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Pumpkin Dip

Enjoy the Process of Going Unprocessed with Kids, plus Pumpkin Dip

Although there is a lot at stake, we need to be patient and loving with our kiddos as we haul them into a world of unprocessed foods. Here are a few things that I wish someone told me when I began the messy business of healthy parenthood… along with a recipe for Pumpkin Dip that I’ve served to toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, tweens, teenagers, and adults. In other words, this unprocessed recipe is loved by everyone!

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Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Risotto

Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Risotto

When most of us think of risotto, we think of standing over the stove, stirring without stopping for half an hour. But by using your slow-cooker, you can enjoy a healthy home-cooked meal that tastes like you slaved away in the kitchen for hours.

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Pumpkin Pie Spiced Applesauce

Pumpkin Pie Spiced Applesauce

I’ve named this recipe Pumpkin Pie Spiced Applesauce because it’s become shorthand for those warm, aromatic spices that we all love (or love to hate) this time of year. However trendy they may be, there’s no denying that adding spice to homemade applesauce elevates it beyond any grocery store version and makes a very convincing argument for going unprocessed.

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Pumpkin Chia Seed Pudding

Pumpkin Chia Seed Pudding

Pumpkin definitely passes the unprocessed test, fresh or canned. Roasting a whole pumpkin is incredible and I suggest that you try it out at least once. Canned pumpkin is just as good, more convenient and still packed with nutrition. Pumpkin is loaded with vitamin A, potassium and vitamin C. Did you know one cup of cooked pumpkin has more potassium than one banana?

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