Pumpkin for dogs

Pumpkin and dogs

Is pumpkin safe for dogs? The short answer is Yes! Pumpkin and dogs are a great mix! Pumpkin is totally safe and beneficial for dogs. And dogs like the taste of pumpkin so it’s a total win-win. Obviously I love pumpkin. I created a site dedicated to the big orange fruit. I also love dogs …

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Whipped Pumpkin Dip & Nilla Cookies in a cup

Whipped Pumpkin Dip Recipe with Nilla Cookies in a cup

Have you seen the pumpkin dip recipe, like everywhere?  Yeah me too and I finally caved and made some this past weekend for a little family get together. It was soooo good. Like beyond what you’d expect and it’s crazy simple to make. Mine was a little different, in that I used only 8oz of …

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Slow Cooker Turkey Pumpkin Chili

http://www.pumpkinista.com/images/uploads/turkey-pumpkin-chili-with-white-beans-thumb.jpg Chili?  Not the biggest fan.  Until I tried this one.  It doesn't pack a lot of heat (which I like) but I'm sure you could amp it up a bit if heat is your thing. The pumpkin takes a backseat here, but lends to the earthyness of the dish.  It's not sweet and your …

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Brownie with Cheesecake Topper

http://www.pumpkinista.com/images/uploads/brownie-with-pumpkin-cheesecake-topper.jpg This little brownie is to die for.  The richness of the brownie is offset nicely with the sweetness of the cheesecake topper.  I originally was going to make this more of a swirl, which you could easily do by mixing the cheesecake topper into the brownie mixture but I decided to leave them stacked. …

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Chocolate Pumpkin Cake

Chocolate Pumpkin Cake

We deserve some cake. And not just any cake. Pure, decadent, chocolate pumpkin cake. This cake doesn’t have a strong pumpkin flavor; instead, it lingers in the background. The leading role is the chocolate for sure, but the pumpkin is no doubt a supporting character; lending itself to create a rich and moist crumb that only …

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