Fall is one of the best seasons, we can’t help but love the cooler days, colorful leaves, and pumpkin-flavored everything! Fall food is definitely a fan favorite and extremely flavorful, thanks to an orange vegetable (or fruit, depending on who you ask). Besides pumpkin pie and pumpkin spiced lattes, pumpkin can be a very versatile ingredient that can be savory or sweet. If you are trying to get in the fall spirit, here are a few pumpkin recipes to try out yourself.
This is a great breakfast recipe, especially if you are on the go. You can easily eat one of these muffins on your commute to the office, or your child can one on their way to school. This recipe found on PinchofYum.com is a great to use. You’ll find that these muffins are quite clean and wholesome. To make these muffins, you only need five main ingredients; oats, pumpkin, Greek yogurt, maple syrup, and eggs. If you want to make this recipe extra yummy, throw in a few chocolate chips!
Pumpkin Walnut Chili
If you are looking for a warm hearty meal on a brisk fall day, look no further! At first a pumpkin walnut chili may sound a little odd, but trust me, the end result is absolutely delicious. Adding in pumpkin adds in such flavor! To make your life easier, I recommend using an Instant Pot, it will make the cooking process go by so much faster. When preparing your ingredients, make sure to chop up your walnuts pretty finely. You will want the texture to resemble ground meat. When the walnuts are mixed with the other ingredients, the texture becomes undeniably wonderful. Garnish with a little avocado and cilantro and you have a meal that your entire family can enjoy.
Attention pasta lovers! I couldn’t forget about one of the most delicious food groups. Yes, I consider pasta it’s own food group, and for good reason! This pumpkin gnocchi is absolutely pillowy and delicious. Plus, Gnocchi is a pretty fun pasta to make from scratch. When your Gnocchi rises to the top of the water, throw it in a pan and glaze it with this amazing sage butter sauce. Your entire neighborhood will knocking on your front door to see what irresistible smell is drifting from your home.
If you are looking for a recipe on the sweeter side, this is perfect. A pumpkin roll is surprisingly easy to make and they are classic dish beloved by most. Plus they are great addition to any fall potlucks. Who doesn’t love pumpkin and cream cheese filling?