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This roundup of 20 healthy pumpkin recipes will satisfy your pumpkin cravings all fall long! Half the recipes are sweet, and half the recipes are savory.

collage with nine photos from roundup of 20 healthy pumpkin recipes

Ah pumpkin season. You either love it or hate it. I actually have come around a bit. I still groan when I start seeing pumpkin in August, and I don’t mow people down to get my PSL fix, but I feel a little better about it than I did last year. 😉

Here we go… let’s start with the sweet ones!


hand holding half a healthier pumpkin muffin with chocolate chips

Healthy pumpkin muffins from Salt & Lavender. I spent quite a while tweaking this recipe to make the perfect moist muffins that clock it at under 200 calories each.

healthy pumpkin pie smoothie in a glass with a straw

Healthy pumpkin pie smoothie from Fox and Briar – an easy way to get your pumpkin spice fix without all the empty calories. It’s naturally sweetened, gluten free and contains no artificial ingredients!

slice of mini skinny pumpkin pie on a plate with a fork

Mini skinny pumpkin pie from Baking Mischief – this had me at mini. And skinny. ‘Nuff said.

several stacked pumpkin breakfast popsicles

Pumpkin breakfast popsicles from Salt & Lavender – these babies make breakfast a little more fun. 😉

glass bottle with homemade healthier pumpkin pie syrup

Healthier pumpkin spice syrup from Vikalinka – an easy way to pumpkin-ify those homemade lattes!

several pumpkin spice latte protein bars on a counter with mini pumpkins

Pumpkin spice latte protein bars from The Girl on Bloor – these will get you through your workout!!

stack of three healthier baked pumpkin donuts

Healthier baked pumpkin donuts from A Side of Sweet – look at that gorgeous color!

several chai pumpkin bliss balls in a wooden bowl

Chai pumpkin espresso bliss balls from Midlife Croissant – these vegan balls of delight will keep your sweet tooth in check!

pumpkin pie chia parfait in a glass with a mason jar in the background

Pumpkin pie chia pudding parfait from The Flavor Bender – this is the ultimate make-ahead fall breakfast! The fridge will work its magic while you snooze.

vegan homemade pumpkin spice latte in a glass mug

Pumpkin spice latte from The Rising Spoon – ok, hear me out. I know there’s like a million of these online, but this Starbucks copycat PSL is vegan, healthier, and that photo looks pretty tempting.

And now for the 10 savory ones…


several slices of rosemary pumpkin bread

Rosemary paleo pumpkin bread from Cotter Crunch – a healthy savory snack, breakfast, or accompaniment to any soup or chili.  

chipotle bourbon pumpkin chili in a white bowl

Chipotle bourbon pumpkin chili from The Endless Meal – pumpkin and bourbon in this comforting chili has me seriously curious!

roasted garlic pumpkin hummus in a bowl beside crackers

Roasted garlic easy pumpkin hummus from Watch What U Eat because hummus is always delicious.

hands holding tray of several pumpkin rolls

Vegan pumpkin bread rolls from Lauren Caris Cooks – I can’t believe how cute and easy to make these are!

two bowls of almond butter pumpkin soup with baguette slices and spoons

Simple almond butter pumpkin soup from Fit Mitten Kitchen – this cozy recipe is ready in only 30 minutes, and it’s also vegan, gluten-free, paleo and even Whole30 compliant.

pumpkin veggie burger on a wooden board

These chipotle pumpkin veggie burgers from Coffee & Crayons are making me hungry. That chipotle spread looks fab!

bowl of pumpkin, mushroom, and spinach pasta with a fork

Pumpkin, mushroom, and spinach pasta from Salt & Lavender – a comforting vegetarian pasta dish that comes together easily and will keep you warm all fall long!

smoked pumpkin ravioli in a blue bowl

Smoked pumpkin ravioli from Vindulge – I haven’t tried pumpkin ravioli before, and now I really want to!

several mushroom quinoa stuffed mini pumpkins in a white casserole dish

Savory mushroom and quinoa stuffed mini pumpkins from Simple Seasonal – these are just too cute for words, so I had to include them in this roundup!

pumpkin risotto in a white bowl with a spoon

Pumpkin risotto from Eating by Elaine – who doesn’t love naturally creamy risotto? Here’s how to pumpkin it up!

So. Which is your favorite? Will you make any of these pumpkin recipes? Let me know in the comments!

Hi! I’m Natasha.

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  1. Hi Natasha! All these pumpkin recipes look so fantastic!! I especially love the Roasted Garlic Pumpkin Hummus and the Mushroom and Quinoa Stuffed Mini Pumpkins! Great round-up! 🙂