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Archive for October, 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Recipe: Pumpkin Granola

Serves: 4-6 Ingredients ½ cup sliced almonds ½ cup pumpkin seeds (pepitas) ½ cup pecans, chopped 8-10 dried dates, pits removed, then chopped ½ cup pumpkin puree ⅓ cup coconut oil, melted ⅓ cup unsweetened shredded coconut ⅓ cup maple syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons cinnamon 1 tablespoon nutmeg ⅛ teaspoon ground cloves […]

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Recipe: Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Ingredients 3 c. fresh pumpkin seeds 4 c. water 3 tsp. salt 1 tbsp. olive oil ¼ tsp. paprika Directions Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Place pumpkin seeds, water, and 2 teaspoons of salt in a large saucepan and bring to a boil for 15 minutes. Drain seeds, blot dry, and toss with olive […]

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Recipe: Roasted Garlic & Rosemary Pumpkin Hummus

serves: 6 INGREDIENTS 1-2 cloves roasted garlic (see #1) 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons water 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed ⅔ cup pumpkin puree 1 tablespoon maple syrup or honey ½ teaspoon finely minced fresh rosemary (more to taste) salt to taste Serve up the New Comfort Food- Learn More INSTRUCTIONS To roast the […]

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Recipe: Spiced Pumpkin Cider

With an adult and kid-friendly version, this drink is perfect for any fall party! INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup Pumpkin Puree 1 cup Water 2 Tbsp Pure Maple Syrup 1/2 tsp ground Cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground Allspice 1/4 tsp ground Ginger 16 oz unsweetened Apple Juice, or apple cider or hard cider  PROCESS In a small sauce […]

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Recipe: Roast Pumpkin Salad With Honey & Feta

Serves 2-3 as a side or 1-2 as a main Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes 1 butternut pumpkin or squash (about 600g or 1.3lbs) 3 tablespoons oil (I used a herb oil but regular olive oil will do) 2 tablespoons sesame seeds 3 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 50g/1.7 ozs feta […]

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

It’s Pumpkin Season!

It’s The Season For Pumpkin! Pumpkin has many health benefits including: Improve Eyesight – Rich in Antioxidants.  1 cup of cooked mashed pumpkin contains 200% of your RDI of Vitamin A. Weight Loss – Rich in fiber.  1 cup = 3 grams of fiber Boost Immune System.  Rich in Vitamin C.  1 cup contains 11 […]

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