The best Paleo, grain-free bacon recipes you can enjoy for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even dessert!
Bacon can easily be chopped in a salad, added to a pasta sauce, or sprinkled on a cupcake. For a fancier presentation, wrap up your appetizers, or weave the bacon together to make some savory bread alternatives.
Also, bacon’s distinct flavor and odor smell give it away in every dish. That isn’t a bad thing (especially for picky eaters). Whose mouth isn’t salivating when they smell sizzling bacon?
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Whether your favorite meal comes at the beginning, middle, or end of the day, these bacon recipes can take on your culinary needs. Get creative with your bacon usage; it can handle it.
Bacon Weave Fried Egg Sandwich
Who said bacon can’t be bread? In fact, bacon almost makes it too easy to weave it together and make it into bread. And it’s perfect for soaking up that egg yolk.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Bacon Weave Fried Egg Sandwich
Breakfast Egg Muffins
Bacon is so versatile that it can be a cup too. Instead of starchy muffins, opt for bacon and eggs—muffin style. They’re as easy to make as they are to eat.
Recipe: Wellness Mama | Breakfast Egg Muffins
Avocado & Bacon Muffins
If you want a little more to your muffin, add some avocado to the mix. Avocado and bacon make a great pair for breakfast. These creamy, healthy fats will keep you fuller longer.
Recipe: An Aussie with Crohns | Avocado & Bacon Muffins
French Toast Breakfast Chalupa
French toast and bacon make for an epic breakfast. Mixing them together just feels right. This recipe uses your Paleo French Toast to make a taco shell that can house your eggs and bacon.
Recipe: What’s That Smell | French Toast Breakfast Chalupa
Coconut Flour Bacon Pancakes
Wheat flour is overrated, and no recipe iterates that more than these bacon pancakes made from coconut flour. You’ll never miss those heavy flour pancakes again.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Coconut Flour Bacon Pancakes
Breakfast Biscuit Sandwiches
It’s just like an Egg McMuffin, but much healthier. Thanks to the spinach, there’s also some greenery involved. You have all of the fiber, protein, and healthy fats you need to kick the day off right.
Recipe: PaleOMG | Breakfast Biscuit Sandwiches
Bacon and Scallion Paleo Pancakes
You get both bacon fat and crispy bacon in this decadent recipe. Scallions increase the flavor of this pancake stack. Just make sure not to add the optional cheese to the mix.
Recipe: Naked Cuisine | Bacon and Scallion Paleo Pancakes
Sweet Potato Hash with Bacon and Eggs
For your hash, swap those starchy potatoes with sweet potatoes. The gooey eggs on top will essentially melt right into this bacon-filled meal. Add red pepper and onion for even more flavor.
Recipe: Nutritious Eats | Sweet Potato Hash with Bacon and Eggs
Autumn Squash Breakfast Cups
This simple dish will keep you feeling lean after the most important meal of the day. Instead of Paleo bread, autumn squash soaks up the bacon fat and egg yolk.
Recipe: Wife Mama Food | Autumn Squash Breakfast Cups
Savory Zucchini Pancakes with Bacon and Chives
This recipe takes a different spin on pancakes: a savory one. Zucchini and chives only heighten the bacony flavor that these pancakes pack. Hot sauce will also kick them up another notch.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Savory Zucchini Pancakes with Bacon and Chives
Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Who doesn’t like a loaded baked potato? This version boasts bacon, chicken, spinach, broccoli, and Brussels Sprouts—crammed into a baked potato. Talk about a filling lunch!
Recipe: Against All Grain | Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Broccoli Bacon Salad
If your lunch menu tends to be on the lighter side, then this salad is right up your alley! Broccoli, walnuts, cranberries, and bacon offer an earthy, sweet-and-salty dish for you to enjoy without getting weighed down.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Broccoli Bacon Salad
Brussels Sprouts, Blueberries, & Bacon Salad
Here’s a slightly different punch of greenery for your tastebuds! Brussels Sprouts bring a whole new dimension to every salad, as they add a slightly bitter flavor. But Brussels Sprouts and bacon are basically soulmates, so that slightly bitter flavor is perfect.
Recipe: Stupid Easy Paleo | Brussels Sprouts, Blueberry, & Bacon Salad
Paleo Bacon Walnut Brussels Sprouts
Here’s a great dish to serve alongside your favorite meaty meal. Balsamic vinegar gives the sprouts some sweetness, while bacon counterbalances its salty flavor. If you have a dinner party, be prepared to fight off your friends for this dish.
