The Pistachio Love Triangle

Pistachios + dark chocolate pomegranate seeds + port wine = Love Δ

An indulgent, sophisticated love triangle. But, indulgence is okay every now and then. And to be honest, this indulgent pairing comes with health benefits, so don’t feel guilty about treating your taste buds.

In-shell Pistachios: a heart healthy nut, provides your body with antioxidants and unsaturated (healthy) fats
Dark Chocolate & Pomegranate Seeds: both contain antioxidants, which attack free radicals in the body that are responsible for heart disease and other diseases
Port Wine: contains resveratrol, which can help lower bad cholesterol levels and reduce inflammation

One ounce of in-shell pistachios equals approximately 49 nuts, which is more nuts per serving than any other snack nut. For a 100 calorie snack, just reduce your serving to about 30 in-shell pistachios.

If you’re looking for a more indulgent treat, or the perfect Valentine’s Day pairing to impress your sweetie, try this sophisticated combination. The chocolate covered pomegranate seeds were purchased at Trader Joe’s, but if you aren’t able to find any, dark-chocolate covered cherries would be a nice substitute.

In-shell Pistachios + Dark Chocolate Covered Pomegranate Seeds + Port Wine

How do you like to pair your pistachios?

By posting this pairing I am entering a contest sponsored by Pistachio Health Institute and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.

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