Healthy Pumpkin Seed Recipes

Find healthy, delicious pumpkin seed recipes, including recipes for roasted pumpkin seeds, granola, bread and more healthy recipes from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Staff Picks

Super-Seed Snack Bars

Rating: 3.5 stars 3
Thanks to a mix of pumpkin, sunflower, hemp and chia seeds, these healthy snack bars are packed with protein, fiber, minerals and healthy fats. Because these bars pack well, they're great for taking along on all-day adventures.

Banana Energy Bites

Perfect for an on-the-go breakfast or snack, these energy bites will keep you fueled.

Vegetarian Chopped Power Salad with Creamy Cilantro Dressing

Cilantro adds color and flavor when blended to make a creamy dressing. Serve this healthy salad for lunch or dinner.
By Carolyn Casner

Crispy Chickpea Grain Bowl with Lemon Vinaigrette

Rating: 5 stars 4
Our favorite part of these vegetarian grain bowls is the tangy lemon vinaigrette, which ties together a satisfying combo of quinoa, toasted pumpkin seeds, and roasted chickpeas and kale. Whip them up for easy meal-prep lunches or a healthy and satisfying dinner.

Cumin-Roasted Carrots with Dill Yogurt

A tangy dill yogurt is the perfect sauce for these cumin-roasted carrots.

Low-Carb Seeded Quick Bread

Rating: 4.86 stars 11
This low-carb bread is chock-full of seeds and flours that make the loaf mimic classic bread while managing to keep carb counts low. This bread is a vessel for both sweet and savory toppings, but the nutty flavors of the ingredients shine with just a simple schmear of butter.

Pumpkin Seeds with Everything Bagel Seasoning

Rating: 5 stars 1
Everything bagel spices give these roasted pumpkin seeds an extra hit of flavor that's delicious any time of day.

Seeded Whole-Grain Quick Bread

Rating: 3.82 stars 26
Bake this healthy, seedy loaf on Sunday and you can enjoy it all week--if it doesn't disappear first. This quick bread recipe is the perfect vehicle for both sweet and savory toppings, so try it as avocado toast one day and with honey the next. Store it tightly wrapped, as all the seeds make it a little more apt to dry out than typical whole-wheat breads.

Pumpkin Spice Butternut Squash Soup

Rating: 5 stars 1
Simmer up a light and tasty fall soup, made creamy with coconut milk and Greek yogurt.

Spicy Chile-Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Salty, spicy and garlicky, these roasted pumpkin seeds are the perfect snack for any time of day. Increase the quantity of ground chile if you want 'em extra hot.

Curried Butternut Squash Soup with Crispy Halloumi

Take advantage of healthy convenience foods, such as pureed vegetable soups, to make a healthy meal in minutes. We enhance the flavor of boxed butternut squash soup with curry powder, then top it with irresistible halloumi cheese. Serve with warm whole-grain pita bread.

Chicken Burrito Bowls

Rating: 5 stars 1
By leaving out the carb-heavy tortilla wrap, this chicken burrito bowl is made diabetic-friendly.
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Inspiration and Ideas

How To Roast Pumpkin Seeds
Roasting pumpkin seeds perfectly doesn’t have to be difficult. Here’s how to do it so that they come out great!
Picking the Right Pumpkins for Cooking
Get the lowdown from Vermont farmers on how to find the right types of pumpkins for delicious recipes for fresh-cooked pie and more!
Garlic-Parmesan Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Rating: 3 stars
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Garlic bread meets pumpkin seeds in this baked pumpkin seed recipe--and they really hit it off!