8 Pumpkin Foods to Brag About
We are so pumped about pumpkin season! With the turning of the autumn leaves come the heavenly flavors conjuring images of frolicking in the fields during harvest season. Perhaps you conjure other autumn fantasies. Pumpkin foods are seasoned in all different ways and yet, it’s all squash, isn’t it? From maple to fruity, spicy to gingerbread, sage and more, you will love all 8 of these found in our natural market.
Delighted By Pumpkin Pie Dessert Hummus –
If you do nothing pumpkin-y at all, you MUST try this delicious hummus. It’s for dessert! Dip apples or crackers in it, or smear it on a pancake. Soon you’ll be sneaking spoonfuls of the stuff when the kids aren’t watching. Silly, go ahead and share it with the family as it’s certified vegan, certified gluten-free, Kosher, and Verified Non-GMO. Truly 2 tablespoons of this dessert pumpkin food has only 8 carbs, with a mere 5 of which are sugar. Be sure to look for two different chocolate hummus(s) as well: Edible Brownie Batter Hummus and Mint Chocolate Fudge Hummus. May we well try Snickerdoodle Hummus, too.
Michele’s Pumpkin Spice Granola –
Organic rolled oats, brown sugar, coconut, seeds, and nuts make Michele’s a great seasonal delight. Made in small batches, we like the emphasis on organic ingredients and how each batch is made with wind power. Verified Non-GMO, certified vegan, wheat and dairy-free.
Chameleon Pumpkin Spice Oat Milk Cold-Brew –
Get Limited Edition seasonal pumpkin products like Pumpkin Oat Milk Latte now before we switch to winter flavors like peppermint. Doesn’t make sense, I agree. However, your cold-brew coffee really can lift you off your feet in a dairy-free Pumpkin Spice beverage. Naturally flavored, of course with 18 g carbs per 12 oz serving. Yes, I said 12!
Bauman’s Pumpkin Butter –
Pumpkin butter is so pure and simple! Made in small batches by the Bauman family in Sassmansville, PA, the locally produced spread is lightly sweetened with fruit juice. Namely, the butter combines our seasonal fav with white grape juice concentrate, oranges, lemons and spice. One tablespoon has 7 g carbs, 6 of which are the fruit sugar. Local pumpkin food you’ll return to again and again. Fat-free.
FODMAPPED for You Roasted Pumpkin Soup – with a hint of sage
What do you do if you luuvv pumpkin soup but require it to be suitable for a low FODMAP diet? Fodmapped Foods combines a hint of sage in a delicious ready-to-heat, shelf-stable soup package free of onions and garlic. One cup of soup has 18 g carbs, 9 of which are sugars, and 4 g fiber. This lunch or dinner soup is gluten-free, 99% fat-free, and vegetarian. Don’t require FODMAP? Anyone would love this soup.
Maple Nut Kitchen Gingerbread Granola –
Combine seasonal flavors like ginger, as in gingerbread, and old fashioned folk tales dance in your mind. Greet your gingerbread boy or girl in fresh Pumpkin Gingerbread Granola. Sprinkle on yogurt, oatmeal or eat on the trail. Sweetened with maple syrup and infused with pumpkin puree and fall spices like cinnamon, ginger, vanilla, allspice, nutmeg and cloves. The mix is both certified gluten-free and vegan.
Stonybrook Maple Pepitas –
Pumpkin seeds with maple syrup and sea salt. That’s all this package has. And it’s enough! High in protein and fiber, eat them right out of the bag. Brined, roasted, and coated in maple syrup for a crisp and savory sweetness. Look for more Stonybrook Farm pumpkin seed flavors in store. Additionally, the Roasted Pumpkin Seed Oil is a must.
Local Organic Pumpkins –
Create your own pumpkin ravioli, muffins, or smoothies! Organic pumpkins are in season right now and they’re not just for decoration. Support your local farmers and get an organic, local pumpkin.
We could move on to number 9, 10, etc.. Specifically, Nature’s Path Gluten-Free Pumpkin Spice Waffles come to mind in the frozen section. Or we could have mentioned Alternative Baking Company Phenomenal Pumpkin Spice Cookies. If you are a pumpkin squash food hunter this season, start at Martindale’s.