It’s pumpkin season. There’s no denying it and not getting around it – even if you wanted to. And really, who would want to? Pumpkin season is delicious. So just in time for your Thanksgiving table or for using up leftovers from carving jack o’lanterns, we present the 2014 FBC Great Pumpkin Recipe Roundup… Part 1. That’s right… so big and so jam packed it’s in two parts. Stop by on Thursday for part 2!
We’re going to get started just like any good day – with breakfast! Pumpkin for breakfast – you bet. These will make you a believer!
Vegan pumpkin granola to start the morning? Yes please! The Rachel and Rachel at the Radiant Rachels have got you covered!
It’s fast becoming a fall classic in it’s own right so why not make yourself your own pumpkin spice latte to get caffeinated in the morning. Angie at Friday Night is Cake Night has perfect recipe.
If coffee isn’t your thing then why not give this Roasted Pumpkin Chai Smoothie from Laureen at Fox In The Kitchen.
Ashleigh from AshleighGrange.com has pumpkin pie energy balls that would make a great add to a breakfast or as a pick me up snack through the day.
Pumpkin Pie Crepes like these ones from Shareba at In Search of Yummyness would make any breakfast or brunch extra special!
Oatmeal is a hearty start to any day and Evelyne at Cheap Ethnic Eatz makes it extra special with this Baked Pumpkin Chocolate Oatmeal.
Another great brunch idea are Jeanine’s gluten-free pumpkin cinnamon rolls that you can find over at The Baking Beauties.
Muffins and breads can be part of breakfast, a snack or a perfect accompaniment to a cup of coffee or tea in the afternoon.
This Nutty Pumpkin Bread from Cindy at Hun What’s For Dinner? just needs a cup of tea to create an instant break from a busy day.
Pumpkin and apricot is a new combo to us but we think it would be great in this Pumpkin Spice Apricot Loaf from Hilary at Cocoa Bean The Vegetable.
Whole Wheat Pumpkin Bread with Maple Pecan Glaze from Stacey and Bake, Eat, Repeat is a perfect combo of nuttiness and pumpkin!
The topping on these pumpkin muffins from the Lauren and John at Hot For Food looks like it’s full of crunchy deliciousness!
When you can combine a doughnut and a muffin like these Pumpkin Spice Doughnut Muffins from Veronica at On Crawford Street you know you’ve got a winner!
If flour doesn’t work for you, these flourless pumpkin pie muffins from Amanda at Running With Spoons might just be what you’re looking for.
As much as we love a sweet muffin, savoury muffins can be just as much of a treat and these pumpkin feta muffins from Carolyne at Ginger and Nutmeg are sure to be a tasty hit.
Let’s move on to some savoury pumpkin dishes that would be a great addition to any Thanksgiving table.
How about starting off the evening with a pre dinner drink like this Autumn Paralyzer with Roasted Pumpkin Infused Vodka that Maegan at Hand-Meyd created.
Pumpkin and curry make a good pairing and we love this pumpkin shrimp curry from Marie and Food Nouveau!
How about pumpkin pickles to start out a meal like these colourful ones from Mama B at My Edible Journey?
Is this not the cutest dinner side dish you’ve ever seen? These cranberry pumpkin rolls by Candy at Dessert by Candy will charm your guests!
If this Roasted Pumpkin Bruschetta with Creamy Ricotta and Caramelized Onions from Kristy at She Eats doesn’t win you over with it’s gorgeous looks, we’re pretty sure it’s flavours will!
Marlene at Life Through The Kitchen Window will get you warmed up with this Curried Pumpkin Coconut Chickpea Soup – another great pumpkin curry combo perfect for cold fall days!
How about serving up some creamy pumpkin chicken in a jack o’lantern shell. That’s just what Mega Foodie Kitchen did!
A big thanks to all the bloggers who contributed to Part 1 of our Great Pumpkin Recipe Roundup. Be sure to pop back by the site on Thursday for Part 2 where we’ll be looking at decadent pumpkin desserts!