29 Paleo Pumpkin Recipes That Won’t Turn You Into A Pumpkin
This post is like a mind dump, except it’s a Paleo pumpkin recipes dump. If you have some pumpkin puree or whole pumpkins sitting in your kitchen, then this post will provide you with a ton of inspiration for what to make with them.
From curries and stews to puddings, pies, muffins and even milkshakes…it’s like we’ve gone pumpkin crazy.
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Photo Credit: Rach from Meatified
Ingredients: coconut oil or avocado oil, grassfed ground beef, onion, poblano peppers, zucchini, beef broth, tomato sauce or strained tomatoes, pumpkin puree, garlic powder, dried oregano.
This comforting beef stew is a great way to keep warm during the colder seasons. It’s super easy to make and the pumpkin puree in the dish makes it slightly sweeter than a traditional beef stew.
– Primally Inspired
Ingredients: full fat coconut milk, pumpkin puree, honey, pure vanilla extract, gelatin, sea salt, pumpkin pie spice, egg yolks, egg whites.
Treat yourself to this creamy pumpkin pudding without the guilt. This recipe uses coconut milk, honey and gelatin to create the pudding consistency. You can also top it off with an amazing vanilla cinnamon marshmallow topping.
Pumpkin pie doesn’t have to be a guilty pleasure. This recipe shows you how to make a delicious gluten-free pumpkin pie that’s perfect for the holiday season! Or enjoy a slice of this pumpkin pie at home with a dollop of coconut whipped cream and a cup of pumpkin coffee (there’s a recipe for that below).
– Oh Snap Let’s Eat
Ingredients: coconut flour, butter, egg, pumpkin puree, cinnamon, ground nutmeg, honey, baking powder.
Microwave desserts are becoming more popular and for good reason. You don’t have to waste precious time to whip up your treat. All you have to do to make this tasty dessert is to mix all the ingredients in a mug, add a little spice, and microwave it for 2 minutes. If you’re worried about using a microwave to cook, then check out this article.
– Beauty and the Foodie
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Ingredients: almond flour, coconut flour, coconut sugar, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon, butter, coconut oil, egg yolk, pumpkin puree, crushed walnut pieces (optional).
This Paleo pumpkin recipe lets you enjoy the tasty goodness of pumpkin pie anywhere anytime. These pumpkin pie snowball cookies can even be made low-carb if you use a sugar-alternative! Or use coconut sugar for a regular Paleo version.
– Hollywood Homestead
Ingredients: pumpkin, ghee, bone broth, sea salt, pepper, cinnamon.
This pumpkin puree recipe has amazing flavor and a definite must-try. It also packs a lot of nutrients as it uses both bone broth and ghee. All you have to do is mix the ingredients together and let it simmer. Serve as a side dish with some meats.
– The Healthy Foodie
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Ingredients: lard or ghee, onion, garlic, fresh ginger, Himalayan salt, black pepper, spicy curry powder, carrots, pure coconut water, full fat coconut milk, lime juice, pumpkin puree, bay scallops, raw shrimp, baby clams.
Put a sweeter spin on your seafood chowder by adding some delicious pumpkin puree. This recipe is very easy to make and easy to store. It has a very complex flavor with the sweet pumpkin puree, shrimp and clams, coconut milk, and just a hint of spice from the curry powder.
– Grass Fed Girl
Ingredients: coconut oil, eggs, vanilla extract, pumpkin puree or fresh baked pumpkin, organic maple syrup or honey, unsweetened dark chocolate (99% cacao), sea salt, coconut flour, baking soda.
These chocolate pumpkin muffins are an excellent snack for the health-conscious foodie. Light and full of flavor, these tasty muffins make a great Paleo snack or treat.
This recipe (from Carol at Ditch the Wheat) uses a creamy and rich pumpkin pudding base topped with whipped coconut cream. While it’s not a true pudding, it still makes a great snack or dessert!
