12 Recipes for Thanksgiving Leftovers

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By now I’m guessing we’ve all started our shopping lists for the big Thanksgiving meal … I’m whipping up some classic mac ‘n cheese as a side dish, as well as a dessert to take to our family gathering this year. I know, I know I have an easy holiday ahead of me! Even better, […]

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Dessert Ideas

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Thanksgiving does not only mean delicious foods and desserts, but it means pumpkins! This holiday always gives me the excuse of buying a cart full of canned pumpkin so I can go to town turning every recipe I know into a pumpkin recipe. Today I’ve gathered together some Thanksgiving pumpkin dessert ideas that are bound […]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

Pumpkin Bread

This is what is happening on our food blog, SkinnyNotSkinny, today. It’s the most amazing, easy-to-make (next to the Quick Amish Bread, that is!) bread that is perfect for fall and the holiday season! RECIPE –> Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread    

Fun Things To Do With A Pumpkin

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Halloween is right around the corner and soon as that’s over, Thanksgiving will be here and both holidays mean PUMPKINS! Last year we went to a pumpkin patch and came home with armfuls of them, but I was pretty stumped trying to figure out what to do with all of them. Truth be told, they […]

Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese

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Like most kids, my boys love macaroni and cheese. Unfortunately, they are a bit less enthusiastic about healthier foods. So I found a great way to sneak a vitamin-packed fruit into their favorite food. I took my recipe for baked macaroni and cheese—which I came up with by combining a few other recipes I’d found […]

Pumpkin Crunch Cake

Pumpkin Crunch Cake

Don’t forget to check out our new FOOD BLOG – SKINNY NOT SKINNY – dedicated 100% to food! While visiting family out of town for the holiday this past weekend, I baked so many yummy goodies that it’s truly hard for me not to share them with you all at once. Not to overwhelm you, […]

Recipe: Fluffy pumpkin heaven.

Since I love holidays and food it will come to no surprise to you that Thanksgiving is my favorite. Our family Thanksgiving always includes the same delicious foods that I look forward to eating all year. Since I’m still somewhat new to having my own family and hence contributing my own food to Thanksgiving, I’ve […]

Recipe: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Everyone talks about pumpkin chocolate chip cookies but I’ve never tried them before. To be honest, they never sounded that appealing to me. Since I was getting pretty curious about this recipe and because no one else in my family had ever tried them before, I decided to do a test run before Thanksgiving to […]

Pumpkin Oatmeal Recipe

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Warning!!! I have quite a few great pumpkin recipes up my sleeve for this month! If you want some recipes for pumpkin puree outside of pumpkin pie your at the right place! Hurricane Sandy kept us home bound for a few days but luckily we had heat and electricity. We had to sit tight at home […]

Pumpkin Protein Shake

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Being a nursing mama, I’m always looking for new ways to add extra protein into my diet. With the Fall season upon us I was inspired to play around with pumpkin as a new smoothie ingredient. Not only is this recipe fast – toss in a blender and go – it’s super delicious and packed […]