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10 Delicious Fall Recipes With No Pumpkin Whatsoever, None At All

The tyranny of pumpkin at this time of year has gotten to be entirely too much to handle. I actually like pumpkin foods, but pumpkin this and pumpkin that and all the dang SQUEE latte-loving hordes need to take a break, in my opinion. They do know that pumpkin actually is available year round, right? And that fall has a veritable bounty of delicious flavors to enjoy, foods like squash, brussels sprouts, even pear and pomegranate. If you’d like to get in the fall spirit without resorting to using that ubiquitous orange gourd, look no further than these 10 fall recipes that are totally, 100% pumpkin free!

1. Butternut Squash Risotto with Sage via Iowa Girl Eatsbutternut-sage-risotto

This would be a delicious Thanksgiving side, no?

2. Apple Crisp Pizza via Guru To The Outdoors 

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Apple crisp + pizza? Yes. Forever yes.

3. Brussels Sprout Breakfast Hash via Gabby’s Gluten-Free

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Yummmmm. Plus it’s paleo, too!

4. Stuffed Acorn Squash via Let The Baking Begin! 

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This is the perfect cross between a dessert and a side dish.

5. Sweet Potato Gratin via Meatified

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If you love sweet potatoes, you’ll likely love this!

6. Roasted Parsnip Fries via Happy Hearted Kitchen

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Parsnips are one of my fave parts of fall.

7. Chocolate and Balsamic Roasted Beets via Cooking Stoned

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8. Rice Pudding With Pomegranate Seeds via 2 Peas And A Pot

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9.  Champagne Poached Pears In Caramel Sauce via HelloGiggles

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10. Apple Fritter Muffins via RecipeGirl

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