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The Ultimate Guide to Paleo Sandwiches

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check_boxYou love the Paleo “Diet”.

check_boxYou love how eating Paleo makes you feel.

check_boxYou love how eating Paleo makes you look.

check_boxYou love how eating Paleo helps make your workouts more effective, helping transform you into the freakiest, fittest, strongest, fastest, bestest version of yourself.

check_boxUnfortunately…you also love sandwiches.

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Greasy submarine sandwiches…messy pulled-pork sandwiches…PB&Js…even dainty little cucumber sandwiches with the crusts cut off.

And unfortunately…sandwiches & paleo normally DO NOT mix.

Until now…

Paleo Jicama Tacos

paleo jicama tacos

The beauty of this Enjoy Paleo recipe isn’t the mouth-watering fillings…even though you gotta love a mixture of grass-fed ground beef, onion, cilantro, hot sauce, avocado and lime juice. But no, the real star of this taco sandwich is the jicama. It gives you that hard taco shell crunch…while letting you keep your Paleo street-cred.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. Grass-Feed Ground Beef
  • 1 Thinly Sliced Jicama (we like 1/8″ slices)
  • 1 White Onion
  • Cilantro
  • Cholula Hot Sauce
  • Avocado
  • Lime
  • Seasonings: salt, ground pepper, cumin, garlic powder, red pepper flakes

Paleo Pulled Pork Burrito

paleo pulled pork burrito

Staying with the pseudo Mexican/Paleo theme, we have to thank the Humble Foodie for coming up with her recipe for Paleo Pulled Pork Burritos.

In addition to the massive amount of micronutrients in the collard green leaf, we get to enjoy the awesomeness that is slow-cooked pulled pork…drool.

Ingredients:

  • 1 large collard green leaf
  • 2-4 tablespoons spicy guacamole
  • 3/4 cup smoky sweet pulled pork or other cooked meat, hot or cold
  • green bell pepper slices

Tuna Avocado Wraps

tuna avocado wraps

Michelle from Nom Nom Paleo came up with this recipe for Tuna Avocado Wraps…elevating the humble tuna sangweech from something your Mom stuffed into your lunchbox into something you could serve at a fancy-schmancy dinner party.

Ingredients:

  • 1 (5 oz) can of wild albacore tuna in water
  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 jalapeno, diced small
  • 1/2 medium avocado
  • 1/2 lime
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly-ground black pepper
  • 2 butter lettuce leaves
  • 2 Pure Wraps or toasted nori (optional)

Paleo Curried Ham and Egg Wrap

paleo ham egg wrap

I tried this recipe with and without the curry powder and I have to say, I like it better without the curry powder…but then again, I am a bit of a curry snob and choose to make my own curries from scratch. Either way, it’s a quick to prepare, easy to pack and kid friendly wrap sandwich that deserves to become one of your go-to paleo sandwiches. Big thanks to Ms. Paleo for this recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 2 large (or 4 medium) cos/romaine lettuce leaves
  • 4 thin slices ham
  • 2 hard boiled eggs, chopped
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tspn curry powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
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Doug Robb is a personal trainer, a fitness blogger and author, a competitive athlete, and a student of nutrition and exercise science. He's also the co-founder of the Hive Health Media. Since 2008, Doug has expanded his impact by bringing his real-world experience online via the health & fitness blog – Health Habits.

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