Pumpkin Palooza! 35 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes You Need in Your Life

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Simple Pumpkin Soup

If your motto this time of year is “All pumpkin everything,” this one’s for you. We’ve rounded up our favorite Nutrisystem-approved pumpkin recipes, so you can enjoy your favorite fall flavor while you lose weight and get healthy!

Give these pumpkin recipes a go and let us know what you think. And be sure to check out our recipe section for more slimmed-down takes on your favorite seasonal staples!

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1. Skinny Pumpkin Latte

Skinny Pumpkin Latte

Finally! A Pumpkin Latte recipe that we don’t have to feel guilty about!

2. Pumpkin Spice Mug Cake

Pumpkin Spice Mug Cake

Enjoy the quintessential flavors of fall with this delicious and simple Pumpkin Spice Mug Cake.

3. Crustless Pumpkin Pie

Crustless Pumpkin Pie

This Crustless Pumpkin Pie is a delicious way to satisfy that urge to splurge on seasonal staples without ruining your diet.

4. Pumpkin Parfait

Pumpkin Parfait

You’ll love this Pumpkin Parfait so much, you’ll be adding it to your menu far beyond the fall season.

5. Pumpkin Cranberry Crackers

Pumpkin Cranberry Crackers

These Pumpkin Cranberry Crackers feature the best flavors of fall without any of the weight loss diet destruction.

6. Simple Pumpkin Soup

Simple Pumpkin Soup

This Simple and Creamy Pumpkin Soup is exactly that: simple. But just because it’s easy to make doesn’t mean it’s not delicious. Try it once and we guarantee it will become a seasonal staple in your home. Feel free to get creative and slurp this soup out of a scooped out pumpkin!

7. Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie

pumpkin pie protein smoothie

This Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie is a slurp-able twist on a seasonal staple.

8. Skinny Pumpkin Ice Cream

Pumpkin pie ice cream

We all scream for Skinny Pumpkin Ice Cream! It’s guilt-free, totally tasty and only requires four ingredients.

9. Powerhouse Pumpkin Hummus

Powerhouse Pumpkin Hummus

This Powerhouse Pumpkin Hummus is the perfect dish to bring to your fall festivities. All you need to do is roast pumpkin cubes coated in olive oil and spices until golden, then blend with garlic, water and lemon juice. Pair it with our Pumpkin Cranberry Crackers (above) for a full-on pumpkinfest!

10. Slow Cooker Pumpkin Rice Pudding

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Rice Pudding

Nothing says cozy like rice pudding. And for those on Nutrisystem, this cozy Pumpkin Rice Pudding recipe is perfect because it puts a seasonal spin on one of your favorite desserts. It’s a great meal prep option that reminds us of overnight oats!

11. Pumpkin Spice Freezer Fudge

Pumpkin Spice Freezer Fudge

With this Pumpkin Spice Fudge recipe, you can satisfy your fall cravings with a tasty treat that won’t hurt your weight loss progress.

12. Black Bean Quinoa Pumpkin Soup

Black Bean Quinoa Pumpkin Soup

Full of rich pumpkin flavor, this Black Bean Quinoa Pumpkin Soup recipe packs in over 12 grams of protein with powerful quinoa and black beans.

13. Pumpkin Spice Bars

Pumpkin Spice Bars

These Pumpkin Spice Bars are easy to make, absolutely delicious and fill all your pumpkin spice cravings without totally derailing your healthy diet.

14. Mini Pumpkin Cream Cheese Pies

Mini Pumpkin Cream Cheese Pies

Whip up a batch of these Mini Pumpkin Cream Cheese Pies, complete with cream cheese, for a Nutrisystem-approved dessert to top off a meal.

15. Pumpkin Icebox Cake

Pumpkin Icebox Cake

To our list of delicious pumpkin desserts, we’ve made a Pumpkin Icebox Cake recipe that is certain to become a holiday favorite.

16. Instant Pot Pumpkin Risotto

Instant Pot Pumpkin Risotto

Our diet-friendly Instant Pot Pumpkin Risotto will give you all the fall feels. With some basic ingredients and just a few adjustments to your Instant Pot’s settings, you will have a delicious and creamy risotto that will quickly become a fall family favorite.

17. Pumpkin Blondies

Pumpkin Blondies

With only seven simple ingredients and less than 100 calories per serving, these Pumpkin Blondies are the perfect fall treat for your weight loss plan.

18. 3-Step Pumpkin Mousse

3-Step Pumpkin Mousse

Your favorite fall fruit is featured in this simple dessert. Our Pumpkin Mousse recipe is diet-friendly and only requires three easy steps.

