A Thanksgiving Dessert

Healthy Recipe of the Week

Don’t Stuff… Save Room for Something Sweet!

Pumpkin Custard

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cashews (raw)
  • 1  tablespoon Agar Flakes (may substitute for gelatin)
  • 1 pinch Sea Salt
  • 1 1/4 cups Water (boiling)
  • 1 1/2 cups Pumpkin (roasted or canned)
  • 1/4 cup Agave Nectar or Honey
  • 1 tablespoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg (ground)
  • 1 pinch Cloves (ground)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Lemon Zest

Directions

Place cashews, agar flakes (or gelatin), and salt in a high-powered blender and process to a fine powder. Pour boiling water into the blender and process on high speed. Add pumpkin, agave nectar or honey, and vanilla extract and process until smooth. Blend in cinnamon, nutmeg. cloves, and lemon zest. Pour custard into ramekins or half cup mason jars. Refrigerate for 30 – 60 minutes or until set. Serve.

 

 

 

 

Reference

Amsterdam, E. (2008). Easy Paleo Vegan Pumpkin Custard Recipe. Elana’s Pantry. doi:https://elanaspantry.com/pumpkin-custard/ Accessed on November 11, 2017.

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Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering the 55 and better "chronologically-enriched" population about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle, preventing injury, and feeling good. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, and group exercise instructor—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, public speaking, corporate wellness program facilitation and senior fitness program support.
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