15 pumpkin recipes you’ll enjoy just as much as a PSL
In autumn, pumpkin is everywhere, from breakfast classics like pumpkin spice pancakes to the somewhat unexpected lunch and dinner options—hello, creamy pumpkin pasta! And the number of pumpkin-containing foods seems to grow every year. (Just browse the shelves of a Trader Joe’s to see what we’re talking about.)
If you love to cook, try using canned pumpkin purée in some of your own traditional fall recipes: Stir some into chili to add instant thickness and creaminess, or add some to a quick-bread batter as a stand in for some of the recipe’s oil.
Prefer to go by the book? The Points®-friendly pumpkin recipes below will help you get your pumpkin fill thanks to pumpkin pie spices, pumpkin puree, or both.
As long as it’s unsweetened, canned pumpkin purée is a ZeroPoint® food and an excellent source of Vitamin A. Just don’t be fooled by its grocery shelf neighbor, canned pumpkin pie filling; it’s loaded with added sweeteners.
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Leslie Fink, MS, RD, has worked on the WW editorial team for more than 21 years. She plays a key role in food, recipe, and program content, as well as product partnerships and experiences. Leslie helps bring delicious food and meal ideas to WW events, program materials, and more.