‘Tis the season for pumpkin everything! We can’t seem to get enough of pumpkin drinks and desserts. After all, what better way to enjoy fall than with some delicious spiced treats? While it’s fun to indulge in our favorite goodies, there are also options that will help you stay on track with your goals and keep you feeling healthy as the New Year approaches. Here are four fun fall treats based on classic pumpkin desserts that can be enjoyed with your friends and family. Just remember, moderation is key.
Skinny Pumpkin Dip
You can’t go wrong with dip, especially when it’s made with pumpkin! This low-carb snack is courtesy of Yummy Healthy Easy. We’ll leave it up to you to decide whether you want to use this pumpkin dip for pretzels, fruit or Nilla Wafers.
Make your mornings a little brighter with pumpkin oats, courtesy of Chocolate & Carrots. This easy and quick-to-make recipe is a great way to get rid of a grumbling stomach when you wake up. And for mornings when you’re running late, you can even whip it up at the office!
Gluten-free and Vegan Pumpkin Pie
Gluten-free, vegan and delectable — what’s not to love? This recipe, courtesy of Fork & Beans, is a worthy alternative to the beloved pumpkin pie. Bring this to the next potluck you attend, and your friends are sure to have happy bellies!
Flourless Pumpkin Brownies
Flourless brownies … can that be? The answer is yes, and even better, they involve pumpkin to get you pumped for fall! This recipe, courtesy of Delighted Momma, calls primarily for almond butter and canned pumpkin. The best part? You can enjoy this fun fall treat without feeling guilty.
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