Food, Halloween

Spiced Pumpkin Seed Butter

Orla McAndrew, Zero Waste Caterer @orla_mcandrew_food has very kindly shared three fabulous

Orla McAndrew, Zero Waste Caterer @orla_mcandrew_food has very kindly shared three fabulous recipes to prevent wasting pumpkin seeds this Halloween.


Up next is her second recipe for Spicecd Pumpkin Seed Butter:



  • 250g raw pumpkin seeds
  • Honey or maple syrup to taste
  • Pinch of salt
  • Ground cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger to taste


1.Preheat the oven to 150 Degrees Celsius. Spread the raw pumpkin seeds on a baking sheet and roast for 15-20 minutes until golden and slightly crispy. Allow them to cool.

2.In a food processor, blend the roasted pumpkin seeds until they form a smooth paste.

3.Add honey or maple syrup for sweetness, a pinch of salt, and ground cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger to taste.

4.Blend until the mixture is creamy and well combined.

5.Spread on toast, use as dip for apple slices, or add to smoothies for a nutty boost.

The Family Edit & Co. 

We’re privileged to have so many wonderful Families, Businesses and Experts share their passion and knowledge on so many topics of Family Life.

From Day Trips to Supports, Activities to Books and lots more! 

Join our Mailing List

Related Articles

Food, Halloween

Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Orla McAndrew is a Cork based Award Winning Caterer who shares fabulous goto-post


Apple and Blackberry Crumble

This is the ideal time of year to add Apple and Blackberry goto-post

Connacht, Halloween

Halloween Events in Connacht

Halloween Events and Fun for all the Family in Connacht goto-post


Gluten Free Brownies

Niamh @a_glutenfree_mummy very kindly shared this Gluten Free Brownie recipe which she goto-post


Gluten Free Fish Fingers

We’ve had requests for some Family Friendly Recipes that are Gluten Free, goto-post


Beef and Guinness Stew

With Saint Patrick’s Day being tomorrow, we wanted to share one of goto-post

Food, Valentines

Valentine’s Treats from Irish Bakeries

Whether for yourself, your family, a loved one, your neighbors .. whoever goto-post


Berry Frozen Yogurt Bark

We’re big fans of an easy recipe that can be adapted for goto-post