National Pumpkin Seed Day
Many places consider the end of the summer to be the best time to harvest crops. It’s even more special when the crops include pumpkins. Pumpkins are delicious and nutritious. Each pumpkin also has a lot of seeds that can be enjoyed and eaten.
National Pumpkin Seed Day is a celebration of this healthy and delicious little snack!
Pumpkin seeds have been valued for their nutritional value for centuries, especially in ancient cultures like the Aztecs or Mayans. Pumpkin seeds are a nutritious, plant-based food that is rich in protein, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients.
National Pumpkin Seed Day is the perfect opportunity to appreciate and enjoy this tiny but powerful food.
Enjoy these great ideas and enjoy National Pumpkin Seed Day.
There are many ways to enjoy pumpkin seeds. You can enjoy a few pumpkin seeds in a simple way, like roasted and salted. Or you can get creative with them.
Sprinkle pumpkin seeds on salads, add them to bread rye to make crackers, bake them with chocolate chunk cookies, add them into a trail mix, nut mix, or hummus, and then use them in soups. There are so many delicious and creative ways you can use pumpkin seeds every single day.
Pumpkin seeds are often found in grocery stores or health food stores, but they can also be picked from the pumpkin and roasted at your home. It is easy to roast pumpkin seeds in olive oil and salt to make pumpkin pie or pumpkin soup from a fresh pumpkin.