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Gourd Recipes

Butternut squash, pumpkins, and even decorative gourds are popular during the fall months when they are typically harvested, but we love cooking them up year-round. (Guess what: cucumbers are gourds, too!)

Crispy Paleo Zucchini Fritters

Grated zucchini, eggs, and flax meal form a tasty batter that fries up into easy, tasty fritters. Enjoy them hot for a healthy breakfast, appetizer, or snack!

By Jess Case
Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries (5 Ingredients!)

Use your air fryer to achieve perfectly crisp sweet potato fries that only taste like they’re deep-fried!

By Jess Case
One Pan Bone-In Pork Chops with Apples

Savory pork chops are coated in spices and cooked with squash, onions, and apples for an easy weeknight dinner.

By Jess Case
Gut Boosting Sweet Potato Turmeric Soup
Detox your digestive system with this healing, comforting soup made with gut-friendly ingredients like apple cider vinegar, chicken broth, coconut milk, and turmeric.
By Jennafer Ashley
Sweet Potato and Bison Breakfast Hash
Get all the sweet and savory flavors you crave for breakfast in this hearty one-pan breakfast hash!
By Jennafer Ashley
Sweet Potato & Kale Egg Muffins

For a healthy, portable breakfast try these make-ahead, freezer-friendly sweet potato, kale and turkey bacon egg muffins.

By Jess Case
Paleo Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Streusel Topping

This sweet potato casserole is topped with a delicious date and pecan streusel topping you’ll want to replicate year after year. 

By Jess Case
Paleo Thanksgiving Stuffing with Butternut Squash

You don’t need bread to make a tasty Paleo stuffing! This recipe uses roasted butternut squash, ground pork, fresh herbs, apples, and cranberries for a festive Thanksgiving side dish with all the traditional holiday flavors.

By Jess Case
Vegan Pumpkin Curry with Cashew Nuts

Hearty pumpkin and broccoli are simmered in creamy coconut milk curry before being poured over cauliflower rice for a savory dinner.

By Jess Case
Sausage and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

This Paleo recipe fills tender acorn squash with autumn flavors like sweet apple, savory sausage, and fresh sage for an easy, but impressive Thanksgiving side.

By Jess Case
Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowl with Apples & Cinnamon

Ready for all the flavors of autumn in one breakfast bowl? Try this hearty bowl of mashed sweet potatoes, apples, cinnamon, and chopped nuts for a festive fall breakfast.

By Jess Case
One Pan Butternut Squash Cauliflower Risotto

Try our super easy Paleo risotto made with cauliflower instead of rice and butternut squash for a decadent fall dinner.

By Felicia Lim
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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.