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Wednesday, September 15th, 2021

Wine enthusiasts and beer fans unite! Pistachios are equal-opportunity nuts; they love you both. Depending on the preparation, pistachios are as comfortable with a porter or pilsner as they are with Merlot. They can get down at a ballpark tailgate or go dressy when the occasion requires. For just about […]

Wednesday, September 1st, 2021

August and September are harvest times in Southern New Mexico. August is the peak time for wine grapes and September is when we harvest the pistachios at Heart of the Desert. Some years we end up harvesting both at the same time leading to long, exhausting days for the farmer […]

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021

The ketogenic (Keto) diet is the most popular diet in internet searches this summer. It suggests consuming a large amount of fat (between 70 and 80% of the daily caloric intake) and a significant reduction in carbohydrate intake. In particular, carbs should represent less than 5% of calorie intake (instead […]

Friday, May 14th, 2021

There have been many studies on pistachios and how they help control blood sugar. Adding pistachios to your diet if you have type 2 diabetes, are pre-diabetic or have gestational diabetes appears to be a great idea! Below are the results from studies that indicate including pistachios in your diet […]

Friday, May 7th, 2021
Pistachios

In a study published by the New England Journal of Medicine, it was found that eating nuts, including pistachios, as part of a healthy diet was associated with decreased risk of death in both women and men, especially due to cancer, heart disease and respiratory disease. Eating pistachios may actually […]

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021

In a world where bigger is better, Syrah is the ideal choice. Syrah is a dry, full-bodied red wine. It’s a darker red than Cabernet Sauvignon and contains high amounts of healthy antioxidants. It pairs nicely with a large range of meats and tastes best slightly chilled. THE ORIGINS OF […]

Monday, March 1st, 2021

Many people are looking to improve their overall health and immunity this year—with a focus on diet as one way to do so. According to the International Food Information Council’s 2020 Year-End Survey, one in three people report their eating habits have become healthier over the past year. Which makes […]

Thursday, February 4th, 2021
Kosher marking

When your product or establishment is certified Kosher, shoppers that are familiar with the emblem know that you comply with a strict policy of kosher food laws, including cleanliness, purity, and quality. Heart of the Desert pistachios are certified Kosher. What does it mean and why did we go through […]

Monday, January 18th, 2021
Woman eating pistachios

Regular pistachio consumption can promote favorable changes in the diet, lower blood pressure, and contribute to weight-loss in a behavioral weight loss program. It is possible to lose weight while still consuming your favorite little snack—pistachios! Nut-loving consumers looking to lose a few pounds can feel better about keeping pistachios […]

Monday, December 14th, 2020

Give the gift of health this Christmas, by gifting pistachios. This year is like none other. Our budgets are tight, but we also want to give more, to more people. It may be the perfect year to make some DIY gifts and do some baking. Pistachios make the perfect holiday […]