Help! What Do I Do With Pumpkin Seeds?
All about pepitas
Often called pepitas in grocery stores, pumpkin seeds are heavyweights in the nutrition department. One ounce of these nuts has 10% of your DRI of iron, 30% of your DRI of magnesium, and 25% of your DRI of zinc. Plus they have plenty of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats. Dig them out of your jack-o'-lantern or buy them in the store, just be sure to use them in these four delicious recipes.
Whole-Wheat Bread With Walnuts, Sesame, and Pumpkin Seeds
Get fiber and protein with a slice of this hearty bread. Low-fat yogurt and honey provide unrefined sweetness, while pumpkin and sesame seeds offer a grainy texture. Serve this hot out of the oven with a little bit of apple jam or orange marmalade.
Try this recipe: Whole-Wheat Bread with Walnuts, Sesame, and Pumpkin Seeds
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