No need to skip dessert this Thanksgiving….just try this healthier, low calorie Pumpkin Pie recipe instead. By making a few small tweaks to my mom’s traditional Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie, and switching out the high fat crust for a delicious whole wheat version, I was able to make this amazing Weight Watchers Pumpkin pie that is delicious, lovely, and just 5 Points + per serving! Other versions of light pumpkin pie recipes that I’ve seen, suggest going crustless, or, thinning out your crust as much as possible in order to lower that Points Plus value. My response to that? NO WAY!!! I loooooove pie crust. And I’m not about to sacrifice it. But I am usually pretty overwhelmed around the holidays, so I like to keep things as simple as possible. That means I buy a pre-made pie crust. No shame in my game, folks. I LOVE the Organic Whole Wheat Pie Crust from Wholly Wholesome….it tastes amazing and you’d never know it’s healthier. This is usually my go to pre-made pie crust. If you prefer to make your own pie crust from scratch, by all means, go right ahead. Just make sure to use a whole wheat pie crust recipe (there’s a ton of them that you can find through a quick Google search). So don’t pass on the pumpkin pie this year, just serve up this Low Points Pumpkin Pie Recipe, and enjoy the guilt free indulgence. Happy Thanksgiving!
Pumpkin Pie is such a traditional American dessert…it’s so comforting and it really connects you to such a wonderful time of the year – fall and the Thanksgiving holiday. Well, with this Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal Recipe, you can start your day with the flavor of pumpkin pie in a classic, steel cut oatmeal. This recipe was something I’d been meaning to play around with for quite a while. I simply followed the instructions on my oatmeal package, but subbed out some of the milk and water for pumpkin puree. To avoid adding sugar, I used some vanilla extract, and instead of milk, I used unsweetened vanilla Almond Breeze to add more sweetness. But if you prefer, you can absolutely use some non-fat milk instead. The texture of the oatmeal was perfect, and I topped it with a drizzle of maple syrup for added flavor. This is such a hearty and healthy breakfast recipe that is just 4 Points + per serving, and it is wonderfully gratifying and satisfying. Enjoy!
With all the food filled holidays just around the corner, it’s time to start stocking up your arsenal of delicious, yet low calorie Weight Watchers Thanksgiving Recipes and Weight Watchers Christmas Recipes. And with Thanksgiving being the first in the lineup, we’ve got one tough holiday feast to conquer! And this delicious Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie Recipe is a great dish to add to your lineup of low calorie Thanksgiving recipes! Creamy and delicious, this dessert recipe uses a light graham cracker crust instead of the traditional pie crust recipe. In my opinion, I think it actually tastes better and it helps us cut a lot of calories and Weight Watchers Points from this dish.
A traditional holiday favorite, this pumpkin pie recipe won’t weigh you down! With just 3 Points per serving, it’s the perfect Weight Watchers dessert recipe to try out this Christmas or next Thanksgiving! It tastes amazing, and has all the creamy, pumpkin-y goodness of the traditional pumpkin pie, but with a lot less fat and calories. It’s also pretty easy to make and will make a fantastic ending to your holiday meals. Try topping it off with a bit of Fat Free Reddi-Whip for an added touch! Without a doubt, you’ll be gobbling down some pumpkin pie this Christmas, so why not make a much healthier version of it to share with friends and family. The key to this classic holiday recipe being so low in Weight Watchers Points, is replacing a butter-laden crust with layers of light, crispy phyllo dough; using fat-free egg substitute instead of whole eggs; and using vanilla extract for sweetness. Not only is this a great dessert to serve after Christmas dinner, but make sure to keep this Weight Watchers Pumpkin Pie dish on file for next Thanksgiving too, as it’s the best Weight Watchers Thanksgiving recipe for pumpkin pie that you’ll ever find!