11 Spicy Paleo Recipes & Snacks That Liven Up Your Meal Routine

While variety is the spice of life, eating simpler foods doesn’t have to come at the expense of flavor. In this article, we've put together a list of 7 spicy Paleo recipes and 3 bold and delicious Paleo Snack options that give you bold, satisfying flavors to liven up your Paleo meal planning.

Getting Variety & Flavor From Your Paleo Recipes


Paleo Diets revolve around simpler food choices but it doesn't mean you have to eat bland food. While everyone's tastes differ, if you're on a Paleo Diet, enjoying your food choices is essential to keep you committed to your food, health, and nutrition goals. This great Paleo Recipe and snack options give you bold options to try to bring variety and loads of flavor to your Paleo routine.


PALEO CHORIZO STUFFED JALAPEÑO APPETIZERS


These Chorizo Stuffed Jalapeños go the extra mile in flavor with heat you can’t beat. This is a great spicy appetizer you and your guests will love. Jalapeños can be swapped out with hotter peppers if you like to live dangerously! 


MAKES 4 SERVING/ TOTAL TIME 30 MINUTE 


Chorizo Stuffed Jalapeño Ingredients  


1/2 pound chorizo 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon oregano 2 cloves garlic 4 jalapeno peppers halved lengthwise, seeds removed sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste     


Chorizo Stuffed Jalapeño Preparation Instructions   


STEP 1    

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.  


Cook sauces, spices & garlic in a medium saucepan until all of the pink is gone from the sausage.   STEP 2   Slice peppers longways and lay them cut side up on a baking sheet covered with parchment or foil and add your sausage mixture.   


Bake for 10-15 minutes, until peppers are lightly softened and browned.     Serve warm or let them cool down to save them for lunch or as a spicy treat!   


NUTRITIONAL VALUE   

110 Calories, 20g fat,  4g fiber, 20g protein, and 14.2g carbs. 


Spicy Paleo appetizers

FRIED EGGS WITH SPICY CURRIED CAULIFLOWER RICE


Give your day a spicy start with an egg & cauliflower recipe that brings bold flavors to spice up your mornings and your meal routine.


MAKES 2 SERVING/ TOTAL TIME 20 MINUTE 


Fried Eggs & Curried Cauliflower ingredients  

1 tablespoon coconut oil 

4 cups riced cauliflower 

2 teaspoons curry powder 

2 tablespoons chopped cilantro 

Juice of 1 lime 

4 eggs 

Sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste     


Fried Eggs & Curried Cauliflower Preparation Instructions   


STEP 1 

Heat your favorite Paleo cooking oil in a large, deep skillet.  Add cauliflower and curry powder to heat and stir. 


Once your ingredients are soft, add the cilantro and lime juice and remove from the pan.   


STEP 2 

Add the eggs to the pan and prepare them how you like them. Add seasoning to taste and serve with your cooked cauliflower. 


NUTRITIONAL VALUE   

 117 Calories, 17g fat,  19g fiber, 20g protein, 14.6g carbs


Buffalo Meatballs Recipe

PALEO BUFFALO MEATBALLS


We love buffalo everything! Buffalo meatballs are a delicious, rich and spicy meal that can be served on their own, with your favorite vegetables or perfect with  zucchini noodles or cauliflower rice.


MAKES 4 SERVING/ TOTAL TIME 45 MINUTES


Buffalo Meatball Ingredients 


1 pound grass-fed ground beef

1/2 pound ground pork 

1 onion diced 2 celery stalks diced 2 tablespoons minced chives 

1 teaspoon hot sauce; add more or less to taste 1 egg 

2 tablespoons almond flour 

1 teaspoon sea salt 

2 tablespoons your favorite Paleo cooking oil 

Additional hot sauce for serving            


Buffalo Meatball Preparation Instructions   


STEP 1 

Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F.   


Combine the beef, pork, onion, celery, chives, hot sauce, egg, salt, and almond flour in a bowl. Form into 2-3 inch meatballs.   


STEP 2 

Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment and lay the meatballs on it. 


Brush with the oil and bake for 15-20 minutes, until cooked through. 


