Welcome fall with these hand-selected vegan pumpkin recipes! From sweet treats to savory dinner ideas, this selection offers easy to make, crowd-pleasing and nutritious goodness you’ll make over and over again.
‘Tis the season for all things pumpkin, right?
If you love fall as much as we do, then get ready for our list of the best vegan pumpkin recipes — including easy weeknight dinners, delicious pies and cakes, meal prep-friendly pumpkin breakfast ideas, and much more.
Try this 30-minute plant-based dinner when pumpkin is in season! Together with some baby corn, broccoli and mushrooms, it makes for a great veggie side smothered in a flavorful homemade stir-fry sauce. Serve over rice and top with cashews!
This colorful and flavorful salad is everything you love about fall in one bowl! Roasted pumpkin, onion and caramelized pears with tangy vegan feta, crunchy walnuts and pomegranate seeds on a bed of greens, drizzled with vegan honey mustard dressing.
Fudgy and with just the right balance of chocolate and pumpkin, these flourless vegan brownies are a must-try this fall! They are easy to make with simple and wholesome ingredients, stay delicious in the fridge for days on end and pair wonderfully with a cup of coffee or tea.
Add some extra vegetables to your fall treats by making this wholesome pumpkin bread pudding. It consists of different delicious layers that are made from simple ingredients, such as bread, pumpkin puree, chopped nuts, pumpkin pie spice, and plant-based milk of choice. Yes, please!
A treat that is seasonal and decadent yet packed with nutritious ingredients! This pumpkin pie smoothie offers the best fall flavors in each sip. Pumpkin puree, almond butter, banana, and almond milk are the main components!
Chili is the perfect hearty dinner idea for cold days. Add pumpkin into the mix and you have yourself a nourishing and fall-approved meal you can enjoy for days and days! Try this veggie-packed recipe that’s like a hug in a bowl.
Would you like it if your breakfast tasted like pumpkin pie? Make this flavor-packed vegan pumpkin baked oatmeal. It requires only 15 minutes or prep time and can be reheated easily for a couple of days!
If you have a bit extra time on your hands, make these fall-approved vegan ravioli! Filled with sweet and spicy pumpkin filling and tangy ricotta cheese, they make for such a special dinner idea and can be prepared in larger batches.
These beautiful no-bake vegan pumpkin pie tarts are easy to make with just a few ingredients. Vibrantly orange and so tasty, they make for the perfect Fall dessert or holiday treat that the whole family will love.
This wonderful baking recipe guarantees 100% fall vibes! These easy-to-make knots look gorgeous, are packed with flavor and feature hints of zesty orange. They are customizable so you can use the ingredients you have on hand and like the most!
Impress your guests or family with this customizable fall-inspired vegan appetizer platter! Decorate any wooden cutting board with roasted pumpkin, crunchy veggies, sliced apples, fresh figs, olives, crackers and lots of colorful vegan dips.
Looking for a beautiful baking recipe that’s both made with pumpkin and can double as a Halloween treat? These easy mini pumpkin bundt cakes can be topped with ghoulish green vegan buttercream and decorated with little candy eyes if you like.
Only 7 ingredients are needed for these delicious refined sugar-free pumpkin truffles! In about 45 minutes total (including rest time), you can enjoy these easy fall-inspired treats for up to 2 weeks when stored in the fridge.
This vegan pumpkin cheesecake is everything you want a fancy fall dessert to be! Featuring a cozy gingerbread crust, creamy pumpkin filling and maple pecan pie topping, this recipe is indulgent and beyond delicious.
We can’t get enough pumpkin soup for dinner during fall! This easy recipe results in a super creamy, hearty, filling and perfectly spiced soup that’s ready to enjoy in about 30 minutes. It’s packed with lentils, herbs, coconut milk and is easily customizable.
Flaky, cheesy and super yummy, these vegan scones are a wonderful addition to any afternoon tea or warming soup! Made from mashed pumpkin and featuring sage, thyme and mustard, they are wonderfully savory.
Filled with fall flavors and ready in 20 minutes total, these chocolate pumpkin butter cups are an easy-to-make treat the whole family will love! Requiring only a handful of basic ingredients, such as dark chocolate, maple syrup, pumpkin puree and pumpkin spice, it’s a must-try this season.
This homemade vegan pumpkin pie is the perfect classic holiday dessert! Fresh pumpkins are roasted to make the creamy pumpkin filling, then wrapped in a perfectly flaky, homemade and gluten-free pie crust. It's the ultimate comfort food!
These are possibly the most pillowy and buttery vegan pumpkin cinnamon rolls you'll ever eat! Loaded with pumpkin spice, pecans and topped with a cream cheese frosting, this recipe has serious potential to become your new favorite fall treat.
Make your own pumpkin spice latte at home with this delicious creamer! Only 5 ingredients are needed, including almond milk, coconut cream, pumpkin puree and pumpkin spice mix. We love this simple idea to include more pumpkin goodness into each morning!
Learn how to make vegan pumpkin scones inspired by the much-loved Starbucks pumpkin scones, but without any dairy! These vegan scones are so tender, flaky and buttery that no one will know that they are fully plant-based.
If you’re looking for the ultimate fall comfort food, try these vegan pumpkin ricotta stuffed shells! They are cheesy, creamy, garlicky and have the most delicious vegan béchamel sauce so that you’ll never want to put your fork down.
