Low Carb Bread

When does low-carb bread taste good? When you use one of these healthy, low-carb recipes. With our healthy recipes for pita pockets, bagels, quick breads, and more, you can have your bread and keep your carbs in check too.

Baked Pumpkin Pudding

Better Homes and Gardens

At a mere 148 calories per serving, this light and luscious pumpkin pudding is a great alternative to pumpkin pie. Baking the puddings in hot water -- called a bain-marie -- keeps the egg from coagulating and ensures that the dessert will be silken in texture.

Peanut Butter & Banana Pancakes


Boost the nutrition in whole grain pancake batter by adding potassium-rich bananas and high-protein peanut butter.

Cranberry-Pumpkin Scones with Sugared Pepitas

Better Homes and Gardens

These holiday-special scones combine musky pumpkin, tangy cranberries and orange-scented glaze in totally terrific triangles. Pepitas are toasted pumpkin seeds, which are usually shelved with the bagged gourmet-type items in supermarket produce departments.

Raspberry Strudel Croissants

Diabetic Living

Using phyllo dough instead of traditional croissant dough makes these raspberry-filled dessert pastries fat-free and low in calories. Just 35 calories each!

Marbled Chocolate-Pumpkin Brownies

Better Homes and Gardens

Pumpkin and chocolate make a perfect, albeit unusual, pair when combined in these moist and pretty brownies. The technique of baking the brownies on foil makes them easy to lift from the pan and cut into tidy shapes.

Sweet Potato Spoon Bread

Better Homes and Gardens

Spoonbread -- a pudding-like cornmeal casserole that hails from the early days of the American south -- is an economical accompaniment to any holiday meal. Key to spoonbread success is beating egg whites until nice and fluffy. So be sure to start with room-temperature egg whites; they'll provide about 25 percent more loft and volume than cold egg whites will.

Fennel-Herb Bread Stuffing

Diabetic Living
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