Going Gluten-Free? Paleo Palate? Grab a Recipe or Two!

Whether a New Year’s resolution or a complete lifestyle change, eating a healthier diet is on everybody’s to-do list. Today it is easier than ever as a large portion of society gravitates to Gluten-free and Paleo diets. If preparing a special diet seems a bit daunting, take a look at some of these easy and delicious dishes sure to be a big hit with the entire family.


For those staying away from processed foods and opting for protein over carbs, here are some great recipes for those following a Paleo diet.

Shrimp Scampi Zoodles for Two

Stuffed Turkey Breasts with Butternut Squash and Figs

Skinny Chicken Scarpariello

Cobb Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

Avoiding wheat and related grains for a happy and healthier you? Here are some recipes for those following a Gluten-free Diet.

Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Quinoa with Corn and Scallions

Vietnamese Rice-Noodle Salad

Asian Beef with Mushrooms & Snow Peas

Mix it up. Eating a specialized diet doesn’t mean you are destined to eat at home forever. There are a number of local restaurants whose menus cater their cuisine to clean eating. Osteria Coppa offers a Gluten-Free pasta substitute as well as a number of gluten-free entrees; how does Crispy Chicken al Mattone and Grilled Flat Iron Steak sound? Porterhouse’s classic steakhouse venue is a Paleo diner’s dream. Melting Pot, Curry Up Now, Pacific Catch and THREE all offer an entire gluten-free menu for their patrons. A number of garden to table gluten-free entrees can be found at local favorite 31st Union as well.

Happy healthy dining!

San Mateo is a great place to meet people and connect. Meet Up and Mosey are both good places to find groups with common interests and ideas for fun things to do. Create your own Mosey showcasing your favorite GF or Paleo eats in our hometown. Another thing San Mateo is great for is food. Did you know? San Mateo even won Rand McNally’s Best of the Road: Best Small Town for Food!