- — Kosher, Non-GMO, Organic, Vegan
- — Dry Roasted
Pumpkin is one of the oldest domesticated plants native to North America. Not only its flesh is highly beneficial but also its seeds. Food to Live Organic Roasted Pumpkin Seeds/Organic Roasted Pepitas are toasted in the oven without adding any oil. They have a mild, slightly nutty flavor and a crispy texture, unlike raw ones that some people find hard to chew.
Roasted Pepitas are extremely versatile, and you will definitely find a way to incorporate them into your diet. You can add these seeds to your smoothies, mix them into your cereals or granola, top your oatmeal, sprinkle over any salad to give it extra crunchiness, or just eat them straight from the bag as a healthful snack. Besides, Organic Pumpkin Seeds Dry Roasted are a wonderful ingredient for baked goodies such as cakes, muffins, and cookies.
Roasted vs Raw Pepitas Nutrition Facts
You may be worried that Roasted Pumpkin Seeds are not as nutritious as raw ones, however, if you take a look at the nutrition profile labels you will see that the difference between two kinds is actually minimal. Organic Roasted Unsalted Pumpkin Seeds have just 1g of protein per 1 ounce of seeds less and 1g of carbs more than raw ones; while fatty acids, vitamins, and essential minerals are preserved. Roasted Pepitas remain a powerhouse of many vital nutrients: polyunsaturated fatty acids, Vitamins A, E, B2, Potassium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Zinc, Iron, and potent antioxidants. Due to the high content of dietary fiber and protein, Roasted Pepitas are great for those who follow a plant-based diet. Moreover, these seeds support the immune system, heart health, good digestion, and may lower blood sugar levels.
Keep Roasted Pepitas in a moisture-proof container in a cool dry place. If you are planning to store them long-term, you may put them. in a fridge or a freezer.