Showing posts with label Pumpkin. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Pumpkin. Show all posts

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Dark Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Brownies

These Dark Chocolate Chip Brownies are so easy to put together with 3 ingredients!  A healthified way to eat brownies ..


Friday, December 13, 2013

Pumpkin Spice Carrot Cake

Hubby bought me a food processor a few weeks ago and I am just now getting around to figuring out how it operates.  At first, it was very frustrating not having it seal correctly.  Now, it is a breeze to use, I don't know what I did different other than read the directions ~wink~ and love using it!  Yesterday, I decided to make a Pumpkin Spice Carrot Cake....using the food processor.  I wasn't happy with the outcome in the beginning since I ended up with a very wet egg and sugar mixture.  It was not at all what I envisioned, however, I decided to go forward with it anyway.  I'm so glad I did!  Though, I didn't know where I was going with it...pie or cake.  It turned out to be a little of both.  I have also made this cake using my stand mixer and it was tall, moist and wonderful.  My boys ate it all without icing!  Either way, you will love this!

Friday, November 8, 2013

Pumpkin Spice Dip with Maple Cinnamon Pumpkin Spice Waffle Dippers

I have mentioned it before and I'll say it again...I do not like pumpkin pie.  Yes, I know what you are thinking and just imagine I may nbe the only person that doesn't like it!  They was always made by my precious Mama and Grandma every holiday.  A huge dollop of cream on top and my, oh my, dear Daddy was a happy man!  I on the other hand, never inherited the love of pumpkin pie.  I do love pumpkin bread, cookies, muffins and now, this dip.  Just don't give me a slice Mama's pumpkin pie or I'll have to hurt feeling and not eat it. Check out this recipe on The Great Eggo Waffle Off!


Friday, September 27, 2013

Crock Pot Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal

It’s Fall!  Hopefully, we will see a change in the weather, something other than rain and heat would be welcomed.  How is the weather in your part of the world?  Wishing you comfort and sunshine, wherever you are. 
I seem to think of using pumpkin when Fall is officially here and visual at the market.  Making me want to take them home to decorate, display and eat them.  I did buy a pie pumpkin a couple of days ago but ended up using canned pumpkin for this Crock Pot Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal.  This is the first time I have cooked oatmeal in the crock pot and very pleased I did.  It was like eating a Pumpkin Spice Muffin in a bowl.  Warm and soft and quite filling.  This is definitely a keeper and will be made often. 

#crockpot #recipes #oatmeal #breakfast

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Ginger Pumpkin Bread with Cinnamon Glaze

Happy Fall Y'all!  This great quick bread, Ginger Pumpkin Bread with Cinnamon Glaze, is perfect for the first day of fall!  So easy and full of the flavors associated with a chill in the air.  If only the weather would get the hint.  

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Pumpkin Spice Bran Muffins

Another muffin recipe for you to enjoy.  Muffins are so easy to make and eat.  This one if full of bran, pumpkin, spice and the dark chocolate chips I added.   Eaten as a snack or breakfast is alright with me.  Enjoy!


Friday, October 12, 2012

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffins

I made these at least 5 times last week for my boys!  They just love them!  They sneak in the kitchen, pretend to do something and the next thing I know I hear the sound of running feet and a discover a missing muffin!   LOL  I'm telling you......You better put some aside for yourself if you want any.



Pumpkin Muffins

1 cup unbleached whole wheat flour
1 cup unbleached all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup brown sugar, packed, homemade
3 Tablespoons unsulfered molasses
1/3 cup oil
2 eggs
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup pureed pumpkin
1/2 cup nuts, chopped fine, optional
1/2 cup coconut, optional
1/2 cup dark chocolate chips, optional

Toppings

pumpkin seeds
coconut
streusel

Method

Preheat oven 375 degrees F.
Grease or put liners, in muffin pans.

Beat eggs, brown sugar and molasses until light in color.
Beat in flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and additional spices if desired,
Add buttermilk while mixing until incorporated.
Stir in pumpkin and any optional ingredients.
Fill muffin cavities 2/3 full.
Bake 8 minutes and turn pans around.
Cook another 3-5 minutes, depending on your oven, more or less.
Done with toothpick comes out clean.
Enjoy!




Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Pumpkin Apple Bites

I made these thinking there would finally have a pumpkin pie I would eat.  I like pumpkin but have never liked pumpkin pie.  These turned out great.  A little pumpkin and apple with cinnamon and brown sugar in a hand held crust.  Very easy to make.  My hubby was eating them as fast as they came out of the oven.  We just love little bites of everything, don't you?

Pumpkin Apple Bites
makes 16-24 (we kept eating the filling so not certain) ;D

1 -2 cups diced apples 
1 - 2 cups diced fresh pumpkin
1/2 cup brown sugar
1-2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
pinch of salt
flour tortillas, I used 6” and got three 2 1/2 - 3” circles  You can use a small mouth jar ring

Directions 

Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Cut your tortillas into circles
Peel pumpkin with a vegetable peeler, dice 
Dice apples.
Toss both with brown sugar and cinnamon.
Heat tortillas in microwave, a few at a time,  for 5 – 10 seconds.
Fit into mini muffin tins.
Add pumpkin and apple mixture.
Cook in a preheated oven for 5-12 minutes.  Until set and tortilla cups are starting to brown.





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