In our last blog, we looked at the must-have in-season foods and it is no surprise that we noted pumpkin! It got us thinking about how we can benefit from all this pumpkin hype. Since the plump little orange things are only around for a short time we though we’d list how best to incorporate them into your daily diet.
Pumpkin Ice Cream Every good listicle starts with ice cream! All you need for pumpkin ice cream is four ingredients: frozen bananas, pumpkin, vanilla, and pumpkin pie spice. Chuck them all in a blender and Bob’s your uncle, refreshing and wholesome ice cream.
Pumpkin Curry Homemade curry is a simple crowd pleaser and a great winter warmer. Use some cubed pumpkin as a sweet potato or protein alternative. Throw in a pan with fresh spices, chilli, ginger, and a little water. Cook until the pumpkin fresh has yielded, then serve with some Slim Rice for a quick and low carb dinner.
Pumpkin Hummus Pumpkin. Hummus. Yes, you heard right. Roast pumpkin, then blend with garlic, Tahiti, chickpeas, and peppers. Perfect for a party, lunchbox, dinner, in fact, hummus is perfect for every occasion! Creamy hummus with all the goodness of pumpkin, sign us up.
Pumpkin Stew Stews are perfect for when you’ve got leftovers and want to create a simple meal. Grab your leftover pumpkin along with any other veggies you have lying around, then add stock and boil. Want something that will keep you fuller for longer? Adding some Slim Pasta can give the meal an extra oomph. Try adding some to your stew for a speedy lunchtime meal.
Pumpkin Spaghetti Marry Italian flavours with this seasonal pumpkin spaghetti. Cube pumpkin and steam in a saucepan until soft. Melt butter and sage together heats your Slim Spaghetti and throw it all together. Simple, tasty, and perfect for cold Autumn nights.