6 Nutritious Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds

Sarah Schlichter, RD
by Sarah Schlichter, RD
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6 Nutritious Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkins are a nutrient-rich plant, offering many uses beyond pie and jack-o’-lanterns. A pumpkin’s vibrant orange color is due to the antioxidants it provides, like beta-carotene, which converts to vitamin A.

The pumpkin seeds are a great source of magnesium, zinc and omega-3s — and they’re tasty, too. Here are some easy ways to incorporate pumpkin seeds into your diet.

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About the Author

Sarah Schlichter, RD
Sarah Schlichter, RD

Sarah is a registered dietitian based in the Washington, DC area. She works with athletes on fueling for their sports without strict dieting. Sarah is also a nutrition consultant and writes the blog, Bucket List Tummysharing nutrition posts, healthy family-friendly recipes and running tips.


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