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Chocolate Recipes

We are serious about chocolate at The Paleo Diet, and these recipes have kept us forever loyal to this sweetheart of a food. Be sure to indulge in high-percentage dark chocolate (preferably 80% or higher) for the most nutritional benefit.

Paleo-Inspired Cupcakes with Chocolate Ganache

These gluten-free cupcakes are a great way to deliver a little something sweet without any grains, dairy, or refined sugar!

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
Paleo-Inspired Easy 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
Is Chocolate Paleo?

Can chocolate be a part of The Paleo Diet? Studies show dark chocolate can have therapeutic affects, but can you over indulge in this treat?

By Kyle Cordain
Antioxidant-Rich Pomegranate Cocoa Treats

These creamy treats rely on coconut’s natural sweetness and are packed with healthy fat and antioxidants.

By The Paleo Diet® Team
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.