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How to Cook Pumpkin Leaves

Pumpkin leaves are quite nutritious, containing iron, protein, calcium, vitamin A and vitamin C. The leaves are picked from the ti...
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How to Cook Japanese Pumpkin

Whether the markets in your region label it kabocha, kabocho, kabotcha, Japanese pumpkin or Japanese squash, the bright orange fle...
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How to Cook Fairytale Pumpkin Squash

The fairytale pumpkin is an heirloom French variety called “Musquee de Provence,” and gets its nickname from its fanci...
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Do Pumpkin Seeds Affect Pregnant Women?

Not only are pumpkin seeds safe to eat during pregnancy, but they also contain many of the most important nutrients for prenatal d...
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Canned Pumpkin Nutrition

While you might only consume pumpkin during the holidays, it has long had a place in American diets and used to make up a staple i...
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How to Substitute Canned Pumpkin for Fresh Pumpkin

Using canned pumpkin instead of the fresh variety in recipes provides a more convenient way to enjoy this healthful vegetable. According to the Kansas State University Research and Extension Service, pumpkin is an excellent source of beta-carotene, or vitamin A, and canned pumpkin contains even more of the essential vitamin than fresh pumpkin. In addition, canned pumpkin also has a strong, concentrated flavor, and its thick texture creates a smooth, dependable consistency in most recipes. In most cases, canned pumpkin and fresh pumpkin can be used interchangeably.
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Libby's Canned Pumpkin Ingredients

Libby’s canned pumpkin contains 100 percent pure pumpkin; there are no other added ingredients or preservatives included in ...
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Is Canned Pumpkin Good for You?

Pumpkin pie, cookies and cake are high-fat, high-sugar foods that contain canned pumpkin, but pure canned pumpkin is a low-calorie...
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How to Cook Pumpkin Blossoms

The large yellow blossoms produced by pumpkin and squash plants have a long history as a delicacy among Native Americans, Rosalind...
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How to Steam Fresh Pumpkin

Rather than buying a can of pumpkin puree, you can steam your own fresh pumpkin and use the tender, cooked meat as pumpkin pie fil...
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