Originally native to Persia, the pomegranate fruit is sweet, sour and crunchy at the same time, with a deep red ruby to pinkish-purple color. Compounds found only in pomegranates called punicalagins are shown to benefit the heart and blood vessels. Punicalagins are the major component responsible for pomegranate’s antioxidant and health benefits. They not only lower cholesterol, but also lower blood pressure and increase the speed at which heart blockages (atherosclerosis) melt away. This fruit is also shown to improve digestion and prevent cancer.
Strawberry Pom Icepop Serving Size: 4-6 (depending on size of your mold)Calories per serving: 53Fat per serving: 0 What better way to cool down this summer than to indulge in an ice cold fruity popsicle made at home? The tangy flavor of the pomegranate and the sweetness of the strawberries and agave are a perfect Continue Reading
Red Ruby Spritz Serving Size: 2Calories per serving: 39Fat per serving: 0 Looking for a fancy looking mocktail to sip on or serve to guests? I love this mix of grapefruit and pomegranate juices with the pop of the fizzy water. The juice crackles and lights up your mouth with flavor, especially with the hint Continue Reading