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Pumpkin A Super Food!
07-02-2015, 09:11 PM
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Believe of the word pumpkin and images of jack-o-lanterns and whipped cream covered Thanksgiving pies will probably pop into your thoughts. Pumpkin is traditionally deemed a vacation meals and is a staple in our kitchen pantries and freezers for the duration of that festive time of the year. Nevertheless, did you know that pumpkin now heralded as 1 of the Super Foods?

According to Dr. Dig up more on an affiliated link by visiting analysis. Steven Pratt, author of SuperFoods Rx: Fourteen Foods That Will Change Your Life, Properly, pumpkin is one of the most nutritionally beneficial foods recognized to man. In addition, its economical, available year round in canned form, extremely easy to incorporate into recipes, higher in fiber, low in calories, and packs an abundance of illness fighting nutrients.

What specifically makes pumpkin so super? The effective antioxidants known as carotenoids give this food its super status. Carotenoids have the capacity to ward off the risk of a variety of sorts of cancer and heart disease, along with, cataracts and macular degeneration. Dr. Browse here at www to read why to recognize it. Pratt mentions many other disease fighting super foods in his book as well, but we are most interested in pumpkin due to the fact of the year-round availability and ease of use in canned form.

How can we add this wonder meals to our diets by means of out the year? Take benefit of the benefits and excellent taste of pumpkin with the following delicious Pumpkin Recipes.

Any day Pumpkin Pancakes

two-1/two cups flour

1 cup of buttermilk

1 tsp. salt

2-1/four tsp. soda

two tsp. baking powder

1/2 cup of pumpkin

Measure flour into bowl and add dry ingredients. Stir in buttermilk and add pumpkin. Mix Well. Cook on hot griddle or skillet till golden brown.

Pumpkin Spiced Muffins

1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened

1 cup brown sugar

two eggs

1 cup pumpkin

1/four cup milk

2 cups flour

2 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. cinnamon

1/2 tsp. ginger

1/four tsp. ground cloves

1/four tsp. salt

1/four tsp. baking soda

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a huge bowl cream butter with brown sugar. Beat in eggs, then

pumpkin and milk. We discovered account by searching books in the library. In a modest bowl combine flour, baking powder, spices, salt and baking soda. Add to the creamed mixture. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes..
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