Pumpkin Seeds Health Benefit

Don’t throw away those pumpkin seeds – Save them! They are full of nutritional value and provide some great health benefits. Scoop them all out and separate them from pulp. Strain with warm water to process the rest of the pulp away from seeds. Spread in dry cookie sheet still wet and sprinkle with seasonings. Salt can be fine (or bake them with none which makes for a great salad topping or use on top of casseroles. Try popcorn seasonings like ranch and cheddar cheese or go simple with no sodium garlic powder and onion powder. Bake at 350 until the tops are getting slightly golden in color. Do your best to flip them all and toast on the other side until golden in color. If you would like a bit of “fried” taste spray lightly with a spray olive oil and then season before baking. Cool before placing into a storage container and don’t forget to eat some while they are hot. Has a great butty flavor that is good by itself or added to other food.