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Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

Spicy roasted pumpkin seeds recipe - Dr. Axe

Total Time

5-10 minutes



Meal Type



  • 4 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 cups raw pumpkin seeds
  • 4 teaspoons tobasco sauce
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat.
  2. Add pumpkin seeds and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes until they start to pop and turn golden brown.
  3. Add cayenne and tabasco, toss and continue to cook for another minute.
  4. Transfer to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, carefully spread out in a single layer and set aside to let cool before serving.

Cayenne pepper can stimulate your body’s circulation and reduce acidity. It’s a powerful, spicy little pepper and touts many health benefits like helping decrease appetite and retarding or slowing the growth of fat cells! Try it in this spicy roasted pumpkin seeds recipe!

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  1. Debra Myers on

    I’ve always eaten the whole seed (kernel and shell) but should I be removing the shell and just eating the green kernel inside? BTW, I’m following the Candida Gut Plan.


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