Happy New Year everyone! Hope everyone is doing well. The last few weeks have been crazy for me. I just got out of the hospital yesterday, and am looking forward to recovering and living life again!
Anyways, this post will be about Pomegranates. Pomegranates are packed with antioxidants Vitamin C and Potassium. What's even better about them is that their peak ripeness is in December and January, which means that now is the PERFECT time to go shopping for them. I saw them at the supermarket the other day for $1.99 each. Pomegranates have a tart taste, and are good as an addition to other foods (ex: Salad). Or if you want, you can eat it by themselves.
*A simple way to get the seeds from the pomegranate to the bowl is to whack the pomegranate all over a wooden spoon. Next, cut the fruit in half using a knife, and holding the cut side down, whack it again with the wooden spoon. The seeds should start falling out.*
When shopping for pomegranates, search for ones that have a dark pink to deep red skin, shiny, and free of cracks. Those indicate pomegranates that are freshest and best tasting.
Source: Foot Network Magazine December 2012