Chocolate Pumpkin Bread

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A sweet and healthy dessert to enjoy.

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup pumpkin (canned)
  • ½ cup chocolate chips (dairy-free, paleo friendly)
  • 4 large eggs
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1½ cups almond flour (blanched)
  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F (175C).
  2. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper. Lightly coat with ghee and set aside.
  3. Stir the almond flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg in a large bowl.
  4.  In a separate bowl whisk together the eggs, pumpkin, maple syrup, and vanilla.
  5. Slowly pour in the wet ingredients into the center of the dry ingredients.
  6. Gently stir until the flour disappears and everything is well combined. Add in chocolate.
  7. Pour the mixture into the loaf pan and smooth the top.
  8. Bake for about 45 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  9. Remove from oven and let it cool before slicing.
  10. Enjoy!

Pumpkin Pie

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A healthier alternative to a popular seasonal dessert.

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • 15 ounce pumpkin puree (can)
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (if paleo use alcohol-free or avoid)
  • ¾ cup coconut sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425F (220C).
  2. Place the eggs into a mixing bowl and whisk.
  3. Add in the pumpkin puree, coconut milk, and vanilla extract. Mix until combined.
  4. Add the sugar, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Continue mixing until completely combined.
  5. Place the mixture into a pie pan and bake for 15 minutes.
  6. Reduce the temperature to 350F (175C) and continue to bake for another 45 minutes.
  7. Remove the pie when you are able to insert a knife and have it come out clean.
  8. Allow the pie to cool down for two hours before serving.
  9. Enjoy!

Autumn Pumpkin Bake

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★
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A reminder of fall at any time of the year.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2⁄3 cups coconut milk
  • 1 banana (ripe)
  • 1 apple (pealed and diced)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin spice
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup cashews (chopped)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven. to 350 F (175 C). Add coconut oil to a baking pan and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl combine pumpkin, banana, eggs, coconut milk, pumpkin pie spice, ½ teaspoon cinnamon, and salt.
  3. Using an immersion blender mix the ingredients together.
  4. In a separate bowl sprinkle the remaining cinnamon on the diced apples. Coat fully and add to wet ingredients.
  5. Pour mixture into your baking pan.
  6. Sprinkle the cashews along the top of the dish.
  7. Bake in the oven for 35-40 minutes until the top is golden and mostly firm.
  8. Let it sit for at least 10 minutes before serving. It can be served warm, cold, or at room temperature.
  9. Enjoy!