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25 Healthy Pumpkin Products You Need to Try This Fall | Once Upon a Pumpkin

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Celebrate pumpkin season with these best healthy pumpkin products you need to try this fall! There’s a pumpkin item for for every occasion (I’m talking breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks!), diet and lifestyle.

Get your pumpkin fix on in a healthy way with these healthy pumpkin products you need to try this fall! As a dietitian and self proclaimed lover of all things pumpkin, I am always on the hunt for new pumpkin products that are made with real pumpkin, taste delicious and that don’t go overboard on sugar!

This best pumpkin product list are all things that I’ve tried and enjoyed and have my stamp of approval from a nutritional standpoint. As a dietitian I believe that you can still enjoy the foods you love and feel your best and that restriction and and constantly feeling guilty when it comes to food is not the answer!

Some of these healthy pumpkin products only come along once a year, so I say enjoy them! I think one of the reasons we love pumpkin and pumpkin spice so much is because it evokes a sense of nostalgia and all of those warm and cozy vibes of the season!

25 healthy pumpkin products for fall

Whether you follow a gluten free, grain free, dairy free, or paleo diet, there is a pumpkin product out there for you! Now more than ever, brands expanding their seasonal offering to include things like paleo pumpkin spice granola and dairy free pumpkin spice oat milks lattes and I’m totally here for it.

You can enjoy these 25 healthy pumpkin products all fall long (and well after if you stock up like me!) in a variety of different ways and in recipes too! If you end up trying one of the pumpkin foods on this list, I’d love to hear what you think!

Why You’ll Love It: Made with simple ingredients and not a lot of sugar, you won’t find another pumpkin yogurt that’s this healthy and delicious! It’s creamy and spiced just right! Dip honeycrisp apples slices into it with a sprinkle of pumpkin pie spice for the perfect fall snack!

2. Purely Elizabeth Pumpkin Cinnamon Granola {GF, DF, low sugar}

Why You’ll Love It: Truly one of the first pumpkin items that made me fall in love with pumpkin, this granola is lightly sweetened and made with simple, whole ingredients. It’s hard to find a low sugar granola these days, and I love the texture. It’s perfect on top of siggi’s pumpkin spice yogurt, pumpkin smoothies, pumpkin oatmeal and more!

3. Simple Mills Pumpkin Pancake & Waffle Mix {GF & DF}

Why You’ll Love It: Naturally gluten free and absolutely delicious, this mix is definitely one of my favorite pumpkin products for 2020! It’s made with real pumpkin and organic spices and like all of Simple Mills’ products, nothing artificial ever. Bonus points if you make them pumpkin shaped with this mini pumpkin pancake and waffle maker!

4. Simple Mills Pumpkin Bread & Muffin Mix {GF, paleo friendly}

Why You’ll Love It: When the craving for something pumpkin strikes but you’re not totally into baking something up from scratch, you need this pumpkin muffin & bread! It’s spiced to perfection and you can make muffins, bread, donuts and more out of it! I love that it’s low in sugar and made with real, whole ingredients (and real pumpkin). The best part is it’s sold year round — I always have a box or two in my pantry and these are one of my top picks on this list of healthy pumpkin products!

5. Pumpkin Pie Perfect Bar {GF}

Why You’ll Love It: Take a bite out of fall with this limited edition Perfect Bar flavor — pumpkin pie! To me it tastes perfectly pumpkin-y (I also love peanut butter so I love the combo!) and something about it being cold gives it even more pumpkin pie vibes. Packed with superfoods and 14 grams of protein per bar, I like the after a work out or when I’m on the go. In the fall season you can find them at Whole Foods, Trader Joes and Sprouts.

6. RXBAR Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter {GF & paleo friendly}

Why You’ll Love It: New in 2019, RXBAR pumpkin spice peanut butter is what fall dreams are made of! Another great on-the-go snack, I love pairing a packet with apple slices, a banana, drizzling it on yogurt and more! They are so good it’s spooky!

7. RXBAR Pumpkin Spice Bar {GF & paleo friendly}

Why You’ll Love It: Made with simple ingredients, you can’t beat this pumpkin spice RXBAR flavor in the fall! I never leave home without one in my bag and I always stock up for the season at Trader Joes or Whole Foods. They’re perfect to bring to the apple orchard and pair with a freshly picked apple!

8. Nutpods Pumpkin Spice Almond & Coconut Creamer {GF & DF, whole30 approved}

Why You’ll Love It: Unsweetened, dairy free and whole30 approved, this would have to be one of my top pumpkin products if you are following a certain diet but still want to enjoy the taste of the season in your coffee. Many flavored coffee creamers are packed with sugar and often artificial sweeteners, but thanks to Nutpods you can enjoy pumpkin spice without the added sugar! It would also be great in this pumpkin spice oat milk latte recipe.

Why You’ll Love It: Crunchy almonds, smooth caramel and a kick of pumpkin spice, this bar captures all of the fall flavors. I like that it’s a good source of fiber and it also low in sugar. Pair with a piece of produce for a well rounded and pumpkin packed snack!

Why You’ll Love It: Made with real frozen greek yogurt and no high intensity sweeteners, each bar contains 5 grams of protein and gives you a little boost of probiotics from the greek yogurt. The perfect pumpkin treat when the weather feels like summer but your heart is screaming fall.

Why You’ll Love It: Made with 100% whole grains and packed with 10 grams of protein per serving, you’ll love waking up to a stack of these on a chilly fall morning. The flax seeds give this mix even more fiber, which is great for digestive health and keeping us fuller for longer. Top with a little bit of maple syrup or drizzle almond butter and berries or bananas for the perfect autumn brunch!

