GREEN PEPITAS (PUMPKIN KERNALS/SEEDS)
Pumpkins, and their seeds, are native to the Americas - the word “pepita” comes from Mexico, where the Spanish phrase “pepita de calabaza” means “little seed of squash.” Pepita or pumpkin seeds have a mild nutty flavour. A convenient snack that is also nut free lunchbox friendly. Small but mighty, pumpkin seeds are packed with valuable nutrients. Easy to add to your diet - use in your baking, sprinkle on salads or add to granola, trail mix or muesli.
- Regular price $8.50
Pumpkin seeds are rich in protein, fiber, antioxidants and valuable minerals such as iron, zinc, magnesium and many other nutrients. They help manage blood pressure and blood sugar levels, boost heart and bone health and may improve sleep.
|GRAMS PER SERVE: 50g|
|Average||per serve||per 100g|
|Fat, total||22.95 g||45.9 g|
|Saturated||4.35 g||8.7 g|
|Carbohydrate||8.9 g||17.8 g|
Country of Origin: CHINA
Pumpkin seeds can be enjoyed as a snack on their own or added to other nuts, seeds and dried fruit. Add to sweet and savoury bakes such as breads and muffins. Use in raw food recipes, energy balls, muesli bars… Sprinkle over breakfast bowls, smoothies or yoghurt. They also go well with savoury dishes - sprinkle over salads or soups.
Allergens: May Contain Soy, May Contain Cereals Containing Gluten, May Contain Milk, May Contain Sulphites, May Contain Tree Nuts, May Contain Other Tree Nuts, May Contain Peanuts, May Contain Sesame, May Contain Gluten, May Contain Egg
Storage: For long lasting freshness, store in an air-tight container and in a cool, dark place.