Fall Recipes – October

Below are some healthy and delicious fall recipes for the month of October

October Chili

1 1/2 pounds ground chicken or turkey
1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, drained
1 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 small onion, diced
1 – 15oz can of pumpkin
1 teaspoon chili powder
2 teaspoons raw sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt

Place the meat in a Dutch oven over medium heat, cook until no longer pink. Drain grease.  Return to the stove on low heat.  Stir in the drained kidney beans, the diced tomatoes and the diced onion. Fold in the pumpkin and mix to combine all the ingredients.  Sprinkle in the chili powder, sugar and salt.  Blend the seasonings in well.  Cook 1 1/2 hours on low.  Stir occasionally.

Fall Fruit Beverage

1 1/2 cups apple juice
1 cup pineapple juice
1 cup fresh pumpkin, peel and cut into small chunks
2 teaspoons honey
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

Place the apple juice and pineapple juice into the blender.  Add the pumpkin chunks to the juice.  Blend until beginning to smooth.  Pour the honey into the blended mixture.  Sprinkle in the cinnamon and nutmeg on top.  Blend until all the ingredients are mixed together.  Pour into a pitcher and refrigerate until ready to serve.  Best when served chilled.

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