Pumpkins

By: Jaiden Fisher

Fun Fact

The largest pumpkin pie baked was in 2005 and weighed 2,020 pounds

History

  • Pumpkins have been grown in North America for five thousand years.


  • In1584 French explorer Jaquez Cartier explored the St. Lawrence region of North America
  • found "gros melons"


  • name was translated into English as “pompions,”
  • evolved into the modern “pumpkin.”

Vitamins in Pumpkins

  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin C

Nutrients and Minerals

  • Low in Cholesterol
  • Low in Sodium
  • Magnesium
  • Phosphorus
  • Potassium
  • Copper

Health Benefits

Pumpkins Help:

  • Helps Eyesight
  • Weight loss
  • Reduces Cancer Risk
  • Protects Skin
  • Can Boost you're immune system
  • Pumpkin Seeds help boost Moods
  • Pumpkins Seeds also help your Heart

Pumpkin Mousse

Ingredients

  • 1 box (3.4 oz.) vanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix
  • 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice or ground cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup (5 fl.-oz. can) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Fat Free Milk
  • 1 cup Libby's 100% Pure Pumpkin
  • 1 1/2 cups thawed fat-free frozen whipped topping

Pumpkin Mousse Directions

  • combine pudding mix and pie spice in medium bowl.
  • With whisk, add evaporated milk; mix until well blended.
  • Add pumpkin; mix well.
  • Gently fold whipped topping into pudding mixture.
  • Spoon into serving dishes.
  • Top with additional whipped topping and pie spice, if desired.
  • Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate.

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