In today’s world of ultra convenience, virtually no one has the time for fruit with seeds. Recognizing this, horticulturists have developed seedless grapes, seedless watermelon, seedless oranges... Despite the clear sociological preference, we are willing to bet that no one is holding out for the seedless pomegranate. For the pomegranate, seeds are the fruit! Plus, their crunchy, sweet-tart profile is...Read More
Everyone benefits from eating more fruits and vegetables. Fruits and vegetables are nutrient all-stars, packed with naturally occurring antioxidants, phyto-nutrients, vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber, water and complex carbohydrates. Research has shown that people who eat lots of fruits and vegetables every day as part of a healthful diet are likely to have reduced risk of chronic diseases as well as increased energy. And, eating more fruits and vegetables instead of high-fat foods may make it easier for people to maintain their weight because most fruits and vegetables are naturally low in fat and low in calories...
Roundish, greenish, and streaky, it could easily be mistaken for a pumpkin dressed in a Halloween costume. One look and it becomes clear that green is a very becoming color for a pumpkin. But this isn’t a pumpkin—at least not a traditional, Western-style pumpkin. Rather, this green marvel is a Kabocha Squash, often described as a “Japanese pumpkin,” due to the similarity of its shape, and the sweetness of its flesh. Kabocha Squash is...Read More