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Treats

Try these healthier-for-you cookies, drinks, and other treats when you're ready to enjoy that all-important 15% of your diet.

Paleo-Inspired Pumpkin Pie

You don’t have to miss out on the pie to stay Paleo this Thanksgiving! Try this creamy pumpkin pie made with a gluten-free homemade pie crust.

By Jess Case
Paleo-Inspired Chewy Pumpkin Cookies

Celebrate fall with a homemade batch of these gluten-free, naturally sweetened pumpkin cookies.

By Jess Case
Paleo-Inspired Dark Chocolate Tart with Strawberries

Satisfy your sweet tooth on The Paleo Diet with this decadent chocolate tart topped with seasonal berries.

By Jess Case
Paleo-Inspired Turmeric Truffles
Making your own truffles is easier than you think. Just blend up a nut-date filling, dip in chocolate, and chill for a naturally sweetened treat.
By Jess Case
Easy Homemade Paleo Hot Chocolate
Skip the sugary powdered junk and make your own delicious hot chocolate with a handful of healthy ingredients instead.
By Jess Case
Paleo-Inspired Hot Cocoa Cookies

If you’ve been good this year and want to indulge in some holiday cookies, whip up a batch of these chewy chocolate cookies. These “cheat” cookies are made without any refined sugar, flour, or dairy, but still taste delicious!

By Jess Case
Homemade Paleo-Inspired Hot Chocolate Bombs

Indulge in Instagram’s most popular holiday recipe while staying Paleo! These dark chocolate hot chocolate bombs use a dusting of cacao powder and cinnamon for extra flavor.

By Jess Case
Healthy Apple Crisp Recipe

You don’t need oats for a crispy-crunchy apple crisp! Try our Paleo version of gooey apples with a nutty topping for a healthy dessert that’s ready in just an hour.

By Jess Case
Paleo-Inspired New England Gingerbread Cookies

Whip up these healthier-for-you New England gingerbread cookies made without any wheat, refined sugar, or gluten for a Paleo-inspired treat! 

By Jess Case
Mixed Berries with Whipped Coconut Cream

This healthy dessert is made dairy-free using coconut cream. Topped with crunchy toasted almonds and shredded coconut, it’s a decadent take on a classic.

By The Paleo Diet® Team
Paleo Peach Cobbler (Vegan)

There’s nothing like fresh peaches to sweeten up the end of summer! Try out this incredible Paleo Diet peach cobbler recipe for your next dessert!

By Lorrie Cordain
Paleo Gingerbread Cookies

The holiday season turns our thoughts to delicious treats. These Paleo gingerbread cookies provide key nutrients to put a healthy spin on an old classic.

By Christopher Clark
Paleo Leadership
 
Trevor Connor
Trevor Connor

Dr. Loren Cordain’s final graduate student, Trevor Connor, M.S., brings more than a decade of nutrition and physiology expertise to spearhead the new Paleo Diet team.

Mark J Smith
Dr. Mark J. Smith

One of the original members of the Paleo movement, Mark J. Smith, Ph.D., has spent nearly 30 years advocating for the benefits of Paleo nutrition.

Nell Stephenson
Nell Stephenson

Ironman athlete, mom, author, and nutrition blogger Nell Stephenson has been an influential member of the Paleo movement for over a decade.

Loren Cordain
Dr. Loren Cordain

As a professor at Colorado State University, Dr. Loren Cordain developed The Paleo Diet® through decades of research and collaboration with fellow scientists around the world.