Pumpkin Recipes To Make Right Now (Because Winter Is Coming)

mbg Contributor By Leah Vanderveldt
mbg Contributor
Leah Vanderveldt is an author living in Brooklyn, New York. She received her bachelor’s in communications and media from Fordham University, and is certified in culinary nutrition from the Natural Gourmet Institute. She is the author of two cookbooks: The New Nourishing and The New Porridge.
In the lead-up to Thanksgiving, we’re sharing a mix of original recipes, entertaining advice, and seasonal dishes from our favorite bloggers to help you approach the holiday with a little extra mindfulness and a lot of extra-delicious vegetables and fruits. We’re focusing on whole-food, plant-driven dishes to make your holiday table not only beautiful but more healthful, too—while still keeping the integral flavors of the season front and center. 

It's full-on pumpkin spice season—but don't limit yourself to lattes. We've got pumpkin goodness in all forms.

Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding

If you're already on the chia pudding train, you probably don't need much convincing for this one. If you're not, give this seasonally spiced version a try—we know you'll love it.

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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Oat Pancakes

Pancake breakfasts just got infinitely more autumnal.

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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread

The perfect loaf to have around for breakfasts, snacking, and when unexpected company drops by.

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Pumpkin Seed Butter

Nut-Free Pumpkin Butter Recipe

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Think peanut butter, pepita-style. This version comes together beautifully with the addition of coconut oil, cinnamon, and maple.

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Pumpkin Pie Energy Balls

Post-workout snack, nightly dessert, or breakfast on the go—you decide.

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Pumpkin Caesar Salad

This vegan Caesar uses pumpkin puree instead of egg yolks for a creamy, expertly emulsified dressing.

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Easy Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Recipes To Make Right Now (Because Winter Is Coming)

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A big batch of this is great to have in the fridge for easy lunches throughout the week.

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Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Pasta

Pumpkin Recipes To Make Right Now (Because Winter Is Coming)

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Pasta gets the pumpkin treatment with a savory sage-flecked sauce.

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Vegan Pumpkin Sugar Cookies

That spiced pumpkin butter frosting tho ...

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Pumpkin Banana Ice Cream

Nice cream just got a bit pumpkin spicier.

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Sugar-Free + Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie

Naturally sweet pumpkin doesn't need all that refined sugar, anyway.

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