5 Pumpkin Seed Recipes

by in Healthy Recipes, October 25, 2013

pepita rice pudding

The pumpkin is carved and on display–now make sure to get the most out of those nutrient-packed seeds. Also called pepitas, the seeds provide flavorful crunch along with a dose of fiber, minerals and healthy fat. Roast your own at home or use the seeds in any of these healthy recipes.

1. Pepita Rice Pudding (above, from Food Network Magazine)

2. Pumpkin Seed and Dried Cherry Trail Mix

3. Candy Corn Popcorn Balls

4. Cornish Game Hens with Pumpkin Seed Pesto

5. Baby Spinach Avocado and Pumpkin Seed Salad

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