How can you think of fall without thinking about pumpkins?! Organic pumpkins are not only great for carving and decorating, but they are full of fiber and antioxidants! Check out these fantastic fall recipes featuring pumpkins as the star:
SPICED PUMPKIN PASTA SAUCE:
In a pan on medium heat, melt1 tbsp. of butter (or ghee). Add 1 tbsp. of flour to butter and mix until a roux forms. Add 1 clove of chopped organic to the pan as well to cook. Add 1 C of organic milk (or cream/ nut milk alternative) and stir until a thick sauce forms. Then add ½-1 C organic pumpkin puree, 2 tsp. cinnamon, 1 tsp. nutmeg, 1 tsp. ginger, black pepper and sea salt to taste, and let simmer for 3-5 minutes. Serve over your choice of noodles!
PUMPKIN SPICE LATTE:
Skip the line at the coffee shop and make your own! In a blender, add 1 C of brewed coffee, 2 tbsp. of organic pumpkin puree (add more if you’d like the extra pumpkin flavour!), 1 tsp. cinnamon, 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice, 2 tbsp. organic nut milk, and ½ tsp. of pure vanilla extract, and blend until smooth and frothy. Pour into your favourite mug and enjoy warm.
Wake up to your favourite fall flavour! In a blender, add 2-3 tbsp. organic pumpkin puree, 1 tbsp. almond butter, ½ a banana, 1 tbsp. organic maple syrup, 1 tsp. cinnamon, 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice, ½ tsp. ground ginger, 1 ½ C oat milk, and your choice of vanilla protein powder (optional). Enjoy!
Create a fan favourite with a bit of a twist! In a food processor, add 1 can of organic chickpeas, 1 C of organic pumpkin puree (or roasted pumpkin), 1 clove of garlic, 1-2 tbsp. olive oil, 2 tbsp. tahini, paprika, cayenne pepper, black pepper and sea salt to taste, and blend until smooth. Dip with your favourite veggies or chips!