5 Low Calorie Pumpkin Recipes for Holidays
Pumpkin is a truly versatile vegetable that can be used to make anything from soups to the main dish to our desserts. A lot of people think pumpkin pie, when they think of pumpkin, but there are so many other wonderfully tasty food that we can make with pumpkins that are surprisingly low calorie. Here are some recipes to make some pumpkin dishes that do not scare you off with their calorie levels.
1. Pumpkin muffins
Muffins, whatever they are made of are low calorie treats and when made with pumpkin, they also become a healthy treat. They are also easy to store or freeze and do not spoil so easy. It can be a great snack for the kids as well as you for the holidays.
2. Pumpkin soup
Pumpkin can be really delicious and can be a warm treat in the cold nights or in the afternoons. Adding some cheese to it makes it tastier, but you are really calorie conscious you do not have to add it. It is a low calorie soup that can fill you up easily.
3. Pumpkin pancakes
If we can add apples and cranberries to our pancakes, why not pumpkin? It gives the pancakes a different texture and also great taste. We shouldn’t also forget the health factor and that makes pumpkin pancakes a great breakfast option.