Pumpkin Seeds Recipes, Benefits And Uses

Pumpkin seeds, also known as Pepita, are the edible seed within a pumpkin or other types of edible squash. The outer husk is usually white with a green edible seed visible once the husk is removed. Pumpkin seeds have a rich nutty flavour and are often eaten roasted as a snack.

Nutritional Benefits Of Pumpkin Seeds

The seeds are nutrient and calorie-rich, with an especially high content of fat (particularly linoleic acid and oleic acid), protein, dietary fiber, and numerous micronutrients.

Where Are Pumpkin Seeds From?

Relatively small volumes of pumpkin seeds are produced locally with main volumes being imported from Eastern Europe and China.

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Pumpkin Seed Recipes

Pumpkin seeds are often used for their oil content. When roasted they have a rich nutty flavour and work well as a garnish on many dishes or can be eaten as a snack.

Recipes Using Pumpkin Seeds

Sorghum And Butternut Salad With Raisins

By Roxanne | Mar 6, 2020

Sorghum salad, sorghum porridge, popped sorghum, and sorghum syrup are just some of the common applications of this locally grown grain. While you may have never heard of sorghum before, this grain has been around for centuries. It is rich in nutrients and easy to add to your diet. Despite its many benefits and uses,…

Superfood Teff Porridge Recipe With Pumpkin Seeds, Cranberry And Ginger

By Roxanne | Mar 19, 2019

Tiny and mighty teff grain is something you need to be stocking in your pantry! It is easily ranked one of the most nutritious grains available because of its high protein, iron, calcium and magnesium content. To make things easier for you we have condensed all our teff recipes and info into our product info…