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Pumpkins and their Health Benefits

When the holidays approach we get hungry for pumpkin pie.

It's good to know that pumpkins are loaded with vitamin A and C, potassium, magnesium, fiber, and low in calories.

Have a slice of guilt free pumpkin pie!

Ingredients:
1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin (about 1 3/4c)
8 ounces skim milk or 8 ounces low-fat soymilk
3 egg whites
2/3 reduced fat graham cracker crust (take off the sides of the crust and discard)
3/4 cup Splenda sugar substitute
pumpkin pie spice
2 egg whites, for the crust

Directions:
1 Preheat oven to 425°F.
2 Mix pumpkin, milk, and egg whites until smooth.
3 Gradually stir in Splenda (1/4 cup at a time).
4 Add the pumpkin pie spice; taste and add more if need be.
5 Pour into crust** and spread evenly.
6 Bake in the oven for 15 minutes then reduce the temperature to 350°F and bake for another 45 minutes (may vary depending on ovens).
7 Let cool and serve your favorite way.
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Interesting! I'm going to have my wife give this a shot. She is famous for her pumpkin pie -- all made by hand, including growing the pumpkin (she never uses canned pumpkin).

She also makes a mean pumpkin soup. And, of course, pumpkin bread. And muffins. The more with pumpkin the better!
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This look and sounds great, since i am huge pumpkin eater and drinker. If it has pumpkin in it i will usually try it.
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Interesting! I'm going to have my wife give this a shot. She is famous for her pumpkin pie -- all made by hand, including growing the pumpkin (she never uses canned pumpkin).

She also makes a mean pumpkin soup. And, of course, pumpkin bread. And muffins. The more with pumpkin the better!
I bet that pumpkin soup is healthy. We need her recipe!

The bread and muffins sound super tasty too!
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Okay,now you have me wanting a pumpkin spice latte at Starbucks to wash down my pie!!!
Seriously though, I love pumpkin anything!
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Love pumpkin! I just had a pumpkin muffie from Panera Bread this morning
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Okay,now you have me wanting a pumpkin spice latte at Starbucks to wash down my pie!!!
Seriously though, I love pumpkin anything!

I know what you mean, I really with that Sep would hurry and get here so they would be making them again.
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chocolate chip pumpkin anything, and im sold lol. Starbucks does a year round pumpkin loaf here in California (not sure about anywhere else) and I get it when I need a fix! So yummy.
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chocolate chip pumpkin anything, and im sold lol. Starbucks does a year round pumpkin loaf here in California (not sure about anywhere else) and I get it when I need a fix! So yummy.
Starbucks + Pumpkin Loaf = LOVE.
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