Monday, November 1, 2010

Don't Throw Your Pumpkin Away

pumpkin faceIt's the day after Halloween-and WhereToFindCare.com asks-What are you doing with your awesomely carved pumpkin? Afterall, it's one of the most multi-purpose fruits with uses as a side dish, dessert,soups, and beer.

The nutritional value is excellent for kids of all ages. Pumpkins are cholesterol and fat free and packed with plenty of vitamin A-245% of the FDA recommended allowance. And at only 49 calories per mashed cup, it is low in calories too. nutrition

Looking for recipes for your pumpkin? Check out these fun and healthy recipes for a Pumpkin Dip, Pumpkin Soup, Pumpkin Pancakes, and even a fun Ginger Pumpkin Mousse.

And if you still have leftovers, place your mashed cooked pumpkins in freezer safe containers and save for your homemade Thanskgiving Pumpkins pies.

Got a fun pumpkin recipe to share? Share it here.

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