Happy Halloween! One of my favorite things to plant in my garden are pumpkins. This year one of the vines climbed straight up and a pumpkin grew between the wood and wire fencing.
Pumpkins are more than a Halloween decoration or the quintessential Thanksgiving pie.
~Pumpkins are filled with the refueling nutrient potassium
~Pumpkins have antioxidants such as beta-carotene that could prevent degenerative damage to the eyes
~Pumpkin puree or canned pumpkin can replace butter or oil in baking recipes
~Pumpkin seeds are delicious additions to salads and soups
Libby’s canned 100% Pure Pumpkin has one ingredient-pumpkin. The worlds largest pumpkin factory is in Morton Illinois close to where I grew and supplies 80% of the worlds canned pumpkin.
I love to make Pumpkin Creme Brûlée for Thanksgiving dessert!