During these winter months, pomegranates and cranberries return to the spotlight. These little fruits are a favorite in holiday dishes, drinks or even strung around a tree! While they are a favorite, other than cranberry sauce or sprinkling some pomegranates on a salad, these tasty and healthy fruits are often overlooked. Let's take a look at the benefits pomegranates and cranberries have, how to buy and prepare them. Don't worry - recipes will be linked to as well!
Yes! Cranberries are an antioxidant and considered a super food. They are high in Fiber, Vitamin C and Vitamin E. ~ Medical News Today
Excellent source of fiber and vitamins C and K as well as a good source of potassium, folate and copper. ~ Fruits and Veggies More Matters
Hard and firm cranberries are the ones you want according to Fruits and Veggies More Matters.
Plump, round and heavy for their size according to Fruits and Veggies More Matters.
How to Get to Those Little Seeds
Rinse and discard any soft or discolored berries. ~ Martha Stewart, Cranberry Recipes
It can be a little involved so here is a link with detailed instructions and pictures for cutting and deseeding the fruit from Simply Recipes.com
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