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Spicy Pumpkin Soup(Photo:A Tasty Love Story)

Yes, it’s finally here: pumpkin time!

And the Starbucks latte star ingredient has way more to offer than just its comforting fall flavor. The fiber-rich veggies are loaded with beta-carotene, which gives a healthy boost to your vision, heart health, and immune system, studies show.

So as the leaves start to change, it’s time to take your favorite healthy dishes—from smoothie bowls and hummus to zoodles (noodles made out of spiralized noodles)—and give them a a yummy pumpkin makeover. No lattes required.—Willa Tellekson-Flash

Breakfast

1. Pumpkin Spice Granola

2. Pumpkin Gingerbread Smoothie

3. Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Bowl

Fall-Pumpkin-Smoothie-Bowl(Photo: The Casual Craftlete)

4. Pumpkin Yogurt

5. Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal

6. Spiced Pumpkin + Millet Porridge

7. Chocolate Pumpkin Overnight Oats

8. Pumpkin Coconut Muffins

Snacks

9. Pumpkin Pie Roasted Almonds

10. Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites

11. Roasted Pumpkin Seed Hummus

Roasted-Pumpkin-Seed-Hummus-5(Photo: Half Baked Harvest)

12. Pumpkin Spiced Nut and Seed Bars

13. Pumpkin Almond Butter

14. Rosemary + Roasted Pumpkin Focaccia

Main Dishes

15. Pumpkin Red Lentil Chili

16. Spicy Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Oat Bread(Photo:Pumpkin Oat Bread, Naturally Ella)

17. Roasted Rosemary Pumpkin with Black Rice and Cashews

18. Roasted Pumpkin and Goat Cheese Frittata

19. Satay Pumpkin Zoodles

20. Pumpkin Hummus Quesadillas

Pumpkin Hummus Quesadillas(Photo: Love and Lemons)

21. Baked Pumpkin Risotto

22. Roasted Pumpkin and Peach Salad

23. Lentil Pumpkin Stew

24. Lunchbox Couscous

25. Pumpkin Spiced Salmon

26. Pumpkin-Almond Butter Red Curry Noodles

Pumpkin Almond Butter Curry Noodles(Photo: Salt & Wind)

27. Pumpkin Black Bean Patties

28. Zucchini Pasta with Roasted Pumpkin Spice

Desserts 

29. Pumpkin Rice Pudding

30. Rustic Vegan Oat Crisp Pumpkin Pie

Vegan Pumpkin Pie(Photo: I Love Vegan)

31. Creamy Pumpkin Fudge Cups

32. Pumpkin Oat Bread

33. Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie

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