Healthy Pumpkin Truffles

I was asked to make so fun halloween treats for a show but wanted to come up with something that was a little bit on the healthy side. These little no bake morsels are easy to do and fun to eat.

Ingredients –

3/4 Cup Gluten Free Instant Oat Meal

1/2 Cup Coconut Flour

1/2 Cup Pumpkin

1 tsp Vanilla

1 tsp Baking Powder

1/4 Cup Mini Chocolate Chips

2 Tbs Honey

1/4 Cup Sugar

2 tsp Cinnamon

1 Cup White Chocolate Chips (Optional)

Start my mixing oatmeal, coconut flour, baking powder, cinnamon and sugar together. Then add pumpkin, vanilla, mim chocolate chips and honey. Mix and cool in refrigerator for an hour. Then roll into one inch balls. And either serve as is or dip into melted white chocolate and chill to harden. Enjoy!

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Pumpkin Smoothie

Pumpkin Smoothie

Its my favorite time of year and time to go crazy with pumpkin. I actually dug out my last quart of frozen pumpkin from last year and have been playing around with it. I decided to start with a smoothie.

1 Cup Pumpkin Mashed or Canned
1 Frozen Banana
3/4 Cup Almond Milk
2 Tbsp Splenda
1 tsp Pumpkin Spice
1/2 tsp Cinnamon
1/3 Cup Cool whip or Yogurt

Place it all in a blender and turn it on high for abut 2 minutes. Serve in a tall glass with a sprinkle of cinnamon.

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