30 AIP Pumpkin Recipes (Paleo, Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

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Last Updated on April 10, 2023

When you are eating an elimination diet and are craving pumpkin, you are in luck! We’ve gathered 30 AIP pumpkin recipes that you can make when you are going through the autoimmune protocol. These pumpkin recipes are grain-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, nut-free, and refined sugar free – but full of flavor!

30 AIP Pumpkin Recipes

AIP Pumpkin Recipes

As they say in the south (say-outh) “Happy Fall, Ya’ll!”  In honor of my favorite season of the year, and the fact that pumpkin spice is the go-to flavor until the New Year, I wanted to gather some tasty AIP pumpkin recipes for when you get that holiday hankerin’.

Pumpkins are a type of squash that remind people of fall, because…pumpkin pie! These AIP pumpkin recipes are sure to put a smile on your family’s faces.

Sweet AIP Pumpkin Recipes

If you love pumpkin and are looking for sweet recipes you can make with pumpkin while on an autoimmune protocol diet, then check out these delicious ones. They are made using natural, AIP-compliant unrefined sugars like pure maple syrup and raw honey, among others.

1.) Pumpkin Butter Cups with “Chocolate”

“Chocolate” Pumpkin Butter Cups (Unbound Wellness) – Who doesn’t love chocolate and pumpkin together? These yummy “chocolate” pumpkin butter cups can be made AIP compliant by substituting carob for chocolate.

2.) AIP Pumpkin Pie Squares

Pumpkin Pie Squares (Eat, Heal, Thrive) – Are you looking for a pumpkin pie recipe that’s not only delicious but AIP compliant? Then you’ll love these healthy and tasty pie squares!

AIP pumpkin pie squares

3.) Pumpkin Mouse With Whipped Coconut

Pumpkin Mousse (Eat, Heal, Thrive) – Make a change from a traditional pumpkin pie this holiday season with a mouthwatering (Paleo, AIP) pumpkin mousse. Coconut cream is added to the pumpkin puree to create the perfect texture!

4.) Pumpkin Bars

Autoimmune Paleo Pumpkin Bars (Food 52) – Baked goods are always a great way to provide a quick snack for your family. This simple recipe allows you to substitute other types of squash so you can make a wide range of tasty bars for your family.

5.) Spiced Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Spice Bread (Healing Autoimmune) – If you’re looking for a delicious AIP pumpkin bread, then you’ll love this loaf that follows paleo autoimmune protocol. It’s so good that even your non-AIP family will beg you to make it again.

pumpkin bread autoimmune protocol

Savory AIP Pumpkin Recipes

Nothing is better than a savory pumpkin dish on a chilly fall day. AIP soups can be so gut-nourishing and comforting. So here are some flavorful and friendly recipes you can enjoy even if you’re on an autoimmune paleo protocol.

6.) Gingery Roasted Winter Squash Soup

Winter Squash Soup (Heal Me Delicious) – (AIP, Paleo, Whole30) Substitute pumpkin for the winter squash when you’re making this soup during the pumpkin season. The total time to make this dish is about one hour.

7.) Carrot Pumpkin Soup

Ginger Carrot Pumpkin Soup (Mangia Paleo) – (AIP, Paleo, Whole30) – Carrots, pumpkin, and ginger are combined in this delicious recipe that’s perfect for fall. The carrots add a lovely sweet flavor to this soup.

autoimmune paleo carrot pumpkin soup

8.) Paleo Pumpkin Meatballs

Pumpkin and Sage Turkey Meatballs (Clean Eating Veggie Girl) – These meatballs can be made with ground turkey, beef, or chicken to produce a meal your entire family will enjoy. You will need a large mixing bowl to combine all the ingredients.

9.) Cranberry Pumpkin Pork Loin

Cranberry & Pumpkin Pork Loin (Don’t Eat the Spatula) – This dish is the real deal when it comes to tasty food for family members with dietary restrictions. The pork loin simmers in a crock pot all day until you’re ready to serve it for dinner.

10.) AIP Pumpkin Sausage Soup

Pumpkin Sausage Soup (Beyond the Bite) – This pumpkin sausage soup is the perfect fall treat to end a chilly day outside in the autumn air. Make sure that you have pureed pumpkin rather than pumpkin pie filling to add to the soup.

AIP Pumpkin Desserts

Whip up one of these wonderful desserts if you’re looking for the perfect complement for a savory autumn meal. They will satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth while not inflaming your immune system.

11.) Pumpkin Spice Cake

Pumpkin Spice Cake with Gingersnap Crust (Autoimmune Paleo) – Maple syrup and honey are used to sweeten this succulent pumpkin spice cake. You can also use coconut oil instead of lard if it’s easier.

12.) Spiced Pumpkin Pie

Paleo Spiced Pumpkin Pie (Beyond the Bite) – If you’re looking for a delicious and AIP-compliant pumpkin pie to serve at Thanksgiving, then check out this enticing dessert. The pumpkin mixture includes coconut milk, cinnamon powder, and tsp ground ginger.

AIP pumpkin pie

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13.) AIP Baked Pumpkin Pie

AIP Pumpkin Pie and Crust (Livin the Crunchy Life) – You’ll need one gelatin egg when baking this delectable pie. It’s a recipe you’ll love to write on a recipe card to save for future holidays.

