Halloween is nearly here, and this gives us a great reason to try out some hauntingly good and healthy pumpkin recipes. The great thing about pumpkins besides the taste, is the fact that you can create endless meals with them such as pumpkin bread, soup, pie, snacks and more.
The list of ideas goes on and on when it comes to pumpkins, so don’t let them go to waste. Here are 10 great pumpkin recipes to try this fall that will make you and everyone around happy.
Healthy Pumpkin Recipes
1. Pumpkin Bread Recipe
Pumpkin bread is a Halloween favorite and makes a great snack, especially for families. It’s not very messy, easy to cook and very filling.
2. Oatmeal, Dark Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins
This is the ultimate pumpkin muffin recipe. The ingredients in this recipe make it full of fiber and flavor, just be sure not to eat too many!
3. Pumpkin Pie
Not only is pumpkin pie great for Halloween, it’s a winner at Thanksgiving! Typically it can be very high in fat, but this healthier version will save the day.
4. Low Fat Cream of Pumpkin Soup
Pumpkin soup is great for a cold night or right before a Thanksgiving dinner. This low-fat version is easy to make, and very satisfying.
5. Pumpkin Pancakes
Pancakes are a morning favorite, but this time add a twist by making pumpkin pancakes. This delicious recipe will put a smile on any face.
6. Roasted Pumpkin with Shallots
A simple, but yummy roasted pumpkin side dish that is super easy to make. It takes a while to cook, but well worth the wait.
7. Roasted Pumpkin-Apple Soup
A truly wonderful twist on pumpkin soup wit a hint of apple in it. Makes a great side when eaten with a grilled cheddar cheese sandwich or turkey sandwich.
8. Pumpkin Chowder
A hearty meal of pumpkin chowder that can feed many. This recipe will fill everyone up, but is light on calories and fat.
9. Southwestern Pumpkin Burgers
An interesting dish for anyone looking for something new this fall. This healthy pumpkin burger will make your taste buds tingle.
10. Indian Pumpkin Pudding
A classic pudding recipe with some new pumpkin flavor. Great for any time of the day, hot or cold.
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