Pumpkin Soup

P10206632  14 oz.cans pumpkin puree
1 T coconut oil
1 medium yellow onion, chopped
1 large sweet apple, cored and cut into chunks
1 clove garlic
2 T shredded or shaved coconut
1/2 t curry powder
1/2 t cumin
1/4 t nutmeg
5 cups chicken or vegetable broth
salt and pepper to taste

Saute onion in coconut oil. Puree broth, onion, apple, garlic, coconut until smooth.

Place puree and other ingredients in a stock pot and simmer for 20 min.
option: for a sweeter soup add a tablespoon or two of sugar.

Garnish with parsley leaf, pumpkin seeds or coconut shavings.


Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

I was surprised how good this was..

Half can of pumpkin (3/4 c.)
About 6 oz of yogurt or almond milk or coconut milk
1/2 frozen banana
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/2 teaspoon of vanilla (optional)
6-7 ice cubes
2 packets of stevia


Blend till smooth!