Saturday, October 3, 2015

Pomegranate Chicken and Salad Recipes- Easy and Healthy

Pomegranate is used to make pomegranate juice and as an ingredient in a pomegranate martini. Autumn brings its own fruit which are popular or ripen for the season. One of those fruit is pomegranate. Autumn fruit are different throughout the countries which actually have a variation in seasons.

Fruits available at this time come in many sizes, shapes and colors. Yellows and oranges are popular, just like the leaves of autumn. The autumn fruits which are available are sticky, sweet and juicy.

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Recipes for Pomegranates
Pomegranate is known as granada in Spain. Pomegranate is yellow or pink in color and the juice is said to be effective in reducing heart disease risk factors. Autumn fruit make great juices, punches, ice cream and fruit salads. Learning how to eat a pomegranate is an interesting exercise.

Recipes for Pomegranates are Rich in Vitamins and other Nutrients
Pomegranates have high quantities of phosphorous, potassium, vitamin B6 and vitamin C. Pomegranate juice has been shown to inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells in the test tube. Pomegranate juice also reduces systolic blood pressure.

Pomegranate Chicken Recipe

Pomegranate and Bonsai
Pomegranate trees can be used in the art of bonsai. In the Bible, the pomegranate is one of the seven fruits that God used to bless Israel. In the Middle East, the pomegranate is used to make molasses. This molasses is added to stews.

The mature fruit is fermented and used to make a vinegar called gamsikcho. In Greece, pomegranate is combined with boiled wheat to make a broth called kollivozoumi.

Pomegranate Salad Recipe


Recipes for Pomegranates: Pomegranate Juice
Pomegrante juice can be obtained by mashing the pink fruit coated pomegranate seeds to obtain the juice.


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Pomegranate juice is used in ash-e anar

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Pomegranate juice is popular in the Middle East and in India. Pomegranates are also used to make pomegranate soup, ‘ash-e anar’, in the Middle East.

Recipes for Pomegranates: Pomegranate Seeds 
Dried pomegranate seeds are used as an acidic agent for chutney and for curry production. Seeds of the daru, a wild pomegranate from the Himalayas, are highly sought after to be used in this way.

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Recipes for Pomegranates: Sauces and Sweets
In Turkey, pomegranate sauce is used to marinate meat or as a salad dressing.

 Delicious Pomegranate Sauce Recipe

Pomegranate syrup can be mixed with garlic, red pepper and walnut to make a spread. This is called muhammara and is popular in Turkey.  Pomegranate can be used as a topping for ice cream, made into a jam or mixed with yoghurt.

You can find a lot of pomegranate recipes here:

 Pomegranate Ice Cream Recipe- Enjoy After Dinner

Pomegranate Martini Recipe from  Jamaica

The pomegranate is native to southwest Asia. It is also grown in the Mediterranean, tropical Africa and the Caribbean. This recipe for a martini is from the beautiful island of Jamaica.

Growing Pomegranate in Florida

Pomegranate trees are cultivated in California and Arizona in the United States. The product from farms in America is used to make delicious, healthy juice that is good for the urinary tract and men's health.