15 Awesome Paleo Apple Recipes You Have To Try

Are you looking for some new Paleo recipes to try out? Check out these 15 delicious Apple Recipes from the Paleo Diet community.

Paleo food has become very popular over the last couple of years.

15 Awesome Paleo Apple Recipes You Have To Try

The Paleo diet focuses on whole foods such as meat, fish, vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, eggs, dairy, etc. This type of diet was originally created to mimic our ancestors’ way of eating.

Apple recipes are great because they’re versatile and simple to prepare. They also taste amazing. These 15 recipes are sure to satisfy even the pickiest eaters.

1. Paleo Apple Crumble Recipe

Apples are one of the easiest fruits to bake with. They don’t require much prep work beyond slicing and washing; just toss them into a bowl with some lemon juice and sugar and let them sit while you prepare the rest of the ingredients.

Baking apples are generally sweetened, and many people like to add spices such as cinnamon and nutmeg.

While there are many types of apples that can be used for baking, our favorite is the Granny Smith.

These apples are usually found in grocery stores, and they’re often labeled “mealy,” meaning they tend to fall apart easily once sliced.

2. Instant Paleo Pot Cake

Apple desserts are fantastic, but if you haven’t ever made a scrumptious apple cake – well, now’s your chance.

We found a recipe for an easy Instant Pot apple cake that uses applesauce to cut down on sugar and butter while still keeping it moist. 

3. Paleo Apple Crisp Delight

You don’t always want to spend hours making dinner, especially when you’re busy. This Instant apple crisp recipe takes just 30 minutes from start to finish.

You’ll make the filling while your Instant Pot preheats, then cook the apples in the pressure cooker.

Once cooked, you’ll mix up the topping and bake everything together.

The apples take about 15 minutes to cook, so you won’t even notice the difference between cooking them in the pressure cooker versus baking them on a stovetop.

They’ll soften up nicely and become tender, plus you’ll end up with a sweet sauce that’s delicious drizzled over vanilla ice cream (see also ‘15 Awesome Paleo Ice Cream Recipes You’ll Love‘).

4. Pressure Cooker Paleo Spiced Pumpkin Apple Butter

This recipe takes advantage of pressure cooking to bring out the best flavor in apples.

It’s easy to make, too. Just blend together peeled and cored apples, brown sugar, spices, salt, lemon juice, water, and oil.

Put everything into a pressure cooker, turn the heat up high, and cook for 20 minutes. 

Remove the lid carefully; do not press down on the fruit. Let cool completely.

Transfer mixture to a food processor and process until smooth. Pour into jars and store refrigerated for up to 2 months.

5. Quick and Easy Paleo Apple Cranberry Steel Cut Oats

Steel-cut oats have been around since the 1800s, and while we love our oatmeal, it’s often too thick and heavy for us to enjoy every morning.

This recipe uses steel-cut oats, which are much thinner than rolled oats, making them perfect for enjoying over-easy eggs for breakfast.

Plus, the addition of apples and dried cranberries add moisture and flavor.

If you want to make oatmeal that tastes great and feels indulgent, look no further. These rich, warm oats are perfect for fall mornings.

They are hearty, flavorful, and full of nutritious ingredients like protein-packed steel-cut oats, apples, cinnamon, and dried cranberries.

This recipe is delicious and served hot or cold, making it versatile enough to serve anytime throughout the week.

6. Paleo Apple Glazed Turkey Meatballs

This Paleo Apple Glazed Turkey Meatball recipe makes about eight small balls. They’re easy to make and freeze well.

If you like apples, we recommend trying this version with Granny Smiths. But really, use whatever type of apples you prefer.

These paleo turkey meatballs are easy to make, delicious to eat, and perfect for freezing.

If you’ve ever eaten paleo food, you probably already know how awesome turkey meatballs are.

7. Instant Paleo Apple Dumplings

If you’ve ever had a baked apple pie, you know how good they taste. But what about those times when you want something sweet but don’t feel like making a whole pie?

You could always make some applesauce, but there’s nothing quite like an apple dumpling.

These little pockets of tenderness are warm, cinnamon-filled, doughy, and best of all, they come together in just 30 minutes.

