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20 delicious pumpkin recipes that aren't pumpkin pie

20 delicious pumpkin recipes that aren't pumpkin pie

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SALT LAKE CITY — It's October and we're in full pumpkin mode. Bring on the pumpkin spice lattes, the pumpkin bars, the pumpkin pancakes, and everything else pumpkin flavored.

Did you know that pumpkins are grown on every continent (except for Antartica-because there's not much that naturally grows there)? And because they grow all over the world you can find pumpkins in many different cuisines.

Here are 20 recipes pumpkin recipes — some from around the world, others just super creamy and reminiscent of fall — that will easily take you out of the pumpkin pie and pumpkin spice latte box to enjoy the glorious pumpkin in many different ways this season. Plus they're from registered dietitians, which means they're nourishingly delicious.

1. Easy Pumpkin Pasta with Toasted Walnuts and Spinach

(Photo: Marisa Moore)
(Photo: Marisa Moore)

— via Marisa Moore, registered dietitian nutritionist, Marisa Moore Nutrition

2. Pumpkin Bread with Dark Chocolate Chips and Almonds

— via Bonnie Taub-Dix, registered dietitian nutritionist,

3. Crockpot Pumpkin Chili

(Photo: Jodi Danen)
(Photo: Jodi Danen)

— via Jodi Danen, Create Kids Club

4. Pumpkin Overnight Oats with Skyr

— via Tracee Yablon Brenner, registered dietitian,Triad to Wellness

5. Grain Free Pumpkin Sticky Buns

(Photo: Gretchen Brown)
(Photo: Gretchen Brown)

— via Gretchen Brown, registered dietitian, Kumquat

6. Pumpkin Pie Dessert Hummus

—via Kara Hochreiter, registered dietitian nutritionist, Byte Sized Nutrition

7. Chocolate Pumpkin Sunflower Seed Cups

— via Chelsey Amer, registered dietitian nutritionist, C it Nutritionally

8. Pumpkin Empanadas

(Photo: Gretchen Brown)
(Photo: Gretchen Brown)

— via Gretchen Brown, registered dietitian, Kumquat

9. Healthier Pumpkin Pancakes

— via Jessica Levinson, registered dietitian and culinary nutrition expert,

10. Vegan Roasted Pumpkin Soup

— via Jessica Spiro, registered dietitian,

11. Vegan Slow Cooker Pumpkin Curry

(Photo: Kara Lydon)
(Photo: Kara Lydon)

— via Kara Lydon, registered dietitian, The Foodie Dietitian

12. Pumpkin Power Balls

— via Sharon Palmer, registered dietitian,

13. CBD Infused Pumpkin Spice Latte

— via Emily Kyle, registered dietitian nutritionist, Emily Kyle Nutrition

14. Cranberry Pumpkin Muffins

(Photo: Karman Meyer)
(Photo: Karman Meyer)

— via Karman Meyer, registered dietitian, The Nutrition Adventure

15. No Bake Chocolate Dipped Pumpkin Cookies

(Photo: Edwina Clark)
(Photo: Edwina Clark)

— via Edwina Clark, registered dietitian,

16. Spiced Pumpkin Bread

— via Jessica Levinson, registered dietician and culinary nutrition expert,

17. Blender Chipotle Pumpkin Salsa

(Photo: Kara Hochreiter)
(Photo: Kara Hochreiter)

—via Kara Hochreiter, registered dietitian nutritionist, Byte Sized Nutrition

18. Pumpkin & Chicken Crockpot Chili

— via Sarah Schlichter, registered dietitian, Bucketlist Tummy

19. Pumpkin Cheesecake Mousse

(Photo: Chef Julie Harrington)
(Photo: Chef Julie Harrington)

—via Chef Julie Harrington, registered dietician,

20. Hearty Beef & Bean Pumpkin Chili

— via Jennifer Hunt, registered dietitian nutritionist, Healthy Inspiration

Bonus:pumpkin cranberry granola

— via Catherine Brown, plant-based chef & culinary nutritionist, A Seat at My Table.

Take these fun, tasty, and fall-centric pumpkin recipes and enjoy autumn!

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Rebecca is a registered dietitian nutritionist who specializes in helping women find happiness and feel comfortable in their skin by empowering them to nourish their minds and their bodies. She runs a Salt Lake City-based nutrition business called Nourish Nutrition Co. Download her complimentary list of healthy foods to save you hours in the kitchen each week at


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