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Old 09-16-2008, 03:12 PM   #1
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Canned Pumpkin

I love this stuff......little cinnamon, little pumpkin pie spice, little sweetner....mmmmm
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Old 09-16-2008, 03:14 PM   #2
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OMG, I knew I forgot something at the store today. Last week I made Sausage/Pumpkin soup. Yummy.
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Old 09-16-2008, 03:31 PM   #3
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Yumo! I am waiting patiently for Trader Joe's organic canned pumpkin to hit the shelves. I love that stuff and will never use another kind again!
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Old 09-16-2008, 03:46 PM   #4
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Yumo! I am waiting patiently for Trader Joe's organic canned pumpkin to hit the shelves. I love that stuff and will never use another kind again!
Really? I bought a can of that a couple years back and it was gritty, like it had a bunch of the skin or seeds ground up in it!

I went back to good old Libby's after that....
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Old 09-16-2008, 03:50 PM   #5
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Really? I bought a can of that a couple years back and it was gritty, like it had a bunch of the skin or seeds ground up in it!

I went back to good old Libby's after that....
OMG! Nevah! I have been using it exclusively for years. I have never had a gritty can. I cant stand Libbys now, LOL! Maybe give it another try?
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Old 09-16-2008, 03:53 PM   #6
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I love pumpkin and this time of year.

My two favorite ways of using it are Sheila's recipe: pumpkin+cream cheese+sweetener+spices (ginger & cinnamon)+microwave until warm then stir.

My favorite cold option is to put some in the bullet with plain almond milk + sweetner + spices. It's so good.

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Old 09-16-2008, 05:00 PM   #7
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i switch from berries to pumpkin in my smoothies around this time. i called tj's and they don't have it yet, so sad. i bought a couple cans a whole foods and will order a couple cases of organic soon. you can't imagine how fast i will consume that amt. i'm sure i eat 4 cases/year, at least.
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Old 09-16-2008, 05:27 PM   #8
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MMMMM!! It's pumpkin time! Sometimes I add pumpkin to my hot flaxmeal *cereal*. My kids ask for this pumpkin *custard* type stuff nearly everyday in the fall: canned pumpkin, stevia,eggs,vanilla,pumpkin pie spice,and sometimes cream cheese mixed and baked in the oven in little ramekins. It makes a great breakfast when served with bacon or sasuage.
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Old 09-16-2008, 05:32 PM   #9
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Yumo! I am waiting patiently for Trader Joe's organic canned pumpkin to hit the shelves. I love that stuff and will never use another kind again!
Ditto!!!!!
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Old 09-16-2008, 06:55 PM   #10
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OMG, I LOVE pumpkin, is there a recipe for something (not soupy) that I could take to work? tia for any info
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Old 09-16-2008, 07:52 PM   #11
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It's the only canned good I eat! Try a half-can of pumpkin with a 3-oz cube of cream cheese, ground cinnamon & butter to taste, a packet of Splenda, then nuke 30 seconds. Delicious!!
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Old 09-16-2008, 08:54 PM   #12
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It's the only canned good I eat! Try a half-can of pumpkin with a 3-oz cube of cream cheese, ground cinnamon & butter to taste, a packet of Splenda, then nuke 30 seconds. Delicious!!
I'll have to try this. thanks
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Old 09-16-2008, 09:14 PM   #13
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Pumpkin flax muffins! Add some cream cheese icing (SF, of course) after it cools. Delicious!! Pumpkin shakes!! I love it year round:>
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Old 09-16-2008, 09:32 PM   #14
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1/2 can pumpkin
2-3 TB sf Davincis french vanilla
1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1/4 c hwc
small handful of ice
whirl in the bullet
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Old 09-16-2008, 10:14 PM   #15
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OMG! Nevah! I have been using it exclusively for years. I have never had a gritty can. I cant stand Libbys now, LOL! Maybe give it another try?
I will most definitely give it another go - I must've gotten the can with the organic dirt in it or something!

Last year I made some pumpkin beignets - OMG they were good - even DH, the "I don't like pumpkin!" guy, couldn't leave them alone.

I think I put the recipe in the Recipes Help forum - will have to look it up tomorrow!
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Old 09-16-2008, 10:19 PM   #16
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oh wow sheila, i can't wait to try your pumpkin recipe!!!! yum!
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Old 09-16-2008, 10:51 PM   #17
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mmmmmm! what's the SF cream cheese icing recipe? that sounds great!

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Pumpkin flax muffins! Add some cream cheese icing (SF, of course) after it cools. Delicious!! Pumpkin shakes!! I love it year round:>
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1/2 can pumpkin
2-3 TB sf Davincis french vanilla
1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1/4 c hwc
small handful of ice
whirl in the bullet
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Old 09-17-2008, 04:43 AM   #19
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MMMMMmmmmmm... pumpkin cheesecake and pumpkin soup - two of my favorite things! Hey - I would love to see that pumpkin soup recipe with sausage!
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Old 09-17-2008, 05:39 AM   #20
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Does anyone have a low carb ravioli recipe? I'd love to try to make low carb pumpkin raviolis for the hubby.
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Everything sounds sooo good! I just bought pumpkin spice for my coffee thinking I was on to something.

Is pumpkin low carb.....induction friendly?
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Old 09-17-2008, 05:50 AM   #22
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ive been eating pumpkin sausage soup everyday for lunch
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Old 09-17-2008, 05:52 AM   #23
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I have to tell you that I make Sheila's pumpkin stuff (I think she calls it pumpkin cheesecake on her site, or something like that) and my son loves it. He has since he could eat solids (he is now 2 and 1/2!). I made it the other day for lunch and he said he didn't want it. Then he saw me eating it and ate more than I did! Love the stuff and it is on the induction list--just make sure the can you get is pumpkin and NOT pumpkin pie filling. Read the labels. I always get Libby's--no Trader Joes around here.
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pumpkin flax muffins?

any one care to share a recipe,
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pumpkin flax muffins?

any one care to share a recipe,
Pretty please?
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Listen to Dawn! For Libby's, this is the one to get:

Not this one:

There are other brands of pure pumpkin, but Libby's seems to be the lowest carb per serving of the ones I've come across. Is the carb gram difference logical and should it matter? Maybe not - but it does to me! It's the only brand I buy.
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pumpkin flax muffins?

any one care to share a recipe,
Yes, please ....

And does anyone have a recipe for a pumpkin sausage soup?
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Go to the recipe room here at LCF and do a search or go to LindaSues's website for recipes.

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I did a search and found this but have never tried them...


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I make pumpkin 1 minute flax muffins

1/4 c ground flax meal
1/4 tsp baking soda
1 egg
2 tbsp pumpkin
a few shakes pumpkin pie spice
1 pkg spenda
butter or oil


blend and nuke I do it 2 minutes because I like it dry

and actually I blend it in a magic bullet glass and cook it in the same glass
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