Pomegranate: The Antioxidant Powerhouse

Want to learn more about the sweet, crunchy, and nutrient-packed pomegranate? Read about where it comes from, the health benefits, and ways to eat it! Punica granatum, commonly known as Pomegranate, is a small fruit-bearing plant native to Iran. The name comes from French, pomme garnete, literally translated to “seeded apple.” Traditionally the fruits and seeds […]

Nectarines are Nectarlicious!

Nectarines: peaches without the fuzz? Well, not exactly. Nectarines are similar to peaches, both originating in China more than 2000 years ago, and cultivated in ancient Persia, Greece and Rome. They were grown in Great Britain in the late 16th or early 17th centuries, and were introduced to America by the Spanish. Nectarines are smaller […]