Pumpkin season is here! From savory pasta dishes to slurp-worthy smoothies, there are tons of ways to incorporate the versatile squash into family meals this fall. Click through the slideshow below for some autumn inspiration (Be warned— you’ll want to run to the grocery store for supplies ASAP!).

Take the Chill Out of Fall 

Is there anything as easy and warming as a bowl of chili? This award-winning chili has a hint of pumpkin sweetness that sings in your mouth. Just brown the meat and onions, dump ingredients in the crock pot and voila! Dinner is done! Try milder spices to please little taste buds, or make this one up when hosting. Football and chili anyone? Get the recipe here.

photo: tatertots & jello

What’s your favorite pumpkin recipe? Share it with us in the Comments below!

— Susie Foreman & Cherie Gough