John Sigona’s Pick of the Week: Pine Nuts

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.

John Sigona’s Dried Fruit & Nut Pick of the Week are Pine Nuts

4 oz. Container – $5.99

(Reg. $8.99)

Pine Nuts are a truly SPECTACULAR FOOD.They are an absolutely wonderful, healthy and versatile gift from nature.

Pine nuts have a rich, delicate, nutty flavor that pairs deliciously with eggplant dishes—combine that with the intricate, physical effort involved in harvesting them (mostly done by hand, taking the pine nuts from the Pine cone) and they are, indeed, quite a temptation.

Pine nuts are best stored in an air tight container in the refrigerator for up to one month. You may store them in your freezer for up to three (3) months.

Some Of The Many Health Benefits Of Pine Nuts:

  • Good source of pinolenic acid—helps stimulate hormones, helps to curb appetite
  • Excellent source of Oleic Acid—helps control cholesterol, helpsto eliminate harmful Triglyceride levels—also, helps to protect arteries
  • High Magnesium—helps ease muscle cramps, tension and fatigue
  • Helps body to absorb calcium—aiding bones and teeth
  • Very High antioxidants—which fight free radicals that cause many sicknesses
  • Excellent source of fiber

Some Of The Vitamins And Minerals (1 Oz.) From Pine Nuts:

  • 17% Magnesium
  • 16% Phosphorus
  • Iron 8%
  • Thiamin 7%
  • Potassium 165 mg
  • Vitamin E 13%
  • Vitamin K 19%

Some Of The Many Ways To Use Pine Nuts:

  • In Pasta Dishes
  • In Rice Dishes
  • On Pizza
  • In Stuffing Mixes
  • In Salads
  • In Salad Dressings
  • Fish, Vegetable, Chicken and Meat Dishes
  • Finely Blended in Baby Food
  • Enjoy out of hand

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