Maple Pumpkin Granola [Gluten-Free & Vegan]

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This super crunchy, gluten-free & vegan, and superfood packed maple pumkin granola is sure to be a new snack [or breakfast!] favorite! Guys, this is officially the last pumpkin recipe of the season for me. Let's all pause, hold hands, and bow our heads for a moment of silence to honor the end of this pumpkin season. It was a memorable and delicious one, but now is the time to move on to the flavors of gingerbread, eggnog and peppermint. Well, not quite yet - this maple pumpkin granola needs to be shared first. So hang with me here guys....cling to that pumpkin ... Continue Reading...

[Gluten-Free,Vegan & Paleo] Cranberry Cacao Nib Pumpkin Bars

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These gluten-free pumpkin bars are vegan as well as paleo! Flourless, egg-less, and processed sugar free, these pumpkin bars are still gooey and oh so delicious! Pumpkin mania is in full swing here in the Katalyst Health house hold. Thankfully, my new roommate [aka Sissy] is a big fan of pumpkin as well or else I would be turning orange by now. Pumpkin in my baked goods, in my yogurt, in my oatmeal... #sorryimnotsorry I only get this out of control with pumpkin two months out of the twelve, so I don't see the harm in getting a tad bit overboard! Plus, ... Continue Reading...

[Gluten-Free] Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

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A delicious pumpkin chocolate chip muffin that is gluten-free, refined sugar free, dairy-free and yes, vegan! I've had this recipe under wraps for a few weeks now, but I just couldn't hold on to it any longer. I've already eaten my way through two batches, and am on the hunt for some more pumpkin so that I can make some more. So ya, I figured it was probably time to let these little pumpkin chocolate chip muffins have their day in the sun [err, on the blog]. Pumpkin baked goods are a hit and miss with my family. Pumpkin pie is a must come fall time, but every ... Continue Reading...

Pumpkin Mac & Cheese

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A pumpkin mac and cheese that's creamy and cheesy, with just a hint of pumpkin flavor! Your family will love the creaminess of this dish, and you'll love that it's filled with a hidden vegetable! Pumpkin mania has taken over my friends. Although to be fair, I would eat this mac & cheese year round, without any hesitation. The pumpkin just makes it so gosh darn creamy! Now I have made pumpkin mac & cheese before, but I think this version is probably my favorite. It's no fuss - simple to throw together, simple ingredients, and done in less than 30 minutes. ... Continue Reading...

Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins

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Sweetened with honey and bananas and made without oil, these lightened up pumpkin cranberry muffins make the perfect wholesome snack! The muffin bug has hit me hard ladies and gents. To be honest, this recipe was supposed to be a sweet bread. I thought I would bring it in to my co-workers at work this week and we could snack on it while sipping on our morning coffees, but apparently I threw my old loaf pan away, so muffins it is [it’s the thought that counts though, right?]. I can always tell when the holidays are approaching, because my body tends to crave certain ... Continue Reading...