WELLNESS
10/26/2014 08:56 am ET

How To Cook With Fresh Pumpkin

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From pies to lattes, pumpkin is a staple of all our fall favorites. It's also a powerful superfood, known to aid weight loss and boost immunity, among other benefits.

But as crazy as we all get for pumpkin this time of year, it's a little intimidating to actually cook with it. Sure, you could take a shortcut and make everything from oatmeal to pancakes using pumpkin that comes from a can. But turns out, it's not as tricky as it might seem to get your hands dirty with the real thing.

The next time you pass the local pumpkin patch bin at the grocery store, keep these healthy recipes in mind.

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