18 Keto Pumpkin Recipes to Celebrate Fall
Pumpkin has a natural creaminess and savory flavor that makes every fall recipe better. It’s also packed with compounds that support your eye and brain health, among other benefits. These keto pumpkin recipes are the perfect way to enjoy all your favorite fall flavors and keep things low-carb.
Since pumpkin is naturally starchy, can you truly make it keto-friendly? While it contains more net carbs per serving than many vegetables, keto pumpkin recipes use such a small amount that you can easily fit it into your macros. For best results, steam your own pumpkin during pumpkin season, or get a high-quality canned pumpkin puree without BPA.
No matter how you prep it, you’ll want to make these keto pumpkin recipes all season long.
1. Pumpkin Spice Keto Granola
Nothing says fall vibes more than the comforting smell of pumpkin spice—and you don’t have to order a latte to enjoy that warm, familiar flavor. This pumpkin spice granola recipe is crispy, delicious and incredibly easy to make. Prepare it ahead of time and set aside for later, or enjoy it warm from the oven.
2. Bulletproof Pumpkin Spice Latte
Use this iconic keto-friendly pumpkin spice latte recipe to sidestep the sugar crash that may come with your regular PSL. This version uses real pumpkin puree, warm spices, creamy coconut milk and sugar-free sweeteners for a luxurious morning treat without the crash.
3. Low-Carb Spiced Pumpkin Smoothie
Shake up your smoothie routine with the flavors of fall. This keto Low-Carb Spiced Pumpkin Smoothie is made with 1/4 cup pumpkin puree, collagen protein and quality fats from Bulletproof Brain Octane C8 MCT Oil and coconut milk. It’s the perfect low-carb recipe to jumpstart a crisp fall day.
4. Paleo Pumpkin Oatmeal
This creamy Paleo Pumpkin Oatmeal is a perfect alternative to other hot cereals. It combines veggies, fragrant spices and pumpkin puree to make a satisfying breakfast with a secret ingredient—cauliflower rice! Use your favorite keto-friendly sweetener, such as erythritol or Swerve. To top it off, you can have it on the table in just 15 minutes of total cook time.
5. Keto Pumpkin Pancakes
Kick off the weekend with this easy Keto Pumpkin Pancake recipe. Whip up a batter using pumpkin puree, almond flour, collagen protein and spices before adding them to the griddle and topping with a generous helping of ghee (or butter). Even better? The total time is 20 minutes, and this recipe serves four—so it’s your speedy, family-friendly ticket to the best fall breakfast ever.
Pro tip: The subtle sweetness and flavor of pumpkin spice pairs well with a cup of freshly brewed Bulletproof Original Coffee, which features distinct notes of cinnamon, plum and orange with a cocoa hazelnut finish.
6. Paleo Pumpkin Scones
A cool autumn morning calls for a delicious, dunkable treat—without the carbohydrate bomb from traditional pastries. These delectable Paleo Pumpkin Scones are made with paleo pantry staples like almond flour, coconut flour and baking powder, as well as pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice for double the fall flavor. Try them plain or drizzle them with a creamy chocolate glaze.
7. Gluten-Free Pumpkin Spice Doughnuts
As the seasons change, you’ll inevitably get that craving for something sweet and comforting. Fulfill that craving with a Gluten-Free Pumpkin Spice Doughnut. Made with pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice and monk fruit sweetener, this gluten-free recipe is sure to satisfy. Dunk one in a cup of Bulletproof Original Coffee in the morning, or enjoy on its own as a flavorful dessert.
8. Paleo Pumpkin Muffins With Collagen Protein
These Paleo Pumpkin Muffins are satisfying, perfectly sweet and oh-so-soft. Made with restorative Bulletproof Collagen Protein and nutritious pumpkin puree, they’re perfect as a quick snack or dessert. You’ll want to make a double batch of these muffins and freeze them for later—they’ll disappear in no time!
Pro tip: No muffin liners? Use unbleached parchment paper instead. Just cut the paper into squares and press them into your muffin tin.
9. Paleo Pumpkin Bread
If you’re a fan of pumpkin bread, then give this Paleo Pumpkin Bread recipe a try. It’s sugar-free and uses no nuts, dairy, grains or gluten. Instead, it features ingredients such as coconut flour, pumpkin puree, stevia extract and a variety of warming species to make a delicious loaf of pumpkin bread packed with nutrients.
