Pumpkin Fried Rice with Ginger | Swirls and Spice

Pumpkin Fried Rice with Ginger

Golden ginger lends a touch of zing to rice grains and slices of tender pumpkin. Simply toss together a handful of seasonal ingredients to create this fresh take on fried rice. I’ve done quite a bit of experimenting with cranberry recipes in my kitchen, but when it comes to pumpkin, I usually pick plain and simple pumpkin pie over anything else.  Until this month I had posted just … Continue reading Pumpkin Fried Rice with Ginger

Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream {Dairy-Free, Paleo}

Creamy coconut milk pairs with pumpkin and warm spices to create a gloriously rich ice cream that might even eclipse a slice of pie.  And it only needs five ingredients! Clean eating that tastes this good makes me even happier to celebrate and “indulge.”  Gathering with friends and family to enjoy some amazing pumpkin ice cream seems like a great way to spend November (or … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream {Dairy-Free, Paleo}

Dairy Free Oat Bars made with Pumpkin, Spelt Flour and Dates

Pumpkin Spiced Oat Bars

Oatmeal cookies are wonderful, anything pumpkin is irresistible, and date squares done right are sweet bliss.  Put them all together and you get these deliciously chewy pumpkin oat bars. Decadent, thanks to dates, nuts, pumpkin, and autumnal spices, these bars also keep well.  If fact, the bars taste better on the second day as the spices infuse each bite with the rich aromas of fall.  Made … Continue reading Pumpkin Spiced Oat Bars

Pumpkin Coconut Bites

Pumpkin cookie dough, anyone?  Rich in coconut flavor and punctuated with pecans, eating a few of these bites offers the satisfaction of a sweet treat without sugar shock.  I started with an old recipe of mine, Chocolate Topped Acorn Bites, and came up with an even healthier paleo pumpkin snack.  These are naturally sweetened by dates and are rich in fiber and healthy oils thanks … Continue reading Pumpkin Coconut Bites