Pumpkin seeds may help reduce symptoms of stress and anxiety. Pumpkin seeds are an excellent source of potassium, which helps regulate electrolyte balance and manage blood pressures in the body. Eating potassium-rich foods such, as pumpkin seeds or bananas, may help reduce symptoms of stress and anxiety. Look at these AMAZING pumpkin snacks to help you have a better work break!
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1.Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites
If you are craving your pumpkin spice latte over ice because, despite the onslaught of all things pumpkin on Pinterest, it’s still 85 degrees where you are, I have the perfect fix for you today: No Bake Pumpkin Energy Balls.
2. Healthy Oatmeal Pumpkin Muffins
Love pumpkin baked goods but want to keep junk food out of your diet? These healthy pumpkin muffins taste amazing and are also flour free, sugar free, oil free, & dairy free. It's the perfect pumpkin recipe for fall… delicious gluten free muffins.
3. Pumpkin Seed Pesto
Pesto is one of those unmistakable flavours we just cannot live without and this vegan version does not fall short of the real deal. We make it every once in a while and even keep a few frozen pesto cubes in the freezer in case we need a quick burst of flavour in any pasta dish.
4. Smoky BBQ Spiced Pumpkin Seeds
Pumpkin seeds are such a healthy, low-calorie snack, so if you're carving those jack-o-lanterns this week, rather then tossing them, roast them in the oven for a high-nutritive snack.
You can simply toss them with salt (Madison loves them with garlic powder and salt) and use this recipe as a guideline, but if you want something with more flavor, try seasoning them with this smokey, spicy, savory combination that mimics the flavor of BBQ potato chip seasoning.
5. Pumpkin Seed Cranberry Biscotti
6. Bourbon Bacon Pumpkin Seeds
These bourbon bacon pumpkin seeds are the best roasted pumpkin seeds I have ever tasted. They are sweet, salty, smokey and incredibly addicting!
7. Cinnamon Maple Pumpkin Seeds
‘Tis the season for roasted pumpkin seeds! We always save the seeds from our annual Halloween pumpkin carving party just so we can make some tasty roasted pumpkin seeds. If you didn’t carve pumpkins (or didn’t save the seeds), after Halloween is often an AWESOME time to just go buy some pumpkins anyway – just for the seeds or even to make your own fresh pumpkin puree
8. Instant Chia Pumpkin Pudding
Enjoy all the taste of pumpkin pie for breakfast – without the sugar and calories. It takes only five minutes to whip up this naturally sweetened, gluten-free and vegan chia pumpkin pudding!
9. Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies
Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies made with good things like oats, chia seeds, coconut, maple syrup, and decadent little chocolate chips. A perfect prep-ahead snack! If you substitute the decadent chocolate chips for dark chocolate, that will also help the decrease of anxiety.
10. Chocolate Pumpkin Seed Biscotti
Dipped in a very generous amount of melted milk chocolate and sprinkled with coarse sea salt, this biscotti really hits the spot. I like to enjoy it in the mornings with a hot cup of coffee or in the evenings with a big glass of cold milk.
11. Chocolate Pumpkin Seed Bark
I like to have pumpkin seeds, pecans, coconut flakes and cacao nibs in my chocolate bark but you can easily substitute any of your favorite nuts or seeds. The options are really endless with this recipe so think of it as more of a template.
12. Pumpkin Seed Bark
This recipe is naturally gluten-free and has only three ingredients or four if you count the one extra used in roasting the pumpkin seeds. It can easily be adapted for a dairy-free version for anyone with dairy allergies by using dairy-free chocolate. I roasted my own pumpkin seeds, but if you don’t want to bother with that step pick up a bag of roasted pumpkin seeds at the store. You can also purchase raw pumpkin seeds if you don’t have fresh pumpkin and roast them yourself.
13. Pumpkin Bread with Cranberries & Pumpkin Seeds
This healthy Vegan Pumpkin Bread is made with wholewheat flour & is completely oil-free. It is heartily stuffed with juicy chewy cranberries & crunchy pumpkin seeds & is perfect for breakfast or snacking!
14. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins
These Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins are jam packed with warming fall spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, clove and ginger. Plus, there’s dried cranberries and pumpkin seeds for added oomph and texture. Fall and these muffins are definitely a match made in foodie heaven!
15. Pumpkin Seed Coconut Ginger & Cranberry
Whether you are travelling, driving to work or just finished a workout, it is always good to carry a protein snack. You can carry these superfood pumpkin seed coconut ginger and cranberry bars with hemp in your bag anywhere you go. They are packed with antioxidants, protein, healthy fats and fiber and will keep your hunger at bay. The bars are a little chewy with just that perfect texture and are very tasty
16. Pumpkin Spice Latte Chia Pudding
You’ll probably find me indulging in this creamy pumpkin spice latte chia pudding looooong past Fall. Yup. I plan to enjoy this recipe all winter. and maybe even in the spring….ok and probably during the summer too. Pumpkin spice for lifeeee!
17. Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies
They’re big, chunky cookies with lots of ‘stuff,’ in them, and the texture is perfection. She uses a generous amount of pumpkin pie spice (plus an extra dose of cinnamon), copious vanilla extract, and a fun mix of cranberry, pepitas, oats and coconut flakes. It’s my new go-to Fall cookie that I don’t feel guilty about eating for breakfast because of all of the healthy add-ins.
18. Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies
Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies – these soft & chewy cookies are the perfect healthy make-ahead, portable breakfast (or dessert) for busy mornings. Best of all, easy to customize & made with oats, pumpkin seed butter, cozy fall spices & maple syrup. Gluten free, refined sugar-free, nut free with vegan option.
19. Keto Pumpkin Recipes
Listen, this was originally a round-up of the top 8 fabulous keto pumpkin recipes, but I got carried away. I can’t help it. When I see a low carb cheesecake with a maple bacon crust what am I supposed to do? Not include it? That would just be lazy.
Ok, so please allow me to present to you the most trending Pinterest Keto Pumpkin Recipes!
20. Vegan Pumpkin Bread
This pumpkin bread is so easy to make, the hardest thing about it is waiting for it to finish baking in the oven! Especially with those delicious aromas wafting through the house.
21. Roasted Pumpkin Soup
This Roasted Pumpkin Soup with coconut milk and pumpkin seed swirls is the perfect fall meal. It’s easy to make, flavorful and so delicious! Plus it’s vegan and gluten-free.
22. Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
How fun is this? I love all these different flavors and creativity that comes from making roasted pumpkin seeds. Here are the 6 recipes featured in this article; salt & paper, ranch, dill pickle, pizza, sweet & spicy and cinnamon sugar.