– Nom Nom Paleo
Ingredients: eggs, carrots, almond flour, five spice powder, baking soda, cream of tartar, ground cinnamon, fine sea salt, pumpkin purée, honey, almond butter, coconut oil, sliced almonds, toasted pumpkin seeds.
These Paleo pumpkin and carrot muffins have an amazing texture and flavor by using carrots, pumpkin puree, and toasted pumpkin seeds. But what really makes this recipe special is its secret ingredient – five spice powder. It’s not a very common ingredient but give it a try if you can find it.
– My Heart Beets
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Ingredients: spaghetti squash, chicken, onion, garlic cloves, serrano pepper, coconut oil, cinnamon, cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, nutmeg, salt, pepper, tomato paste, organic pumpkin, bell pepper, organic coconut milk, eggs.
Casseroles are easy dishes to make for dinner parties. This recipe uses a creamy pumpkin sauce and a variety of spices to create a lot of flavor. The great part about this dish is you can avoid waste by using leftover chicken.
– Plaid and Paleo
Ingredients: spaghetti squash, spicy italian sausage, ghee, carrot, sweet onion, garlic cloves, chicken broth, pumpkin puree, coconut milk, nutmeg, sage leaves.
Put the spice back in your life with this amazing pumpkin pasta. The combination of savory Italian sausage and the sweetness of pumpkin puree makes this dish one we highly recommend you try.
– A Girl Worth Saving
Photo Credit: Kelly Bejelly from A Girl Worth Saving
Ingredients: coconut flour, pumpkin puree, sea salt, vanilla extract, maple syrup, water, eggs, pumpkin spice, full fat coconut milk, maple syrup, pumpkin puree, pumpkin spice.
This whoopie pie is the perfect combination of sweet and holiday spices. The pumpkin puree mixed with cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and other spices makes for a delightful mouthful filled with flavor. You can also freeze these to make yummy ice cream sandwiches.
– Delicious Obsessions
Ingredients: pumpkin puree, coconut cream concentrate or coconut butter, maple syrup, butter or coconut oil, eggs, pure vanilla extract, ground cinnamon, sea salt, cocoa powder or toasted carob powder, baking soda, pumpkin seeds.
The combination of chocolate and pumpkin puree makes these brownies incredibly addictive. It’s also AIP-friendly (Paleo autoimmune protocol) if you make a few simple substitutions like using carob powder instead of cocoa powder.
– The Paleo Mom
Photo Credit: Sarah from The Paleo Mom
Ingredients: pumpkin puree, raw walnut halves, unsalted cashews, eggs, egg yolk, honey, maple syrup, water, ginger, allspice, nutmeg, cloves, cardamom, salt.
Claiming to be the best is a tall order but this pumpkin pie is definitely high on the list. This recipe leaves out cinnamon which causes eyebrows to raise but it definitely has the creamy goodness everyone loves. With pumpkin puree, cashews and eggs, Sarah has created a super creamy filling without using any cream!
Ingredients: ground chicken, pureed pumpkin, almond flour, curry powder, garlic powder, granulated onion, salt, black pepper, fat.
If you’re looking for a quick snack that’s healthy, flavorful and delicious, these sliders are an excellent choice. What really makes these sliders “pop” is the curry powder. It adds a subtle spiciness that really enhances your eating experience.
– Slim Palate
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Ingredients: almond flour, pecan halves, egg, butter or coconut oil, maple sugar, salt, pure pumpkin, coconut milk, eggs, maple sugar, cinnamon, ground nutmeg, ground ginger, ground cloves, sea salt.
Enjoy the creamy goodness of pumpkin pie that you know and love but with the distinct flavor of maple syrup finished with a browned nut-based crust. It’s a great way to enjoy some seasonal pumpkin treats and still stick to your Paleo diet.
– Jan’s Sushi Bar
Ingredients: spaghetti squash, sweet Italian sausage, onion, cloves garlic, olive oil, pumpkin puree, chicken stock, coconut milk, kosher or sea salt, ground black pepper, fresh thyme leaves, Parmesan cheese (optional).
