The Paleo diet is a health-conscious alternative for those who want to improve their health with wiser eating habits. One of the main goals of the Paleo eating habit is to eat natural and real foods that have no synthetic enhancements or preservatives. The foods allowed in Paleo offer more vitamins, natural minerals and health-promoting benefits than the quicker options available today.
Meatloaf is a fantastic choice when using the Paleo diet to increase fitness. The reason is that meatloaf is loaded with protein. Proteins make you feel full longer. That means they will help you to not eat as often. They also take longer for your gut to digest than vegetables and fruits, which means that your body has to work harder to break them down.
In addition, though, making meatloaf a normal part of your Paleo diet is also a great way to build muscle. A higher-protein diet arms your body with the basic building blocks it needs to construct muscle. With added muscle, there are added benefits across the board—you’re stronger, more fit, have more energy, process fats differently, etc.
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Overall adding protein to your diet is going to help your body get stronger. Meatloaf is the perfect source for that protein and with these easy paleo meatloaf recipes, you can easily keep your dinners fresh and exciting. Test out some of the paleo meatloaf recipes and see for yourself how delicious, beneficial and health-conscious these meatloaf mixtures really are!
1. Easy Low Carb And Paleo Meatloaf Recipe
When it comes to making dinner, everyone is looking for “quick and easy” and with this recipe, you won’t be disappointed. In just an hour, you’ll have a filling and Paleo-conscious meal on the table. This one combines a bevy of good veggies along with health-conscious grass-fed beef, to create a flavorful blend of meatloaf. Add the coconut oil beginning and the increased health benefits are immeasurable. This recipe not only provides a delicious Paleo meal, but it is filling and healthy!
2. Zesty Paleo Meatloaf Recipe
If you’re looking for a Paleo meatloaf that doesn’t skimp on flavor, then this may be the perfect answer! This one is stocked with veggies and uses spices to ramp up the taste. You can use beef or turkey and an additional kicker is the decadent tangy Paleo BBQ sauce you pour over your loaf. It imbues tang into the meat by cooking it right in. All you have to do is add a side, and you’re ready with a delicious Paleo meatloaf dinner.
3. Grain Free Meatloaf Recipe
If you’re concerned with wheat and grains, but still want a go-to meatloaf recipe, this one fits the bill. Instead of relying on heavy gluten, it gets uses honey, eggs and tomato paste as its binder. It’s another easy and flavorful recipe to put together and despite the lack of grain, your family will never notice—but they will be asking for seconds. This recipe takes just under an hour to bake so you’ll have dinner on the table in no time.
4. Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf Recipe
The health-conscious Paleo food diet doesn’t have to be boring and this recipe proves it. For all bacon lovers dedicated to Paleo, this is the perfect dinner. The added bonus is that you just mix the ingredients together and let it cook for an hour. This is the perfect simple Paleo dinner to keep in your storehouse and bring out often. Not only do the spices make it uniquely delicious, but the delicious bacon wrap will have your guests talking about it for days.
5. Paleo Meatloaf
For a great meatloaf option that is completely Paleo-friendly, check out this recipe. It gets its bulk from a sweet potato mash base. This gives it a unique texture and sweet flavor. Coconut aminos are also an ingredient in this recipe. These come from a coconut tree’s nutrient-rich sap that has broad-spectrum B vitamin, vitamin C and seventeen amino acids. Add to that the almond flour and honey, and you have an awesome Paleo meal that the perfect addition to your weekly dinner list.
6. Slow Cooker Barbecue Meatloaf
Everyone loves a slow-cooker meal! Who can beat throwing ingredients into the pot, going about your day and then having a fantastic dinner 5-6 hours later? This delicious meatloaf recipe offers a great completely Paleo option for any meatloaf-lover. It combines beef and pork to maximize flavor. Adding almond flour, onion and of course a sugar-free barbecue sauce, makes for one of the best and low-maintenance Paleo foods you’ll find just about anywhere. Test it out and you’ll likely return to this meal again and again.
