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Home Cuisine's Mae Pike shares her recipe for Pumpkin Soup

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Colder weather is just around the corner and it' the perfect time to bring pumpkin back into your diet. Home Cuisine's Mae Pike shares her recipe for gluten-free pumpkin soup and can be vegan and Paleo diet friendly.

Pumpkin Soup - Paleo Style (no beans) or Vegan 

1/4 cup coconut oil

 1 cup chopped onions

 1 clove garlic, minced

 3 cups vegetable broth (or chicken broth)

 1 teaspoon curry powder

 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

 1/2 teaspoon salt

 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander

 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

 1 (15 ounce) can 100% pure pumpkin

 1 cup light coconut milk

Possible additions:

Chopped chicken, black beans, chunks of butternut squash, pumpkin seeds,

Directions

1. Heat the coconut oil in a deep pot over medium-high heat. Stir in the onions and garlic; cook until the onions are translucent, about 5 minutes. Mix in the vegetable broth, curry powder, salt, coriander, and red pepper flakes. Cook and stir until the mixture comes to a gentle boil, about 10 minutes. Cover, and simmer 15 to 20 minutes more, stirring occasionally. Whisk in the pumpkin and coconut milk, and cook another 5 minutes.

2. Pour the soup into a blender, filling only half way and working in batches if necessary; process until smooth. Return to a pot, and reheat briefly over medium heat before serving. Add additions after blending.

SERVES: 5-6

Home Cuisine

309 Wallace Avenue

Louisville, KY 40207

502-896-0666

www.homecuisineonline.com

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Additional Information:

Nutritious, fresh meals

Tailored to help customers reach health goals

All dishes adhere to the American Diabetes

Association and the American Heart Association guidelines

All meals made without the use of white flour, sugar, canned ingredients or Trans fats

Home delivery option

The Paleo Meal Plan is Here!

The Paleo Diet, or the 'Caveman Diet', is quickly becoming part of Healthy Lifestyles for people of all walks of life. As more and more people realize sensitivity to Gluten and Dairy, the Paleo menu is a terrific option, as the program consists of Lean Protein, Fresh Veggies, Fruit, Nuts and Eggs. At Home Cuisine, our job is to prepare these wonderful meals in our Gourmet Kitchen, with a focus on taste.

About Mae Pike

Mae Pike learned to cook at her mother's hip. Many of her early memories are based around watching her mother, Chef Sandy Pike, fine-tune her recipes in the kitchens of some of Louisville's favorite eateries. Combining 25 years of experience in restaurants and event planning with her positive, upbeat personality, Mae can win over the pickiest of eaters.

About Home Cuisine

Since 2004, Home Cuisine has been preparing healthy, fresh, and delicious meals in Louisville, Kentucky. Our meal plans are tailored to meet our customers' weight management goals and dietary needs, including portion-controlled, vegan, and gluten-free plans. We are committed to using simple, high-quality ingredients, and never use bleached flours, refined sugars, trans-fats, or added preservatives. Home Cuisine adheres to the guidelines of both the American Diabetes Association and the American Heart Association.

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