Pumpkin pie spice is just a blend of spices, all of which are Paleo-friendly, so there’s no reason not to include it in your Paleo meals. Consuming spices has a number of proven health benefits, including improving blood pressure and immune health.
The Health Benefits
Pumpkin pie spice is generally made of cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and ginger. Cinnamon in particular has numerous demonstrated health benefits, including improving cholesterol levels and glucose tolerance, and preventing kidney disease and Alzheimer’s (source).
Small But Mighty
You may not think much of those little jars of ground bark sitting in your cupboard, but maybe you should think again.