Fresh Pumpkin or Canned? 11 Healthy Recipes

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A loaf of Brown Pumpkin Bread with one slice removed that is placed on a plain white surface

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This time of year, everyone goes a little pumpkin crazy! Get in on the action with these healthy dishes, which call for either fresh pumpkin or canned (take your pick).

Fresh Pumpkin

It requires a little extra elbow grease to break down fresh pumpkin, but try it once and you'll be hooked.

Pumpkin Bread (above)
Squash Soup in Pumpkin Bowls
Pumpkin Puree

Choose 100% canned pumpkin, not sugary pumpkin-pie filling. It adds a velvety texture that screams "fall" in every bite.

Pumpkin Brulee Cheesecake
Pumpkin Oatmeal
Tell Us: What's your favorite pumpkin recipe?

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