Sweet & Spicy Pumpkin Seeds
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 egg white
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp Aleppo chili flakes or dash of cayenne
  • 2 C raw pumpkin seeds
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a medium bowl, add the egg white and whisk in the seasonings.
  3. Add the pumpkin seeds and mix well.
  4. On a parchment-lined baking sheet, spread the pumpkin seeds out in an even layer.
  5. Bake for 13-15 minutes or until the seeds pop.
  6. Store in a large mason jar or reusable container rather than plastic bag waste :)
  7. Best stored in fridge to last longer.
Notes
*When warming seeds and nuts, their natural oils come out, so they last longer by storing in the fridge.
Beneficial ingredients:
Pumpkin seeds:
•high in protein and fiber= slows down the digestion and absorption of carbohydrates
•magnesium= found inside the cells where it activates enzymes necessary for the metabolism of carbohydrates and amino acids; converts blood sugar into energy
•zinc helps balance sugar and proper release of insulin
Cinnamon:
•normalizes blood sugar by helping the body to utilize insulin more efficiently
Recipe by Ashley Nicole Wood at https://ashleynicolewood.com/sweet-spicy-pumpkin-seeds/