What Is Cherimoya Fruit? (Origin, Nutrition and Benefits)

What is cherimoya fruit?

As you may know, I love trying out new fruits that aren’t as mainstream as, for example, apples and bananas. There are so many fruits out there that we may have never seen or heard of because they’re not so readily available in our local grocery stores.

One of those not-so-well-known exotic fruits is the delicious cherimoya fruit. While it’s getting easier to find cherimoyas, they are still quite unique and also a bit pricey.

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How to Wash Pesticides off Fruits and Vegetables

How to wash pesticides off fruits and vegetables

It’s usually best to buy organic, but if you’re unable to, read on to learn how to remove pesticides from fruits and vegetables with this handy guide.

In recent years, we have become much more aware of the need to avoid pesticides. Similarly, there has also been a significant increase in organic food sales.

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What Is Bitter Melon? (Also Known as Karela and Bitter Gourd)

What is bitter melon? (also known as karela)

Bitter melon, also known as karela and bitter gourd, is a plant that produces a unique fruit. Unique both in taste as well as in appearance, but the nutritional benefits of bitter melon also stand out.

Even though bitter melon has a strong nutritional profile, it is still a somewhat underappreciated fruit, most likely because many people are ignoring this fruit because of its bitter taste.

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What Is Snake Fruit, Also Known as Salak? (Origin, Nutrition and Benefits)

What is snake fruit? (salak)

In my quest to find new exciting fruits to try out, I had the pleasure of eating snake fruit during my recent travels through Southeast Asia.

While snake fruit, also known as salak, is perhaps not as delicious and refreshing as other exotic fruits I’ve tried in the past, I was pleasantly surprised by this fruit’s unique flavors and texture.

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Can You Eat an Avocado Seed? (Benefits and Uses)

Can you eat avocado seeds?

We all know how delicious, healthy and nutritious avocados are, but what about that big, bulky seed inside?

Most people will consider it as waste and throw it out, but did you know that the pit of an avocado is actually edible? Not only that, there are lots of other uses of avocado seeds that may surprise you.

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What Is Dragon Fruit, aka Pitaya? (Nutrition and Benefits)

What is dragon fruit, aka pitaya?

I had the pleasure of eating dragon fruit (also known as pitaya, or pitahaya) at a dinner party recently, and absolutely loved it. So much so that I decided to go and buy a bunch and try out some recipes.

I remember eating dragon fruit many years ago whilst on holiday in Thailand but had forgotten all about the absolutely delicious taste.

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11 Fruits and Vegetables High in Vitamin K

Fruits and vegetables high in vitamin K

In this article, I am going to share eleven of my favorite fruits and vegetables that are high in vitamin K.

Vitamin K is essential for the body in different ways. It is best known as the vitamin that helps to form blood clots and prevent excessive bleeding. It is also suggested that vitamin K helps with the formation and repair of bones.

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What Are Castelvetrano Olives? (Nutrition and Benefits)

What are Castelvetrano olives

In this article, I am going to discuss the delicious Castelvetrano olive, its nutritional benefits, and how I try to incorporate it in my daily food intake.

With their somewhat mild flavors, Castelvetrano olives are one of the more popular type of olives. As I recently wrote about Kalamata olives, let’s now have a closer look at their green counterparts from Sicily.

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