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Top 3 Health Benefits of Pumpkin for Dogs and Cats

Your dog or cat may be curious about the pumpkins sitting on your front porch. It's already Halloween, and your pumpkin may be beautifully carved, but might also be collecting bacteria. While it's bes…

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A Super Health-Boosting Pumpkin Spice Latte

If you've read my recent article "The Ugly Truth about Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte" and are ready for a delicious beverage that's packed full of healthy and wholesome ingredients, then my recipe fo…

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Tummy Pleasing Maple-Pumpkin Custard

We all love a little dessert sometimes. But for those who are sensitive to wheat, dairy, or sugar, dessert leaves much to be desired. For others, most desserts are unfortunately loaded with inflammato…

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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread

YIELD 36 servings Ingredients 2 1/2 cups brown rice flour 1/2 cup cornstarch 5 teaspoons cinnamon 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon xanthan gum 4 eggs 1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup brown sug…

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Roasted Pumpkin

Ingredients 1  (3-pound) pie or cooking pumpkin 2 tablespoons maple syrup, honey or brown sugar 1 tablespoon olive oil Salt and pepper Garlic powder Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 375F. …

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Kale Salad with Apples and Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

YIELD 10 servings Ingredients Salad: 2 bunches kale, washed, dried and stemmed 2 honeycrisp apples 1 medium red onion, very thinly sliced 1 cup pepitas (shelled pumpkin seeds), toasted …

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Beware! The 6 Most Mislabeled Foods

It is unthinkable that we allow companies to get away with blatant dishonesty on food labels. All ingredients should be listed, no matter what.  Be wary when you buy these 6 foods, and seek out their …

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7 Homemade Spa Treatments from Holiday Leftovers

From turkey enchiladas, to mashed potato fritters, we're always looking for ways to put our holiday leftovers to good use. But what if we stopped shoveling it in and started shoveling it on? Why not…

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No Bake (No Gluten) Spiced Pumpkin Bars

Need an easy, last minute dessert that won’t take up precious real estate in your oven this Thanksgiving/Hanakkah? Simply tired of baking? Have gluten intolerances to appease? Then stress no more! Thi…

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

  Forget grocery store pies! Wow your Thanksgiving dinner companions with this fantastic pumpkin cheesecake. Pumpkin Cheesecake Ingredients: Crust: 1 1/2 Cups ground gingersnaps …

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These recipes look and sound absolutely heavenly! I love squash. Thank you!