Recipe: Plaid and Paleo | Paleo Bacon Walnut Brussels Sprouts
Bacon-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Honey Mustard
Have you ever tried bacon, Brussels Sprouts, and honey mustard together? If not, give this recipe a whirl. Oh, this recipe also calls for garlic-infused olive oil. Be still, my heart.
Recipe: Cook Eat Paleo | Bacon Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Honey Mustard
There are only three ingredients in this simple appetizer. avocado, bacon, and chili powder. It’s creamy, salty, and spicy. And your guests won’t be able to keep their hands off them.
Recipe: Paleo Leap | Bacon-Wrapped Avocado
Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers
Jalapeno poppers are always a crowd-pleaser, but these are wrapped in bacon. Can you say score? Put these out for friends to nibble on for any occasion—from a movie night to a big game day.
Recipe: Paleo Parents | Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers
Bacon-Wrapped Onion Rings
Well, you might not get those beer-battered onion rings as a Paleo person, but you do get tapioca-flour-battered, bacon-wrapped onion rings instead! Sounds like you’re getting the winning side of this trade.
Recipe: The Primal Desire | Bacon-Wrapped Onion Rings
Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts
Pop this appetizer in your mouth, and instantly be ready to grab another one! They can be formal or casual. If you’re hosting a formal event, you can even pass them along on silver trays—just like any fancy black-tie event would offer.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts
Of course, you know that appetizers can be sweet. Pears pair perfectly with bacon, and it turns out that they’re the only two ingredients you need to successfully pull this dish off.
Recipe: A Squirrel in the Kitchen | Bacon-Wrapped Pears
Bacon Mushroom Stuffed Turkey Meatloaf
Nothing quite says “American comfort food” the way meatloaf does. But instead of red meat, turkey is the main meat here. Mushrooms are also tucked away inside—absorbing all the flavors. Skip the optional Swiss cheese. However, if you must have some, make some Paleo cheese using cashews and nutritional yeast.
Recipe: Beauty and the Foodie | Bacon Mushroom Stuffed Turkey Meatloaf
Zoodle Pasta with Mushrooms, Onion Marinara, and Bacon
Marinara sauce and bacon. Why not? Of course, these flavors will only heighten the zucchini noodles you’ll be mixing them with. This sauce also features onions and mushrooms for a deeper flavor.
Chicken, Bacon, Kale & Spaghetti Squash Hash
You can serve this breakfast-for-dinner type of meals with eggs, or pair it with some greens. Either way, this hash is a filling meal by itself!
Recipe: Sweet Treats Baking | Chicken, Bacon, Kale & Spaghetti Squash Hash
Paleo Avocado Bacon Burger
Hooray for bacon burgers! What could be better? Avocado bacon burgers, that’s what. Wrap it up in lettuce, or with a side of veggies. This recipe can’t possibly be any more perfect.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Paleo Avocado Bacon Burger
Zucchini Noodles Drizzled with Tahini Bacon Sauce
Want another noodle dish? You got it! This dish offers Middle Eastern flavors, as it boasts tahini and turmeric as key ingredients. Serve with a side of sweet potatoes if you’re looking for something a little more filling.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Zucchini Noodles Drizzled with Tahini Bacon Sauce
Paleo Maple Bacon Donuts
Bacon donuts are all the rage! Now you can make some Paleo-friendly ones right in the comfort of your own kitchen. This sweet-and-salty treat is best eaten while it’s hot and fresh!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Paleo Maple Bacon Donuts
Maple Bacon Cupcakes with Bacon Buttercream
Here’s another sweet, bacony treat! Bring these cupcakes to your next potluck or bake sale! Either way, the crowd won’t be able to keep their hands off of them. Just make sure to save some for yourself.
Recipe: Food Faith Fitness | Maple Bacon Cupcakes with Bacon Buttercream
Dark Chocolate Bacon Bark
If you haven’t made your own candy before, this recipe offers a great place to start! Although it’s a chocolate-filled dessert, the extra sweetness isn’t part of the equation. It’s all the flavor with none of the guilt.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Dark Chocolate Bacon Bark
Maple Bacon Macaroons
Bacon can absolutely be used on cookies! Although bacon and coconut is an unorthodox mix, it still makes for a flavorful combo! You can easily eat three of these down in one sitting. That’s not a bad thing, if you ask me.
Recipe: A Nourished Appetite | Maple Bacon Macaroons
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