Pumpkin has all kinds of health benefits like being high in Vitamin A and Fiber, but the best thing about pumpkins is all the cool recipes you can use them in.
I'll share a few of my favorites and I'd love to hear some of yours.
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds:
2 Cups Raw Whole Pumpkin Seeds
1 - 2 Tablespoons Oil (I like Avocado)
Seasonings of your choice like sea salt, cayenne pepper, or cinnamon
Preaheat Oven to 275 degrees. Mix ingredients above together and spread in an even layer on a cookie sheet or shallow baking dish. Bake for 1 hour stirring occasionally.
1/2 Canned Pumpkin
1/2 - 3/4 Milk or yogurt (i like Greek)
1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg (optional)
sweetener of choice - I use Stevia
4 ice cubes
Mix in blender or with stick blender until smooth