29 Festive Pomegranate Recipes & De-Seeding Video
Today I’ve gathered sparkling pomegranate recipes, health benefits, and simple no-mess de-seeding tips to encourage you to explore the wonderful world of this exotic fruit.
Pomegranates have been cherished for their exquisite color, flavor, beauty, and health benefits for centuries. From their distinctive crown to their ruby red arils, pomegranates are royalty among fruit. They have been symbolic of prosperity and abundance in the Eastern civilizations. Their versatility and possibilities are as abundant as you will see.
29 gorgeous recipes are at the end of this post.
Getting all the seed out of a pomegranate may seem like a lot of work with its tough skin and labyrinth of seed-holding pockets but it’s well worth it!
Pomegranate Juice Packs Power!
This fantastic little fruit recently made its way back into the news after some spectacular clinical results. The pomegranate (punica granatum) is a marvelous nutrient-dense food source rich in phytochemical compounds. Pomegranates contain high levels of flavonoids and polyphenols, potent antioxidants offering protection against heart disease and cancer. Sip for sip, pomegranate juice has more antioxidants than red wine, green tea, blueberries, and cranberries, and that is saying a lot! (source)
And now getting to this wonderful juice-holding seed of the pomegranate just got easier!