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Sunday Food of the Day – November 1, 2015

FOOD OF THE WEEK – PUMPKINS!

It’s Halloween week and with all of those scary sweets being put out everywhere you look I wanted to keep with the season but in a healthy way.  How do you do that?  Pumpkins!!!

WHY PUMPKINS?

These sweet, bright-orange squashes are more versatile than you may imagine. Dice and steam them for a side vegetable, feature them in pot pies, soufflés, salads, soups and casseroles, or make cakes, breads, muffins and of course, pumpkin pie. Besides adding a sweet nutty flavor to dishes, a serving of raw pumpkin (85g) is high in vitamin A and a good source of vitamin C.

Pumpkin Apple SoupAPPLE, GINGER, AND PUMPKIN SOUP

25 minutes, 8 servings, 98 calories per serving, gluten free, vegan

Ingredients

  • 2 cups organic cooked pumpkin
  • 2 cups organic potatoes
  • 5 cups organic vegetable broth
  • 1 organic onion
  • 1 organic apple
  • 1 tbs organic fresh grated ginger roots
  • 1 tbs organic coconut oil

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients together in a big pot, reserving the coconut oil on the side.
  2. Once everything is cooked through, add coconut oil and serve.

Nutritional Facts: A review of several studies has concluded that ginger is just as effective as vitamin B6 in the treatment of morning sickness.

Original post at Spartan Race.

Don’t forget, eating right is only a part of great health and wellness!  Don’t forget to check out our Workout of the Day.  Also, get your proper vitamins and supplements here.

Are you looking for a little help with starting your weight loss?  Try out our 24 Day Challenge!

Have a great day!

Dave & Maryann

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