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25 Must Try Pumpkin Recipes to Feed Your Addiction


The temperatures are cooler, the leaves are changing colours, and the changing of the season has you dreaming of everything pumpkin.

I’ve rounded up 25 must-try pumpkin recipes for your eating pleasure, plus a link for how to process them if you grow your own.  From main courses and pasta to desserts and more, there’s sure to be something to feed your pumpkin addiction.

Pumpkin Processing Basics

If you grew pumpkins yourself this year, be sure to start your search here with this guide to processing your own pumpkins.  If you live in a colder climate like I do, you’ll have to pick them before the first frost and let them ripen indoors.

Don’t throw away those pumpkin seeds!  Make them into a delicious snack that your kids will love.

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Main Course

Pumpkin is fabulous in soups, stews, chilli and more!

You can make your pasta with it. . .

or the sauce.

Side Dishes

Here’s some delicious ways to make pumpkin the star of your table.

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Breads, Biscuits, and Muffins

Easily add moisture, nutrition, and flavour to your bread, biscuits, and muffins.


Go beyond the typical pumpkin pie.  In our family, our favourite pumpkin pie isn’t actually made with pumpkin!

and finally, a replacement for that drink you love to buy at your local coffee shop. . .

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Feed your pumpkin and pumpkin spice addiction with these 25+ must-try pumpkin recipes. Breads, desserts, pumpkin seeds, main courses and pasta ideas for every taste and meal.

Kristen Raney

Kristen Raney

Kristen is a former farm kid turned urban gardener who owns the popular gardening website, Shifting Roots.  She is obsessed with growing flowers and pushing the limits of what can be grown in her zone 3b garden.  She also loves to grow tomatoes, but oddly enough, dislikes eating them raw.

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Hi, I'm Kristen and I help new gardeners learn to grow their own vegetables and beautify their yards. I also share recipes that use all that delicious garden produce. Grab a coffee (and your gardening gloves) and join me for gardening tips, simple recipes, and the occasional DIY, all from the lovely city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

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