Here's a roundup of some delicious healthy pumpkin recipes! This list of sweet and savory easy recipes have you covered for the upcoming season (and far beyond).
Best pumpkin recipes
Does anyone else stretch the pumpkin season as long as possible? I typically start filling my home with pumpkin recipes from September through the end of the year.
People typically think of pumpkin spice lattes, but there are SO many incredible ways to use pumpkin! The internet is full of pumpkin recipes that best meet your needs.
From sweet, savory, easy, healthy, and beyond—there's a pumpkin recipe out there that will blow your mind.
In an effort to roundup several recipes, here's a list of the BEST pumpkin recipes that will have you covered for this season.
Is pumpkin healthy?
Pumpkin is a type of winter squash, sort of like spaghetti or delicata squash. Although a pumpkin is technically a fruit, the nutritional breakdown is very similar to a vegetable!
Pumpkin comes in several varieties, and you can bake and make your own puree. Most people opt to just buy it in a can.
Pumpkin has several vitamins, minerals, fiber, antioxidants, among several other health benefits. It also has a lower number of calories which makes it easy to incorporate into healthy recipes.
Pumpkin is so versatile and can be used in sweet or savory recipes depending on how it is combined with other ingredients.
Whether you're looking for a breakfast, main course, or dessert recipe, I've got you covered! Check out this list of the healthy pumpkin recipes and try one this season.
Start your day with one of these delicious pumpkin recipes! Whether you like oatmeal, muffins, or pancakes... there's a recipe for you.
- Pumpkin Protein Waffles***
- Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats**
- Pumpkin Protein Bars**
- Pumpkin Protein Oatmeal**
- Healthy Pumpkin Bread
- Healthy Pumpkin Pancakes
- Pumpkin Spice Pancakes
- One Bowl Greek Yogurt Pumpkin Bread
- Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal
- Healthy Pumpkin Muffins
While pumpkin is more commonly used for breakfasts and desserts, try pumpkin for your main dish! These dinners would be perfect for a cozy meal during pumpkin seasons.
- Healthy Pumpkin Seed & Avocado Pesto Chicken Sandwiches
- Pumpkin Soup
- Coconut Curry Pumpkin Soup
- One Pot Cheesy Pumpkin Pasta
- Pumpkin, Spinach, and Walnut Spaghetti
- Vegetable Pumpkin Stir Fry
- Fall Pumpkin Chili
- Pumpkin Pasta
Try one of these healthier desserts this pumpkin season. Even just reading the list I'm drooling thinking about pairing these with a hot cup of coffee.