Pepitas 3 Ways

Pepitas 3-Ways

Gluten free, dairy free, vegan

Smart Spiced Pepitas
2 C pepitas
1 T olive or avocado oil
1 T maple syrup
2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
½ tsp Himalayan salt

 

Umami Pepitas
2 C pepitas
1 T olive or avocado oil
2 T soy sauce
2 tsp honey
1.5 tsp ground ginger

 

Umami Pepitas
2 C pepitas
1 T olive or avocado oil
2 T soy sauce
2 tsp honey
1.5 tsp ground ginger

Directions

  1. Preheat oven 300O
  2. Line a sheet with parchment paper or Slipat
  3. Bake for 20 minutes, stirring at 10 minutes

 

Pepitas
These seeds are high in fiber (12g per cup) and Omega-3s (9g per cup). Pepitas also provide essential vitamins such as folate and minerals like Potassium, Copper, Zinc and Magnesium; which participates in a wide range of vitally important physiological functions, including the creation of ATP (adenosine triphosphate, the energy molecules of your body), the synthesis of RNA and DNA, the pumping of your heart, proper bone and tooth health, relaxation of your blood vessels, while helping to maintain proper bowel function.

Strawberry Radish Salad

Strawberry Radish Salad

Gluten free, dairy free, vegan

Ingredients
1 small bunch of radish
6-8 strawberries
1 small handful of fresh arugula
1 T balsamic vinegar
1 T salad olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Slice radishes and strawberries, add to a salad bowl
  2. Wisk together olive oil and vinegar
  3. Toss arugula, berries and radish together
  4. Mix with dressing
  5. Serve chilled

 

Simple Pear Compote

Simple Pear Compote

Gluten free, dairy free, vegan

Ingredients
4 C peeled chopped apples
1 ½  T. maple syrup
1 tsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp. vanilla extract
1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/8 tsp. salt

Directions

  1. Place pears in a crockpot.
  2. Create a slurry with the remaining ingredients in a separate bowl.
  3. Pour mixture over apples and mix well.
  4. Cook for 3 hours on low.
  5. Enjoy over oatmeal, amaranth, yogurt, homemade ice cream, or on grilled pork chops. Another option is to add the juices to a bit of bourbon over the rocks or with warm water for a hot spiced pear toddy.

 

2-Step Delicious Delicata

2-Step Delicious Delicata

Gluten free, dairy free

Ingredients

Gluten free, dairy free, vegan

1 Delicata squash, cut into ½ in segments and seeded
1 T olive oil
2 T unsalted butter, separated
1 T Herb mixture (Fox Point Seasoning, Penzey’s Spices)
¼ tsp dried shallots
¼ tsp salt
½ tsp chives
¼ tsp garlic powder
¼ tsp onion
¼ tsp green peppercorn

Directions

  1. Preheat Oven to 350O
  2. Place squash in a baking dish with oil, 1 T butter and seasoning.
  3. Bake for 20 minutes.
  4. Heat sauté pan with 1 T butter.
  5. Sauté squash until golden brown and delicious!