Adventures in Healthier Eating with 2 Kids and a Picky Husband

Pumpkin Yogurt

5 WWPP Posted by 5 years ago 14 Comments

It’s Christmas Eve! YAY!

I actually made this up yesterday, snapped the most awesome shots of the little guy eating it and then accidently deleted them off the camera. :(

So I decided to make it again this morning. It came out even better when I discovered dipping graham crackers in it was a little taste of heaven. Like dessert chips-n-dip. I’m seriously thinking of putting it like that for a New Years party we’re having.Pumpkin Yogurt

The little guy liked it, although I’m thinking it was more the crackers then the yogurt. Either way, I got some good stuff in him this morning. ;)

  • 1/2 cup canned pureed pumpkin (120g)
  • 1/2 cup non-fat yogurt (I used greek) (115g)
  • 1 tbsp honey (21g)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg

Mix all ingredients together.

Viola! :)

I used Trader Joe’s Old Fashion Graham (our favorite and the only whole grain ones I know of) crackers as my “spoon”.

Pumpkin Yogurt - step 1Pumpkin Yogurt - step 2

Nutritional is only for the yogurt, not the crackers.

Approx Nutritional Information per serving
Servings Amt per Serving
1 Entire Recipe
Calories Fat Fiber WWPs
180 1g 5g old: 3 new: 5
Sugar Sat Fat Carbs Protein
31g 0g 39g 9g

See other recipes using: honey, pumpkin, yogurt


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    kyree90

    December 24, 2009

    Looks yummy. I made something similar one day. While delicious, it looked like "poo on toast." How do you manage to get yours to look as good as it tastes? Reply

    BigTickles

    December 24, 2009

    Yum Yum! You even used one of my favorite greek yogurts! I have to try this when I get my can of pumpkin. Thanks for keeping our holidays healthy Roni ;-) Reply

    Kiley

    December 25, 2009

    You are a genius! I am making this first thing in the morning so I don't have to worry about dipping into the cream cheese bacon spread tomorrow! MY WAIST LINE THANKS YOU!!!!!!!!!!!! Reply

    rika

    December 25, 2009

    Whoa! Didn't know tj's Graham crackers were whole grain! I only foun Mi-del's Graham crackers made from whole wheat Reply

    Krista S.

    December 25, 2009

    Oooh that looks and sounds like "healthy" pumpkin pie! I'm all over that as soon as I can get to a store tomorrow. Happy Christmas, Roni & family. Reply

    Noel Jones

    December 29, 2009

    Hi Roni, I commented with a similar concept on roni's weigh a while back, when you were asking us for comments on favorite snacks. You can knock the calories back with another product from TJs. 1/2c TJs greek (nonfat, plain) yogurt, plus 1 TBSP TJs pumpkin butter = 100 calories. Of course, I don't get to count my yogurt treat as a fruit/vegetable serving (since it doesn't include 1/2c real pumpkin like yours does), but its super quick to put together, and the pumpkin butter has the perfect blend of seasonal spices. I've replaced my desire for pumpkin spiced lattes with this snack -- much more filling! Reply

    Renee B.

    December 29, 2009

    This is also yummy (although no as "healthy") if you use Cool Whip (FF) or *gulp* marshmallow fluff with all of the above ingredients rather than yogurt and Ginger Snaps instead of graham crackers . I served it as dessert instead of breakfast. It TOTALLY saved me from a pumpkin pie binge this season! Reply

    Rachel McFadden

    December 29, 2009

    MMMM....I love anything with pumpkin...I might have to try this for lunch tomorrow...for me and my son! Reply

    Unplanned Cooking

    December 30, 2009

    Great idea. We still have frozen pumpkin puree left over from Halloween and our kids love yogurt, so this is a great treat for them. Reply

    roni

    January 1, 2010

    kyree90 - LOL I don't know.. I kinda think it looks like a big pile of poop. ;~P Reply

    Christine

    January 10, 2010

    OMG this was so good. For breakfast I combined this with a half cup of almond milk and some ice to make a pumpkin smoothie. It was amazing!!! Reply

    Karen

    February 24, 2010

    Gave this a try almost immediately after reading it. My 4 year old loves it, but the 2 year old had only 1 bite. I enjoyed it. I put a little Kashi cereal in it to give it a crunch. Next time, I think I'll use a little less nutmeg and agave nectar instead of honey so that I can share it with my infant. Reply

    beer12

    January 2, 2011

    It Reply

    Alexandrea

    July 5, 2012

    Too much sugar. Way too much. Low fat of non fat yogurts or milk have added sugars in them. I go for fuller fat kinds of Greek yogurt like Astro's plain Greek yogurt. So good, and only 2 grams if sugar while low fat or non fat has 7.... Reply