Roast Pumpkin with Fetta & Greens

In food (and life), the simple things are always the best.

This morning I started my day with a dip in the ocean and that simple, physical and free act was totally blissful.

Enter a comment here about how busy our lives are in this modern world. 
But seriously - they are!

And when it comes to our health and wellbeing, that busy-ness (yes a thing!) is often at the expense of said, and crucial health.

It wasn't so long ago that I was working my fingers to the bone, feeling unfulfilled and not taking care of myself. As this week marks the totally awesome one-year birthday of my website, it's provided me with the opportunity of reflection.

Roast Pumpkin with Fetta & Leaves Roast Pumpkin with Fetta & Leaves

When I say not taking care of myself, I mean it.

And the result was of course not pretty.

From both a holistic and nutritional perspective, I was running myself into the ground. And then I did exactly that.

Totally not uncommon and perhaps reading this right now, you identify with that exact situation. It's not all bad though because it's absolutely reversible.

And I'd like to think that my life and my work are living proof of that.

Without the extremes, without the stress, without the deprivation or misery and certainly without the rigid rules.

If I've learnt anything about health in the past 10 years, it's that we're each incredibly, wonderfully unique creatures.

Roast Pumpkin with Fetta & Leaves

Roast Pumpkin with Fetta & Leaves
Roast Pumpkin with Fetta & Leaves
Roast Pumpkin with Fetta & Greens
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yield: 4
  • ½ Jap pumpkin
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • ¼ cup fetta cheese
  • ¼ cup fresh coriander leaves
  • ½ cup mixed leaves
  1. Preheat oven to 175 degrees (electric)
  2. Deseed pumpkin and cut into large wedges (leave skin on!)
  3. Line baking tray with baking paper
  4. Place pumpkin on tray and massage in oil and seasoning
  5. Bake for 40-45mins until soft and caramel in colour
  6. Serve with crumbled fetta and leaves either alone or as a side
If you're making this in bulk, add the fetta and leaves to serve.

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