Going Paleo ain’t always easy. Giving up bread and dairy can seem like an insane sacrifice in the name of health—though perhaps it's not quite as tough as the Whole30 diet.

But we’re here to tell you that while Paleo is certainly an endeavor (that does have big payoffs), it doesn’t need to be a boring one.

Choose your foods correctly—like the nine delicious picks on this list—and you’ll wind up with tasty meals that will also fuel your body to meet your fitness goals.