Looking for a way to add additional flavor to your food without breaking your diet – we found the 17 most popular Paleo condiments, Sauces and Dressings so you can spice up breakfast, lunch or dinner!
What Condiments Are Paleo?
Many seemingly ‘heathy’ and ‘safe’ choices are actually NOT OK – while a few favorites on our list might surprise you! Keep reading to learn more about our top 17 store bought and home made paleo condiments.
Paleo Friendly Condiments
Mayonnaise – Mayonnaise is popular on sandwiches and a variety of other foods, not all blends are Paleo so make sure to check the ingredients or make your own at home
Ketchup – Ketchup goes great on burgers, French fries, and even meatloaf. Almost every kind of this tomato red sauce is OK on Paleo
Mustard – Since Mustard is made from seeds it makes sense that his yellow condiment is safe to eat on Hot Dogs and more
Hot Sauce – Looking to add some heat and spice to your tacos? Most hot sauces are Paleo-friendly, just make sure to check how hot they are before pouring it on
Honey Mustard – Honey mustard is a popular condiment and dunking sauce for chicken tenders and a range of other kids foods – and it is OK on Paleo
Salsa – Red and green salsa is an easy (and tasty) way to add extra flavor and heat to Tex-Mex food, and most of them are Paleo approved
Avocado – Millennial Paleo lovers rejoice – Avocados are OK on Paleo. That means your sandwiches and toast can continue to include this healthy green spread.
Pickles – Pickles are a great stand alone condiment on summer food or chopped up as an ingredient in other condiments like Relish. Cucumbers, Pickles and Relish are all OK for Paleo dieters to enjoy.
Salt – Salt is a seasoning that is OK to use on Paleo, just be sure to not overdo it! Salt is good in moderation but can be unhealthy if consumed in large quantities.
Pepper – Pepper is another seasoning that is fine to use on Paleo, and it can be a great way to add flavor to food without using salt.
Paleo Friendly Sauces
Pesto – Pesto sauce is an easy way to add a healthy taste of Italy to many foods (or even pizza!).
BBQ Sauce – BBQ is one of the most popular styles of Paleo meals, probably because of the meat! Add some moisture and extra flavor to beef or chicken with your favorite style and brand.
Apple Butter – Add extra flavor to graham crackers, apples or toast with a spread of Apple Butter.
Steak Marinade – Steak is OK on Paleo, so it only makes sense that Steak Marinades like A1 are OK to dip your beef in for extra flavoring.
Sauerkraut – Sauerkraut may not be everyone’s favorite topping but it is OK to eat so be sure to pick up some at the grocery for your next hot dog.
Worcestershire sauce – Worcestershire sauce is common in many dinner foods, and it is safe to eat on Paleo so feel free to add a few tablespoons to your recipe
Horseradish – Horseradish is not the most popular condiment, but it is Paleo approved.
Soy Sauce – The most popular Asian condiment or sauce in the US is Soy Sauce. It is a good choice on Chinese, Korean and Mongolian foods – and it is Paleo friendly!
Paleo Friendly Dressings
Ranch – Ranch dressing is Paleo-friendly and a good choice on salads or with a side of Carrots and Celery
Caesar – Caesar with grilled chicken is a paleo-friendly way to enjoy lunch – and the dressing is 100% approved – just watch the calories!
Lemon Juice – Lemon juice can be added to dishes or used as a ‘sauce’ to lighten up the flavor of many foods without breaking the Paleo diet.
Lime Juice – Lime juice is a citrusy way to add flavor to many different kinds of food, and it is a Paleo friendly ‘sauce’.
Fresh Herbs – Fresh herbs like basil, oregano, and thyme can be used to add flavor to food without adding any unhealthy ingredients. These are all great choices on Paleo that are good for your health.
Chili Powder – Chili powder is a great way to add flavor and spice to food, and it is OK to use on Paleo. Just be sure to check the ingredients list to make sure there are no unhealthy additives.
People often forget that Paleo food does not have to be boring! There are many condiments that you can buy at the store or make at home that can add extra flavor and spice to any meal.
Hi there! My name is Estelle and I am a Paleo Lover! I like helping other people learn about the health benefits of the paleo diet.