Rye flour is not on the Paleo list, because the Paleo eating plan does not include cereal grains. Paleo friendly flours include nut flours like almond meal; tapioca and cassava flour; and tigernut or coconut flour (neither of which are actually ‘nuts’).
Sorghum flour is not considered Paleo friendly, as the Paleo diet aims to avoid cereal grains. Instead try Paleo friendly flours made from nuts. seeds and tubers including almond and hazelnut meal; cassava and tapioca; or coconut flour.
All fresh fruits and berries are generally allowed on Paleo diet. Starchy fruit like bananas should be limited or avoided. Dried fruits have concentrated sugars and should also be limited.
Foods that are not included in the Paleo diet are grains, legumes, refined sugar and processed foods. Starchy fruit & veggies like bananas or potatoes should be avoided, while dried fruits should be limited.
Foods in the Paleo diet are anything that our hunter-gatherer ancestors would have eaten. This includes fish & meat, eggs, berries, fruit & vegetables, seeds, nuts & herbs. Starchy fruit & veggies like potatoes & bananas should be avoided, as should grains, legumes, sugar and processed foods.
Paleo in relation to food refers to the diet of our hunter-gatherer ancestors.
Paleo is a Greek word meaning ‘ancient’. In food, Paleo refers to the diet of our hunter-gatherer ancestors.