5 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes to Try This Fall in Craig Ranch

by crblog - October 16th, 2015.
Filed under: Cooking.

When the cool fall air begins to flow through the DFW master planned community of Craig Ranch, so does the smell of delicious home cooked fall meals. It’s the season of everything pumpkin. With so many sweets, it’s easy to break a diet, Craig Ranch is here to help. Here are some great healthy recipes that you should try at your Craig Ranch home!

Silver Dollar Pumpkin Crunch Pancakes

Craig Ranch

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What better way to start your morning than with delicious pancakes? These aren’t your normal pancakes. They offer a whole serving of vegetables, 100% whole grain and no refined sugar. The delectable crunch comes from the pecans that you can sprinkle on top or throw in the batter. Here is the full recipe for you to try!

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Craig Ranch

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Now, this isn’t the one you order at Starbucks every fall. This is one you can make without ever leaving your Craig Ranch home. Though, this isn’t instant coffee, you make it in your slow cooker. You can prepare it the night before and just set it to ‘warm’ overnight. In the morning, you will have a delicious smell to wake up to and an even more delicious pumpkin spice latte.

Turkey and White Bean Pumpkin Chili

Craig Ranch

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One of the best parts about the cold air hitting McKinney, Tx is that you can fix hearty meals that are usually too much for the summer time. Understandably, you might be a little thrown off by the name. You may not think that those 3 flavors would go well together, but that’s the lovely part about chili, you can put virtually anything in it and it will come out delicious. If you’re feeling adventurous and want to try it, you can find the recipe here.

Pumpkin Pie Butter Cups

Craig Ranch

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During Halloween, Reese’s peanut butter cups are usually the favorite of every trick-or-treater. But after Halloween, it’s pumpkin pie’s turn. However, this year, instead of peanut butter, put pumpkin pie filling inside the chocolate. This delicious recipe can be found at Healthy Nibbles and Bits.

Primal Pumpkin Pie

Craig Ranch

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Pumpkin pie is a part of most people’s childhood, whether they loved it or hated it. Make this dessert the one that you tell all of your family to try when they come to Craig Ranch for the holidays. Enjoy this healthier version of this beloved classic, Primal Pumpkin Pie.

Give these healthy recipes a try and let Craig Ranch know how they turned out! Post on Craig Ranch’s Facebook wall a picture of the treat you made and tell us how it turned out!

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