Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted, salty pumpkin seeds enrobed in decadent melted dark chocolate. You’ve heard of chocolate-covered cherries, chocolate-covered peanuts, and chocolate-covered strawberries. Well, prepare yourself for chocolate-covered pumpkin seeds! Have you ever found yourself in a pinch before a holiday party? Well, no longer will you have to run out to the store last-minute to buy a…

Pumpkin Spice Cake

Are you good at carving pumpkins? I have the most vivid memories of my dad helping my sisters and me carve pumpkins when we were younger. We would have a chance to think up designs, then we may attempt to cut out the stem-part of the pumpkin before our dad took over with his giant…

20 Thanksgiving Treats to Share (or not to share!)

Who here is a “make everything the morning of” person when it comes to Thanksgiving? I can tell you with 100% certainty that I am! You would think that someone with a healthy food blog, who has to budget her time accordingly in order to publish three new recipes a week, would have better planning…

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Heard of liquid gold? Well, this smoothie is liquid Pumpkin Pie. This autumn, I’ve most definitely been obsessed with pumpkin. And with Thanksgiving coming up this month, I figured it was about time for me to sit down and create a recipe for a pumpkin pie smoothie. With all the flavor, but none of the…

Pumpkin Oat Cereal

Tonight, my dad and I were discussing fall flavors over dinner (because what else would I be discussing? ;)) and he observed that around this time of year, every restaurant goes into “pumpkin overkill”. First, there are the foods that typically include pumpkin, such as pies, lattes, and muffins. Then, you’ve got the foods that…

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Why is Starbucks so expensive? Seriously, the other day I dropped by to buy myself a nice Pumpkin Spice Latte as a treat… and left five minutes later six dollars poorer. And only a small (aka “tall”) coffee to show for it! If you’re like me, and not willing to spend a fortune on coffee…

Pumpkin Waffle for One

The first time my mom and I tried to make healthy waffles, it did not go well. Long story short: the waffle stuck to the pan, it wasn’t cooked through, and we ended up with more charred waffle pieces than decent ones once we had scraped the remains out of the waffle iron. It was…