4 Pumpkin Recipes to Spice Up Your Halloween

Reader Contribution by Mike Lieberman

It’s fall time and Halloween is just a week away. That means there are pumpkins everywhere. Not only are pumpkins great for carving, but they are also great for eating as well.

Here are four recipes using the big orange squash:

Pumpkin Green Smoothie via EatDrinkBetter

This recipe calls for canned pumpkin, but why use that when you have so many fresh ones readily available?

Not feeling the green smoothie? Then check out:

Pumpkin Apple Streusel Muffins via Natural Family Today

You can have this with your breakfast or as a snack during the day. There are many substitutions that can be made as well.

Buckwheat Quinoa Pancakes with Pumpkin Cream Sauce via Choosing Raw

This dish is dairy-, gluten- and sugar-free.

The sweet pumpkin dishes aren’t for you? You might want to make this,

Spicy Pumpkin Hummus via Tree Hugger

And you thought hummus was only boring, ground-up chickpeas.

What is your favorite pumpkin recipe?

Image courtesy of DrBacchus on Flickr

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