[Perfect as a holiday dessert or snack, you’ll want to keep a constant stock of these Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles around! Even better, they’re vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, egg free, soy-free, optionally nut-free, yeast-free, and low glycemic. Suitable for all stages on an anti-candida diet.]
As anyone who knows me can attest, I’m, ahem, not the biggest fan of winter. (What? My incessant griping about cooler temperatures, constant whinging about having to don gloves and a scarf in OCTOBER, stomping of feet each time I walk The Girls outdoors, and unrepentant sobs when I spy the first errant flakes of snow descending through the skies–somehow tipped you off?).
I must say, however, the one aspect I do adore about the autumn season is the gorgeous array of winter squashes. Browse through any farmers market or produce section and you’ll encounter every hue of orange, rust and gold, in every shape conceivable.
Long-necked butternut (plus the recent mini honeynuts!); scalloped acorn; long, elegant delicata; stout-yet-oh-so-sweet kabocha; versatile spaghetti; cute as a button sweet dumpling; and, of course, every variety of pumpkin, from sugar pie to red kuri to the ghostly white–I just love ’em all.
And now that we’re in the thick of PSS (Pumpkin Spice Season)–well, I couldn’t resist the opportunity to create something spectacular to showcase the classic pumpkin flavor.
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