This recipe takes spaghetti squash to a new level. Mix the pumpkin puree with creamy coconut milk and chicken stock and top it off with Italian sausage. You’ll have a bowl of tender spaghetti squash that’s both nutritious and delicious. Omit the Parmesan cheese to stay dairy-free.
Apple and pumpkin isn’t something you see every day. This hearty soup has a perfect balance of sweet and savory with a variety of spices mixed together. Instead of regular pumpkins, try using kabocha pumpkins in this soup dish for a unique flavor profile.
– Cavegirl Cuisine
Ingredients: pumpkin seeds, unsweetened coconut shreds, pumpkin puree, Medjool dates, almond butter, pecans, pumpkin pie spice, honey, coconut flour, coconut oil.
Enjoy this healthy Paleo cereal year-round. This recipe uses pumpkin seeds as well as pumpkin puree mixed with shredded coconut and nuts and browned in the oven for 15-20 minutes. It’s easy to store and you can either have it with almond milk for breakfast or by itself as a travel snack.
– Healy Eats Real
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Ingredients: coconut flour, pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice, sea salt, vanilla, eggs, baking soda, apple cider vinegar, full fat coconut milk, coconut sugar, coconut oil or ghee.
You can enjoy these warm, fluffy, and grain-free pumpkin pancakes with little to no effort. Mix the ingredients well until the batter is nice and smooth and just fry them up like regular pancakes for the perfect start to your mornings.
– Rubies and Radishes
Ingredients: pecans or walnuts, slivered almonds, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, sea salt, honey , pumpkin pie spice, coconut oil, ground golden flax, coconut flakes, raisins.
Granola bars are great for people on-the-go. Take these pumpkin spice snacks with you when you’re in a hurry as they’re easy to make and easy to store. The recipe calls for a mix of nuts, toasted seeds and berries all held together with real honey.
– Clean Eating with a Dirty Mind
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Ingredients: pecan pieces, coconut flour, pure maple syrup, coconut oil, almond butter, ground nutmeg, ground cloves, fine-grain sea salt, raw cashew pieces, coconut oil, pure maple syrup, full-fat coconut milk, vanilla extract, zucchini, coconut sugar, lemon juice, pumpkin, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice.
This recipe shows you how to make an amazing Paleo-friendly pumpkin cheesecake. One ingredient that really makes this particular recipe stand out is the zucchini, which gives this a refreshing taste.
You can’t go through the holiday season without having a cup of the ever-so-popular pumpkin spice latte. Use these individual spices or use pumpkin spice to flavor the drink and then add an extra sprinkle of cinnamon on top for garnish.
– Fed and Fit
Ingredients: honey, extra virgin coconut oil, vanilla extract, kosher salt, pumpkin puree, ground ginger, ground cloves, ground cinnamon, raw pumpkin seeds, unsweetened shredded coconut, whole brown flax seeds, golden berries, dark chocolate chips (optional).
If you’re tired of the same old granola bars then look no further. This recipe shows a lot of versatility with a few simple tweaks, allowing you to enjoy your favorite, healthy snack in three different ways. Use as snacks or as a quick breakfast.
– Savory Lotus
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Ingredients: turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala, black pepper, fresh ginger, unrefined salt, chicken thighs, coconut oil or ghee, onion, pumpkin, carrots, homemade broth, full fat coconut milk, packed greens (spinach, bok choy, tatsoi, and chard work best as they cook fast), fresh lemon juice, fresh cilantro.
This pumpkin curry recipe has a lot of flavor and is packed with nutrients as it uses vegetables, pumpkin and chicken combined with a variety of fresh herbs and tons of spices.
Pumpkin pie has never been so quick and easy to make! If you have 5 minutes to spare, then you can whip up this delicious dessert.
This recipe makes for an excellent snack made with egg whites. You can also use these to decorate and flavor your favorite Paleo cakes and pies.
We’ve covered pretty much pumpkin everything, but we had to end with this one. Paleo pumpkin pie milkshake…enjoy all the delicious flavors of pumpkin pie in a delicious dairy-free milkshake.