Why You’ll Love It: When you need a little post dinner pumpkin treat, look no further than this pumpkin dark chocolate muffin! It’s a great portion size for one, and with 8 grams of protein per cup it’s a sensible pumpkin treat you can have all season long!

13. Califia Farms Better Pumpkin Spice Creamer {GF & DF}

Why You’ll Love It: This 0 gram of sugar and dairy free pumpkin spice coffee creamer will still make your cup of joe taste pumpkin-y without many of the ingredients that are in traditional coffee creamers. Made with real pumpkin, this one is always in my fridge this time of year!

Why You’ll Love It: Smooth, creamy, and not too sweet, Califia Farms definitely knows what they’re doing when it comes to pumpkin! Made with almond milk, this is a dairy free pumpkin spice latte you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home! Yes, there are added sugars, however still less than what’s in a traditional pumpkin spice latte.

15. Lesser Evil Organic Pumpkin Spice Popcorn {GF & Vegan}

Why You’ll Love It: New for 2020, I wasn’t expecting to love this popcorn as much as I do! There are popcorn pieces that are pumpkin spiced plus kettle corn pieces that are also pumpkin spice flavored. I also like that The perfect scary movie watching snack!

16. Steve’s PaleoKrunch Pumpkin Bar {DF & GF; Paleo}

Why You’ll Love It: The paleo pumpkin bar tastes like a delicious baked good with way less sugar! It’s the perfect snack if you’re trying to satisfy that pumpkin craving in a healthy way, with no refined sugars and 7 grams of protein per bar.

Why You’ll Love It: As they toast these pumpkin spice waffles will fill your home with the scent of fall! They have a great texture and taste. I top them with peanut butter or almond butter for extra protein and banana or apple slices!

18. MUSH Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats {DF}

Why You’ll Love It: Made with just 8 ingredients: oats, almonds, water, pumpkin, dates, cinnamon, nutmeg and sea salt, you can’t go wrong with these overnight oats for breakfast! Each container also comes with a spoon, so they’re great if you’re on the go too. Grab them at Whole Foods during the fall and if you want to make your own at home, here is my recipe for pumpkin overnight oats!

19. Bobo’s Pumpkin Spice Oat Bar {GF, DF; Vegan}

Why You’ll Love It: These bars from Bobo’s taste like a delicious pumpkin baked good that your grandmother made for you! They are oat filled with a chewy texture with hints of cinnamon and nutmeg. When I don’t feel like baking anything, but I’m craving something pumpkin spice, I’ll reach for one of these with pumpkin coffee or tea.

20. Pumpkin Puffins {GF}

Why You’ll Love It: I like that this seasonal spiced cereal is made with real pumpkin and whole grains. It’s on the lower end for sugar content when it comes to cereals with 5 grams cup, and 3 gram of fiber. It would also be great used in a fall trail mix!

21. Base Culture Paleo Pumpkin Bread {GF & DF; paleo friendly}

Why You’ll Love It: Made with whole food ingredients, the first of which being pumpkin, this bread is a great option for those following a paleo diet or avoiding gluten and dairy who still want to get their pumpkin fix on! It tastes exactly like you just baked it yourself and has protein and fiber to help fill you up too!

22. Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Pie Spice {GF & DF}

Why You’ll Love It: Perfect to sprinkle on literally everything in the fall – I highly recommend stocking up on Trader Joe’s pumpkin pie spice before it flies off the shelves for the season!

Why You’ll Love It: Perfect for a cozy meal on a chilly fall night, I was very impressed with the flavor of the spicy pumpkin curry simmer sauce from Trader Joe’s that is new for fall 2020! In terms of ingredients, pumpkin puree is second, and there are only 2 grams of added sugar. It’s not spicy, but I found in very flavorful! So far, I’ve made a veggie curry with squash, cauliflower, and peppers, but would also be delicious with chicken or tofu, I recommend picking up a jar before they’re gone for the season!

24. Emmy’s Pumpkin Spice Coconut Cookies {GF, Vegan}

Why You’ll Love It: Soft and perfectly spiced, if you’re a coconut fan you are sure to love these cookies! They are made with simple ingredients like almond flour, coconut and fall spices, plus they crumble really well which would make them great for a crumble topping on top of pumpkin bars like these!

25. Beanfields Pumpkin Pie Cracklins {GF, Vegan}

Why You’ll Love It: Made from beans, yes you read that right, Beanfields pumpkin pie vegan cracklins are a really fun puffed pumpkin snack! I like that as a snack they contain only 2 grams of added sugar, 4 grams of protein (thanks to the beans they’re made from) and 3 grams of fiber.

26. Silk Almond Milk Pumpkin Spice Creamer {DF & GF}

Why You’ll Love It: Super smooth with a good pumpkin taste that’s not overly sweet, you’ll love putting a splash of this in your coffee all fall long. Gluten and dairy free and free from artificial sweeteners, it’s great for lower sugar PSL’s at home!

Please note that I work with some of the brands featured on this list of the best healthy pumpkin products, however I only work with brands whose values align with my own as a dietitian and would not feature them on my Instagram or in this list if I didn’t eat them myself and enjoy them!

This post also contains affiliate links, which means I may make a small commission if you make a purchase through these links. As always all opinions are my own and I appreciate your support!

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And if you’re looking for some pumpkin decor and beauty products to decorate your home with, be sure to check out this post with my picks for the season!

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Love everything and anything pumpkin like I do?! Keep up with all things pumpkin this fall with me on Instagram and be sure to check out my new pumpkin cookbook, The Great Big Pumpkin Cookbook available now on Amazon and Target.com with over 50 pumpkin recipes, including gluten free, dairy free, and paleo friendly recipes!

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