Category: Food

Pumpkin Soup! Rich and creamy and full of pumpkin!

It is that time of year when the air is getting a little cooler and pumpkins are everywhere!  There are hay rides and pumpkin patches all around!  Foods with pumpkin or pumpkin spice can be found just about everywhere! Today we took Finn and Kate on a hayride to find the perfect pumpkin!  I think […]

Roasted Turmeric Pumpkin Seeds: A healthy treat!

This is a super simple and quick recipe! Once you start snacking on these little gems it is hard to stop!  They would make a lovely gift when stored in a cute little glass jar! Did I mention health benefits? To begin pumpkin seeds or pepitas are an excellent source of minerals and antioxidants. They are […]

Caramel Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino! A great way to start the day!

I have little time in the mornings to sit and eat breakfast.  I do have time for coffee as I drive into work.  And I do love dessert…..  This Caramel Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino fits the bill for breakfast on the go!  It is delicious and much healthier that a store bought frappuccino because you control […]

Pumpkin Vegetable Curry: Healthy, flavorful and a little bit of spice!

We love curry!  Who else loves curry? Since it is pumpkin season this Pumpkin Vegetable Curry is perfect!  It is full of vegetables and has a creamy sauce with a bit of a kick!  A little spice is perfect as the cool weather starts to make its way here.  This recipe is pretty quick to […]

A perfect breakfast in the Fall! Gluten Free Pumpkin Pancakes!

We love pumpkin pancakes!  To be honest we love just about anything pumpkin!  I usually purchase Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Pancake Mix but because I have not made a recent Trader Joe’s run, I needed to make my own recipe.  Not having regular flour in the house I decided to make gluten free pancakes. I used […]

Pumpkin chili! No one would guess that there is pumpkin it.

When I was searching for pumpkin recipes for our Pumpkin Gone Crazy Recipe Group I came across several for Pumpkin Chili.  I could not imagine what chili would taste like with pumpkin in it… However, curiosity got the best of me and I began experimenting with recipes.  The Thug Kitchen Pumpkin Chili Recipe was my […]

Pumpkin, Sausage and Zoodles: Quick and easy savory dish! Perfect for fall and winter!

This recipe was surprisingly a huge hit! So flavorful!  Best of all it is quite healthy!  It is easy and quick to make. I got home from work and had this on the table in less than 30 minutes! That is definitely a winner! I used organic canned pumpkin, Sweet Italian Turkey Sausage, and instead […]

Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats: It really does taste like pumpkin pie! It is clean, health and easy to make!

I was really hesitant of trying overnight oats… Cold oatmeal did not sound appetizing. When I finally tried them I was pleasantly surprised! They are more like a pudding than oatmeal and the combinations are endless! I love trying new combinations of fruits and flavorings! Black Forest and blueberry peach are among my favorites. Overnight […]

5 tips for station on your healthy eating plan when on vacation.

Summer time is filled with vacations, travel, weekend get-a-ways, and visits from friends. We have traveled more this summer than we have stayed home. I am proud to say that I planned indulgences (after all I do love food) but have basically stuck to my plan! I may not have lost weight but I maintained and […]

I have decided I needed to make a Shift.  I have felt like I have been in a rut lately… Have you ever felt like that? I needed to get back on track, back in my groove. I needed to re-energize my workout and recommit to a healthy nutrition plan. I have been maintaining but […]