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15 Healthy Pumpkin Desserts | Delicious Pumpkin Dessert Recipes You Need To Try

15 delicious and healthy pumpkin desserts you need in your life this fall.

Here are our favorite quick, easy, and healthy pumpkin desserts for you to try during fall, or whenever you need your pumpkin fix. From protein-packed breakfasts and post-workout treats to diet-friendly desserts, you finally don’t have to feel guilty about ruining your diet during pumpkin season.

1. Pumpkin Protein Pancakes

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Need a new healthy breakfast recipe? Try these delicious and ultra-easy pumpkin protein pancakes – the ultimate high-protein breakfast.

Recipe here.

2. Protein Pumpkin Pie

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Longing for pumpkin pie but stressing about the macros? No worries – we got you. Make the easiest healthy pumpkin pie recipe with just a few simple ingredients.

Recipe here.

3. Healthy Pumpkin Bars

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The perfect combination of cinnamon and pumpkin make these healthy pumpkin bars the ideal fall breakfast or dessert. Top with cream cheese and sprinkles for an extra-special treat.

Recipe here.

4. Protein Pumpkin Chia Cookies

healthy protein pumpkin cookies

With ingredients like chia seeds, oats, and protein, you can eat these nutritious protein pumpkin cookies at any time of the day.

Recipe here.

5. Pumpkin Protein Balls

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This fabulous one-mix wonder is ideal for a quick whip-up snack. Pumpkin protein balls are a great source of protein and complex carbs, and they’re ideal for meal prepping.

Recipe here.

6. Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Brownies

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These tasty pumpkin pie cheesecake brownies are only 137kcal per slice. Now you really can have your cake and eat it.

Recipe here.

7. Pumpkin Pie Protein Shake

Not quite a dessert and not quite a simple shake – welcome the pumpkin pie protein shake. Pumpkin Pie Impact Whey Protein has swooped in to save fall for all the fitness fans out there struggling to resist pie, and this thick, glorious pumpkin pie shake will make even your non-fitness friends jealous.

Recipe here.

8. High-Protein Pumpkin Bread

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Pumpkin bread goes perfectly alongside your coffee during fall, but it’s loaded with sugar and fat. Here’s a healthy pumpkin bread recipe that you’ll want to make all year round.

Recipe here.

9. Pumpkin & Apple Cookies

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Filled with apple, cinnamon, and pumpkin flavors, these protein-packed healthy pumpkin cookies make the perfect seasonal snack – without sacrificing your macro goals.

Recipe here.

10. Pumpkin Protein Waffles

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Try out Patrick Riser’s pumpkin protein waffles recipe. Five ingredients, five minutes, and 10g protein per serving. This recipe makes three servings, or one if you’re bulking.

Recipe here.

11. Pumpkin Protein Pancakes & Cream Cheese Frosting

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Tastes just like pumpkin pie but only 280 calories and a whopping 37g protein for the lot!

Recipe here.

12. No-Bake Pumpkin Protein Bites

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Make these no-bake pumpkin protein bites in just 15 minutes. They’re super-easy to make and packed with protein.

Recipe here.

13. Pumpkin Pie Peanut Butter Cups

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The key ingredient in this peanut butter cup recipe is Powdered Peanut Butter, which contains 70% less fat than the regular stuff, and zero sugar.

Recipe here.

14. Pumpkin Latte Protein Donuts (Pronuts)

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This will soon become your go-to pronut recipe, at only 110kcal per donut and packed with protein.

Recipe here.

15. Pumpkin Protein Bars

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Make the most delicious pumpkin protein bars whenever you’re craving your pumpkin pie fix.

Recipe here.


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Jennifer Blow

Jennifer Blow

Editor & Qualified Nutritionist

Jennifer is our editor and qualified AfN nutritionist. She loves hill walking and cycling, loathes bad science, and loves proving healthy eating doesn’t equal plain, boring, and a lifetime of hunger.


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