6 Not-So-Scary Pumpkin Recipes

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With oodles of potassium, vitamin A, and antioxidants, pumpkin is a great way to sneak veggies into your child's diet. Here are some simpler recipes to work into your family's foods. 
Dane Tashima
Dane Tashima

Pumpkin Horchata

1. In a blender combine 1 and 1/2 cups rice milk, 1 frozen banana, 1/3 cup canned pumpkin, 1/4 cup cooked brown rice, 1/2 tsp. vanilla, and 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon.

2. Cover and blend until smooth.

3. Garnish with a sprinkle of ground cinnamon. Makes two smoothies. 

By Monica Pierini from Parents Latina Magazine

Pumpkin Mac 'n Cheese

Adding pumpkin puree to this family fave amps up both the flavor and nutrition. Heat up any leftovers for lunch the next day.

Put an autumn spin on your pasta dinner with this recipe for Pumpkin Mac 'n' Cheese. In just a few simple steps, enjoy a dish with seasonal flavors that passes the test of any choosy eaters at home.

Bobbi Lin
Bobbi Lin

Pumpkin and Chicken Curry with Basmati Rice

Pumpkin makes this dish milder-tasting, so it's a great first curry for kids.

Bobbi Lin
Bobbi Lin

Spiced Pumpkin Dip

Double this snack for the class party! It's fast, delish, and gluten- and nut-free.

Bobbi Lin
Bobbi Lin

Pumpkin Wonton Ravioli with Brown Butter and Sage Sauce

Pick up wonton wrappers for the recipe (we like Nasoya for its simple ingredients list) in the produce section of the supermarket, near the bagged salad greens. 

Find out how to make Pumpkin Wonton Ravioli. Make this delicious fall recipe in just a few simple steps.

Bobbi Lin
Bobbi Lin

Kale Salad with Pumpkin Vinaigrette

Sweet dressing, crunchy pumpkin seeds, and a little feta cheese help the kale go down!

With fall just around the corner, this Kale Salad with Pumpkin Vinaigrette is a must!

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