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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!)

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
Turkey & Apple Stuffed Butternut Squash

Stuff roasted squash with a sweet-savory combination of ground turkey, sage, apples, cranberries, and pecans for the ultimate holiday dish.

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
Turkey-Stuffed Zucchini Boats
Stuff zucchini slices with a meaty tomato sauce and Italian seasonings for a healthy spin on pizza night!
By Jess Case
Crispy Pumpkin Spice Waffles
Get your waffle irons ready for these crispy pumpkin waffles!
By Jess Case
Paleo-Inspired Pumpkin Spice Latte

Ditch the sugary Starbucks and make this easy, healthier Pumpkin Spice Latte right at home in just a few minutes.

By Jess Case
Fall Harvest Vegetable Salad

Give your green salad an autumn makeover with roasted squash, almonds, and a zesty sundried tomato dressing.

By The Paleo Diet® Team
Paleo-Inspired Zucchini Blueberry Muffins

Treat yourself to these tasty muffins filled with juicy blueberries and healthy shredded zucchini!

By Jess Case
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
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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.