Perfectly Savory Pumpkin Seeds

prep:5 minutes
cook:15 minutes
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  • Serves: 2
  • Calories: 182
  • Total Fat: 11g
  • Total Carbohydrate: 4g
  • Protein: 4g
These little creations came out of a need for a savory, salty snack – PLUS wanting something pumpkin-themed during the 21 Day Sugar Detox. I picked up some raw pepitas (shelled pumpkin seeds) in a bulk bin at the store for super cheap, slathered them with butter, played around with some spices, roasted, and BAM – delicious, crunchy, savory snack! These have just a little bit of a zing from the cayenne pepper, but they are not spicy (I don’t like food too spicy)! So if you like your food hot, feel free to add more.

Serves: 2

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Note, these instructions are written assuming the standard serving size, since you have modified the number of servings, these steps may need to be modified for best results
  1. Pre-heat oven to 325 F.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl, making sure the pumpkin seeds are covered in spices.
  3. Lay pumpkin seeds flat on a cookie sheet, single layer.
  4. Cook for 15 minutes, turning the sheet once.
  5. They will be very hot fresh from the oven, but are best served warm!
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