Fall Harvest at PMK: Passionate About Pumpkins!

Fall Harvest at PMK: Passionate About Pumpkins!

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PMK POST Fall Harvest at PMK: Passionate About Pumpkins! October 18, 2016 Plant Matter Kitchen https://www.youtube.com/embed/Ed5rHX6yWdo?rel=0&controls=0&showinfo=0 ‘Tis the season of fall colours, comfy scarves, hoodie sweaters, fresh autumn air,candy apples, pretty chrysanthemums, hearty veggies sprinkled with brown sugar… andpumpkins!The Healthy, Cucurbitaceae FamilyThe proverbial siblings of cucumbers and melons, pumpkins are fruits that belong tothe Cucurbitaceae family.Known more specifically as the Cucurbitaceae Pepo, pumpkins—as we more commonly knowthem—are winter squashes that:Harvest at maturityHave consumable seedsHave outer shells that aren’t typically eatenPumpkins not only have a fancy name, but they also have superb health benefitstoo!Pumpkins are rich in antioxidants—the oranger, the better!Pumpkin seeds are abundant with zinc, vitamin E & healthy oilsPumpkins benefit your vision, skin & immune system Seasonal Selections: PMK’s Fall Harvest VlogDid you know that the Triamble Pumpkin is named…
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