Wednesday, March 6th, 2024

The Truth About Pistachios and Weight Control   In the realm of nutrition, myths often overshadow facts, leaving many of us misguided in our dietary choices. One such myth that has persisted for far too long is the fear of fat. Despite mounting evidence to the contrary, the belief that […]

Friday, December 15th, 2023
Stollen with American Pistachios

Popular Pistachio Christmastime Recipes from Around the World   As the holiday season approaches, kitchens around the world come alive with the sounds of laughter, the warmth of family, and the aroma of delicious treats. Among the festive delights that make their appearance, pistachios stand out as a global favorite. […]

Wednesday, July 19th, 2023

As the warm rays of the sun blanket us in their glory, there’s no better time to indulge in delicious and healthy snacks that complement the joy of summer. Amidst the plethora of options available, one nut stands out as a timeless classic: pistachios. Bursting with flavor and loaded with […]

Thursday, June 22nd, 2023

Pistachios aren’t just for snacking! Discover a variety of creative and delicious ways to use pistachios in cooking and baking, such as in pesto, salad dressings, desserts, and more.   Pistachios can add a delightful crunch and a unique flavor to a wide range of dishes. Here are some creative […]

Thursday, April 20th, 2023

New Mexico cuisine is a product of the unique blend of cultural influences that have shaped the region’s history. The cuisine is a fusion of Native American, Spanish, and Mexican flavors that have evolved over time, with each culture contributing its own distinctive flavors and ingredients. Native American Influence: The […]

Tuesday, January 17th, 2023

Pistachios provide an array of health benefits and make a delicious addition to any meal or snack. Check out the below reasons to include pistachios in your diet, five tips to include pistachios in your diet more often, and a great dessert recipe—all created by Dietician Sharon Palmer, RDN. REASONS […]

Wednesday, October 19th, 2022

One thing that we love about pumpkin season is the fact that pumpkins are so versatile! They can be used to create amazing autumn dishes, from sumptuous soups to savory sides to scrumptious sweets. With such versatility comes a complicated question; is there a perfect wine that pairs with pumpkin? […]

Monday, October 3rd, 2022

We’ve had a bountiful harvest season this year – and Heart of the Desert has been busier than ever! Besides loving fall for the harvest season, we also enjoy the comforts of cooler weather, harvest vegetables, and the excitement of the “spooky season.” One of our favorite recipes to enjoy […]

Friday, December 10th, 2021
Pistachio Bundt Cake

Are you a fan of carrot cake? This moist, tasty cake is made even better with pistachios and makes a wonderful dessert for a holiday potluck or dinner. Pistachios are fresh during the holidays after being harvested in the early autumn. So, it’s the perfect time of year to bake […]

Tuesday, September 28th, 2021

Sure, pistachios on their own are great to snack on. Taking the time to crack them is part of the fun and slows you down so you don’t eat too many. Buying the kernels and just popping them in your mouth works too. Afterall, 49 kernels are only 158 calories. […]