8 Ways to Eat Pumpkin All Day Long — Fall Fest
You might not want to turn into a pumpkin at midnight, but odds are you wouldn't mind eating pumpkin all day until then. This fall, get your pumpkin fix with sweet and savory recipes that will take you from breakfast to dinner (not to mention dessert), whether you use fresh pumpkin or canned puree.
Once your alarm blares, heat up your waffle iron first thing for Pumpkin-Chipotle Waffles. This sweet and spicy morning treat comes with a Southwestern-style kick from cayenne-and orange-infused maple syrup.
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Conjure your inner barista by brewing Food Network Kitchen's own take on the Pumpkin Spice Latte at home. Warming and spicy, it has a little pumpkin puree whisked in for extra body — and it'll be a whole lot cheaper than hitting the coffeehouse day in and day out.
Get some midday comfort by cozying up to a bowl of Food Network Magazine's Tortellini with Pumpkin Alfredo. Adding pumpkin puree to beloved Alfredo sauce adds another layer of flavor and nutrients.
If you find yourself carving jack-o'-lanterns in the lead-up to Halloween, be sure to save the seeds. That way, you can roast 'em for an easy, crunchy and addictive snack. Follow our instructions for making Pumpkin Seeds 5 Ways in sweet and savory flavors.
Serving Food Network Magazine's hot Pumpkin Queso Fundido is a crowd-pleasing way to get the party started, especially if you're having company. Use a sugar pumpkin as your dipping vessel and as an ingredient to combine with hot cheese.
Knock back some pumpkin by shaking up Food Network Magazine's Mexican Pumpkin Punch, a sweet drink inspired by a Mexican cocktail and made with pumpkin puree, cinnamon sticks and dark brown sugar. Make it with or without rum.
Sink a spoon into Food Network Magazine's warming Pork and Pumpkin Chili, which works as a nice break from your go-to chili routine. With pumpkin, pork and a splash of beer on board, it has layers of fall flavor your chili bowl has never seen.
A full day of pumpkin eating had better end with dessert. Bake a batch of these Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies, loaded with pumpkin puree and spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and cloves, plus the mandatory scattering of chocolate chips.
Check out more pumpkin recipes from our friends:
The Hungry Traveler: Pumpkin Brown Butter Madeleines
Bacon and Souffle: Pumpkin Lasagna with Sausage, Kale and Parmesan
Homemade Delish: Warm Pumpkin Salad
Creative Culinary: Pumpkin Butter
The Lemon Bowl: 20 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes
Weelicious: Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts
Virtually Homemade: Pumpkin Snickerdoodles
TasteBook: Creamy Pumpkin Mac and Cheese
Dishin & Dishes: Homemade Pumpkin Chai Tea Latte Concentrate
Napa Farmhouse 1885: Spiced Pumpkin Pancakes
Red or Green: Spiced Pumpkin-Chocolate Chip Bars
The Heritage Cook: Roasted Pumpkin, Potato, and Sage (Gluten-Free)
Swing Eats: Pumpkin Panna Cotta with Pumpkin Seed Brittle
Taste with the Eyes: Sultry Pumpkin Soup - Southwest Flavors, Dressed To Kill
Healthy Eats: 5 Healthy Ways to Bake with Pumpkin Puree