Can’t stop, won’t stop loving pumpkin everything. It might be a bit basic, but we’re looking for every excuse we can muster up to hit the pumpkin patches and farmer’s markets this season!
Don’t know what to do with pumpkins and already have a stoop full of jack-o-lanterns? We pulled together eleven incredible pumpkin recipes so you can keep hoarding all the squash.
These fall darlings are full of vitamin A, carotenoids and bioflavonoids – all of which are known for their ability to boost immunity, promote healthy vision and gorgeous skin. Win! From fiber-rich breakfast ideas to serious smoothies, we’re using pumpkins all the ways. No seed left behind…
Ginger Pumpking Gluten-Free Pancakes | Roast up some pumpkin for dinner and use the leftovers for these pancakes the next morning. Tender, tasty and gluten-free, these pumpkin pancakes are worth waking up for. LEARN MORE
Pumpkin Toast | Watch out, avocado toast – this colorful baguette makes for a sweet and nourishing breakfast on-the-go, or the perfect treat for a fall social gathering. Make this goat cheese and roasted squash toast at home or enjoy it on the patio at one of L.A.’s hottest restaurants, Hinoki & The Bird. LEARN MORE
Feta + Kale Stuffed Pumpkins | Stuffed with savory mushroom rice and a unique combination of feta, kale, mint and golden raisins, the flavors of these mini-pumpkin masterpieces are both surprising and belly-warming. They also make for a eye-catching addition to any holiday table. LEARN MORE
Pumpkin Spice Smoothie Recipe | No pumpkin recipe list would be complete without something pumpkin-spiced and sippable. This flavorful smoothie will quench your craving and – with a heavy hand to protein – it will keep your appetite and energy in check too. LEARN MORE
Pumpkin Pistachio Muffin Recipe | Nothing is quite as fitting for a chilly fall morning like a freshly baked muffin straight out of the oven. Slather this pumpkin-loaded recipe with coconut butter for a little extra A.M. indulgence. LEARN MORE
Pumpkin Waffles | Pumpkins and maple syrup are a flavor-match made in heaven, and what better place to pair them than in a waffle recipe? Gluten-free and loaded up with all our favorite pumpkin-y spices, these waffles will make your kitchen smell as good as your belly will feel. LEARN MORE
Easy Roasted Veggies with Pumpkin Seed Pesto | Pesto is an easy way to sneak an extra serving of greens into just about any dish. Working pumpkin seeds into the mix adds a pop of flavor as well as the skin and immune boosting properties of zinc, which the seeds are famously rich in. LEARN MORE
Superfood-Packed Pumpkin Smoothie | While we’d admittedly dig into a slice of pumpkin pie every day of the week if we could, this pumpkin smoothie is even better – and better for us. It’s loaded with beloved superfoods and comes with some serious health benefits: Lean muscle building protein, disease-fighting antioxidants, inflammation-busting fats and hormone balancing bioflavonoids. LEARN MORE
Pumpkin Almond Butter Cup Smoothie | When whipping up holiday recipes that call for cans of pumpkin, reserve a little leftover to make this sweet smoothie and keep yourself healthily satiated while cookie dough, pie filling and chocolate temptations float abound in abundance. LEARN MORE
Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Smoothie | This is real pumpkin spice. Get into the season with this crazy delicious smoothie that also happens to be uber-nourishing. With the addition of chocolate, this cup of morning coziness doubles as dessert too. LEARN MORE
Pumpkin Seed Hummus | Hit up those lingering post-Halloween pumpkins for seeds and make this nutritious seasonal hummus. Pumpkin seeds are one of the best sources of zinc on the planet, an immunity-boosting mineral that’s essential to our overall health and well being. LEARN MORE
Roasted Pumpkin with Lentils | We love the idea of re-stuffing pumpkins once you carve them out! These are great for families, but could definitely impress your dinner party crowd too! Savory lentils, garlic and onions make for the perfect pre-winter blend. LEARN MORE