11 Healthy Pumpkin Meal Ideas

Nothing screams autumn like pumpkin flavored foods. However, most pumpkin recipes are loaded with unhealthy ingredients. Pumpkins are high in fiber, protein and essential nutrients and low in calories and fats. They are versatile and tasty; you can add them to practically any dish. Pumpkins are also full of health benefits. Pumpkins help to protect your eyes and can also help boost your immune system. Here are some of our favorite healthy pumpkin meal ideas:

11 Healthy Pumpkin Meal Ideas

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1. Crunchy and healthy pumpkin pie

Impress your guests with this healthy pumpkin pie recipe; it will satisfy even picky eaters!

Ingredients:

For crust:

– 2 eggs, organic
– ¼ cup almond meal
– 0/5 tsp. stevia
– 1/3 tsp. salt
– 1 cup milk
– 1 tsp. vanilla extract

For filing:

– 1 tsp. stevia, or to taste
– 1/3 tsp. cinnamon
– ½ tsp. ground ginger
– 1 egg, organic
– 1 ½ cup pumpkin pure

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Instructions:

Preheat your oven to oven to 400 F. In a bowl, whisk eggs, almond meal, stevia, salt, milk, and vanilla extract. In another bowl combine all filling ingredients. Pour filling ingredients into prepared, unbaked pie shell. Bake for 45-50 min. Done!

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