Pumpkin Seed Brittle

pumpkin seed brittle

4-ingredient vegan protein snack, loaded with mood enhancing nutrients like tryptophan and dopamine. 


  • 1 egg white
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • ¼  tsp salt
  • 1 ½ cups raw, shelled pumpkin seeds


  1. Whisk the egg white in a medium bowl until foamy. Mix in honey and salt, then add pumpkin seeds. Toss until the seeds are coated.
  2. Tip the contents of the bowl onto a rimmed cookie sheet lined with parchment paper, and spread evenly into a thin layer, about 12 inches by 8 inches rectangle.
  3. Roast in the oven at 300°F (150°C) for 30-35 minutes until golden and glossy, checking the seeds a few times to make sure they don’t burn.
  4. Allow to cool in the pan before breaking into clusters. Store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.


1 piece = 2 ½ inch by 1 ½ inch = 1 fat, 1/3 starch

Author: vickinutritionist

As a graduate with honours from the Institute of Holistic Nutrition in Toronto, Vicki is a Registered Nutrition Consultant Practitioner, also holding a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Toronto. Before founding Health by Nutrition™, Vicki worked as manager and principal nutritionist at Canada's largest weight management and nutrition centre. During her tenure, she helped hundreds of clients lose weight and reach their health goals. Her experience and extensive training in weight management and holistic nutrition makes her an exceptional coach to become your partner in success. Vicki is a professional member in good standing with the Canadian Association of Natural Nutrition Practitioners.

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