vegantravels (vegantravels) wrote in vegancooking,
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Thanksgiving Dinner

Hi guys, here's another couple recipes to share, some ideas I came up with for our Canadian Thanksgiving. Main dish and dessert are both pumpkin based.

Squash spaghetti with cauliflower:

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Ingredients:
  • 1/2 spaghetti squash
  • 4-5 average tomatoes
  • 1/2 sweet red pepper 
  • 1/4 yellow onion chopped
  • 1 large garlic clove chopped
  • 1/2 cup cold pressed oil
  • salt&pepper to taste
  • 1 carrot shredded
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley chopped
  • some green onions to garnish
  • some broccoli or cauliflower separated into florets
  • 4-5 large oyster mushrooms, julienned
  • about 10-15 snow peas, cut
  • 1-2 tbsp pumpkin seeds
Preparation:

Preheat the oven to 190 degrees Celsius, and bake your spaghetti squash for about 1 hour. Once ready, take it out, and leave to cool. Then cut it open, remove the seeds, and then with a fork separate and take out the "speghetti", you'll see that the squash's pulp is separating into thin filaments. Place the "spaghetti" into bowls. While the squash is cooking, prepare the sauce. In a large skillet, fry the onion, garlic and carrots on olive oil. Once the onion is golden, add mushrooms, snow peas, basil, parsley, salt&pepper, pumpkin seeds and keep sauteing. In a food processor with S blade blend tomatoes and sweet red pepper, and add the mix to the skillet, keep sauteing. Eventually add the broccoli and/or cauliflower florets, cover with lid, and let cook for about 5 minutes on medium low setting.

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Once ready, pour the mix over your spaghetti, and garnish with some green onions. 

Full Recipe with Pictures Can Be Found Here




Raw Pumpkin Pie

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Ingredients:

   Crust:
  • 1 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1 1/2 cup almonds
  • 4 large dates
  • 1 cup coconut flakes
  • pinch of salt
Blend everything well in a food processor with S blade. Take out the mix onto the form and press with your fingers to form a layer.

   Cream:
  • 3 cups fresh pumpkin
  • 1 orange or 1 banana (I used orange, but banana probably would make it creamier)
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground vanilla
  • 5 large medjool dates
  • 1-2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp coconut butter
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 tbsp cashews/cashew butter
  • 1-2 tbsp coconut flakes
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • pinch of salt
Blend everything well in the same food processor, take out the mix into the form on top of the crust layer. Put in the freezer for about 1-2 hours to solidify. Serve with strawberries or any other berries. 

Full Recipe with Pictures Can Be Found Here


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