Maple Cinnamon Pumpkin Seed Butter

Not only is this recipe delicious but pumpkin seeds are also loaded with the mineral zinc. Some of the health benefits of zinc include proper functioning of immune system, digestion, control of diabetes, improves stress level, energy metabolism, acne and wound healing. It is also a major factor in fertility/pregnancy, hair care, eczema, weight loss, night blindness, colds, eye care and appetite loss along with many other factors.

Ingredients:

3/4 cup of raw pumpkin seeds (soaked overnight, then dehydrated or lightly toasted will provide max nutrition)
1/4 cup organic virgin coconut oil
1 – 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup (depending on your taste)
1/4 teaspoon unrefined sea salt
1 – 2 teaspoons cinnamon (to taste)

Directions:

Put all of the ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth and well mixed. Serve right away or place in the refrigerator.

*Note – This recipe will harden in the refrigerator due to the coconut oil. Be sure you soften it before serving by letting it sit out or by placing the jar in some warm water.

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