Power Packed Pumpkin Seeds

It is December and the nip in the air surely makes you go a little lazy. We do not blame you for that. Yes you do feel like tweaking your diet a little and relish on all the not-so-healthy bites that make you feel full and warm. However, once the cool breeze passes by you realize that the “binge season” went a little overboard and now you have to shed away the not so healthy pounds. But, why to regret when you have Tassyam which allows you to fearlessly eat what you want without feeling sad or bad about it. Yes! Change few ingredients by replacing it with Tassyam’s health ingredient and you are good to go this festive month!

To begin with, Tassyam brings to you the super healthy and nutritious binge of this season – none other than our favourite Pumpkin seeds.

Now pumpkin seed is one such ingredient that goes well in anything and everything you crave to eat. By the end of this post you will have some happy recipes in which our seeds will add a healthy twist to your binge.

Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds:

  • Pumpkin seeds are rich in antioxidants, iron, zinc, magnesium and many other nutrients.

  • Pumpkin seeds are full of antioxidants that may help protect against disease and reduce inflammation.

  • Nutrients in pumpkin seeds may help keep your heart healthy by reducing blood pressure and increasing good cholesterol.

  • Pumpkin seeds are rich in magnesium. Healthy magnesium levels are important for your blood pressure, blood sugar levels, as well as heart and bone health.

  • Pumpkin seeds are a good source of tryptophan, zinc and magnesium — all of which help promote good sleep.

Recipes

  • Pumpkin Seed Smoothie

What will I need?

  • 2-4 tbsp Tassyam Pumpkin Seeds

  • 1 apple sliced

  • 3 chopped carrots

  • 2 cups of milk

What to do?

  • Combine all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Add more milk for a thinner consistency.

  • Pour into a tall glass and enjoy your smoothie guilt free.

2)Pumpkin Seed Milk

What will I need?

  • 1 cup Tassyam pumpkin seeds

  • 3 cups water

  • 2 carrots

  • 1 piece of ginger

  • 1 tbsp Tassyam cinnamon

  • 3-6 Tassyam dates

  • a pinch of salt

What to do?

  1. Soak the pumpkin seeds in water with a pinch of salt.

  2. Leave for 8 hours, rinse and strain.

  3. Add all the ingredients in a blender and blend until all the seeds are finely ground.

  4. Strain using a muslin

  5. Squeeze all of the moisture out and then enjoy the milk within 3 days.

3)Sweet Pumpkin Seed

What will I need?

  • 1 1/2 tbsp unsalted butter

  • 1 1/2 cups Tassyam pumpkin seeds

  • 3 tbsp sugar

  • 2 tbsp brown sugar

  • 1 tsp Tassyam cinnamon powder

  • 1/4 tsp salt

What to do?

  1. Melt 1 Tablespoon of butter over medium heat in a medium-sized heavy-bottomed skillet.

  2. Whisk together sugar, cinnamon, and salt. Set aside.

  3. Once butter has melted in your skillet, add pumpkin seeds.

  4. Cook, stirring frequently, until all seeds have puffed). Seeds will be beginning to turn golden brown.

  5. Add half tbsp of butter and melt, coating seeds in thin layer of butter.

  6. Add sugar mixture and stir well, until all seeds are coated.

  7. Transfer seeds to a wax-paper lined cookie sheet and allow to cool before enjoying.

Thus at Tassyam we bring to you the best quality products which add the " yum factor" in the most healthy manner. Our products are 100% natural and have no added colors or fragrances. We believe in bringing the best products at pocket friendly prices in order to give you the rich lifestyle you deserve.