It’s the time of year when delicious healthy fall treats are all around us. At the same time that every store seems to be filled with pumpkin spice scented products, the flavors are also hitting the shelves.
This is a fantastic time of year to look for healthy and tasty foods. Healthy fall treats seem to simply come naturally with this time of year. After all, it’s time to harvest many different sweet, rich and delectable ingredients. Something as simple as a squash or a pumpkin can be turned into everything from a creamy side dish to a mouth watering favorite dessert.
The next time you’re looking for healthy fall treats that will knock your socks off, consider the following options:
Pumpkin pie smoothie – yes, it is possible to enjoy the flavors of a pumpkin pie without the guilt. Just work them into a smoothie! It takes everything you love from the dessert and everything you love from a healthy smoothie and brings them together. In a blender cup, combine ¾ cup of pumpkin puree, 1 cup of milk (or non-dairy alternative), a teaspoon of raw honey, a tablespoon of almond butter and ½ to 1 teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice (to taste). Blend and enjoy.
Cinnamon roasted pumpkin seeds and almonds – almonds and pumpkin seeds are both full of nutrients. Cinnamon is an anti-inflammatory while also having properties associated with weight loss and even improved mental health. Fortunately, these ingredients all mix very well together. They take less than 10 minutes to roast with a gorgeous dusting of cinnamon. Even better, making this snack provides a beautiful scent to your whole home.
Rolled turkey with apples and goat cheese – fill deli turkey meat with chipped apple and goat cheese for a delicious protein packed treat. It tastes great and will keep you full from the protein and fiber combination. For a little something extra, use dip into a little bit of organic mustard. It will add another layer of nutrition to your snack and mustard seed is great for dieters.
Of course, with such delicious treats, you may find yourself craving more food at this time of year. Keep your cravings under control with a safe appetite suppressant containing formula such as Phentramin-d. This formulation is made with not only known appetites suppressants, but also fat burners that will help you to blast through all those tasty fall treats all the faster.