Roast cinnamon pumpkin


Pumpkin is a highly nutritious vegetable that is low in calories and packed with vitamins and minerals. Here are some of the reasons why pumpkin is considered healthy:

Rich in nutrients: Pumpkin is a good source of fiber, potassium, vitamin C, vitamin A, and other important nutrients.

High in antioxidants: Pumpkin is rich in antioxidants such as beta-carotene, which can help protect your body from damage caused by free radicals.

May improve heart health: The high potassium content in pumpkin may help reduce blood pressure, which can lower the risk of heart disease.

Can boost immunity: The vitamin A content in pumpkin can help boost your immune system and promote healthy skin and eyesight.

May aid in weight loss: Pumpkin is low in calories and high in fiber, which can help you feel fuller for longer and reduce your overall calorie intake.

May improve digestion: The high fiber content in pumpkin can help improve digestion and prevent constipation.

Overall, incorporating pumpkin into your diet can be a healthy and delicious way to add important nutrients to your meals.

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Roast cinnamon pumpkin


  • Author: Samantha Gowing

Ingredients

Scale

½ small-medium Jap pumpkin, peeled, cut 8 wedges, seeds removed

¼ cup macadamia oil

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Pinch salt


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C.
  2. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  3. In a large bowl toss pumpkin wedges with oil, cinnamon and salt.
  4. Transfer to a baking tray.
  5. Roast for about 25 – 35 minutes until tender.

 

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