14.) Simple Pumpkin Pie (AIP)

Simple Pumpkin Pie (The Primitive Homemaker) – Basic ingredients are used for this simple pumpkin pie, including a date and coconut crust. Then mix the pumpkin puree and spices in a food processor to give the pie the right texture.

15.) Mini No-Bake Pumpkin Pies

Mini Pumpkin Pies (Primal Palate) – Serve sweet treats at a holiday party using this tasty no-bake mini pumpkin pie recipe. Adjust the sweetness by adding or subtracting the amount of maple syrup you use.

Pumpkin Recipes for AIP (Savory)

Enjoy some exquisite savory pumpkin recipes even if a family member has food intolerances. These recipes are tasty recipes that will amaze and delight your family and friends.

16.) Pumpkin Chili

Paleo Pumpkin Chili (Strictly Delicious) – Can you believe that you can make a delicious chili without using any chili powder or tomatoes? You can! Plus, you can make a big batch of this scrumptious chili to serve throughout the week.

17.) Clam Chowder With Pumpkin

Pumpkin Clam Chowder (Primordial Table) – Can you ever get enough of clam chowder? This appetizing chowder will be a popular addition to your family’s meals.

18.) Spanish Picadillo (AIP)

Spanish Picadillo (The Paleo Mom) – Use pumpkin puree combined with broth to give this delicious dish a creamy texture. It’s a flavorful meal that everyone will crave.

19.) Chicken Tikka Masala

Crockpot Chicken Tikka Masala (Strictly Delicious) – Combine pumpkin and chicken in your crockpot to create this easy meal. It’s especially good when served over cauliflower rice.

20.) AIP Squash and Ground Beef Curry

Slow Cooker Squash and Ground Beef Curry (Strictly Delicious) – If you’re looking for a spectacular soup to cook all day at low heat, then you’ll adore this winter squash recipe. You’ll combine ground beef, acorn squash, and pumpkin in your crockpot before enjoying a delicious evening meal.

AIP Pumpkin Cookies

If your family suffers from autoimmune diseases, you may believe that you have to give up sweet treats over the holidays. Don’t worry. These cookie recipes are not only fabulous to eat, but they’re also AIP-compliant!

21.) Pumpkin Spice Thumbprint Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Thumbprint Cookies (A Girl Worth Saving) – The secret to these AIP pumpkin spice cookies is to use coconut flour for the cookies and coconut butter in the frosting. You’ll end up with a tasty treat your entire family will enjoy.

22.) Pumpkin Macaroons

AIP Pumpkin Spice Macaroons (Bake It Paleo) These pumpkin macaroons look delicious! To make them AIP, sub carb chips for the chocolate chips.

23.) Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Double Pumpkin Spice Cookies (Beyond the Bite) – These spectacular cookies use pumpkin flour in the cookies to make the dough. You’ll also find a recipe for (AIP) pumpkin pie spice.

24.) Spiced Pumpkin Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Cookies (Eat, Play, Love…More) – You’ll want to line your baking sheet with parchment paper before mixing up the ingredients in the food processor. Your entire family will adore these sweet treats during the pumpkin season.

25.) Paleo Pumpkin Bites

AIP Pumpkin Bites (Once a Month Meals) – The next time you need to take cookies to a holiday gathering, why don’t you bring these yummy pumpkin bites? They’re super easy; just mix the ingredients in a small bowl before baking the cookies in the oven.

AIP Pumpkin Breakfast Recipes

When the seasons change and autumn is here, nothing beats pumpkin recipes for breakfast. So whip up one of these delectable dishes to serve your family.

26.) AIP Waffles

Allergy-Friendly Waffles (Don’t Eat the Spatula) – Make a batch of these waffles in the morning. Your entire family will love munching these mini-waffles as they get ready for the day.

pumpkin waffles

27.) Pumpkin Porridge

AIP Pumpkin Porridge (Healing Family Eats) – Use a small saucepan, pumpkin puree, alcohol-free vanilla extract, and some other ingredients to make this heavenly pumpkin porridge. Be sure to serve the dish with fresh berries!

28.) Pumpkin Spice Latte

AIP Pumpkin Spice Latte (Healing Autoimmune) – Do you miss your fall pumpkin spice latte? Then you’ll adore this recipe that will allow you to enjoy this autumn treat.

pumpkin spiced latte

39.) Oven-Baked Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

Pumpkin Spice Pancakes (Gutsy by Nature) – The batter for these oven-baked pancakes will end up thicker than a traditional pancake. But these mouthwatering pancakes will smell heavenly as you pull them out of the oven.

30.) Spiced Pumpkin Smoothie

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie (Healy Eats Real) – Are you looking for an easy breakfast with good fats to enjoy for breakfast? This pumpkin pie smoothie fits the bill. It even keeps for a couple of days, so you can make it ahead of time and keep it in your fridge. Plus, you can substitute sweet potatoes if you’d like a change.

You might enjoy reading: 20 Incredible Health Benefits of Wildflower Honey, especially if you plan to use honey as your sweetener.

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