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Halloween Pumpkin Carving Patterns, Ideas and Videos

Halloween Pumpkin Carving Patterns, Ideas and Videos

Get Carving Your Pumpkin!

It’s quite amazing the amount of pumpkin carving that goes on world wide during Halloween and come the next two months (Sep-Oct) we have noticed in our research a huge search online for videos, books, articles, designs, patterns and even recipes all to do with Pumpkins, and we have decided and are delighted to add to our site some posts on pumpkins.

This Halloween we here on our site are going to go crazy bringing the best patterns, recipes and videos which are hard to find or maybe just not exposed enough. We love everything Halloween as you may guess from this site and the majority of our regular visitors feel the same.

Beat The Flu With A Roast Pumpkin Seed and Almond Smoothie

Roast Pumpkin Seed and Almond Smoothie

Beat The Flu With A Roast Pumpkin Seed and Almond SmoothieCome Halloween, with most of your activity been outside, whether you are trick or treating or walking to a fancy dress party, it is important in certain parts of the world to keep warm and protect yourself and children from colds and flu, and eating properly is another way of protection, and here we have a delicious Roast Pumpkin and Almond Shake/smoothie.

Almonds are low is saturated fats, full of calcium, magnesium, Vitamin E, and have a favorable effect on blood cholesterol levels . While Pumpkin seeds are high in magnesium, iron and zinc, they Lower cholesterol due to containing phytosterols and combined with the fruit are an unbeatable force for your body.

Tasty Roasted Pumpkin Seeds And The Health Benefits

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted Pumpkin SeedsI like to use the whole body of a pumpkin in cooking, but here in Ireland it is mostly only around Halloween that we get a chance to use them. Most people in Ireland are not to familiar with pumpkins and would mostly carve them with faces, pull out and dispose of the seeds and then eventually throw the pumpkin in the rubbish to my shock horror.

Little do they know, that the pumpkin can be used for many delicious dishes from soups, to side dishes, to pies and desserts and my favourite part of the pumpkin is the seeds inside, roasted, they are extremely tasty, nutritious and flavorful seeds, but also have great health benefits.