Pumpkin is a valuable and useful vegetable, has a pleasant taste. It contains vitamins such as C, E, PP, B1, B2, T and carotene.

The pumpkin has a lot of calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium, cobalt, copper and the pectin is present which helps remove cholesterol from the body and is indicated in diseases of atherosclerosis.

Pumpkin Recipes For Weight Loss

Eat pumpkin in any dishes necessary for people with kidney disease, liver and heart, blood vessels, as well as those who suffer from edema. Pumpkin Recipes for weight loss are available and easy to prepare.

Salad With Pumpkin And Apple

Healthy and nutritious salad of pumpkin, which can be used as a separate dish in one of the main meal or as a snack during the day.

Ingredients:

  • Pumpkin – 100 gr.
  • Apple – 100g.
  • Unsweetened yogurt or low-calorie yogurt 2-3 tablespoons.
  • Lemon juice – 1 small spoon

Preparation:
Rub on a medium grater pumpkin and apple. Then season with yogurt salad with lemon juice or yogurt. Mix all the ingredients. Salad ready!

Cottage Cheese And Pumpkin Casserole

A delicious diet dish without flour and sugar, which requires a little time for preparation.

Ingredients:

  • Fresh pumpkin – 400 g.
  • Low-fat cottage cheese – 500 gr.
  • Milk – 100 g.
  • Chicken Egg – 2 pcs.
  • cinnamon, nuts or dried fruit all

Preparation:
Boil the 300 gr. pumpkin, then grind it into a puree, the remaining 100 grams. raw pumpkin finely chop.

Beat the whites into a thick foam with a little pinch of salt and time, place it in the refrigerator. Whisk milk with cheese in a blender, then continue whisking, add the pumpkin, egg yolks, raw pumpkin, nuts, cinnamon and so on. The last ingredient, add the beaten egg whites.

Mix everything. Then grease with vegetable oil and sprinkle with flour and place the bottom of the form to the mixture. Cover with foil on top form. Then place in a casserole form with a cold oven and then turn it to the mode of 180 degrees.

Bake for 30-50 minutes, then remove the foil and bake another 20-30 minutes, until golden brown on the casserole. After the dish has cooled, it is ready for use.

Pumpkin Fritters

Pumpkin pancakes are well suited for breakfast because they are nutritious and easy, but a carbohydrate meal, which will provide you with energy for the whole day.

Ingredients:

  • Pumpkin – 500 gr.
  • Whole-wheat flour – 3 – 4 tbsp. spoons
  • Sunflower oil – 50 grams.
  • Chicken egg – 1 pc.
  • Sugar – 1 teaspoon
  • Salt – a pinch
  • Cinnamon – ½ teaspoon

Preparation: rub the pumpkin on a fine grater or with the help of the combine. Add to it the sugar, salt and egg and mix. Let the mixture stand for 15 minutes, during which time let the pumpkin juice.

The right amount of clean and cut the pumpkin into pieces. Grind to a fine grater or in a food processor. It grated pumpkin, add egg, sugar, salt, stir and leave for 15 minutes to give the pumpkin juice. Then gradually add the flour and cinnamon. The dough should be thick, and pumpkin should be greater than flour. Now you can fry the pancakes on a preheated pan with sunflower oil.

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