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16 Paleo recipes for healthy lunches

Have you recently committed to a Paleo diet, or are interested in pursuing a lower-carb diet primarily focused on whole foods? This recipe collection is for you; here to make your lunch box choices a little more interesting that just steamed chicken and broccoli. From our delicious bun-free turkey burgers, to our 'fried rice' made from cauliflower and organic ham, there's nothing boring about these tasty lunch recipes.

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    The green turkey burger

    Take this delicious lettuce wrapped burger to the next step and veg it up! Replace turkey patties with pan-fried haloumi or fried flat mushrooms.

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    Tuna carpaccio with Asian salad

    Quick, healthy, and wholesome tuna carpaccio - the perfect Asian inspired dinner for the busier nights! Suitable for the 2-Day Fast Diet.

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    Roasted eggplant with spiced lamb

    Silky eggplant and crunchy cauliflower topped with spiced minced lamb - delish! This dish is a stand out winner for a quick and easy midweek dinner. And it's great for diabetics.

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    Pork and veal san choy bau

    For a delicious taste of China, these pork mince lettuce cups are perfect starters for a family and friends gathering.

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    Spicy prawn jar with jalapeno salsa

    Want your salad to have a bit of a kick? Try this crunchy green salad, topped with pickled jalapenos and spicy marinated prawns from Courtney Roulston's book 'Salads in a jar'.

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    Hot-smoked salmon and egg salad

    Looking for a light yet satisfying lunch? This fresh and tasty hot-smoked salmon and egg salad is healthy, filling and makes a great portable lunch option.

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    Stir-fried pumpkin, water spinach and tomatoes

    Light, fresh and tasty, this beautiful vegetarian pumpkin stir-fry is full of nutrients. Enjoy on the side of a dinner spread or on it's own with some steamed rice.

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    Pork and brussels sprouts stir-fry

    The best way to have brussel sprouts is paired with pork in a stir fry. The salty, soy charcoal flavours brings in a delicious flavour - This recipe will turn any brussel sprout haters into lovers.

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    Caesar salad with grilled sardines

    This Caesar salad recipe from Scott Gooding's book, Clean Living, includes grilled sardines, crisp bacon and brussels sprouts for a healthier, Paleo version of the classic salad.

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    Maple-glazed chicken, shallot and kumara skewers

    Wow family and friends at your next summer dinner party with these chicken and sweet potato-like kumara skewers, brushed with a mix of sugary maple syrup. pungent mustard and sour cider vinegar. Round it out with a healthy spinach pecan salad.

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    Barbecued squid salad

    Deliciously fresh barbecued squid salad, this dish is perfect for spring entertaining.

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