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    Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

    If there ever was a #basic girl who loved all things pumpkin…it’s me.  I just can’t help it. Something about fall (my favorite season) and delicious pumpkin treats makes me all heart-eyed.  The problem?  Most pumpkin treats aren’t exactly healthy.  Pumpkin breads, cakes, and muffins are usually loaded with sugar and when eaten in excess, which is how I eat them, can sabotage your fitness goals. And get you sugar high.  The solution?  Healthy, low in sugar, PUMPKIN CHOCOLATE CHIP MUFFINS! These pumpkin chocolate chip muffins turned out SO GOOOOOOD! Super soft and chocolaty…I probably ate 5 in the space of an hour…worth it! These are flourless, have no processed sugars, and…

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    3 Unique Health Benefits of Pumpkin

    OCTOBER IS HERE!!! The changing leaves, crisp air, and PUMPKIN EVERYTHING make October one of my favorite months of the year! I figured since you and I will be consuming quite a bit of this delicious squash this season, we might as well be educated to the health benefits of pumpkin! Pumpkins are high in an antioxidant called beta-carotene. This antioxidant is powerful and can prevent certain cancers and heart disease. It also aids in vision and skin health and even can reduce asthma symptoms. Pumpkins are about 90% water and high in fiber. This means that they are low calorie and will keep you full and hydrated making pumpkin…