Carving pumpkins this week for Halloween? Don’t just carve it and throw the insides away! Why not make some delicious food with it too!
The UK is expected to waste 8 million pumpkins this year, so please consider using your pumpkin for food as well as decoration.
1) Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Spice Mix:
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Pepper
1/2 tsp Smoked paprika
1/8 tsp Chilli flakes
2) Skin-on Pumpkin Chips spice mix:
1 tsp Za’atar
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
3) Vegan Pumpkin Pie Ingredients:
400g pumpkin puree
175ml full fat coconut milk
130g brown sugar
50ml maple syrup or agave nectar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp salt
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp all spice
1 pack of ready-made shortcrust pastry (or home-made!)
Let us know below if you have any sustainable tips for the Halloween period!
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