Are you guys looking for a simple, easy, and healthy snack that is also extremely tasty?

Then I recommend trying sweet pumpkins! I usually buy the ones imported from New Zealand because they seem to taste sweeter and richer than other  pumpkins.

It’s slightly larger than the size of my hand. You can cut the slices however you want them, but I prefer to cut them into quarters just because it creates a bowl-like shape that holds the honey that I will be adding.

Pumpkins are a great choice of snack or meal if you are on a diet or wish to loose weight while staying healthy. Not only are they tasty, but they provide vitamins and minerals, especially beta-carotene, vitamin, C, and potassium. Pumpkins help prevent the hardening of arteries (arterosclerosis) that can lead to strokes and heart attacks. USDA indicated that the consumption of pumpkin as a fiber source will curb the appetite while providing more food for the same calorie count. Also, you absorb less fat and calories from other food. Pumpkins are awesome!

What you will need:

-A pumpkin

-Honey

-Cinnamon powder

I baked pumpkin slices in the oven for about 30-40 minutes at 300 degrees celcius.

Alter the time depending on your oven, but if you poke a fork or chopstick into the pumpkin and if you find it easy to poke, then it is ready.

Add a lot of honey, or actually how much you want, but I like my pumpkin to be extra sweet. Then sprinkle the top with a bit of cinnamon powder. Use a spoon or fork to scoop heaven in to your mouth!

Depending on you taste, you could have additions like sour cream.

Did you know that honey is the only natural food that doesn’t have an expiring date?

I found a site that explains the benefits of honey for our health, and here’s a part of it:

The benefits of honey go beyond its great taste. A great natural source of carbohydrates which provide strength and energy to our bodies, honey is known for its effectiveness in instantly boosting the performance, endurance and reduce muscle fatigue of athletes. Its natural fruit sugars play an important role in preventing fatigue during exercise. The glucose in honey is absorbed by the body quickly and gives an immediate energy boost, while the fructose is absorbed more slowly providing sustained energy. It is known that honey has also been found to keep levels of blood sugar fairly constant compared to other types of sugar.

Tasty and healthy! Enjoy!

[http://www.benefits-of-honey.com/health-benefits-of-honey.html]

This is where I found the information about honey; you might want to visit it!

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