Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Ingredients

  • 3 cups white sugar
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
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Fresh Pear Bread

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups finely chopped peeled ripe pears (about 4 medium)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Raw Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ingredients

Raw Brownie Base
  • 2 cups walnuts
  • 2 cups Medjool dates
  • 1 cup raw cacao powder
  • Sea salt
Nut Butter Swirl Ice Cream
  • 2-13.5 oz cans unsweetened full-fat coconut milk
  • ½ cup nut butter of choice, divided (optional)
  • ½ cup maple syrup or raw honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract or 1 vanilla bean, seeds scraped
  • ¼ tsp sea salt

Pumpkin Bread

Ingredients

  • 1-2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup raisins, optional

Spaghetti with Kale Pesto and Meatballs

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch Tuscan kale, tough stems removed and leaves finely chopped
  • 2 small cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 c. walnuts
  • 2 tsp. grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 c. freshly squeeze lemon juice
  • 1/2 c. freshly grated Parmesan, plus more for serving
  • 1/2 c. plus 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 lb. sausage meat (such as sweet Italian or garlic and herb)
  • 16 oz. dried spaghetti

Directions

  1. Make pesto: In a food processor, pulse together kale, garlic, walnuts, and lemon zest and juice. Add Parmesan and ¼ cup olive oil and pulse to form a thick paste. Add ¼ more cup olive oil in a slow steady stream, then season with salt and pepper.
  2. Make meatballs: Roll sausage into 1″ meatballs. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add meatballs and cook, stirring, until browned, 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer meatballs to a paper towel-lined plate, then pour grease out of skillet and wipe clean with a paper towel.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta according to package directions until al dente. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water, and return to pot.
  4. Add pasta, pesto, and 1/4 cup pasta water to skillet and cook, stirring regularly, 1 to 2 minutes over low heat until pasta is evenly coated. Add meatballs and gently toss to warm.
  5. Divide pasta into bowls and top with Parm.

Persimmon Cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe persimmons, pureed
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease or line one baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and salt.
  3. Cream the butter or margarine with the sugar. Beat in the egg and persimmons. Add the flour mixture and mix until combined, stir in the chopped nuts. Drop by teaspoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto the prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 12 to 15 minutes.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients

COOKIES
  • 2 1/4 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • grated rind (zest) of 1 orange, optional
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
GLAZE (OPTIONAL)
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract