Pumpkin is delicious and healthy. I know the most popular uses for pumpkin is in pumpkin pie or carved into interesting faces, but this delicious and nutritious fall food can be used for so much more.
If you are trying to watch your waistline or just get a little healthier foods in your diet, pumpkin should be at the top of the list. Pumpkin is full of vitamins, like vitamin A, C and E, it is loaded with antioxidants, as well as a good source of fiber. Don’t throw away those pumpkin seeds either! Clean and bake them for a healthy snack that gives you protein, fiber, iron, zinc and mono-unsaturated fats (the healthy fats).
Try this hearty soup recipe adapted from ibreathimhungry.com. It’s low carb, gluten and dairy-free. It’s a healthy-kind of comfort food!
Nutrition Information Calories: 118 Carbohydrates: 7g Protein: 11g Fiber: 1g Sodium: 558mg