Pecans are now designated as heart-healthy when enjoyed as part of a healthy eating pattern by the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check Certification Program ... read more
Pecans are high in healthy unsaturated fat that can lower total blood cholesterol and preserve high-density lipoproteins (HDL) or “good” cholesterol. read more
Think outside the pie and grab a handful of pecans! With American adults and children snacking more, it’s time to spotlight the natural, healthy, fuss-free pecan. read more
5 medium-sized tomatoes (about 1 lb., cut into thin wedges) ½ c. fresh basil (chopped) 1 T. olive oil 1 T. fresh lemon juice 1 large garlic clove (minced) 3 c. saffron-flavored rice (cooked) 3 chicken breast halves (roasted or grilled, cut into strips) ½ c. plus 1 T. pecan pieces or halves (toasted) 2 [...] read more
It’s easy to find pecans just about anywhere. Pecans are readily available at grocery stores, markets, etc. across the country.find locations
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