Pumpkin pie, pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin cakes... pumpkin is the base of many sweet treats this time of year. But did you know the member of the squash family has lots of nutritional benefits and is a great source of fiber? Today we are rounding up some of our favorite pumpkin recipes that are healthy and delicious.
Pumpkin Soup On a cold Autumn evening, what is more comforting than a warm bowl of soup? Nothing. Soup season is officially here, and we are excited about it! Take the season's most popular gourd and make it into a soup staple for your dinnertime rotation.
Pumpkin Pasta A go-to dinner for most people, pasta is a quick dinner to prepare. Adding in some pumpkin is a great way to use seasonal produce, up the fiber in the dish, and get your source of vitamins, like beta carotene.
Pumpkin Mash Skip the potatoes, and try mashed pumpkin as a side dish for dinner! The earthy, and slightly sweet taste is a nice contrast to a savory meal, and the color alone is beautiful. This is an easy and delicious way to get your kids into new vegetables at dinnertime, too!
Pumpkin Wedges Maybe one of the most basic ways to cook a pumpkin, but still one of the most delicious is roasted. Roasted pumpkin is very similar to roasted squash - add some olive oil, seasonings, bake, and viola a festive side dish for the cold weather season.
What are your favorite pumpkin recipes?