Healthier Pumpkin Pie

Here is a visual comparison of EatingWell’s Thanksgiving recipes versus more traditional versions of the same foods that are bound to be gracing your holiday table. We included calories, fat, saturated fat and sodium in our comparison, and we think you’ll agree the statistics are telling. Best of all, the tricks and techniques used to make these recipes lighter also make them delicious! There is no sacrificing taste in any of these great recipes. Share these healthy dishes with your family and friends this year—and save up some of those calories for the next big holiday. Download a FREE Holiday Dessert Recipe Cookbook!


I made this last week for myself and my boyfriend. It was fabulous!! The spice of the ginger snaps really added a ton of flavor, and I added a good bit of cinnamon to the filling when I mixed it up. Granted, this isn't really anything like pumpkin pie, but it was a great lower fat dessert and my boyfriend ate it all up without suspecting that it was healthier than regular pumpkin pie!


11/04/2009 - 1:23pm

how about a make over of the traditional pumpkim pie?


11/05/2009 - 6:21pm

Low fat or "lighter" doesn't mean healthier...using canola oil/GMOs and low fat ice creams which typically have chemicals or other man made sugars take any "health" out of this recipe.


02/21/2013 - 2:21pm

This just doesn't seem "healthier." I am a little disappointed - EatingWell is normally my go-to, but not for this recipe!


11/02/2014 - 8:51am

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