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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 wonít have your body screaming at you out of guilt.

Sweet Potato Soup with Ginger & Coconut

7 Alternatives to Conventional Milk

The main ingredient is pure canned coconut milk (like Native Forest Organicís 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. Donít 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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7:47PM PDT on Oct 21, 2014

this sounds good

11:26AM PDT on Oct 18, 2014

Live long and prosper

8:53PM PDT on Oct 10, 2014

Looks delightful, Thanksgiving is on Monday, October 13th, so this is an easy recipe for a long weekend.

Sara S mentioned that eggs can 'carry various diseases.' If one obtains eggs from non-factory farmed sources there are few threats, but most of the population have eaten eggs at one time or another and the majority of humanity has not died in droves as of yet. Looking forward to all of the ingredients, especially the maple syrup and pumpkin and yes, delicious farm fresh eggs.

4:19PM PDT on Oct 7, 2014

There are vegan thickening agents available. Eggs can carry all sorts of diseases, given the conditions in factory farming facilities.

4:53PM PDT on Oct 5, 2014

Thanks Jordyn.

8:34AM PDT on Oct 5, 2014

Thanks Jordyn for sharing the info and links.

11:46AM PDT on Oct 1, 2014

Thanks for sharing.

1:43PM PDT on Sep 30, 2014

yummy recipe...going to have to exercise more...LOL

10:21AM PDT on Sep 30, 2014

It sounds really good. Thanks!

5:19AM PDT on Sep 30, 2014

Great recipe, thanks for sharing.

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Sounds rather delightful and comforting.

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