Fresh pumpkin is creamy perfection and made all the more fun when you get to prepare it from scratch. Here are 37 pumpkin recipes to get you started!
Canned and pureed pumpkin are a great alternative for those times when you desire the creamy squash. The pumpkin is rich in antioxidants and vitamins such as vitamin A and C which play a key role in skin health, immunity and inflammation which will help to build a healthy strong body. All the more reason to eat this bright orange fruit!
Check out these 37 pumpkin recipes that will have you drooling over every bite.
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- How to Make The Best Pumpkin Soup Ever by Paleohacks
Learn handy tips to make delicious soups that will satisfy every time. Paleohacks have got you covered!
- Pumpkin Zucchini Muffins by Paleohacks
When making nutrition changes the occasional baked good can be just the thing to ease the transition or to win over reluctant kiddos. These Pumpkin Zucchini Muffins will do the trick!
- No-Bake Pumpkin Tarts by Detoxinista
Featuring a sweet pumpkin filling and a grain-free crust, these mini pumpkin pies are a quick and easy seasonal dessert that are lighter on your waistline. Naturally sweetened with fiber-rich dates, this simple pumpkin filling can be whipped up in a blender in minutes!
- Pumpkin Cheesecake by Unconventional Baker
Oh WOW! Just take a look at the pictures and you will be salivating over every bite. This recipe is gluten-free, egg-free, dairy-free and refined sugar-free making it an ideal choice for a decadent dessert on a special occasion.
- Pumpkin Chia Seed Pudding by Greatist
Whether you’re trying chia pudding for the first time or are already addicted to it, add a few spoonfuls of canned pumpkin to your next batch for a great variation. Throw in a few spices, and it’s a perfect reminiscence of pumpkin pie!
- Pumpkin Pie Smoothie by Greatist
Enjoy the same flavors of the holiday dessert any time of year with this smoothie. The bonus: it is packed with vitamins to keep the body feeling healthy with every mouthful.
- Honey-Nut Brittle by Chow
What to do with the seeds? Enjoy the crunchy creamy pumpkin seeds alongside sunflower seeds and almonds for a sweet nutty bite!
- Pumpkin Butter by Serious Eats
There are many ways to fill your meals with this treat. Try it for breakfast added to a smoothie, add it to baked goodies or enjoy on a baked sweet potato. If you don’t want to use brown sugar, replace it for honey or maple syrup.
- Roasted Pumpkin Soup by Jamie Oliver
The wonderful thing about any squash is that, once roasted, it becomes soft, sweet and rich. This soup is a fantastic way to enhance the flavours, making it a truly sensational dish for lunch or alongside dinner.
- Roasted Pumpkin Seeds by Jamie Oliver
These seeds are a perfect addition to top on the Roasted Pumpkin Soup above. They are crunchy, flavoursome, and incredibly moreish. They’re perfect for tossing into salads, or sprinkling over soups and savoury bakes for added texture and seasoning.
- Sweet & Spicy Pumpkin Fries by Inspired RD
We’ve tried traditional fries, sweet potato fries and parsnip fries, so why not try pumpkin fries for a sweet and spicy kick to meals.
- Paleo Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes by My Whole Food Life
A cute twist on the original pie. These Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes have no flour, and are refined sugar-free, dairy-free and egg-free. You can whip them up pretty fast!
- Pumpkin Tartlets by Being The Secret Ingredient
With the silky texture of pumpkin pie in an all-natural, health-conscious, no-bake, easy-to-make, individually portioned format, these amazing tartlets are definitely something to make over the weekend.
- Pumpkin Pie by Healy Eats Real
The classic pie takes a healthy twist with a nutritious recipe that will certainly hit the spot for a holiday treat. Your family will love every bite!
- Starbucks Copycat Pumpkin Scones by Unconventional Baker
Never feel that you are “missing out” on those sweet baked goodies at Starbucks when you can make your own which taste amazing and are much kinder to the body with these pumpkin scones.
- Pumpkin Creme Bars by My Whole Food Life
For some sugar and spice and all things nice, give these Pumpkin Creme Bars a whirl. These are dairy-free, gluten-free, and topped with chocolate – are you convinced yet? Mouth-watering snacks that the kiddies will love!
- Almond Pumpkin Choc Chip Cookies by The Iron You
The cookies taste like pumpkin and chocolate with a mild almond aftertaste. They are easy to make, all you need is one bowl, one spoon, no melting, just a little mixing involved.
