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Pomegranate: how to deseed (and EAT!) the crazy fruit

How many times have you bought and eaten a whole pomegranate? Probably not many. I am assuming because they are such an odd fruit and so hard to eat.  With some searching I found and tested a method that makes eating a pomegranate SO EASY.

If you are not familiar with the fruit I'll update you!

Pomegranate is a fruit that has edible seeds. The skin is red and tough and not edible. You can get pomegranate juice all year round, but the season for fresh pomegranates is September through January.


After you take the seeds out of your pomegranate there are plenty of ways to eat:

1. Scoop with a spoon and eat- my favorite way

2. Freeze and then eat. Refreshing snack.

3. Toss in your salad to add some color, nutrition and a fun crunch.

4. I have also added them to my greek yogurt, YUM!

How do you eat your pomegranate seeds?

The rare times that I drink pomegranate juice is with my mixed drinks, eeek! BUT a glass of Pomegranate juice  has more antioxidants than red wine, green tea, blueberries, and cranberries. Pomegranates  are just all over amazing and contain high levels of flavonoids and polyphenols. They also contain potent antioxidants offering protection against cancer and heart disease. So go get your pomegranate today and show off your NEW cool deseeding trick!

Posted on November 28, 2012 and filed under food.