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Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

Pumpkin is a vegetable, ok, it’s actually a fruit because it contains seeds, and I use it throughout the fall and winter but usually serve it as a savory dish.  However, when Thanksgiving and Christmas roll around it’s the only time I serve it as a dessert.  Thanksgiving makes the pumpkin a favorite family tradition…

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Easy-To-Make Pumpkin Soup

I enjoy the change of seasons and if you asked me what is my favorite season, I’d have to say autumn.  While I don’t look forward to the cooler and shorter days ahead, I do like all that comes with the fall and  its harvest. The orange signature of autumn…sugar pumpkins (aka pie pumpkins) are…

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds with Cumin

I was making a center piece for the table on Sunday which involved removing the seeds from a pumpkin.  As I was doing this, I thought I would roast the seeds.  I’ve heard their nutritional content as being very good.  I pulled out the seeds along with the attached fleshy strings of the pumpkin.  This…

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Pumpkin Rice Laksa Soup

Bangkok doesn’t get many cool days but when the temperature dips to 21c overnight, it’s chilly in the morning (northern parts of Thailand can get as low as 10c-12c)! Yes I know, why would a hardy Canadian like me say 21c is chilly? I’ve been living in a tropical climate for 11 years where the…

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Prosciutto, Green Bean and Pumpkin Salad

This dish takes about 10 minutes to prepare and is ready to serve on the table 40 minutes later! Pumpkin is low in calories and is rich in potassium (a mineral that helps the kidneys function normally). Pumpkins also contain lutein and ziazanthin, which can help promote eye health and keep macular degeneration at bay.…

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Oven Baked Pumpkin, Leek and Chicken Risotto

How wonderful it would be to wind down after a long, hard day with a wholesome, home-cooked meal! This one pot meal does the trick and can be easily made when you get home from work without having to be in the kitchen for a long period of time! Yes, I know what you’re thinking,…

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Baked Stuffed Pumpkin

Unwrap this fragrant baked pumpkin and show it off at the Christmas table! Pumpkin is very low in calories (20 cal per 100g) and is rich in potassium. This recipe is adapted from ABC Delicious magazine which highlighted Jamie Oliver’s take on what he’ll be serving this Christmas. I have been a long time fan…

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Pumpkin Gnocchi

Gnocchi (pronounced nyohk-kee) is a small dumpling and is most often made with potatoes, although it can also be made from flour, squash, cheese or even polenta. Gnocchi is served much in the same manner as pasta, with sauce or some butter and sage or Parmesan cheese. Gnocchi recipes date back to the twelfth century…

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Pumpkin Pasta with Mozzarella Butter

A delicious way to serve pasta! The lemon and sage flavors of the mozzarella butter make this dish a taste sensation and quite easy to make. Serves 42 garlic cloves, crushed3 tablespoons olive oil125g ball mozzarella, drained and roughly chopped50g butter, softenedsmall handful sage leaves, plus extra to servegrated zest and juice of 1 lemon500g…

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