pumpkin seeds

Pumpkin seeds is the edible seed of a pumpkin and certain squashes. The seeds are flat, with a white outer husk. The inner seed is a dark green color. Pumpkin seeds are righ in protein, iron and zinc.

Pumpkin seeds can be consumed raw, roasted, or pureed into a nut butter. They can also be added to crackers, cakes and breads.


Pumpkins, or Cucurbita pepo, are a cultivar of winter squashes, typically round with ribbed skin, most often deep yellow to orange and dark green in color. Pumpkins can be pureed and canned, roasted, grilled or used decoratively. Pumpkins are a source of vitamin a.

Pumpkins are also cultivated for their seeds and oils.