This pumpkin seed butter is a hit with my kids! Frankly, I wasn’t really expecting it to be, it’s not the most attractive color. But the touch of honey and its nice texture won them over.
I’ve been playing with seeds a lot lately, because one of my kids’ schools is nut-free, and the other is peanut-free. I’m always working on nutrient-dense lunch ideas that aren’t nuts. We’ve completely OD’d on humus. It was time for something new.
In addition to being delicious, this pumpkin seed butter is super nutritious. The pumpkin seeds are nutrient dense, raw honey is an immune booster, and I used heart healthy extra virgin olive oil to make it creamy.
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