Pomegranates are often overlooked because they can be intimidating, and a pain to eat. One of my favourite pomegranate recipes is below. It marries together perfectly the sweetness of pomegranate, the spice of curry and the earthiness of quinoa.
Fall is a time when our diets once again begin to transition -- away from lighter and raw fare, and towards the bounty of autumn. While I'm always sad to say goodbye to fresh berries, leafy greens from my garden and sugar snap peas, I embrace the re-emergence of squash and root vegetables with a vengeance!
Drinking pomegranate juice now.
Grapefruit is low in calories (50 calories per half) and it is low on the glycemic index. Rumoured to be the accidental but delicious hybrid of an orange and a pomelo, the grapefruit is an excellent source of antioxidants such as vitamin C and A that help strengthen the immune system and fight free radical damage.
Pomegranates have always brought up happy memories for me. Here are my favourite recipes featuring pomegranates collected from dietitians and chefs across North America. There's everything from refreshing beverages to nourishing salads to delightful desserts. Enjoy!
To our delight, Shawn was feeling celebratory with the launch of Butter's new website and he prepared us his decadent white chocolate and pomegranate cheesecake (recipe included below) to mark the occasion.