Pro tip: The recipe is paleo as written, and each serving is approximately 9.5 grams of net carbs. Make this a macro-friendly keto pumpkin bread with smaller slices, or save it for higher-carb days if you follow a cyclical keto diet.
10. Easy Blender Pumpkin Collagen Bread
This hearty, moist and simple Blender Pumpkin Bread will win you over the first time you bake it. Prep time is a breeze because you can throw all the ingredients in a blender and pour into a prepared loaf pan—no mixing bowl required! You can add in some sweet additions, such as chopped dark chocolate chips, or make it a savory loaf by omitting the sweetener and spices and using herbs instead. Try it toasted for a delicious breakfast or snack.
11. No-Bake Pumpkin Spice Bliss Balls
Six ingredients. That’s all you need to make these oh-so-tasty, No-Bake Pumpkin Spice Bliss Balls. Don’t let this minimalist ingredient list deter you, though. Once made, these bliss balls are a satisfying, delicious snack or dessert that tastes like the best flavors of autumn, thanks to the warm flavors of pumpkin spice.
12. Low-Carb Pumpkin Spice Fat Bombs
These chewy Low-Carb Pumpkin Spice Bites will remind you of keto pumpkin cheesecake, all with no dairy or gluten. Roll up a mix of ingredients, including unsweetened shredded coconut, Brain Octane C8 MCT Oil and pumpkin puree, for an easy keto snack in 15 minutes or less.
13. Protein-Packed Pumpkin Pie Parfait
Plenty of pumpkin treats are packed to the brim with sugar, which isn’t great news on a low-carb diet. This Pumpkin Pie Parfait is sugar-free and combines carotenoid-rich pumpkin with quality fats from coconut whipped cream to help your body absorb more of pumpkin’s key nutrients. We’re big fans of the individual serving size—this delicious recipe is a picture-perfect way to delight your guests with a keto-friendly dessert.
14. Paleo Pumpkin Fudge
No matter how you feel about pumpkin spice season, you’ll find it hard to resist this Paleo Pumpkin Fudge recipe. The soft and chewy fudge is infused with vanilla extract, monk fruit extract, collagen protein, pumpkin puree and fall-friendly spices for a no-bake treat that will make you feel cozy. We’re calling it fudge, but it eats like a pumpkin bar thanks to a simple, yet satisfying crust made with 1/2 cup almond flour, coconut oil and keto-friendly sweetener. Add your favorite mix-ins, like dark chocolate chips or pecans!
15. Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Slab
A buttery-smooth chocolate base gets upgraded with chunks of Bulletproof Collagen Protein Bars for a totally festive keto pumpkin dessert. Best of all, you can make the whole thing without turning on your oven.
Pro tip: Store your chocolate slab in the freezer for a quick and delicious snack, and switch up the flavors with your favorite Collagen Protein Bars.
16. No-Bake Keto Pumpkin Pie
This classic pumpkin dessert gets a keto, no-bake spin with a coconutty pie crust and a spiced, sugar-free filling—all while capturing that signature pumpkin pie wobble thanks to Bulletproof Collagelatin.
Pro tip: Bulletproof Grass-Fed Ghee is great for baked goods, especially keto desserts. Try it in place of butter for all of your favorite low-carb recipes.
17. Bulletproof Pumpkin Pie
Fall festivities and pumpkin pie go hand-in-hand. If you prefer more of a custard-like filling, this Bulletproof Pumpkin Pie is filling, delicious and creamy, and it’s easy to make—all with no baking. What are you waiting for? Now’s the perfect time to enjoy a slice.
18. Keto Chicken Soup
Enjoying pumpkin doesn’t always have to mean having a sweet treat. Such is the case with this creamy, comforting and dairy-free Keto Chicken Soup recipe. This crowd-pleasing recipe makes great leftovers, or double it and freeze a batch for an easy future dinner.
The bottom line: There are tons of keto-friendly pumpkin recipes that use delicious, comforting ingredients that taste like the best parts of fall. From low-carb fat bombs to pumpkin muffins, your taste buds will be covered any time of day on the keto diet. Once you’ve had your fair share of keto pumpkin recipes, try out these keto soup recipes.
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