The telltale sign of fall is when pumpkin spice appears. And no, it's not just you — the sickeningly sweet season begins earlier and earlier each year. The fall-inspired treat began in the form of a "PSL," and it's spread to pretty much everywhere else. Nevermind the fact that pumpkin spice is #basic; can't we just let plain ol' pumpkin live? If you're as fed up with the commercialization of pumpkin as we are, read on for some other ways to enjoy the fruit that doesn't involve your morning coffee.

Words by Kirby Kelly at Taste the Style