Spotted: Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte, and 17 More Pumpkin Recipes

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

This pumpkin spice latte doesn’t come from Starbucks, and it DEFINITELY doesn’t cost four dollars, and instead of dicey “pumpkin” flavoring and artificial sweeteners, it contains pumpkin–actual pumpkin!–and real spices and sweetener.

Yum, right?

Check out Averie Cooks for the recipe for this REAL pumpkin spice latte, but save some pumpkin puree so that you can also try these other real pumpkin recipes:

1. dehydrated seed crackersGrind up pumpkin seeds and add them to these raw crackers–you’ll definitely get your daily dose of fiber!

2. healing pumpkin soupEat this soup, and you will feel so much better.

3. pumpkin and cauliflower gratinHere’s another savory pumpkin recipe!

4. pumpkin chocolate chip cookiesKnow what I call two pumpkin chocolate chip cookies and a big glass of almond milk? Lunch.

5. pumpkin green smoothiePumpkin puree is the perfect texture for blending into a smoothie.

6. pumpkin soupCoconut milk and curry mix with pumpkin in this yummy, filling soup.

7. pumpkin and pancetta soup: Rather have some bacon in your soup? Here you go!

8. pumpkin spice cookiesThey’re like pumpkin pie in cookie form.

9. pumpkin-walnut pateYes, you can even make pumpkin into a delicious dip.

10. roasted pumpkin seedsIt’s dead easy to roast pumpkin seeds, and they’re super delicious!

11. spicy chocolate pumpkin cakeIf pumpkin and chocolate aren’t already best friends, then they should be.

12. vegan chocolate pumpkin loafSee, what was I telling you? Chocolate and pumpkin are BEST FRIENDS!!!

13. vegan pumpkin breadEverything is better in loaf form, wouldn’t you agree?

14. vegan pumpkin French toastPumpkin for breakfast!!!

15. vegan pumpkin oatmeal cookiesPumpkin blends well with a surprising number of other foods, including oatmeal.

16. vegan pumpkin piePumpkin pie is a lot less heavy without the eggs and cream.

17. vegan pumpkin pie browniesBrownies with pumpkin is a brilliant idea.

How about you–got any great go-to pumpkin spice latter recipes or other yummy pumpkin reicipes? Link to them in the Comments below!

[pumpkin latte image via Averie Cooks]

Written by Julie Finn

I'm a writer, crafter, Zombie Preparedness Planner, and homeschooling momma of two kids who will hopefully someday transition into using their genius for good, not the evil machinations and mess-making in which they currently indulge. I'm interested in recycling and nature crafts, food security, STEM education, and the DIY lifestyle, however it's manifested--making myself some underwear out of T-shirts? Done it. Teaching myself guitar? Doing it right now.

Visit my blog Craft Knife for a peek at our very weird handmade homeschool life; my etsy shop Pumpkin+Bear for a truly odd number of rainbow-themed beeswax pretties; and my for links to articles about poverty, educational politics, and this famous cat who lives in my neighborhood.

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