7. Classic Meatloaf
If you’re looking for classic Paleo meatloaf recipes without the frills and added ingredients, this is the perfect recipe. It comes together with main ingredients of ground beef and cauliflower, along with a good blend of spices. The kicker with this recipe is its BBQ sauce recipe that you add to the loaf and then coat it with. By letting the BBQ sauce do double-duty, it produces a thoroughly flavorful and moist meat loaf. Test this one out and you’ll love the resulting fantastic dinner choice.
8. Low Carb Meatloaf
Just because you want to go low-carb, doesn’t mean you have to give up meatloaf. This recipe offers a low-carb option but gives you a great go-to dinner option. Not only is it delicious, but it also is easy to put together. Just combine the ingredients, let it bake and cover it with ketchup in the end. You’ll be amazed at how easy this comes together and how easily you can make it with staples you likely already have in your pantry.
9. Paleo Meatloaf With Balsamic Tomato Sauce
This meatloaf recipe is unique because of the delicious balsamic tomato sauce addition. Combining it with ground beef, coconut flour and the regular meatloaf spices, bring together a great dinner option. This one is completely Paleo and is a health-conscious option for anyone trying to put together a great dinner. It also easily comes together in one big mixing bowl, which means that clean-up afterwards is going to be a snap. If you’re looking for a Paleo meatloaf dinner with the fantastic balsamic twist, this is definitely the go-to recipe for you.
10. Easy Whole 30 And Paleo Meatloaf
Anyone looking to stick to a Paleo diet and a Whole 30 diet, is going to love this option. It also is easy, which means you won’t have to search high and low for hard-to-find ingredients. It takes its flavor from ground beef chuck and combines a great blend of spices (along with apple cider vinegar), to round out the meal. Not only is it the ultimate in healthy, but you know the added health benefits of coconut milk, apple cider vinegar and garlic.
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11. Gluten-Free Paleo Meatloaf
This is a great recipe for anyone because it is health-conscious, Paleo-approved and delicious. If you’re looking for a unique recipe this is it. By combining almond and coconut flours, it ups the ante in terms of healthy foods. Almond and coconut flours are known to have added macronutrients and beneficial fats, respectively, so you’ll love serving this delicious dish. It’s topped with BBQ sauce, so you will have a flavorful and satisfying meal that your guests are going to love.
12. Paleo ‘Thanksgiving’ Meatballs
If you love Thanksgiving, you’ll love these meatballs. They absolutely harken to the holiday but without the huge amounts of calories and tryptophan. These use ground beef and canned pumpkin as a base. The spices added bring them to the next level. With just a 7-8 minute cook time, you’ll love how easily they come together too. And don’t be worried- they completely fit in with the Paleo meatloaf recipes thanks to the sifted coconut flour addition. Couple these up with mashed potatoes and a glass of wine and your guests will be set for the night.
13. Paleo Meatloaf
This is a unique recipe on a lot of levels. Yes- it is Paleo and yes, it is healthy. In addition to that though, it has the ingredient power to really offer major health benefits. Shredded carrots, onions, tomatoes, bell peppers come together with beef and pork to make up this recipe. The kicker though is the addition of a sauce on top just before it’s done. Raise the heat up to scorch and let the sauce harden to a thick crust of delicious goodness!
14. Bbq Meatloaf Muffins With Sweet Potato Topping
Problem: you want to serve your guests something dainty and unique, but you still want it health-conscious and Paleo. solution: BBQ meatloaf muffins with sweet potato topping! There’s no doubt that these little guys are striking in presentation. The best news though is that they are also striking in taste. With healthy and natural ingredients, you can make the most of your dinner by offering these. The sweet potato topping, mixed with ghee or coconut oil, and sea salt will have your guests in awe of your health-conscious talents.
15. Gluten Free Meatloaf
Gluten is a standard in meatloaf, right? Not anymore. This gluten-free option is safe for those with celiac disease and its Paleo friendly. It combines ground pork and beef, along with mushrooms (in lieu of breadcrumbs) as a binder to create one of the most succulent tasting dishes you are going to find. You can alter the chili pepper flakes to taste and have the perfect meatloaf recipe to add to your weekly dinner calendar of Paleo foods.