19. Air Fryer Pumpkin Pecan Clusters

Air Fryer Pumpkin Pecan Clusters

Featuring pumpkin in three different forms—pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice and pumpkin seeds—these smart and satisfying Pumpkin Pecan Clusters are the perfect addition to your autumn menu.

20. 100-Calorie Pumpkin Muffins

100-Calorie Pumpkin Muffins

Our flourless Pumpkin Muffins feature just nine wholesome ingredients and three simple steps, making them perfect for baking beginners who are trying to eat healthier!

21. Pumpkin Spice Smoothie Bowl

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie Bowl

Indulge in the fragrant flavors of classic pumpkin pie in this creamy, dreamy Pumpkin Smoothie Bowl recipe.

22. Slow Cooker Pumpkin Chicken Chili

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Chicken Chili

Warm up and stay on plan with our Slow Cooker Pumpkin Chicken Chili recipe. In a few steps, you’ll have a hearty pumpkin chili that’s perfect for the fall weather.

23. Pumpkin Pie Applesauce

Pumpkin Pie Applesauce

If you’re craving the delicious tastes of fresh-picked apples and pumpkin pie, this easy Pumpkin Pie Applesauce is a must-try.

24. Pumpkin Spice Latte Protein Shake

Pumpkin Spice Latte Protein Shake

Kick off your fall mornings with this delicious seasonal Pumpkin Spice Latte Protein Shake that can be whipped up with five simple ingredients and in one simple step.

25. Skinny Pumpkin Biscuits with Honey Cinnamon Butter

Skinny Pumpkin Biscuits with Honey Cinnamon Butter

Enjoy one of these warm Pumpkin Biscuits with Honey Cinnamon Butter for a delicious and diet-friendly start to your day or addition to your dinner.

26. Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

Chockful of a homemade sweet cream cheese filling surrounded by a moist pumpkin muffin exterior, one bite of these Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins will instantly transport you to pumpkin bliss!

27. Chocolate Pumpkin Truffle Balls

Chocolate Pumpkin Truffle Balls

These Chocolate Pumpkin Truffle Balls are the perfect healthy sweet treat for Halloween. A blend of pumpkin, cashew butter, maple syrup, almond flour and and pumpkin pie spice are coated in melted chocolate chips. Who needs store-bought candy when you have a nutritious option this delicious?!

28. Skinny Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew

Skinny Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew

It’s that time of the year when every coffee shop and fast-food joint comes out with their own version of the infamous pumpkin spice latte. We know that it can be hard to resist autumn temptations. That’s why we’ve created a Skinny Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew recipe that you can sip on while you slim down this fall.

29. Cream Cheese Pumpkin Roll

Cream Cheese Pumpkin Roll

Roll into pumpkin season with classic baked goods made healthy! Partake in the pumpkin party with this tasty Pumpkin Roll recipe.

30. Healthy Pumpkin Pancakes

healthy pumpkin pancakes

These Healthy Pumpkin Pancakes are perfect for a weekend breakfast or brunch, and the whole family will love them. You could even add some chocolate chips if you’re craving pumpkin chocolate chip pancakes!

31. Healthy Pumpkin Scones with Maple Vanilla Frosting

Healthy Pumpkin Scones with Maple Vanilla Frosting

These Healthy Pumpkin Scones are the perfect fall breakfast or snack. The scones are light and fluffy with a delicious pumpkin flavor, and the frosting is sweet and creamy with a hint of maple.

32. Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

With so many unhealthy pumpkin-flavored products flooding the market, you need a smart snack to satisfy your pumpkin cravings. Our Pumpkin Spice Cookies are made with healthy ingredients and fit easily into your Nutrisystem plan.

33. Mini Pumpkin Cheesecake Bites

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecake Bites

These Mini Pumpkin Cheesecake Bites are the perfect size for a little indulgence, and they’re so easy to make. You and your guests will love them!

34. Pumpkin Banana Bread

Pumpkin Banana Bread

If you thought banana bread couldn’t get any better, our fall-inspired pumpkin version of this classic recipe is sure to blow your mind. This Pumpkin Banana Bread is super flavorful, super moist and super satisfying! You’ve never had pumpkin bread this good.

35. Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

This Pumpkin Spice Smoothie is sure to leave you in complete pumpkin bliss. The best part about it? It can be made in mere minutes, which makes it absolutely perfect for those days when you need a pick-me-up on your way out the door!

After you’ve had enough pumpkin, check out some of our other Favorite Fall Recipes! Then try these healthier versions of our Favorite Fall Desserts.