Pumpkin Recipes For Your Health!!
Pumpkin recipes are something that is expected around this time of year simply because pumpkin is actually an really great food!
Well besides the fact that they are delicious and healthy, pumpkin can boast some pretty awesome benefits for your health.
A cup of cooked, mashed pumpkin contains more than 200 percent of your recommended daily intake of vitamin A,
Pumpkin seeds pack about 1.7 grams of dietary fiber per ounce, while mashed pumpkin has only 50 calories per cup and 3 grams of fiber.
Pumpkins are packed with carotenoids, helping to protect your cells against free radical damage. Like carrots, this orange fruit is rich in beta-carotene, as well as alpha-carotene and beta-cryptoxanthin. After consuming beta-carotene, for instance, your body converts it into vitamin A, all while boosting overall immune function.
one ounce of pumpkin seeds, you benefit from nearly 40 percent of your daily recommended intake, just like that. Considering a deficiency can lead to anything from anxiety disorders to osteoporosis, pumpkin seeds are an easy and effective way to ensure you’re getting enough
The seeds are packed with plant-based omega-3 fatty acids
Since I love anything healthy (as you know), and I love to cook and bake (as you know), I figured I’d put together a delicious and healthy pumpkin recipe collection for you.
I know that you will absolutely find some favorites for yourself in this collection and you’ll probably take one or two to your next pot-luck or party.
How do I know? Because I do it. LOL
I hope you enjoy these as much as I do… if you have any favs you want to share, please do in the comments! We would all love and appreciate more ideas!
Have an awesome day and feel free to share this!