Pomegranate With Cacao Chocolate Chips

The beautiful vibrant red, ruby looking seeds of a pomegranate combined with some dark cacao chocolate chips make the best breakfast ever.  It is our new favorite breakfast.  The health benefits of pomegranate’s are endless and when they are in season make sure to stock up and enjoy.

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1 Pomegranate
Handful cacao chocolate chips (in bulk at Wholefoods) or Enjoy Life Chocolate Chips

Mix and eat.  Easy once you get the pomegranate taken apart.  My husband has become an expert but I still make a big mess.  He cuts off the top and bottom and then divides into six sections and picks them out and strains them.

Below is taken from Mercola’s recent article on top 10 superfoods, with pomegranate listed as number 10.

The primary source of this fruit’s benefits is its antioxidant content, particularly ellagitannin compounds like punicalagins and punicalins, which account for about half of the pomegranate’s antioxidant ability. The juice and pulp of pomegranates have previously been studied for their potential heart- and joint health benefits.

Aim to incorporate as many of these foods into your diet on a daily or weekly basis as you can, and you’ll be off to a great nutritional start. For even more advice on how to eat right by focusing your diet on whole, unprocessed “superfoods” .

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