One Pot paleo meals save on time and doing dishes!
Cooking your paleo meals doesn’t have to require using a lot of different pots, pans, and utensils. When meal planning, try to think of some meals you can make in just a single pan from beginning to end. This can really simplify the cooking process. These are just some of the many ideas you have available.
12. Delicious Chicken Stir-Fry
Stir-fry is the perfect example of a one pot meal that can be made paleo friendly. You just need to make sure that your chicken is fully cooked before you add any other ingredients.
It’s as simple as heating up the pan with coconut oil or olive oil (don’t forget vegetable oil is not paleo friendly), then adding the chicken and veggies and cooking until the meat is thoroughly heated and the veggies are nice and tender.
11. Fabulous Spicy Thai (Spirilized) Noodles
Another great option to cook up for your family dinner are spicy Thai noodles, which is a popular Asian dish.
However, instead of regular noodles you are going to make noodles from zucchini, cucumber and carrots using a spirilizer. If you need an excuse to lure your kids into the kitchen then this is it, because spirilizing veggies into noodles is SUPER fun for kids!
You can then add ingredients like soy sauce, red pepper flakes, carrots, mushrooms, garlic, ginger, onions, and cilantro to the pan with those yummy noodles.
To make it even more spicy, add a little bit of sriracha as well. This can also be added after they are cooked to add a bit of spice and flavoring to the noodles.
10. One Pot Skillet Pork Chops
Pork chops are a popular dinner option, but many people take multiple steps to make them because they often pan fry for a few minutes, then pop them in the oven.
You don’t need to do this though because you can cook them fully in your cast iron skillet.
Add some olive oiil to the pan and season the pork chops with rosemary, garlic, lemon, sea salt, and pepper to taste. You can then fry on each side of a cast iron pan that has been heated beforehand.
Serve the pork chops with apples or your own homemade applesauce for a yummy family dinner.
9. Steak Fajita Lettuce Wraps are perfect for lunch or dinner
For this recipe, you actually want the flavoring from the steak on your veggies, so you can cook the meat from raw in the same pan.
Just don’t forget that you need to switch the vegetable oil for coconut or olive oil.
Pan-fry your steak, preferably sliced into thin strips and seasoned to taste.
Once the steak is done keep it in the pan, but remove some of the grease.
Now add your fajita vegetables like peppers and onions and sautee them with the steak until tender.
Now you’re ready to add some lettuce and pile everything into your fajita wraps!