I love all things pumpkin, and when Fall rolls around I can’t get enough of it! These pumpkin bars are similar in taste to pumpkin bread, but are a lighter in texture and are super simple to make. Lightly sweetened with honey and maple syrup, warming you with clove, cinnamon, and ginger, these grain-free and dairy-free pumpkin bars are a great fall treat!
Eat your vitamins:
Pumpkin is such a versatile fruit, that can be used for sweet or savory dishes. Like most other orange winter squash, pumpkin is full of lutein and both alpha and beta carotene, which the body converts to vitamin A (over 200% of your daily value in just one serving!). Pumpkin is also full of fiber and vitamins C, K, and B6 which makes it high in antioxidant support. It even contains omega-3 fats, which are helpful in warding off inflammation in the body. Now let’s go eat some pumpkin! Continue reading