These gluten-free pumpkin chocolate chip cookies have a wonderfully soft texture and perfect flavor! They are warmly spiced, bursting with pumpkin and dark chocolate chips, and are so easy to make in only one mixing bowl.
Welcome fall with these vegan pumpkin donuts that are perfectly spiced, pumpkiny and frosted with a cinnamon-sugar coating. The ingredient list is simple and they'll be ready in a flash! Enjoy them fresh with a cup of almond milk or coffee.
This 8-ingredient pumpkin ice cream is impossibly creamy, low in fat and so delicious! Based on non-dairy milk, cashews and rolled oats, this treat is definitely something different and tastes great on its own or with some hot chocolate sauce.
When you’re craving pumpkin pie, this pumpkin spice hummus is the next best thing! It’s sweet, flavorful and the perfect way to satisfy your craving in a wholesome way. Plus, it’s ready in just 10 minutes!
Soft, perfectly pumpkin-spiced, and fully gluten-free and vegan, these pumpkin oatmeal cookies are ideal any time of day — preferably when they’re generously coated in maple glaze. Only a handful of staple foods are needed and they are ready to enjoy in under 30 minutes!
How about some pumpkin pie for breakfast? With these fall-flavored overnight oats, you’ll enjoy a touch of cinnamon pumpkin spice mixed with hearty oats. Only 5 minutes of prep and breakfast is ready when you wake up!
Cooking for picky eaters? Try this creamy, dreamy vegan pumpkin mac and cheese! It’s packed with flavor in every single bite thanks to seasonal pumpkin, lemon, salt, coconut milk, cashews and nutritional yeast.
Full of warm spices and super light and moist, these vegan pumpkin cupcakes tick all of the boxes! Nobody will believe that they are vegan and the gorgeous little cakes stay fresh and light for days to enjoy with the whole family.
Everyone loves golden and fluffy pancakes in the morning! This recipe is packed with pumpkin flavor, perfectly spiced and delicious with a good amount of maple syrup on top. These pumpkin pancakes will take care of all your fall brunching needs!
Creamy vegan curries are perfect during colder days! This pumpkin and coconut version turns out super creamy and flavorful with lots of spices and requires only about half an hour to cook. Serve over rice and enjoy warm!
If this combination is new to you, don’t worry! It’s easy to fall in love with this one-pot dish that’s bursting with sage, pumpkin, garlic and creamy coconut milk. Amp up the cozy spices by adding some nutmeg, ginger and cloves if you like and feel free to prepare larger batches to make use of leftovers.
This pumpkin chia seed pudding tastes like pumpkin pie in a jar! It’s fully vegan and gluten-free and only requires 6 simple ingredients and just 5 minutes of prep time. Enjoy this treat topped with vegan coconut whip, additional pumpkin pie spice and a cinnamon stick!
Super easy to make in a matter of minutes, this lovely orange pumpkin mug cake is so delicious and full of flavor! Requiring only a handful of common ingredients, it’s the perfect fall treat and tastes best with a dollop of vegan whipped cream or ice cream.
Soft, moist, and fragrant with fall spices, this easy vegan pumpkin bread is a sweet fall treat everyone will love! Add diced pears or apples, or even chocolate chips for a delicious twist. Either way, it’s a great snack or dessert for the whole family!
What would fall be without a delicious and creamy pumpkin spice latte? This easy recipe is undetectably vegan and can be made with any non-dairy milk of your choice. Mix with maple syrup, pumpkin pie spice, puree and strong coffee or espresso!
Get your weeknight pumpkin fix with this fall-inspired 30-minute dinner recipe! Flavorful pumpkin pasta sauce is tossed with savory vegetables and whole grain noodles — a simple, healthy and crowd-pleasing dish you’ll need in your weekly routine.
No matter if you need a great veggie dish for Thanksgiving or want to enjoy a lovely dinner with your family during the weekend, this pumpkin casserole recipe is perfect for both! Packed with cannellini beans, coconut milk, pumpkin and lots of herbs and spices, it’s easy to make and sure to be loved by everyone.
Welcome fall with these hand-selected vegan pumpkin recipes! From sweet to savory ideas, this selection offers easy to make, crowd-pleasing and nutritious goodness you’ll make over and over again. Find casseroles, waffles, cakes, pasta dishes, and more!
Pumpkin Bliss Balls
1 cup almond flour (110 g)
½ cup oat flour (60 g)
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
½ cup pumpkin puree (120 g)
¼ cup maple syrup (80 ml)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Pinch of salt
Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl and mix to combine. Add pumpkin puree, maple syrup, vanilla extract and a pinch of salt.
Stir well until you are left with a homogenous batter. Check the texture to see whether you can roll it and adjust with wet or dry ingredients accordingly.
Prepare a container and pinch 1 tablespoon balls off using a tablespoon or scoop.
Roll between your hands and place your pumpkin ball into your prepared container next to each other. Repeat until the batter is all used up.
Place your container with the bliss balls in the fridge for 20 minutes to let them set. The balls will keep well for around a week in the fridge and can also be frozen!
You can use any liquid sweetener of your choice instead of maple syrup.
Instead of almond flour, you can use the same amount of any ground nuts or seeds!
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Alena Schowalter is a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with her husband, she founded nutriciously in 2015 and has been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages towards a healthy plant-based diet. She’s received training in the fields of nutrition, music therapy and social work. Alena enjoys discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature and creating new recipes.