Paleo Diet Meats | Paleo Diet Vegetables | Paleo Diet Oils/Fats | Paleo Diet Nuts | Paleo Diet Fruits
Foods Not Allowed:
Dairy | Soft Drinks | Fruit Juices | Legumes | Grains | Fatty Meats | Salty Foods | Starchy Vegetables | Snacks | Energy Drinks | Sweets
Paleo Diet Meats
This is a list of paleo diet meats allowed on the diet. Almost all meats are paleo by definition. Of course, you’ll want to stay away from highly processed meats and meats that are very high in fat (stuff like spam, hot dogs are other low-quality meat), but if it used to moo, oink or make some other sound – it’s almost certainly paleo (and yes, that means you can still have bacon – although don’t do anything too crazy with it). Here’s the full list below:
Grass Fed Beef
Chicken Wings (yum!)
New York Steak
Bear (good luck getting this!)
Eggs (duck, chicken or goose)
Yes, we love bacon so much as a paleo diet meat, that we put it on there twice! Now for a photo of it! Nom. Nom. Nom. Delicious!
Paleo Diet Fish
Fish are definitely on the paleo diet and they’re chock full of good stuff like Omega 3s as well. If it swims and has fins, it’s definitely paleo. Have at it!
Paleo Diet Seafood
Down in New Orleans and want to have a crawfish boil? Paleo. Swap it out for shrimp? Ditto. Heck, even a stop at Red Lobster is good as long as you stay away from the rolls. Check out the tons of different seafood you can eat on the paleo diet.
Paleo Diet Vegetables
Paleo diet vegetables. Almost all vegetables foods are on the paleo diet as well – but you need to be careful in discerning the difference here. Vegetables with a high starch content – such as potatoes, and squashes - tend to have low nutritional value in comparison to the amount of starches/carbs/sugars they contain. While they’re not bad for you, they’re not always that great for you either.
Peppers (All Kinds)
Paleo Diet Oils/Fats
Paleo diet oils. Contrary to popular belief, fat doesn’t make you fat – carbs do (and the standard american diet has a ton of them!). Natural oils and fats are your body’s preferred way of creating energy so it’s best to give your body what it’s asking for! The following are some of the best types of paleo oils and fats that you can give your body if you’re in need of some additional sustained energy.
Grass fed Butter
Paleo Diet Nuts
We love nuts! (does that sound bad?) Nuts are decidedly paleo. Be careful as cashews and peanuts are high in fat and for some reason, they’re incredibly easy to eat an entire jar in one sitting (that’s just not us, is it?). If you’re trying to lose weight, limit the amount of nuts you’re consuming – otherwise have it. I mean, after all, you can’t beat a good almond/pecan/walnut nut mix can you?
Paleo Diet Fruits**
Paleo diet fruits are not only delicious, but they’re great for you. Fruits, even paleo-approved ones, contain large amounts of fructose which – while much better than HFCS (high-fructose corn syrup) – is still sugar. If you’re…