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Pumpkins Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Pumpkins.

Healthy Holiday Desserts

Ginger, pumpkin, apple, cinnamon, chocolate, peppermint. The flavors of the holidays are comforting and the perfect end to a wonderful meal. These recipes include nutrition-packed ingredients that turn holiday favorites into healthier treats the whol...  Read more

Fall in Love with Breakfast

No matter what season it is, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but in the cooler months, it becomes that much more crucial. Not only will it fill your belly, ward off hunger, and keep you going strong until lunchtime, but the thought o...  Read more

12 Ways to Treat Your Heart to Breakfast

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but some a.m. meals are better for your heart than others. We've rounded up this list of breakfasts that fall within the heart-healthy guidelines of the Academy of Nutrition and Di...  Read more

Cooking with Apples

Most apples are great for eating fresh. But the best apples for baking, according to The Old Farmer's Almanac, are Fuji, Granny Smith and Rome Beauty, while the best for pies are Winesap, Rhode Island Greening, Newtown Pippin, Jonagold and Cortla...  Read more

The Seeds of a Healthy Diet

My teenage daughter’s favorite grab 'n go breakfast consists of a few gulps of OJ, a toasted English muffin, and a handful of roasted sunflower kernels. “A perfect breakfast,” she states. Teenage translation: "I can sleep a...  Read more

I just made my first Pumpkin Spice coffee of the f
Updated 9/3/2014 5:37:08 PM

I just made my first Pumpkin Spice coffee of the fall...even tho it's not fall yet ;) My low cal version is brewed coffee w/splenda, pumpkin pie spice, and half&half. Anyone else have a low cal flavored coffee drink idea or recipe?...  Read more

canned pumpkin
Updated 8/27/2014 4:33:56 AM

Our neighbor gave us cans of pumpkin and I have no idea what to do with it (besides make pie). Any ideas?...  Read more

Pumpkin seeds as servings of vegetable and fruits
Updated 12/4/2013 5:23:41 PM

Hey, So the last two weeks I've been working on eating more fruits and especially veggies (before that I worked on my protein and fibre intake) and I'm a little confused about pumpkin seeds. Do these count towards my servings of fruits and veggi...  Read more

Pumpkin Seeds
Updated 11/6/2013 10:07:22 AM

It's that time of year again! That Post-Halloween time where I have a big zip lock bag full of pumpkin seeds... But, I'm having a hard time finding any good nutritional information for unshelled pumpkin seeds. I eat the entire seed, shell and...  Read more

Pumpkin Season
Updated 10/24/2013 9:38:37 AM

Hello and Happy Harvest season! 471 I love pumpkins and all the ways they can be utilized. This year I would like to focus on the different ways they can be used for good tastin' healthy foods. Any suggestions/tips will be greatly appre...  Read more

Libby's 100% Pure Pumpkin Good Fiber & Nutrients

Just check the label: no salt, no sugar, no flavorings or preservatives. It's just 100% Pure Pumpkin YIPEE!Slather some pumpkin mixture on wheat bread and mic with 1 wedge of Laughing Cow light vceamy swiss cheese & a slice of Bordens Fat Free Chees...  Read more

Mini Muffin Bites

One can of 100% Pumpkin mixed with any favorite flavor of cake mix and then baked in a mini muffin pan equals low fat mini snacks packed with healthy pumpkin!...  Read more

Pumpkin Pooches

Welcome ladies! Hopefully this will help us stay on track when it comes to losing our pumpkin pooch! Have fun!!...  Read more

Pumpkin: Fresh vs. Canned

This time of year, pumpkins are aplenty. In lattes, breads, bagels, and even cream cheese, that globular orange squash makes an appearance. As soon as the first cool wind blows away the memories of summer, people race to the supermarkets for cans of...  Read more

10 Ways to Eat Pumpkin (That Aren't Pie)

Whipped cream-laden Thanksgiving pie notwithstanding, pumpkin has a healthy nutritional profile, with more than 200% of our RDA of Vitamin A, plus about one-third of our daily Vitamin C and nearly one-quarter of our fiber requirements. And it has jus...  Read more

More breads and pumpkins, pumpkins, pumpkins....

Ok, so I did some more baking this weekends. My pumpkins from my garden are getting ready and the few apples from our apple tree needed to be picked since we had a freeze warning last night (26 degrees this morning). All day yesterday I seeded...  Read more

Pumpkins on Parade! Outdoor Halloween Decorating with Pumpkins
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