Pumpkin Spice Energy Balls

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A taste of autumn in every bite! These No-Bake Pumpkin Spice Energy Balls are a vegan, healthy snack with just 10 minutes of prep. You'll love the combination of sweet pumpkin, warm spices, chewy oats, tart cranberries and crunchy pecans for a grab-and-go treat that will put a pep in your step!

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2/3 c finely chopped raw pecans
1/3 c dried cranberries
1 1/3 c old fashioned rolled oats
1/2 c creamy peanut butter
1/4 c maple syrup
1/4 c pumpkin puree
1 t pumpkin pie spice
1/4 t salt
1/4 t ground cinnamon
1/8 t ground nutmeg
1/8 t ground cloves
  1. In a large bowl, stir together all of the ingredients until completely combined.
  2. Use a small ice cream scoop or spoon to scoop out the mixture into individual portions. Use your hands to...
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Nutritions

Calories
227

Sodium
137mg
5% DV

Fat
14g
21% DV

Protein
6g
12% DV

Carbs
17g
5% DV

Fiber
2g
11% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV