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Pumpkin Pecan Thumbprint Cookies

The perfect way to welcome autumn! Soft and full of pumpkin pie flavour,  these thumbprint cookies are a festive upgrade to the classic variety. Like traditional thumbprint cookies, these are easy to come together and look oh-so pretty but instead of jam, they are topped with a pecan crunch. Plus, our version is packed with nutrients from the real pumpkin and the healthy fats...

Homemade Facial Peel

Q: With the change in weather I find my skin looking dull and needing a refresher. Is there an affordable remedy I can try at home?

A: We have always loved the idea of homemade beauty products, especially plant-based do-it-yourself products. So in the thick of pumpkin season, we're using raw pumpkin as a facial peel! This combo of very accessible ingredients feels so nourishing,...

Double Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins

Our love for chocolate has met pumpkin! These muffins are chockfull of antioxidants from the pumpkin and chocolate. Plus, using a whole grain flour, such as spelt flour, ensures plenty of nutrients and fibre are added to these healthy treats. Deliciously rich, these muffins are free of nuts making them great snacks for the kids to bring to school. A tasty way to get more veggies into us and our families!

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Creamy Pumpkin Risotto

A creamy Italian classic... redefined! Risotto is traditionally made rich and creamy with the use of butter, parmigiano cheese and, often, cream. This lightened up version is velvety rich and savoury without the use of any dairy. Besides being deliciously creamy, this dish both radiant in colour and packed with nutrients thanks to the pumpkin and turmeric spice.

   

Creamy Pumpkin Risotto

Serves 4.

Pumpkin Oatmeal Clusters

This moist, hearty cluster, bursting with autumn spice, combines the disease-fighting nutrients in pumpkin with the healthy properties of oats, flax and dark chocolate.  A nutrient-packed breakfast idea or snack on-the-go to keep energy levels up, and cravings at bay. These clusters are vegan and free of gluten, dairy and nuts.

   

Pumpkin Oatmeal Clusters with Dark Chocolate Chips