This easy to prepare snack is sure to be a crowd pleaser!
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20-30 minutes
Recipe modified from https://madebyluci.co.uk/roasted-sweet-pumpkin-seeds/
Seeds from 1 large pumpkin
1 Tbsp Liquid stevia (or maple syrup)
1 Tbsp coconut oil (melted)
1 Tbsp ground cinnamon
Salt to taste
Preheat oven to 350F
Take the top off of the pumpkin and remove the seeds from the inside.
Wash the pumpkin seeds thoroughly. Lay on a towel to dry a little but they will dry out in the oven.
Put in a bowl with the coconut oil, cinnamon, liquid stevia, and salt. Combine until seeds are well coated with cinnamon.
Spread the mixture on a cookie sheet or roasting pan that is lined with baking paper
Roast the pumpkin seeds for 20-30 minutes, until golden brown. Check them about every 5 minutes and stir.
Once they are dry, take them out of the oven to cool and keep in an air tight container.
About the Contributor: Nicole Brooker, CNS earned her Master’s degree in Applied Clinical Nutrition from New York Chiropractic College in August 2018. Nicole is passionate about nutrition education, GI health, and disease prevention. She is currently an adjunct professor at Columbia International University where she developed and wrote the curriculum for a Health and Nutrition Minor.