It’s time to ditch the sandwiches and step away from the baguettes. We’re here with bucketloads of inspiration on how you can liven up your lunches and stick to your paleo principles.
Below you’ll find 19 of the tastiest paleo lunch recipes from around the web. We’re bringing you “cheesy” soups without the cheese, fresh and fruity salads, and bowls that are perfect for meal prepping. Prepare to dive in!
Paleo Lunch Recipes
Staying on track with any diet or food changes is hard when you don’t have enough variety. This list is all about making your meals, including lunches, even better. You can load them up with amazing flavors, unique ways to cook classics, and nothing at all boring.
Want more ideas for Paleo meals? Check the links below!
- 20 Ways to Liven Up Paleo Ground Turkey Recipes
- 21 Delicious Paleo Ground Beef Recipes
- 14 Flavorful Paleo Salad Dressings to Liven Up Salad Greens
- 20 Creamy Paleo Cheesecake Recipes You Won’t Be Able to Resist
Easy paleo chicken hash
I love a hash recipe for its versatility and simplicity. Our very own chicken hash recipe is perfect for a quick lunch when you want something warm and filling.
Sweet potato egg boats
These delicious sweet potato egg boats with avocado crema and bacon from The Healthy Maven are a blast of flavor to wake you up for the afternoon. Perfectly paleo and full of healthy nutrients.
Paleo meatballs with zoodles
A meal prep dream, this lunch recipe from My Life Cookbook is freezable so you can make it at the weekend and be set for at least half of the week. Pack it in your bag and enjoy a tasty filling meal on your lunch break.
Southwest paleo chicken and fries
For when you wish you were snacking on a Macdonald’s, but know that it’s no good for you, this chicken and fries recipe from Paleo Gluten Free Eats is your fast food alternative. Everyone will wolf it down.
Cheesy vegan broccoli soup
Rich, creamy, and undeniably cheesy, you’d never know this soup from 40 Aprons is dairy-free. It’s the best paleo option you’ll find for those days when you need something to warm you up.
Chicken pesto stuffed sweet potatoes
I know this is another sweet potato recipe, but I can’t get enough of the sweet orange flesh mixed with all those different ingredients. More inspiration comes from Paleo Running Momma and her chicken pesto recipe. Super easy to make and super delicious.
Chipotle chicken fajita bowl
Another great meal prep option here from Beauty and the Benchpress. Her chipotle chicken fajita bowl has just the right amount of spice, and the cauliflower rice mixes so well with the sauce you’ll want seconds.
Asian chicken thighs and spicy green beans
Marinades are one of my favorite ways to bring an extra bit of flavor to my meat. Whole Kitchen Sink’s Asian chicken thighs have a sticky Asian marinade that I’m tempted to start putting on everything.
Mediterranean power bowl
If you’re searching for something fresh and zingy, then why not try Real Food With Ana’s Mediterranean power bowl? Full of veggies and topped with creamy avocado, it’s one for the regular lunch menu.
Chicken pesto paleo pizza
The best thing about this pizza recipe from Paleo Running Momma is that I can feed it to my kids without them moaning at me, and I don’t have to make two lunches! Bonus!
BLT avocado chicken salad
I am a big fan of putting things in lettuce cups. Not only does it taste great and keep things low carb, but it looks super attractive laid out on the table. These wraps with BLT avocado chicken filling from Fixed on Fresh tick both boxes.
Grain-free pizza pockets
Lunches that you can pick up and run out of the door with are a pretty important part of my busy week. That’s why I love these pizza pockets from Lau’s Healthy Life. Not only are they paleo-friendly, but I can eat them one-handed as I’m living the rest of my life!
Avocado tuna salad
It’s not just chicken that’s getting all the avocado love, we know it goes great with tuna as well. This tuna and avocado salad from Unbound Wellness is so easy to make that you can whip it up on even the shortest lunch break.
Guacamole chicken salad
For another twist on the chicken salad lunch bowl, head to Paleo Running Momma’s recipe for Guacamole chicken. It’s paleo compliant, so easy to make, and so delicious that it won’t last very long at all!
Asian chicken chopped salad
This is a seriously refreshing and nutritious lunch bowl from Tasty Thin. Chopped vegetables, shredded chicken, and a tangy and sweet Asian dressing, what’s not to love?
Everything Bagel chicken salad
Sweet potato toast was a revelation the first time I tried it, and now I love to find new toppings for the sweet slices. The Defined Dish has a great option with their Everything Bagel chicken salad recipe. It’s flavorful and healthy all at the same time.
Triple berry avocado grilled chicken salad
I can’t stop looking at this gorgeous bowl of food. This lunch recipe from Paleo Running Momma has to be the most beautiful salad I’ve seen. Sure, mine didn’t turn out quite as arty, but it was so fresh and delicious that I didn’t care.
Power greens salad with blueberries
Want to stock up on your superfoods? Then this is your new lunch fave. Kalyn’s Kitchen has a fresh and healthy salad bowl that will put a spring in your step and keep your tastebuds happy too.
Easy paleo chicken nuggets
If you’re not in a green salad place and want something that feels a little more indulgent for lunch, then you can tuck into these chicken nuggets from our very own pages without worrying about messing up your paleo diet. You’ll get through the whole plate in no time!
19 Paleo Lunch Recipes Packed Full of Flavor
Find tons of great flavor in this list of paleo lunch recipes that are easy to whip up and pack for your lunch!
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- Easy Paleo Chicken Hash
- Sweet Potato Egg Boats
- Paleo Meatballs With Zoodles
- Southwest Paleo Chicken And Fries
- Cheesy Vegan Broccoli Soup
- Chicken Pesto Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
- Chipotle Chicken Fajita Bowl
- Asian Chicken Thighs And Spicy Green Beans
- Mediterranean Power Bowl
- Chicken Pesto Paleo Pizza
- BLT Avocado Chicken Salad
- Grain-Free Pizza Pockets
- Avocado Tuna Salad
- Guacamole Chicken Salad
- Asian Chicken Chopped Salad
- Everything Bagel Chicken Salad
- Triple Berry Avocado Grilled Chicken Salad
- Power Greens Salad With Blueberries
- Easy Paleo Chicken Nuggets
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Liven up your lunches with delicious paleo lunch recipes! Tons of flavor, great antioxidant and nutrient-dense foods and more!