Topic: pumpkin

Sugar-Free Halloween Treats For Kids

Sugar-Free Halloween Treats For Kids

11 Sugar-Free Halloween treats (We’re talking ninja turtle apples and more) -The Stir

Don’t use weights; use a pumpkin instead for your workout! -Fit Sugar

The Beginner’s Guide to Bicycling in NYC -Well + Good NYC

Awaken your spirit with Kundalini -Alignyo

Fancy tacos and cupcakes at Columbus Circle’s subway station? YES. -Eater

HuffPo asks men if they’d date women over the age of 30 -HuffPo Women

How to do an updo like Jessica Alba -Divine Caroline

This couple attempts Cosmopolitan‘s sex positions. Hilarity ensues. -The Frisky

The 5 worst things you can hear on your date -YourTango

Yum, yum. Healthy snacks for fruit lovers -Greatist

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5 Simple Vegan Pumpkin Desserts For Thanksgiving

5 Simple Vegan Pumpkin Desserts For Thanksgiving

What’s great about Thanksgiving? Lots of things, but pumpkin is one of them. Pumpkin bread, pumpkin casserole and pumpkin desserts. All of which taste great, but are not always easy to make if you’re going vegan. So we did a little digging and found five pumpkin-inspired desserts for Thanksgiving that are all sans dairy. Even if you’re not vegan, you have to admit, these look pretty awesome. Take a look: More »

Enough With The Pumpkin Obsession; Try These Other Fall Foods

Enough With The Pumpkin Obsession; Try These Other Fall Foods

We’re in the thick of it right now. The cinnamon-scented, orange-hued haze of a national epidemic: pumpkin obsession. Pumpkin beer! Pumpkin pie! Pumpkin soup! Pumpkin hair! Pumpkin lampshades! Ok, not really with the hair and the lampshades, but you see what I’m going for here. Truly, I feel like some people would, if they could, turn their souls pumpkin from September to November. More »

Autumn Eats: Easy Pumpkin Wontons

Autumn Eats: Easy Pumpkin Wontons

Are they a desert? An appetizer? I was trying to decide how to classify these savory and sweet pumpkin wontons—filled with a mix of pureed pumpkin, almonds, molasses and fresh rosemary—for you, but you know what? Serve them as whatever you like—a snack, a side, a party hors d’ouevre. I brought a version of these holiday-friendly, vegetarian wontons to my family’s Thanksgiving gathering last year, and though at first folks were skeptical—wontons at Thanksgiving?—after everyone tasted them I got complaints for not bringing more. Best of all for party prep, they require very little hands-on time. You can make the filling in advance (in a food processor), then simply fill and fold the wonton shells and cook for 15 minutes when you’re ready. More »

Easy Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe–Just 5 Ingredients

Easy Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe--Just 5 Ingredients

As Thanksgiving draws near, it feels good to get in the seasonal spirit by trying some new recipes–and anything pumpkin is definitely on the menu. If you’re a vegan, this time of year can be challenging to find dishes that are not only dairy-free, but also simple to make. So we did a little digging around and found, what we think, is the easiest–and healthiest–vegan pumpkin cheesecake out there. More »

Halloween Workout Tip: Trick or Treat?

Halloween Workout Tip: Trick or Treat?

When we saw the headline Secret to a Sexy Halloween Stomach on SELF‘s Fresh Fitness Tips blog, we were skeptical, to say the least — Halloween is code for “diet sabotage” and “sugar crash,” not “great stomach.” But their suggestion to turn a jack-o-lantern into a workout tool isn’t a bad idea. Their ab exercise is exactly what you’d do with a medicine ball at the gym (so photo at right).Our challenge: Every time you dip into the candy bowl, do a few of their “Great Pumpkin Chops” to burn off the sugar and keep extra pounds at bay. More »