Power up your Meals with Pumpkin [Visual]

After autumn, it’s easy to forget pumpkin puree’s tasty, versatile, nutrition-packed goodness. However, a can of pumpkin is a great pantry staple anytime. It adds moisture, texture, and health benefits to many recipes—including some you might not expect.

Pumpkin is an affordable, easy-to-stock pantry staple that’s packed with nutrition. It contains alkaloids and flavonoids, which are natural compounds with documented anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, anti-carcinogenic, and antioxidant properties, as well as a long list of other nutrients.

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DIY Halloween inspiration

[Updated: October 2019]

If your place is looking a little sparse in the spookiness department, there are some fun, easy decorations you can make with stuff that’s probably already lurking around your home. Hope you find some inspiration here!

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Recipe: Honey Lemon Roasted Hokkaido Wedges

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A savoury pumpkin side dish bursting with colour and flavour, perfect for autumn.

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Hokkaido pumpkins, also known as red kuri squash, originally from island Hokkaido, Japan, have a deep orange colour and are very sweet inside. You can use them in cooking, baking or simply enjoy them raw.

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A Guide to Fall Foods [Infographic]

Originally published on Health Central

Things You Didn’t Know You Could Compost

Composting is a way of utilizing microorganisms to break down and decompose organic matter.  The unique benefits of composting include a reduction of waste needlessly going into landfills and the production of a free stable, organic soil amendment that can’t be beat.  Many people compost their yard waste and kitchen scraps, but there are many other materials that are generally thrown away that could easily be converted into compost and given back to the soil instead and far stranger ways  to compost than most people realize. Continue reading “Things You Didn’t Know You Could Compost”