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21 Kid-Friendly Paleo Recipes

21 Kid-Friendly Paleo Meals & Snacks

Choosing and packing Paleo and kid-friendly meals and snacks for kids can be fun, especially if you involve them in the process. When packing up a lunchbox, be sure to include protein (think meat roll-ups or eggs), vegetables (carrot sticks or lettuce wraps), healthy fats (guacamole or chipotle mayo for dipping) and fruit (grapes or apple slices). Try one of these 21 kid-friendly recipes — from snacks to breakfast ideas to an occasional dessert. And be sure to involve your kids in the prepping and cooking process for extra buy-in!

Nut-Free Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites

Nut-Free Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites – by The Natural Nurturer

No nuts? No problem. A no-bake, nut-free treat for an on-the-go snack, or to put in a school lunch box.

Weeknight Paleo Chicken Nuggets with Honey Mustard

Weeknight Paleo Chicken Nuggets with Honey Mustard – by Anya’s Eats

A bite of comfort dipped in a sweet honey mustard sauce!

Bacon & Chive Paleo Muffins

Bacon & Chive Paleo Muffins – by What Great Grandma Ate

Bake these bacon and egg-filled muffins for a quick and tasty breakfast.

Simple Paleo Blueberry Muffins

Simple Paleo Blueberry Muffins – by Paleo Running Momma

Breakfast, snack or dessert — these blueberry-filled muffins are tasty any time of day.

Paleo Calzone

Paleo Calzone – by A Girl Worth Saving

A Paleo take on the classic calzone, filled with all the fixin’s.

Chocolate Goji Berry Cookies

Chocolate Goji Berry Cookies – by I Heart Umami

A sweet, healthy cookie filled with goji berries and cocoa nibs.

Blueberry Chicken Salad with Rosemary

Blueberry Chicken Salad with Rosemary – by Real Food RDs

Blueberries, walnuts and celery fill this creamy chicken salad. Perfect for a no-cook lunch!

Bite-Sized Raspberry Popsicles

Bite-Sized Raspberry Popsicles – by Paleo Leap

These mini treats have no added sweeteners, and the size is perfect for a snack or dessert, especially for younger kids.

Banana Almond Butter Smoothie

Banana Almond Butter Smoothie – by Real Simple Good

Four ingredients to a nutty, creamy smoothie. A kid-approved treat, or as a part of breakfast.

Salted Tahini Fudge

Salted Tahini Fudge – by My Heart Beets

Sweet, salty freezer-fudge made with tahini and sea salt!

Crispy Plantain Curly Fries

Crispy Plantain Curly Fries – by What Great Grandma Ate

Spiralize a few plantains and bake them into the crispiest fries!

Instant & Smooth Chocolate Chia Pudding

Instant & Smooth Chocolate Chia Pudding – by The Natural Nurturer

White chia seeds turn this into a smooth and creamy chocolate pudding.

Crispy Paleo Chicken Tenders

Crispy Paleo Chicken Tenders – by Paleo Running Momma

A kid favorite! Chicken tenders served alone or with your favorite dip.

Paleo Sweet Potato Orange Cups

Paleo Sweet Potato Orange Cups – by Anya’s Eats

Looking for a way to get your kids to eat their veggies? Try this sweet potato mash sweetened with orange juice and maple syrup.

Paleo Ranch Dressing & Dip

Paleo Ranch Dressing & Dip – by Real Food RDs

Get your kids excited about dipping their veggies into this healthy ranch dressing dip.

Raw (3 Ingredient) Snack Bars

Raw (3 Ingredient) Snack Bars – by I Heart Umami

Ditch pricy, processed snack bars for these easy snack bars.

Mini Hamburger Bites

Mini Hamburger Bites – by Paleo Leap

Miniaturize a classic dinner for an easy, kid-friendly appetizer or party finger food.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites – by Real Simple Good

A treat indeed — cookie dough wrapped in silky dark chocolate.

Paleo Pretzel Dogs

Paleo Pretzel Dogs – by A Girl Worth Saving

Wrap up dogs in soft pretzel dough.

Mexican Hot Chocolate Freezer Fudge

Mexican Hot Chocolate Freezer Fudge – by My Heart Beets

Keep chunks of fudge in the freezer and enjoy the rich flavor of Mexican hot chocolate.

Honey Orange Fruit Snacks

Honey Orange Fruit Snacks – by Delicious Obsessions

Switch out processed fruit snacks for these gelatin-based honey snacks.