Pumpkin Pepitas Seeds
are the green kernels from pumpkin seeds. The seeds are removed from the pumpkin, then dried so that they are ready to eat.
They are a great source of protein iron, calcium, zinc and magnesium, Magnesium helps your body neutralize metabolic acids, absorb calcium, additionally Pepitas contain copper, B vitamins, vitamin K and vitamin E. They also contain L-tryptophan, which promotes healthy sleeping patterns and lowers depression. High zinc levels make them a natural protector against osteoporosis.
They are also the most alkaline-forming seed which helps counter-act the many alkaline foods in everyday diets.
Pepitas are yummy by themselves or in a trail mix, added to bread mixes, cereal or salads.
They are super easy to find and are very inexpensive.