- — Kosher, Non-GMO, Organic, Vegan
- — Good source of plant-based Protein and Fiber
- — Contains Iron and Calcium
What is Pumpkin Seed Powder?
Pumpkin seed protein powder is finely ground toasted pumpkin seeds. Generally, the powder has the same characteristics as roasted pumpkin seeds, but it is easier to digest and add to different dishes due to being a powder. It is essential to mention that our pure pumpkin seed powder does not contain shell, but may contain its small fragments.
Health benefits and Cooking Ideas
Toasted pumpkin seed protein powder has a light nutty flavor and an airy texture. You can combine it with wheat flour, dried fruits, and nuts. With the addition of carrots, the dishes from your pumpkin flour acquire a smoked flavor. Because of the peculiarity of giving the finished product an unusual taste, this gluten-free flour is used in bakery and confectionery products: cookies, halva, sweet bars, etc.
Bread with pumpkin flour is famous for not growing stale or moldy for a long time. However, to improve the taste, dont use more than 100-150 g of pumpkin powder per 1 kg of rye or wheat flour.
Porridge, which you can cook very quickly, will bring undeniable benefits for the body. Pour the pumpkin protein powder into boiling water or milk and simmer for approximately 2 minutes while continually stirring it.
You can also make an energy drink from fine pumpkin seed powder by diluting it with water or other liquid. As a result, you will have a healthy protein cocktail, which is well absorbed by the body.
What does It Contain?
Pumpkin seed flour does not contain gluten but is rich in high-quality protein (60%), macroelements, microelements, and vitamins. Zinc contained in pumpkin seed powder plays a crucial role in many processes in the human body. Pumpkin seeds are very rich in phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, iron, and selenium. Moreover, it contains vitamins of groups A, B, C, F, H, K, and PP.
This protein-vitamin-mineral complex is a valuable dietary food that vegetarians and raw foodists can add to their menu. However, do not overdose with pumpkin seed powder. The harm from excessive consumption of flour is similar to that of pumpkin seeds. However, the side effects are usually less pronounced due to the excellent grinding of the product. Nevertheless, there may be a violation of the digestive processes: intestinal gases, diarrhea, constipation. The reason is the high content of dietary fiber, which accelerates the activity of the local microflora when it enters the intestine.