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Pumpkin nut butter recipe

Did you know that pumpkin is for more than just pumpkin pie, and is also healthy for you? Rich in fibre, it can support a healthy digestive system, help balance your blood sugars, and even contribute to healthy weight maintenance. It is rich in vitamin A and beta-carotene to help fight cancer cells, treat and prevent eye disease, and support healthy, youthful skin. The vitamin C and vitamin A can also boost your immune power. It even has more potassium than a banana.

Pumpkin Nut Butter
I chose cashews and sunflower seeds here, but you can choose other nuts and seeds, if you like.
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  1. 1 can of pureed pumpkin (make sure you choose a BPA-free can brand)
  2. 1 cup cashews
  3. 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  4. 1-2 Tbsp honey (to your taste)
  5. 1 /2 tsp cinnamon
  6. 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  1. I use a Vitamix, but you could use another high powered blender or food processor. Blend nuts into a powder. Then add other ingredients and mix until smooth.
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