Slim & Healthy Pumpkin Drinks: Smoothies, Lattes, Milkshakes and More

Slim & Healthy Pumpkin Smoothie

If you like pumpkin pie, you’ll love this collection of slim & healthy pumpkin drinks that includes recipes for lighter versions of pumpkin smoothies, lattes, milkshakes and more. (I’ve done the work already, calculating the PointsPlus values.) I love indulging in pumpkin flavored drinks, especially at this time of year. Unfortunately they can be full […]

8 Healthy Pumpkin Soup Recipes

Easy Healthy Low Calorie Pumpkin Soup Recipes

It’s that time of year when many of us are in the market for healthy pumpkin soup recipes! I’m a big soup lover and am always adding to my collection of  easy healthy soup recipes. Soups are a delicious, healthy way to satisfy your hunger with minimal fat and calories. And healthy pumpkin soup recipes […]

7 Great Recipes for Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

I haven’t roasted pumpkin seeds since I was a kid. But very autumn my mind drifts back to our family’s annual pumpkin ritual: after spending the better part of a crisp weekend afternoon picking out the perfect pumpkins at a local farm, we’d spread newspapers out on the kitchen table and get to work turning […]

Skinny Healthy Pumpkin Dessert Recipes

Healthy Low Fat Pumpkin Mousse

Are you looking for a healthy pumpkin dessert recipe other than healthy pumpkin pie, healthy pumpkin cake or healthy pumpkin cookies? I’m a huge pumpkin fanatic and have yet to meet a pumpkin dessert I didn’t like. For me, Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without a pumpkin dessert or two. But these days, I’m on the […]

11 Healthy Low Fat Pumpkin Cookie and Pumpkin Bar Recipes

Healthy Low Fat Pumpkin Cookies

Do you crave sweet baked pumpkin treats this time of year? I certainly do. But this year I’m concentrating on light and healthy baking, so I can indulge a bit more without packing on the holiday pounds. I’m having fun baking healthy low-fat pumpkin muffins and pumpkin breads and there’s a freshly baked healthy low-fat pumpkin […]

Healthy Low Fat Pumpkin Bread, Muffin & Scone Recipe Roundup

Healthy Pumpkin Bread, Muffin & Scone Recipes

I especially love baking at this time of year, probably because I’m a huge fan of pumpkin. I have  a difficult time getting visions of pumpkin bread, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin scones, healthy pumpkin cake, healthy pumpkin pie, and healthy low-fat pumpkin cookies out of my head. During the summer I’m all about healthy blueberry muffins but when […]

Healthy Pumpkin Pie Recipes for Thanksgiving and Beyond

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie is an essential part of  the Thanksgiving holiday season for many of us. It sure is for me and my family. Pumpkin is a superfood you should add to your diet all year long. It’s rich in potassium, vitamin A, beta carotene and fiber. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said of traditional pumpkin […]

3 Favorite Pumpkin Bread Recipes Lightened Up

Pumpkin Bread

If you, like me, love pumpkin and believe that autumn wouldn’t be complete without at least one batch of homemade pumpkin bread, here are three of my favorite pumpkin bread recipes, lightened up to make them more Weight Watchers friendly. I’ve also gathered a few more pumpkin bread recipes from around the web. These pumpkin […]

Pumpkin Pasta with Sausage


I tried this recipe for pumpkin pasta with sausage last night. When you are short for quick easy dinner ideas, pasta is hard to beat. This recipe for sausage pumpkin sauce for pasta from Rachael Ray caught my eye, (probably because I love sausage) as I was searching the internet for dinner inspiration. As usual, I […]

11 Healthy Breakfast Cookie Recipes

Healthy Breakfast Cookies

Breakfast Cookie Recipes? Cookies for Breakfast? Yes, it’s possible to start your day with cookies as long as they are made from one of the healthy breakfast cookie recipes, that I’ve gathered here. I know it’s a cliche but, for most people, a healthy breakfast is important to get the day started right. Did you […]

Pumpkin Squares Recipe


We are well into pumpkin season and I have not yet begun to satisfy my desire for all things pumpkin. Pumpkin squares, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin bread, pumpkin squares, pumpkin soup, pumpkin cookies, and pumpkin pie are foods I can’t seem to get enough of this time of year. Somehow, I have even managed to develop […]

Pumpkin Muffins

Healthy Pumpkin Muffins

These delicious pumpkin muffins made with canned pumpkin puree were on Saturday’s baking class menu. The recipe, which I modified to make more Weight Watchers friendly, is from Baking: From My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan. They are based on the pumpkin muffins made by Sarabeth Levine, that Dorie believes should be the benchmark […]