As the weather improves, most of us will want to move away from hearty soups and plump for lighter meals full of plenty of fresh ingredients. To give you plenty of choices, we’ve scoured the web to find the best paleo recipes and healthy meals. Enjoy!

1. Creole Fish Lettuce Wraps

Source: Paleoso

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This simple recipe is for the ultimate fresh lunch or snack on a hot day. Forget the sandwiches and munch down on a lettuce wrap instead. Fill them with tilapia fillets, creole seasoning, and your choice of vegetables.

2. Honey Mustard Crunchy Chicken Plantain Salad

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Honey Mustard Crunchy Chicken Plantain Salad

You know those recipes which seem to pull a load of random ingredients out of the air and come up with something delicious? This is one of those recipes. Since all the hard work’s been done for you, all you need to do is cook and combine the ingredients, and you’ll have one hell of a tasty meal on your plate. Simple.

3. Mango & Avocado Salsa on Pan-Seared Salmon

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Mango & Avocado Salsa on Pan-Seared Salmon

This two-part salmon and salsa recipe is quick and easy and will leave you with a meal that looks and tastes divine. Avocado and mango go great together, and they’re even better when they’re added to salmon.

4. Kick Ass Monster Salad With Sweet And Spicy Mango Dressing

Source: Ultimate Paleo Guide

Kick Ass Monster Salad With Sweet And Spicy Mango Dressing

This is the monster of all salads. If you’re the kind of person who thinks salads are for rabbits, think again. This salad uses three different greens, a ton of veggies, plus fruit and nuts. You can even throw in some meat or eggs if you really want to fill up.

5. Surf And Turf Kabobs

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Surf And Turf Kabobs

Whether you’ve got a BBQ coming up or you just don’t fancy using a knife and fork, these beef and swordfish kabobs make for a tasty meal. Follow the recipe to a T or experiment with your own favorite fruits and vegetables.

6. Watermelon and Cucumber Mint Salad

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Watermelon and Cucumber Mint Salad

What’s more refreshing than watermelon? How about cucumber? Or mint? What about all three? This salad is perfect for the hot weather and is super simple to put together too.

7. Plum Pork Chops

Source: Ultimate Paleo Guide

Plum Pork Chops

Certain fruits and meats were just meant to end up on a plate together. Plums and pork make a winning combination. The plums, pineapple juice, and cinnamon in this recipe bring the lightness that you need in a summer meal.

8. Diablo Tomato Poppers

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Diablo Tomato Poppers

Tomatoes are the ultimate summertime treat. What could be more refreshing than biting into a plum tomato and letting the juice burst out? This recipe uses bacon, eggs, and plenty of seasoning to make the perfect snack for a garden party, BBQ, or relaxed evening.

9. Salmon with Creamy Avocado Spread

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Salmon with Creamy Avocado Spread

Believe me when I say that this recipe tastes a whole lot better than it looks! Using delicious ingredients such as Swiss chard, avocado, and onion, this recipe is for salmon cooked to perfection and topped with an avocado spread.

10. Sauteed Shrimp with Onions and Cherry Tomatoes

Source: Nom Nom Paleo

Sauteed Shrimp with Onions and Cherry Tomatoes

Shrimp is a great source of protein, particularly if you’ve overdone it on the chicken lately. More good news: this recipe only takes ten to fifteen minutes and that includes the time you’ll need for defrosting your shrimp. Super quick, super easy, and super tasty.

11. Cauliflower Tabbouleh

Source: Ultimate Paleo Guide

Cauliflower Tabbouleh

Instead of couscous, rice, or quinoa, add this cauliflower tabbouleh to your lunch or picnic. As well being better for your body, this side may well be quicker to prepare than the aforementioned grains. Win.

If you’ve got a favorite paleo recipe or healthy recipe in general, share your favorite ones below.

Featured photo credit: Yellow, red, green, orange tomatoes with olive oil, pepper, rock salt and sprigs of thyme on a bright blue dish, against a wooden background. via shutterstock.com

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