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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!)

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
Recipe: Spaghetti Squash Bowl with Chicken & Fall Veggies
Celebrate fall with this hearty spaghetti squash dish! It’s topped with Brussels sprouts, mushrooms, spinach, and crunchy pumpkin seeds for a tasty and nutritious meal. 
By Jess Case
Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Date Balls
To satisfy all your fall cravings, try these Pumpkin Spice Date Balls for a healthy snacks that will keep you energized as the days get shorter.
By Jess Case
Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Recovery Smoothie
This smoothie not only tastes like autumn, but is packed with vitamins and nutrients to help with workout recovery.
By Jess Case
Greek Meatballs & Zoodles with Lemon Vinaigrette
Try our fresh take on Greek meatballs by serving them with sauteed zucchini noodles, red onion and tomato, topped with a zesty lemon dressing!
By The Paleo Diet® Team
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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 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.