I participated in the Mom Blog Tour at the Summer Fancy Food Show on behalf of Wendy’s Bloggers and received Mary’s Gone Crackers products to facilitate my review.
It’s September so that can only mean one thing: pumpkin everything! I’ve seen the Pumpkin Spice Lattes filling my Instagram feeds and I even saw pumpkins at the grocery store. Fall is coming, even though it’s currently 93 degrees.
I normally back off on the pumpkin bandwagon but there was one thing I could not resist.
Pumpkin Fluff Dip
Yes, it tastes just as heavenly as you would think. Imagine pumpkin pie in dip form. When it comes to any dip, your dipping instrument is just as, if not more, important than the dip itself.
Back in June when I toured the Summer Fancy Food Show, I was introduced to Mary of Mary’s Gone Crackers (is that not the most clever name ever?). I was instantly hooked on Mary and her crackers after learning the back story of her brand.
When Mary discovered she suffered from Celiac Disease, she turned her lifelong passion for baking into creating all kinds of gluten free goodies. Her favorite concoction was a whole grain cracker made with brown rice, quinoa, flax and sesame seeds. She brought them everywhere. Finally able to enjoy social gatherings involving food, she no longer felt deprived. Friends loved the crackers, too and Mary found herself making bigger and bigger batches of the crackers to share. On New Year’s Day, 1999, she woke up with a sense of knowing she needed to manufacture these crackers. Mary chooses to use ingredients that are certified organic and ethically produced. It’s how they do things, because it’s the right choice for us, their growers, their customers and for the planet we share. One of Mary’s latest creations are Minis. I knew when I tasted these Minis at the Fancy Food Show, the kids would love them! My oldest son has an early lunch time this year (10:45 am!) so he comes home pretty hungry. I needed an after-school snack that would not only fill him but also be nutritious. Minis have as much or more fiber as any healthy brand on the market and are very low in the sugar. This means he’s satisfied when he’s done with his after-school snack. After the boys gave the green light on the Minis, I started to think of ways we could jazz them up! They are the perfect size dipping so I knew I had to go that route. I knew they would be perfect for the Pumpking Fluff Dip. You can use any of the Minis flavors (vanilla, graham, and cocoa) but graham was the winner in our house!
- 1 container frozen whipped topping, thawed
- 5 oz package of instant vanilla pudding mix
- 1 can solid pack pumpkin
- 1 1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice, optional
- In a large bow, mix together instant vanilla pudding mix, pumpkin, and pumpkin pie spice (optional).
- Fold in thawed whipped topping.
- Chill in fridge until serving. Serve with Mary's Gone Crackers Vanilla and Graham Minis.
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