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Ode to the Pumpkin + Pumpkin Pecan Muffins (Gluten-Free)

If you've been following me for a while, you know I love me some pumpkin and winter squash. Every Autumn as the leaves begin to turn, I harvest some from my garden and buy many varieties of these babies to make all sorts of tasty treats. Why? First because anything made with real pumpkin is just fabulous in my book. It can go savory or sweet, and it's really good for you. (More on the health benefits below). Read More

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Pudding for Breakfast? You bet.

"What do you eat for breakfast that's fast and healthy?" I get this question a LOT. You know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? Eating breakfast within an hour and a half of waking up, and making sure you get some protein, fat, and fiber will help set you up for success all day. A typical American breakfast with lots of simple carbohydrates like a bagel, toast, muffin, or cereal will leave you hungry in an hour and can keep your blood sugar riding the roller coaster. This will leave you reaching for more carbs or a sugary snack. Instead, eat a breakfast that will nourish you, balance your blood sugar, and give you steady energy until lunch. If you're like many people I work with, you don't have a lot of time in the morning to prep breakfast. I've got you covered! Read More

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