It’s that time of year again””pumpkin season! Everywhere you look, there’s a pumpkin temptation lurking around the corner. Whether it’s pumpkin baked goods or a fancy coffee concoction, the one thing these treats have in common is their high calorie and fat content.
But there’s no reason to “squash” your pumpkin cravings if you’re watching your weight. Here’s a low-carb, vegan and delicious pumpkin dessert recipe that’s big on taste and low on calories.
½ cup organic canned pumpkin
¼ package lite firm silken tofu
2 tsp. stevia
1 tsp. organic vanilla extract
Dash of cinnamon
Optional topping: 1 Tbsp. sliced almonds
Combine all ingredients in a small dessert dish. Serve chilled.
Without almonds: 80 calories, 11 g carbs, 0.5 g fat, 6 g protein, 76 mg sodium, 5 g sugar