You may think of Halloween jack-o- lanterns when you think of pumpkins but they are a lot more useful when we eat them than just carve them! Here are a few reasons we should be eating more pumpkins:
Try this great (and so easy!) crockpot recipe. Ok, so it was made for butternut squash but you we subbed pumpkin in for it or just use the squash. They are both very close nutritionally speaking. You can also sub rice for quinoa and add more beans instead of chicken if looking to go vegetarian.
Crockpot Pumpkin, Chicken, and Quinoa Soup
Servings: 6 -8
Liz Weinandy, M.P.H., R.D.
Besides being a member of the 614Fitness community, Liz is a Registered Dietitian and staff dietitian at the OSU Wexner Medical Center. She has published numerous articles on diet and appears often on local television.