pumpkin risotto


The older I get, the faster life flies by and summer, is well….sort of over, and we are now approaching fall? Saying that, we now get to focus on savoury comfort foods at Kelly’s Bake Shoppe and LettuceLove Cafe  (Erinn’s favourite time of year!). As I said in an earlier post, I LOVE pumpkin every day of the year, it doesn’t have to be cold weather for me. Pumpkin is a warming or comforting flavour, it’s easy to work with and totally full of a different kind of nutrition, that we really don’t get enough of during the other seasons. Pumpkin is incredibly rich in vital anti-oxidants and vitamins like Vitamin A (a cancer protective anti-oxidant and one serving of pumpkin gives us 246% RDA). This humbly healthy vegetable is very low in calories yet a tremendous source of Copper, Magnesium (Bone Health), Calcium (who needs a cow?!), Phosphorus, Potassium. It is also…

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