16. Clean Eating Turkey Meatloaf
This is a fantastic Paleo meatloaf recipe not only because it is Paleo, but it also uses 99% fat-free ground turkey. That means once you and your guests realize how healthy it is, you won’t have any guilt as you go back for seconds. It also uses coconut oil that has health-conscious medium-chain fatty acids like lauric and caprylic acids. This is the perfect recipe for anyone looking to make the most of their dinner in terms of health and taste.
17. Asian Pork Meatballs
This truly is a stand-out recipe! First of all, meatballs are great because of how flexible they are. You can serve them as an appetizer, side or make them the main course. Once you taste these though, you likely are going to want to make them the center of dinner’s attention. They take just about 30 minutes to get to the table, so you won’t have to put in a lot of work for a lot of flavor. Test these out and likely you are going to love adding them to any meal.
18. Paleo Instant Pot Mexi-Meatloaf
Don’t think pressure cookers, or instant pots, are immune to health-conscious overhauls. This Paleo recipe uses an instant pot to create a mexi-meatloaf that is to die for. Combining beef, fire-roasted salsa along with a bevy of other spices makes for a delicious recipe. It also uses either tapioca, cassava flour or arrowroot to ramp up the health factor. By using an instant pot, it seals in the juices so you won’t have to worry about losing moisture or flavor.
19. Mexican Meatloaf From Juli Bauer’S
This health-conscious Paleo diet recipe combines ground beef and chorizo to make one of the most delicious recipes for meatloaf available. Not only is it healthy, but it brings a lot of flavor to the table too. Everyone will love this recipe and likely come back for seconds. You’ll can rest assured that you’re serving a health-conscious alternative too. With its almond flour addition, you’ll be giving your family and guests added micro- and macronutrients needed for great health.
20. Thai Meatballs
Any Thai-lover will enjoy these meatballs and they come together in just about ½ hours’ time! They combine shredded carrots, parsley, red chili, and ginger to bring the recipe together. Add to that a delicious sauce that makes the most of coconut aminos and sesame oil, and you can’t go wrong. They are perfect for any Paleo diet that wants good health, but a delicious result also. Any dinner will be that much better with Thai meatballs to spice up the menu.
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21. Mom’S Old School Meatloaf
Remember when your mom made meatloaf? It was the perfect comfort food for a long day. This is a revamped Paleo style meatloaf that has the same comfort, but cuts out the breadcrumbs. Using parsley, onion, Worcestershire sauce and a good selection of other spices, it takes on the old-style flavor just like mom used to cook up. Adding hard-boiled eggs to the loaf makes for a surprise treat when you cut into it. Overall this is just like Mom’s, but has a much healthier makeup.
22. Grain Free Meatloaf
This is the perfect meatloaf recipe to double up on and freeze. You can unthaw just what you need—whether that’s a full loaf, half-loaf or meatball-sized pieces—and cook it as you need it. The recipe is grain-free too, so breadcrumbs aren’t part of this dish. Rather, parmesan cheese and golden flax bind it all together into a delicious dinner option. It also is Paleo-friendly and cuts the grains completely out of the mix. Feel free to experiment with added spinach, carrots or peppers, depending on your preferences.
23. Breakfast Meatloaf
Have you ever thought of meatloaf for breakfast? With this recipe you will! This combines ground pork and eggs with a myriad of great spices to make a delicious meatloaf recipe. Adding this to any recipe book is a no-brainer when you get a taste. They bake for just about 35 minutes so you can get them ready the night before and have them ready to go when you wake up. This is the perfect go-to for breakfast and leftovers can easily be packed for lunch later in the day.
24. Chicken, Bacon, And Apple Mini Meatloaves Recipe
If you’re looking for something unique and delicious, this is perfect. These chicken, bacon and apple mini-meatloaves are going to delight your friends. They are perfect to make the night prior and then cook up first thing in the morning for a healthy Paleo diet breakfast. They are nut-free and egg-free, so you won’t have to worry about those ingredients. They are flavorful and delicious though so you’ll likely find yourself making a double batch to cook throughout the entire week.
