4 Unbelieveable Things to Do With Pumpkin

November 19, 2014

It's the season for pumpkins! There isn't much out there can isn't somehow flavored with the seasonal flavor of pumpkin spice. With all the pumpkin swirling in cups across the country, we wanted to remind you all that there are plenty of other things to use this healthy and tasty vegetable in. As an ingredient, pumpkin has truly shown itself to be a good one. Now, try some of these not so well known ways to use it. Stock up on any canned pumpkin that comes up on sale right now. It's great for any time of year and now is the time to buy it. 

Pumpkin Pie Parfait

 

From I Love Vegan

Smooth and sweetly spicy, this is a dessert that tastes a bit sinful but it actually healthy! We love that it is so full of fiber and iron, and tastes like a million bucks. Start your day with this gluten and soy free breakfast that is a true taste of fall. 

Oatmeal Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

From Averie Cooks

Is it a dessert or a healthy breakfast?  You decide, with these tasty muffins. The chocolate is sweet and the pumpkin makes them soft and rich. Enjoy these muffins as a breakfast, they are filled with oatmeal so they are sort of a handheld treat that is good enough to keep your little chefs full until lunch. 

Pumpkin Peanut Butter Chip Pancakes

From Appetites Anonymous

If you are going to eat breakfast, why not make it a pumpkin filled one. They will be kep moist and rich from the pumpkin inside, and a light sprinkle of cinnamon makes them irresistible. Don't forget the real maple syrup to make them perfect! 

Apple Pumpkin Spicy Sausage Lasagna

From Fabtastic Eats

Lasagna is much more than noodles and tomatoes. This one boasts the heavenly flavors of pumpkin and turkey sausage, apples and brussels sprouts. So many flavors and seasonings make this tastier than anything you could ever imagine a pumpkin recipe would be. 

 

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