• Amy Lippert, NTP

10 Paleo and Whole30 Recipes To Get Your New Year Started

Looking for simple, delicious, and whole food based recipes to get your New Year started? This is a list of my favorite recipes and why they make my Top Ten! Everything from simple 1-step hemp milk, to a rich and savory Paleo pho. This list has the best collection of recipes from breakfast to dessert to help you get started on a healthier you!


#1 Juicy Paleo Chicken Tenders


paleo chicken tender recipe

What I love about this Paleo Chicken Tender recipe:

  1. Delicious and savory breading that tastes like a Chick-fil-a chicken nugget without all the additives and it's gluten free!

  2. The chicken tenders are juicy and so tasty!

  3. The whole family will love these and they are perfect for game day snacks when paired with fresh veggie sticks!


Get the Recipe HERE!



#2 Paleo Tart Cherry and Orange Scones


paleo scone recipe

What I love about this Paleo Orange Scone recipe:

  1. All whole food ingredients, no refined oils, sugars or flours!

  2. Beautiful orange zest and tart cherries in perfect balance for a fragrant and delicious breakfast!

  3. Low glycemic so it won't cause a spike in you blood glucose levels.

  4. Easy to make, freezes well, and is great for breakfast or a snack for the whole family!


Get the recipe HERE!



#3 Paleo Pho with Bone Broth

paleo pho recipe

What I love about this Paleo Pho recipe:

  1. This dish is loaded with fresh veggies and tender, thin sliced tenderloin, what more could you ask for?

  2. Rich, decadent, and flavorful bone broth that is not only D-E-licious, but is super nutritious and amazing for your gut health!

  3. Easy for a weeknight meal. Make the bone broth ahead of time and when you're ready to eat, prep the veggies and thin slice the beef for a quick assembly!


Get the recipe HERE!



#4 Duck Fat Roasted Sweet Potato Fries


Duck fat sweet potato fries recipe

What I love about this Sweet Potato Fry recipe:

  1. Sweet and savory sweet potatoes that are the perfect side to smoked chicken, salmon, or steak!

  2. Nutritious sweet potatoes loaded with antioxidants, fiber and several vitamins and minerals! [1]

  3. Duck fat is super tasty and has several health benefits including linoleic acid, which is an essential fatty acid.

  4. Duck fat is a healthier and safer alternative to vegetable and seed oils for cooking at higher temperatures.


Get the recipe HERE!



#5 Paleo Pear and Fig Granola


Paleo Granola Recipe

What I love about this Paleo Pear and Fig Granola recipe:

  1. The flavor combination of juicy pears, fragrant cardamom and sweet figs is absolutely perfect!

  2. It is made with all whole food ingredients and is loaded with nutrients and fiber!

  3. This granola is so versatile and is so delicious on its own or on top of yogurt or a baked sweet potato.

  4. There are no refined sugars, oils, or grains! It is gluten free, dairy free, soy free, and egg free!


Get the recipe HERE!



#6 Paleo Chicken Wings with Wicked Wing Sauce


paleo buffalo wing recipe

What I love about this Paleo Chicken Wing recipe:

  1. The wings are grilled, not fried eliminating the refined and inflammatory oils found from deep frying.

  2. The sauce, O-M-G the sauce..it is all in the buffalo sauce and this one has all the flavor, tang, and spice you're looking for without any additives!

  3. You are eating the chicken in its whole form, the way food is meant to be eaten!

  4. Rich in protein, chicken wings also contain vitamins, minerals and tryptophan, which helps with serotonin levels!


Get the recipe HERE!



#7 Aronia and Blueberry Chia Jam


blueberry chia jam recipe

What I love about this Blueberry Chia Jam recipe:

  1. Simple and all whole food ingredients, no refined sugars or preservatives!

  2. Antioxidants galore! Aronia berries support your body's immune system and cardiovascular system! [2]

  3. This is the PERFECT mix in to your unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk yogurt!

  4. It's full of protein! Chia seeds provide a great source of plant protein as well as fiber!


Get the recipe HERE!



#8 Paleo Honey Chicken


paleo asian chicken recipe

What I love about this Paleo Honey Chicken recipe:

  1. Tender, juicy chicken thighs that are so easy for a weeknight meal and pair beautifully with Korean Spinach and Cucumber Kimchi for a nutritious dinner!

  2. It is the perfect bite of sweet honey and mouthwatering umami with the bonus of being gluten free and soy free!

  3. Simple ingredients you can feel good about serving your family!


Get the recipe HERE!



#9 Paleo Dark Chocolate Truffles


paleo truffle recipe

What I love about this Paleo Truffle recipe:

  1. By using Hu chocolate nibs or dairy free and at least 70% dark chocolate, you are eliminating inflammatory and refined sugars from your desserts!

  2. A rich, decadent, smooth and creamy bite for when you're looking for something sweet!

  3. This recipe also doubles as a ganache, which is perfect on Paleo Chocolate Cupcakes!


Get the recipe HERE!



#10 1-Step Protein Hemp Milk


hemp milk recipe

What I love about this 1-Step Protein Hemp Milk recipe:

  1. I love having fresh plant milk at my disposal, but find that soaking and making almond milk (as delicious as it is) is often time consuming and a bit messy. This hemp milk is easy, virtually mess free, and is loaded with fiber and protein!

  2. It's a great base for smoothies! Just whip it up right before adding your fruits and veggies and voila...easy and protein rich milk!

  3. You can make it ahead! 3x or 6x the recipe! This will keep for about 3-4 days in a sealed glass jar in the refrigerator!


Get the recipe HERE!






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