Pumpkin Seed Kernel Pepitas

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Pumpkin seeds, also known as pepitas, are not only delicious but also packed with nutritional benefits. May special 15% off . . . read more

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Pumpkin seeds, also known as pepitas, are not only delicious but also packed with nutritional benefits. They can be used in a variety of ways in both sweet and savoury dishes. Here are some common uses of pumpkin seeds:

Culinary Uses:

  1. Snacking: Roasted and salted pumpkin seeds make for a nutritious and satisfying snack. You can eat them on their own or mix them with other nuts and dried fruits.

  2. Salad Topping: Toasted pumpkin seeds add a delightful crunch to salads. Sprinkle them over green salads, grain salads, or fruit salads to enhance both flavour and texture.

  3. Trail Mix: Incorporate pumpkin seeds into homemade trail mix for a nutrient-dense and energy-boosting snack. Combine them with nuts, dried fruits, and a touch of chocolate or yogurt-covered treats.

  4. Cereal and Yogurt Topper: Sprinkle pumpkin seeds on your morning cereal, granola, or yogurt for added protein, healthy fats, and a satisfying crunch.

  5. Baking: Add pumpkin seeds to baked goods such as muffins, cookies, and bread for extra texture and a nutty flavour. They can be included in both sweet and savory recipes.

  6. Granola Bars: Make your own granola bars at home and include pumpkin seeds for a nutritious and crunchy element.

  7. Pesto: Pumpkin seeds can be used as a substitute for traditional pine nuts in pesto recipes. They add a nutty flavor to the sauce, and the green color remains vibrant.

  8. Soup Garnish: Sprinkle roasted pumpkin seeds on top of soups and stews just before serving. They add a pleasant crunch and a hint of nutty flavour.

  9. Smoothie Bowl Topping: Enhance your smoothie bowl by adding a handful of pumpkin seeds on top. This not only adds crunch but also boosts the nutritional content.

Nutritional Benefits:

  1. Rich in Magnesium: Pumpkin seeds are a good source of magnesium, which is essential for various bodily functions, including muscle and nerve function.

  2. High in Protein: Pumpkin seeds are a plant-based protein source, making them a great addition to vegetarian and vegan diets.

  3. Healthy Fats: They contain healthy monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, contributing to heart health.

  4. Fibre Content: Pumpkin seeds are rich in dietary fibre, which supports digestive health and helps maintain a feeling of fullness.

  5. Antioxidants: Pumpkin seeds contain antioxidants, such as vitamin E and carotenoids, which help protect the body from oxidative stress.

  6. Iron and Zinc: These seeds are a good source of iron and zinc, important minerals for immune function and overall well-being.

  7. Tryptophan: Pumpkin seeds contain tryptophan, an amino acid that can contribute to the production of serotonin, a neurotransmitter associated with mood regulation.

Homemade Treats:

  1. Pumpkin Seed Butter: Make your own pumpkin seed butter by blending roasted seeds until smooth. Use it as a spread on toast or in recipes that call for nut butter.

  2. Energy Bars: Incorporate pumpkin seeds into homemade energy bars or protein bars for a nutrient boost.

  3. Desserts: Add pumpkin seeds to desserts such as cookies, brownies, or even chocolate bark for a crunchy texture and nutty flavor.

By exploring these culinary uses, you can enjoy the delicious taste and numerous health benefits that pumpkin seeds have to offer.

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Place of Origin

China - Trade


Dried Seeds


100% Pumpkin Seeds.
No preservatives, artificial colours, sweeteners or flavours.
Gluten free, dairy free and no added sugar.

Nutrition Facts

Average per 15g/serve
Energy 360kj
Protein 3.7g
Fat, Total 6.8g
Carbohydrate 2.1g
- Sugars 0.2g
Fibre 1.5g
Sodium 3mg
Potassium 123mg

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