As you begin to carve your jack o’ lanterns for Halloween remember to save the seeds! You can make a delicious snack that is also good for you! Add other spices like cayenne pepper or garlic.

1 ½ pumpkin seeds

2 tsp olive oil

Salt, to taste



  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. Wash off all the pumpkin seeds.
  3. Toss pumpkin seeds in a bowl with the oil and salt (and other seasonings of your choice).
  4. Spread pumpkin seeds in a single layer on baking sheet.
  5. Bake for about 45 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.
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