With pumpkin season upon us, we are offering spiced pumpkin dishes and menu to the rescue. Easy to make, totally healthy, it is the perfect dish to enjoy as the fall weather begins to hit. Look for a yellowish plantain, if using, rather than green, as it will be sweeter and softer once roasted. Pumpkin is a perfect products for both meat and vegetarian meals and for desserts as well.
Pumpkin bread, pumpkin ravioli, pumpkin pie, pumpkin risotto, pumpkin beer — the options are endless, and endlessly mouthwatering.
Pumpkin is an often-overlooked source, but with three grams per one-cup serving it can keep you feeling full for longer on fewer calories.
The pumpkin has a full sweet flavour, but despite this it is a valid food in low-calorie diets and in those of diabetic patients, thanks to the very low content both in glucides and lipids, compensated by high percentages of fibre, vitamins and mineral salts. 100 grams of pumpkin, provide approximately 26 kcal, and this is thanks to the high water content of which it is constituted by 90%.
- Pumpkin lovers menu. Pumpkin is rich in fibre and water and therefore it is very useful for the bowel: in particular, it favours the correct operation of the intestinal transit because it changes the consistency of the faeces and rebalances the intestinal flora.
- Season Dishes with Pumpkin. Pumpkin contains magnesium and magnesium is a natural muscle relaxant that facilitates the relaxation of the muscles. The presence of magnesium in the pumpkin, therefore, helps the muscle relaxation, giving physical and mood benefits.
- Desserts with pumpkin. Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting, Pumpkin Whoopie Pie.
Pumpkin contains magnesium and magnesium is a natural muscle relaxant that facilitates the relaxation of the muscles.