Vicariously Paleo Paleo recipes and dinner ideas from a reluctantly paleo husband. - page 2

Paleo Cajun Roast Recipe

Paleo Cajun Roast Recipe

My grandpa was a true cajun. Gumbo, dirty rice, boudin…that’s what we ate when we went over to my grandparents’ house. But one of my favorite things he used to make was his cajun roast. It wasn’t spicy, but the flavors gave your tastebuds a bear hug and wouldn’t let go. So delicious.

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Argentine Guiso with Roasted Cauliflower

Argentine Guiso with Roasted Cauliflower

Argentine guiso is basically a stew. The tastes can range anywhere from Irish to Italian. My mother-in-law’s guiso is a bit more Italian, with a mixture of tomato sauce, peas, and pasta. I tried to recreate it anytime my wife felt homesick early in our marriage. And since then, it’s become a staple at our house—even when we transitioned to the paleo diet.

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Green Bean Snackers

Green Bean Snackers

I’ve never been a huge fan of vegetables. But since I discovered the beauty of oven roasting, I’ve found any way I can to eat them. Green beans are some of my absolute favorite vegetables when you roast them. And these green bean snackers (almost like french fries) always evoke the recipe request when people come over…

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Parsnip French Fries

Parsnip French Fries

I absolutely love potatoes, so when I found out that was a no-go for paleo, I was pretty upset. Fortunately, on a whim, I decided to experiment with parsnip french fries as an option. I had some leftover parsnips in the refrigerator and tried this out. They were delicious! And parsnips, though they’re starchy like potatoes, are a paleo-friendly ingredient…

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Recipe for Paleo Pancakes

Recipe for Paleo Pancakes

My wife absolutely loves pancakes. But most of the paleo pancake recipes we’ve tried have been big disappointments. But I finally found a paleo flapjack recipe that—when I modified it—has become my absolute favorite recipe for paleo pancakes. The texture is great and it doesn’t require any weird ingredients like sweet potatoes…

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Unwrapped Spring Rolls

Unwrapped Spring Rolls

I love to make asian spring rolls. But the sauces and rice papers aren’t paleo friendly. That’s why I invented the unwrapped spring roll salad. It has all the yumminess of the spring roll without all the rice and preservatives. It’s a light, fresh salad…

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Paleo Mofongo Recipe

Paleo Mofongo Recipe

My traditional Puerto Rican friends might hate me for this paleo mofongo recipe, but I think it’s delicious. Mofongo is a traditional Puerto Rican dish. It’s a mixture of plantains and garlic. And while my Puerto Rican friends might mock me for saying this, it’s almost…

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Paleo Stuffed Zucchini Recipe

Paleo Stuffed Zucchini Recipe

Preparation Time: 20 Minutes     Cook Time: 30 Minutes     Yields: 4 Servings One of my big tasks as a paleo husband is to try and recreate my wife’s favorite childhood meals. Carolina always misses her mothers recipes, but most of them aren’t…

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Paleo Rosemary Glazed Carrots Recipe

Paleo Rosemary Glazed Carrots Recipe

The night’s menu was paleo stuffed zucchini, and I needed a delicious side to go along with it. I normally love green vegetables, but I don’t want to pair green with green. I needed color! So on a whim I decided to try this out. I love glazed carrots and I love rosemary, I figure it might make for a delicious italian side…

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Paleo Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

Paleo Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

This paleo spaghetti sauce recipe is very easy to make, and it pairs really well with homemade paleo pasta, spaghetti squash, or roasted cauliflower. It cooks in less than thirty minutes and gets eaten even faster. Plus it’s a paleo recipe that doesn’t require purchasing…

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