Skip to content


    Attention All WebMD Community Members:

    These message boards are closed to posting. Please head on over to our new WebMD Message Boards to check out and participate in the great conversations taking place:

    Your new WebMD Message Boards are now open!

    Making the move is as easy as 1-2-3.

    1. Head over to this page:

    2. Choose the tag from the drop-down menu that clicks most with you (and add it to any posts you create so others can easily find and sort through posts)

    3. Start posting

    Have questions? Email us anytime at [email protected]

    Challenge - Week 3 - Pumpkin
    Olivia_WebMD_Staff posted:
    Pumpkin pie, pumpkin lattes, pumpkin scones, pumpkin "026well, you name it.

    Pumpkins and squash are tasty and versatile Fall veggies, and they are brimming with nutrients.

    Treat us to your best recipes for these delicious gourds.

    (Photos are encouraged!)

    Good luck,
    maryannjones responded:

    photo at

    Thrive Pumpkin Pie Quinoa
    1 c quinoa, rinsed
    2 c water
    1 can pumpkin puree
    1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

    Add all ingredients to a sauce pan
    Bring to a boil
    Lower heat & cook for 10-15 minutes

    Cook with coconut or almond milk
    Add vanilla or almond extract while cooking
    Add orange peel while cooking

    serving suggestions:
    Add grated unsweetened coconut
    Add chopped raw nuts
    Add dried fruit
    Add a dollop of yogurt
    Add chocolate chips
    Shanthz responded:

    Two of my recipes on the Leaderboard are not linked correctly -
    1. Cabbage stir-fry with Toasted Peanuts is linked to Roasted chicken and green casserole.
    2. Cabbage with edamame and green peas is linked to Spicy stewed collard greens.

    Please correct this error promptly.

    Olivia_WebMD_Staff replied to Shanthz's response:
    Thanks, Shanthz!

    I'll see if we can get those fixed.

    Shanthz replied to Olivia_WebMD_Staff's response:
    Hi Olivia,

    Thank you for the correct links to my recipes - I appreciate it greatly.


    Healthy Plate Recipe Challenge

    Got a competitive streak? Submit your fruit and veggie recipes and you could be voted cream of the crop.

    learn more

    Expert Blog

    Healthy Recipe Doctor - Elaine Magee, MPH, RD

    Dietician Elaine Magee has the secret recipe for creating healthy meals that are guaranteed to please any condition or diet...Read More