Pumpkin Pie Cups (Vegan & Grain-Free)

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These easy healthy Vegan & Grain-Free Pumpkin Pie Cups are just like your favorite fall or Thanksgiving dessert but in a smaller, 6 ingredient form!

In an effort to keep super-foods a part of your plant-based cancer fighting lifestyle diet Breast Cancer Authority Blog presents Natalie, of Feast on Fruit, vegan pumpkin recipes.

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp water

Filling

  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup baked and mashed sweet potato
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice

To find healthy vegan ingredients visit Feasting on Fruit Store.

Instructions
  1. Mix together the crust ingredients with a fork until well combined. It should be crumbly but stick together when pressed.
  2. Lightly grease 4 cups of a muffin pan. Place a strip of parchment paper in each for easy removal.
  3. Press the crust into the muffin tins, covering the bottom and sides evenly. Wetting your fingers can help if it is too sticky. Set aside.

natalie-of-feasting-on-fruitAbout Natalie, founder of Feasting on Fruit: I am the writer, photographer, and imagination behind Feasting on Fruit. Seven years a vegetarian, five years a vegan, and barely one year a blogger, but learning and loving it! I am constantly overflowing with creative ideas for fruity vegan food, often more than I have time to make. Sharing the health and happiness of tasty recipes brings a smile to my lips and a purpose to my kitchen.

Healthy, Delicious & Fruit-Sweetened Pumpkin Pie For A Cancer Diet

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Autumn is the time of year pumpkins decorate our front steps, then gracing the table as pumpkin pie usually once a year for Thanksgiving. After November this healthy anti-cancer food is often ignored, disappearing from our diet for another 11 months. In an effort to keep this super-food a part of your plant-based cancer fighting lifestyle diet Breast Cancer Authority Blog presents Natalie’s (of Feast on Fruit) vegan pumpkin recipes.

Ingredients

CRUST

  • 2 ripe bananas refrigerated overnight
  • 1 1/2 – 1 3/4 cup gluten-free flour

FILLING

  • 1 15oz. can of pumpkin puree
  • 12-14 pitted medjool dates
  • 1 cup non-dairy milk
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch

To find healthy vegan ingredients visit Feasting on Fruit’s Store.

Instructions

FOR THE CRUST:

  1. In a large bowl, use your hands to “cut in” the cold banana into the flour. Keep kneading and mixing until you have a cohesive ball of dough. If it is still super sticky, you can add a little more flour.
  2. Roll out the crust between two well-floured pieces of wax paper.Peel off one sheet of paper. Dust the surface of the dough with flour to prevent it from sticking to the pie pan.
  3. Flip into a 9 inch pie pan. Set aside.

FOR THE FILLING:

  1. Blend all the ingredients on high until smooth.
  2. Pour into the crust.
  3. Bake at 425F for 15 mins.
  4. Reduce the heat to 350F and bake for another 35-40 mins.
  5. Let it cool, then chill for at least 8 hours before serving.

This Fruit-Sweetened Pumpkin Pie recipe is so healthy and delicious that you can eat it as an appetizer, the main dish, or the dessert. And maybe even breakfast!

natalie-of-feasting-on-fruitAbout Natalie, founder of Feasting on Fruit: I am the writer, photographer, and imagination behind Feasting on Fruit. Seven years a vegetarian, five years a vegan, and barely one year a blogger, but learning and loving it! I am constantly overflowing with creative ideas for fruity vegan food, often more than I have time to make. Sharing the health and happiness of tasty recipes brings a smile to my lips and a purpose to my kitchen.

Pumpkin Chili Recipe For A Cancer Free Lifestyle

Vegan Pumpkin Chili

By: Breast Cancer Yoga Staff.

Autumn is the time of year pumpkins decorate our front steps, eventually carved for Halloween jack-o-lanterns, and gracing the table as pumpkin pie usually once a year for Thanksgiving. After November this healthy anti-cancer food is often ignored, disappearing from our diet for another 11 months. Breast Cancer Authority Blog presents a pumpkin recipe that helps fight breast cancer, and is delicious too!

