Autumn Pumpkin Bars Recipe Video

Annmarie found some pumpkins here and decided to make a raw food recipe for pumpkin bars that she got from our friend and raw food chef Frank Giglio’s book. The best news? (Besides the fact that they taste awesome) Is that they’re sweetened with dried apricots! I know you’ll like these, take a look…

Summary

Difficulty LevelVery EasyHealth IndexHealthy
CuisineCourse
TasteMethod
VegetarianMain Ingredient,
Interest Group,

Ingredients

 Pumpkin seeds1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Butternut squash2 Cup (32 tbs), cut into small pieces
 Pumpkin/Butternut squash2 Cup (32 tbs), cut into small pieces
 Sunflower seeds1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Dried apricots1 Cup (16 tbs), quartered
 Cinnamon2 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1555 Calories from Fat 445

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 53 g81.8%

Saturated Fat 9.7 g48.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 65.3 mg2.7%

Total Carbohydrates 249 g82.9%

Dietary Fiber 24.7 g98.8%

Sugars 81.1 g

Protein 51 g102.3%

Vitamin A 1035% Vitamin C 137.4%

Calcium 48.9% Iron 88.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

First, grind pumpkin seeds in food processor to fine pieces. Remove and place in a large mixing bowl.

Second, chop squash/pumpkin in food processor in to fine pieces.

Third, grind remaining ingredients until a ball stats to form.

On a baking tray lined with parchment paper or on your dehydrator rack. Spread mixture into pan to desired thickness. You can dehydrate if you like I would suggest 118 for 6-8 hours. Or you can just refrigerate and eat as is!

You can also make them into balls!

Enjoy and share!!

Editors Review

Autumn pumpkin bars would make you embrace the fall like never before. Watch this impressive video which is so nicely explained and well demonstrated that you would surely love to experience. The dried apricots here make the recipe all the more healthy and delicious!

Comments

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passionIfoodie says :

Thanks for the simple and easy Raw Autumn Pumpkin Bars recipe. I’ve never eaten a raw pumpkin dish before but I’ll have to give it a shot now. By the way guys, what about the ingredient measurements. Help needed there!
Posted on: 13 January 2010 - 1:21pm
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