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Spiced-up pumpkin seed

Halloween is the time of year for fun and festive food and festivities. Spiced-up pumpkin seed is one of my favorite snacks during the fall season. It brings me back to my childhood and reminds me of when I used to carve pumpkins with my family and then cook the seeds. My mom always made the best pumpkin seeds.

Trying to follow suit, I make this tasty and flavorful version.

Did you know how many health benefits pumpkin seeds contain a number of health benefits. Including being full of antioxidants, may help reduce certain cancers, is high in magnesium and may help stabilize your sugar levels.

These seeds are the perfect snack option when you’re hungry and on the go. Keep them in your purse and snack on them when needed. You can also give them to your kids for a fast and healthy snack option.

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Ingredient Lists

  • Pumpkin seeds from a fresh pumpkin
  • Paprika
  • Salt
  • Cayenne powder
  • Turmeric
  • Garlic salt
  • Onion powder
  • Parsley
  • Avocado oil
Spice up Pumpkin seed

Spiced up pumpkin seed

Prep Time 5 minutes
Bake time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 cup of pumpkin seeds from a fresh pumpkin 
  • 1 tbsp of paprika
  • 1 tsp of salt 
  • 1/8 tsp of cayenne powder 
  • 1 tsp of turmeric
  • 1 tbsp of garlic salt
  • 1 tsp of onion powder
  • 1 tsp of parsley 
  • avocado oil for drizzling


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Place all of your seasonings in a bowl and mix well.
  • Wash and rinse your pumpkin seeds to remove any pulp. Place the pumpkin seeds on a baking sheet and cover with parchment paper. Drizzle with avocado oil and sprinkle with seasoning salt.
  • Using your hands or a spoon, mix the seasoning all over the pumpkin seeds. 
  • Place the pumpkin seeds in the oven for about 20 minutes, or until brown and crispy. Remove the pan from the oven and serve immediately.

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