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Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites

An easy to prepare, healthier snack option perfect for fall! Use as an afternoon pick me up when you find yourself slowing down on a cool fall day. Also great as a healthier dessert alternative!


2 cups rolled oats
2 Tbsp ground flaxseed
2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1/4 tsp salt
1/3 cup finely chopped pecans
2 Tbsp honey
2 Tbsp almond butter (or peanut)
1 tsp vanilla extract (or almond)
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Black Bean & Pumpkin Turkey Chili

A fun new way to use up that leftover Thanksgiving turkey! Also great made with raw ground turkey – just cook with the vegetables before putting it all in the slow cooker.

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2 Tbsp olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1-2 serrano chilies, seeded and chopped
1 medium yellow bell pepper, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 cans (15 oz each) low-sodium black beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (15 oz) solid-pack pumpkin
1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes
3 cups low-sodium chicken broth
2 1/2 cups shredded cooked turkey (leftovers!!)
2 tsp dried parsley flakes
2 tsp chili powder
1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 1/2 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp salt

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