Tag: pumpkin

FN's Top Recipes, Lightened Up: #4 Paula's Pumpkin Bars

by in Healthy Recipes, Meal Makeovers, January 18, 2010

Paula's Pumpkin Bars
These delectable bars were number four on Food Network’s Top 50 Recipes of 2009. Here are a few simple tips to slim them down without using lower-fat ingredients (seriously!).

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Put These On Your Plate: 10 Holiday Must-Haves

by in Healthy Tips, Thanksgiving, November 24, 2009

Herbed Butter Parsnips
There’s no lack of choices at Thanksgiving, but certain seasonal foods should take top priority. If you’re going to indulge, why not fill up on the flavor-filled, good-for-you stuff? Here’s our top 10 picks for your plate.

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Weekly Bits: Pumpkin Galore

by in Reader Tips & Comments, October 31, 2009

We celebrated lots of holidays this week — Halloween, National Oatmeal Day (Thursday) and National Chocolate Day (Wednesday). As always, you, our readers, had great ideas for all of them — from cooking with pumpkin to overnight oats. Here are our faves from the week.

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Roast Your Own Pumpkin Seeds

by in Healthy Recipes, October 28, 2009

pumpkin seeds
When carving up your jack o’ lantern, don’t ditch the seeds along with the rest of your pumpkin’s innards. Cook them up for a tasty snack or the perfect addition to tonight’s dinner.

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The Veggie Table: Pumpkin's Possibilities

by in The Veggie Table, October 3, 2009

wontons
As seasons change, so do the menus. Sure, it’s sad to pack up the grill and say “arrivederci” to dining al fresco, but there is something exciting about the first crisp autumn days and the chance to make warm, comforting foods again. If you’re anything like me, fall foods are synonymous with pumpkin, but that doesn’t only mean pumpkin pie. Full of vitamin A and fiber, pumpkin works well with breakfast, in a smoothie and other non-pie sweets.

Here are some of my favorite pumpkin recipes.

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