It’s fun to mix up nutrition throughout the seasons. Pumpkin is a great source of Beta-Carotene, which is an antioxidant that reduces the risk of developing certain cancers and protects against heart disease and some aspects of aging.
Visit myplate.gov for “5 ways to Pumpkin”, or keep checking your app each week to see some of those ways featured here!
This week, try pumpkin pancakes by adding pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice to the mixture!
~Kaylee Brown, Registered Dietitian