Pumpkin seeds (another quick post)

This salad was inspired by DDD‘s Raw Raw for Spring! Crimson Salad with Pecans and Pumpkin Seeds and by Ezmy‘s use of pumpkin seeds here.

Salad: spinach, onion, sauerkraut, tomato, nutritional yeast and sunflower/pumpkin seeds with lemon garlic vinaigrette.

Salad: baby spinach, chickpeas, red onion, tomato, sauerkraut, nutritional yeast and sunflower/pumpkin seeds with lemon garlic vinaigrette.

The Herb and Spice recently started carrying “Go Raw” products which supposedly do not contain nuts, and in spite of their ridiculous price, I decided to pick up some sprouted pumpkin seeds. As Ezmy mentioned, pumpkin seeds are a fantastic source of Zinc. They are also a great source of protein, monounsaturated fat,  Manganese and Magnesium. Many traditional medicines use pumpkin seeds for a variety of purposes.

- Aly

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15 Responses so far »

  1. 2

    Shelby said,

    Wow that is so pretty!

  2. 3

    Andrea said,

    Very beautiful salad. It looks much better than the one I had for lunch!

  3. 4

    Ricki said,

    That salad is gorgeous! Love the colors, love the take on raw and pepitas! :)

  4. 6

    Jodye said,

    Looks delicious, I love pumpkin seeds!

  5. 7

    For some reason, the picture won’t show up in my browser. But it sounds wonderful. I didn’t even know you could sprout pumpkin seeds.

  6. 9

    foodfashionfun said,

    yummy! the salad looks spectacular! and thanks for your comment.. I actually need to excersize.. but I dont have time anymore:(

  7. 10

    Aly said,

    Thanks everyone :)!

  8. 11

    Carrie said,

    That salad looks heavenly!

  9. 12

    Gorgeous salad! It’s so colorful and healthful! I’ve been craving chickpeas lately, I’ll take a bowl please! :D

  10. 13

    shellyfish said,

    A quickie but delicious and colorful, too!

  11. 14

    mihl said,

    Pumpkin seed are definitely on my top three list of nuts and seeds!

  12. 15

    cleanveggiex3 said,

    looks delicious :)

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