Posts Tagged "pumpkin"

Pumpkin Pie Energy Bites 00

Pumpkin Pie Energy Bites

Pumpkin Pie Energy Bites

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With the holidays soon approaching, it’s more important than ever to stay healthy and energized. These nutritious pumpkin pie energy bites provide a quick and easy boost of energy to keep you going! I absolutely love these tasty little treats – they taste just like pumpkin pie, but have a nice added crunch with the coconut and pumpkin seed coating. Not to mention they are the perfect...

Thanksgiving Day Pumpkin Pie 00

Thanksgiving Day Pumpkin Pie

Thanksgiving Day Pumpkin Pie

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Use your decorative pumpkins from Halloween to make a pumpkin pie just in time for Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving Day Pumpkin Pie  soy-free, peanut-free, tree nut-free, seed-free, shellfish-oil, fish-free, nightshade-free, bean & legume-free I used pie pumpkins that I had purchased for decoration earlier this season, but any size pumpkin will work! Cut pumpkin in half or quarters (depending...

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Vegan Pumpkin Pie

Vegan Pumpkin Pie

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Keeping in theme with the harvest season, and in anticipation for Thanksgiving, I made a vegan pumpkin pie! I made a few changes to a recipe found in Clean Food by Terry Walters. I am in love with this cookbook; the recipes are so fresh and the organization of recipes by season makes cooking with seasonal produce a breeze! Vegan Pumpkin Pie vegetarian, vegan, soy-free, dairy-free, peanut-free,...

Pumpkin Pie Granola 00

Pumpkin Pie Granola

Pumpkin Pie Granola

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I wanted to make some homemade granola to enjoy for breakfast this week and in lo and behold, in the spirit of fall, I have created Pumpkin Pie Granola! I pulled out everything from my cupboards that reminded me of fall and got to work. Pumpkin Pie Granola  vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, soy-free, dairy-free, peanut-free, shellfish-oil, fish-free, nightshade-free, bean &...

Heirloom Tomato Salsa 00

Heirloom Tomato Salsa

Heirloom Tomato Salsa

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In preparation for my road trip to Minnesota tomorrow, I made some salsa to take with me on the road! All of the ingredients came from my trip to the farmer’s market over the weekend. I couldn’t wait to use my heirloom tomatoes to make something, and salsa was the perfect solution! Heirloom Tomato Salsa vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, soy-free, dairy-free, peanut-free,...

Farmer’s Market Fall Produce 00

Farmer’s Market Fall Produce

Farmer’s Market Fall Produce

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This morning I rode my bike up to Green City Market in Lincoln Park to check out all of the new fall produce!    I came home with a bundle of goodies: one small butternut squash, one miniature pumpkin, one red onion, one sweet yellow onion, garlic, a bunch of kale, two ears of sweet corn, one jalape??o pepper, one small bundle of sage, one small bundle of thyme (I also wanted rosemary...

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls 00

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

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With the weather cooling down here in Chicago, I can’t help but add pumpkin to everything! It’s my favorite fall ingredient! Last Sunday I made The Best Pumpkin Bread and today I made Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls! Since I adore baking, I have decided to designate Sunday mornings to baking. I have a huge sweet tooth and this will be the perfect way to limit myself without feeling completely...

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U-Pick Farms

U-Pick Farms

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This season I plan to participate in some agritoursim by going to a U-Pick farm to pick my own apples, pears, pumpkins, and squash! You can’t get produce any fresher than picking it straight from the source yourself! Most U-Pick farms are only open for you to pick produce until the end of October and they typically charge you by the pound for whatever you pick. You can even bring your...

The Best Pumpkin Bread 00

The Best Pumpkin Bread

The Best Pumpkin Bread

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Midterm week is finally over! So now I can get back to blogging, thank goodness! Last weekend I finally bought a loaf pan! Can you believe I didn’t own one of those? In the spirit of the beginning of fall I had to make Pumpkin Bread! This has got to be the world’s best pumpkin bread! It was amazing and sure enough was gobbled up in a matter of days! I go this recipe from The Best of...