No matter what the time of year. No matter if it’s warm from the oven or cold from the fridge.
I am always-always-always in the mood for pumpkin pie.
CELEBRATE FRUIT WITH 1.4 SMART POINT WEIGHT WATCHERS PUMPKIN PIE
This is especially true when said dessert of my choosing is only 1.4 points on Weight Watchers!
And just how do they achieve such greatness?
By making this delightful dish crust free.
And ya’ll…one bite and you won’t miss that crust but you will be so glad you’re missing those extra points!
Best Recipes for Fall
When it comes to planning desserts for fall…pumpkin is first and foremost on my ingredients list. And whether you’re cooking for people who are watching their weight or a variety of folks, its always a good idea to have several recipes on your go-to list.
One of our favorite non-diet friendly pumpkin pie is our Copycat Cheesecake Factory Pumpkin Cheesecake. It’s amazing! And, while it is most definitely not on the Smart Points scale, enjoying a tiny bite while making this favorite for family and friends is a tiny treat.
Weight Watcher’s Recipes We LOVE
While it’s fun to indulge in a tiny taste of a decadent dessert, its’ even more pleasurable to be able to enjoy an entire meal that is made with Weight Watchers in mind.
And finishing any of those meals off with a nice slice of our Weight Watcher’s Pumpkin Pie would be a treat.
LESSONS IN CRUSTLESS PIE-OLOGY
So perhaps the most imperative aspect of this dish, is the pie pan you bake it in.
Preferably dark and non-stick, this will allow a longer bake time and easier removal.
You’ll also find it helpful, if you invest in a flexible pie server as well.
Having the essential pie serving tools on hand makes life so much easier when you’re trying to serve up dessert. I don’t know how many times I’ve searched and searched in my kitchen drawers for a pie server to no avail. And, it’s not that I don’t have one…it’s just that it handily disappeared just when I needed it most!
Kitchen utensils have a way of disappearing in my house.
Free Weight Watchers Recipes
With the right pie pan and pie server in hand, you’ll be ready to wow your taste buds into submission.
Cooked up correctly, you really will not even miss a traditional crust. In fact you may just wonder why on earth you didn’t think to cut out the crust even sooner!
All in all, this pie–sans that caloric pie crust edging–will come in per serving at only 1.4 Smart points on your Weight Watchers plan.
You’ll be happily enjoying this Weight Watchers dessert after any of our yummy weight watcher dinner recipes.
PUMPKIN TO LOVE ALL YEAR LONG
So just what makes this pumpkin pie worth smiling about all year long?
When you whip this together your not going to be using the pre-spiced pumpkin pie mix. You’ll be utilizing the real pumpkin…aka real fruit.
Weight Watcher Recipes Points
From there you’ll add a sugar substitute and have control over the spices used.
I for one have always favored pumpkin pies that had more authentic taste like using real pumpkin does.
Making this a wonderful (and traditional) Weight Watchers Pumpkin Pie dessert to start with for the Weight Watchers program. Especially as you get to add a big dollop of fat free Cool Whip!
Now how do you love using pumpkin all year long?
Pumpkin doesn’t just have to be for fall, but it sure is fun to cook it up when the weather starts to cool and fresh pumpkins start showing up at both grocery stores and fall markets alike.
One of our favorite fall activities has always been to go to a farm to pick pumpkins. That is such a fun activity to do with the kids–even when they are older. It’s a fun, family outing that is full of memory making moments that will stand the test of time.
And memories are to be cherished. Cooking as a family is another great way to make memories, and have great conversations.
- 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin (not the pumpkin pie mix)
- 5 ounces evaporated milk
- 3/4 cup Splenda
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon cloves
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 2 eggs
- Combine all the ingredients. Spray a pie pan with a little cooking spray. Pour the pumpkin mixture directly into the pan. Bake at 375 for about 35 minutes or until firmly set.