A week of healthy paleo diet recipes, plus breakfast and lunch ideas to round out each day. The paleo diet suggests the solution to modern-day health issues, such as obesity and other chronic diseases, is to revert back to the eating habits of our ancestors during the Paleolithic time period, when neither processed food, nor chronic disease existed. What we like about the diet is that it encourages lots of fruits and veggies, wild-caught seafood and grass-fed meats, keeping added sugar and salt to a minimum and cutting out processed foods. These are all great ways to maintain a healthy diet but where the paleo diet falls flat is that it calls to eliminate beans and lentils, dairy, and whole grains-foods that deliver valuable nutrients like fiber, calcium and magnesium. Unless you have an allergy or intolerance, removing them from your diet can cause more harm than good. While we don’t agree with all aspects of the paleo diet, we can get behind some of its healthy principles. In this paleo meal plan, we chose 7 days of dinners that meet the diet guidelines and are also flavorful and healthy options even if you’re not eating paleo. We also included healthy paleo recipe ideas as inspiration for breakfast and lunch to help balance out your day. Don’t Miss: Healthy Paleo Recipes. Garlic Shrimp with Cilantro Spaghetti Squash : Garlicky shrimp are served on top of buttery, cilantro-flecked spaghetti squash in this quick, healthy dinner recipe inspired by shrimp scampi. Guacamole-Stuffed Poblano Peppers : Fresh poblano peppers are roasted and then filled with guacamole and shredded lettuce to create a delicious paleo dinner.
Here are some quick guidelines to get you more familiar with the paleo diet framework. For the next week try to. A variety of grass fed meat and pasture raised poultry and eggs, fish and seafood, vegetables, berries, some fruit, some nuts and seeds, grass fed butter, ghee, coconut oil, olive oil, macadamia oil, coconut water, unsweetened tea, fermented foods like kimchi, sauerkraut and kombucha drink. It is recommended to avoid dairy for 30 days, especially for those suffering from gluten or lactose intolerance, digestive and gut issues. You can usually include small amounts of natural sweeteners like raw honey, coconut sugar, maple syrup and dried fruit. Use unheated or add at the end of cooking: extra-virgin and virgin olive oil, macadamia oil, avocado oil, pumpkinseed oil, sesame oil, hazelnut oil, unrefined coconut oil, butter. Liquids: Water, black coffee, tea, herbal teas, coconut water, green juices, coconut milk, almond milk. You should be satiated between meals with no need to snack but occasionally you might need something extra if your breakfast was smaller than usual or you only had time for a quick lunch. You can pick one to maximum two of the below options per day.
Meal prepping is the act of preparing food in advance so that it makes eating easier through the week. Hi Alison, The meal plans are simply meal plans. We thought you might like this video. Choose organic whenever possible, especially on produce which you eat the skin or the skin is thin. Having a fridge stocked up with healthy foods and ready meals or pre-cooked ingredients will make your life a lot easier and will help to keep you on track. It will save you time. Share via. Please try again. Lunch: Tuna avocado lettuce wrap with cilantro. Paleo, Snacking, and Weight Loss. It will save you mental capacity.