Oct | 8
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Runner Recipes: Pumpkin Spice

Here at Brooks, we want to help you have a runtastic fall by enjoying some hearty harvest foods after you run your autumn miles. Check out this collection of our favorite recipes of the season, hand-picked by our Brooks Running Blog Ambassadors. From breakfast to dessert, these pumpkin spice recipes are a good balance of sugar and spice and everything we love about Fall. Enjoy!

Carrot Cake Muffins (with pumpkin spice)

Free of sugar and dairy, this recipe really takes the cake… to a whole new level! Jesica from rUnladylike also removed the icing and substituted wheat bran with ground flax seed to make these a runner-friendly treat.

Carrot Cake Muffins

Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding

Anne from  fANNEtastic Foods taps into nutrient-dense chia seeds to concoct a protein-packed pudding that’s perfect for breakfast or an afternoon snack. Chia seeds are packed with healthy omega-3 fatty acids, protein, fiber and antioxidants. The almond milk adds a boost of calcium.

Chia Pudding

 Roasted Pumpkin and Kale soup

You’ll fall in love with this late-fall soup recommended by Jenn from Fit Bottomed Girls. Planning for the week ahead? Cook up a batch for the freezer to heat up later!

Roasted Pumpkin & Kale Late Harvest Soup Recipe

Pumpkin Pecan Encrusted Chicken

Meghann from Meals & Miles created this perfect entree with pecans and pumpkin spice. You’ll want to make enough for leftovers; these chicken slices are great on spinach salads or in between slices of toasted whole grain bread.

Pumpkin Pecan Encrusted Chicken

Pumpkin Scones

Janae, a.k.a. Hungry Runner Girl, shared her Pumpkin Scone recipe for the runner who’s looking for the perfect sidekick to their morning cup of Joe. Dunk away!

Pumpkin spice scones

Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Spice Muffins

For those who are short on time, Toni from Black Girls Run suggests adding walnuts or cranberries to this ready-to-bake mix from Trader Joes. We love the simplicity of this recipe for pumpkin spice lovers on the run.



The pumpkin spice possibilities are truly endless. Tell us about your favorite runner recipes or share tips in the comments section below.

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