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5 Amazing Vegan Pumpkin Recipes

If you think pumpkin recipes are only for the fall, you are mistaken! Pumpkins are usually prominent during Halloween. Porches of houses as well as the interior are decorated with this round, orange and slightly ribbed skin staple. But if you are making a vegan holiday meal it won’t be complete without a pumpkin recipe somewhere.

Different shapes are carved on its shell and removing the inner contents to replace it with candles. I always remember the years that I spend my Halloween at my grandfather’s place. Grandpa was always meticulous with his decorations and in my opinion, it could put those horror houses to shame. Aside from the pumpkin decorations, once the fall season was over, if there were leftover pumpkins, my grandfather would cook them.

I love spending my days whenever my grandpa would be making pumpkin-infused recipes. During the past week, it was the death anniversary of my grandfather and I began searching for vegan pumpkin recipes. These recipes will make anybody’s taste buds tingle and love vegan recipes more. If you think pumpkin dishes are only for the fall, think again. Check out these five vegan pumpkin recipes below.

pumpkin_1Creamy Vegan Pumpkin & Lentil Soup

Whether you’re carving a Halloween pumpkin or have picked up a cheap squash, use the plentiful flesh and seeds in this soup. You will have to substitute the crème fraîche with vegan cream. But that is easy to find, or make yourself.

Full Recipe Here

 

choc_5F00_pump_5F00_cupcakesSpiced Cupcakes With Cinnamon-Pumpkin Frosting

Finding quality ready-made pumpkin desserts can be tricky, but why go searching for one when you can make your own? Dark chocolate combined with the sweet flavors of pumpkin and cinnamon make for a delectable fall treat! These cupcakes also contain a surprising ingredient that makes the cakes moist and delicious: coconut oil. Enjoy!

Full Recipe Here

There are 3 more amazing vegan pumpkin recipes below. Including a vegan cheesecake, waffles and some amazing vegan ice cream.

 

2015-04-28_2234Gluten-Free Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream

Summer may be over, but we still welcome any chance we get to dig into a big bowl of soft serve––so imagine our excitement at this Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream recipe. It’s official, we’ll be starting our day with a Pumpkin Spiced Latte and ending it with scoop of Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream. Hello fall, we’ve missed you!

Full Recipe Here

 

 

2015-04-28_2237Vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte Waffles

These waffles are my way of giving fall a big fat hug for arriving right on time. Or maybe fall is giving me a hug… either way, there’s a lot of hugging and waffle eating going on, and that’s OK with me. Full Recipe Here

 

Pumpkin-CheesecakeVegan Pumpkin Cheesecake

Sometimes in spring or summer, we wish that it was fall, just so we could make this pumpkin cheesecake! The crust is so gingery and snappy and the filling is so good, you can eat it on its own. Of course, you can serve this at any holiday gathering with pride. It is especially handy because you create it in advance, giving you time to be social and explain to your friends and family why you don’t need cheese in cheesecake. Full Recipe Here

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