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Pumpkin Streusel Dessert Pizza

It’s 90 degrees today in Iowa, but that doesn’t stop me from dreaming about fall, which will soon be here. I’ve got my sweaters and my boots ready, my comfort foods are ready to be slow cooked, and of course, I’m ready for all things pumpkin. I’ve made delicious Pumpkin Pie Caramel Biscoff Cheesecake, Overnight Pumpkin Oatmeal with Cinnamon and Sugared Pecans and now this delicious Pumpkin Streusel Dessert Pizza.

My love for dessert pizza definitely started with Godfathers Pizza. If you’ve never had a Godfather’s dessert pizza, you should seek one out. In college, we didn’t have a Godfathers nearby, so on weekends home I would buy a few and take them back with me to my dorm room… they were that good.

Butter and Cinnamon on a Pizza Crust

This Pumpkin Dessert Pizza combines my love for the classic dessert pizza and everyone’s favorite fall flavor. I usually cheat and use store-bought pizza dough mix, but you can use your favorite homemade pizza dough recipe if you prefer.

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The streusel is filled with delicious pumpkin, brown sugar and pumpkin pie spice. You can even make your own pumpkin pie spice if you want.

Pumpkin Dessert Pizza!!

I love having pizza nights once in awhile, especially with homemade pizza (or pizza braids) and there’s no better dessert to serve on pizza night than Pumpkin Streusel Dessert Pizza!

Pumpkin Streusel Dessert Pizza

1 pizza crust (homemade or store bought)
2 Tbls butter
1 tsp. ground cinnamon

for the Streusel:
1/2 cup pumpkin puree
1 cup flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice

for the frosting:
1 cup powdered sugar
1 Tbls milk
1 tsp vanilla

  1. Place pizza crust on a greased pizza pan. Prick with fork several times. Brush on melted butter and sprinkle with 1 tsp. cinnamon.
  2. Combine streusel ingredients with hands. It will be clumpy. Sprinkle streusel over the pizza dough.
  3. Bake at 450 for 7-8 minutes.
  4. Mix frosting and drizzle over the pizza.

 

This might be the ultimate fall dessert: Pumpkin Streusel Dessert Pizza!

Waffled Pepperoni Grilled Cheese

Waffled Pepperoni Sandwiches

I am making at least one cold lunch from home every day for one of my three kiddos for school. They get bored of the same thing over and over and sometimes I like to surprise them with something fun.

This Waffled Pepperoni Grilled cheese is an extra-cool sandwich that tastes just like pizza…. in a sandwich… with a fun little twist. You could even serve with a side of pizza sauce. The homemade baked sweet potato chips are seasoned with Litehouse herbs, one of my favorite way to add flavor without a ton of calories. When they are dipped in Litehouse’s Chipotle Ranch Greek yogurt dip they are even better! The marinated broccoli and mozzarella salad is a delicious way to get the kids eating veggies.

You can Check out this recipe on the Litehouse blog which I am fortunate enough to have been hired to develop recipes over the past year!

Q’s Race To The Top

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and EQtainment, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia  #Qsracetothetop http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV

One of my favorite things to do as a family is play board games. It’s a time for family bonding, learning and of course having fun. A few weeks ago we first tried out the new game Q’s Race to the Top by EQtainment. EQtainment helps kids practice emotional intelligence through fun and affordable games, storybooks, and videos. The best games are ones that make learning fun!

Q's Race To The Top Game Card
First, meet and read about Q, a lovable monkey in the storybook! It is then our job to help Q race to the top of his tree house by answering questions and performing actions on the board game! My kids are all in first grade and now is the time that practicing reading is extremely important. Reading the game cards was good practice, but the questions all help kids specifically build emotional intelligence (EQ) and work on important skills like self control, empathy and learning about “what would you do,” type situations that they will face.

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I particularly think this is an awesome game for newly adopted children because it allows conversation about feelings (for example, the game card question: Talk about something that made you happy today) and addressing situations in which there might be a cultural barrier (for example: Q is still learning how to introduce himself the way that people do. What should Q do and say when he meets someone for the first time? Why is it important to look that person in the eyes?)

Q's Race to the Top Board Game - Q Wunder

Q’s Race To The Top provides more than just practicing emotional intelligence skills for our family. It is a time where new brothers and sisters can play together, complete tasks together, ask each other questions and learn together, ultimately growing their new relationship as siblings.

Q's Race To The Top Board Game
Right now, you can support EQ Entertainment and Q’s Race To The Top on Kickstarter! Pledge $30 or more and you will receive the game and storybook at a special price with shipping included.