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Let Them Eat Pumpkin Pie

T-minus 6 days until Thanksgiving. I am so excited I can barely stand it. But I’m feeling horribly unprepared this year! Good thing I still have a few more days. My menu is all planned, but the problem is I’m still adding more pie. My friend Jen says they have a pie rule in their family – one per adult and one for every three kids. I have to amend that rule at our house because my kids LOVE pie and would eat it for every meal if I made pie as often as they request it. Our family “rule” is pumpkin pie for breakfast. It’s the one breakfast everyone can agree on. :)

caramel pumpkin pie with pecan streusel

I created a new collection on Foodie.com called “Let Them Eat Pumpkin Pie.” It’s not a throwback to Marie Antoinette, it’s a nod to our pumpkin pie breakfast “rule.” Let them eat pumpkin pie! A pumpkin pie for each and every one of us! (That’s the key to a successful Thanksgiving, I think.)

Check out my slideshow below or hop on over to my collection on Foodie.com. Now to decide which one to make first…

Check out Let Them Eat Pumpkin Pie!

by Lindsey Rose Johnson at Foodie.com

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Foodie.com as part of an ongoing partnership. All opinions are 100% my own.

Curried Vegan Pumpkin Pie (Gluten-Free)

Curried Vegan Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie lovers fall into two (maybe three) camps – purists and adventurists. At least that’s the case in my family. My husband was abhorred by the idea of changing up the yearly pumpkin pie(s) until I started baking and he started tasting. We used almost-burnt caramel as a base one year. Another the pie was topped with streusel (and made with caramel). Another pie was a Thanksgiving Two-fer ala Dorie Greenspan. (Think: double layers or pumpkin AND pecan pie. Amazing!) There have been cheesecake-ish pies. And pumpkin cream pies. And then I decided to attempt the nearly impossible (if you ask my husband) and test out a recipe for a vegan pumpkin pie. Now this isn’t anything new. You’ll find pumpkin pies of all kinds out there in a simple internet search. The pie I wanted to make involved coconut cream and curry powder. Just to see what it would taste like. A sort of pumpkin pie experiment. What do you think? Would you try it? Would you sacrifice a good old fashioned pumpkin pie on the chance that adding curry powder might be just the thing you never knew you wanted on your dessert plate? Hmm. I was curious.

Curried Vegan Pumpkin Pie-2 (more…)

Gluten-Free Oatmeal Molasses Rolls


Gluten Free Oatmeal Molasses Rolls

Friends, I’m so happy to share another gluten-free roll recipe with you! I’ve really enjoyed working with Red Star Yeast on these recipes. Today, just in time for Thanksgiving, I’m sharing my new recipe for Gluten-Free Oatmeal Molasses Rolls. I’m so proud of how these rolls turned out – soft, sweet, and hearty all at the same time! I want to shout it from the rooftops!

Gluten Free Oatmeal Molasses RollsThank you to Red Star Yeast for sponsoring this post.

Years ago for Thanksgiving, I started making oatmeal molasses rolls from an old cookbook I have. I haven’t made them for Thanksgiving since becoming gluten-free, and I’ve really missed them! They were the best rolls. I suppose my mission the last few years has been to recreate my favorite recipes using gluten-free ingredients. I hate feeling left out when I make things for my family and can’t eat them anymore. So I set to work recreating this recipe and crossed my fingers it would work as I envisioned! (more…)