I’m going all out crazy for pumpkins all month long! I’m sharing my favorite pumpkin recipes, and celebrating the health benefits of this healthy plant food, too. So, in full recognition of my pumpkin month, I asked some of my favorite food bloggers to share their best plant-powered recipes featuring pumpkins. Don’t forget to check out my video for REAL Pumpkin Soy Latte, too. More power to the pumpkin!
Skinny Pumpkin Frappuccino, Chrissy Carroll, RDN, Snacking in Sneakers
You’ll get just the right amount of pumpkin flavor, mixed with cinnamon and vanilla, and of course – a dose of coffee.
Pumpkin White Hot Chocolate, Sara Johnson Korzeniewski, RD, CLT, The Organic Dietitian
This Pumpkin White Hot Chocolate is just the thing to warm you up this fall.
Chocolate Tahini Pumpkin Smoothie, Melanie McDonald, A Virtual Vegan
This smoothie is extremely thick and rich and is probably the creamiest, velvetiest smoothie I have ever made. You have the beautiful and very flavorsome tahini to thank for that. It works like a dream both in texture and taste.
Pumpkin Spice Latte Overnight Oats with Maple Pepitas, Serena Wolf, Domesticate Me
These oats are cool yet comforting, and their creamy, pumpkin and cold brew spiked deliciousness will get you all kinds of fluffed for fall. And since oats, pumpkin, and pepitas (aka hulled pumpkin seeds) are packed with fiber and essential vitamins and minerals, this recipe is hands down the healthiest way to get your pumpkin spice fix.
Curry Pumpkin Pancakes, Nicole McTaggart, Earth Powered Family
The unusual combination of curry powder and pumpkin mixes so perfectly together, that this is probably my new go-to fall breakfast.
Pumpkin Pecan Breakfast Cookies, Anjali Lalani, Vegetarian Gastronomy
If your family is anything like mine when it comes to the flavor of pumpkin in the form of cookies, then they will LOVE these as much as we do. Meet my family’s latest breakfast and snack addiction…my Pumpkin Pecan Breakfast Cookies!
Vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte Muffins, Rachel Conners, Bakerita
These Vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte Muffins are your favorite fall drink recreated in soft, sweet muffin form! These are the best comforting fall breakfast or snack.
Pumpkin Energy Balls, Wendie Schneider, RDN, The Pantry Doctor
These are great on-the-go snacks for a little extra energy, whether you are getting ready for your next race, or this afternoon’s big presentation.
Pumpkin Chipotle Chili, Brandi Doming, The Vegan 8
An incredibly hearty chili with seasonal pumpkin for body and creaminess that is accented with spicy, smoky chipotle peppers for a warming, full-on flavored meal. This chili is not only vegan, but it is incredibly easy to make and ready in about 30 minutes.
Thai Pumpkin Corn Soup, Charity Long, Vintage Kitty
This creamy and satisfying Thai Pumpkin Corn Soup recipe combines a bounty of fresh vegetables, and starts with an aromatic broth base flavored with Thai cooking staples: galangal, lemongrass and kaffir lime leaves.
Southwest Pumpkin Risotto, Jennifer Sebestyen, Veggie Inspired Journey
This is a creamy, southwest flavored risotto with a gentle nod to autumn.
Pumpkin Chickpea Curry, Gin Butters, Eat Healthy, Eat Happy
This pumpkin and chickpea curry is a great choice when you want good food fast. It’s nutritious, delicious and easy to make with little effort.
Pumpkin Cannelloni, Florian Nouh, Contentedness Cooking
The Pumpkin Cannelloni is not your typical pumpkin recipe, as it’s filled with pumpkin, onions, and cranberries and, and is topped by an amazing almond crust.
Vegan Pumpkin Pizza with Zucchini and Caramelized Onions, Bianca Haun, Elephantastic Vegan
Make this vegan Pumpkin Pizza with zucchini and caramelized onions today. It’s so good and totally from scratch! The perfect fall pizza.
Smoky Pumpkin Tempeh Veggie Burgers, Heather Marie, Sunday Morning Banana Pancakes
When it comes to veggie burgers the possibilities are truly endless – homemade veggie burgers typically freeze well making it an awesome mid week go to when you don’t have time to “cook”. Make a batch over the weekend and freeze the rest to enjoy throughout the month.
Easy Vegan Apple Nachos with Pumpkin Caramel, Sophia DeSantis, Veggies Don’t Bite
A fall inspired dessert with a healthy twist. This easy vegan apple nachos recipe will satisfy your sweet tooth without the guilt!
No Bake Nutty Pumpkin Squares, Shahzadi Devje, RDN, Desi-licious RD
A creamy pumpkin filling with a rich nutty-date crust. Well, my friends, these are the perfect dessert this Thanksgiving. If you’re a fan of pumkpin pie (like me) and fancy something a little different, these no-bake nutty pumpkin squares are sure to satisfy.
Pumpkin Cinnamon Chia Pudding Parfait, Molly Ashworth, Apollo & Luna
A fun twist on traditional pumpkin desserts, this vegan pumpkin cinnamon chia pudding parfait will satisfy your sweet tooth without unnecessary added sugar.
Pumpkin Pie Truffles, Stacie Hassing, RDN, The Real Food RDs
The base of these truffles are made only with wholesome ingredients: almond butter and coconut butter for a dose of healthy fats, coconut flour for fiber, pumpkin for sweetness and beta carotene (and fiber) and maple syrup for just a touch of sweetness.
Salted Chocolate Pumpkin Butter Cups, Jessica Nadel, Cupcakes and Kale
These babies are a HIT. Earthy pumpkin puree is thickened up with just a bit of creamy cashew butter and sweetened ever so slightly with maple syrup, turning simple pumpkin puree into the most amazing filling for these easy, at-home chocolate cups of goodness.
Ginger + Pumpkin Tart with Maple Pecan Crust, Ashlae Warner, Oh Lady Cakes
Treat yourself to this mouthwatering tart, perfect for fall and all things pumpkin!
Pumpkin Spice Cake with Cinnamon “Cream Cheese” Frosting, Amy Lyons, Fragrant Vanilla
This cake is simply crave-worthy!
Pumpkin Crumb Cake, Dillon Indira Tisdel, Oh Holy Basil
This cake is insanely moist, pumpkin-y, and tender. Despite being totally decadent, it is whole-grain and is wheat, dairy and refined sugar free. Best of all, it can be made a day ahead and is still moist and fabulous two days after baking!
Pumpkin Frosted Chocolate Cupcakes with Bat Bites, Marlena Luna, Where You Get Your Protein
This spooky chocolate cake is the perfect mix of sweet and scary!
Pumpkin Nice Cream, Dixya Bhattarai, RDN, Food, Pleasure, and Health
Make Pumpkin Nice Cream using very few ingredients without an ice cream maker! It’s vegan-friendly, naturally-gluten-free, and can be made without added sugar.