Seasonal Ingredient: Pumpkin

Fall is here, and so are all the best foodie holidays! The star ingredient of the season--pumpkin--features in all these diverse dishes, perfect for sharing or saving all for yourself.

August 2, 2017

Childhood Favorites

Pumpkin Mac and Cheese

Candid Appetite

The best way to make people like anything is to drench it in butter and cheese and cover it in a creamy sauce. Throw in some pasta and you are golden.

Pie Not Make it a Cheesecake?

Pumpkin Cheesecake


Complete your healthy holiday with this twist on traditional pumpkin pie: smooth, rich, and delicious pumpkin cheesecake in a super easy-to-make homemade gingersnap crust!

Jack of All Trades

Pumpkin Mousse with Toffee Crunch

Just Jan's

Fall means cool breezes and lots of pumpkin recipes coming at us. This beautiful dessert idea is far from “just another pumpkin dessert.” Creamy, crunchy, sweet, and spicy all in one lovely goblet!

Spooky Sips

Vegan Pumpkin Smoothie with Soot Sprites


This smoothie is actually vegan, so it’s cute AND healthy for you!

Stud Muffins

Cinnamon Spice Pumpkin Mini Muffins

Mom Loves Baking

Moist, melt-in-your-mouth pumpkin muffins that are dipped in butter and cinnamon sugar. Plus, they’re gluten-free and low in refined sugar.

Super Salad

Quinoa Salad with Roasted Pumpkin


Quinoa is considered a superfood, high in fiber and protein, and full of antioxidants!

Feeling Saucy

Pumpkin Alfredo Sauce Pasta

Primavera Kitchen

This easy, homemade, creamy Alfredo sauce is made with the most popular fall ingredient--pumpkin. Bring a traditional Alfredo sauce to the next level and make it for a cozy dinner. If you love fall flavors, it is the sauce for you.

Waffle-y Yummy

Pumpkin Pie Waffles

Margaret's Dish

These festive waffles are full of rich, pumpkin flavor!

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino


Make autumn a little better with this homemade pumpkin spice frap! This is indulgence you can make anytime without even having to leave the house.

Greeking Out

Pumpkin Loukoumades


Loukoumades can be considered the Greek version of a donut. Light, airy, and perfectly crisp golden dough gets coated in honey, cinnamon, and walnuts for what is one of our very favorite Greek treats.

Quiet as a Mousse

Pumpkin Mousse Pie


If you are someone who does not like pumpkin pie, this mousse pie will absolutely change your mind. You won't be able to talk over mouthfuls of this sweet dessert!

Raising the Bar

Pumpkin Spice Granola Bars

Garlic & Zest

These crispy, chewy granola bars are a great breakfast or mid-afternoon snack.

Slice of Heaven

Pumpkin Pecan Streusel Torte

Once Upon A Chef

With a tender pecan crust, pumpkin pie filling, and crunchy oat streusel topping, it’s like a cross between pumpkin pie and coffee cake.

Wingin' It

Pumpkin Honey-Ginger Baked Wings

Climbing Grier Mountain

The sauce for these wings is spicy with a splash of Thanksgiving flare. Plus, the chicken is baked not fried. What more could you want?

Nutritious Nibbles

Gluten-Free Chocolate Pumpkin Bites

Lemons and Basil

These Gluten-Free Chocolate Pumpkin Bites are a tasty yet healthy snack, full of whole oats, cashew meal, pumpkin, and dark chocolate!

Breakfast Bites

Pumpkin Cranberry Granola with Soy Nuts

Lemons and Basil

This Pumpkin Cranberry Granola with Soy Nuts is the perfect way to kick-start your day, loaded with wholesome ingredients, with both flavor and nutrition!

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