Sunday, September 18, 2011

.pumpkin pie.

.homemade pumpkin pie.

.welcome fall with yummy fresh out of the oven pumpkin pie.
.how to make it healthier;
.use milk vs.heavy cream
.use organic un bleached sugar vs. generic white sugar.
.go crustless!
.make your own crust using butter vs. lard.
.make your own crust and do not add sugar or salt.
.for more flavor do not follow a recipe with respect to spices; extra cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger.
.top with plain vanilla ice cream; preferably with few ingredients and zero additives.

.health benefits of pumpkin.
"The yellow-orange colour is a clear proof of the fact that pumpkin is full with antioxidants and beta-carotene. Beta-carotene is a provitamin which is converted by the body into vitamin A. The pumpkin pulp contains vitamins, especially provitamin A, vitamin E and C, mineral salts, carbohydrates, protide and the seeds contain oil, protide, lecithin , resin and enzymes with anthelmintic properties"
.info from Live and Free.

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