25. Paleo Meatloaf
This Paleo meatloaf is also Whole30 so you will enjoy it completely guilt-free. It uses almond flour to remove grains; that means it is extra moist (that’s what almond flour tends to do.) It also includes ghee or avocado oil, along with baby carrots and apple cider vinegar. Everyone knows the added health benefits of avocado oil and apple cider vinegar. Again- this is the perfect tasting and healthy recipe that you’ll be confident is also a health-conscious dinner choice!
26. Gluten Free Slow Cooker Meatloaf Recipe
For on-the-go cookers, this is perfect because it comes together in a slow-cooker or in the oven. Anyone who has a hectic day is going to love this recipe. Just throw all the ingredients together into a crockpot or pan, and you’ll soon have a Paleo and gluten-free meatloaf alternative. If you choose the crockpot, give it about 2-4 hours. If you use the stove, account for about an hour of cook-time. Either way, it is a delicious meatloaf that you are going to love!
27. Beast Meatloaf Recipe
This meatloaf recipe uses ground turkey as its base and that means it is extra flavorful and moist. It is completely Paleo and gets rave reviews from 3-year olds to 83-year olds straight across the board. What makes it fantastic is the finely chopped garlic and the addition of salsa to give it that extra zing of flavor all meatloaf needs. This is the perfect option for a meatloaf day when you want comfort food, but without the long list of directions to follow.
28. Oven Baked Paleo Italian Meatballs With Marinara Sauce
These Paleo meatballs are oven-baked, gluten-free, dairy-free and easy to make. It really doesn’t get much better than that. Oh- and they come together in just about 30-minutes. If you need a go-to for your meatballs but don’t want to skimp on flavor, this may be the perfect recipe for you. Just make a batch and you are going to see how these little guys can pack a flavorful punch despite their simplicity. Add to them the homemade marinara sauce and you will keep on returning to this recipe again and again.
29. My Meatloaf
Everyone has a standard meatloaf recipe in their recipe book. If you don’t, consider this one. It has some unique ingredients like sour cream, and marjoram, but also combines standard ones like parsley and Worcestershire sauce. In the end, it comes together to create a moist and flavorful meatloaf that you are going to love. Did we also mention it has bacon? Any good cook knows that bacon only makes it better! This is definitely one of the most delicious Paleo foods you are going to make.
30. My Meatloaf
This meatloaf recipe brings together grass-fed beef and wraps it in bacon- how’s that for a start? Add to that almond meal, diced carrots, zucchini and celery and you have a health-conscious meal going. Don’t think that healthy compromises the flavor! With this recipe there are enough interesting things going on to make it a favorite recipe of yours that you return to time and again. In just over an hour, you will have a piping hot dinner on the table that your whole table is sure to enjoy.
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31. Thai Yellow Curry Turkey Meatballs
This recipe offers you a Paleo diet or Whole30 meal. Anyone who enjoys Thai, knows that curry can be a fantastic dinner. These meatballs are broiled until golden perfection and then topped with vegetables and curry sauce. They can be coupled with cauliflower rice for a delicious go-to meal. The best thing about Thai yellow curry turkey meatballs is that they come together in about 30-minutes. That’s likely less than the time it would take to order food and it is much healthier!
32. Easy Paleo Homestyle Meatloaf
The striking thing about this meatloaf really is how easy it is! It combines just ten ingredients to create a fantastic Paleo and Whole30 meatloaf. Again- almond flour is used here and that means it is stocked well with macronutrients, fat and protein needed for good health. It also comes with a delicious glaze of tomato sauce and Italian seasonings to give it even more of a punch of flavor. Likely your entire family is going to ask for this recipe again and again.
33. Slow Cooker Low Carb Meatloaf Recipe
Everyone loves slow cookers and everyone loves meatloaf- so why not keep combining the two! This recipe offers a low-carb alternative for meatloaf, so you won’t feel guilty about it. It has an Italian blend of spices to it, so if you love your oregano and parsley, you are going to love this recipe. In just under the 4-hour mark, you can have a delicious and worry-free meatloaf dinner thanks to your slow cooker. All you have to do is about 10-minutes of prep before and add the tomato sauce and cheese at the end. After that, enjoy your meal!
