Gratitude, Giving Thanks, and of course, Pumpkin Bread

This Thanksgiving, we are especially grateful for you.

To our wonderful patients, our families, our online community, our supporters in Matthews, NC, and the Greater Charlotte, NC area, and beyond - it’s such an honor to be a part of your life.

To celebrate your allowing Manna Audiology to serve your hearing needs, and since many of us will be celebrating Thanksgiving, we are sharing a delicious recipe that Dr. Wright’s wife, Deb, makes for our family to enjoy over the holidays.

If you try this recipe for Pumpkin Bread, please let us know how it turned out.



Deb’s Pumpkin Bread Recipe


  • 4 Cups - sifted flour

  • 2 TBS - baking powder

  • 1 TSP - baking soda

  • 1 TBS - salt

  • 1 TBS - cinnamon

  • 1/2 TSP - nutmeg

  • 2 Cups - solid pack pumpkin

  • 2 Cups - sugar

  • 1 Cup - milk

  • 4 Eggs

  • 1/2 Cup - softened butter


  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees

  • Mix first 6 ingredients together

  • Mix next 5 ingredients in a separate bowl

  • Combine together

  • Grease 2 loaf pans and fill

Bake for 45 minutes or when toothpick comes clean. Serve and enjoy - YUM!

About the Author:

Dr. Kurt D. Wright

Dr. Kurt D. Wright

Dr. Kurt D. Wright has been helping people hear better for over 20 years. He is the founding audiologist at Manna Audiology Hearing Center, a hearing clinic which services Charlotte, North Carolina and metro area. He earned his Doctor of Audiology Degree (Au.D.) from Salus University in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania and a Master’s degree in Augiology from Kent State University. He has a bachelor’s degree from Olivet Nazarene University in Kankakee, Illinois.  Dr. Wright is a member of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) as well as a Fellow of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA). The Audiological Resource Association (ARA) honored him as the recipient of the 2015 Outstanding Audiologist Award. 

Dr. Wright has a passion for helping each Charlotte area patient achieve the best hearing possible.