8 Easy Paleo Appetizers for the Holidays

Here are eight easy paleo appetizers for holiday entertaining. All are stress-free recipes that work for a big holiday party or a small gathering. And all are gluten-free, grain-free, and dairy-free.

The holidays can get pretty hectic, so it’s good to have some easy paleo appetizer recipes on hand. They’re perfect for a buffet, an open house, or an easy dish to pass. Paleo versions of classics like snack mix, shrimp cocktail, antipasto platter, and deviled eggs. A trio of dips for colorful veggies. And asparagus wrapped in prosciutto that you can do on the grill or in a grill pan.

Here are eight easy paleo appetizers for holiday entertaining. All are stress-free recipes that work for a big holiday party or a small gathering. And, of course, all are gluten-free, grain-free, and dairy-free.

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Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Paleo Peppermint Hot Chocolate - made with coconut milk and cocoa powder. It's rich, creamy and dairy-free.
It’s been cold and snowy the last couple of days. It’s a perfect time to snuggle by the fire with a cup of paleo peppermint hot chocolate. It’s rich, creamy, and completely dairy-free.

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Lodge Cast Iron Skillet

Cook Eat Paleo Holiday Gift Guide

Here’s my holiday gift guide to paleo-friendly kitchen tools and pantry ingredients. These gifts are perfect for anyone interested in paleo cooking — or to add to your own wish list. And they are all tried and true items I reach for every day in my kitchen. Gifts Under $25


10 Easy Homemade Christmas Gifts

It’s that time of year to start thinking about Christmas gift ideas. Nothing embodies the season more than homemade Christmas gifts — especially gifts from the kitchen. There’s a gift on this list that’s perfect for everyone on your list — gluten-free, grain-free, paleo, a few are even vegan. And all are delicious homemade holiday gifts….

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Turkey & Raspberry Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette

I love raspberries. Actually berries of any kind. My favorite way to eat them is fresh, right out of the basket — with breakfast, as a snack, or as a simple dessert. It’s no surprise that I always have berries in the refrigerator. So I was thrilled to partner with Whole Foods Market and Driscoll’s…

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Paleo Chocolate Pecan Tart

Paleo chocolate pecan tart ended up being my favorite Thanksgiving dessert this year. I made this variation of my chocolate walnut pie at the last minute, using a tart pan because all of my pie pans were full of other pies. It was so quick and easy to put together, I actually made it start…

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Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Celery Root Mash

If you make mashed cauliflower often, this variation is a nice change. The celery root, or celeriac, adds a nice creaminess and mild celery flavor. And the roasted garlic and ghee take it over the top. This roasted garlic cauliflower celery root mash is an easy paleo side for any meal. And if you roast…

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