Jennifer W.

Jennifer W.

Healthy Comfort Food Fanatic

Jen's father runs a fresh produce business that is family-owned and spans three generations. So Jen is a lifelong lover of fresh, healthy and whole fruits and veggies. However, she fell in love with and married a ""Meat-and-Potatoes-Guy"" who loves rich, satisfying comfort food. So Jen created a food site, The Scrumptious Pumpkin, that is devoted to healthy comfort food. She develops original recipes that are simple, approachable, and easy to prepare. They always features lots of healthy, fresh, whole foods like whole grains, lean protein, heart-healthy oils, low-fat dairy, and tons of fresh vegetables and fruits. However, the dishes are also always ""Meat-and-Potatoes-Guy-Approved"" family-friendly dishes that are satisfying and filling. Jen always enjoys the challenge of performing a “healthy makeover” on comfort food classics. When she's not making a mess in the kitchen cooking healthy comfort food, Jen is probably writing and photographing for The Scrumptious Pumpkin or spoiling her energetic beagle, Calvin, with homemade dog treats.

Jennifer's Recent Posts

Jennifer W.
Jennifer W.
The Scrumptious Pumpkin
Healthy Eating
This soba noodle stir fry is super easy to make. Made crunchy with roasted peanuts, you won't be able to resist!
Jennifer W.
Jennifer W.
The Scrumptious Pumpkin
Healthy Eating
Our healthy jambalaya made with whole grain farro and succulent shrimp. Who could resist this spicy supper?!
Jennifer W.
Jennifer W.
The Scrumptious Pumpkin
Salads
This Winter farro salad is wonderful for meatless Monday. Roasted butternut squash, crispy kale, and tangy goat cheese make for a fantastic meal.
Jennifer W.
Jennifer W.
The Scrumptious Pumpkin
Healthy
Our curry hummus with sweet potato is a sweet, smoky, spicy twist on this classic snack. Dip into it with pita chips or your favorite vegetables.
Jennifer W.
Jennifer W.
The Scrumptious Pumpkin
Bread
Dark chocolate oatmeal pumpkin bread is amazing fresh out of the oven. Have it for breakfast, brunch, or a super indulgent snack!

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