- Pumpkin Pie Milkshake with Cinnamon Maple Coconut Whipped Cream by Edible Perspective
For all the pie haters and baking haters. For all the pumpkin lovers. For the milkshake fanatics. This recipe is for you.
- Pumpkin Chai Tea Latte by The Nourishing Gourmet
Chai adds sweet and spicy flavors to a creamy pumpkin “latte”, making this drink a decadent treat, all whilst being dairy-free. Topped with whipped cream, and you won’t miss drinking a fancy coffee shop drink at all.
- No Bean Paleo Pumpkin Hummus by The Paleo Mama
Zucchini is absolute magic for a no-bean hummus. In this recipe it pairs perfectly with the pumpkin to create a creamy dip that will have you diving in with those celery sticks!
- Raw Pumpkin Seed Pesto by Oh My Veggies
Toss this pumpkin seed pesto with zucchini noodles, veggies or big fresh salads for an alternative to the traditional pesto.
- Pumpkin Enchilada Sauce by She Likes Food
Use this enchilada sauce mixed with vegetables in a saucepan, roasted with veggies into a bake or into a homemade soup.
- Spicy Honey Roasted Pumpkin by Mom Foodie
Forget the puree and go straight for sliced up fresh pumpkin, especially when you try this roasted and spiced pumpkin recipe.
- Steamed Pumpkin and Bok Choy with Ginger Sesame Sauce by Gourmande in The Kitchen
Red kuri squash (Hokkaido pumpkin) and baby bok choy are lightly steamed and served with a ginger sesame sauce in this easy side dish. Each slice comes out of the steamer completely fork tender in less than 15 minutes, ready to soak up the spicy ginger and sesame infused sauce.
- Oven Baked Pumpkin Chipotle Fries by The View from Great Island
The key to these is tossing them with a good spice blend. The chipotle chili powder will give a fiery kick for a great healthy side dish at dinner.
- Quick Pumpkin Curry by Detoxinista
A quick curry full of flavor! You’re in total control of the flavor and ingredients, grab any veggies to hand, even frozen veggies if you want to skip the chopping process!
- Paleo Pumpkin Ice Cream by A Girl Worth Saving
This ice cream recipe is a sweet reminder of pumpkin cheesecake and the dates give it an amazing warm, sweet finish.
- Pumpkin Spice Pancakes by Paleo Veganista
Here’s a nutritious, vitamin-rich breakfast for a lazy Sunday brunch. These pancakes are gluten-free, egg-free and dairy-free which is perfect to suit most dietary requirements for a tower of treats.
- Easy Pumpkin Custard by Whole New Mom
If you’re a serious pumpkin lover who enjoys creating desserts then you will love this custard recipe. Packed with healthy fats from coconut and vitamins from the pumpkin this will be a healthy treat once in a while.
- 5-Ingredient Pumpkin Pie Fudge by Blissful Basil
This fudge gives a pie-like smooth, dense, and oh-so-creamy consistency. The flavor is identical to pumpkin pie with subtle sweetness and an abundance of warming spices that lure you in for piece after piece. (Just be careful not to eat it all in one go)!
- Spicy Sweet Potato and Pumpkin Dip by The Big Man’s World
A quick and easy paleo friendly dip which requires no food processor! A combination of spices and mix of sweet potato and pumpkin for a delicious sweet, salty and spicy combination.
- Pumpkin Snickerdoodles by Tessa The Domestic Diva
Subtly orange-hued, ultra-moist, and delicately sweet, these cookies are a treat begging to be made. A grain-free option for the family to enjoy!
- Mashed Coconut Pumpkin by Urban Paleo Chef
The rich creaminess of the coconut combine with the savory pumpkin flavor to make a very rich and savory treat. Enjoy this with dinner for a mid-week scrummy side!
- Pumpkin Guacamole by Food.
Use the versatile vitamin A rich veggie for a fun, flavorful and healthy dip to the creamy avocado. This is a great recipe for a delicious twist on the classic dip!
- Pumpkin and Spinach Salad by Taste
Pair this nutty salad with your main meal for a vibrant colourful side dish. The creamy pumpkin works wonderfully with the fresh crisp spinach for a simple salad recipe.
- Paleo Pumpkin Coconut Smoothie by Cook Eat Paleo
This paleo pumpkin coconut smoothie recipe is creamy, sweet and delicious without any dairy or added sugar. It’s a great quick and healthy breakfast shake!
- Pumpkin Coconut “Oatmeal” by Foodie Fiasco
For those of you who fancy something different for breakfast from the usual morning regime, give this recipe a go for faux oatmeal. It’s completely grain-free, using the pumpkin for a creamy sensation.