Pumpkin gone wrong: the worst pumpkin foods

Jamba Juice, similar to Jones Soda, decided to bring pumpkin into otherwise perfectly normal drinks. Somehow, their Pumpkin Smash Smoothie, cold, thick pumpkin-flavored blended yogurt, does not sound like the most enjoyable autumn treat. I’ll take a pumpkin spice latte over this one any day.

Greta Bjornson, Features Editor

Ah, Fall. Pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin pie, pumpkin…bagels? The pumpkin flavored craze is everywhere and seems to have infiltrated even the most common of breakfast foods. I’m fine with the classic pumpkin pie and enjoy an occasional frothy fall beverage from Starbucks, but lately, it seems as though everything has jumped on the pumpkin bandwagon and this is not strictly a good thing. Here are some of the classics that have sadly been altered: