek Grilled Chicken
- 13. Mediterranean Bowls
- 14. Chicken and Vegetables
- 15. Sweet Potato, Bacon, and Egg Breakfast
- 16. Instant Pot Whole Chicken
- 17. Pork Carnitas
- 18. Sweet Potatoes and Chorizo Stew
- 19. Steak and Sweet Potato Skillet
- 20. Greek Chicken Thighs
- 21. Roasted Butternut Squash
- Scroll up to get a bunch of easy, yummy, and delicious paleo recipes. Don't be afraid to get creative with the ingredients. You might discover a flavor you didn't know you liked.
- Get your shopping list going, and make sure you've got all the ingredients.
- Get cooking and make your next Paleo Meal Prep!
Which one of these recipes was your favorite? Let me know in the comment section or on Pinterest!