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Top 10 #Paleo Recipes of 2013

It’s a brand new year for me and for This West Coast Mommy. I feel blessed that this blog has done so well in the last 6 months, thanks to the support of my family and you, my wonderful readers! It’s a good time to take stock of what’s been working, what hasn’t, and where I want to go in 2014. As I review my stats for the year, it’s clear that my recipes are hands down my most popular posts, so I decided to pull them all together and share the ten most visited recipes of 2013. I hope you’ll find something here that will inspire you as yet another dinner chore looms.

All my recipes are gluten-free and paleo-friendly, and most of them are Whole30 compliant too, if you’re into that kind of thing ;-). But most of all, my recipes are all family-tested and kid-approved. Nothing here requires fancy equipment or hours of prep time. (With two kids? Yeah, right!) And the most important endorsement? My kids eat it!

So without further ado, here are my Top 10 Paleo Recipes of 2013. Scroll down for the links to each individual recipe. Enjoy!

Top 10 Paleo Recipes of 2013 | This West Coast Mommy

Roasted Broccoli and Cauliflower

Holiday Coconut Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Paleo Meatloaf Muffins

Paleo Spaghetti Squash Bolognese

Slow Cooker Balsamic Pot Roast

Paleo Butter Chicken

Paleo Cauliflower Fried Rice

Paleo Chicken Strips and Sweet Potato Fries

Gluten-free Carrot Cake and Goat Cheese Icing

Nut Crusted White Fish

This post is linked up to some fantastic recipe link parties. Check out my Link Parties page to see where I’m linking up and to find some wonderful blogs and more amazing recipes!

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  • Great recap! It’s true! I find that all of my posts that are sharing tips or recipes are always very popular. I want to get more into sharing a lot more recipes. I will as time goes on. I also will get into DIY projects for our home too. For me, the easiest way to stir interest is to write about what I’ve learned about blogging in my Blogging Tips series. I’ll be sure to pin this! I enjoy helping you get more page views! πŸ™‚

    • Thanks, Brittnei! I love sharing my recipes, and they’re great evergreen content. I love checking out DIY posts too. I’ll keep my eyes open for yours.

    • You’re welcome, Yvonne! I’m glad you find these recipes interesting. I’d love for you to let me know how it goes if you try any of them. πŸ™‚

  • Mmmmm. You are inspiring me to go paleo… or at least give more thought to cooking a few paleo meals each week. These look so good. Thanks for pulling out your best paleo recipes from last year.

    • My family has been mostly paleo for the last two years, and I’d never go back. Try it out for a while and see if it works for you. Nothing to lose!

  • The sweet potatoes with coconut sound interesting and yummy. I love anything with coconut milk in it – I find that it really adds an extra something to food. Thanks for sharing them! πŸ™‚

    • You’re welcome! That’s coconut sweet potatoes is a big hit whenever I make it. Naturally buttery and sweet. Yum!

  • LOVE these! We had to go gluten and dairy free for my daughter and I’m always hunting for other recipes. Thanks for compiling them πŸ™‚

    • Thank you. I love that there are so many amazing and delicious gluten-free and dairy-free options out there right now. All of my recipes are gluten-free, and most are dairy-free too, so feel “free” to poke around!

    • I’m on Day 10 of my Whole30. Best of luck! Just remember that the cravings subside. Or at least that’s what I keep telling myself. πŸ˜‰

  • All your recipes look so good! I love your pictures and how original they are! Keep it up for 2014! Can’t wait to see what you come up with!

  • It looks like I stumbled upon your recipe collection just in time! We eat mainly Paleo for a few reasons and I am always looking for more family friendly recipes. I am going to try the cauli rice dish next!

    • We’ve been eating a mostly paleo diet for a couple of years now, and I don’t see us ever going back. I’d love to hear how the cauliflower rice turns out.

  • As my 3 year old would say – YUMMO!
    Have shared this link on my gluten free FB page (gluten free authority)
    Thanks for sharing!

  • These all look delicious, especially the Roasted Broccoli and Cauliflower! Thanks for linking to the In and Out of the Kitchen Link Party. Hope to see you next week.

  • It all looks good, but the Butter Chicken and Nut Crusted Fish both really jump out at me. Thank you for sharing your paleo round-up, Olivia…wonderful resource!

  • I keep hearing about paleo but really still don’t know much about what it is! These recipes look good to me though!

  • Just found you through Pinterest – these recipes look great! Adding the spaghetti squash bolognese to my menu for this week. I’ve been paleo for 6 months successfuly now (after one failed attempt) and great recipes has been a huge factor in sticking to it this time!

    • Welcome and thanks for stopping by, Miranda! I agree, it would be hard if there weren’t so many delicious paleo-friendly recipes out there! I’d love to know how the spaghetti turns out for you.