Nutritionist Elena Golubnichaya (@elena_dietolog) and blogger Alina Bykova (@alishabast) told how to make a delicious pumpkin pie, bake chicken on a pumpkin pillow and why this vegetable must be included in the diet.
“Pumpkin is very important in your nutritional system - it's a delicious and healthy seasonal vegetable. It contains micro and macro elements, vitamins B1, B2, PP, carotenoids. Pumpkin is a source of phosphorus, carotenoids, pectin, which have a good effect on the functioning of the gastrointestinal tract."
Pumpkin and arugula salad
Arugula - 30 g
Baked pumpkin - 300 g
Feta - 50 g
Onions - 20 g
Balsamic vinegar - 1 tbsp. l.
Olive oil - 1 tsp Zira
Peel the pumpkin, cut into small cubes and bake in the oven or microwave. Transfer to a salad bowl. Add arugula leaves and diced feta cheese and chopped onions. Combine olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper, cumin and season the salad. Stir and serve.
Well, how can you not do without warm baking on autumn days? Pumpkin pie (even for those who watch their weight) is your choice. It is not only delicious, but also surprisingly healthy. How not to get better in the fall read here.
Oat flour - 1/3 cup
Pumpkin puree - 450 g
Milk - 3/4 cup
Egg - 1 pc.
Baking powder - 2 tsp
Preheat oven to 200 degrees. Combine flour, sweetener, nutmeg, cinnamon, baking powder, salt. Place liquid ingredients in a separate bowl. Stir. Combine all the ingredients of the pie. Place in a baking dish.
Place in the oven for 35 minutes.
Beef - 300 g
Sweet pepper - 1 pc.
Cut off the top of the pumpkin, peel it of seeds, salt and pepper. Lay the ingredients in layers: onions, meat, peppers, potatoes. Cover with a pumpkin lid and bake in the oven at 180 degrees for about an hour. Then lower the temperature to 160 and bake for another 50 minutes.
Chicken on a pumpkin pillow
Butternut pumpkin - 1 pc.
Potatoes - 1 kg
Chicken thigh without bone and skin - 800 g
Cheese - 200 g
Marinate the chicken in a mixture of salt, pepper, and suneli hops. Grate the pumpkin on a coarse grater. Place on a greased baking sheet with olive oil. Next - a layer of potatoes cut into rings. Then the chicken. Bake at 250 degrees for 10 minutes. Reduce the temperature to 180 degrees. Bake for another 15 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese and bake for another 10 minutes.
Chicken cheesecakes with pumpkin
Ingredients: Chicken fillet - 100 g
Grated pumpkin - 500 g
Egg - 1 pc.
Semolina - 2 tbsp. l.
Flour - 2 tbsp. l.
Cheese - 100 g
Powdered milk - 2 tbsp. l.
Make minced meat from chicken fillet. Cut the onion into small pieces. Combine all ingredients except cheese. Form the cheesecakes. Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 180 degrees. Sprinkle with grated cheese and place in the oven for another three minutes. Done!