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6 Sensational Thanksgiving Superfoods

Who doesnít love Thanksgiving dinner? When that dinner emphasizes lots of seasonal fruits and vegetables it also offers many health benefits too. Here are my six picks for sensational, health-boosting…

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Pumpkin, Bacon and Brussels Sprout Crostini

Three fall favorites converge atop a creative crostini appetizer. It's a party-proof way to get your veggies and indulge all in the same bite.   YIELD 6-8 servings Ingredients 2 pound…

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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Don't get sick of pumpkin just yet. This is a truly unique pumpkin snack, so put down that artificially flavored pumpkin spice latte and pull out your blender instead! A healthy frozen smoothie with p…

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11 Healthy Soups for Fall

Itís fall, yíall. You know what that means: soup season is upon us! (Didnít you hear? Itís a real season). To celebrate, weíve rounded up some of the best healthy soup recipes from around the web, per…

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Depression-Busting Pumpkin Muffins (Paleo)

Well, I canít eat muffins in an agitated manner. The butter would probably get on my cuffs. One should always eat muffins quite calmly. It is the only way to eat them. -Oscar Wilde , ĒThe Importance…

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5 Ways Pumpkin Boosts Immune Health

Pumpkins are more than just beautiful and versatile. They may just help you strengthen your immune system just in time for cold season. Maybe that's why they're such a popular food in fall and winter!…

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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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