Pumpkin soup

The Oriental Pumpkin Pie Spices:

Cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, cloves, cardamom

Oriental Pumpkin Pie Spice

Make your own Pumpkin Spice Latte with this freshly ground Pumpkin Pie Spice blend, freshly ground with a hint of oriental cardamom. Or bake a quick holiday movie snack. 

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In a POT, cook 1.5 lb pumpkin cubes in 1 cup salted water. When the pumpkin is soft, mash it.

Add 1-2 tbsp peanut butter, 1-2 tsp Oriental Pumpkin Pie Spices, and salt to taste. Mix well. Simmer for 5 minutes. 

Optionally, add hot chili powder to taste and top with (coconut) milk or heavy cream.

Pumpkin Spice Latte
  • In a MUG, add:

– 1/8 cup of strong coffee (one espresso shot brings the best result)

– 1/2-2 tsp Oriental Pumpkin Pie Spices

– 2-4 tbsp agave syrup or honey

Fill the MUG with hot milk. Mix well. 

Optionally, top with whipped cream and sprinkle with Oriental Pumpkin Pie Spices.

Variation: Pumpkin Spice Latte with Figs

Transfer the latte into a nice tall glass as follows: 

  • 2/3 latte, 1/2 inch whipped cream, 2 halved figs, 
  • 1/3 latte, 1/2 inch whipped cream, 2 halved figs.
Pumpkin Spice Nuts

Preheat OVEN to 350°F. 

In a BOWL, add 2  tbsp agave syrup or honey, 1-2 tsp Oriental Pumpkin Pie Spices, and salt to taste. Mix well. 

Add 2 cups chopped nuts and mix well. In a BAKING DISH lined with PARCHMENT PAPER, spread nut mixture evenly. 

Bake nuts for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Let cool.

Mexican Hot Chocolate

In a MUG, dissolve 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder in 2 tbsp (almond) milk. 

Stir in 1-2 tsp Oriental Pumpkin Pie Spices, and 2-4 tbsp agave syrup or honey. 

Fill the MUG with hot milk. Mix well. 

Optionally, add hot chili powder to taste and top with whipped cream and sprinkle with Oriental Pumpkin Pie Spices.