What is the one ingredient that you think of when you hear the perfect fall treat? Pumpkin! Everywhere you turn there is a new pumpkin-flavored version of just about everything from drinks to pies and more. So why not get creative in the kitchen because creating your own healthified gluten-free version is fun! Here are my top pumpkin recipes for you to try this season to help infuse your homes with the spicy scent of fall and feed you and your loved once some seriously comforting deliciousness.
Move over Pumpkin Spice Lattes, I’ve created an amazing Pumpkin Cocktail recipe for you that is perfect for the fall! I serve this cozy drink in a cinnamon-sugar rimmed martini glass on a dessert plate with some graham crackers on the side so it’s kind of like a liquid pumpkin pie and the perfect ending to a festive meal. Check out my Instagram, if you’d like to follow along with a video of me creating the cocktail!
These bars are a perfect fall treat. Inside the pan comes ooey-gooey white chocolate pumpkin bars with cream cheese frosting. This recipe is everything you want in a fall dessert – moist, satisfying and full of pumpkin spice flavor. Adding in the white chocolate adds a decadent touch, which you could totally omit for a less calorie-dense and dairy-free version. This just might be your new go-to Thanksgiving dessert.
My mom is the master of these soft and chewy, cake-textured pumpkin spice cookies! In a healthified version, I took her recipe and spun it to be a gluten-free take which I’m delighted to share it with you now: a you-wouldn’t-know-it’s-good-for-you version that mimics Mom’s original recipe.
Why stop at lattes and cocktails when it comes to pumpkin-themed food? Check out these pumpkin-spice pancakes! The flour makes it a heavier, more filling choice for chilly mornings. The aroma and the flavors are divine for a festive fall. The best part is that your kitchen will smell like pumpkin pie all morning!
If you like to get festive for the fall with pumpkin spice-flavored food, look no further than these delicious pumpkin chocolate chip bars created by my friend Stacie at Sugar Face Bakes! Enjoy them as an indulgent breakfast bar or serve accompanied by your coffee or as a dessert. The best part is they are gluten-free while the spices blend together to create a cozy fall feeling. Plus the pumpkin puree is rich in nutrients and Vitamin A.