Fresh Pumpkin Recipes
The Pumpkin is a variety of squash that people often think of as a traditional Halloween decoration or a Thanksgiving pie filling. However, the flesh of the pumpkin plant provides a range of health benefits outside of popular festivities. A plump, nutritious orange vegetable, it is low in calories but rich in vitamins and minerals, all of which are also in its seeds, leaves, and juices. There are many ways to incorporate pumpkin into desserts, soups, salads, preserves, and even as a substitute for butter. We have gathered a few recipes to help inspire you to find uses for the leftover pumpkins and squash (you can substitute squash for pumpkin in any recipe).