Trick or treat? Definitely a treat… Halloween is here and we would like to share some of our favourite seasonal recipes with you.
Halloween Granola by Liftus Fitness
2 cups of rolled oats
Handful chopped hazel nuts
Handful of chopped macadamian nuts
Handful of blanched almonds
Handful of pumpkin seeds
2 tsp Chi Coconut Oil
2 tsp pumpkin spice or treacle
First things first, pre heat your oven and get it nice and toasty! Pour oats, nuts and seeds on a baking tray. Then heat up 2 tsp coconut oil for 10 seconds in the microwave and pour over. Sprinkle 3 tsp pumpkin spice or cinnamon over and stir this in. Place it in the oven and let it cook for 5 minutes, then get it our stir and add 1 tsp more of coconut oil and more spice. Then put it back in till golden brown. Finally sprinkle some raisins and put in for 1 more minute (no more other wise the raisins burn). Then let the granola cool and store in a jar! Enjoy with Chi Coconut Milk!
Pumpkin Soup by Liftus Fitness
4 tbsp Chi Coconut Oil
2 onions, finely chopped
1kg pumpkins peeled, deseeded and chopped into chunks
700ml vegetable stock
142ml natural yogurt
4 slices wholemeal seeded bread
Handful pumpkin seeds for topping
Heat 2 tbsp coconut oil in a large saucepan, then gently sautee finely chopped onions for 5 mins, until soft. Add 1kg pumpkin to the pan, then carry on cooking for 8-10 mins, stirring occasionally until it starts to soften and turn golden.
Pour 700ml vegetable stock into the pan, then season with salt and pepper. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 10 mins until the pumpkin is very soft. Pour the 142ml yogurt into the pan, bring back to the boil, then purée with a hand blender. Serve with wholemeal bread and top with pumpkin seeds!
Happy Halloween everyone! 🙂