Serve immediately.     


NUTRITIONAL VALUE   

112 Calories, 19g fat,  8g fiber, 45g protein, 15g carbs.



Buffalo Chicken Stew

HOT & SPICY BUFFALO CHICKEN STEW


This is a great Paleo Recipe you’ll enjoy over and over again. Satisfy your cravings for buffalo flavor with this awesomely delicious buffalo chicken stew!  


Since this recipe makes 4 servings, if you’re preparing for yourself, you can dial back the amount of chicken you use, or alternatively, you can make the recipe as is for great tasting leftovers! 


MAKES 4 SERVING/ TOTAL TIME 45 MINUTE  


Paleo Buffalo Chicken Stew Ingredients


2 tablespoons of your favorite Paleo oil 1 Onion sliced 

1 Carrot sliced 

2 Stalks celery sliced 

1 Red bell pepper sliced 

2 cloves garlic minced 

1 pound Chicken breast cubed 

3-4 tablespoons of homemade or Paleo Hot sauce

5 cups Chicken broth 

Sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste   


Buffalo Chicken Stew Preparation Instructions


STEP 1 

Begin to heat your oil in a large soup pot and then add onions, carrots, garlic, celery, and  your bell peppers.    


Cook together until soft and then add in your chicken.  


Continue cooking until the chicken is browned and then add hot sauce and stir well to evenly mix over ingredients.     


STEP 2 

Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil.    Reduce heat and allow everything to simmer for 30 minutes.   Serve hot & enjoy!     


NUTRITIONAL  VALUE 

80 Calories, 20g fat,  0.2g fiber, 36.3g protein, 0.9g carbs.

Paleo Buffalo wings

SPICY & SATISFYING PALEO BUFFALO WINGS


While you could fry your chicken wings, using an air fryer to make Paleo Buffalo Wings, you can make a simple but VERY satisfying buffalo snack or meal with the classic buffalo flavor with just a few ingredients that you’ll love! 


MAKES 3 SERVING/ TOTAL TIME 35 MINUTE 


Paleo Buffalo Wing Ingredients   


1-½ pounds chicken wings (about 12 pieces) 

Buffalo Wing Sauce 

¼ cup ghee or butter-flavored coconut oil 

¼ cup hot sauce 

Celery Sticks for garnish


Paleo Buffalo Wing Preparation Instructions  


STEP 1 

Cut wings apart, if needed, using a heavy knife to cut at joints.    


Place wings in the air fryer basket leaving a little room in between so they can get crispy.    


Add a second layer using a rack inserted in the basket if desired.   


Cook at 390 degrees for 15 - 20 minutes. Turn wings over and cook 10 - 15 minutes longer until the skin is golden brown and crisp. Place wings in a large bowl to toss with sauce.    


STEP 2 

To make the sauce Melt the ghee and whisk with hot sauce. Drizzle some of the sauce over the wings and toss. Serve immediately with remaining sauce, celery sticks and ranch dip on the side.    


NUTRITIONAL VALUE   

405 Calories,  20g fat,  23g protein, 1g carbs.




Planning Your Paleo Meal & Snack Routine

Planning a Paleo diet recipe rotation is an important part of sticking to your Paleo diet goals and allows you to plan meals around your preferred ingredients. 


Saving your recipes helps you establish a healthy eating routine with your favorite meals that you eat frequently can help you keep track of your eating habits.  


When you make and save a recipe, you can give yourself additional notes for the next time you make it including spice and taste variations, or even how full it made you or even the perfect foods for your next social gathering. 


In addition to saving your recipes, the people who are most successful on their Paleo Diet are those who keep a personal food and health journal to not only document your activities, but writing down your health goals that you see everyday helps build those goals into your subconscious and every activity gives you a win to build on your health successes. 

PALEO SALSA VERDE SOUP


This Paleo soup recipe is perfect for Taco Tuesday or anytime you’re looking to spice up your Paleo meal routine, this Salsa Verde Soup gives you a perfect blend of spice with a rich flavor that’s perfect on its own or complements any meal.


