Pumpkin spice flavours are everywhere this time of year. From cereal, to lattes at the coffee shop, to a seasoning added to cinnamon buns. But why not use pumpkin puree in your recipes? You can easily make your own from pumpkins grown in your yard, or just picked up at the store for farmers’ market. […]
Tips for making a healthier Thanksgiving dinner, and cutting out some meal stress too It may seem like everything is becoming “green” lately, but Thanksgiving? Why not! Often, Thanksgiving meals are loaded up on the brown, carb-heavy foods. This year, why not try to “green up” your Thanksgiving meal? Not only will this increase your […]
Recipe adapted from Marietta Slater – Taste of Home
These cookies are a great hit with the kids!
Makes 42 cookies
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Starting your day off with a warm bowl of oatmeal not only tastes fantastic but will boost your fibre intake and protect against heart disease. Here is a hearty variation with added pumpkin to boost your beta carotene intake.
(From “Cook Great Food by Dietitians of Canada”, 2001, recipe by Tracy Nash) These muffins are loaded with vitamin A from the pumpkin. This recipe makes a large batch so you can put some in the freezer for quick additions to lunches.