15+ healthy recipes for your pumpkin fix

Fall is here! And you know what that means - pumpkins. Pumpkin lattes, pumpkin pie, pumpkin donuts... All things pumpkin taste delicious and are tempting you off your fitness journey.

Need your pumpkin fix, but don't want to fall off your health wagon? Pumpkin is synonymous with October (and often, pumpkin pie), but that doesn't mean you need to leave your meal plan behind.

Here are some of our favorite healthy pumpkin recipes:

No-Bake Pumpkin Oatmeal Energy Bites

Pumpkin, Chia seeds, oatmeal, and peanut butter bring together this savory and sweet snack. If you need an energy boost, try out these energy bites.
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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Want pumpkin pie for breakfast? This smoothie is the closest thing and it's simple to make.
Picture property of Shugary Sweets.

Pumpkin Pie Protein Overnight Oats

Simple and quick, these overnight oats pack a lot of flavor without a lot of ingredients. Put it in a mason jar for an Instagram-worthy presentation.
Picture property of Amy's Healthy Baking.

Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Chili

Savory and hearty, this pumpkin chili is perfect for chilly autumn days. Put it all in the slow cooker, and several hours later your meal is ready.
Picture property of The Real Food Dieticians.

Pumpkin Tomato Basil Meatballs

Want pumpkin but aren't wanting to give up your spaghetti and meatballs? This recipe is a fall twist on a classic dish.
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Roasted Pumpkin, Capsicum, Basil and Feta Salad

A flavorful, roasted pumpkin salad can be served with or without meat. With minimal prep, the salad can be a quick addition to your pumpkin recipe repertoire.
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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Date Bars

Sweet, with no processed sugar, this recipe makes the perfect snack. Enjoy pumpkin on the go and pair with your morning cup of joe.
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Apple Pumpkin Soup

Add some flair to your pumpkin soup with apples. It's your grown-up pumpkin soup - grab your largest pot and get started!

Pumpkin Granola

Homemade granola? You know it. Pumpkin granola? Making it now. 
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Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Pumpkin Hummus

In less than 30 minutes, you could be enjoying pumpkin hummus. Grab some pita chips or carrots and enjoy this flavorful snack!
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Mediterranean Pumpkin Pizza (Gluten-Free, Vegan)

Another Italian recipe with a twist - turn your regular crust into pumpkin crust! Add vegetables and cheese for a healthier Mediterranean pizza.
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Pumpkin Crostini with Rocket Pesto

Toast with roasted pumpkin slices is a great choice for lunch or breakfast. Savory and tasty, try this recipe yourself!
Picture property of Lazy Cat Kitchen.

Savory Mushroom and Quinoa Stuffed Mini Pumpkins

Looking for a dish to impress? These stuffed pumpkins look and taste delicious. And might be the perfect choice for a Halloween dinner.
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Pumpkin, Spinach and Walnut Spaghetti

Spaghetti, pumpkin, spinach, and walnuts. Just four main ingredients to create a memorable dinner dish.
Picture property of Lazy Cat Kitchen.

Vegan Pumpkin Shiitake Tacos

A vegan taco that brings the seasonal joy pf pumpkins to a taco. Sweet and spicy, turn up the volume on your fall lunches.
Picture property of Abra's Kitchen.


Marinated Pumpkin Salad with Quinoa and Pomegranate

This vegan, marinated salad can work as your lunch or side salad to keep the pumpkin train rolling! The contrast of flavors and overnight marinating make this dish a special addition to the list.


Picture property of Lauren Cary Cooks.

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