Now I know that it is the Christmas season and I was just thinking that these beautiful fruits and veggies are very colorful for this time of year.
Have you ever thought about how many of our fruits and vegetables are green and red. I keep a big green glass bowl full of red and green apples. I love big red strawberries. We have the gorgeous grapes and limes, radishes, beets, lettuce, etc.
Let continue with part 6 of our list of fresh fruits and veggies.
Pomegranates: The pomegranate, botanical name Punica granatum, is a fruit-bearing deciduous shrub or small tree growing between 5 and 8 m (16–26 ft) tall. 1/2 cup = 72 calories.
Health Benefits of Pomegranates
How to De-seed a Pomegranate
What to do with the Pomegranate Seeds
Radicchio: Radicchio is a leaf chicory, sometimes known as Italian chicory, and is a perennial. It is grown as a leaf vegetable which usually has white-veined red leaves. It has a bitter and spicy taste, which mellows when it is grilled or roasted. 1 cup = 9 calories.
Radicchio and Romaine Lettuce with Pears
Spinach: Spinach is an edible flowering plant in the family of Amaranthaceae. It is native to central and southwestern Asia. It is an annual plant, which grows to a height of up to 30 cm. Spinach may survive over winter in temperate regions. 1 cup = 7 calories.
Chilled Watercress and Spinach Soup – Gordon Ramsay
Spinach and Grilled Chicken Salad