Paleo Diet News: Recipe Round-Up

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I’m still buzzing from the excitement of creating an impromptu and delicious paleo diet soup yesterday from some leftover fridge ingredients, so I thought I’d share that with you along with a couple of other great paleo recipes from around the web.  Yep, it’s recipe round-up time!

Brian’s Impromptu Thai Vegetable Soup

I wish I’d taken a photo of this to share, but – truth be told – I didn’t have time before the entire batch was polished off!  Not to toot my own horn, but – it was delicious.  Photo next time,

I promise.

Ingredients (serves 4):
  • Half a tablespoon each of coconut oil and clarified butter for cooking (or 1 tablespoon of oil)
  • 1 large mild onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 x 2-inch piece lemongrass, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 large carrots, sliced
  • Half a teaspoon ground coriander
  • Pinch of crushed dried chillies (or use fresh, to your taste)
  • 1 quart of bone broth – chicken, beef, or lamb (I used lamb)
  • 1 large red bell pepper, peeled and chopped
  • 1 large yellow bell pepper, peeled and chopped
  • 1 large zucchini (or two small), diced
  • Half a teaspoon of garam masala
  • 2 blocks of creamed coconut
  • 1 or 2 tablespoons of thai fish sauce

Method:

  • In a large soup pot, saute the onion and lemongrass in the coconut oil and butter for about 2 mins, until beginning to soften.  Add the carrots and saute for another minute.  Add the garlic, chillies and ground coriander and saute for one minute more.
  • Add the stock to the pan, and bring to a simmer. Add all the remaining ingredients.
  • Simmer for around 20 minutes until the vegetables are tender.
  • Serve hot with chopped coriander (cilantro) leaves on top.
  • This would make a great starter or snack soup, but to make the soup more of a meal, add strips of cooked steak or pork before serving.

Paleo Pizza

Who doesn’t love pizza?  Well, we don’t love the white flour and dodgy additives, that’s for sure.  Here’s how to make a pizza that won’t break your paleo diet (note, you can leave the cheese off, or use a high-quality dairy version):

 

Paleo Apple Muffins

Feel the need to end your meal on something sweet?  These great muffins come from Sarah Fragoso’s book Everyday Paleo:

 

 

Which recipes would be on YOUR paleo diet recipe round-up?  Please share your ideas below!

Brian Cormack Carr is a freelance writer and coach whose mission in life is to help YOU do what you were designed for.
His home on the web is YourPrimalLife.com where you will find more articles, freebies, and information about his online career-creation programme VitalVocation.com – 12 sessions of virtual coaching from Brian for just $20!
Twitter: @cormackcarr

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6 Responses to Paleo Diet News: Recipe Round-Up

  1. Maeve March 27, 2012 at 1:07 pm

    Where is the pizza recipe?
    Maeve

  2. Maeve March 28, 2012 at 12:02 pm

    The pizza was AMazing! the daiya cheese was a real find, but I’m still not sure about tapioca. What is it
    Now,I REALLY need a Paleo BBQ sauce for tonight! Any suggestions?
    Maeve

    • Lila Solnick March 29, 2012 at 3:54 pm

      Hi Maeve,
      Sorry for not answering sooner. I was not able to get on line over the last couple of days.
      Tapioca is a starch extracted from Cassava. I would consider it to be paleo. It’s a starch that’s been used for thousands of years.

  3. Maeve March 28, 2012 at 12:06 pm

    the piZza WAS AMAZING, What is Tapioca and is it ok?
    REALLY need a Paleo BBQ sauce for tonight. Help?
    Maeve

  4. Maeve March 28, 2012 at 12:51 pm

    Loved the pizza…fabulous. Is the tapioca ok? What is it, exactly? Is it Paleo?
    I REALLY need a PaleoBBQ sauce recipe ASAP. Help?
    Maeve