Powerful Pomegranates!

November 15, 2017
| Created by Melanie Taylor, MS, RDN, CD

Growing up in Southern Utah, I took pomegranates for granted. They grow well and those lucky folks with pomegranate trees are always looking for people to help use up their crop.  My grown-up self has a better appreciation for this beautiful powerhouse of a fruit!  Pomegranates are considered a superfood because those tiny ruby seeds (called arils) are packed with big nutrition! Not a fan?  Keep reading for info and ideas about the powerful pomegranate.  

California pomegranates are currently at Peak of Season so they are most juicy and delicious right NOW
Deep flavor + beautiful color = the perfect garnish
Mess-free and easy to open with a little know-how
A healthy snack choice that is packed with fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, potassium and copper. Plus phytochemicals that may decrease inflammation and prevent disease 
Glamorous enough to impress your guests with these holiday dishes:

Pomegranate Cocktails or Mocktails
Endive, Pear and Pomegranate Salad