Yesterday marked the first day of autumn for 2014. Right on cue, the weather turned a little cooler and I am starting to get excited about breaking out my winter clothes. But, arguably, the most exciting part of this seasonal change is that my stash of pumpkin puree in the pantry magically triples! Ok, maybe not ‘magically,’ but I consider it a miracle when I can remember where to locate it in the grocery store. Anyhow, the time has come and my pumpkin-spice obsession has returned. Admittedly I started a little early this year and my husband is convinced if I keep up my current consumption rate, my skin will be glowing orange by the time we hit October.
But I will offer no apology for indulging in this yummy vegetable and here’s why:
Pumpkin is very low calorie flavor boost to lots of recipes.
It’s rich in vitamins A, C, and E. Benefits of these vitamins include ... [More]