Pumpkin


Four-Ingredient Pumpkin Pie Smoothie 4

Though it’s still warm here in Florida, fall spirit has descended upon us like a warm, cozy, trendy, scarf-wrap. This four-ingredient Pumpkin Pie Smoothie will help get you in the warm and cozy mood, without the hairline sweat you’d get from downing a hot PSL in 90 degrees.     But […]


Fat Bomb Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL) 8

Fat makes your brain as happy as a Floridian with electricity after Hurricane Matthew. So brain, here ya go, a Fat Bomb Pumpkin Spice Latte.   Can you tell I’m still in hurricane recovery mode? This was probably the biggest one I’ve lived through since moving to Florida in 1995. […]


Pumpkin Muffins with Pepitas and Dried Cherries

Healthy Pumpkin Muffins with Pepitas and Dried Cherries 7

Celebrate fall and fight zombies with super moist, healthy Pumpkin Muffins with Pepitas and Dried Cherries Last weekend I opened the front door, took a step out, ready to breathe in the crisp fall air and breathed in a balmy 85 degrees.  Even though my tastebuds are ready for fall, Florida […]


Passionate Pumpkin Pie

Drool-Worthy, No-Bake Passionate Pumpkin Pie ~ Vegan and Gluten Free 2

Drool-Worthy, No-Bake Passionate Pumpkin Pie – Vegan and Gluten Free…..it’s what I’m making for Thanksgiving dinner (along with a chickpea, quinoa loaf with mushrooms and sundried tomatoes.) What are some of your holiday traditions? Do you make the same thing every year or try new dishes? Passionate Pumpkin Pie – […]


Coconut Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie – Vegan and No Baking! 6

A unique twist on a holiday favorite – coconut pumpkin cheesecake pie! Last Thanksgiving was my first plant based Thanksgiving experience.  Before the holiday I was a bit nervous.  No turkey? At Thanksgiving?  That can’t possible. But then I made this walnut loaf with all those comforting poultry seasonings.  And you know […]


Pumpkin, Apple and Kale Soup 14

After browsing around some food blogs to look for some recipes to use when I get my CSA veggies I came across the most wonderful recipe for a 5 Minute Autumn Soup created by Michelle at Find Your Balance.    I just thought it was brilliant; simple, healthy and a wonderful mix […]


Pumpkin Maple Tart 17

    We’re on a roll!  The first tart was polished off in less than a week so tried a festive fall one, a pumpkin maple tart that is also sweetened with banana.  Ok so technically it’s not a “tart” considering the definition of Tart, according to Dictionary.com,  is the following: […]


Whole Wheat Bagel Thin with Pumpkin Almond Butter and Banana

Get the fall feeling all year round with this simple breakfast – Whole Wheat Bagel Thin with Pumpkin Almond Butter and Banana! I always wondered why, if we’re typically using canned pumpkin, it’s mainly eaten in the fall. Don’t get me wrong, I think it’s awesome to eat seasonally, and […]


Baked Banana with Pumpkin Almond Butter 9

Watching your refined, white sugar intake? Try Baked Banana with Pumpkin Almond Butter for Dessert!     During my day job I reside in cubicle land. While I am there, working on my spreadsheets, I sometimes daydream about, and this may shock you, food.    Unfortunately, sitting in a cubicle all […]