Hosting a party but need to keep it grain-free? No problem. Even though you may steer clear of grains, refined sugars, and processed vegetable oils, that doesn’t mean you have to go without great tasting snacks. In fact, there are some downright ingenious snack recipes that are worthy of any party, even the Superbowl!
Is a Paleo Diet Safe for Diabetics?
Yes! The Paleo Diet is easily adjusted to your specific tastes, weight loss goals and blood glucose needs. The Paleo Diet is very strict about the types of foods you can consume. Foods that abide by the Paleo premise can be consumed in unlimited quantities. The following snack follow basic Paleo premise guidelines.
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Quac is like it’s own food group, especially for a football game party. This twist on a dip favorite adds in green onions and radishes, which work perfectly with cilantro and lime juice. Add pink Himalayan salt, garlic powder, and a shake or two of your favorite hot sauce. Olé!
Paleo Roasted Garlic Zucchini Hummus
Sure, chickpeas are off the menu, but that’s no reason to sack the hummus and put it out of the game. This roasted garlic and zuchinni hummis contains macadamia nuts that’s out-of-this-world delicious.
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Looking for something a little sweet? Try this. They are fast and easy to make and don’t require cooking. This works well with cantaloupe and honeydew melon. Simply wrap melon pieces with preservative-free prosciutto, drizzle with balsamic vinegar and olive oil, and garnish with mint leaves. This could well the the MVP of the party.
Avocado Deviled Eggs
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These are quick, easy and tasty. Simply mash hard-boiled egg yolks with avocado, cilantro, garlic salt, and pepper, then stuff the hard-boiled egg whites. A tray of these will be gone before half-time.
Bacon-Wrapped Butternut Squash
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Anything wrapped in bacon tastes great, right? And this one with take your taste buds all the way to the end zone. This sweet and savory combo tastes good hot or cold. Try it with applewood smoked bacon… oh, my!
Almond-Crusted Baked Zucchini Crisps
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Get restaurant-style breading with course almond flour, and blend it with garlic powder, sea salt, pepper, and thyme, to get your game on. Need a dip idea? These go great with our Paleo Garlic Dill Veggie Dip.
Pepperoni Pizza Bites
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Let’s face it, some guys will only be satisfies with a mouth full of meat. No problem. These bite-size snacks get the job done using preservative-free pepperoni or salami. Top with sweet peppers, tomatoes, sauce, almond “cheese,” and a dash of fresh basil. You get the pizza experience without the crust.
Honey-Lime Chicken Wings
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Anyone can do hot wings or BBQ wings. Ho-hum… boring. This recipe is a spectacular first down pass. It gets the job done in style… no breading or deep-frying, just amazing taste great.
Coconut-Crusted Chicken Strips
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Here’s a finger food the guys won’t pass up. These coconut-crusted nuggets are juicy and delicious, and perfectly paired with a Paleo honey mustard dipping sauce. It looks like a cheat meal, but it isn’t.
Lemon Garlic Chicken Skewers
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This three-ingredient kebab is simple and delicious. Cut chicken breasts into cubes, then marinate in Tessemae’s Lemon Garlic Dressing for 2-3 hours. Skewer, grill and garnish with fresh parsley.
Chocolate Coconut Cashew Bars
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Don’t for get something sweet. You can make Paleo bars by blending figs, cashews, coconut flakes, and vanilla. Add a dash of sea salt, then pour a thin layer of melted dark chocolate on top.
Garlic Herb-Roasted Nuts
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Roasted nuts are an easy snack. All you need is a bag of mixed nuts, an egg white, and your savory spices, including sea salt, pepper, rosemary, sage, garlic powder, and paprika. Simply coat the nuts with egg white in one bowl and mix the spices in another. Sprinkle the spice mix over the nuts, pour them on a foil lined baking and roast.
Delicious Paleo chocolate chip cookies sounds like an oxymoron, but I dare you to try and eat just one of these. Really, go ahead. I dare you!