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Pumpkin Health Benefit #2

 They are filled with fiber.  Fiber helps keep you satisfied, and can therefore help you control your appetite. Fiber also helps with healthy digestion and elimination. 

Eating fiber on a regular basis is also great for keeping your heart strong and healthy, so enjoy those pumpkins all you can this season. 

Pumpkin Recipe of the Day: Pumpkin Hummus

•        1 can chickpeas, drained & rinsed

•        1/2 cup pumpkin puree

•        1 tablespoon minced garlic

•        1/3 cup tahini

•        2 tablespoons lemon juice

•        1 teaspoon cumin

•        fresh cracked black pepper or sprinkle with cayenne pepper, if desired

Mix all ingredients together in food processor, blend until smooth and desired consistency.  If needed, add small amounts of water. 

 More Pumpkin-y Goodness!

More Pumpkin-y Goodness!

 Pumpkins contain more than 20% of your daily fiber!

Pumpkins contain more than 20% of your daily fiber!

Erika DeJesus