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Keto Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer

  Keto Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer The cool mornings of fall have been making me crave pumpkin spice in my coffee. Instead of falling off the bandwagon or feeling deprived and indulging in the sugar-laden coffee shop version… I decided to create a low carb pumpkin spice coffee creamer of my own. Plus, I made it even healthier by using …

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Pumpkin Spice Granola with Chia & Almonds

In Desserts, Recipe, Snacks by Tara Wright, CHC, MBA0 Comments

This is my “Big Batch” Granola that I make when we run out. Granola is one of the things I learned to make years ago when I realized how much sugar is in the store-bought stuff.
Pumpkin has it’s own sweetness and is a good source of Vitamin E, Thiamin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Iron, Magnesium and Phosphorus and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Riboflavin, Potassium, Copper and Manganese.
Chia Seeds are added as they are rich in fiber, heart-healthy omega-3 fats, protein and vitamins including manganese, phosphorus, copper, selenium, iron, magnesium and calcium.

1/2 cup over our favorite yogurt or just with some Almond Milk is a family favorite and a highly satisfying start to the day. It’s great for a quick breakfast as you’re headed out the door too!

I add the chia seed and chopped almonds to the liquid ingredients so they better stick to the oatmeal. Otherwise they often end up at the bottom of the granola bin.