Pumpkin - Good Memories/Good Food

July 11, 2014 Dawn Reid

I don't know about you, but I love pumpkin. Pumpkin bread, pumpkin pie and especially Pumpkin Custard Tart.  Pumpkin brings back great childhood memories.  Pumpkins placed on curbs and porches reminding us that Halloween was near. The smell of pumpkin bread baking on Thanksgiving morning, need I go on. It wasn't until much later in life that I found out there were health benefits to the fall favorite.  A food rich in Beta-carotene, which converts nicely into vitamin A, pumpkin is also  low in calories.   Now that I think about what I put into my body, knowing that one...