By Lizzie Vasquez
When pumpkin-flavored everything hits stores, you know it is the start of fall. National Pumpkin Day is conveniently around the corner, so we are bringing you a few healthy ways you can celebrate!
Pumpkin is not only found in pie and spiced lattes; in fact, it is packed with nutrients. Pumpkin contains vitamin A, which can improve immunity and sharpen vision. This low-calorie gourd is about 90 percent water and is a perfect way to stay hydrated.
Perfect as a post-workout snack or a nutrient-packed breakfast, pumpkin energy balls allow you to celebrate without the sugar-coated guilt. It is the perfect on-the-go fall snack.
Feel free to indulge in this healthy recipe. With only six ingredients, it is a great substitute for those high-calorie holiday breads you would buy in stores.
Bonus: this bread can be gluten free if you use gluten free oats!
You will feel like a gourmet chef with this easy, from-scratch recipe. This creamy soup is loaded with pure, healthy ingredients and satisfies all pumpkin-hungry tummies. It is the perfect recipe for cooler fall days.
Grab a handful of these classic fall seeds and fill up on a more wholesome snack than chips. This simple recipe outlines the best way to roast pumpkin seeds.
For those feeling a little ambitious, this overnight oatmeal is the perfect when to celebrate National Pumpkin Day. You prep this healthy breakfast the night before to enjoy in the morning. Not a bad wake-up call!