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Pumpkin Mousse with Granola

Pumpkin Mousse with Granola

You would never guess a dessert as creamy and delicious as this pumpkin mousse recipe could be healthy and low in calories! Just mix the mousse ingredients together and sprinkle the homemade granola on top.

Submitted by: Lauren Weber, DO
Women's Health Specialist and Family Practice, Center for Women's Health, A NorthBay Affiliate

Ingredients

Pumpkin Mousse (Serving size ½ cup. Makes 10-12 servings)

  • 2 cups of 0%-2% greek yogurt
  • 29 oz organic pumpkin puree
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Cinnamon and nutmeg to taste
  • 2 packets of Splenda

Homemade granola (Serving size ½ cup. Makes 10-12 servings)

  • 2 cups of steel cut oats
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds
  • ½ cup sliced almonds
  • ¼ cup cashews
  • ½-1 teaspoon cinnamon/pumpkin spice
  • ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1-2 teaspoons honey
  • ½ cup dried fruit

Preparation

Pumpkin Mousse

  1. Mix together all ingredients until smooth
  2. Sprinkle homemade granola on top (see below) and enjoy!

Homemade Granola

  1. Combine applesauce, vanilla, and honey in a large skillet and heat over low heat until warm
  2. In a separate bowl, combine all other ingredients, except for dried fruit
  3. Add warm applesauce, vanilla and honey to bowl, and mix well
  4. Pour mixture into a 9X13 pan. Bake at 300 degrees, stirring every 10 minutes until golden brown
  5. Once mixture is golden brown, remove from stove and mix in dried fruit. Store in airtight container
     

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

  • 290 Calories
  • 11g Total Fat
  • 2g Saturated Fat
  • 5mg Cholesterol
  • 55mg Sodium
  • 40g Carbohydrate
  • 8g Dietary Fiber
  • 14g Sugars
  • 13g Protein

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