But if you're trying to stay healthy this fall, you might feel like you're missing out. Never fear, there are plenty of lighter spins on all your fall favorites, so you can have your pumpkin bread and eat it too!
Butternut Squash Chili1 of 11
There's no better way to warm up on a cool day than with a delicious chili. This vegan recipe calls for quinoa and squash to pack in both protein and veggies--plus, it only takes 30 minutes to throw together.
Pumpkin Energy Balls2 of 11
These simple, no-bake pumpkin balls come together with ease and store well in the fridge all week long. They only require five ingredients, all of which are probably already in your pantry.
Apple Pie Muffins3 of 11
At only 60 calories per muffin, this recipe is a fall staple for when you need a sweet treat. It's even a great make-ahead dessert for Thanksgiving Day!
Butternut Squash Alfredo Pasta4 of 11
You'll love curling up with this big bowl of seasonal pasta after a long day. Sub out your usual heavy alfredo sauce for this butternut squash-infused version that's just as creamy.
Greek Yogurt Pumpkin Banana Bread5 of 11
It's hard to believe this oh-so-moist bread is made without butter or oil. Greek yogurt is the secret ingredient and adds extra protein to give the bread even more nutritional value.
Instant Pot Chicken Stew6 of 11
Who doesn't love a warm, hearty stew come chillier temps? This recipe is packed with fresh produce, including four different types of vegetables! Don't have an instant pot? No problem--it can be made on the stovetop too.
Healthy Pumpkin Mousse7 of 11
Need something light and tasty to satisfy your nighttime sweet tooth? Try this fluffy mousse that combines pumpkin puree and coconut milk, plus all-natural sweeteners like honey and Stevia.
Cinnamon Vanilla Latte8 of 11
Make your morning a pure delight by whipping up this delicious latte at home. It's Whole30 and paleo and uses full-fat coconut milk and vanilla beans for a creamy, seasonal taste.
Fluffy Pumpkin Pancakes9 of 11
What's a Saturday morning without a stack of pumpkin pancakes? Skip the sugar-laden restaurant version and make your own with this wholesome-ingredient recipe.
Flourless Apple Pie Cookies10 of 11
o flour, no butter, no oil--but plenty tasty. These gluten-free glazed apple cookies will make your house smell like a dream, and you won't experience a sugar crash either, thanks to the ample amount of protein.