Pumpkins sometimes get overlooked as an ingredient and instead only as something to carve faces into at Halloween, but there are so many varieties of pumpkin to choose from and so many wonderful recipes that bring out the best in this squash variety.
These pumpkin muffins (pictured) couldn?t be easier to make and they?re great if you want to make a sweet treat as a little pick-me-up to enjoy with your afternoon tea. The pumpkin seeds give the muffins a lovely texture too.
Or try a creamy pumpkin soup for those cold days when you fancy something
warming that you know is good for you. With a good kick from the chilli,
this recipe is sure to perk you up if you're feeling under the weather.
a great vegetarian recipe, try our pumpkin and sweet potato curry ? it
takes 30 minutes to get on the table, which makes it a great midweek
meal. It?s also really filling but healthy and comes in at just over 350
calories per serving.
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