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'Tis the season for all things pumpkin


October 13, 2021

It has begun! It's the season for cinnamon sticks, vanilla and all things pumpkin! Just take a look at some of the menus of local restaurants and coffee shacks.  

While pumpkin is an expected participant in both fall and winter festivities, few of us know how exceptional it is. Its nutrients are well-suited for the cold and flu season and for dealing with some of those blood-sugar-raising sweets so commonplace around the holidays. Since both flesh and seeds are edible, it's fairly versatile in application too! Rumor also has it that the leaves are also nutritious (although I can't admit t...

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