A Halloween-themed blog for The Hotel Collection, about the health benefits of pumpkins.
In the UK, around 12 million pumpkins are grown every year, the majority of which are brought to carve into jack-o’-lanterns for Halloween. This fiery orange fruit, commonly mistaken for a vegetable, is highly edible and super nutritious. Available from October to December, it’s a good source of fibre and packs a powerful punch in the superfood department.
If you’re planning to celebrate Halloween by indulging in some pumpkin carving, don’t let the leftovers go to waste. The bright orange flesh can be used in soups, added to stews, turned into a dip or used to make a nutritious homemade smoothie or even a face mask.
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