The Paleo Diet Food List – Printable PDF of Foods Allowed and Not Allowed 2

The Paleo Diet Food List – Printable PDF of Foods Allowed and Not Allowed

Is Paleo all about eggs and bacon?

Or is it mostly fruits and vegetables?

In this Paleo Diet Food List, you'll be able to know what foods are Paleo or not.

If you don't know if it's Paleo or not, you can quickly refer to this list. You can even download a PDF copy of this Paleo Diet Food List in a convenient PDF format. 

You'll find various meats, fruits, vegetables, nuts and even some cool Paleo dessert hacks (yes, it's Paleo).

When you go to the grocery store, buy Paleo and make sure that you have this food list handy.

Do you want to try the Paleo or Caveman diet?

This comprehensive Paleo Diet Food List will help you learn what foods are allowed on the Paleo diet. You can print or save a copy of this food list and use them the next time you go to the grocery store.

Foods That are ALLOWED

Meats – almost all farm and organic meats are Paleo. Stay away from highly-processed meat. Bacon is Paleo.

  • Chicken
  • Turkey
  • Pork
  • Beef
  • Steak
  • Bacon
  • Lamb
  • Fish
  • Seafood
  • Goat
  • Salmon
  • Eggs
  • Buffalo
  • Bear

Vegetables – almost all vegetables are Paleo but try to avoid starchy, carb rich vegetables like potatoes.

  • Artichoke
  • Arugula
  • Asparagas
  • Alfalfa
  • Beet greens
  • Bok choy
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Collard greens
  • Kale
  • Lettuce
  • Okra
  • Parsley
  • Peppers
  • Spinach
  • Squashes


  • Coconut oil
  • Palm Oil
  • Olive Oil
  • Nut Oil
  • Macademia Oil
  • Sunflower Oil
  • Almond Oil
  • Pecan Oil
  • Walnut Oil
  • Pistachio Oil
  • Pine Nut Oil


  • Almond
  • Pistachio
  • Brazil Nuts
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Chia seeds
  • Hazelnuts
  • Macademia nuts
  • Chestnuts
  • Cashew nuts
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Pecans


  • Apples
  • Banana
  • Orange
  • All types of berries (Strawberry, Blueberry, Blackberry)
  • Grapes
  • Pineapple
  • Mango
  • Peach
  • Coconut
  • Lemon
  • Lime
  • Lychee
  • Figs
  • Dates
  • Olives
  • Plums
  • Nectarines
  • Cherries

Foods that are NOT ALLOWED


  • Butter
  • Cheese
  • Skim milk
  • Powdered milk
  • Processed foods
  • Yogurt
  • Ice cream
  • Cake

Carbonated Drinks

  • Soda
  • Diet Soda
  • Any brand of Carbonated Soda Drinks

Artificial Fruit Drinks

  • Artificial Orange Juice
  • Artificial Fruit Drinks

All types of Grains

  • Cereals
  • Wheat
  • Bread
  • Loaf
  • Bagel
  • Oatmeal
  • Corn
  • Crackers

All types of Legumes (not Paleo)

  • All types of beans (Pinto beans, Black beans, Red beans, Garbanzo beans, Kidney beans)
  • Peas
  • Peanuts
  • Lentils
  • Lupins
  • Soybeans

Processed Meat

  • Spam
  • Sausages
  • Low quality meats

Refined Sugar – avoid at all cost

  • Chocolate bars
  • Candy
  • Lollipop

Next Steps? Pick Recipes from the BEST PALEO COOKBOOKS

Now that you know which foods are Paleo and which foods are NOT paleo, you might be wondering how to find some of the most appetizing Paleo recipes. I've checked out the best cookbooks here.

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