MAKES 4 SERVING/ TOTAL TIME 30 MINUTE 


Salsa Verde Soup Ingredients   

2 tablespoons of your favorite Paleo cooking oil 

1 Onion diced 1 clove garlic minced 2 Jalapeños seeded and minced 

1 teaspoon Ground cumin 

12oz of diced green chilies 

1 pound tomatillos paper removed & chopped 6 cups Chicken broth 

Juice of 1 lime 

Garnishes of your choice: diced peppers, onions sour cream & fresh chopped cilantro     


Salsa Verde Soup Preparation Instructions   


STEP 1   

Add your favorite Paleo cooking oil into a large pot and add onions, garlic, and peppers in and and cook until soft. Add the cumin and cook for an additional minute.   


STEP 2 

Stir in the chilies, tomatillos, and broth and bring to a boil. Simmer for 10 minutes, and transfer to a blender to puree.  Stir in the lime juice, and serve with your desired toppings.     


NUTRITIONAL VALUE   

84 Calories 10g fat,  58g protein, 14g carbs.

Spicy Paleo Soup Recipe

COCONUT SHRIMP WITH MANGO SLAW 


Sweet, spicy and savory combine in this Coconut & Mango Shrimp Slaw recipe for a perfect salad or side dish for your favorite Paleo recipes.  


MAKES 2 SERVING/ TOTAL TIME 20 MINUTE 


Coconut Shrimp with Mango Slaw Ingredients 


2 cups finely shredded cabbage 

1 jalapeno minced 

1 mango diced 

1/2 cup chopped cilantro 

Juice of 1 lime 1/2 cup 

unsweetened shredded coconut 1/2 cup 

almond flour 

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 

1 pound peeled and deveined shrimp 

1 egg     


Coconut Shrimp with Mango Slaw Preparation Instructions   



Coconut Shrimp with Mango Slaw Preparation Instructions


STEP 1   

Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F. 

Add cabbage, jalapeno, mango cilantro, and lime juice in a large bowl and toss. Set to the side.   


In a wide, shallow dish, combine the coconut, almond flour, garlic, and cayenne. In a separate bowl, beat the egg.   


STEP 2 

Dip the shrimp in the egg, followed by the coconut mixture. Lay the shrimp on a parchment lined baking sheet.   


Bake for 8-10 minutes, until the shrimp is golden brown and cook through. Serve with the slaw.     


NUTRITIONAL VALUE   

112 Calories 19g fat,  8g fiber, 45g protein, 15g carbs.


Coconut Shrimp with Mango Slaw


Spicy Paleo Snack Options



Changing your relationship with food doesn’t have to come at the expense of eating bland meals and snacks. In addition to the great spicy Paleo recipes we've listed, there are great spicy Paleo snack options that give you spicy and bold flavors anytime.


Honey Sriracha Paleo Beef Jerky Snacks


With a satisfying blend of sweet and heat, Honey Sriracha Paleo Beef Jerky has it all! With organic and non-processed ingredients, you'll always have the perfect snack when you're on the go with a convenient resealable pouch you can take anywhere.


Order Honey Sriracha Beef Jerky today!


Chipotle Habanero Paleo Bacon Jerky Snacks


If you're really looking for a satisfyingly hot and spicy Paleo snack, you'll love our Chipotle Habanero Bacon Jerky.  Made from all-natural ingredients and zero-processing, artificial ingredients or preservatives,  this is a great option to get your spicy fix!


Check out our Chipotle Habanero Bacon Jerky


Fiesta Style Paleo Chicken Bite Snacks


While not super-spicy, our Fiesta Style Paleo Chicken Bites give you a party in every bag with the perfect blend of satisfying flavors that make a bold statement to your Paleo snack routine.


Jalapeno BBQ Paleo Protein Snacks


Get big flavor in every bite of our Jalapeno BBQ Paleo Protein Sticks with the delicious blend of natural ingredients and steroid-free, hormone-free, and preservative-free to give you the ultimate better for you beef stick that will instantly become your go-to Paleo Snack. 



CHECK OUT OUR OTHER PALEO SNACK OPTIONS   


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