Category Archives: Pumpkin

Pumpkin Whole Wheat Cinnamon Buns

Happy Friday! I hope that everyone had a great week. It was a busy one here, and I’m really looking forward to the weekend. Here is a great weekend recipe. You can mix up the dough on Friday night, pop … Continue reading

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Banana Pumpkin Cream Pie

In the last week or two, several of the cooking blogs I follow have posted alternative recipes for Pumpkin Pie. I’m not trying to jump on the bandwagon, because I think that the humble pumpkin pie is one of the … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake with Speculoos Cookie Crust

Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays. Perhaps it’s because I love an excuse to eat candy (although I always make sure to go for a long-ish run on Halloween), or because planning costumes is so much fun. … Continue reading

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Whole Grain Pumpkin Spice Bread

Tinkering with quick bread recipes is one of my favorite excuses to bake. Over the years, I have made dozens of ‘healthy’ pumpkin bread recipes, all with my own spin, but I’ve never bothered to write down the ingredients. This … Continue reading

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Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta with Shrimp and Chard

The best foods are delicious and beautiful. I love the vibrant colors in this autumn-hued pasta dish, and the perfect blend of flavors and textures. Silky smooth butternut squash sauce coats al dente spaghetti, tender shrimp, and slightly crisp baby … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Spice Whole Wheat Bagels

Happy Sunday! I hope that everyone is having a great weekend. In a few minutes I’m heading out for a long run…here’s to hoping it goes well! I’m usually pretty happy with a protein shake and clif bar after a … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Butter Cups…and more speedwork!

Does anyone have a favorite marathon-training speed workout? I try to do two speed workouts each week- one with shorter intervals or a fartlek, and also a tempo run. Typically, the interval workouts feel a lot easier to me even … Continue reading

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