30+ Healthy Vegetarian Paleo Recipes for Dinner
In a general context, a Paleo diet’s meal plans must all consist of foods rich in nutrients, putting a huge emphasis on fresh organic vegetables. With that said, here are 33 healthy vegetarian paleo dinner recipes you will enjoy!
This dish pays homage to the butternut squash, accentuating its inherent sweetness and luxurious consistency.
The recipe is pleasantly uncomplicated, requiring solely butternut squash, a hint of olive oil, and an array of aromatic herbs.
The result is a pleasing juxtaposition of crisp outer layers and luxuriously smooth interiors within the squash, enlivened by an array of flavors.
It stands as evidence that even the simplest components can undergo a remarkable culinary metamorphosis suitable for a paleo diet.
Traditional gnocchi is usually crafted from a blend of regular flour and potatoes. However, this paleo vegetarian adaptation calls upon the delightful essence of sweet potatoes, almond flour, and tapioca flour.
Moreover, this gnocchi embraces dietary inclusivity, as it’s delicious paleo, gluten-free, grain-free, and dairy-free appetizer for meatless monday.
Retrieve your spiralizer from its hiding spot and create some sweet potato noodles!
Why limit yourself to cucumber and zucchini when it comes to pasta alternatives?
Of course, pasta isn’t pasta without the perfect sauce! Enter the cilantro lime dressing, infusing your dish with a vibrant, revitalizing zest.
You could stop there, or for an added layer of texture, consider sprinkling some almonds on top.
This pasta ticks all the boxes: it’s gluten-free, vegan, and completely in line with Whole30 standards.
Burgers are an irresistible temptation, but for those following paleo or vegetarian diets, they pose a challenge.
This meatless burger recipe, however, is the solution you’ve been looking for! While it might not be identical to traditional burgers, it matches them in meaty, flavorful satisfaction. The texture is spot on, making it the perfect remedy for that burger craving.
No need to fret because this cauliflower fried rice replicates the taste of your beloved rice dish while remaining entirely paleo and vegetarian.
This stir-fry combines cauliflower, eggs, vegetables, cashews, and sesame seeds for a delightful medley. The addition of garlic and ginger elevates the flavor profile.
With this wholesome rice substitute, going back for seconds won’t be a dilemma.
This power bowl is a vibrant explosion of colorful vegetables, featuring beets, parsnips, avocado, kale, butternut squash, and more!
It’s generously sprinkled with walnuts and dried cranberries for an extra burst of flavor and crunch.
To top it off, it’s drizzled with a luscious tahini dressing.
Moreover, this dish is delicious vegetarian and gluten-free, catering to various dietary preferences.
Most paleo-friendly recipes tend to be savory, which isn’t ideal for those of us with a sweet tooth.
26. Mashed Turnips
Give your beloved side dish a creative twist by substituting turnips for potatoes.
Delicious potato wedges are generously coated with a mixture of ghee, mustard, garlic, and fragrant rosemary.
This recipe is surprisingly simple too! The prep work is a breeze, and the baking time is just 30 minutes!
Wondering what to do with those nearly forgotten, almost expired eggplants in your fridge? Don’t toss them just yet!
Instead, whip up some eggplant caponata and watch them transform from overripe to perfectly delightful.
You can enjoy it as a sauce, dip, or spread, giving those neglected eggplants a new lease on life.
Eggplant caponata also caters to Whole30 and vegan diets.
23. Paleo Naan Bread
Making naan at home has never been this effortless.
This soft and chewy flatbread serves as the ideal vessel for scooping up stews and curries.
All you need are almond flour, tapioca flour, and coconut milk. Pretty fantastic, right?
This naan bread also fits perfectly into a gluten-free lifestyle.
22. Cucumber Salad
This straightforward salad features crisp cucumber slices tossed in a refreshing vinegar-herb dressing. While it may be simple, it certainly doesn’t skimp on flavor.
Cucumbers readily absorb the delightful dressing, ensuring a crunchy and delicious experience in every bite.
21. Roasted Eggplant
Elevating eggplant to extraordinary deliciousness doesn’t require much effort at all.
All it takes is a dash of red pepper flakes, a hint of garlic, and a drizzle of sesame oil to infuse it with a wonderfully rich flavor!
