John’s Pick of the Week: California Grown Jumbo, Raw Pistachio Meats

John Sigona has been our dried fruit and nut expert for over 35 years.

John Sigona has been our dried
fruit and nut expert for
over 35 years.

California Whole Raw
(Jumbo Size) Pistachio Meats
On Sale: $4.99 6 oz
Reg. $7.99 6 oz

(valid April 6-12, 2016)

From Terra Bella, California, our raw pistachio meats are simply the best–picked at full maturity for full flavor and peak health benefits.

You can store our Raw Pistachios in your refrigerator for at least 3 months…you can freeze them for at least 6 months.

Reasons why pistachios, especially raw, are so good for you:

A (1) oz. serving of raw pistachios provides 10% of the daily value for:

  • Dietary Fiber
  • Vitamin B6
  • Thiamin
  • Phosphorus
  • Copper

Raw Pistachios are rich in:

  • Phytosterols, which directly aid in lowering cholesterol levels
  • Monounsaturated (healthy) Fats
  • High quality plant source of protein, providing essential and non-essential amino acids

Serving suggestions:

  • Try something new and different. Use them in your fresh pesto instead of pine nuts!
  • Fresh fruit or vegetable smoothies
  • Trail mixes
  • All types of salads
  • Stuffing
  • Focaccia bread, after heating to keep them raw for best nutritional benefits
  • Pizza, after it’s baked to keep them raw and retain all nutritional benefits
  • Baking goodies, such as cookies

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