When the temperatures start to drop, I begin to crave everything pumpkin spice. Call me basic, but I love the flavors of fall! These healthy vegan pumpkin spice recipes are all free of dairy, egg, and meat. And, there is no compromise on flavor.
There is a good mix of savory and sweet recipes on this list. Whether you’re craving pumpkin spice muffins or a warm and hearty soup, one of these recipes will surely tick all the boxes.
It wouldn’t be pumpkin season without a warm pumpkin soup. Typically, pumpkin soup is made with dairy milk or heavy cream. This vegan version uses coconut milk for that velvet-smooth texture. All of the warming spices come together to compliment the flavor of the pumpkin in this healthy veggie-packed soup recipe.
These healthy pumpkin protein balls from Savor the Spoonful are packed with flavor and protein for your mid-day boost. They come together in only 15 minutes, and there is no baking required! If you are craving something pumpkin-y to munch on during your morning commute, make a batch of these protein balls the night before.
Overnight oats are one of my favorite things to eat for breakfast. This recipe from Delightful Adventures will curb any of your pumpkin spice cravings. Many overnight oat recipes use Greek yogurt for protein. But, this recipe uses hemp seeds. Hemp seeds give you a nice serving of protein to help keep you feeling full for longer.
We have all heard of smoothie bowls, but you have you ever had a pumpkin smoothie bowl? Typically, smoothie bowls are a refreshing summertime breakfast or treat. This pumpkin version is sweet and creamy with all the pumpkin flavor you’re craving.
These vegan oven baked pumpkin pancakes are also known as “sheet pan cakes”. Not only are they vegan, but they have very little sugar added and a whole lot of pumpkin puree. For some reason, I always have a bit of difficulty making pancakes on the stovetop. These baked pancakes are a whole lot easier, and they taste delicious!
Skip buying the muffin from your local coffee shop and whip up a batch of these healthy pumpkin muffins instead. Made with oat flour, applesauce and nut butter, you can’t go wrong with these muffins from My Quiet Kitchen. They make for the perfect breakfast on the go, or a quick snack in the middle of the day.
Taking a step away from all the breakfasts and baked goods, this healthy risotto is the perfect side dish that incorporates pumpkin. You can throw it together in just 20 minutes. Serve it as a savory side or a main dish.
I love chili and I consider it a staple cool weather meal. This chili from Planted in the Kitchen is completely vegan and it’s packed with veggies, including pumpkin! What is even better? It’s a one-pot meal! So, less mess in the kitchen.
Stuffed shells are typically pretty heavy as they are traditionally made with cheese and sometimes meat. This healthy (and lighter) version is made with creamy pumpkin and firm tofu. There are no compromises on flavor and texture here! If you are looking for a surprisingly tasty dinner or lunch that brings together all the comforting flavors and feels of fall, check out this recipe from Plant Based on a Budget.
This pumpkin lentil soup from Posh Plate is incredibly cozy and filling. Lentils add texture and protein to this dish, making it a great option for a cozy night indoors. It’s completely vegan and velvety smooth.
Do you know how good pumpkin and banana taste together? This healthy banana bread brings these flavors together with just 10 minutes of prep time. A recipe from the Picky Eater Blog, you can’t go wrong toasting up one of these pieces of bread for breakfast. It’s also a great midnight snack.
I love a good energy bite, and these pumpkin pie energy bites are great for on-the-go. They are a no-bake treat from Sticks Scratch Kitchen. And, they even have a creamy and sweet icing to top them off.
I love cooking with tofu because it’s so incredibly versatile. You can use it for breakfast scrambles, stir-fry, or even desserts like this tofu pumpkin pie. This recipe from The Top Meal is a great addition to any holiday dessert table. And, it’s incredibly easy to make with minimal ingredients.
If you have never made “nice cream” then you are really missing out! It’s amazing how far a frozen banana can go. If you are looking for a cool and tasty treat that checks all the “pumpkin spice” boxes off, try this pumpkin pie nice cream from The Avocado Skillet.
It took me awhile to hop on board the chia pudding train, but once I did, I was hooked. It’s so incredibly easy to make chia pudding, and I had no idea what I was missing out on. This recipe from I Food Real is a healthy breakfast the entire family can enjoy.
Pumpkin and sage are truly a match made in heaven. This creamy vegan pasta is filling, fresh tasting, and very savory. It’s perfect for dinner, lunch, and picky eaters.
Filled with warming spices and pumpkin flavor, this baked oatmeal is another breakfast that is great for grab-and-go. It takes about 30 minutes, and it’s a great option for freezing. Head over to Sunglow Kitchen to try this gluten-free and vegan pumpkin baked oatmeal.
This is an easy recipe from Tasty Thin for the Instant Pot that uses canned pumpkin and coconut milk. It’s very simple to make and uses just a few ingredients. So, now that soup season is approaching, give this recipe a shot for a comforting and warming meal.
Sometimes, I prefer to drink my breakfast rather than eat it. I may be the odd one out, but this protein shake is the perfect breakfast for the blustery fall months. It’s a versatile recipe from Begin with Balance, and a great way to start your day.
Let me know which of these healthy, vegan pumpkin spice recipes you plan on trying first. I know I’m ready for pumpkin spice season, and these tasty recipes are the perfect way to get the season going!