Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds recipe fall snack recipes

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 Cup pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tsp butter, melted (can use vegan butter spread)
  • Tap water for rinsing and boiling seeds
  • Several dashes sea salt, to taste

Instructions:

  • Separate seeds from pumpkin flesh as best as you can.
  • Rinse seeds in cool water and place in a medium pot. Cover with water, add a dash of salt, and bring to boil.
  • Boil for about 15 minutes, drain, and spread out on a baking sheet. Leave seeds to dry overnight.
  • For every 1 1/2 cup of seeds, toss with 2 tsp melted butter (or vegan spread) and salt to taste.
  • Spread seeds in a single layer on baking sheet and bake at 300° for 15 minutes, or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Allow to cool before eating.
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Ginger Cardamom Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups light brown sugar, loosely packed
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 ounces crystallized ginger, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar + 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom

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Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup with Maple Roasted Chickpeas

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 medium carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium butternut squash, peeled, seeded and chopped into 1-inch cubes (about 5 cups)
  • 1 large apple, peeled and chopped (I used Granny Smith)
  • 2 (14 oz) cans low sodium vegetable broth
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

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Harvest Granola

Ingredients:

  • 8½ cups Rolled oats ~2 lbs
  • ¾ cup Sesame seeds
  • ½ cup Sunflower seeds
  • 2 cups Almonds (sliced)
  • 1 cup Coconut (shredded, unsweetened)
  • 1½ tbsp. Cinnamon (ground)
  • ¾ cup Canola oil
  • 1 cup Maple syrup – adjust to liking
  • 1½ tbsp. Vanilla extract
  • 1½ tsp. Almond extract
  • 1 cup Pecans (pieces)
  • 1½ tsp nutmeg (optional)
  • 1½ tsp ginger (optional)
  • 1 tsp allspice (optional)
  • ¾ tsp ground clove (optional)

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