It’s that time of year…. PUMPKIN everything is taking over!!!
Now while I know there are some of you out there that don’t like pumpkin, how or why I don’t know, so if that’s you then you might want to skip this post as it’s filled with my favorite Go To Pumpkin Treats! For those of you sticking around not all of these recipes are 100% clean and totally healthy so always remember to enjoy treats in MODERATION! No one said you can’t have any, you just can’t have ALL OF IT ;-). Here we go!!
Pumpkin Protein Smoothie
-1 1/2 cups Light Vanilla Soy Milk
-1 scoop protein of your choice (I use Neocell Chocolate Protein)
-1/4 cup canned pumpkin puree
-pinch of cinnamon and ground ginger
-5 to 8 ice cubes
Combine in blender, blend until smooth.
1/2 cup butter, softened (I used I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter)
1/2 cup brown sugar (I used the Splenda brown sugar blend)
1 cup all-purpose flour (can use Wheat Flour)
1/2 cup rolled oats
3/4 cup Splenda or Stevia
1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin
1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
In a medium bowl, cream together butter and brown sugar. Mix in flour. Fold in oats. Press into a 9×13 inch baking dish. Bake in preheated oven 15 minutes, until set.
In a large bowl, beat eggs with Stevia or Splenda. Beat in pumpkin and evaporated milk. Mix in salt, cinnamon, ginger and cloves. Pour over baked crust. Bake in preheated oven 20 minutes, until set.
Let cool before cutting into squares. Devour!
Girl Gone Healthy Pumpkin Muffins
1 c. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter Baking Sticks-softened
3/4 c Egg Beaters Just Whites
15 oz can organic pumpkin pie mix
1 1/2 c. wheat flour
1 1/2 tsp. soda
1 1/2 tsp. all spice
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
Have a Fabulous Fall!
Healthy Wishes, T