34. Gluten Free Meatloaf Muffins
There is nothing more perfect than a meatloaf muffin. Not only are they the perfect bite-sized dinner, but they can easily be thrown into a lunch bag for an on-the-go meal in a jiffy. These are delicious too, so you’ll be highly satisfied with your meal. They take about 45 minutes to bake and once they are done, you can top them with a dollop of ketchup and mashed potatoes for the cutest little meatloaf muffin you’ve ever seen.
35. Paleo Maple Pork Meatballs
You can never go wrong with pork and maple glaze. That’s why these Paleo maple pork meatballs are so delicious and why you need to make them right away. The meatballs themselves are made from onions, granny smith apples, ginger and coconut flour, along with added spices. It is the maple glaze that brings it all together though. By combining maple syrup, pineapple juice, tomatoes and fresh ginger, your guests are not going to know what hit them!
36. Pepper Jack Stuffed Turkey Zucchini Meat Loaf With Awesome Sauce
Cooks everywhere are learning that Paleo means good health, but it also means lots of flavor. This recipe does not disappoint. One loaf makes 4 servings with just 260-ish calories and a whopping 22.9 grams of protein. In terms of flavor, pepperjack cheese, turkey and the zucchini take care of that. You are going to love this recipe for its layered and complex flavors and how they come together. An added health benefit is some apple cider vinegar in the topping. Overall this is a healthy and delicious recipe!
37. Meatloaf Muffins Recipe
This is another healthy muffin that is adorable! First of all the ingredients are all Paleo diet friendly. They also are healthy. Just look at them—olive oil, onion, garlic, carrots, mushrooms, zucchini, turkey and pork! You aren’t going to find a better option health-wise than these muffins. Add to the flavor though the fantastic roasted tomato sauce and you can’t go wrong. No matter who you serve these to—guests, family or just yourself—they are going to satisfy all around.
38. Sweet Potato Meatloaf
Sweet potatoes are an excellent way to get beta-carotene, Vitamin C, copper, vitamin B6 and manganese into your diet. This meatloaf is a great way to package these vitamins up in one setting and is high up on the list of beneficial Paleo foods. Couple your sweet potatoes with ground turkey, garlic, onions, flaxseed meal and other spices, and you’ll have a healthy and delicious meatloaf in no time. The ingredients in this recipe are all beneficial and your guests will love the overall flavor too!
39. Clean Turkey Meatloaf
This “clean” recipe offers a turkey meatloaf that you will love. It is simple and you most likely will have all the items needed on hand. That makes it the perfect option for a go-to dinner any night of the week. It also comes with the Paleo-friendly makeup and combines almond milk and oats for an added health benefit. If your family loves turkey, this may be the perfect recipe to satisfy them after a hard day of work and school.
40. Bacon Topped Petite Turkey Meatloaf With Bbq Sauce
These portion-sized petite turkey meatloaves are the perfect solution for an easy, but elegant dinner. Lean turkey is the base, but then a wide range of delicious vitamin-rich vegetables are added: zucchini, red pepper, and onion. The Kansas City BBQ sauce rounds out the flavor and so does the slice of bacon on top. You will love serving this at your next dinner party. Not only is it delicious, but its presentation is fantastic!
41. Paleo Meatloaf Muffins
If you want to pack lots of iron and protein into a small serving, this may be the perfect recipe for you. These Paleo meatloaf muffins are low-carb and come without the processed ingredients and sugars meatloaves are known for. They easily come together in a muffin tin for portion-sized servings and bake for just 25 minutes. You won’t have a problem impressing Paleo-loving guests with these muffins. Plus, as an on-the-go lunch option the following day, they are perfect!
