How to Roast Baby Pumpkin Seeds

Have you ever tried to Roast Baby Pumpkin Seeds?  My husband and kids really love pumpkin seeds, so I thought I would give these a shot.  They really enjoyed my Sugar-Glazed Pumpkin Seeds, too!  I bought some baby pumpkins to try out roasted pumpkin recipes that I found.  So yummy! 

As I was cleaning the pumpkins… I noticed that they had a HUGE number of seeds in them.  I really wasn’t expecting that many seeds in such a small little pumpkin, but I was glad to see them.  I did a simple salted roast, and they came out perfect!  Here’s how you can get your perfect roasted pumpkin seeds:

First, make sure you clean all of the pulp from around your pumpkin seeds.  The easiest way that I have found is to really get your hands dirty!  Take a small handful of seeds, and squish the pulp through your fingers… allowing the seeds to remain in your hands!  At first, I thought it was a little yucky, but it wasn’t too bad once I got used to it.  My kids LOVED sorting the pumpkin seeds, so you can make it a family event.  Lol

Once you have your pumpkin seeds separated, give them a quick spin through a strainer and then place in a medium-sized pot.  Fill the water at least an inch above your seeds.  Add a generous amount of salt and bring to a boil.  Simmer for about 10 minutes and drain.  Now, you can either let your seeds dry on their own, or blot them with a paper towel.  They do not have to be 100% dry… just not dripping wet.

Preheat your oven to 425 degrees and place your pumpkin seeds on a baking sheet.  Lightly drizzle with olive oil or lightly mist with olive oil spray.  Sprinkle salt generously over the top of you seeds and roast for 10-15 minutes.  That’s it!  It’s that easy to have super yummy roasted baby pumpkin seeds! 

These seeds turned out with a crispier shell and a slightly harder inside than the larger pumpkin seeds.  You could probably get the same crispy result by cooking larger seeds a little bit longer.  Just be careful not to burn the inside.  Oh – and if you let them cool a little bit before you eat them… the shells will crisp even more!  So good!  How do you like your pumpkin seeds?  Check out my sugar-glazed pumpkin seed recipe here!

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Household Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide!

Household Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

  1. Make your own toothpaste using hydrogen peroxide and baking soda.  Add salt to the mixture for a whitening toothpaste.
  2. Clean counters with half peroxide and half hot water.
  3. Whiten grout using full-strength peroxide.  Let sit and then clean with warm soapy water and a grout brush.
  4. Spray mirrors with peroxide and wipe clean.
  5. Clean fruits and vegetables with food grade peroxide.  Let stand for a few minutes, rinse thoroughly and let dry.
  6. Disinfect refrigerators using a solution of half peroxide and half water.
  7. Remove blood stains from clothing using peroxide.  Pour peroxide directly on the stain and let sit for 5 minutes.  Rub and rinse with cold water.  Repeat if necessary.
  8. Kill mites by spraying the area with peroxide.
  9. Increase plant growth by watering with a solution of one part peroxide to 32 parts water.
  10. Remove collar and armpit stains.  Spray with a solution of two parts peroxide and one part liquid detergent.  Let sit for one hour and rinse with cold water.  Repeat if necessary.
  11. Sanitize toothbrushes by soaking overnight in peroxide.
  12. Whiten fingernails by soaking in peroxide.
  13. Add a couple ounces of peroxide to your dishwashing detergent to sanitize dishes.
  14. Make your own mouthwash by using a mixture of equal parts peroxide and water.  Peroxide is the ingredient that you will find in many of the designer brand mouthwashes.
  15. Clean and sanitize your cutting boards by spraying with peroxide.  Let sit, scrub and rinse clean.
  16. Make a paste out of hydrogen peroxide and baking soda.  Rub onto dirty pans, let sit and remove dirt and grease with warm water and textured sponge.
  17. Clean toilet bowls.  Pour one cup peroxide into the bowl and let sit for 15 minutes.  Scrub clean and flush.
  18. Spritz plant leaves to help fight fungus.  Add a small amount of peroxide to your spray bottle and spritz away.
  19. Sanitize lunchboxes with a mixture of one cup peroxide and half a cup of warm water.  Let stand overnight and rinse clean.
  20. Dip a cotton ball or swab in peroxide and dab on pimples to help clear away acne.

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Super Cool Onesie from OnePiece!


This is a sponsored post on behalf of OnePiece.com  I received a free OnePiece in exchange for posting this review.  All opinions are my own.

I am so excited to tell you about OnePiece.com!  When I first heard about the review opportunity, I wasn’t really sure what to think.  I’ve heard about OnePiece suits before, but I had never thought about purchasing one.

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He ordered the Supremacy Onesie in Worn Demin, which was perfect for him.  He loves to wear jeans and he also loves to lounge around in comfortable clothes.  I was so excited to receive it.  I was very impressed with the packaging and the care that this company provided.  You can tell that they take pride in their product.  Here is how the package looked:

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He has not stopped talking about how comfortable this outfit is.  I think he looks really great in it as well.  It is very flattering and very cool-looking at the same time.  He had a lot of fun with one of the unique features of the OnePiece… it zips ALL the way up!  Lol.  I love it!  :)

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$4.48 for Stainless Steel Pineapple Easy Slicer and De-Corer

 

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  • Peels, cores, and slices an entire pineapple in seconds
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  • Create one slice at a time or cut up the whole fruit at once
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