Pumpkin Recipes for Better Eye Health

Dr. Travis Stork
Spicy Roasted Pumpkin and Smoothie

Spicy Roasted Pumpkin

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs cubed pumpkin
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

Directions

Pre-heat oven to 200°C or 400°F. Place pumpkin into a large & sturdy roasting tray. Add the olive oil, salt, pepper & cumin - mix well, making sure that all the pumpkin pieces are coated in olive oil. Bake in the oven for about 30 to 45 minutes or until the pumpkin is soft & also tinged brown at the edges.

Pumpkin Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 medium frozen banana
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseed
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • ¼ tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • ¼ tps cinnamon
  • 1 cup vanilla soy milk

Directions

Add to blender and blend until smooth.