Type: Grains & Seeds
Origin: Product of China
Pumpkin kernels, also known as pepitas, are a great natural source of vitamins and minerals, while still being very versatile. They are rich in manganese and vitamin K, both of which are important in helping wounds heal. They also contain zinc, a mineral that helps the immune system fight bacteria and viruses. Pumpkin seeds are also an excellent source of Phosphorus.
How to use:
Pumpkin kernels are great as a snack and then can be baked or boiled. When baked, they have a crispy texture that pairs perfectly in baked goods.