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Pumpkin Dip

Canned pumpkin is a storehouse for vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants.  This vegetable contains high levels of Vitamin A (246% of RDA) – a powerful natural antioxidant and is required by the body for maintaining the integrity of the skin and eyesight.   It’s also a good source of the B-complex vitamins and minerals such as copper, calcium, potassium and phosphorus.

A great way to get your serving of pumpkin is in the Pumpkin Dip recipe below:

 

Yield:  8 servings (1/4 cup)

Ingredients:

3/4 cup (6 ounces) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened

1/4 cup packed brown sugar

1/2 cup canned pumpkin

1 tablespoon maple syrup

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

 

Preparation:

 

Nutrition Information Per Serving:  Calories 91, Fat 4.6 g, Saturated fat 3.1g, Monounsaturated fat 0 g, Protein 2.5g, Carbs 8g

 

Source:  Cooking Light First Foods, Oxmoor House