Breakfasts, Nutrition

THE PUMPKIN HITS EVERYTHING!

Autumn came, and with it came the pumpkin season. Not only will pumpkins be good for your Halloween decor, they’re also a great ally for healthy food lovers.

The pumpkins belong to the family of vegetables in which are grouped several super nutritious, versatile and delicious foods such as cucumber, watermelon or melon, which is why it provides similar nutrients. Among those nutrients we can mention many B vitamins, as well as vitamins C and E, in addition to essential minerals such as magnesium, up to 1 g of vegetable protein in just one serving of pumpkin and low calories. Its texture and flavour make it suitable for use in a multitude of ways in the kitchen: pancakes, biscuits, puree…

It’s rich in vitamins A and C and high in antioxidants… in case you need more reasons to have all the pumpkin this season! 😉🎃💛

Today we present 3 of our favourite pumpkin recipes! These recipes are so delicious and, best of all, they are made with natural ingredients to maintain a healthy lifestyle! 💪🏻

PUMPKIN PANCAKES

INGREDIENTS

  • 120 gr wholemeal flour
  • 150 gr pumpkin puree
  • 120 ml almond milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of yeast
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

PREPARATION

  • Add all the ingredients in a bowl and make sure they are well mixed.
  • Spray skillet with oil and heat over medium heat. Pour dough evenly into skillet.
  • Cook 3-5 minutes on each side or until both sides are golden brown and the pancake is completely cooked.
  • Remove from heat and cover with Greek yoghurt and red fruits and enjoy!

PUMPKIN-CHOCO BISCUITS

INGREDIENTS

  • 200 gr pumpkin puree
  • 3 teaspoon oil
  • 3 teaspoon favourite sweetener
  • 130 gr oat flakes
  • 70 gr wholemeal flour
  • 60 gr dark chocolate (optional)

PREPARATION

  • Preheat the oven.
  • Add all ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  • Spray a can from the oven with oil or cover it with baking paper.
  • Make little balls and crush them a little.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes.
  • When cold store in a container.

PUMPKIN CREAM

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 pumpkin (normal size)
  • 1 zucchini (normal size)
  • 1 onion
  • 1 leek
  • 1/2 tomato
  • 2 teaspoon oil
  • pinch of salt
  • pumpkin seeds

PREPARATION

  • Clean and chop all the vegetables.
  • Pour all the vegetables into a pot and add water until it covers. Let it boil for 15-20 minutes.
  • Add a pinch of salt.
  • Crush all the vegetables in the same pot.
  • Drain everything with a drainer in case there are pieces left (optional).
  • Place several pumpkin seeds on top.

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