Easy Pumpkin Bread

EASY PUMPKIN BREAD

Okay. This is the BEST Easy Pumpkin Bread I have ever had: Truly! So before you read on, I started with a mix. We were short on ingredients and times so since we now have Trader Joes in Birmingham, I bought their pumpkin bread mix because my niece, Carlie, has been raving about it. You know me. I played around with the box mix directions to my liking (and to make it healthier). I halved the oil and used only 1/4 cup and added 1 (6-ounce) container nonfat plain Greek yogurt (I used Fage). I also added 3/4 cup chopped pecans. The baking time on the box said 55 to 60 minutes. I only cooked mine about 45 minutes so be sure to insert a toothpick around 45 minutes in the center and see if it comes out clean. This is such a great recipe and mix, and my kids said that this is their favorite pumpkin bread. It’s great for breakfast, with coffee, dessert, for an after-school snack or even food gifts for the holidays.

One Bowl Pumpkin Bread

Whenever I make Pumpkin Bread, it disappears faster than I can make it. My kids asked me to make Pumpkin Bread this weekend, and my daughter found this recipe for One Bowl Pumpkin Bread. Feel free to enhance it with chocolate chips, pecans or raisins. It’s perfect for breakfast, snack or a dessert. This makes a great DIY holiday gift too! Enjoy!

 

8 Great Fall Recipes and Ideas: Happy Fall

I am looking forward to fall. It is still hot here in Alabama, but it just may get to into the 70’s this weekend.  I thought I would share some great looking fall recipes and ideas starting with my recipe for Lightened Up Pumpkin Dip. Here’s to a great fall of football, Halloween, pumpkins, tailgating and more!

Vegan Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins via Averie Cooks

Pumpkin 7 Layer Magic Bars from Bakers Royale

Peanut Butter Caramel Shortbread Bars via Crazy for Crust

Fall Apple Sangria via We Are Not Martha

Pumpkin Spice Granola via Against All Grain