This post shares some of our favorite delicious pumpkin snacks that we enjoy each year. Some of these are healthy snacks too, so feel free to add them to your after school snack list.
Oh, friend. There’s nothing better than having pumpkin snacks on a fall day. I’ve actually never been a big pumpkin fan, but the older I get, the more I love them!
Why Is Everyone Obsessed With Pumpkin?
Here’s the deal. The reason why people go pumpkin crazy in the fall is because of our bodies.
Did you know the human body actually craves pumpkin and squash? During the fall, our bodies need the vitamin A and antioxidants that are included in pumpkin.
The antioxidants boost our immunity for those long winter days full of germs. Pumpkin has lots of fiber too, so that helps keep our energy up when we haves natural light to pep us up.
Most seasonal fruits and vegetables are essential for our health, which is why we need to add them in any way we can.
BONUS: canned pumpkin have the same benefits as fresh! All of these recipes use canned pumpkin, so they’re all affordable and easy.
Canned pumpkin shortage? No problem!
Recently, I heard there is actually a canned pumpkin shortage this fall season. Can you believe that?
The awesome part is while there may be a canned pumpkin shortage, there isn’t a shortage of fresh pumpkin.
I love to roast small pumpkins in the slow cooker. I can always find the smaller pumpkins on sale in the fall, and it’s way easier than roasting them in the oven.
This post shares the easy way to roast small pumpkins in the slow cooker.