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Tasty ways to eat more pumpkin

Pumpkin and other varieties of winter squash are chock-full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other phytonutrients that promote overall health. Pumpkin is also low in calories and loaded with fiber, adding to its superfood status. It is the season

Pumpkin and other varieties of winter squash are chock-full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other phytonutrients that promote overall health. Pumpkin is also low in calories and loaded with fiber, adding to its superfood status. It is the season for pumpkin and we've got some tasty ways to eat more of this nutrient-dense food.
Pumpkin and other varieties of winter squash are chock-full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other phytonutrients that promote overall health. Pumpkin is also low in calories and loaded with fiber, adding to its superfood status. It is the season for pumpkin and we've got some tasty ways to eat more of this nutrient-dense food.

Pumpkin smoothies

Combine cooked or canned pure pumpkin, dairy-free yogurt, handful of unsweetened coconut, coconut milk, and agave in a blender and puree for a vegan breakfast or snack.

Pumpkin bread

Make a pumpkin quick bread for easy snacking or even sandwiches. Try this Pumpkin Dark Chocolate Bread.

Pumpkin soup

Pumpkin soup is perfect for the cold fall and winter days when you need to warm your belly. We love this Coconut Pumpkin Soup.

Roasted pumpkin

Seed and slice a pie pumpkin, drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with cinnamon and a little brown sugar, and roast it in the oven until tender and lightly browned. You can also cook pumpkin in a slow cooker.

Pumpkin butter

Place pumpkin chunks, spices, and brown sugar in a slow cooker and cook until very tender. Mash or puree and use the pumpkin butter to slather on toast.

What are some of your favorite ways to eat more pumpkin?

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