Can't get enough of pumpkin this time of year? That's a good thing, as it's full of fiber, antioxidants and vitamins. That beautiful orange color comes from beta-carotene, good for your eyes and as a provitamin, is converted to Vitamin A in the body.
But you're not going to get that from a traditional Pumpkin Spice Latte. Not to worry though, we've rounded up 17 delicious and healthy pupkin recipes that make use of the whole fruit--even the seeds!
You don't need to wait until dessert to experience pumpkin recipes that dial up the spice. Start your day with the day with this healthy recipe and you'll feel like you're having dessert for breakfast.
Worried that you don't have time for homemade pumpkin recipes? This hearty salad is easy to make and perfect as a side or even by itself.
The seeds are pretty much the best thing that you can eat out of the pumpkin, and these three pumpkin recipes give you several different, and tasty, ways to eat them.
Why choose complicated pumpkin recipes when a perfect vegan pumpkin pie is only four ingredients away?
Make this flavorful pepita (ie pumpkin seed) granola and have a fun breakfast all autumn long.
A hearty chili is always appreciated this time of year, and this one is easy to make vegetarian-friendly.
Use good coffee and healthy ingredients, and there's no reason you should feel bad about drinking this. Plus, it's on of our favorite vegan pumpkin recipes!
As pumpkin recipes go, this one is easier than you might think, and twice as delicious.
If you're a fan of regular guacamole, you'll love this recipe.
You can never go wrong with a savory muffins, especially seasonal ones.
Sweet, sticky and covered in icing, these are the ultimate in decadent seasonal comfort food.
Forget pumpkin cookies, make these dense oat bars instead.
Come on, everything in dish sounds amazing, now doesn't it? Healthy Sunday brunch pumpkin recipes here we come.
14. Pumpkin Ravioli
Pumpkin makes for the perfect creamy filling in this vegan ravioli.
Another excellent way to put pumpkin to use is in soup, and with the addition of peanuts, this recipe makes for a warming fall meal.
This one-bowl meal can be made with brown rice or quinoa as well, but it's the toasted pumpkin seeds that pull it all together.
This savory tart screams fall, and if you love butternut, you'll love it even more with some pepitas.
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