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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What Are Kalamata Olives? (Nutrition and Benefits)

What are Kalamata olives

In this article, I am going to discuss the unique Kalamata olive, its nutritional benefits, and how I try to include it in my food routine.

Native to Greece, Kalamata olives are perhaps one of the most popular olive varieties. And while they may not be for everyone, I personally love eating Kalamata olives as a little snack every now and then.

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15 Common Types of Olives Explained

Types of olives

In this article, I am going to outline 15 of the most common olive varieties, to hopefully inspire you to go and try some of them out.

Olives are certainly not for everyone, but my appreciation for this high-fat fruit has grown to a point where I try to eat them almost on a daily basis.

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What Is the Spiky Kiwano Fruit (aka Horned Melon)?

What is kiwano fruit (also known as horned melon)

Ever since I discovered dragon fruit, I have been on the hunt for other exotic fruits that we can’t easily find in the major supermarkets.

I recently stumbled upon kiwano fruit, otherwise known as kiwano melon, or horned melon. This odd looking fruit goes by many names, and its unusual, spiky appearance immediately caught my attention when I first saw it in a specialty grocery store.

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35 Exotic Fruits You Need to Try

Exotic fruits list

When looking at the range of fruits available in the supermarkets, you may think there is a lot to choose from. And actually, there is, but did you know that this range is only the tip of the fruit iceberg?

There are still so many exotic fruits out there that we may have never seen before in any grocery store, which makes these fruits all the more exciting.

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Can You Eat Apple Seeds (Or Are They Poisonous?)

Can you eat apple seeds?

More than often when I use an apple in my smoothies, I actually blend the whole apple, including the core and seeds. I always assumed that the seeds – also called pips – hold additional nutrients that we shouldn’t let go to waste.

When I shared one of these smoothies with my neighbor and told her about the ingredients I used, she asked me whether it’s okay to eat apple seeds, because she assumed they were poisonous.

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