October 23rd, 2014 | Leave a comment by   in Nutrition & Fitness

Watch Now: Grilled Pineapple and Roasted Squash Salad with Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Pumpkin Salad recipe image

Now that fall is upon us, what will you do with all those carved-up jack-o-lanterns and decorative gourds? You’ve invested time and muscle shelling and sticking your hand in the pumpkin to remove its sometimes sticky and slimy innards, since the kids refuse to stick their little hands in there, and now you have more pumpkins than you would like attracting South Florida yard critters to your front door. While “composting” your pumpkin on your front porch is always an option, its delicious insides make for a tasty seasonal treat. Here’s a colorful and nutritious fall-inspired salad that’s great for a football tailgate and even something to brighten the table for Thanksgiving. Grilled Pineapple and Roasted Squash with Pumpkin Seed Pesto Pumpkin Seed Pesto 1 1/2 cups packed fresh parsley 1/2 cup unsalted pumpkin seed kernels, toasted 1 small clove garlic 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1/8 teaspoon ground...

Read Full Post Tags: , , ,