How To Keep Your Holidays Healthy With Pumpkin Pie Pudding

How To Keep Your Holidays Healthy With Pumpkin Pie Pudding

What’s not to like about the holidays, am I right?

Even before the trees start changing colors, my mind is sparkling with holiday excitement. Scarves, hoodies, crisp air, time with family, shopping, snowflakes, mistletoe, music. I absolutely love the holiday season.

The challenge comes when I start taking health into consideration.

Turkey dripping with gravy, yams topped with whipped cream, gingerbread bedazzled with colored frosting and candies and pies upon pies upon pies. The deliciousness never ends! 

What should be a time of joy and celebration becomes a battle between myself and my cravings. Keeping portions controlled, plugging my nose to avoid the savory smells while cooking in the kitchen and turning down treat after treat. It’s exhausting and hardly successful. I’m sure you know the story.

But wait! I have good news for you! Or good tidings as the case may be.

 

I have for you a classic holiday recipe that will not only satisfy your sweet tooth and season spirit, but that is also totally healthy!  

Pumpkin Pie Pudding

What says fall more than pumpkin pie? This Pumpkin Pie Pudding is just the thing for a family dinner, a holiday party, or a backup to keep on hand for when the cravings hit.

Incredible And Wholesome Ingredients

This Pumpkin Pie Pudding brings a lot to the table with its wholesome ingredients. The pumpkin itself contains fiber, potassium and vitamin C, which are all good for your heart. The coconut sugar, although it contains little amounts of vitamins and minerals, contains double what granulated sugar has and helps restore good bacteria in the digestive system, making it a much better sweetener option.  

The best part about this pumpkin pie pudding is that it contains Organifi Gold Juice.

Organifi Gold Brings This Dessert To The Next Level

Organifi Gold contains only the best organic, plant based ingredients such as cinnamon, Reishi, coconut milk, turmeric, black pepper, ginger, lemon balm and vanilla to name a few. 

This incredible blend helps boost your immune system with antioxidants, soothe aches and pains with restorative herbs, improve brain function with superfoods and aids digestion with its remedying benefits. And that’s just the beginning of what Organifi Gold can do for you!

So without further ado, let’s make this healthy treat!

Pumpkin Pie Pudding

Makes: Approx 4 cups

Ingredients:

  • 2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2/3 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 2/3 cup unsweetened rice milk (or almond milk)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 scoops Organifi GOLD Powder

Instructions:

  1. Blend all ingredients together in a blender or mixer.
  2. Pour into individual serving glasses.
  3. Refrigerate for a few hours until pudding firms up.
  4. Top with coconut whipped cream, sprinkle with pumpkin pie spice and serve! 

No more caving into cravings and no more missing out on the holiday fun. It’s almost too good to be true. It’s like a holiday miracle! And boy is it delicious.

A holiday classic that’s delicious and good for you. What do you think? Try it out for yourself or for family and friends and tell us your story! What are other holiday favorites that you’d like to see healthy recipes for? Let us know in the comments below and we’ll spread the healthy holiday cheer!

Emilyn Gil is a 22 year old English Major at UVU. She started writing at age 6, and since then has won several awards including the Scholastic Art and Writing Gold Key and was featured in the Kolob Canyon Review in Cedar City. Aside from the written word, her other passions include performing in the occasional musical theater production, and playing piano, guitar, and ukulele. Emilyn currently resides in Orem, Utah with her husband Jorge. You can find more of her work online at emilyaddn.blogspot.com or on Instagram at @emilyncan.



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