It’s Autumn Y’all!

Fall is my favorite time of year. Always has been, always will be. It helps that my birthday is in mid-October and my first born arrived right before Halloween almost 9 years ago.

Cool mornings, falling leaves, clear sunny skies, festivals and of course PUMPKIN OBSESSION! While we are all starting to get over our back to school hangovers, pumpkin everything starts to hit the stores, everyone’s social media sites, blogs, including pumpkin patches pop up overnight.

Pumpkins are the quintessential fall food. Let’s face it! It starts with Halloween and continues into Thanksgiving. One cannot enjoy all things fall without a little bit of that glorious, round orange edible fruit.

Below are 5 of my favorite fall pumpkin recipes that you mamas must add to your online recipe books.

It was not easy narrowing it down however I trust these will satisfy all your taste buds.

1| Classic Pumpkin Roll from Tastes Better from Scratch

First up on my pumpkin recipe go to list this fall is the pumpkin roll…

that’s right! Soft and moist pumpkin cake bread with smooth sweet creamy cheese filling. I know, I know, most people try to avoid making these rolls because they are tricky ad fall apart how

ever Lauren from Tastes Better from Scratch has it down using parchment paper! Please try this for your next Pumpkin recipe, it will not disappoint your family and guests!

2| Creamy White Bean and Turkey Pumpkin Chili from Family Style Food

When the weather starts to cool down, chili is on my family’s go to recipe for quick dinners. I am always looking for different recipes to play around with and this one is a winner. Karen from Family Style Food has compiled this perfect creamy chili with a healthy kick. Chile with pumpkin and turkey and cannellini beans. YUM-MY! You can make this stovetop or slow cooker – either way it will come out as a fave comfort food for fall.

3| Pumpkin Earthquake Cake from A Latte Food

Gooeyness, deliciousness coupled with pecans, coconut and pumpkin! Yes, please! This recipe is fantastic and will satisfy any sweet tooth. It is a very simple recipe to follow and more than worth the effort to make it plus she has a quick video on how to make it – love those! Michelle from A Latte Food shares this life changing earthquake cake. If you have not tried one of these then you must.

4| Thai Pumpkin and Coconut Soup from My Organized Chaos

Soup, I believe, is my favorite food. I can eat it in all seasons. It is so comforting and for the m

ost part fairly good for you. Pumpkin, coconut and curry, YUM! This creamy Thai inspired soup is so delicious. Tammie from My Organized Chaos put together this homemade soup with a little kick. You get to enjoy the creaminess of coconut soup and smoothness of the pumpkin. My family likes a little protein side with this soup so I typically grill some turkey sausage which pairs great. This is one of my favorite soups for fall!

5| Pumpkin Energy Balls from Two Peas and Their Pod

Healthy doesn’t always come to mind when you think of sweet holiday treats, however, Maria and Josh from Two Peas and Their Pod came up with these sweet energy balls. They are made up of oatmeal, flaxseed, chia seeds and pumpkin with no baking required! Just combine all the ingredients and roll a ball then pop them in your mouth. Chocolate ships and pumpkins always go well with each other and now in a healthy way.

What is your favorite, no-fail, go to pumpkin recipe for fall?

Abigail Head
Abigail Head is a native Texan living in Central Austin with her hunky husband, Chad and their two strong willed rugrats. Their 6 year old son, Teak, is a true walking miracle and a strong force to be reckoned with. Sloan, their spunky firecracker and 2 year old daughter, is a fearless monkey on the playground. Abby loves chocolate, antiques, being creative, authentic people, and lots of coffee! She has been in the real estate business for over a decade however these days keeps busy wrangling her two little redheads and tries to find time to do something else she loves, write. Follow her and her family's shenanigans in the little squares on Instagram @theheadhouseatx or her little blog


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