Water chestnuts are a popular ingredients to include in salads and other healthy dishes – but many people do not know if the are considered paleo friendly. These crunchy vegetables provide a nice crunch and can even be bacon wrapped!
Yes – Water Chestnuts are OK to eat on the Paleo diet 👍.
Why are Water Chestnuts Paleo Safe?
Water Chestnuts are allowed on the Paleolithic diet because they are super healthy, easy to digest, do not require much preperartion and have grown in the wild for millions of year!
One thing to watch out for is non-paleo ingredients that might be used to prepare cook them by themseleves or as part of a larger meal.
Some of the most popular ingredients cooked with Water Chestnuts are:
- Bacon wrapped
- Cooked with coconut sugar
baked on a baking sheet with parchment paper!
Our Final Say
Water Chestnuts are safe to eat on the Paleolithic diet – just keep an eye out for how they are cooked. Our favorite way to eat them is in a salad or wrapped in bacon on the grill!