8 Perfect Pumpkin Meals and Snacks

As soon as fall rolls in and October starts, the pumpkins come out! But now that October has passed, what do you do with all your pumpkins? Pumpkins are pretty, trendy, and represent the weather and holidays approaching – like Thanksgiving. They are the perfect food to eat on a chilly day!   Let’s go…

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Falling For Pumpkins

It’s that time of the year again! October means fall is officially here and it’s time for pumpkin flavored everything! It’s also time for jack-o-lanterns and trick-or-treating, but pumpkins can be so much more than simply decoration.   Pumpkins are a cultivar of squash and are planted in the summer to be available in the…

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All About Autumn

You feel it with the crispness in the air, hear it with the rustle of dried leaves, and smell it with nutmeg and cinnamon – fall has arrived! The fall season signals the close of the heat of summer and allows the Earth to ready itself for winter. Fall is also a great time to…

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Pumpkin-Walnut Bread

Pumpkin bread goes wonderfully with Thanksgiving dinner. You can use this in place of corn bread at dinner or have it as your dessert. Check out My Supermarket Sidekick for tips on dairy products, such as choosing between milk and milk alternatives on pages 37-38. Also check out pages 43-44 for tips on shopping for eggs and the real difference between white and brown eggs.

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Pumpkin: More Than a Decoration

As soon as fall rolls in and October starts, the pumpkins come out! Pumpkins are pretty, trendy, and represent the weather and holidays approaching. But, pumpkins are also delicious and they do not get enough credit for it!! Besides using them as decorations, they are the perfect food to eat on a chilly day!  …

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Finally Fall!

The air is getting crisp, leaves are changing and it seems like you smell cinnamon and pumpkin spice everywhere you go!  You know what that means, fall is here! Get the most out of this season by planning fun activities for you and your family and putting a healthy twist on classic fall treats!  …

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Have a Happy Healthful Thanksgiving

    The year is just flying by; Thanksgiving is already upon us! Thanksgiving has to be my favorite holiday. I love that the whole family is one place, tables are full of great food, and it’s just getting cold enough to light a fire. What a way to kick off the holiday season.  …

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November Monthly Morsels

Pumpkins are Plentiful! What better time to talk about all the wonderful health benefits, fabulous recipes and fun the pumpkin has to offer than the month of November?  Pumpkin flavored “everything” has become increasingly popular throughout the years during the cool fall months.   Did you know the name “pumpkin” originated from the Greek word for…

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Seeing Orange….Pumpkins Here, There and Everywhere

Are you seeing orange everywhere? It’s that time of year; pumpkin flavored food is everywhere and cannot be avoided. With each passing year, the amount of foods flavored with pumpkin increases.   Traditionally, we think of pumpkins being associated with fall, Halloween and Thanksgiving. But as I’m sure you’ve encountered in recent years, pumpkin is…

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Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie is a staple dessert that we all love to enjoy around the holidays. Pumpkins are a type of squash whose nutrients are often masked by tons of heavy cream and sugar. This pumpkin pie recipe allows you to satisfy that fall time craving guilt-free!

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Fall 2009: To Your Health

In this Issue: Reap the Many Benefits of Yoga Can Omega 3 Fatty Acids Protect Against Advanced Prostate Cancer? How Does Nutrition Affect Dental Hygiene? Weight Control in Young Adulthood May Reduce Risk for Pancreatic Cancer Practice Safe Food Handling to Ensure a Happy Thanksgiving Feature Food of the Month: Pumpkin Healthy Recipe of the…

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