30 Sweet and Savory Pumpkin Recipes the Whole Family Will Love
Pumpkin is popping up everywhere these days — lattes, doughnuts, and more! But you don't have to head to Starbucks or Dunkin' Donuts to taste the sweet gourd. We've found main dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and delicious desserts loaded with real pumpkin, an ingredient you can feel great about feeding your kids. Along with having a naturally sweet flavor, pumpkin is packed with antioxidants, vitamins C and A, and protein. Toss together a creamy pasta dish or savory soup or bake a batch of pumpkin cookies that will have your family clamoring for more.
Cream Cheese Frosted Pumpkin Bars
Just say yes to these decadent pumpkin bars from Handmade Charlotte.
Pumpkin and Spinach Smoothies
For an unexpected pumpkin preparation, serve it up in a frothy smoothie — along with a vitamin-packed hit of spinach.
Pumpkin Ice Cream Sandwiches
It may be getting chilly outside, but Handmade Charlotte's pumpkin ice cream sandwiches pop a bit of Fall into a classic frozen treat.
Pumpkin Twinkies With Cream Cheese Marshmallow Filling
Forget those reintroduced store-bought dessert snacks. These pumpkin Twinkies with cream cheese marshmallow filling from Confessions of a Cookbook Queen are so much better. Source: Confessions of a Cookbook Queen
Gluten-Free Pumpkin Cupcakes
Have a child who's gluten-free? She won't miss out this Fall season with our recipe for pumpkin cupcakes. Since they're full of sweet spice and just enough sugar, no one will know they are gluten-free. Oh, and they are vegan too.