Tag Archives: Pistachios

Quinoa Kale Risotto with Pistachios

  There’s no doubt that pistachios are not only packed with nutrition, they’re also delicious. While I do love them straight out of the shell as a snack, they also add lots of taste and crunch to other offerings. Here’s a tasty recipe adapted from the American Pistachios Growers. Quinoa Kale Risotto with Pistachios 1 […]

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5 reasons to eat pistachios – just for the health of it

I do love pistachios. But then I have to say, I’m a huge fan of all nuts and seeds though pistachios are up near the top of the list of my favourites. They’re incredibly versatile and can add crunch and nutrition to both meals and snacks. I find they make for a satisfying snack along […]

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Date Nut Bread with Pistachios

When you’re looking for the taste and nutrition of a muffin or a quick bread, skip the commercial  varieties.  The taste is  usually not worth the calories and if they are great tasting, they’re likely more like a cupcake than a muffin. Instead why not go for homemade? Dates and pistachios are a marriage made […]

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Pistachios- Shelled or Unshelled?

Now that science is showing that eating pistachios is very smart indeed, there are other key decisions to make: shelled versus unshelled. When you’re deciding between shelled and unshelled, you might want to consider the advantages of going for those in the shell. And because they’re not a tough nut to crack, they’re easy to […]

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Caught red-handed – pistachios health perks

In the past, pistachios eaters could never sneak a few nuts without getting caught red-handed – literally. Who would have thought that besides a yummy munch, there were so many health perks supplied? The growing list of benefits offered by these packages of goodness makes them even more irresistible than before – if that’s possible. […]

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Medjool Date Apple Salad with Spinach

Sugar has been a very hot topic as of late with the latest research labelling it as a major culprit in the development of various diseases. But as you work towards slashing your sugar intake, before you throw the baby out with the bath water, keep in mind that it’s added sugars and those found […]

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