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Pumpkin seeds, also known as Pepitas, are a very nutritious source of monounsaturated fats and dietary fibre. They are also high in iron and a rich source of magnesium which is a vital electrolyte that is important on the ketogenic diet.
When roasted they become deliciously crunchy and are perfect to scatter over salads.
Please be aware though that it is very easy to overdo it when snacking on pepitas, so weigh out your serving and stick to it.
I have included both a sweet and savoury roasted pepitas recipe below. I’d love to know which one you liked best. Enjoy!
Serving size 1/4 cup
Allergy information for Sweet and Savory Roasted Pepitas
✔ Gluten free
✔ Dairy free
✔ Egg free
✔ Nut free
✔ Nightshade free
✔ Pork free
✔ Avocado free
✔ Fish free
✔ Shellfish free
Nutritional values (per serving, 1/4 cup)
Net carbs2.1 grams
Calories from carbs 4%, protein 19%, fat 77%
Total carbs4.3 gramsFiber2.2 gramsSugars0.7 gramsSaturated fat4.7 gramsSodium2 mg(0% RDA)Magnesium192 mg(48% RDA)Potassium268 mg(13% EMR)
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