It’s almost Thanksgiving (and Friendsgiving!). If you love pumpkin but aren’t a huge fan of pie, we’ve got 10 delicious recipes that will allow you to incorporate this season’s healthy and delicious staple in your diet without any pie baking required.

10 Pumpkin Based Recipes

1. Brussel Sprouts, Pumpkin, and Apple Hash

Serve this autumn-inspired dish as a side or as it’s own meal topped with something yummy like a fried egg or a turkey burger.

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2. Pumpkin Mashed Potatoes

A twist on an all-time favorite. Who know a comfort food could get even more flavorful and delicious?

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3. Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Wow your friends and family with a decadent pumpkin dessert that doesn’t come in a pie dish. Perfect with coffee after dinner (assuming you still have room left!).

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4. Roasted Baby Pumpkins

We love this dish because it tastes and looks like pumpkin. Serve as a stunning side alongside a roasted chicken or another fall favorite meal.

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5. Cheesy Pumpkin Chipotle Corn Grits with Garlic Roasted Veggies

Feeling extra adventurous some fall day? Try out this delicious gluten-free pumpkin dish that’s loaded with flavors and nutrients.

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6. Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Chili

What’s better than homemade chili on a cold winter day? Coming home to find that the chili’s practically made itself! This fall all-star has been turned up a notch thanks to the pumpkin ingredient. Enjoy while cozying up on the couch with the game on!

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7. Pumpkin Muffins

Moist, soft, decadent, and definitely a treat, these muffins are a hit at any get-together, office party, or post-pumpkin-picking picnic.

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8. Whole Wheat Pumpkin Pancakes

A hearty and scrumptious way to start a special day, these pancakes will be a hit around your house on a fall Sunday morning.

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9. Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Save those seeds after Jack-o-Lantern making! Roasted pumpkin seeds are rich in antioxidants and great to have around the house for snacks or to add to cereal, granola, yogurt, and salads.

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10. Roasted Pumpkin Salad with Honey and Balsamic Dressing

Did we mention pumpkins are an excellent source of magnesium, Vitamin E, Vitamin A, fiber, and potassium? Add these micronutrients to your next salad by making this recipe.

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Did we forget your favorite pie-free way to use pumpkin? Let us know in the comments below, and be sure to share this list with your other pumpkin-loving pals!

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