7 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes to Try This Fall

Seize the season with these delish dishes.

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Pumpkin Recipes

If you liked pumpkins before pregnancy, you'll love 'em now: The plant is loaded with vitamin A, which helps your baby develop healthy organs. Read on for recipes that help you make the most of the nutritious fall favorite.

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Pumpkin Polenta

Who says comfort food needs to be unhealthy?

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Maple-Glazed Rutabaga with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Don't forget the seeds: Pumpkin seeds pack 5 grams of protein per serving, along with zinc, magnesium and iron, making them one of our 10 (Surprising!) Prenatal Power Foods.

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Pumpkin Custard

Step one: Curl up on the couch. Step two: Find an awesome movie on Netflix. Step three: Eat custard.

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Peanut Butter Pumpkin Bars

These purse-friendly pumpkin bars also have peanut butter, which may reduce your baby's risk of having the nut allergy when she's older.

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Pumpkin Bread

This moist, fiber-loaded loaf is good for breakfast, as a side dish alongside savory soups or simply as a snack, especially when spread with low-fat cream cheese.

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Pumpkin-Spinach Ravioli

A creative dinner dish for the whole fam

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Cranberry-Pumpkin Granola Bars

Perfect for lunch boxes, hiking, after-school snacks or breakfast-on-the-go

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