Healthy Pumpkin Recipes

5 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes to Make This Fall

It’s pumpkin season!

From sweet pie to savory soup, pumpkins provide that cozy autumn flavor and they’re super nutritious, too.

Pumpkins are packed with nutrients like vitamin A, which aids vision, and carotenoids, which protect the skin. They’re also high in fiber and nutrients like iron, zinc, and potassium.

Here are five delicious and healthy pumpkin recipes to enjoy this fall…

1. Decadent Yet Healthy Pumpkin Pie

Decadent Yet Healthy Pumpkin Pie

If you’re looking for a delicious, no-hassle dessert that’s also healthy, this is your recipe! You can whip up this amazing pumpkin pie in 15 minutes, it’s gluten-free and dairy-free, and only calls for a small amount of honey in place of the usual sugar.

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2. Curried Pumpkin Soup

Curried Pumpkin Soup

Cozy up with this rich and hearty pumpkin soup on these cold and dark nights of the year. This Thai-inspired recipe can be varied to fit your tastes. Meat eaters can add chicken, or the fish sauce can be eliminated to suit vegetarians and vegans.

Get the recipe for Curried Pumpkin Soup »

3. Pumpkin Cheesecake

Healthy Pumpkin Cheesecake

Yes, there is such thing as a healthy cheesecake recipe! This pumpkin cheesecake has very little sugar and no gluten, yet it’s rich and delicious. If you don’t eat dairy, you can try dairy substitutes in this recipe.

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4. Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Whenever you carve a pumpkin, don’t throw out the seeds! Roast them at 300°F with a bit of salt and enjoy them as a crunchy snack. Pumpkin seeds are high in nutrients like magnesium, zinc, manganese, and tryptophan.

Roast your pumpkin seeds »

5. Pumpkin Spice

Pumpkin Spice

Okay, there isn’t actually any pumpkin in pumpkin spice. But as you might imagine, this autumnal spice blend is amazing in pumpkin pie. It can also be sprinkled on top of roasted pumpkin, ice cream, oatmeal, hot chocolate, and more…

Get the recipe for Pumpkin Spice »

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18 comments
  1. I joined and downloaded the herbal ebook and spice chart. Thank you. I haven’t found a link to the 5 pumpkin recipes. Please send. My pumpkin crop is ripe and we are looking forward to enjoying our harvest.

    • The links are found within the descriptions. Enjoy!

  2. no link for the recipes

    • You can find all the links within each description.

  3. There are links within the first sentence of each description …

  4. i too clicked, as suggested & could not access to recipes

    • See the green links within each of the descriptions – they’ll bring you right to the recipes.

  5. No recipes.

  6. Color difference between the links and the regular text is negligible. You really have to search for them as they are almost non-existent.

  7. Links are easy. Just click on words like “Get the recipe here,” at the bottom of each description. They also have two arrows to the right like this: >>

    • Awesome.

  8. Here in New Zealand we’re just putting our young plants in the ground. I’ll file these delicious recipes away until our autumn harvest – many thanks for sharing <3

  9. I can’t believe how much pumpkin is in that cheesecake recipe! Definitely going to be trying it.

  10. Thank you for sharing these amazing recipes

  11. Beautiful photos BUT there is no link to the recipes. Thank you

  12. Just wanted to say thanks for these recipes!!! The pie was the only one that had a downloadable recipe card, but the others are worthy of copying down by hand!! Unfortunately, no real directions for roasting pumpkin seeds. I’ll assume the seeds are spread in a single layer on a baking sheet (greased/lined with parchment paper or ungreased?), but not sure at what temp. to roast them or for how long. Help??? Can’t wait to give these a try!!! Yum Yum!!! :) And the pdf of the spice labels is gorgeous!!! Thanks so much!!!!

  13. Thank you for these wonderful recipes! I will certainly enjoy all year long.

  14. Thank you so much for the Spice Chart – am definitely going to get it printed & put it upwhere I can have quick & easy access to it -Iook forward to working with it ….. & also the pumpkin recipes -they look scrumptious !

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