Looking for some kitchen inspiration? Check out popular Paleo ingredients below, and discover some of our tastiest recipes—and alternatives to inflammatory ingredients.
Think you have to live life without a Twix Bar? Think again. Shortbread cookies? Not a problem. Whether you’re craving a bowl of Paleo-friendly oatmeal or some bread to bookend your favorite sandwich, coconut flour is the ingredient to turn to!Coconut flour boasts the following attributes:
- It’s packed with fiber, protein, and healthy fats.
- It scores low on the glycemic index.
- There are also plenty of nutrients to go around, such as iron, manganese, and copper (to name a few).
- Those with nut allergies will easily be able to tolerate coconut flour.
- As a healthy alternative to wheat flour, coconut flour doesn’t pack the inflammatory woes of gluten.
Almond flour is another cost-efficient, clean, healthy flour to enjoy, as it’s high in nutrients, protein, and omega-3—and low in sugar. Almond flour bread and French toast are just a few of the many possibilities with this versatile ingredient.
It’s also easy to make almond flour on your own. Simply buy pre-sliced almonds, put them in a food processor, and grind the flour to a consistency of your preference. Then you can make all of the recipes you thought you’d left behind.
Turmeric is the ultimate paleo spice for decreasing inflammation, increasing antioxidant intake, strengthening the functionality of the immune system, improving heart health, reducing symptoms of depression, protecting against cancer, and offering an abundance of nutrients!
The best part: Turmeric is easy to incorporate into your diet too. There are endless ways to drink turmeric, and there are healthy turmeric recipes for every meal.
Turmeric may seem like a one-trick pony for your taste buds, but smoothies and snacks welcome its unique flavor. To reap its amazing anti-inflammatory benefits, mix it up into turmeric lattes, kick up your curry meals, and sprinkle it on roasted cauliflower. Spice up your life by utilizing warm, peppery, flavorful turmeric.
Slow Cooker Recipes
By using a slow cooker, you can whip up your favorite recipes with a fraction of the effort. It’s an easy way to make a hearty, cozy meal when you’re in a pinch. Many of our recipes simply call for prepping the ingredients, tossing them in your slow cooker, and letting it do all the work while you relax. With minimal effort, whip up Hearty Hungarian Goulash or Chicken Tortilla-less Soup.
Slow cooker chili and Curry Chicken easily make it to your kitchen table with the addition of basic ingredients and overnight slow cooking. Discover how to take the hard work out of delicious pulled pork and rosemary citrus chicken by turning on your trusty slow cooker!
There are many sweet potato recipes that’ll take care of pleasing crowds, impressing your dinner date, or keeping your family full. Recruit the kids to help make loaded sweet potato balls or restaurant-worthy sweet potato skins.
Soups and stews are the ultimate comfort food. When made with bone broth, they boast an extra layer of richness and flavor to the mix.
Coconut oil is rich in triglycerides and medium-chain fatty acids. And it aids in the shrinking of fat cells and improves blood-cholesterol levels. Instead of using processed vegetable or canola oil, cold-pressed coconut oil is packed with many health benefits, along with extra flavor.
Cook up some healthy sweetness with these coconut oil fudge and coconut oil honey butter recipes. Or kick off your day with coconut cowgirl coffee to get a natural boost of energy. And there are many uses for coconut oil outside of cooking—including skin care and cleaning!
Eating clean is easy when you have the guidelines for success. Simple recipes, new flavor combinations, and healthy ingredient swaps make Paleo a breeze. We have all the culinary direction you need to steer clear of inflammatory roadblocks.