42. Paleo Turkey Meatballs Recipe With Bacon & Tomato Sauce
These moist turkey meatballs with bacon in them are the perfect addition to any Paleo meal. They are simple one-pan meatballs that you can have ready in a snap for hungry guests looking for a healthy, but filling, dinner. Fire-roasted tomatoes, onions and bacon all round out this fantastic recipe and anyone looking to stick to their Paleo diet without sacrificing flavor will love them. For your next dinner, plan on having some Paleo turkey meatballs—in just about 30 minutes you can have a delicious dinner ready to eat.
43. Healthy Buffalo Turkey Meatballs
Whether you’re looking for an appetizer, a small meal, or a dinner, these health-conscious buffalo turkey meatballs are perfect. They are fit for a Paleo diet and completely grain-free, so your guests will love the added health benefits. Don’t worry about the taste either—with Frank’s RedHot Original hot sauce added, your guests who like more fiery foods are going to love these. They only take about 20 minutes to make, so their ease of getting to the table offer another great benefit.
44. Healthy Greek Style Chicken (Or Turkey) Baked Meatballs
These meatballs are gluten-free, high-protein, low-carb and low fat, but they are delicious. How much better a recipe can you get than that? They go great with lentils, topped on brown rice, in soup or just on their own. The possibilities with these meatballs are endless. If you’re looking for a great recipe that is a snap to whip up, these are perfect. And you can use lamp, beef or pork—depending on your personal preference. You also could play with all three to find the perfect meatball recipe for your table.
45. Low-Carb Grain-Free Meatloaf
Grain-free meatloaf can be boring so this is a welcomed addition to any recipe box. It gets its flavor from turkey Italian sausage, roasted tomatoes, and a great variety of spices. Rather than carbs, it uses flax seed meal to bind it together. Anyone who loves health-conscious eating knows the added benefits of flax seeds due to their omega-3 fatty acids. The low-carb part makes this the perfect meatloaf for your next dinner.
46. Gluten-Free Paleo Meatloaf
This gluten-free Paleo meatloaf is delicious and it comes packed with health-conscious ingredients. For anyone looking to add positive alternatives to their diet, this could be the perfect solution. Not only is it flavorful, but it won’t make you feel guilty because of “bad” ingredients. It uses coconut flour to bind it together and that extra ingredient alone makes it rich in dietary fiber and high in the good fats we all need. Test this recipe out and likely you will quickly add it to your recipe box.
47. Paleo Cranberry Bbq Turkey Meatballs
If you’re looking to impress a little, try these Paleo cranberry BBQ turkey meatballs at your next dinner. Not only are they delicious, but you’ll have your friends thinking you’ve upped your dinner game! Despite their presentation, they are easy to put together. Cassava flour has an added benefit of being grain, gluten and nut-free, so no one will have to be hesitant about trying them. Plus, once they do, you likely are going to have guests coming back for more and more.
48. Sneak Peek Recipe From Juli Bauer’S
When it comes to Mexican foods, people love it because of its layered flavors. Not only are they delicious, but they are unique in blend. This meatloaf recipe combines the best in Mexican food to create a fantastic meatloaf. The best thing about the recipe is that you can make it as spicy or non-spicy as you want by altering ingredients a tad. You’ll find that the beef gets a punch of flavor from the chorizo mix. Once you taste this recipe, you won’t want to go back to your old meatloaf ways.
49. Low Carb Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf
At just under 300-calories a serving, you won’t feel any guilt with this recipe. It’s the low-carb bacon-wrapped version of meatloaf and it is delicious. It has some added ingredients to up the flavor like mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, Worcestershire sauce and, of course, bacon. Together, they create one of the most delicious meatloaf recipes you are going to find. Add to that the smothering of ketchup and Italian dressing at the end, and you can’t miss with this for dinner.
50. Avocado Stuffed Chorizo Meatloaf
The high-potassium and heart-healthy avocado takes center stage with this meatloaf recipe. When you cut into it, you’ll be welcomed by the delicious green in the middle. Combined with the beef and chorizo mix on the outside, along with cayenne, paprika, onion and garlic powders, and this is definitely at the top of the list when it comes to meatloaf. Just test it out and you’ll see how easy it can be whipped together. With only a 45-minute bake time, you’ll have a unique and health-conscious dinner on the table in no time at all.