Gotta Crunch?!

PUMPKIN-CRUNCH GRANOLA When I get to eat a sweet and satisfy a crunch with good-for-me complex carbs – that’s a good day!  This mix is everything you love a granola to be.  Slightly sweet, spicy, nutty, crunchy, nice-sized chunks, and lots of oats.   Oh, and it makes your house smell like Pumpkin Pie.  There’s…

Like eating a beautiful pumpkin cloud…

PUMPKIN MOUSSE Made with whipping cream, this is not a low-fat dessert.  But a few spoonfuls of this is Heavenly after a big meal or with some coffee in the evening of a special day. Here it’s simply made into no-sugar-added and we’ll let the Fat Fairy deal with the extra calories the day after!…

Holiday Gorgeousness!

PUMPKIN ROLL This is my version of the famous orange-label recipe.  It’s low-sugar, completely moist and spicy.  I took out the butter from the filling and added whipped cream.  It’s easier than it looks and always gets rave reviews. (Don’t be scared of a cake roll.  Even if it cracks or breaks it still tastes…

A change of pace from the standard pumpkin pie…

DOUBLE LAYER PUMPKIN PIE I found this recipe on the back of some package and can’t remember where.  I modified it to be no-sugar-added and it’s a winner.  Easy, and quick, just a little different and a great addition to your holiday table. ~~~~       First layer: One 8-ounce pkg reduced-fat cream cheese,…

Pumpkin Whip…a no-sugar-added light ending

PUMPKIN WHIP A fluffy and light change of pace from pie after your big dinner…but every bit as wonderful! Light, not too sweet or heavy…this is one of my favorite desserts – and very quick to whisk together if company comes by, too. ~~~~ . . One 1 ounce package (Four 1/2 cup-servings)  Jell-O sugar-free…

Curried Pumpkin Soup…shades of Fall

CURRIED PUMPKIN SOUP This soup screams Autumn, but it’s wonderful anytime!  I love the sweet/spicy flavor and the richness the coconut milk gives. The peanut butter is optional and depending on the mood I’m in I’ll either add it or leave it out….the soup is fantastic either way! Serve this with a plate of fresh…

Velvety smooth and a whole lot of fabulous!

PUMPKIN BUTTER So smooth, full of pumpkin and spice flavor and no-sugar-added…how can you go wrong?! Stir into your Greek-style yogurt, or whip with fat free cream cheese for a fabulous apple dip – drop a spoonful into your protein shake or on a crepe…wow! Takes awhile to cook down, but the results are soooooo…

Pie in a glass!

PUMPKIN PROTEIN SHAKE This has been, by far, my most popular shake recipe.  It’s thick, rich, and  just fabulous!  Perfect for the Autumn time of year…brings your favorite Fall dessert right into your high-protein plan!  Try it hot – or with an espresso shot or instant coffee crystals added – wow. This has enough calories…