IT'S PUMPKIN SEASON
Mmm who loves pumpkin 🎃? I know we sure do and use it in many different ways.
Did you know that pumpkin has numerous different nutritional benefits?
▪️Eating pumpkin is good for the heart. The fiber, potassium, and vitamin C content in pumpkin all support heart health. ▪️Pumpkins contains a wealth of antioxidants. Vitamin C, vitamin E, and beta-carotene have been shown to support eye health and prevent degenerative damage. ▪️Pumpkins are a fantastic source of fiber. Fiber slows the rate of sugar absorption into the blood, as well as promoting regular bowel movements and smooth digestion. ▪️Pumpkin pulp and seeds are high in both vitamin C and beta-carotene. These offer a boost to the immune system using a powerful combination of nutrients.
1 cup of cooked pumpkin has: ✔️more than 200 % of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) of vitamin A ✔️19% of the RDA of vitamin C ✔️10% or more of the RDA of vitamin E, riboflavin, potassium, copper, and manganese ✔️at least 5% of thiamin, B-6, folate, pantothenic acid, niacin, iron, magnesium, and phosphorus.
So will you be adding in this nutritious food into your daily diet?
Here is a delicious recipe for you to add a little more pumpkin into your life. Have these pancakes for breakfast, dinner or snack.
Feel free to share this with friend and friend who you know would love these pancakes.
Eat. Share. Enjoy.
Makes about 6
Ingredients: 1 cup (or more) of oatmeal 1 scoop vanilla protein powder 1/2 cup pumpkin 1/4 cup almond milk 4 whole eggs 4 tsp of ground flax meal 1 tsp pumpkin spice 1 tsp cinnamon 3 tbsp sugar free pumpkin spice syrup (optional) Dash of sea salt (optional) Stevia to taste (optional) Mix together. Adjust by adding more oatmeal or almond breeze to desire consistency. .