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Tummy Pleasing Maple-Pumpkin Custard

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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 inflammatory sugars, fats, and creams which can leave you feeling bloated with guilt. So how can you have your sweets without re-toxing your body?

Check out this recipe for Maple Pumpkin Custard. A great treat for the autumn season, it is loaded with beneficial ingredients that won’t have your body screaming at you out of guilt.

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The main ingredient is pure canned coconut milk (like Native Forest Organic’s BPA-free cans), which is not only loaded with good, healthy fats that support body function, but is a delicious delicious dairy alternative that will make you feel great. Paired with the other ingredients in this recipe, it works to help your body maintain health and balance. Don’t believe me? Check out the benefits:

Cinnamon promotes healthy blood sugar balance.

Eggs provide thickening and protein.

Pumpkin offers fiber, which helps with blood sugar and weight loss, and skin brightening vitamin A.

Stevia naturally lowers blood sugar and contains zero calories.

Maple syrup is loaded with antioxidants in levels comparable to berries.

Nutmeg can relieve stress and anxiety.

Clove is an anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial spice.

Ginger supports digestive health.

Having a healthy treat once in a while can inspire you to keep up your clean eating. Read on for a delicious, healthy treat for those special occasions that you can feel good about!

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Jordyn Cormier

Jordyn is a choreographer, freelance writer, and an avid outdoors woman. Having received her B.F.A. in Contemporary Dance from the Boston Conservatory, she is passionate about maintaining a healthy body, mind, and soul through food and fitness. A lover of adventure, Jordyn can often be found hiking, canoeing, mountain biking, and making herself at home in the backcountry! Check out what else Jordyn has been up to at jordyncormier.com.

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5:19AM PDT on Sep 30, 2014

Great recipe, thanks for sharing.

3:47PM PDT on Sep 29, 2014

Yummy...TY

9:58AM PDT on Sep 29, 2014

Can't wait to try this for the holidays!

6:21AM PDT on Sep 29, 2014

Thanks for sharing.

6:10AM PDT on Sep 29, 2014

cool

1:31AM PDT on Sep 29, 2014

TYFS

10:08PM PDT on Sep 28, 2014

yum

6:08PM PDT on Sep 28, 2014

Thanks

4:10PM PDT on Sep 28, 2014

Yum

4:08PM PDT on Sep 28, 2014

Yum

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