Fruity Friday…The Fang-Tastic Pumpkin and yes it is a fruit…

Carol Taylor with some amazing pumpkin recipes for soups and delicious sounding pumpkin pie muffins… get Halloween off to a good start..

Retired? No one told me!

Hands up who thought the pumpkin was only for Halloween decorations and to make pumpkin pie???
 It is also a fruit…Did you know that?? That plump round pumpkin that nutritious orange ball is, in fact, a fruit…

A highly, nutrient-dense food. It is rich in vitamins and minerals but low in calories. Pumpkin seeds, leaves, and juices all pack a powerful nutritional punch.

There are many ways pumpkin can be incorporated into desserts, soups, salads, preserves, and even as a substitute for butter.

Yes...Pumpkin butter which in all honesty is really just a pumpkin puree combined with cinnamon and other spices for flavour and maple syrup for sweetness…It is lovely in a dessert ravioli or pizza…also it is lovely on a slice of homemade bread…

Of course ..those who know me …also know that I love a cocktail and yes it can be used to make a lovely…

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