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Monday, September 30, 2013

Pumpkin Desserts: The Official Flavor of Fall! #Healthy Eating #Weekly Menu Plan

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jack o lantern


Jack-o-lanterns can be scary, but baking with pumpkin shouldn't be. I am not the best baker and pumpkin recipes always seem to come out moist and delicious, even if you use gluten-free flour, so indulge yourself with a pumpkin treat.

Pumpkin Bread
Easy Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake with Vanilla Sauce
Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake with Vanilla Sauce

Pumpkin spice French Toast
Pumpkin spice French Toast

Pumpkin Spice Sugar Cookies
Pumpkin Spice Sugar Cookies

Chocolate Pumpkin Delight Cake
Chocolate Pumpkin Delight Cake


Pumpkin Crumble Cake
Pumpkin Crumble Cake


The Best Pumpkin Pie Fudge
The Best Pumpkin Pie Fudge




Pumpkin Cream Pies
Pumpkin Cream Pies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cupcakes
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cupcakes


Pumpkinintini
Pumpkinintini


Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip
Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip


Pumpkin Cupcakes w/ Maple Cinnamon Cream Cheese Icinc
Pumpkin Cupcakes w/ Maple Cinnamon Cream Cheese Icinc

Weekly Menu Plan:


Sunday: Boeuf a la Mode (Pot Roast) Mashed Potatoes & Spiced Butter Glazed Carrots

Meatless Monday: Arugula & Pears w/ Maple Vinaigrette and Onion Potato Frittata & Rustic homemade bread

Tuesday: Autumn Mac n Cheese with Salad

Wednesday: Chicken Breast Onion & Raspberry Balsamic Vinegar Glaze with Green Beans and Wild Rice

Thursday: Trader Joe's Mahi Mahi Burgers with Fresh Pickles

Friday: Mustard Roasted Salmon with Quinoa and Swiss Chard

Saturday: Thai Pork & Noodle Soup


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13 comments:

  1. Wonderful round-up!!
    Here it's not common to bake sweets with pumpkin, so I loooooooooove seeing all these recipes :)

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    1. Interesting... so pumpkin is treated more like a traditional squash.

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  2. Hi Diane, Nice round-up and variety of pumpkin recipes! Thanks for including my cake!!

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    1. How could I not... it is gorgeous. Thank you for sharing it with us.

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  3. Great round up and so many yummy recipes, Diane! Thanks for including my cookies :)

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    1. You are welcome Jamie... really yummy cookies.

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  4. Hi Diane,
    Great recipes! Thanks for featuring my Pumpkin Spice Sugar Cookies. Have a great week!

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    1. You are very welcome Bridget. Great looking cookie.

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  5. So many great pumpkin desserts and so little time. ;) Thanks for sharing! :)
    Tina at www.tinaschic.com

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    1. LOL... I usually binge for 2 months and then burn out on pumpkin until next year.

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  6. Hi Diane,
    I am getting hungry and all this food looks fantastic! Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and have a fun weekend!
    Miz Helen

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  7. What a great collection of pumpkin recipes, Diane! I've pinned some of them. Your menu plan sounds delicious too :)

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    1. Thanks April,
      We just bought some baking pumpkins so I have to start trying some of these too.

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