Who doesn’t love pumpkins? Pumpkins are a staple of autumn decorating. Many households sit a few pumpkins on their front steps and often carve them into jack-o’-lanterns for Halloween. Yet pumpkins have much more value than being a mere decoration.
Pumpkins are one of the very low calorie vegetables and the color orange is a dead giveaway. They are loaded with and anti-oxidants, beta-carotene, a provitamin that is converted to vitamin A in the body which is know for it’s immune boosting powers. Beta-carotene’s essential for eye health and has been linked to preventing coronary heart disease.
Still the real treasure is in the seeds – just one ounce is packed with protein, magnesium, potassium and zinc.
So get scooping and try these eight healthy vegan pumpkin bread, soups and treats recipes.
8 Best Healthy Pumpkin Recipes
1. Pumpkin Pie Smoothie
2. Pumpkin Chia Scones
3. Creamy Pumpkin & Sage Pasta
4. Pumpkin Hummus
5. Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Seeds
6. Pumpkin Coffee Creamer
7. Pumpkin Coconut Soup
8. Pumpkin Pecan Muffins
Not it’s your turn, got a healthy pumpkin recipe – share it in the comments.