8. Pressure Cooker Paleo Red Cabbage And Apple

This recipe is perfect for those nights when you want something quick and easy but still crave good food. With instant pot pressure-cooking, you can cook it in less than 30 minutes.

And because there are no added ingredients, it doesn’t require any prep work. Just toss everything into the pot, lock the lid, and walk away. When you return, dinner is ready to eat.

The key to success here is the quality of the cabbage (see also ‘15 Awesome Paleo Cabbage Recipes You Have To Try‘). We used red cabbage, which tends to be sweeter than green cabbage but feel free to swap out whichever one you prefer.

9. Instant Paleo Apple Honey Pork Tenderloin

This Instant Pot apple honey pork tenderloin is one of our favorite recipes because it takes less time and effort than most traditional pork dishes.

You’ll end up with juicy bits of pork surrounded by crispy skin, and the flavor is out of this world.

The secret ingredient is cider vinegar. We use a mixture of white wine vinegar and apple cider vinegar, but feel free to play around with different kinds of vinegar.

If you don’t want to make your own apple cider vinegar, you can always buy some online.

10. Creamy Butternut Squash + Apple Soup

This soup is hearty, filling, and packs a ton of flavor. If you’re looking for something different to serve up during the fall, we recommend giving this one a try.

This recipe is perfect for fall because it features two of our favorite things: apples and butternut squash.

You can use whatever type of apple you like best, but we prefer baking varieties that are sweet and juicy.

If you don’t want to bake your own, you can always buy pre-baked ones.

11. Instant Pot Pork Loin Roast

This dish is perfect for the holidays because it combines some of our favorite foods: pork, sauerkraut, and apples.

We love pork loins, especially ones brined like this one. They are super tender and flavorful. You could even use ham hocks here for extra flavor.

There is something great about pork loin and sauerkraut – and not only on New Year’s Day. Pork and kraut are both hearty, filling foods that go well together.

12. Instant Pot Cinnamon Apples

We love baking apples because we feel like it gives us the opportunity to use up some of our excess produce. 

They’re such a versatile ingredient; you can eat them straight out of the oven, toss them into oatmeal, stir them into yogurt, add them to muffins, pancakes, bread…the list goes on.

But what about those times when you just want something sweet, but don’t necessarily want to go to the trouble of making a pie?

The recipe for cinnamon apples is pretty straightforward – chop up some apples, sprinkle them with cinnamon, and cook them in the pressure cooker for 10 minutes.

And since there’s no need to peel the apples, you can save yourself some work!

13. Paleo Stewed Apples In Mulled Wine

Apples are one of our favorite fruits. We love eating them raw, baked into pies, and even cooking them down into sauce.

But what about those times you want something warm and cozy, like a comforting apple pie? Or maybe you just want some plain old applesauce?

Well, here we go! This recipe uses the slow cooker to cook up tender, juicy apples with a hint of spice and sweetness.

And since it takes less than 10 minutes of prep time, you can make a big batch and enjoy it throughout the week.

14. Honeycrisp Apple Steel Cut Oatmeal

This recipe is inspired by our love affair with Honeycrisp apples, and we’re sharing one of our favorite ways to enjoy them.

This breakfast bowl is loaded with healthy ingredients like steel-cut oats, coconut milk, cinnamon, nutmeg, and dried cranberries.

Topped off with a drizzle of maple syrup and some chopped walnuts, this is the ultimate way to start your day.

15. Pressure Cooker “Baked” Apples

Apple season is upon us and it’s hard to resist the urge to bake up a batch of baked apples. But what do you serve them with?

There are many different ways to go about this, including topping them with a simple vanilla custard sauce, filling them with a savory stuffing, or baking them with a buttery caramelized crust.

If none of those sound appealing, we suggest trying out this recipe for pressure cooker baked apples. They come together quickly and easily and taste great topped with either vanilla ice cream or whipped crème Fraiche.

Final Thoughts

If you’ve been following along with our series so far, then you know that we’ve already covered lots of different types of apple recipes. 

We’ve talked about savory apples and sweet apples. Now that you know all about apples, you should be able to pick out any type of apple at the grocery store.

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