Low-Carb Pumpkin Praline Bites

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A fun way to use pumpkin in the off-season, these easy peasy pumpkin bites can be frozen for those days you really need a small bite packed with vitamins and deliciousness. … [Read more...]

The benefits of pumpkin in low-carb

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A pumpkin is a type of squash whose fruit arrives in the fall as opposed to the summer like zucchini. That’s why pumpkins are associated with fall holidays like Thanksgiving and Halloween. Interestingly, the ghoulishly grinning jack-o-lantern wasn’t … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Caramel Cheesecake

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There's nothing cooler than going directly from a midlife crisis into a cheesecake baking bender. Little else lifts the spirits like the smell of pumpkin baking in the oven--especially in a cheesecake. … [Read more...]

Low-carb Twice-Baked Yams with Pumpkin

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Topped with fresh, whipped cream, pecans and nutmeg for a more dessert approach. While yams are fairly carby, here is a way to enjoy the dish without going whole yam-hog. The addition of cream cheese adds to the savory value, also adding … [Read more...]

How to Prepare Fresh Pumpkin

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The gourd finds its way into your shopping cart, follows you home, dons a face and then is ready for what? The garbage? Poltergeist pish, I say! Why not make the most of your precious pumpkin? I tend not to carve my gorgeous gourds, instead … [Read more...]