Pre-heat the oven to 200C/390F.

Place the pumpkin slices in a roasting tray covered with coconut oil; season with salt and pepper, and bake for an hour, or until the orange flesh is caramelised and starts falling off the skin by itself.

Serve with cashew cream, toasted pumpkin seeds or chilli flakes for a tasty side dish. Alternatively, it also tastes delicious with goat’s cheese, basil and fresh leaves as a baked pumpkin salad.

Andy’s Sugar Safe® Tips

Pumpkin is an excellent source of vitamins A and C, as well as fibre. Although it has a high glycaemic index, you can safely include it in your glycaemic index diet thanks to its low glycaemic load of 3.