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Kung Pao Cauliflower

Kung Pao Cauliflower

Add some unexpected flavor and heat to your Thanksgiving table with this recipe for Kung Pao cauliflower. Asian flavors combine to give the vegetable a tangy kick that your guests would never guess is cauliflower!   I tried kung pao cauliflower for the first time last […]

Healthy Chocolate Cranberry Pumpkin Bread

Healthy Chocolate Cranberry Pumpkin Bread

Chocolatey-pumpkin goodness in every bite is what you will get with this recipe for healthy chocolate cranberry pumpkin bread. Made with unsweetened cocoa powder, and dried cranberries for sweetness, it is a take on pumpkin bread you’ll want to make over and over again during […]

Smoked Salmon Crostini with Delicata Squash Butter

Smoked Salmon Crostini with Delicata Squash Butter

Celebrate the season with an easy smoked salmon crostini with delicata squash butter appetizer. It’s a unique, and delicious party appetizer that incorporates seasonal delicata squash and nutrient-rich smoked salmon. This post was sponsored by the Seafood Nutrition Partnership but as always, all opinions are […]

Healthy Pumpkin Bread

Healthy Pumpkin Bread

Celebrate fall with a slice of healthy pumpkin bread. It’s a simple, delicious fall favorite that you’ll want to make again and again! (low sugar, dairy-free) Pumpkin bread is one of those foods that I believe can be enjoyed all year round but tastes especially […]

Gluten Free Pumpkin Stuffing

Gluten Free Pumpkin Stuffing

When you can put pumpkin into just about anything, why stop at Thanksgiving stuffing? That’s exactly what I asked myself when I embarked on creating this recipe for gluten free pumpkin stuffing that combines the flavors of sage, rosemary, thyme, and pumpkin in an unforgettable […]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars with a Maple Sea Salt Pumpkin Seed Bar Topping

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars with a Maple Sea Salt Pumpkin Seed Bar Topping

This post was sponsored by Health Warrior, but all opinions are my own and I hope you enjoy the recipe!  Nothing screams fall quite like the flavors of pumpkin and maple, a combination that when paired with chocolate like in this pumpkin chocolate chip cookie […]

Holiday Gifts for the Pumpkin Lover in Your Life

Holiday Gifts for the Pumpkin Lover in Your Life

At the stroke of midnight on Halloween, I swear that every store, commercial, and decoration as far as the eye could see turned to straight to the holidays. Maybe I didn’t notice it as much in previous years or maybe it’s just earlier and earlier […]

My Visit to the Love Beets Farm

My Visit to the Love Beets Farm

This trip was sponsored by Love Beets. All opinions are my own and I hope you love reading about my experience on the farm!  Last month I had the opportunity to travel to Rochester New York to tour Love Beets farms and facilities. Not only […]

Roasted Beet & Pumpkin Salad Plus a Halloween Treat with Beets!

Roasted Beet & Pumpkin Salad Plus a Halloween Treat with Beets!

This post was sponsored by Love Beets. All opinions are my own and I appreciate your support!  Reap the nutritional benefits from fall produce with this roasted beet and pumpkin salad made with Love Beets!  It’s simple to make, yet looks fancy which is the […]

Pumpkin Pancakes & More Back at IHOP This Year

Pumpkin Pancakes & More Back at IHOP This Year

This post was sponsored by IHOP, but all opinions are my own and I appreciate your support! Even though I’ve had a lot of pumpkin food, it still astonished me just how many things you can put pumpkin into! From sweet to savory, there’s pretty […]


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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars with a Maple Sea Salt Pumpkin Seed Bar Topping

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars with a Maple Sea Salt Pumpkin Seed Bar Topping

This post was sponsored by Health Warrior, but all opinions are my own and I hope you enjoy the recipe!  Nothing screams fall quite like the flavors of pumpkin and maple, a combination that when paired with chocolate like in this pumpkin chocolate chip cookie […]

Gluten Free Baked Pumpkin Donuts

Gluten Free Baked Pumpkin Donuts

This recipe for gluten free baked pumpkin donuts is not something I would typically make at home, because hey if I want a donut I will probably buying one at a local Chicago shop! Here in Chicago my favorite place to go for a donut […]

Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter Truffles

Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter Truffles

Reece’s shaped like pumpkins. These pumpkin spice peanut butter truffles are my copycat, lower in sugar, adult approved version!  I’ll admit, even now when I see Reece’s at the grocery store, I can’t resist the nostalgia and automatically put a bag into my cart! I […]

Healthy Pumpkin Tahini Blondies

Healthy Pumpkin Tahini Blondies

If you’re like me you’ve been baking pumpkin flavored anything and everything since before Labor Day no matter what people may have said about it! I’ll admit after testing over 100 pumpkin recipes over the summer and a lot in August for my Once Upon a […]

Amazing Paleo Pumpkin Pie Bars

Amazing Paleo Pumpkin Pie Bars

Paleo pumpkin pie bars are the perfect treat when there’s a crisp breeze in the air, the leaves are rustling in the wind, and the golden hues of autumn’s warmest colors are all around you. That’s the exact moment when I want one of these […]


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