A true delight during the holiday season, this Keto Pumpkin Cheesecake is made dairy-free, requires no baking, and is spiced to perfection! An ideal recipe for those who love the classic pie but like to keep things sugar-free and dairy-free.
Flourless Rolled Oat Pumpkin Brownies are fudgy yet fluffy and loaded with pumpkin spice flavors for a guilt-free treat. You can easily swap the pureed pumpkin for mashed sweet potato or any leftover cooked winter squash!
Flourless Chickpea Pumpkin Muffins made gluten-free, dairy-free and refined sugar-free are a lovely fall treat. Warmly-spiced and studded with chocolate chips, these bean-infused muffins are a marvel among baked goods! 😉
Paleo Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodle Cookie Bars are a grain-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free version of classic snickerdoodles with a pumpkin twist! You’ll love these super easy, warmly-spiced fall treats!
Creamy, luscious Gluten-Free Pumpkin Feta Penne Pasta with caramelized onion, spinach, and garlic for an incredibly flavorful yet light pasta!
Warmly-spiced, lusciously moist and fluffy Gluten-Free Apple Pumpkin Bread with a cinnamon crumble streusel topping is everything we all love about fall baked into one healthier treat!
Flourless Protein Pumpkin Pancakes made with rolled oats are warmly-spiced fluffy stacks of breakfast bliss! Low-fat, high in protein and complex carbohydrate, these pumpkin pancakes are an amazing pre or post-workout meal and are just amazing any time the craving strikes!
Paleo Pumpkin Pie Bars with grain-free almond flour crust are sweetened with pure maple syrup for a healthier dessert recipe. This easy pumpkin pie bars recipe is a cinch to make and are perfect if you don’t own a pie pan.
Looking for a low-carb option? No sweat! I have included a recipe for low-carb paleo pumpkin pie bars in this post.
Pumpkin pie, or pumpkin bars? What say you?
Let’s face it – they’re basically identical save for the shape. Same great pumpkin taste, just wearing a different outfit.
If, on the other hand, you don’t own a pie pan, or if you’re intimidated by pies, no sweat! You can still enjoy pumpkin pie in bar-form, and for some reason they seem much less complicated than baking an actual pie.
The cinnamony maple pumpkin filling atop a shortbread-like grain-free pie crust is absolutely mouth-watering, and an amazing dessert to share.
Let’s get into the details!
Gluten-Free Pumpkin Muffins with Streusel Topping are a delightful fall treat. Pumpkin pie spice lends warm flavor to these cozy muffins and that topping makes them simply irresistible.
Today is a nerve-wracking day for everyone. You may feel your fate lives outside of yourself. Is that really true?
Rather than allowing ourselves to get carried away with fear and anxiety, our energy is best served turning inward.
What can I do to improve my well-being today?
Is there something I can do to help someone?
What is really, truly important when I zoom out?
A few simple questions and some deep breathing may be all it takes to bring ourselves back to peace and to recognize: life is a journey, and it doesn’t need to be controlled.
Surrender isn’t for the weak. It’s for the courageous. When we allow life to be as it is, we’re receptive to its lessons. If we try to resist, that which we resist persists.
So we can take a collective moment, you and me, to take a deep breath, exhale out our need for control, really take a look around and find something beautiful we can appreciate.
You are your own leader.
And streusel topping always improves a muffin. Always. That is a fact.
So if you’re game for another pumpkin treat, if you’re like me and you stress-bake-and-share, I’m here for you.
Let us bake.
Paleo Pumpkin Swirl Brownies made two ways! This post includes a gluten-free option using a gluten-free all-purpose flour blend, and a grain-free option made with almond flour.
Dairy-free, refined sugar-free, rich, warmly-spiced, ultra chocolatey with all the fall flavors nestled into one delectable dessert bar.
Has anyone else been finding comfort at the bottom of a brownie dish lately?
When it seems like there is not enough fudgy melty chocolate in the world to soothe the soul, rest assured, these brownies are here for you.
AND they include a delightful swirl of pumpkin with all the pumpkin spice flavor swaddled deep inside.
Like a down blanket for your taste buds. If you will.
These paleo pumpkin swirl brownies are an amazing amalgamation of two of your favorite flavors: chocolate and pumpkin. Nope, you don’t even have to choose between them!
Because I’m so obsessed with pumpkin brownies, I created two versions of this recipe, both of which are near and dear to my heart and turn out completely differently from one another.
So make them both, because: variety 😉
Details? Here they are:
- Gluten-Free and Grain-Free options
- Refined sugar-free
- Moist, fudgy, rich and decadent
- Sinfully delicious
Let’s talk ingredients!
Healthy Pumpkin Cake made grain-free, refined sugar-free, dairy-free, and paleo friendly. This easy-to-bake pumpkin cake is warmly-spiced and healthy enough to eat for breakfast.
If I know you at all, I have a sneaking suspicion this is the exact cake you’ve been craving.
Okay, perhaps that was a massive projection, but this is the exact cake I have been craving not only recently, but for several autumns past.
Imagine this: all the colors and flavors of fall jam packed into one healthy pumpkin cake. It comes together lightning fast, and gifts your taste buds an utter explosion of pumpkin flavor.
Have I mentioned it’s healthy?
- Lower in sugar than a regular cake, but perfectly sweet.
- Grain-free, gluten-free
- Easy to make Vegan (see notes)
- Refined sugar-free
- Easy to make sugar-free/low-carb (see notes)
- Moist, fluffy, delicious
My secret ingredient to keep the cake lower in added sugar?: Ripe banana. The cake is mostly sweetened with one ripe banana (I can’t taste it over the pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice, but if you have ultra sensitive taste buds, you may be able to).
Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread with pumpkin pie spice is a fall explosion of warmly-spiced loaf bliss. Refined sugar-free, moist, fluffy, delicious!
Gluten-Free Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies with Chocolate Chips are a chewy, delightful fall-inspired treat. Sweetened with coconut sugar, these oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are refined sugar-free.