10 simple paleo breakfast recipes for weight loss (2024)

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Last Updated on March 14, 2024 by Latrice

Simply eating a paleo diet of real, nutrient-dense, wholesome foods can give you great weight loss, health, and wellness results.

I’ve experienced many of these benefits since going paleo over 5 years ago. Benefits have included cleared eczema, no more allergies (sneezing, coughing, hayfever), a consistent and on-time period, improved mood management, and a 75-lbs weight loss.

If you do experience a weight loss plateau or aren’t seeing the weight loss results you’ll like to see, there are tweaks to the paleo diet you can give a try.

I’ve made these same tweaks and saw improvements quickly.

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What I removed from my paleo diet to improve weight loss

I removed foods that are starchy and, or super sweet so typically these are fruits and any root vegetables. Also removed nuts and nut butters.

This makes a paleo routine more ketogenic. If you do fine on nuts and nut butters, keep them. But if you know yourself to go overboard, don’t even start.

Here’s a list of what I removed from my paleo diet to see the most weight loss:

  • Sweet potatoes
  • Yams
  • Yellow potatoes
  • White potatoes
  • Essentially all types of potatoes
  • Carrots
  • Parsnips
  • Beets
  • Bananas
  • Strawberries
  • Watermelon
  • Melon
  • Apples
  • Oranges
  • Dates
  • Dried fruit
  • Honey
  • Agave nectar
  • Coconut nectar
  • All nuts and nut butters (although I would have the occasional handful of macadamia nuts)
  • Coconut flour
  • Almond flour
  • Tapioca flour
  • Pretty much any flour substitutes

And if you did eat beans, rice, oats, and sprouted wheat grain breads as part of your paleo diet, you should also try removing those from your routine to see better weight loss results.

How to make paleo for weight loss even easier

Eating a paleo diet for weight loss doesn’t have to be complicated or take up a lot of your time. You might not have time for meal planning, meal prep, and searching for paleo recipes, but you do have options.

PaleoPlan handles the meal planning for you by sending paleo meal plans, recipes, and shopping lists to your inbox weekly. That’s pretty convenient.

I like how PaleoPlan also has weekly at-home workouts available and paleo challenges.

PaleoPlan currently has a special offer of $20 off their annual meal plan subscription and $29 off their annual meal plan and PaleoFit subscription.

Check out their special offer to have weekly paleo meal plans and PaleoFit workout plans straight to your inbox.

10 simple paleo breakfast recipes great for weight loss

These Paleo recipes are perfect for weight loss because they don’t include any of the real foods from above. They’re also simple for those with busy schedules or don’t usually cook.

And they’re not all going to be your typical “breakfast” meals. Any meal that breaks your fast is breakfast, FYI. Plus it’s cool to switch it up and try something different.

(In no particular order)

Mini Egg Frittatas

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Ingredients:bell peppers, onion, breakfast sausage, spinach, kosher salt, and ground black pepper

Recipe link: Mini Egg Frittatas

Easy Paleo Ham & Egg Cups

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Ingredients:slices of ham, full-fat coconut milk, orange bell pepper, red bell pepper, yellow onions, salt & pepper, coconut or olive oil

Recipe link: Easy Paleo Ham & Egg Cups

Paleo Bacon Zucchini & Red Pepper Frittata

Ingredients:bacon, zucchini, medium onion, eggs, full-fat coconut milk, Italian seasoning, salt & pepper

Recipe link: Paleo Bacon Zucchini & Red Pepper Frittata

Chorizo and Spinach Omelette

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Ingredients: eggs, spinach, onion, coconut milk, chorizo sausages, tomatoes, green onion, garlic clove, ghee, sea salt, black pepper

Recipe link: Chorizo and Spinach Omelette

Garlic Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles Recipe

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Ingredients:shrimp, zucchini, garlic, white wine (optional), fresh lemon, fresh chives, cooking fat, sea salt, black pepper

Recipe link: Paleo Garlic Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles

Slow Cooker Paleo Teriyaki Chicken

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Ingredients:chicken thighs, coconut amino, ginger, garlic cloves, salt & pepper, and the recipe does call for honey, but it’s a tbsp and I’m sure you might be able to sub for a few drops of stevia

Recipe link: Slow Cooker Paleo Teriyaki Chicken

Cavemanalicious meatballs

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Ingredients:80/20 ground beef, organic, chopped frozen spinach, sea salt and black pepper, butter, avocado or coconut oil, garlic cloves, medium white onion

Recipe link: Cavemanalicious Meatballs

BLT Salad with Garden Ranch

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Ingredients:bacon, grape tomatoes, red onion, butter lettuce, and there’s a dairy-free ranch dressing linked recipe

Recipe link: BLT Salad with Garden Ranch

Diane’s 6-Minute Salmon

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Ingredients: wild salmon, sea salt, and a teaspoon of their Abodo Spice Blend

Recipe link: 6-Minute Salmon

10-Minute Sliders with Creamy Ranch Dressing (dairy free)

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Ingredients: garlic powder, onion powder, sea salt, pepper ground cumin, ground beef, iceberg lettuce, tomato (“optional, omit for nightshade free” – balancedbites.com), red onion, and a recipe for creamy ranch dressing

Recipe link: 10-Minute Sliders

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