Pumpkin and honey butter

Pumpkin and honey butter

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and it often means sugar-laden desserts.. This Thanksgiving pumpkin and honey butter makes a great spread for bread and pastries.

Let’s take a look at the ingredients in this pumpkin and honey butter:

Cinnamon:
This potent spice is packed with health benefits. It boosts brain function, protects against heart disease because of calcium and fiber, regulates blood sugar, and provides antimicrobial benefits. Plus it tastes great!

Cloves:
They are a very potent spice because of their antiviral, antibacterial, analgesic, and antiseptic properties. Cloves also provide a pleasant aroma and flavor to food, teas, and more.

Nutmeg:
It has been used since ancient times for its ability to boost brain function, relieve pain and indigestion, and detox the liver and kidneys.

Pumpkins:
They are a staple during Halloween, and provide great health benefits. Pumpkins are packed with vitamin A, which is great for our eyes, vitamin C, which is great for the immune system, and beta-carotene, which is great for our skin and eyes.

Directions:

In a large saucepan, combine and stir 1 can of pumpkin puree, 3/4 cup of apple cider, 1 inch piece of ginger, 1/2 tsp of clove powder, 1/2 cup of coconut sugar, 3 tsp of cinnamon, 3 tbsp of honey, and 1/2 tsp of nutmeg
Bring the mixture to a boil
Once it comes to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes
Stir often
Once the mixture is thickened, remove the piece of ginger
Move to refrigerator until serving

Make sure ingredients are organic
Enjoy this Halloween pumpkin and honey butter!

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REFERENCES:
1. “Pumpkin Butter Recipe.” Allrecipes. Allrecipes, n.d. Web. 28 Sept. 2015.
2. “Nutrition Facts and Analysis for Pumpkin, Cooked, Boiled, Drained, without Salt.” Self Nutrition Data. Self Nutrition Data, n.d. Web. 28 Sept. 2015.

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