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Antioxidant-Rich Pomegranate Recipes
Got a case of the sniffles? Pump up your diet with some pomegranate seeds to perk right up. This winter superfood not only boosts your immunity, it improves blood flow to the heart and is a major antioxidant, reducing plaque buildup in blood vessels. And while all those benefits are important, there's an added holiday eating bonus, too. Thanks to the high fiber content in these little seeds, sprinkling some into your favorite recipes will keep you feeling full and prevent you from overeating. These pomegranate recipes add a pop of color to your holiday menu—plus they're a simple way to bring together a delicious weekday meal.
Roasted Cauliflower with Green Tahini & Pomegranate Seeds
This plate is not only healthy, it's ridiculously pretty to look at. Purple cauliflower is high in vitamin C and fiber, and when tossed with lemony tahini and sweet pomegranate seeds it packs a big nutritional boost. Bookmark this one for a simple salad that will leave you satisfied.
Get the recipe: Roasted Cauliflower with Green Tahini & Pomegranate Seeds
Pomegranate Walnut Brie Crostini
Make over your usual appetizer with this recipe that's a quick crowd-pleaser. Melted Brie on bread topped with tangy pomegranate seeds and walnuts—talk about hitting all the taste-bud spots. This dish is perfect for sweet and savory lovers alike.
Get the recipe: Pomegranate Walnut Brie Crostini
Pomegranate Chicken Skewers with Yogurt, Pistachios & Mint
Why is it that all food tastes better on a stick? These skewers are no exception, thanks to a flavor-packed marinade made with Dijon mustard, pomegranate molasses, and sriracha—and that's just a few of the all-star ingredients.
Get the recipe: Pomegranate Chicken Skewers with Yogurt, Pistachios & Mint
The Full Helping
Fennel Salad with Ancient Grains and Pomegranate Seeds
Spicy arugula, crunchy fennel, pomegranate seeds, and chewy grains combine for a salad that's got a ton of texture and taste. Make a batch at the beginning of the week for a lunch you'll really love.
Get the recipe: Fennel Salad with Ancient Grains and Pomegranate Seeds
A Farmgirl's Dabbles
Wheat Berry and Spinach Salad with Orange-Curry Vinaigrette
You're going to want to make sure there's room in your holiday spread to include this citrus-packed spinach salad. Thanks to the hint of curry in the dressing, this side is perfect for cold weather and will brighten up your table instantly.
Get the recipe: Wheat Berry and Spinach Salad with Orange-Curry Vinaigrette
We love a good guac-and-chip combo as much as the next girl, but this sweet salsa is an easy way to sneak some extra antioxidants onto your holiday party table. Don't worry: Bell peppers, jalapeño, and cilantro taste like your favorite familiar snack.
Get the recipe: Pomegranate Salsa
Dishing Up the Dirt
Avocado Toast with Pomegranates, Radishes & Cashew Cream
Less cooking time = more eating time. Amp up played-out avocado toast with radishes, cashew cream, and a sprinkling of pomegranate seeds for a breakfast or snack you can make in a snap.
Get the recipe: Avocado Toast with Pomegranates, Radishes & Cashew Cream
With Love and Cupcakes