Got Pomegranates? 8 Healthy Vegetarian Recipes to Try this Season
November is National Pomegranate Month, dedicated to celebrating this beautiful and nutritious fruit.
Not only are they pretty, but pomegranates are packed with antioxidants, which studies show can reduce inflammation and even help prevent various diseases. Want to add more of this superfruit into your diet? This month on the Vibrant Health blog, we’re sharing eight healthy vegetarian recipes utilizing pomegranates — from smoothie bowls to festive holiday crostini!
8 Healthy Recipes Featuring Pomegranates
- Pomegranate Smoothie Bowl
- Pomegranate Chia Pudding Parfait
- No-Bake Pomegranate Bites
- Berries & Cream Smoothie
- Pomegranate & Pear Green Salad with Ginger Dressing
- Winter Fruit Salad
- Avocado & Pomegranate Crostini
- Pomegranate Dark Chocolate Bites
1. Pomegranate Smoothie Bowl
This chocolatey antioxidant-rich smoothie bowl will satisfy all your sweet cravings! Starring our Maximum Vibrant Chocolate Chunk powder, the recipe blends together frozen strawberries, coconut milk, chia seeds and pomegranate arils.
2. Pomegranate Chia Pudding Parfait
Chia seeds are the ultimate superfood, and we love enjoying them in chia pudding. This recipe takes it up a notch by topping the classic chia pudding with a creamy parfait — made with yogurt, pomegranate seeds and sliced almonds.
3. No-Bake Pomegranate Bites
Need a quick energizing bite for on-the-go snacking? These No-Bake Pomegranate Bites will do the trick! They’re made with nutrient-rich ingredients like cashew butter, coconut, dates, and superfood powders including Pomegranate Powder.
4. Berries & Cream Smoothie
This antioxidant-rich smoothie is great for boosting your immune system for cold and flu season! Bananas, pomegranate juice, and frozen cranberries are blended together with coconut milk and our Spectrum Vibrance Antioxidant Superfood Powder for a berry-licious combination.
5. Pomegranate & Pear Green Salad with Ginger Dressing
This seasonal salad is perfect for serving up at your next holiday gathering. Made with arugula, pears, apple and pomegranate arils, it’s full of seasonal flavors and nutrition! Top with a zesty homemade Ginger Dressing!
6. Winter Fruit Salad
Who said fruit salads are just for summer BBQs? This seasonal blend highlights winter fruits like apples, clementines and pears for a holiday showstopper.
7. Avocado & Pomegranate Crostini
You’ll be the hit of the party with these adorable apps! These festive crostini bites are topped with avocado, pomegranate and feta for a little red, white and green. For a healthier version, you can swap the baguette for endive.
8. Pomegranate Dark Chocolate Bites
‘Tis the season for sweet treats! These antioxidant-rich Pomegranate Dark Chocolate Bites will satisfy your sugar cravings — without all the guilt. We love that they’re made with just three simple ingredients: dark chocolate, sea salt and pomegranate seeds.
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