veggies and chicken with sauce

Paleo Chicken and Veggie Bowls

Sometimes you just need to veg out. Today is one of the those times. The rainbow colored carrots I found at Ozark Natural Foods are good motivation to throw some color into my meal. Turns out they taste really great if you roast them and put a bit of maple tahini sauce on them. I have become obsessed with this sauce. It’s soooo easy to make and it’s fits pretty well within the confines of a Paleo diet. Have a kid that doesn’t like his veggies? Just pour a bit of maple tahini sauce over them and he may change his mind.

veggies and chicken with sauce from top

I don’t know how I managed to cook vegetables for years and miss the value of simply roasting them. It’s a game changer! It only takes about 20 minutes to roast these carrots and sweet potatoes and I think they taste better than any other method of cooking them. Look at the color on these rainbow carrots. I think my vision improved just looking at them! Throw in some sautéed Asian greens and you’ve got a superfood jamboree.

colored carrots

rainbow carrots

Fall season just hit us full blast in the last few days – cool nights, rainy days and a hint of color in the maple trees. This means pumpkin carving is coming soon and Ginny will probably be stuffing something delicious into a pumpkin that will then go into my mouth. We’re having a pumpkin carving party tomorrow complete with turkey chili, pumpkin bread and mulled wine so stay tuned for some pics on those jewels shortly.

chicken and veggies

These Paleo chicken and veggie bowls are ridiculously simple and the taste is second to none. I think that will be the theme of my dinners from now on – ridiculously simple. And delicious, of course. I used my traditional blackening spice mix on the chicken and seared them in coconut oil on both sides. Doing Paleo means cutting out all dairy. I thought this would be an insurmountable obstacle for me, but it turns out that coconut oil gives a wonderful light flavor to blackened chicken. I don’t miss the butter at all.

veggies and chicken in bowl

PREP TIME: 15 minutes     COOK TIME: 40 minutes      SERVINGS: 6


  • 3-4 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 lbs. sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into bite size pieces
  • 2 lbs. rainbow carrots, sliced into thin pieces
  • 1 bunch of Asian greens, stems removed and chopped

for the chicken:

  • 3 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp. smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tbsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into bite size pieces

maple tahini sauce:

  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 3 tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 3 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • salt
  • 4-5 tbsp. water as needed



  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees. Place carrots and sweet potatoes on a baking sheet and drizzle olive oil over them. Put in oven and bake for about 20 minutes or until soft. Remove from oven.
  2. Heat coconut oil over medium heat in pan. Throw in the Asian greens with a pinch of salt and cook them for about five minutes or so. Remove greens.
  3. Mix all spices together in a bowl and sprinkle them all over the chicken. Put chicken into heated pan with coconut oil and cook for about 5-7 minutes per side on medium heat or until done.
  4. Mix together tahini, Dijon, maple syrup, salt and garlic powder in a small bowl. Add water as needed to thin it out.
  5. Place some carrots, sweet potatoes, greens and chicken in a bowl. Drizzle maple tahini sauce over them and enjoy!






  1. Howdy! I’m at work browsing your blog from my new apple
    iphone! Just wanted to say I love reading through your blog and look forward to all your
    posts! Keep up the superb work!

  2. Great info. Lucky me I ran across your website by accident (stumbleupon).
    I’ve saved it for later! adreamoftrains web hosting providers

  3. Great post! We are linking to this particularly great article on our website.

    Keep up the great writing.

  4. Wow that was unusual. I just wrote an extremely long
    comment but after I clicked submit my comment didn’t
    show up. Grrrr… well I’m not writing all that over again. Regardless, just
    wanted to say excellent blog!

  5. Hi, I do believe this is a great site. I stumbledupon it 😉 I am going to return yet again since I book marked it. Money and freedom is the greatest way to change, may you be rich and continue to guide other people.

  6. You should take part in a contest for one of the greatest websites online. I’m going to highly recommend this web site!

  7. Saved as a favorite, I like your blog!

  8. Hi, I do think this is a great website. I stumbledupon it 😉 I will revisit yet again since I book-marked it. Money and freedom is the greatest way to change, may you be rich and continue to help others.

  9. It’s hard to find experienced people for this topic, however, you seem like you know what you’re talking about! Thanks

  10. Greetings, I do think your site may be having browser compatibility issues. Whenever I look at your website in Safari, it looks fine however, if opening in IE, it has some overlapping issues. I merely wanted to give you a quick heads up! Aside from that, wonderful website!

  11. It’s nearly impossible to find experienced people about this subject, however, you sound like you know what you’re talking about! Thanks

  12. I’m the business owner of JustCBD Store brand ( and I am currently seeking to expand my wholesale side of company. I am hoping anybody at targetdomain give me some advice . I thought that the best way to accomplish this would be to talk to vape stores and cbd stores. I was really hoping if someone could recommend a trustworthy site where I can get CBD Shops Marketing Lead List I am currently examining, and Not exactly sure which one would be the most ideal option and would appreciate any guidance on this. Or would it be easier for me to scrape my own leads? Suggestions?

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.