Entertaining, Holidays & Special Occasions

Pumpkin Pies with Spiced Walnut Streusel + All-Butter Pie Dough
'I prepare a large version of this pie every year that I host Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. The streusel and filling are both heavy on the ginger, but it is balanced out by the creamy custard filling and a dollop of whipped cream on top. The flavors of the filling improve over time, so... More »
Babycakes Pumpkin Cheesecakes with Caramel Pecan Topping
Makes 16 to 18 cheesecakes Pumpkin, spices and pecans make a winning Thanksgiving combination. In fact, with this much flavor, you’ll want to make these often! And, you can, with 175 Best Babycakes Cupcake Maker Recipes! Tips  Graham wafer crumbs can be purchased ready-made, but if you can’t... More »
Pumpkin Croissant Pudding with Tipsy Caramel Sauce
This perfect-for-Thanksgiving bread pudding recipe came to author of Slow Cooker Winners, Donna-Marie Pye, via her colleague Dana Shortt, who has a fantastic ready-made food shop and catering business. Donna-Marie adapted it to the slow cooker, with delicious results! More »
Creamy Pumpkin Mousse
The perfect Thanksgiving treat for all ages - and it's diabetic-friendly! More »
Pumpkin Cupcakes
''I am a pumpkin nut, putting it in everything from pancakes to cookies to cakes to ice cream. So, naturally, I have created a delicious pumpkin cupcake, which is awesome any time of the year. Try it topped with Rum Buttercream or Caramel Frosting this Thanksgiving!' ~Julie Hasson More »
Thai Red Curry Pumpkin Soup
Thai curry pastes have become easy to find, and they are a wonderful way to give your curries authentic, concentrated flavor. Sweet, meltingly tender pumpkin bathes in a creamy coconut curry soup, balanced with just enough hot, sweet, salty and sour. More »
Tuscan White Bean Soup
The aroma of simmering garlic will draw you to this sublime creamy soup. It’s rich in nutrients that support bone and tooth health, healthy mood and energy production while reducing the risk for metabolic syndrome and diabetes. More »
Quick Chicken Noodle Soup
This soothing and satisfying soup is made in minutes. So satisfying, and perfect for a quick and easy meal this fall. More »
Caribbean Pumpkin Soup (diabetes-friendly)
'I love pumpkin soup and have tried many variations during my travels in the Caribbean. This version is based on a traditional recipe given to me by a lady from Antigua. I removed the potatoes to reduce the carbohydrate and the seasoning salt to reduce the sodium. The soup is meant to have a kick,... More »
Chicken and Lime Soup
There is a light citrusy flavor that you will love in this hearty chicken soup. Layers of garlic and lime embrace the fresh avocado garnish. What a wonderful fall lunch or dinner! More »
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