Canned pumpkin (not the same as pumpkin pie filling!) has many of the same benefits of fresh pumpkin, but as with most processed foods, not all the benefits, so use fresh if you can. When available use organic ingredients.

1 – bag of meat-free crumbles (such as Boca Ground Crumbles)**
1 – medium onion, chopped
1 – cup canned pumpkin (or squash)
1 – 28 oz. can diced stewed tomatoes
1- 15 oz. can kidney or black beans, drained & rinsed
1 – 12 oz. bottle of chili sauce
1-2 tablespoons chili powder
2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon pepper

In a crock pot, combine all ingredients and slow cook on low for 3-4 hours.
On the stove in a soup pot, combine all ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer and for 1 hour.

Serve with your favorite chili toppings!

* if you like spicy chili, consider adding a touch of Chipotle peppers in adobo sauce or cayenne pepper.
** You can substitute lentils, bulgur wheat, or more beans for the crumbles.

Dawn Breast CancerAbout Dawn Bradford Lange:  Co-founder of Breast Cancer Yoga. Dawn is making a difference with Breast Cancer Yoga therapeutic products designed to support you emotionally and physically during breast cancer . We want to give you the attention and personal service you need so please email us at info@breastcanceryoga.com if you have questions.

Simple Pumpkin Seed Recipe

Pumpkin Seed Recipe For Breast Cancer Prevention

By: Breast Cancer Yoga Staff

Pumpkin Seeds
V
itamin E, the ultimate cancer buster, which inhibits cancer cell growth and protects immune cells from free radicals is found in pumpkin. Vitamin E boosts your immune system´s fighting abilities.

Pumpkins and pumpkin seeds belong to the same family as cantaloupe, watermelon, cucumber, and squash. Long valued as a great source of zinc pumpkin seeds are becoming increasingly recognized for their diversity of antioxidants, which makes them unique in their antioxidant support, such as providing a wide variety of forms of vitamin E.

Simple Pumpkin Seed Recipe

Breast Cancer Recipe for Pumpkin Seeds

  1. Cut open the pumpkin by cutting a circle around the stem end with a sharp knife (knife blade angled in), and pulling off the top. Use a strong metal spoon to scrape the insides of the pumpkin and scoop out the seeds and strings. Place the mass of pumpkin seeds in a colander and run under water to rinse and separate the seeds from everything else.Pumpkin Seed Recipe For Breast Cancer
  2. Measure the pumpkin seeds in a cup measure. Place the seeds in a medium saucepan. Add 2 cups of water and 1 tablespoon of salt to the pan for every half cup of pumpkin seeds. Add more salt if you would like your seeds to be saltier. Bring the salted water and pumpkin seeds to a boil. Let simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and drain.Pumpkin Seeds For Breast Cancer Recipe
  3. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Coat the bottom of a roasting pan or thick baking sheet with olive oil, about a tablespoon. Spread the seeds out over the roasting pan in a single layer, and toss them a bit to coat them with the oil on the pan. Bake on the top rack until the seeds begin to brown, 5-20 minutes, depending on the size of the seeds. Small pumpkin seeds may toast in around 5 minutes or so, large pumpkin seeds may take up to 20 minutes. Keep an eye on the pumpkin seeds so they don’t get over toasted. When lightly browned, remove the pan from the oven and let cool on a rack. Let the pumpkin seeds cool all the way down before eating.

Recipe is courtesy of Simply Recipes.

Diana RossAbout Diana Ross:  E-RYT 500 restorative yoga teacher, survivor that cares and founder of Breast Cancer Yoga. Diana is making a difference with Breast Cancer Yoga therapeutic products designed to support you emotionally and physically during breast cancer . We want to give you the attention and personal service you need so please email us at info@breastcanceryoga.com if you have questions.

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