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Ingredients

2 cups (tea) of organic pumpkin – 200 g

2 ½ cups (tea) of organic sweet potato – 100 g

2 apples cut into cubes – 300 g

¾ cup of orange juice – 150 ml

1 tablespoon of coconut sugar – 10 g

1 piece of cinnamon stick

3 cloves

2 tablespoons of fresh grated coconut – 20 g

1/3 cup of chopped Brazil nuts – 25 g

Pumpkin and apple candy is a sweet dessert! Appreciated in different countries, the recipe is considered typical of cuisine throughout the country and is present at popular events. If you want to know how to make simple pumpkin candy, just follow the instructions below and enjoy this sweetness!

Preparation mode

In a pan, heat the pumpkin, sweet potato, apple and orange juice

Cook stirring occasionally and add the sugar

Add the cinnamon and cloves and cook until very tender

Mash with a fork until puree and distribute in individual portions

When serving, sprinkle the coconut and chestnuts

Pumpkin prevents eye, cardiovascular and degenerative diseases

Pumpkin is used in the preparation of savory recipes, such as broths and soups, and is part of the main meals of the day as a food supplement. However, it is also a great ingredient for sweets and desserts! Even with different types, this is a very nutritious food given the presence of dietary fiber, potassium and iron in its composition.

The vegetable is also a great source of beta-carotene, which, after digestion, is converted into vitamin A. In addition, it has a strong presence of vitamins C, E and complex B. Cabotiá pumpkin, in particular, offers several benefits to the body , as it improves vision and skin quality, strengthens the immune system and helps with weight loss by offering greater satiety to the body. It also prevents cardiovascular and degenerative diseases such as cancer.

Apple promotes oral health and fights respiratory diseases

Widely consumed by Brazilians, apples are one of the most recommended foods for the daily menu. Rich in fiber, minerals and vitamins, the fruit is responsible for helping to regulate the intestine, balance blood cholesterol levels and also has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant actions.

In addition, the apple helps to increase immunity, prevents respiratory diseases and promotes health for the teeth and vocal cords. It is also a great food for those looking to lose weight, as it has few calories and is a source of many benefits for the body!

Sweet potato is a nutritious and energetic food that encourages healthy weight loss

Sweet potato is known for being present in healthy recipes and in athletes’ diets for all the benefits that its consumption provides for those who include the vegetable in their diet. This ingredient has significant amounts of calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium and potassium, in addition to vitamins A, B complex and E.

It helps regulate the intestine, helps regulate blood cholesterol levels and encourages healthy weight loss as it is a great source of energy. In addition, it is very suitable in general for those who want to strengthen immunity and prevent skin diseases.

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