Pumpkin Recipes


No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe 1

Cheesecake is one of my favorite desserts, and adding pumpkin to it just makes it better. Here is the best no-bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe ever! It combines the flavors of pumpkin, ginger, apple and spice for an absolutely fabulous dessert. Be warned though, at 19 grams of fat per serving […]

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Pumpkin Cake

Pumpkin Cake

Pumpkin is a good source of both soluble and insoluble fiber. Here are two recipes for pumpkin cake; the first is a low-fat version that takes a little more time to make.  The second pumpkin cake recipe uses convenient ingredients and is sure to become one of your family’s favorite […]


Pumpkin Flan Recipe

A can of pumpkin puree can is a wonderful staple for every healthy cook’s pantry.   Instead of serving pumpkin pie as a Thanksgiving or Christmas dessert, why not try this light and low-fat pumpkin flan recipe?  It is the perfect end to a hearty holiday meal, and is made in […]

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Creamy Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Warm up your family meals and get a Vitamin A boost with  healthy pumpkin recipes! Creamy Pumpkin Soup Recipe Ingredients: 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 cup of chopped onion 1 28 ounce can pumpkin puree or 3 1/2 cups softly cooked pumpkin. 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth 1/2 […]


Pumpkin Lime Tart

Looking for some more pumpkin recipes? Here is a new twist on pumpkin pie. Lighten things up and add a tangy taste with by using light condensed milk, a yogurt based pastry, and some lime juice. This tart is as pretty as a picture, and provides a healthy portion of […]

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Pumpkin Custard

Pumpkin Custard

Custards are a dessert dish that were popular in Victorian times; a light end to a rich meal.  Traditionally made with cream, eggs and sugar, custard is a good way to increase the calcium and protein content of your meals. This low-fat recipe for pumpkin custard keeps the cholesterol and […]


Granola Bar Recipe

My family loves granola bars. Unfortunately, just because a package says “Granola Bars” on it doesn’t mean that it is healthy.  As with so many other foods and snacks, I have found that it is cheaper and healthier to make them myself.  Here are three granola bar recipes that my […]

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Pumpkins are great all year - not just in the autumn!

Why You Should Use Pumpkin in Your Family Recipes

Pumpkin is a food that is usually associated with North American Thanksgiving and harvest time.  The bright orange vegetable is more than just a holiday or seasonal dish, however, and is gaining popularity for it’s nutritious health benefits and delicious flavor. Nutritious, economical, and adaptable to every meal and taste […]


Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin is a delicious and healthy way to sneak some goodness into your family’s favorite snacks and dishes.  Although we associate pumpkin with autumn harvests and Halloween, canned pumpkin is available year round. If you have your own garden freeze cooked pumpkin for baking throughout the year – you will […]


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Pumpkin Bars

This low-fat recipe for pumpkin bars makes good use of applesauce to keep them light and sweet. Tuck them into your children’s lunchbox for a recess treat, or serve them with a glass of milk for an after-school snack. Substitute dried cranberries for raisins for a different taste. Pumpkin Bars […]