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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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

Types of olives

An overview of 15 of the most common olive varieties to inspire you to try some of them out in your recipes or as a snack.

Did you know that there are hundreds of different varieties of olives and olive trees worldwide? 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 daily.

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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 From Around the World (Including Pictures)

Exotic fruits list

A list of 35 exotic fruits from around the world. Rare, and sometimes even weird, tropical fruits with unique shapes and flavors.

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

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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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