20. Paleo Pancakes
Craving fluffy pancakes for brunch? These pancakes deliver all the satisfaction of regular ones, but with just three simple ingredients.
If you have a sweet tooth that just won’t quit, these peach pie crumb bars will hit the spot without sabotaging your diet.
These bars start with a base of soft and crumbly shortbread. They’re then crowned with spiced peach pie filling, kissed by a touch of cinnamon.
But the goodness doesn’t stop there!
A layer of crunchy pecan crumble and a drizzle of almond-maple-coconut glaze add a sinful yet secretly healthy touch!
When it comes to classic chocolate chip cookies, nothing beats them!
Imagine shredded sweet potatoes gracing your chocolate brownies – intrigued yet? These brownies skip the regular flour and instead rely on coconut flour, cocoa powder, and shredded sweet potatoes to provide structure.
This carrot cake may be a healthier rendition, but trust me, it’s the real deal.
A blend of almond flour, coconut flour, and tapioca flour grants the cake an exceptional level of moisture.
The faux-cream cheese frosting is nothing short of epic, crafted from a mixture of cashews, coconut cream, honey, and a splash of lemon juice.
These vegan air fryer lentil sliders are the perfect plant based dairy free recipe for spring BBQs, picnics, and parties. Additionally they are the best homemade vegetarian and paleo burger recipe. I made these for my omnivore loved ones and they devoured them! Furthermore they’re cheap to make, plant based, and environmentally friendly. Lentils are a very nutritious and affordable legume.
This quinoa avocado veggie patty recipe is whole food plant based. It’s gluten free, vegan, and oven baked paleo meal. It’s makes the perfect paleo veggie burgers.
For a delicious and quick side dish that’s loaded with nutrition, try this tasty romano bean salad delicious recipe which whole family will love.
This beautiful Whole30 Crunchy Asian Salad with Ginger-Tahini Orange Salad Dressing is (omg!) so good! Completely vegetarian, vegan, Whole30, and gluten free, you will LOVE the bright flavors! This crunchy Asian salad recipe is filled with fresh, healthy, delicious vegetables and sweet mandarins, then drizzled in the creamiest, most flavorful Ginger-Tahini Orange Salad Dressing.
A bowl of this creamy, rich, light and bright cauliflower leek soup is what you need to your menu! It’s a creamless velvety but not heavy, hearty and comforting, with a depth of flavor. Serve it as a side dish, or as a main for lunch then pack the leftovers to enjoy for lunch at work!
Super easy and quick vegan tomato soup!
A classic French ratatouille favorite paleo recipe that is vegan, gluten-free but has lots of flavour.
It’s pizza time! A healthy beet & leek cassava crust pizza that’s gluten-free, vegan, nut-free, and paleo. A fantastic whole food pizza recipe for a weeknight dinner, but fancy enough for a date night!
A healthy plant-based twist on the creamy New England classic vegan paleo recipe! This New England Vegan “Clam” Chowder recipe is meat-free, gluten-free and top 8 allergy-free, with none of the dairy or clams! An easy & quick meatless meal the family will love that’s still hearty and satisfying!
This Vegan Chocolate Fudge is seriously indulgent, perfectly rich and creamy and secretly healthy. An easy no-bake dessert!
These Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Cookies are super easy to make, chewy and fudgy and seriously indulgent yet secretly healthy! They’re super chocolatey, but also grain-free, refined sugar free and paleo too.
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Today’s recipe is something I believe everyone would like – a healthy homemade easy vegan dark chocolate which is dairy-free, paleo, and with a possible low carb version.
If you were to open our fridge at any given moment, you’ll find eggs. Lots and lots of eggs. It’s honestly the main protein I live off of. Between Avocado Baked Eggs, Spinach and Feta Egg Cups, or my pretty much daily Perfect Soft Scrambled Eggs, I eat them nearly everyday.
Skip the take-out and make your own quick, flavorful and healthier Super Easy Vegetarian and Vegan Fried Rice in just 15 minutes!
Salmon and broccoli in the Instant Pot Pressure Cooker is one of my all time favourite Instant Pot lunches. Delicious, healthy and perfect for lazy lunches.
- Vegan Air Fryer Lentil Sliders
- Quinoa Avocado Veggie Patty
- Romano Bean Salad
- Crunchy Asian Salad & Orange Dressing
- Cauliflower Leek Soup
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