Canned pumpkin or pie pumpkins are in season! Celebrate Thanksgiving with some pumpkin nutrition.
Pumpkin is a nutritious food as it is a source of fiber, vitamin C, A and K, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium and calcium.
Pumpkin can be incorporated into more than just pie.
- coffee cake
Yes, that's right! Soup!
Whisk some mashed or canned pumpkin with low-sodium broth, finely minced onion and garlic, and legumes such as black beans.
- tomato sauce
- use split peas instead of black beans
- spice-it-up with peppers
- combine with squash or sweet potatoes
- make it sweet with cinnamon
- use leeks instead of/or in addition to onion
Br creative! have fun!Pumpkin Seed Nutrition Information: http://www.examiner.com/health-news-in-ann-arbor/pumpkin-seed-nutrition-information