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4 Sweet & Healthy Pumpkin Recipes

Between autumn harvest, Halloween and Thanksgiving, pumpkins have the spotlight right now. And they’ve earned it. These gorgeously vivid orbs make for beautiful fall-time décor, they’re naturally sweet and delicious, they’re high in fiber, they’re low in calories, and they’re bursting with super nutrients linked to eye health, lower blood pressure, heart health, sexual health, improved sleep, and more!  … Read More

Roasted Sweet Potato & Feta Dinner Salad

Naturally sweet while low on the glycemic index, roasted sweet potato not only adds warmth to this meal, but also brings a boost of fat-blasting fiber that fills you up fast and helps to bust cravings. Pumpkin seeds and walnuts are high in hormone-balancing zinc and healthy fatty acids, while feta cheese is pleasantly creamy, high in calcium and protein.… Read More

DIY Roasted Seasoned Pumpkin Seeds

Grocery stores everywhere are pushing pumpkins right now. And even if you aren’t the jack-o-lantern type, don’t let the opportunity for fresh DIY pumpkin seeds (or seeds from any kind of squash) pass you by. Most store-bought pumpkin seeds are over-roasted and rancid, destroying most of the healthy nutrients that make them such an ideal snack to begin with. Pumpkin… Read More

Chocolate Pumpkin Seedtella

When you committed to losing weight, did you think you’d have to completely give up on the guilty pleasure of spooning smooth, chocolatey Nutella into your mouth with giddy, eye-rolling abandon? Well – now you don’t. You’re welcome. This healthy, vegan, sugar-free chocolate spread recipe uses antioxidant-rich pumpkin seeds instead of nuts, rich in healthy fatty acids and trace minerals… Read More

Seasons Changing

A sweater can hide a million weight loss sins! The weather is cooling down, Thanksgiving and the holiday season are just around the corner. So what does this usually mean for our waistlines? Yes, they do tend to expand along with the dropping temperatures. Add to the fact that no longer are cute shorts or swimsuits are in season, and… Read More