Good-for-You Recipe: Light and Easy Pumpkin Butter
Take in the flavors of fall with this quick and easy pumpkin butter. Spread on toast alone or with a smidge of light cream cheese. This seasonal treat is a must-try—the canned pumpkin adds a healthy dose of antioxidants to your breakfast, too!
• 1 can unsweetened, unseasoned pumpkin puree
• ½ cup apple cider
• ¼ cup maple syrup
• 1 tsp ground cinnamon
• 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated (optional)
• 1 tablespoon lemon juice
Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan. Simmer for 30-45 minutes or until thickened. Cool and refrigerate in an airtight container. Lasts about two weeks.
Per serving: 51 calories, .24 g. fat, 0 g. sat fat, 12 g. carb, 2.18 g fiber, .8 g. protein, 0 mg. cholesterol, 3 mg. sodium