Healthy Pumpkin Recipes feature everything from breakfast and snacking to savory and dessert recipes using pumpkin. Find some new seasonal baking and cooking favorites!
I am a pumpkin lover through and through.
I buy and use canned pumpkin ALL year long, not just in the fall and winter months or for holiday baking.
Oh no. We have pumpkin flavored treats in my house no matter the season.
And as we head into those peak pumpkin months, I wanted to share some of our favorite healthy pumpkin recipes that I make again and again.
We’ve got pumpkin breakfast recipes, pumpkin snacks and breads and anytime recipes, as well as some savory pumpkin recipes and pumpkin desserts.
Pumpkin all the time, every day!
You might also want to check out my category of healthy fall baking for tons more treats to whip up.
OK, let’s get into it.
Many of the recipes below are mine, from this site, but I’ve also included some recipes from others.
(And if you have favorites that you make year after year, please leave a comment below and share them! More pumpkin for everyone!)
Breakfast Pumpkin Recipes
Baked Pumpkin Donut Holes are light and fluffy on the inside, with a crispy cinnamon sugar coating, for a warm fall breakfast treat that’s hard to resist!
Healthy Pumpkin Waffles are fluffy on the inside with an irresistible crispy edge on the outside. They’re whole wheat and naturally sweetened for a delicious warm and cozy fall breakfast treat!
Whole Wheat Pumpkin Pancakes are light, fluffy and full of warm spices and pumpkin flavor. They are naturally sweetened (and can be made vegan) and are perfect for a delicious fall breakfast!
Chocolate Pumpkin Granola is an easy recipe you can make ahead and have on hand for breakfast or snacking. It’s naturally gluten-free and vegan.
Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal with Chocolate Chips is a fall breakfast favorite and a fun and tasty way to start the day! Naturally gluten-free with a vegan option.
Anytime Pumpkin Recipes
Healthy Pumpkin Bread is super moist and light, with tons of warm pumpkin and spice flavors throughout. This 1-bowl recipe is whole wheat and naturally sweetened, with some optional chocolate chips for a little fun.
Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffins are a 1-bowl recipe with muffins that are moist and delicious! They are naturally sweetened, 100% whole wheat and perfect for a healthy fall breakfast or snack!
Pumpkin Applesauce Bread is whole wheat, naturally sweetened and has a crunchy streusel crust. It's perfect for a fun fall breakfast or snack!
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins are 100% whole wheat and naturally sweetened with no oil or butter needed. They are great for a delicious, healthy snack!
Peanut Butter Pumpkin Muffins are whole wheat, naturally sweetened and make a great snack anytime of day! Can add chocolate chips for a chocolate fix.
Pumpkin Protein Energy Balls are a quick and easy fall treat with just 6 wholesome ingredients. Perfect for snacking or after a workout!
Pumpkin Cranberry Energy Balls are an easy no-bake (and gluten-free) snack full of wholesome ingredients and yummy fall flavors!
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Oat Bars are a delicious healthy snack to enjoy anytime! They are easy to make, gluten-free and can be made vegan.
Savory Pumpkin Recipes
Pumpkin Mac and Cheese with Bacon is deliciously creamy, has a hint of warm spice and is topped with a buttery breadcrumb mixture and crisp bacon. Perfect for a comforting fall or winter dish!
Pumpkin White Bean Chili is a vegetarian and gluten-free chili that comes together in just 30 minutes and has both pumpkin puree and pumpkin beer!
Pumpkin Risotto is a creamy, gorgeous risotto with smoky bacon and fragrant sage.
Easy Pumpkin Soup is fast, easy and so comforting. This vegan recipe uses coconut milk to make it extra silky and delicious.
Creamy Pumpkin Casserole has pumpkin, spinach, and chicken and is topped with a delicious sauce and baked to perfection. It’s paleo and Whole30 and can be made dairy-free.
Pumpkin Dessert Recipes
Pumpkin Cookies with Orange Icing are unbelievably soft and pillowy with a sweet, delicious icing that hardens on top. These addictive cookies are perfect for fall!
Pumpkin Rice Krispies are a fun and festive treat for fall and Halloween. Easy to make, with different ways to decorate, they are sure to be a kid and adult favorite!
Healthy Pumpkin Pie is made from scratch and naturally sweetened with pure maple syrup.
Banana Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies are a soft, naturally sweetened cookie with warm pumpkin flavor! These yummy cookies are gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan and healthy enough to enjoy as a breakfast cookie!
Chocolate Pumpkin Cake is moist, rich and decadent but made with wheat flour and no butter or oil. You'd never know it's healthier!
Banana Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake has rich chocolate flavor, a hint of cinnamon and bakes up tall and thick for a delicious fall dessert!
Anyone else feeling the pumpkin love? 🎃🎃
I hope you find some new favorite healthy pumpkin recipes to add to your regular rotation and to try this season. Or any season. 😉